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May 31, 2011

Newsbytes (Samyang 35/1.4 (A,K), Varioptic, Leica record, 1DMk4 and X100 firmware, etc)

In this new experiment, in an attempt to de-congest the review round-ups, we are spinning off part of the "Etc" in its own segment, "Newsbytes". This includes news, alerts and other non-review-related things. (this is an experiment at the moment).

+ Samyang 35mm f1.4 now available for Sony Alpha and Pentax K-mounts, via P-Blog, Photoscala (400 euro), et al
+ Varioptic (liquid lenses) has a new home, via Image Sensors World
+ Polaroid announces the GL-10 Lady Gaga instant mobile printer, via DC Views, CNet, et al
+ rare Leica auctioned for $1.9 million, video clip from the auction at British Journal of Leica
+ Creative launches hgih-end 1080p webcam, via CNet Asia

Firmware updates
+ dpreview says that Fuji said there is new Fuji X100 firmware update in the works to fix the problems mentioned in the dpreview review (I kid you NOT!)
+ Canon issues firmware version 1.1.0 for the 1D Mark IV, see via Photoxels, Galbraith, et al

Trade show watch
+ Cine Gear Expo takes place June 2-5, 2011 in Los Angeles (via Wide Open Camera)

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