Ricoh GR Digital IV firmware update 2.3 released for download
Ricoh GR Digital IV firmware update 2.3 is available for download now. Although the compact camera’s users were not hopeful of ever receiving extra support, Ricoh thought that it would be nice to save the day. The firmware version 2.3 fixes a couple of bugs, while adding more white balance presets and other new features.
Olympus E-M1 price rumored, while E-P5 got a firmware update
The Olympus E-M1 price might be bigger than €1,500 in Europe. This would mean that the camera will be much more expensive than advanced APS-C shooters, such as the Nikon D7100 and Canon 70D. Until the camera’s announcement, the company has decided to focus on other things and released a firmware update for the E-P5.
Nikon Coolpix P7100 firmware update 1.1 released for download
After launching a new lens, two cameras, and a flash gun on the same day, Nikon has surprised some of its fans with a new announcement. The Nikon Coolpix P7100 firmware update has been released for download to fix several bugs of the compact shooter, which have been troubling the users since the device’s launch.
Canon 1D Mark III, 1D Mark IV, and 1Ds Mark III updated
The Canon 1D Mark III is just one of the company’s discontinued cameras which keeps on receiving support. The DSLR, along with the 1D Mark IV and the 1Ds Mark III, has been upgraded to a new firmware. The company has revealed that the three updates share the same changelog, that includes a couple of bug fixes.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 firmware update 3.01 released for download
After the latest upgrade had been pulled due to a major bug, the Fujifilm X-Pro1 firmware update 3.01 was released for download. Fuji has fixed the movie function bug and it has released another firmware version, allowing videographers to record and playback movies without seeing any weird shapes on the screen.
Fujifilm pulls X-Pro1 firmware update 3.00 due to major glitch
Fujifilm has decided to pull the X-Pro1 firmware update 3.00, following the discovery of a major problem with the camera’s movie mode. Users have revealed that the mirrorless shooter stops working when accessing the movie function. Since there is no immediate fix, Fuji has pulled the upgrade until it manages to repair the issues.
Fujifilm releases new firmware updates for cameras and lenses
Fujifilm has been touting new firmware updates for a long time. The X-E1 and X-Pro1 are upgradeable right now, as promised. The cameras will support Focus Peaking technology, which will allow the devices to acquire focus a lot faster. Meanwhile, several other FinePix cameras and X-Mount lenses have been updated, too.
New Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 updates coming on July 23
Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 cameras will be upgradeable to new firmware versions on July 23. The company has officially announced that the update 2.00 and 3.00, respectively, will be released for download, in order to bring several new features, including the sought-after focus peaking functionality.
Panasonic GH3 and G5 cameras receive new firmware updates
The Panasonic GH3 and G5 Micro Four Thirds cameras are now upgradeable to a new firmware. Both mirrorless shooters have a different changelog, with a big plus for GH3 owners, who will receive a lot more features than G5 users. Either way, newer firmware versions are better and they can be downloaded right now.
Pentax Q10 firmware update 1.02 and Q version 1.13 released
Pentax Q10 firmware update 1.02 has been released for download, alongside version 1.13 for the Q mirrorless camera. The reason for these two upgrades is represented by the new 07 Mount Shield lens, which needs to be supported by the two shooters, while some general stability fixes are also in place.
Canon C100 firmware update 220.127.116.11.00 released for download
Canon has released a new minor firmware update for its popular EOS C100 cinema camera. The device is now upgradeable to version 18.104.22.168.00, in order to fix a couple of issues troubling the users. The first change refers to using AF continuous with the EF-S 18-135mm lens, while the other is about the XLR terminal polarity.
Canon EOS M firmware update 2.0.2 released for download
Canon has released the EOS M firmware update 2.0.2 today, as the company has been planning since the EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens announcement earlier this month. The new firmware version comes packed with joy for the mirrorless camera users because it provides 2.3 times faster autofocus speeds.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 and X-E1 firmware updates released for download
Do you own a Fujifilm X-Pro1 or X-E1? Are you looking to purchase one of the new XF 27mm f/2.8 and XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS lenses? Then you will need to install the firmware version 2.05 and version 1.06 respectively. Fuji has pushed these updates to support the new lenses and improve one-handed camera operation.
Nikon D7100 firmware update 1.01 now available for download
There are no perfect devices, nor firmware versions, and this fact includes the Nikon D7100, as well. The DSLR has been released earlier in 2013, but photographers have been affected by some annoying bugs ever since its release. Anyway, Nikon is now offering firmware update 1.01 to correct some of the bugs.
Panasonic GH3 firmware update to be released in early July
Panasonic has revealed that the Lumix GH3 will be upgradeable to a new firmware soon. The Micro Four Thirds system will get several new features, including a Silent Mode and Low Light AF support, as well as having an WiFi bug fixed. The Panasonic GH3 firmware update will become available for download in early July.
Canon EOS M firmware update release date is June 27
Canon has attracted few EOS M customers because the mirrorless camera did not offer too many enticing features. Additionally, the device’s autofocus speed is very slow and there are few lenses available for the M-mount. Well, a firmware update is officially coming on June 27 and it will definitely fix the focusing speed issues.
Firmware updates released for Sigma DP Merrill cameras
Sigma has announced that its Merrill compact cameras have all been upgraded to a new firmware. The Japanese corporation has decided to fix some annoying bugs, while the changelogs of the DP1 Merrill, DP2 Merrill, and DP3 Merrill compact cameras are identical, as the three devices have virtually the same internals.
Samsung NX300 firmware update 1.20 released for download
Samsung has released a firmware update for one of its NX mirrorless cameras, the NX300. Firmware version 1.20 is here in order to add multiple touchscreen improvements, while fixing plenty of bugs that have been troubling the users since the device’s launch. The upgrade is available, as well as recommended for all users.
Apple announces iOS 7 with new Photos and Camera apps
Apple has opened the doors for developers, journalists, and other curious minds during the annual WWDC 2013 event. The conference has begun with the iOS 7 introduction, the next-generation operating system, which provides the biggest design change since the launch of the iPhone, as well as new Photos and Camera apps.
Full line-up of Nikon mirrorless cameras gets firmware update
Nikon will make a lot of people happy, as it has released a firmware update for each camera of mirrorless series. The “1” system shooters can now be upgraded, in order to support the new Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 prime lens, as well as the FT1 mount adapter and GP-N100 GPS unit accessories, while some bugs have also been squashed.
Canon SX280 HS firmware update 22.214.171.124 released for download
Canon’s first DIGIC 6 image processor-powered camera, the PowerShot SX280 HS, has just received a firmware update. Its software version has reached 126.96.36.199, but it consists only of a minor upgrade, as only a couple of changes have been made when compared to the compact camera’s previous version.