Adds new models, updates others
Apple late today release updated printer drivers for Canon and FujiXerox printers, scanners and AIO units via its Software Update mechanism. The Canon update brings almost all of the company's drivers up to v10.42.1.0 and adds some new models as well, while the FujiXerox update changes the version on a handful of the company's many supported printers to either v2.1 or v2.2, leaving most of them (including some new-model additions) at v2.0.
Adds support for over 20 more cameras
Adobe has posted the final editions of the Lightroom 3.5 and Camera Raw 6.5 updates. In both circumstances the software adds support for over 20 cameras. Consumer-level additions include the Fuji FinePix F600EXR, Nikon Coolpix P7100, Pentax Q, and Ricoh GXR Mount A12, as well as Olympus' E-P3, E-PL3 and E-PM1, Panasonic's DMC-FZ150, DMC-G3 and DMC-GF3, and Sony's NEX-C3, NEX-5N, SLT-A35, SLT-A65 and SLT-A77.
Also extends compatibility to non-RAW files
Camera maker Hasselblad has announced Phocus 2.5, a future update to the company's photo editing tool. The program handles tasks like white balance, shadow/highlight adjustment and lens correction, for instance by removing moiré patterns and image distortion. The v2.5 update primarily adds RAW support for over 150 non-Hasselblad cameras, from companies such as Canon, Nikon, Leica, Sony, Fuji and Olympus.
Fujifilm outs four J-series, two A-series digicams
Fujifo;, continues its announcements of new digital cameras with a further six models, including the HD video-capable FinePix JV100, JX250, JZ300 and JZ500, as well as the ultra compact and HD video-capable AV100 and AX200. All have a 2.7-inch LCD screen, with the JV100 and JZ300 getting a 12-megapixel CCD sensor, while the JX250 and JZ500 have a 14-megapixel sensor. The JV100 has a Fujinon lens with a 3x optical zoom, with the JZ300 and JZ500 sport a 10x wide-angle optical zoom lens. The JX250 has a 5x wide-angle zoom lens.