The internet is usually full of rumors as to when Canon will bring out a D4 II or when Nikon will come out with a D700X. The impatience of the pixel peepers and techno freaks usually reaches fever pitch. dpreview, the leading site is usually full of posts from people whose anticipation is killing them. At the present time, however, there are very few rumors. Is it the heat? It cannot be that the equipment worshipers no longer care. Maybe they are taking a vacation. They will be back; you can bet on it.