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Keio U announces Interactive Poster That Loves Being Kissed

By sensing the distance between the user and the display, this photo of a person reacts when kissed. This system is currently under development by a research group at Keio University and they are also considering how to utilize this sy[...]
Keio U announces Interactive Poster That Loves Being Kissed

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[Hands-On - Video] Canon releases EOS Kiss X5 and Kiss X50 in Japan (Rebel T3i and Rebel T3)

We just came back from Canon’s press conference where the company introduced today two new entry level DSRLs with the Kiss X5 (Rebel T3i) and Kiss X50 (Rebel, T3). Both models don’t come with stunning improvements but just enough to ke[...]
[Hands-On - Video] Canon releases EOS Kiss X5 and Kiss X50 in Japan (Rebel T3i and Rebel T3)
[Hands-On - Video] Canon releases EOS Kiss X5 and Kiss X50 in Japan (Rebel T3i and Rebel T3)[Hands-On - Video] Canon releases EOS Kiss X5 and Kiss X50 in Japan (Rebel T3i and Rebel T3)[Hands-On - Video] Canon releases EOS Kiss X5 and Kiss X50 in Japan (Rebel T3i and Rebel T3)[Hands-On - Video] Canon releases EOS Kiss X5 and Kiss X50 in Japan (Rebel T3i and Rebel T3)[Hands-On - Video] Canon releases EOS Kiss X5 and Kiss X50 in Japan (Rebel T3i and Rebel T3)

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Canon Kiss X3 (500D or Rebel T1i), the Review

Last week we had the Nikon 5000D for a spin here Nikon D5000, the Review, today we’ll try our best to review its direct competitor, the Canon Kiss X3, better known in Europe as 500D or Rebel T1i in North America. Canon Kiss X3/50[...]
Canon Kiss X3 (500D or Rebel T1i), the Review
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Canon’s Kiss X3 (500D or Rebel T1i), the Review

Last week we had the Nikon 5000D for a spin here Nikon D5000, the Review, today we’ll try our best to review its direct competitor, the Canon Kiss X3, better known in Europe as 500D or Rebel T1i in North America. Canon Kiss X3/50[...]
Canon’s Kiss X3 (500D or Rebel T1i), the Review
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Akihabara Shot with a Canon Kiss X3 (500D or Rebel T1i)

We just received the Canon Kiss X3 (500D or Rebel T1i), and wanted to share this quick video of Akihabara taken yesterday with the beast on my way back to office from a Sanyo press conference… This Video was taken in 720/30p then conve[...]
Akihabara Shot with a Canon Kiss X3 (500D or Rebel T1i)

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PIE 09: Kiss X3 (500D, Rebel T1i) Hands-on and First Impression

Yesterday Canon announced world wide their new baby DLSR, the Kiss X3 in Japan, aka 500D in Europe and Rebel T1i in North America. This morning before the PIE 2009 opened I had some quality time with the Kiss X3… Unfortunately I couldn[...]
PIE 09: Kiss X3 (500D, Rebel T1i) Hands-on and First Impression
PIE 09: Kiss X3 (500D, Rebel T1i) Hands-on and First ImpressionPIE 09: Kiss X3 (500D, Rebel T1i) Hands-on and First ImpressionPIE 09: Kiss X3 (500D, Rebel T1i) Hands-on and First ImpressionPIE 09: Kiss X3 (500D, Rebel T1i) Hands-on and First ImpressionPIE 09: Kiss X3 (500D, Rebel T1i) Hands-on and First Impression

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Canon Kiss X3 (500D) with Full HD Video Recording

If you can’t afford a 5D Mark II but wish to shoot stunning video in Full HD with your 50mm lens, just wait until April when you can get a shiny new Kiss X3, a 15.1Mpix, ISO 3200 (with a 12800 Mode), Digic IV, Full HD Video recor[...]
Canon Kiss X3 (500D) with Full HD Video Recording
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Canon’s Major Refund Campaign in Japan

From today until June 30th, Canon Japan will refund up to 20,000 Yen (€160) on any purchase of a Canon 50D or Kiss X2. Basically for a 50D with EF-D18-200-IS lenses you’ll be entitled to a 20,000 Yen refund, and 10,000 Yen if hav[...]
Canon’s Major Refund Campaign in Japan

Via Kiss X2 Promotion

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Window to Japan…

Completely OT but this morning at around 7 AM the sky looked pretty amazing, so I took my old Kiss N (350D) and its cheap Tamron 18-200 lens, changed the exposure… and here you are. (Photo taken from my office window on the 3rd floor of my house.)
Window to Japan…
Window to Japan…

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Canon Rebel XSi Hits the US (Kiss X2)

Not yet available in Japan, here is Canon USA’s official announcement regarding the upgraded version of the EOS Kiss: Kiss X2 or Rebel XSi. It’s is a 12.1Mpix DSLR and received a lot of improvements over it’s older br[...]
Canon Rebel XSi Hits the US (Kiss X2)
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