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Olympus pulls trigger on E-M1 v2.0 firmware early: Go get it!

Olympus pulls trigger on E-M1 v2.0 firmware early: Go get it!

Excited by Olympus' new firmware 2.0 for the E-M1? Turns out Olympus was too; so excited, in fact, that it couldn't resist pushing out the update early. Originally intended to drop on September 24th, the upgrade - which adds niceties like tethered shooting - has in fact gone live today.

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Olympus adds 40-150mm f/2.8 zoom to PRO range

Olympus adds 40-150mm f/2.8 zoom to PRO range

Got fifteen hundred bucks burning a hole in your pocket, and a hankering for a new Olympus pro-spec lens? The Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f2.8 PRO might fit the bill, the first telephoto in the company's PRO range to be dust, splash, and freezproof.

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Olympus E-M1 firmware v2.0 adds tethered shooting, more

Olympus E-M1 firmware v2.0 adds tethered shooting, more

Olympus is upgrading its much-loved OM-D E-M1 camera with its 2.0 firmware, adding USB tethered shooting and in-camera editing borrowed from the E-M10. The new software, along with a companion Olympus Studio tethering app, also arrives with a silver version of the E-M1.

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 tries to appeal to selfie lovers

Olympus PEN E-PL7 tries to appeal to selfie lovers

Olympus has finally outed the PEN E-PL7, the latest in its line of PEN digital compacts, slated for a late September launch. This portable and lightweight camera flaunts a host of features that are targeted at the next generation of digital photographers who are just as obsessed about selfies and photographic filters as they are about picture quality.

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 smiles for the camera

Olympus PEN E-PL7 smiles for the camera

Although we're none the wiser about its actual launch date, the next Olympus PEN camera might already be ready to take the spotlight. A leaked photo of what is believed to be the E-PL7 is now making rounds over the Internet, hinting that press materials might already be ready for a big unveil.

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Olympus patent surfaces for Glass-like wearable

Olympus patent surfaces for Glass-like wearable

Olympus is jumping feet-first into the wearable game, with a patent surfacing showing a pair of smartglasses very similar to Google's own Glass. There are subtle differences -- a longer display, at least in illustration form, is one. The basic premise, however, is the same.

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specs leak

Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specs leak

Olympus' upcoming camera, the PEN E-PL7, leaked earlier this month by way of manual page snippets showing illustrations of the camera and hinting at features. Additional pages from this manual leaked yesterday, and with them comes a long list of the camera's specifications.

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Olympus Tough TG-3 waterproof camera hands-on

Olympus Tough TG-3 waterproof camera hands-on

This month we’ve gotten the opportunity to take a closer look at the Olympus Tough TG-3 rugged and waterproof camera out in the field. This camera is waterproof to 50 feet, crush-proof up to a whopping 220 pounds, dust-proof, shock-proof up to 7 feet, and freeze-proof down to 14-degrees Fahrenheit. Needless to say, once we discovered it could also shoot high-quality videos and photos, we had to get a better peek.

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera manual leaks

Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera manual leaks

Amidst all the camera news that has popped up this week is a leak of the Olympus PEN E-PL7 -- specifically, of the camera's manual. We see a handful of camera illustrations in the manual, all of which hint at the upcoming shooter.

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 gets rugged and Wi-fi-equipped

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 gets rugged and Wi-fi-equipped

In addition to pushing some new next-level standard cameras this week, Olympus is revealing their Stylus Tough TG-3. This machine is rugged, able to take water, crushing, and shock to heart. The Olympus TG-3 also works with a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor to get you in with the large final images.

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Olympus Stylus SH-1 boasts 5-axis stabilization for better videos

Olympus Stylus SH-1 boasts 5-axis stabilization for better videos

Olympus has just revealed its latest digital camera the takes the best of both worlds of its PEN compact design and its relatively new optical 5-axis image stabilization technology. While the camera is loaded with premium features, a lot of it revolves around shooting that perfect movie.

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 hands-on: Tiny retro snapper packs a punch

Olympus OM-D E-M10 hands-on: Tiny retro snapper packs a punch

Olympus has had a run of success with its OM-D series of cameras, not least the E-M5 we reviewed last year, and now there's the new OM-D E-M10 to carry that torch, a model the company claims rivals APS-C DSLRs while being considerably smaller. In fact, at 63.9mm deep and 516g with the new 14-42mm EZ kit lens, the OM-D E-M10 is even smaller than the body alone of Canon's EOS Rebel SL1. We caught up with Olympus ahead of the new camera's launch to find out what makes the E-M10 so special, what the company had to do to pack so much into so little space, and to see the new lenses - including an updated version of the surprisingly popular fish-eye body cap lens - to go along with it.

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