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Some 15 inch Macbook Pros banned from aircraft Photo

Some 15 inch Macbook Pros banned from aircraft

Following the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advice, airlines are in the process of banning certain 15 inch MacBook Pro laptop computers from being carried onboard their aircraft. Their concerns relate to the risk of battery fires that may occur with computers sold between September 2015 and February 2017. Note that affected models will not be allowed onboard aircraft.

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The Conception Tragedy: Update Photo

The Conception Tragedy: Update

Wetpixel offers an update to the events surrounding the Conception tragedy: The wreck has now been raised, and the final victim’s remains have been recovered, with authorities having released the names of 27 of our scuba sisters and brothers that perished so far. Our hearts go out to their friends and families. Stressing that the cause of the fire aboard the Conception is still undetermined, the Coast Gaurd has released an advisory for passenger boat operators that mentions the issues around charging batteries among other points.

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Lacie announces SSD drives Photo

Lacie announces SSD drives

Lacie has announced three new rugged SSD drives. The Rugged SSD Pro offers 2800MB/s speeds via Thunderbolt 3. Its Thunderbolt connection is backward compatible with USB 3.1. The Rugged SSD offer speeds of up to 950 MB/s. Lastly, the Rugged® BOSS SSD offers a Lightning connection (along with USB A) and an SD card reader.

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Canon announces EOS C500 Mark II Photo

Canon announces EOS C500 Mark II

Canon has announced their long-awaited update to the EOS C500 cinema camera The C500 Mark II has a 5.9K 60p Full Frame sensor, user interchangeable lens mounts, 5 axis image stabilization, and a new DIGIC 7 image processor. It can record Cinema RAW lite to internal CFexpress media card.

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Grand Bahama Hurricane Relief Photo

Grand Bahama Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Dorian has brought havoc and destruction to Grand Bahama. Epic Diving, who base their Tiger Beach charters from the island’s West End are spearheading an effort to raise funds that will be used directly to assist the local community. They are encouraging donations via PayPal as this does not incur any administration fee, but if folks are uncomfortable with this, they are encouraging donations to the Bahamas Red Cross. They are also listing locations in Florida where goods and provisions can be dropped off to help those affected.

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