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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 [...]

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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 →
Autodesk first out the gate supporting new iPads

Autodesk first out the gate supporting new iPads

AutoCAD 360 is optimized for iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display. Autodesk has logged another publicity coup in its relationship with Apple, announcing it has the first professional apps optimized to run on the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display. Autodesk AutoCAD 360 is optimized for both the new iPad [...]

New Mac Pro keeps Apple in the workstation market

New Mac Pro keeps Apple in the workstation market

The new workstation embeds Intel Xeon CPUs and AMD FirePro GPUs inside a futuristic black cylinder. But not every Apple aficionado offers the redesign a standing ovation. Apple made a bin load of announcements today regarding new products at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 in San Francisco, but none of the products met [...]

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch jumps to Apple

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch jumps to Apple

The champion of creative software for professionals heads to a company that seems to have forgotten about professional software.  With the release of their latest financials, Adobe posted revenues of just over $1 billion and has beat estimates. The company has signed up almost a half million people for their Creative Cloud services, and in [...]

New 128 GB iPad a natural for CAD?

New 128 GB iPad a natural for CAD?

Not every vendor agrees cramming more memory into a tablet is an evolutionary step in the right direction. Apple recently expanded its iPad line by introducing a 128 GB model, doubling the amount of storage previously available to the fourth generation model with Retina display. Apple billed the upgrade as a way to provide twice the storage capacity [...]

By February 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
New app controls Final Cut Pro X from iPad

New app controls Final Cut Pro X from iPad

An emerging use for iPad as a front-end for Mac-based creative software.   When Apple introduced its dramatic X version of Final Cut Pro, the company said it planned to do more with the iPad and to broaden the market for video editing. Pixel Film Studios is offering a product that seems to follow in [...]

By February 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →