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QNAP announces a new Firmware upgrade with LION support for its NAS

QNAP announced yesterday the availability of its latest v3.5 firmware for its Turbo NAS series… Among the noteworthy upgrade we have Mac OS X Lion, Antivirus, Windows Live Messenger Notifications and enhanced MyCloudNAS Service. New &a[...]
QNAP announces a new Firmware upgrade with LION support for its NAS

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Sony Japan discontinued the NEX-3 in Japan

Without much details of any official statement, all NEX-3 models in Japan including the NEX-3A, NEX-3K and NEX-3D are now no longer available and marked as “Discontinued” on Sony’s official website. Introduced in June 2010 alongside th[...]
Sony Japan discontinued the NEX-3 in Japan

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New firmwares for Pentax K-7 and K-x

Don’t get too excited, this is only a minor update. Still it’s worth being mentioned that the K-7 and K-x will now have SDXC compatibility thanks to Pentax’ latest firmware upgrade. Yep, that’s it, I told you it[...]
New firmwares for Pentax K-7 and K-x
New firmwares for Pentax K-7 and K-x

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Nikon Coolpix P7000 gets new firmware

The new firmware, v1.1, released yesterday for both Windows and Mac, lists four changes. The new release reduces the recording time for images shot in .NRW raw format, reduces the frequency of the “Initializing lens. Cannot focus[...]
Nikon Coolpix P7000 gets new firmware
Nikon Coolpix P7000 gets new firmware

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A free firmware upgrade for Sony A850 and A900

Sony published a press release yesterday announcing the release of a new and free firmware upgrade for its A850 and A900 DSLRs. On top of increasing Autofocus’ response speed, this new firmware expands the range of exposure value[...]
A free firmware upgrade for Sony A850 and A900
A free firmware upgrade for Sony A850 and A900A free firmware upgrade for Sony A850 and A900

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Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 Get Firmware Update

Sony’s NEX-5 and -3 cameras got firmware updates with usability upgrades, Manual Focus Assist, and autofocus support for A-mount lenses. Available for free on the Sony Support website. The NEX-5 and NEX-3 cameras previously recei[...]
Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 Get Firmware Update

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Pink NEX-3, Sony’s latest camera is now “women” Ready

Women love “Pink” gadgets and the last company that did so has received tremendous support by women who commented like crazy here on Akihabara News : Samsung Galaxy S Femme, the ultimate Android phone for all women. So today, ladies an[...]
Pink NEX-3, Sony’s latest camera is now “women” Ready
Pink NEX-3, Sony’s latest camera is now “women” ReadyPink NEX-3, Sony’s latest camera is now “women” ReadyPink NEX-3, Sony’s latest camera is now “women” ReadyPink NEX-3, Sony’s latest camera is now “women” ReadyPink NEX-3, Sony’s latest camera is now “women” Ready

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Playstation 3 Blu-ray 3D Support

Sony Computer Entertainment will push out a firmware update for Playstation 3 on the 21st of September, giving their flagship gaming console support for Blu-ray 3D discs. That’s right: support for Blu-ray 3D doesn’t require owners to b[...]
Playstation 3 Blu-ray 3D Support
Playstation 3 Blu-ray 3D SupportPlaystation 3 Blu-ray 3D Support

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Canon offer firmware update for EOS-1D Mark IV and RebelT2i

Canon released the new firmware v1.0.8 for both EOS-1D Mark IV and RebelT2i to fix the problem of unexpected change of lens aperture while shooting movies at manual exposure mode using some Canon lenses including Macro lenses. It also [...]
Canon offer firmware update for EOS-1D Mark IV and RebelT2i
Canon offer firmware update for EOS-1D Mark IV and RebelT2iCanon offer firmware update for EOS-1D Mark IV and RebelT2i

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QNAP New V3.3 NAS Update & QMobile App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch now available

QMobile App., which allows you to stream the movies, pictures and music on your NAS and play them on your iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch, is now available for free to download on iTunes Store. You can also download QNAP’s latest Turbo NA[...]
QNAP New V3.3 NAS Update & QMobile App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch now available

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Sony’s new firmware adds 3-D Sweep Panorama Mode to NEX-3 and NEX-5 cameras

Free to download from Sony’s support page, the new firmware (V02) brings Sony’s latest APS-C size compact shooters,  NEX-3 and NEX 5 3-D Sweep Panorama Shooting Capability and allows you to enjoy your images in 3-D on any 3[...]
Sony’s new firmware adds 3-D Sweep Panorama Mode to NEX-3 and NEX-5 cameras
Sony’s new firmware adds 3-D Sweep Panorama Mode to NEX-3 and NEX-5 cameras

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Sony PS3 Firmware Update to cause severe headache to US Air Force

You have probably heard about Sony’s recent firmware update (Firmware 3.30)  which nicely prepares your PS3 gaming console for 3D gaming but with it also disabling it to run any OS other than this latest one (GameOS).  It may not[...]
Sony PS3 Firmware Update to cause severe headache to US Air Force
Sony PS3 Firmware Update to cause severe headache to US Air Force

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DIY: Fixing Your 1TB Seagate’s BSY Status

I’m you all heard about the recent mess that locked up many Seagate HDDs and renderd them completely useless… More information here on The Inquirer For many this problem resulted in returning the HDD to Seagate and losing their d[...]
DIY: Fixing Your 1TB Seagate’s BSY Status
DIY: Fixing Your 1TB Seagate’s BSY StatusDIY: Fixing Your 1TB Seagate’s BSY StatusDIY: Fixing Your 1TB Seagate’s BSY StatusDIY: Fixing Your 1TB Seagate’s BSY StatusDIY: Fixing Your 1TB Seagate’s BSY Status

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5D MK II Low Light Test with Various Lenses

Hi! We just made a small video with our 5D MK II (latest Firmware) and various lenses, all video was shot between 6pm and 8pm… This isn’t a review per se, but still it can give you an idea of what lens to use in low light, and wh[...]
5D MK II Low Light Test with Various Lenses

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Canon 7D, Now Officially Official!

Ok, just after our leaked press release the Canon 7D is now official, and nothing has changed from our previous news… However we strongly advise you have a look at Gizmodo’s review of the 7D, they apparently had the camera for aw[...]
Canon 7D, Now Officially Official!
Canon 7D, Now Officially Official!Canon 7D, Now Officially Official!Canon 7D, Now Officially Official!

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EOS 7D Press Release Leaked!

We love our 5D MK II for its awesome photo quality and video capabilities… However the 5D MK II only supports 1080/30p while many (us included) would have loved a 720/60p mode too… Hold a sec since Canon Rumors now has the upcoming Can[...]
EOS 7D Press Release Leaked!

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Canon 5D MK II Vs Lumix GH1… The Video Fight… Soon

I’ll finally take some time to compare both my beloved GH1 and 5D MK II (with both the latest Firmware) video mode… But I’m still waiting for the Pen E1 to make things more interesting so stay tuned… I admit the fight may n[...]
Canon 5D MK II Vs Lumix GH1… The Video Fight… Soon
Canon 5D MK II Vs Lumix GH1… The Video Fight… SoonCanon 5D MK II Vs Lumix GH1… The Video Fight… Soon

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DSi v1.4 Firmware Already Available in Japan?

According to Engadget Japan, Nintendo released new firmware for their Nintendo DSI to allow users to directly upload images to Facebook. We don’t have any further information at the moment, but it seems this new firmware will bring a f[...]
DSi v1.4 Firmware Already Available in Japan?

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5D MK II, My Precious….

Don’t even think of touching it with your dirty palms! AHAHAHAHAHHAH.
5D MK II, My Precious….
5D MK II, My Precious….5D MK II, My Precious….

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PSP 5.00 Firmware Now Available

Sony also released new 5.00 firmware for their PSP. This version has the Playstation Network for access to the Playstation Store. With it users can download contents directly to their PSPs. Sony added a sleep timer, a full screen keybo[...]
PSP 5.00 Firmware Now Available

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PS3 2.50 Firmware Now Available for Download

The new 2.50 firmware is now available for PS3 owners. It comes with some new functionality, like the ability of taking screenshot during a game, enhanced voice chat, and several power saving options. There’s also a video scene s[...]
PS3 2.50 Firmware Now Available for Download

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Panasonic Offers Firmware Upgrade for Leica Lens Based SLRs

Most of the time when a manufacturer issues new Firmware release news, it’s in order to fix some major bugs. Here apparently our new firmware in some cases brings the contrast AF, like on the LEICA D SUMMILUX 25mm… Anyway just ch[...]
Panasonic Offers Firmware Upgrade for Leica Lens Based SLRs

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