Companies put out patents for new stuff all the time, and Canon have filed 4,134 of them, many of which will never actually exist in reality, but every now and again, one comes along that looks gives a very strong indicator for eventual release.
British Diver and Olympic Bronze Medalist Tom Daley ran a brief competition on his Twitter feed recently. The brief was simple. Modify a photograph with the winner being chosen to become the new banner for his Twitter profile.
With 2.6 million followers, Tom had no shortage of entries, and the competition was soon hijacked by Photoshop pranksters, as was inevitable.
If you thought that the mere act of shooting the Olympics is nerve wreaking, wait until you find out that the deadline for delivering the photos (tagged and edited) is only two hours.
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