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Canon Inc. is a Japanese multinational company that specializes in manufacturing optical products such as digital cameras, computer printers, camcorders, photocopiers, and medical equipment. Based in Tokyo, Japan, the company was founded in 1937 by Takeshi Mitarai, Goro Yoshida, Saburo Uchid, and Takeo Maeda. Canon Inc. succeeded Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory. The company developed Japan's first-ever 35mm camera called Kwanon. Eventually the name of the company was changed to Canon in 1947.

Real Canon 300mm f/4 L lens turned into a mug

01/25/2011, You might remember those novelty lens mugs that we brought to your attention a while back. If those aren’t realistic enough for you, maybe you’d like to bid for a mug that was created from a real $1,300 Canon 300mm f/4 L lens? The lens isn’t working...

USB Speaker disguised as a Canon DSLR

12/29/2010, If you’re bored with the current pair of speakers you own, the folks over at Gadget4All are selling a portable speaker that looks just like a life-sized Canon DSLR camera. With built in SD card reader, USB port and a 3.5mm audio jack, you...

Canon DSLR is actually a coin bank

12/29/2010, We’ve seen fake lenses that were actually water tumblers in the past, and this time around we have a Canon DSLR coin bank to help you save up those precious pennies over the years towards your new lens fund – of course, with the approval of...

Tamron Introduces Smallest 15X DSLR Zoom Lens

12/13/2010, Tamron has announced what it calls the world’s smallest and lightest 15X zoom lens for DSLR cameras. The after-market camera equipment maker is using a piezoelectric internal focus motor to achieve this feat along with Vibration Compensation for...

FCC checks out Canon DV840210 wireless mic system

12/09/2010, Most camcorders have one major weakness – that is being unable to capture quality audio to go along with the video. Well, perhaps it is time you call upon some bit of wireless goodness – we’re talking about the Canon DV840210 wireless...

Canon Can Install A Mode Dial Lock On Your DSLR For $100

12/02/2010, Canon users out there might be a touch jealous of folks who have a mode dial lock mechanism on their cameras. The good news is that if you’ve got a spare Benjamin lying around and own an EOS 5D Mark II or EOS 7D camera, you could have that sorted...

Canon PREa powered by Windows Embedded CE 6.0

10/19/2010, In this day and age, we gotta ask ourselves – how many new devices out there which are released will actually feature Windows Embedded CE, never mind the version number? Granted, most of us probably can’t even pluck out a model number from our...

Lensbaby Scout With Fisheye For DSLR Cameras

10/13/2010, Lensbaby has introduced a new Fisheye lens for DSLR cameras, the Scout. The lens offers a 12mm focal length and is capable of capturing a 160-degree angle of view, offering extreme close-up shots from as little as half an inch from the lens. While many...

DIY: Briefcase Photo Booth

10/04/2010, If the standard compact photo printer isn’t good enough for you while on the road, perhaps you can hack together something better, something along the lines of this portable printer. The creator came up with a DIY photo booth for himself, housed in...

Canon G12 camera gets all exclusive

09/28/2010, Canon’s G12 camera has been souped up aesthetically thanks to the efforts of Diane von Furstenberg who designed this model exclusively for AHAlife, where only 50 units will be available to the mass market. The fashion maven has had a long running...

Canon PowerShot G12 digital camera ready to rock and roll

09/14/2010, Canon’s latest foray into the digital camera market has resulted in the PowerShot G12, where it will deliver High Definition video capture capability, not to mention its HS (High Sensitivity) System that is touted to deliver great looking images...

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS digital camera

09/14/2010, Canon has laid claim to the mantle of the longest-ranged point-and-shoot camera thanks to the introduction of their PowerShot SX30 IS. This camera is in its element whenever you decide to take full advantage of its new 35X, 24-840mm equivalent lens...

Canon EOS 60D DSLR Goes Official

08/26/2010, We’ve been catching glimpses of the Canon EOS 60D recently, and now Canon has finally made the successor to the 50D official. The 60D now offers an impressive feature set that includes an 18-megapixel image sensor, with a DIGIC 4 processor. The 60D...

Canon LV-7590 Multimedia Projector announced

08/24/2010, Canon’s latest multimedia projector, the LV-7590, is definitely worth looking into if you want some versatility attached to the device. After all, it will feature five other optional lenses to choose from, allowing you to customize it to fit a range...