Photographer Stuck in Vietnam After Flying with Recalled MacBook Pro – Photography Article

Here’s one last PSA for any photographer using a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro made between September 2015 and February 2017: if you haven’t checked your serial number to see if your battery has been recalled, do so ASAP. Not only are you putting yourself in danger, you might end up stranded in a foreign country, like British travel photographer Julian Elliott. According to The Independent, Elliott is currently stuck in Vietnam because, after successfully flying into the country with his…

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Nitecore Made the World’s First Smart Battery for Sony Cameras – Photography Article

The Chinese battery brand Nitecore has announced the world’s first “smart battery” for Sony’s mirrorless cameras. Called the NFZ100, it’s a battery that can be wirelessly managed with an app on your phone. The app is called NNERGY, and it lets you check the current status of your battery in real-time. With a capacity of 2280mAh, the battery allows for about 500 photos on a single charge using a Sony a9. For photographers who have multiple NFZ100 batteries, the app…

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Apple’s MacBook Pro Battery Recall is No Joke, Here’s What Could Happen – Photography Article

A couple of weeks ago, Apple announced a recall of “a limited number” of Mid-2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros because “the battery may overheat and pose a fire safety risk.” But if you thought that yours is probably fine and haven’t taken the time to check your serial yet, think again. As designer Steven Gagne recently discovered, the “fire safety risk” is very real. Apple announced the recall on Thursday, June 20th, and it was probably in response to reports…

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