From the monthly archives:

July 2009

Canon Releases Firmware Update For EOS 50D DSLR

Canon has released a firmware update version 1.0.7 for its EOS 50D digital SLR. This new update “corrects the magenta cast that can appear on images in specific shooting modes. It also fixes incorrect indications on the Arabic, Romanian, Spanish and Ukrainian menu screens.” You’ll be able to download the update directly from Canon’s official website starting today. [dpreview]

Nikon D3000 DSLR Introduced

by Isaiah on July 30, 2009

Nikon D3000 DSLR Introduced

Nikon has announced a new addition to its DSLR family with the introduction of D3000. Some of the cool features this new entry-level DSLR offers include a 10.2-megapixel DX sensor, a 3-inch LCD, 11-point auto-focus, continuous shooting at 3fps with full resolution and an automatic dust-reduction system. The D3000 will ship with an image-stabilized AF-S Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens for $600 in the late August. Read more

JVC’s Latest Everio Camcorder

by Johan on July 30, 2009

JVC's Latest Everio Camcorder

JVC will release the Everio GZ-HM400 Full HD camcorder in August 2009 for around $1150. The video recorder features a 10.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, a 2.8-inch LCD display, a 32GB internal memory, a SDHC memory card slot, Konica Minolta HD Lens with a 10x Optical zoom, an HDMI output, and iTunes and YouTube support. The GZ-HM400 also adopts K2 technology for a better audio. The camera is able to record around 3-hours of video in full HD resolution. [Akihabara]

Kodak Easyshare Z950 Digital Camera

by Isaiah on July 29, 2009

Kodak Easyshare Z950

Kodak has added a new member to its Z-Series line-up in the form of Easyshare Z950. This new point-and-shoot camera sports a 12-megapixel sensor, 10x image stabilized Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon optical zoom lens, a 3-inch LCD, Kodak’s Smart Capture feature, Fast click-to-capture speed (< 0.3 sec.) and stunning HD picture and video capture. The Kodak Easyshare Z950 will be on sale starting in August for $279.99. [Press Release]

Kodak Zi8 Ultracompact HD Camcorder

by Johan on July 29, 2009

Kodak Zi8 HD Pocket Camcorder

Kodak has recently announced the new Zi8 HD ultra-portable camcorder, which is a successor to the Zi6 and the Zx1. The Zi8 features a larger 2.5-inch LCD with a face recognition, an image stabilization, and a 1080p HD recording. Users can also upload pictures directly to YouTube and Facebook. In addition, the camcorder has a flip-out USB arm for connection to a computer. Available in blue, red, and black, the Kodak Zi8 will be released in September 2009 for $179. [Gizmodo]

Ricoh Caplio GR Digital II 5th Function-enhancing Firmware Update

Ricoh will launch the fifth and last function-enhancing firmware update for the Caplio GR DIGITAL II compact digital camera. The new update will enhance one press zoom ratio selection, one press zoom with ADJ lever, playback mode dial option selection, displayed-file memory in playback mode, and changing dial functions for manual exposure mode. The new firmware software will be launched on August 5th, 2009. Stay tuned for more updates. [dcviews]

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