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June 30, 2012

Newsbytes: Canon S100 lens problems, Hasselblad, WB100, Tiffen, Lytro, Nauticam E-M5, etc

We are splitting today's edition of the Cameraholic Digest in two parts in order to prevent it from becoming unreadably long. The first part, this one, Newsbytes, covers news-related and "newsy" items, while the second part cover reviews, tests, samples and the like.

+ Canon confesses to Powershot S100 lens issues and promises repairs via Imaging Resource

New Product Announcements
+ Nauticam announces underwater housing for Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark, aka Olympus OM-D E-M5 - via Sans Mirroir et al
+ new Tiffen XG13 tripod at The PBG et al
+ previously announced in Germany, the Samsung WB100 superzoom now gets UK press releases in Englishes at dpnow and ephotozine et al
+ new 32GB Transcend Class 10 UHS-I SDHC memory card via ePhotozine et al

Newsy News
+ Hasselblad to concentrate manufacturing in Gothenburg Sweden via Imaging Insider et al
+ Flickr to use Nokia Maps to improve geotagging in photos via The NeXT Web
+ new JD Power and Associates gives Pentax #1 in online satisfaction among DSLR makers via ePhotozine
+ Aviary to receive another $6 million including Jeff Bezos of - via Techmeme

Etc, Etc, Etc
+ Lytro "Golden Child" Ren Ng will step down as CEO to focus on products via dpreview et al
+ Hipstergram finally discovers ...the web browser - via Petapixel et al
+ True Sense Imaging (formerly known as the Kodak sensors business) celebrates Kodak CCD sensors in Mars Rover Curiosity - via Image Sensors Blog. "Martian Sensors Weekly" gave them 5 out of 5 stars ;-)

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