Smartphone hack enables extra features on Panasonic cameras

Smartphones that communicate via Wifi with Panasonic cameras such as the GX80, GH4, GH5 and G7 can be used to trick the cameras into enabling features otherwise locked or hidden, such as extra picture profiles and higher bitrates.

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There is now a Samsung NX hack by a guy who looks like Steve Jobs

NX1 vs NX500 size comparison

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The Samsung NX300 and NX1 run off the back of an open source Linux operating system.

A Homebrew project has taken to modifying the NX300, removing the video clip length recording limit and opening the doors to potentially a modified NX1 or NX500.

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Nikon Hacker enables raw video

Nikon D5100 raw video

(Thanks to A1ex for the tip off). Developer “leegong” of Nikon Hacker has made enormous progress in getting¬†raw video from the live view function of the Nikon D5100. Early builds of the patch output raw frames to the card and A1ex of Magic Lantern has written a prototype / test DNG converter.

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