updated 05:18 pm EST, Mon February 24, 2014
Compression utility software company releases beta of ZipShare web app
WinZip, the maker of the popular file compression utility, has introduced a beta version of its new web app. Named ZipShare, the cloud platform lets users 'zip' and share files from a hard drive or from cloud storage providers. The service will also feature file management, encryption, and file sharing, and is designed to work like a plug-in to various cloud platforms. Currently in beta, a commercial launch is planned for later this spring, with basic file sharing available at no cost and varying service levels available at a monthly rate starting at $10.
Canon announces firmware updates for Cinema Cameras and Camcorders
Canon has announced a variety of performance updates for cameras in its Cinema EOS and XF professional camcorder line. Featuring a wide range of new and improved enhancements that accommodate workflow, the changes aim to extend image capture capabilities, broaden the versatility of recorded files and facilitate post-production detailing. For example, the company has announced a new optional feature upgrade for the EOS C300 Cinema camera which will support Canon's Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus technology. The full detailing of the firmware updates can be viewed on Canon's site.