Tag Archives: canon

Inventor crafts $20 ‘electronic viewfinder’ for iPhone

(Credit: Paul Anderson) Paul Anderson, an inventor based in Oregon, has created an iPhone accessory called the Daylight Viewfinder, which blocks out stray sunlight and improves your ability to see images on the screen when framing your shots. The device is made up of two components: an eyepiece attachment and a dedicated camera app. Users first need to ...

This week in Crave: The geek chic edition

Too busy planning for Geek Pride Day to keep up with Crave this week? Well, take your eyes off the circuit boards and computer code on your Geek Sneaks for a moment and catch up on what you missed. Click on the image to see more "Star Trek" memorabilia from Crave writer Amanda Kooser's treasured collection. (Credit: Amanda ...

Canon ditching humans, cameras hand-made by robots by 2015

Image

Canon has announced that it'll ditch human production line employees and rely entirely on robots to build its cameras. Several Japanese companies have felt the pinch thanks to the soaring value of the yen and have acted quickly to move production overseas, but Canon has resisted doing the same. Company spokesperson Jan Misumi ...

Nikon Nirvana: Which Nikon dSLR? (roundup)

Not everyone approaches the dSLR buying decision as a tabula rasa choice. If you've already chosen Nikon -- whether it's because you already have some lenses, your friends are enamored of the brand, or you simply have had good experiences with the company's point-and-shoots -- here's some help selecting the right dSLR model. On a general ...