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Firmware Friday on the 4th: New features for Leica M; Panasonic GH4, Canon Pixma printers get bugfixes


 
 

Happy 4th of July, America! This week's Firmware Friday roundup falls on the fourth, and brings with it some treats for Leica M ((Typ 240) owners, as well as fixes for frustration if you own a Panasonic GH4 mirrorless camera or certain Canon PIXMA printers.

We'll start with the Leica M, given that we're big fans...

The Jony Ive-Marc Newson-designed Leica M for (RED) fetches $1.8 million at Sotheby’s

 
 
 
 

The one-off Leica M Typ 240 designed by Apple's Jony Ive and designer Marc Newson was auctioned off at Sotheby's this past weekend for an eye-watering final price of US$1.8 million, making it one of the world's most expensive cameras. Coincidentally, it is also one of...

Leica: New firmware for M Typ 240


Earlier today, we reported on a professional videographer's less-than-enthusiastic review of the somewhat clumsily-named Leica M (Typ 240). It's the company's first video-capable rangefinder camera, and Johnnie Behiri, an Austrian freelance cameraman and editor for the BBC, found more shortcomings than positives in its video feature set. It's...