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Nikon can get in trouble for D500 Wi-Fi false advertising in Germany

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  The German website heise.de reports that Nikon has received a “cease and desist order” (?) from a German D500 camera owner for falsely advertising the camera as Wi-Fi enabled. The WLAN only works with Bluetooth but not as a standalone Wi-Fi device as the advertisements suggest (Bluetooth connection to SnapBridge needed). Here is the translation:

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The rumored new Nikon iOS app will able to update firmware, add features, sync custom settings of Wi-Fi enabled cameras

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Update: the new Nikon app may also offer transfer of images from camera to iPhone. Back in June I reported that iOS engineers were working on a new project with Nikon USA at the main Apple campus in Cupertino. Here is an update on the rumored new iOS app:

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This new Airnef utility can download files from a WiFi-equipped Nikon camera to a computer

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Airnef is a new, open-source utility for downloading/transferring images and movies from a WiFi-equipped Nikon camera to a computer. Airnef runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux. It supports all Nikon cameras that have built-in WiFi interfaces, along with those using external Nikon WU-1a and WU-1b WiFi adapters. Airnef may also work with Nikon’s WT-4A and WT-5A […]

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Make sure to setup a password when using the Wi-Fi feature of the Nikon D750 *UPDATED*

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Update – I do not have a Nikon D750 handy, but my understanding is that the Wi-Fi is turned off by default. If you turn on the Wi-Fi capabilities of the D750, you have to make sure you setup a password for the wireless network, otherwise anyone with a smart device can access and download your […]

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No GPS or Wi-Fi functionality in the Nikon D610

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A quick update to the Nikon D610 specifications I reported last week – the D610 will not have built-in GPS or Wi-Fi capabilities. I guess those features will first make their appearance in the D5300.

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