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Canon 1D X getting firmware 2.0 in Jan-2014 (1D C too), October 23, 2013
Canon has announced version 2.0 firmware update for the Canon 1D X dSLR with a January-2014 release date. Details at the aforelinked page, the major bullet points are: + Improvement of AF accuracy in low light with AI Servo +... Continue

New Fuji X100 firmware v2.0 improves AF, adds Focus Peaking and more, October 17, 2013
Fuji has not forgotten the photographers who initially boldly went and placed their trust in Fuji. Yes, the X100 (not the X100S) has new firmware that improves autofocusing speed in certain circumstances and adds a "Focus Peak" function, and offers... Continue

The Slow Modernization of Digital Cameras: Evernote joins the camera world with Samsung WB250F superzoom integration via firmware update, August 2, 2013
More and more mobile apps and services are offering more and more features when it comes to photo sharing and storing. One of the most popular apps of the app era, Evernote, is also making photo moves. In a new... Continue

Fuji releasing loaded firmware update for X-E1 and X-Pro1 on July 23, July 17, 2013
Fuji X photographers grab your cameras! On July 23 (2013), Fuji will release a loaded new firmware update for the X-E1 and X-Pro1 cameras. Among the new developments are improved autofocus speed on five different XF lenses, the addition of... Continue

New Fuji X-E1 and X-Pro1 firmware promise Lens-related improvements, June 24, 2013
Fuji announced new firmware coming soon for the Fuji X-E1 and X-Pro1, offering a number of lens-related improvements with the cameras. Details at dpreview and ePhotozine et al. Continue

New Nikon firmware for lots of DSLRs including D600, D800, D800E, D7000, etc, April 2, 2013
Nikon has announced new firmware updates for a variety of their DSLRs, including their latest D600 and D800 and D800E, along with the D7000 and more! You can download the latest firmware at the Nikon USA support page. Press release... Continue

New Firmware Wave: Sony NEX, Lenses, Alphas and Nikon V1, February 5, 2013
In Firmware Madness on Sunday we rounded up some of the waves of recent firmware updates. More came out today: + Sony Alpha DSLRs (A99, A77, A65, A57, A37) via dpreview et al + UPDATE: Hidden improvements in Sony Alpha... Continue

Firmware Update Madness: Fuji X-E1, X-Pro1, Nikon D4, Canon 1D X, Pentax K-six-iLCs, Sony lots and lots, P1, etc, etc, etc, February 3, 2013
It has been raining firmware updates the last few days! This blog-post is a leaky bucket attempt to capture some of the firmware updates. With so many cameras out there, we simply can't keep track of every firmware update for... Continue

Pentax 645D body can now handle stabilized lenses (firmware update), December 28, 2012
Don't you forget about me sings the Pentax 645D medium format camera! Pentax did not forget as they have released a new firmware update that allows the camera to use stabilized lenses. Currently there is one recently-revealed Pentax MF lens... Continue

Catching up with the Fuji X-E1: RAW samples and test (and new firmware), November 9, 2012
And now let us take the pulse of another one of the hot cameras du jour, the Fuji X-E1, the second camera in the new Fuji X system. Here we geaux... + performance analysis at DSLR Magazine (computer-translated) + real-world... Continue

Coming in April 2013: Canon 5D Mark III firmware update, October 23, 2012
This is not an early April Fool's Day joke! Canon has officially announced via press release a new firmware update for the Canon 5D Mark III that will arrive in April 2013, almost half a year away. The new firmware... Continue

Firmware updates: Canon 1D X, Sony NEX-7, Axx, E-lenses, October 17, 2012
It is raining firmware updates today! On the Canon front, the highly-anticipated f8 firmware update has arrived for the 1D X speed-demon DSLR. Details and download link at Canon. On the Sony side, it is raining firmware updates: the NEX-7,... Continue

Newsbytes: Pentax interview, LED wars, Nikon woes, Hasselblad Fashion, etc, October 10, 2012
The Newsy buffers filled up, so it is time to empty them with a new Newsbytes round-up... News & Interviews + Pentax interviewed at DC Watch Impress (computer-translated) talking full frame and more [via/summary at RiceHigh] + more details on... Continue

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Sony RX1 revised specs, Olympus E-M5 firmware 1.5, October 2, 2012
We have pre-release and post-release updates to two high profile digital cameras today. We start with the future one, the Sony RX1, which has yet to be released, has a specifications revision by Sony. See the summary at dpreview.com and... Continue

FujiGuys talks X-Pro1 firmware update (5-min video), September 13, 2012
One of the two @FujiGuys stopped by Canada's Henry's and talked about the new firmware update for the Fuji X-Pro1 which is expected to arrive next week. You can watch the five minute video on YouTube or watch it embedded... Continue

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