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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FAA Bans Some 15-Inch MacBook Pros from Flying Due to Battery Recall – Photography Article

If you own one of the 15-inch MacBook Pros that was part of Apple’s recent battery recall, you’ll want to get the battery replaced before you try and take it on a flight. The FAA has confirmed that all affected MacBook Pros are banned from flying until and unless the battery is replaced by Apple. In case you missed the news, Apple recalled a “limited number” of 15-inch, mid-2015 Retina MacBook Pros back in June after it was brought to…

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Apple Kills Off the Last Non-Touchbar MacBook Pros, Discounts MacBook Air – Photography Article

Apple continued its trend of quietly updating its laptop lineup this week, releasing a few hardware updates for its MacBookPro and MacBook Air computers, while killing off the last of the non-touchbar MacBook Pro options. That’s right, if you want an old-fashioned keyboard with physical function keys, there is no longer a MacBook Pro model for you. If the loss of the function keys doesn’t bother you, the news is actually quite positive. Photographers who don’t need much in way…

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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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This is Why Macs Are Slower Than PCs – Photography Article

If you’re in the market for a desktop computer or laptop to do some serious photography work on, you might want to watch this 10-minute video first. Tech presenter Linus Sebastian of Linus Tech Tips explains why the thermals of Apple’s Mac products generally make them perform slower than rival PC equivalents on the market. In 2018, Apple’s new top-of-the-line MacBook Pro caused a stir when reviewers found that heat issues caused major slowdowns that brought performance down to the…

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