• Apple acknowledges iPad Pro problems, promises a fix: report

    Apple iPad Pro has a problem, and the company has a admitted to the same. (Source: Reuters)
    Apple iPad Pro has a problem where the screen becomes unresponsive and goes black, according to user reports on the company’s official community threads. A Re/Code report points out that Apple has acknowledged the problem and even put out a set of instructions for users.
    Apple’s statement notes, “To get back to using your iPad Pro, force restart it by pressing and holding both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons for at least ten seconds, until you see the Apple logo. Apple is aware of this issue and is investigating.”
    For now, the comment thread has over 400 comments with several users reporting the same issue. According to one user, he had left the iPad for overnight charging but when he woke up, the device was ‘dead’; he had to do a reboot to get the d…

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  • Panasonic Lumix range gets FZ300, FZ1000 4K cameras

    Panasonic DMC-FZ300 features a 12.1-megapixel camera with 24x optical zoom and 4K video recording (Source: Panasonic)
    Panasonic has unveiled the DMC-FZ1000 and DMC-FZ300 compact digital cameras in India. The two new compact shooters are capable of 4K photography and video recording.
    The Panasonic DMC-FZ1000 and DMC-FZ300 come with Leica lens system and feature OLED live viewfinder. The image sensors used in the cameras are of MOS type and Panasonic is using Venus Engine for image processing. Panasonic claims that the combination of image sensor and processing engine makes for superior colour reproduction and minimum noise in low-light.
    Both the compact point and shoot models also feature DFD (Depth from Defocus) enabling an autofocus time of 0.09 seconds. The start-up time of the new cameras is 0.66 seconds.

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