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Canon has released firmware update 1.2.1 for the Canon 5D Mark III, which includes uncompressed HDMI output and enables the center AF point to be cross-type at f/8 maximum aperture. Both of these updates will mostly affect those who use their 5DIII in very specialized situations: high end video recording and super-telephoto lenses with extenders. […]

Soon after the release of the long awaited 5D Mark III professional full-frame dSLR, Canon announced that it would update the firmware of the EOS 7D to expand its functions and to add several new menu items that had been introduced on the 5D Mk III (as well as some additional features). And now, this […]

It has been reported that Canon will soon be releasing an important firmware update for the Canon EOS 7D.  Unlike most firmware updates that correct a little bug and a typo in one of the foreign language menus, this update will add a considerable amount of features that were recently included in the Canon 5D […]

New firmware has been released for the Nikon D7000, version 1.03.  Be sure to update your camera, as it will fix several minor bugs including some settings and displays that have mysteriously changed on their own previously. Update information on the Nikon site here: http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/17542 The Nikon D5100 firmware has also been updated for the […]

A firmware update for the Canon 60D has been released, version 1.1.0.  You can download and learn how to install it here: http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/cameras/slr_cameras/eos_60d#DriversAndSoftware According to Canon, Firmware Version 1.1.0 incorporates the following fixes and improvements: 1. Fixes a phenomenon where the wireless built-in flash settings are reset to defaults when the battery is removed from […]

Canon has just released new firmware for the Canon EOS 50D, a camera I still use and love.  Although it is uncommon for firmware to be updated for older cameras, I guess it becomes necessary when memory card technology evolves. According to Canon, this update: Improves the writing/reading speeds when using UDMA 7-compatible CF cards. […]

Canon has released updated firmware for the Canon 60D, version 1.0.9.  According to Canon, this update: Changes the name of the feature called “Art Filters” to “Creative Filters” (which is used in markets other than Japan) in the Japanese version to make the terms consistent. (This change only applies to the Japanese version and does […]