Fujifilm X-Pro2 firmware update 1.01 released for download
As recently-promised, Fujifilm has released firmware update 1.01 for the X-Pro2 mirrorless camera. The new firmware version is available for download for all users and the company recommends everyone to install it as soon as possible in order to fix an annoying bug and to improve image quality in long-exposure mode.
Panasonic Lumix GH4 V-Log upgrade kit announced
Panasonic has confirmed some recent rumors by announcing that the Lumix GH4 camera will receive V-Log support via a special firmware update kit. The Panasonic Lumix GH4 V-Log upgrade kit will be paid, as rumored, and will become available for videographers using this mirrorless camera as of mid-September 2015.
Nikon Coolpix P900 firmware update 1.2 released for download
It is firmware day for photographers using Nikon gear. The Japan-based company has released new updates for a couple of its fixed-lens cameras. The Nikon Coolpix P900 firmware update 1.2 is here to fix a couple of issues for the users, while the Coolpix S6700 has also received a new firmware to fix one problem.
Fujifilm X-T1 firmware update 4.0 release date set for June
If you are a Fujifilm X-T1 owner, then you will be pleased to hear that the company has announced the firmware version 4.0 for both the X-T1 and the X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition. The Fujifilm X-T1 firmware update 4.0 will comes packed with a few autofocus improvements and other new functions at the end of June 2015.
Upcoming Canon 7D Mark II firmware update to fix autofocus issues
The current flagship EOS camera with an APS-C sensor was launched at Photokina 2014. However, it is not all roses for Canon, as some users have reported that the EOS 7D Mark II is having focus issues. Either way, it seems like these problems will be gone soon, as a Canon 7D Mark II firmware update will be released next week.
Canon 1D X firmware update 2.0.7 released for download
Canon has released new firmware updates for two of its DSLR cameras that are rumored to be replaced by the end of 2015. Both the Canon 1D X firmware update 2.0.7 and Canon 5D Mark III firmware update 1.3.3 are available for download right now. The new versions come packed with a few bug fixes and improvements.
DJI drones will not be able to fly over Washington, DC soon
DJI has announced that its Phantom 2-series quadcopters will receive a firmware update in the near future. The new firmware version will prevent DJI drones from flying over downtown Washington, DC in an attempt to make sure that a recent incident, involving a DJI drone crash on the White House lawn, will not happen again.
Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.1 available for download
Panasonic has released a couple of firmware updates for two of its products aimed at professional videographers. Both the Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.1 and the YAGH firmware update 1.1 can be downloaded right now with a few changes meant to add some features that will improve the users’ experience.
Samsung NX1 firmware update 1.2 released for download
Samsung has launched a new firmware version for its flagship NX-mount mirrorless camera. A myriad of improvements have been made to the shooter’s movie mode and physical interface. The Samsung NX1 firmware update 1.2 can be downloaded and can be installed by the camera’s users right now!
Sony A7II firmware update 1.10 released for download
Sony has issued a new firmware version for the newly-released A7II E-mount full frame mirrorless camera. The company promises that the Sony A7II firmware update 1.10 will bring a few improvements to the mirrorless shooter, allowing its image stabilization system to perform better in certain scenarios.
Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.0 released for download
Panasonic has released a new firmware for the GH4 mirrorless camera, which is capable of recording 4K videos. The new Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.0 is available as a free download right now and it brings 4K Photo mode to the Micro Four Thirds shooter. The full changelog and download links are available right here, right now!
Silver Olympus E-M1 unveiled along with firmware update 2.0
Olympus is keeping itself busy at the Photokina 2014 event, as the company has just announced a Silver version of the flagship OM-D E-M1 camera. The Silver Olympus E-M1 has been unveiled along with firmware version 2.0, an update which will bring many features to both the Silver and Black models in late September.
Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver announced with new update
Fujifilm has announced a new version of the X-T1 mirrorless camera. The Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver edition is now official with a few improvements over the Black version. However, a firmware update, on track for a December 2014 release date, will bring all these features and many others to the Black model of the Fujifilm X-T1.
First Silver Olympus E-M1 photo leaked, new update confirmed
Olympus is preparing to make several announcements in the near future, including the long-rumored PEN E-PL7. Right before the huge August 30 event, the first Silver Olympus E-M1 photo has been leaked on the web. Additionally, a sources is claiming that a firmware update will be released soon and will bring 4K video recording to the E-M1.
Android L to support RAW DNG and full manual camera controls
The recently-announced Android L has received positive early reviews from users and developers alike. Google has unveiled this new update at the Google I/O conference and will release it later this year. Meanwhile, the developer preview documentation is available and it has revealed that the Android devices will support RAW DNG files soon.
Olympus E-M1 firmware update 1.4 released for download
Olympus has released for download a pair of firmware updates for a pair of its OM-D Micro Four Thirds cameras. The E-M1 is now upgradeable to firmware version 1.4, while the lower-end E-M10 can be upgraded to firmware version 1.1. Both updates come with minor improvements, although they will make a difference for the users.
Nikon D4s card issues are Lexar’s fault, Nikon says
The Nikon D4s has been launched very recently. However, enough time has passed allowing users to discover some problems when using Lexar 400x and 1000x CF cards. The FX-format camera displays an error message when adding such cards and now Nikon has come forth to clarify the situation, blaming Lexar for its faulty cards.
Sony QX10 and QX100 update brings more video and ISO features
The Cyber-shot lens-style cameras have been laughed at before becoming a reality, while some folks are still not taking them seriously due to the fact that they are lacking some “must have” features for professionals. A Sony QX10 and QX100 update is inbound and it seems some of those laughs will finally go away.
New Nikon camera updates breaking third-party battery support
The latest Nikon camera updates have fixed some bugs in the D3200, D3100, D5200, D5100, and Coolpix P7700 shooters. However, users are dissatisfied with the new firmware, as it is allegedly breaking support for third-party batteries. Photographers are claiming that, since installing the updates, they can no longer use cheaper replacement batteries.
Update bringing DNG RAW support to DJI Phantom 2 Vision users
DJI Innovations has revealed that its quadcopter with a built-in camera, the DJI Phantom 2 Vision, will get support for the Adobe DNG RAW file format with the help of an upcoming firmware update. A second upgrade is also on its way and it will provide Ground Station capabilities to make this drone even more impressive that it already is.
Ricoh releases firmware updates for nine Pentax DSLR cameras
Ricoh has been very busy with the Pentax brand in 2013. The company has managed to dismiss the claims that this label will die, but there is a lot of work to be done. In the meantime, nine Pentax DSLR cameras have received firmware updates that improve support for two newly-launched flash units and five HD DA Limited lenses.