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Why Apple must refresh the Mac Pro

Why Apple must refresh the Mac Pro

Apple is nearing irrelevance in a surging workstation market. Thermal issues are one problem, market perception is another. By Randall S. Newton In the past few days a flurry of articles have come out discussing an unusual occurrence at Apple: candor about the future of the Mac as a professional computer. It seems the executive […]

By April 5, 2017 Read More →
Workstations seeking new input

Workstations seeking new input

New workstations are offering new options for input.

By December 9, 2016 Read More →
AMD GPU powers new 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro

AMD GPU powers new 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro

Apple Watch haptic feedback, big fast SSD, and a real GPU. If you do video editing in Final Cut Pro X, or rendering of 3D images in pro graphics apps, Apple feels your pain and has updated the popular 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display. The new MacBook comes with a new Force Touch trackpad, faster […]

Adobe Comp, Adobe’s latest mobile tool strengthens Adobe’s links with iOS

Adobe Comp, Adobe’s latest mobile tool strengthens Adobe’s links with iOS

Adobe introduces Comp, its latest mobile app for iPad. The new app lets people sketch out layouts with images and type and sync or share them for further work. So far, it’s iPad only.  It has been kind of quiet on Adobe’s mobile front lately, but the company wants you to know mobile is critically […]

New Dell Precision M3800 targets MacBook Pro

New Dell Precision M3800 targets MacBook Pro

Making a debut at Sundance Film Festival with an emphasis on video editing performance Dell is using this week’s Sundance Film Festival to launch its newest thin-and-light mobile workstation, the Precision M3800—and to position it as a new rival to the Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display. New features in the Precision M3800 include a […]

Apple revamps photo apps; Corel and Adobe respond

Apple revamps photo apps; Corel and Adobe respond

Corel and Adobe quickly react with special deals and reassurances of commitment. GfxSpeak takes a quick look at Lightroom and AfterShot Pro.

Workstation market slow but steady in first quarter

Workstation market slow but steady in first quarter

Dell and AMD find new opportunities in workstations, but competition remains fierce. “Cautious and tentative, but still headed in the right direction” is how Jon Peddie Research (JPR) senior analyst and JPR Workstation Report author Alex Herrera sums up 2014’s first quarter workstation market results. The JPR report paints a picture of a market that […]

Apple Mac Pro release means season of change for competitors

Apple Mac Pro release means season of change for competitors

As usual, Apple was a CES no-show, but the com­pany has a major influence on what happens there anyway. Look for others to release workstations that belong on a pedestal, not hidden behind the desk. The Mac Pro is not exactly the kind of thing you’d give your sweetheart for Christmas, but Apple started tak­ing […]

By January 9, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Apple upgrades Final Cut Pro X and gets serious about professional DCC

Apple upgrades Final Cut Pro X and gets serious about professional DCC

Game on: Apple upgrades Final Cut Pro X for the new Mac Pro

By December 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Prime Sense brings new vision to Apple

Prime Sense brings new vision to Apple

Apple has confirmed rumors that it has acquired Israeli semiconductor company PrimeSense. A look at the company’s direction before the acquisition might hold hints for the company’s technology inside Apple. Like a guilty couple caught in a hotel room, Apple and Prime Sense have finally admitted to doing a deal after it was prematurely revealed […]

By November 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →