• Boring Edition: Canon Announces imageCLASS MF4270 Laser Multifunction Printer

    Going after small businesses and home offices who desire an affordable network-ready tool, Canon has announced the imageCLASS MF4270 laser multifunction printer. The MF4270 is lightning quick and will spew out 21 pages-per-minute. Like whoa! Try to contain your excitement because I’m trying very hard to contain mine. It also prints duplex output directly from your PC, incoming faxes… Read More

  • Canon Updates Firmware For EOS-1D Mark III

    If there are any EOS-1D Mark III owners in the audience then please take heed on this firmware upgrade. If the errors on the Italian and Chinese menu screens put you into a fit of rage then immediately upgrade to v1.1.0. I’m not sure who would get annoyed with the camera not starting up properly when the battery is inserted, but this alleviates that problem as well. The look of images on… Read More

  • Canon iVIS HG10 High-Def HDD Camcorder

    Passively watching HD content is for the dinosaurs. The *really* cool people film their own HD content, and judging by recent releases, such recording is inching closer to the mainstream. Canon’s the latest company to get involved and its iVIS HG10 one-ups Panasonic’s efforts by having a built-in hard drive, 40GB to be exact. (With Panasonic’s jawn you have to carry SD cards… Read More

  • DemystifyingDigital: New & Easy Printers

    DemystifyingDigital is a new feature written by Dan Havlik, editor of

    Printers are the kind of devices you usually ignore until there’s something wrong with them. And with how poorly made and unnecessarily difficult most printers are to use, there’s often something wrong with them. (“PC Load Letter error” anyone?) The following are three… Read More

  • DemystifyingDigital: New & Easy Camcorders

    DemystifyingDigital is a new feature written by Dan Havlik, editor of If you’ve ever seen the return rate on digital camcorders at Best Buy you’d know that they are some of the most frustratingly difficult gadgets to use. That’s all beginning to change though with the growing popularity of new recording formats including DVD-based camcorders and… Read More

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II Spotted

    Gizmodo found some leaked photos of the unannounced 5D Mark II on some crazy German forum. No details are known yet other than it will replace the current 5D, so a similar feature set is assumed. Make of it what you will, but this SLR sure is purdy. Update: Alright so this is definitely fake. Oh well, there’s always hope.
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  • Canon Announces Pint-sized Portable Printer

    If you’re one of those annoying photographers who hangs around tourist spots offering to take people’s pictures for ridiculous prices, then you’ll certainly be interested in Canon’s latest portable printer. The pint-sized SELPHY CP740 printer spits out 4×6-inch lab-quality photos in less than a minute. It also includes automatic red-eye reduction, a 2-inch color… Read More

  • DemystifyingDigital: New & Easy Digital Point-and-Shoot Cameras

    DemystifyingDigital is a new feature written by Dan Havlik, editor of As much as we love all the bells and whistles they’re putting on digital cameras these days (how could we live without our optical image stabilization?), a lot of features are so hard to figure out that most camera buyers don’t even bother. That’s why it’s refreshing when… Read More

  • Olympus Teases Us With Possible E-1 Successor

    What’s underneath the veil, Olympus? Could it be the successor to your E-1s, which are now some four years old? I know you showed a prototype SLR back at PMA, but we want the real thing, baby. We want it so bad. Or not, whatever. It better do well to compete against the heavy hitters from Nikon and Canon. “Product Page” [Olympus via] Read More

  • Patent Monkey: Eye Tracking for Computers

    In watching the growing interest in web tracking, with players like clickdensity combined with analytics to fine tune preferences, we thought Canon’s recently received patent covering the use of image data to track eye movement on a computer screen quite interesting. Canon has a deep history in eye tracking technology and filed on this technique to determine head position and then… Read More

  • Kodak EasyShare 5300: Don't Believe The Hype

    Though new to the world of desktop printing, Kodak still has an illustrious past with some excellent products. But its reputation could be going down the drain thanks to some recent claims the photo-centric company made. Over at Pop Photo, the boys put the Kodak EasyShare 5300 All-in-one to the test to see if could truly crank out 180 borderless color photos. It looks like Kodak got a… Read More

  • Canon's PowerShot TX1: A True Hybrid Camera

    Along with the Sony Cybershot DSC-G1, Canon’s $499 PowerShot TX1 was one of the more innovative new compact models shown off at this year’s PMA convention. You’ve probably seen and read the details on this compact beauty that shoots high-def video (1,280×720) at 30fps and captures 7.1-megapixel stills through its 10X optical zoom lens that works whether you’re… Read More

  • Canon EOS-1D Mark III Raspberry

    When an older gentlemen in a suit giggles like a schoolboy, you know something either made a fart noise or something cool happened. In this video, we witness both of those things. The Canon EOS-1D Mark III can apparently take 5 million pictures a second and sounds like a poot. PMA 07: Canon EOS-1D Mark III Snapping Off Frames Like a House Afire [The Giz] Read More

  • Canon's Hybrid PowerShot TX1

    Here’s a beautiful little package that packs a ton of power. For $500, you can score a Canon PowerShot TX1, a sort-of hybrid device that’s compact and records HD video and takes 7.1MP photos. Aside from a spectacular price tag, this baby can do 720p video, 10x optical zoom, multiple shooting modes, image stabilization, 115,000-pixel LCD, ISO settings from 80 to 1600 and – bet… Read More

  • Canon's Beastly DSLR – The EOS-1D Mark III

    In addition to those two digital ELPH cameras that were announced earlier, Canon has also announced the EOS-1D Mark III, a professional DSLR that uses Canon’s new DIGIC III image processing. Since you already heard about DIGIC III and all that jazz, I’ll break this one down to the meat and bones for you. The EOS Mark III has a 3-inch LCD with LiveView technology, a possible ISO… Read More

  • Canon's Two Merry ELPHs: SD750 And SD1000

    Canon has announced two new digital cameras in its digital ELPH line: the SD750 and SD1000. Set to be released in March, the SD750 and SD1000 are decent looking cameras that come in stainless steel or dual-tone matte black and cost $300 and $350 (respectively). Both use the new Canon DIGIC III image processor, which is said to increase performance and improve image quality. Other included… Read More

  • Wifi Digital Cameras: Canon and Olympus Newly Minted Patents

    Two newly minted patents to Canon and Olympus covering wifi image transfers for digital cameras hit in January are just the beginning… Canon recently received an issued patent covering an external device, such as a PC, that triggers wireless transfer of images from one or more digital cameras in a home or office network. Read More

  • Canon Prepping 22-Megapixel EOS-1Ds Mark III

    I’m a big fan of Canon cameras (I use an EOS-30D) and this appears to be the biggest thing they have coming: the EOS-1Ds Mark III. Featuring 22-megapixels of oh so unnecessary picturing takin’ beauty, The Mark III is set to oust the Mark II as the top rig at Canon camp. They’re also saying the Mark III will be half the size of its predecessor, making it much more… Read More

  • Canon HV20: HD Camcorder

    Canon just announced the HV20, a 1080i HD camera with building in hard drive. The camera uses Canon’s 1920 x 1080 CMOS and can take 24p cinema style video along with 3.1-megapixel stills. It includes a hot shoe for external light sources and microphones. 10x zoom and mini HDMI — wow! — round out the package. Strangely enough there is no mention of hard drive size but it does… Read More

  • Canon EOS-40D Imminent?

    The page has since been taken down, but Canon Hong Kong earlier had a page up for the EOS-40D DSLR. While the page didn’t contain any details other than a header, it could mean that Canon is readying the much anticipated 40D for prime-time. Details of the 40D have been swimming since last September, when Canon responded to our blurb. According to that early speculation, the EOS-40D… Read More