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Month: August, 2010

HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-in-One B110a printer / test review by Trusted Reviews

20 August, 2010 (20:03) | HP, Printer, Review | By: Camera News

HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-in-One B110a
HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-in-One B110a

Trusted Reviews has tested an All-in-One printer from HP. The HP printer is called HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-in-One B110a and is able to print, scan and copy in addition to being able to print from everywhere as long as you are connected to the internet.

Some key features for the HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-in-One B110a:
-Able to print, scan and copy
-Print speeds up to 32 pages per minute in black and 30 pages per minute in color
-Print resolution up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi
-4 print cartridges
-80-sheet input tray

Trusted Reviews ends up giving the HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-in-One B110a an overall rating of 7 out of 10 possible points. The Photosmart printer scores highest on value for your money and features while scoring a little lower on print speeds and print quality. The B110a is a good printer, but the reviewer does not see the point with remote printing but if this is a thing you need you should probably look into purchasing this HP printer.
Read the full review of the HP Photosmart Wireless e-All-in-One B110a printer here.

Fujifilm FinePix XP10 test / review by – waterproof Fuji digital camera

20 August, 2010 (19:27) | Compact Camera, Fujifilm, Review | By: Camera News

Fujifilm FinePix XP10
Fujifilm FinePix XP10 has reviewed a waterproof camera from Fujifilm. The digital camera is called Fujifilm FinePix XP10 and is able to take pictures down to depths of 3 meters. The Fujifilm camera is able to handle shocks and cold temperatures.

Some key features for the Fujifilm FinePix XP10:
-12 megapixel image sensor
-5x optical zoom lens
-2.7″ LCD screen
-Waterproof up to 3 meters
-Shockproof up to 1 meter
-Freezeproof to – 10 degrees ends up giving the Fujifilm FinePix XP10 camera a very good review with an overall score of 4.5 stars out of 5 possible. On the positive side the reviewer thinks the camera from Fujifilm have a good look, the price tag is nice, the rugged features are useful and the camera is easy to use. There are a couple of negative points such as hard to see the content on the LCD screen in bright sunlight, shutter lag when taking indoor photos and too small buttons. Overall the XP10 seems like a good rugged camera if you are not interested in spending a lot of money.
Read the full review of the Fujifilm FinePix XP10 digital camera here.

Epson announces Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD wireless All-In-One printer with 19.8cm smart-navigation touch-panel

18 August, 2010 (18:40) | Epson, Printer | By: Camera News

Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD
Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD

Epson today has announced a new wireless All-in-One printer called Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD. The printer is able to print, scan, copy and fax, and has a large 19.8cm smart-navigation touch-panel. Read the press release from Epson below for more information.

Some key features for the Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD:
-Inkjet cartridges
-19.8cm smart-navigation touch-panel
-High speed wireless connectivity
-Prints directly from memory cards

The Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD wireless All-In-One printer will be released on the market in September 2010 and cost about £299.99.

Press release:
Contemporary 4-in-1 from Epson is designed for sophisticated home users

The Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD is a wireless all-in-one with a premium feature set.

18th August, 2010 – Epson® launches the Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD – the flagship wireless model of its extensive consumer inkjet range. This all-in-one printer comes fully loaded with features, including the latest high speed Wi-Fi, automatic document feeder and double-sided printing, and can print, scan and copy in high definition. With a contemporary look and feel, it’s designed to fit easily into any modern home. The PX820FWD is available from 1st September 2010.

The PX820FWD has a smart-navigation touch-panel with integrated touch-screen that puts all its functionality at the user’s fingertips and enables photos to be printed quickly and directly from memory cards and PictBridge™-enabled cameras. Sharing printing, scanning and faxing with everyone in the household is simple thanks to integrated wireless and Ethernet connectivity.

Users can print high definition, better-than-lab-quality photos with Epson Claria Photographic Ink – a dye-based ink which delivers vivid, long-lasting prints. Switching between printing photos and documents couldn’t be easier with the PX820FWD’s auto-select function, which automatically selects the right paper for the job from a choice of plain paper or photo paper.

Simon Hanly, Product Specialist at Epson UK, comments: “The new PX820FWD has been designed with a contemporary look and feel to ensure it can fit into any modern home. The printer delivers exceptional quality, speed and functionality which makes this inkjet the latest must-have printer for sophisticated users wanting a wide range of features at their fingertips.”

As with all Epson inkjets, the PX820FWD is ENERGY STAR® qualified and power efficient, resulting in reduced bills and environmental impact. Users can also make savings with individual inks, as only the colour used needs to be replaced, and can choose from different cartridge sizes depending on their printing needs.

Key Features:

– Compact and contemporary design to fit into any modern home
– Print, scan and copy in high definition
– Easy operation with large, clear 19.8cm touch-panel viewer
– Integrated wireless and Ethernet for shared printing, scanning and faxing
– Operate at faster speeds and longer range with the latest 802.11n wireless technology*
– Automatic document feeder for easy scanning, faxing and copying of multiple pages
– Convenient automatic double-sided printing
– Auto-selecting A4 and photo paper trays for media flexibility
– Print directly onto suitable CDs and DVDs
– Photos last for up to 98 years in a photo frame or over 200 years in an album**
– Print fast 10x15cm photos in approx 10 seconds*
– Print documents at up to 40 pages per minute**
– Save money with individual inks – only replace the colour used

Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD recommended price: £299.99

*When used with other 802.11n products. Wi-Fi speed may vary depending on physical environment
**For more information please visit

Canon announces Canon Pixma MG6120 and MG8120 wireless All-in-One printers with Intelligent Touch System

18 August, 2010 (10:40) | Canon, Printer | By: Camera News

Canon Pixma MG6120
Canon Pixma MG6120

Canon has announced two new wireless All-in-One (AIO) printers called Canon Pixma MG6120 and MG8120. The printers have so called with Intelligent Touch System and have HD movie print. The touch system makes it easier to navigate and make your prints. In addition the printers feature technologies such as Auto Photo Fix II, Easy-PhotoPrint EX and Easy-WebPrint EX. Both Pixma printers has the ability to print via Wi-Fi.
There are not many differences between the Canon printers, but the MG8120 features a built-in Film Adapter Unit and has faster printing times. Read more about the printers in the Canon press release below.

The printer will cost about $300 for the Canon Pixma MG8120 and $200 for the Canon Pixma MG6120.

Press release:

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., August 17, 2010 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the addition of the new PIXMA MG8120 and PIXMA MG6120 Wireless1 Photo All-In-One (AIO) printers with a new, ground-breaking Intelligent Touch System improving the overall user experience with new technologies that have not been seen before in desktop printers. In addition to the new Intelligent Touch System, these PIXMA printers feature Full High Definition (HD) Movie Print2 for capturing memorable moments and other upgrades which will improve functionality and print quality. The addition of these printers further solidifies Canon’s commitment to providing award-winning, innovative products which limit the amount of time it takes to complete a project while maintaining the high quality users have come to expect from a Canon PIXMA product.

Designed with ease-of-use in mind, the new Intelligent Touch System is a game changer for overall printer usability. Consumers will find it easier and quicker than ever to navigate through menus and perform everyday tasks with back-lit touch sensitive buttons and a new light guidance system eliminating buttons not in use thus reducing opportunities for mistakes. In the early onset of touch technology, many products utilized resistive touch technology which relied on pressure being applied to the touch surface in order to get the desired result. The new Canon PIXMA MG8120 and MG6120 Wireless1 Photo AIO printers use the fast and responsive capacitive touch technology which picks up on electricity in the users body when a finger glides across the touch surface designed to provide for seamless navigation through menus and other desired commands. This same technology is utilized in many of today’s popular smartphones and when combined with the light guidance system, consumers will be surprised at how tasks can be accomplished quicker than ever before.

The new Full HD Movie Print provides consumers with a new alternative for preserving many of those memorable moments which in the past may have been rather challenging to catch. When using compatible HD Canon EOS and PowerShot Digital cameras, consumers can print individual frames of movies captured from scenes such as a child blowing out a candle on their first birthday cake or of a couple dancing on their wedding day. The days of missing those special moments can now be considered a thing of the past. With Full HD Movie Print consumers can be confident the scenes captured on a camera whether through still or movie capabilities, can be shared for years to come. 3

“Canon has always been at the forefront of providing consumers with products that are not only of high quality but easy to use with an innovative design and user-interface,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A. “The addition of the new Intelligent Touch System along with Full HD Movie Print will provide consumers with a unique user experience which further separates Canon from the competition.”

The new Canon PIXMA MG8120 and PIXMA MG6120 Wireless Photo AIO printers will also feature the recently upgraded versions of Auto Photo Fix II, Easy-PhotoPrint EX and Easy-WebPrint EX to further enhance the printing experience. Auto Photo Fix II, which helps correct common photo errors, has been improved with enhanced light-source recognition and color-cast correction resulting in an increase in the overall image quality of printed images. With Easy-PhotoPrint EX images can now be searched for and used from Flickr providing further flexibility to consumers interested in printing high-quality photos, albums and stickers from computers without having to launch an internet browser.

Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows® Only) 4 upgrades include a new Fit-to-One-Page button for easy printing of text and images from websites. This button is especially useful for applications such as printing a restaurant’s various menus or multi-page articles. This new software will also provide for printing of multiple web page clips in a booklet format for easy handling and improved organization while images can be inserted into the print layouts allowing users to personalize their information even further.

PIXMA MG8120 Wireless Photo AIO Printer

When searching for a printer that generates photo-lab quality results in addition to having unique and easy to use features, look no further than the Canon PIXMA MG8120 Wireless Photo AIO printer. With six individual ink tanks, including one which is gray, utilizing the ChromaLife100 + ink system3, consumers can produce high-quality color in addition to black and white images at an industry leading maximum color resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi5. For users interested in converting older slides and negatives to digital, a built-in Film Adapter Unit has also been included. The Advanced Media Handling options such as Auto Duplex copying, printing and a two-way paper feed can help reduce the amount of time it takes to complete a project as well. The overall speed in which a high quality borderless6 4” x 6” photo can be produced has also been improved over the prior generation, with one completed in approximately 20 seconds7. A must-have for any consumer interested in printing high-quality photos or important documents from the comfort of home, the MG8120 has an estimated selling price of $299.998.

PIXMA MG6120 Wireless Photo AIO Printer

The Canon PIXMA MG6120 Wireless Photo AIO printer not only provides high-quality results but is affordable as well. Similar to the flagship MG8120, this new printer features a gray ink tank for printing of high-quality black and white images along with color. The six individual ink tanks can produce an industry leading maximum color resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi5. The 3.0-inch LCD screen and similar Advanced Media Handling features found on the MG8120 further add to the versatility of this new AIO printer. Capable of producing a high-quality borderless6 4” x 6” photo in approximately 20 seconds7, the MG6120 has an estimated selling price of $199.998.

As an added incentive, both printers are now 802.11n Wi-Fi certified which will allow for a faster network transfer rate. Wireless networks can be set up with the press of one button when using a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). Canon offers award-winning service and support online for all users looking to set up any of the new Wireless products at Here customers have access to video tutorials, FAQs, and helpful hints to assist in setting up a Wireless device.

With more and more people utilizing smartphones to capture images, the need for a mobile printing application is more important than ever. Canon has addressed this growing need to unlock these memories with the free Easy-Photo Print application which will allow for these images to be printed quickly and shared with friends and family. In the past, these memories would be trapped in the phone only to be shared when having the device in hand. Now, the opportunity is there for users of Android™ equipped mobile phones to unlock these moments with the Canon Easy-Photo Print for Android application available for download for free on the Android Market9. For Apple iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad™ mobile device users, the Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for iPhone (iEPP) application is available for free on the App Store.SM


Looking to extend creativity beyond just photos and documents? Consumers can try Canon Inc.‘s CREATIVE PARK website at The site offers free 3-D paper craft projects, scrapbooking templates and embellishments, novel greeting cards, and educational materials. As an added bonus with the purchase of select new PIXMA printers, including the PIXMA MG6120 and MG8120 Photo All-in-One Printers, consumers will be provided with exclusive printable content through CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM subject to meeting certain additional eligibility requirements10. This content includes post cards, albums, and many more projects including paintings by artists such as Norman Rockwell.


CANON iMAGE GATEWAY is an exclusive online photography resource and service for registered owners of qualified Canon products. Camera users can upload and share photos and videos with friends and family if they have registered certain qualifying products via their Canon Account. Members also gain access to informative photography-related articles on topics such as macro shooting, portrait photography, printing tips and print projects to get the most out of their photos. Registered qualifying printer owners can use their photos to create greeting cards, calendars and much more with Print Projects! Members are provided with a wide array of helpful articles to enhance their experience with their Canon printer and create inspiring projects.

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