Canon has announced nine new digital-imaging products, including point-and-shoot cameras and all-in-one printers, most of which use wireless technology to let you access the Internet, among other things. And the company has expanded various features to make access to and interaction with social networking sites faster and more versatile.
Of Canon's five new point-and-shoot digital cameras, four include built-in Wi-Fi. On the Canon PowerShot G16 advanced point-and-shoot ($550), the PowerShot SX510 HS superzoom ($250), and the PowerShot S120 subcompact ($450), you can use the built-in Wi-Fi to quickly transfer photos to a computer—or by downloading Canon's app to your smart phone or tablet, you can transfer them to a mobile device.
The new version of the Canon PowerShot N subcompact ($300), which also has built-in Wi-Fi, takes this a step further: It includes a dedicated Facebook Connect button that gives you a convenient way to share your photos and videos on the social-networking site.
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Canon also introduced two new wireless all-in-one inkjet printers today: the Pixma MG7120 ($200) and the Pixma MG5520 (150), and a new cloud-based printing app. Once you have this app installed on your mobile phone or tablet (it's available for iOS and Android devices), you can print directly from a host of social networking, photo-sharing and cloud-storage websites including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Dropbox, Picasa Web Albums, and Evernote, to the two new wireless printers.
Canon has also included Airprint technology (an iOS-based feature that lets you print from iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch products) on these two new printers and three older all-in-ones, Pixma MX922, Pixma MX522 and MXPixma 452.
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