WWDC 2016 – Last Minute Thoughts from a MacBook Pro user. I have been quiet for quite some time because Apple Computer does not seem to care about computers (or computer users) any more. I bought my last MacBook Pro in 2011 and quite frankly I have seen no need to upgrade since then. I … [Read more…]
There is not much point in writing an article on 2016 Macintosh rumors when MacRumors does it so well – http://www.macrumors.com/2015/12/31/what-to-expect-from-apple-in-2016/ I do intend to buy a new MacBook Pro sometime this year, so I will be posting a series articles on my search for the best MacBook Pro (and best deals) for my specific … [Read more…]
Apple Introduces 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display SAN JOSE, California—October 23, 2012—Apple® today introduced an all-new version of its popular 13-inch MacBook® Pro featuring a stunning Retina™ display and all flash storage in a new compact design. At a mere 0.75 inches and 3.57 pounds, the remarkably portable 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display … [Read more…]
Although I am impressed by Apple’s newest offering, I will wait at least six months before buying one of the new MacBook Pro laptops with Retina Display, mainly because I don’t really need to upgrade my computert yet and secondly because I don’t like the idea of paying to be a new product tester … [Read more…]
– Beta Basic Set – The Basic Develop setting in Adobe Lightroom 4 Beta have been updated from the previous version. The Basic settings have both been simplified and brought to a higher level. To demonstrate how easy they are to use I have applied the basic settings for Highlights, Shadows, Clarity, and Vibrance to … [Read more…]
This is the Seattle Space Needle shot today from Kerry Park in the Queen Anne area of Seattle. There are always some photographers up here looking for that perfect shot of downtown Seattle city and the Space Needle (which is in Seattle Center).
January 3 , 2011, Wichita, Kansas — In an effort to provide Mac users with the widest possible range of power options, QuickerTek has expanded its solar chargers to include the just-announced 11- and 13-inch Apple MacBook Air 3rd generation laptops. These popular Apple Juicz solar power products now reach across all Apple MacBook, MacBook … [Read more…]
This is my new 13-inch MacBook Pro and a 10.6-inch Samsung N220 Netbook next to it, both set-up for digital workflow use, while traveling to remote locations. As you can see in the picture above, both computers are capable of running Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (Version 3). The MacBook Pro is the newest mid-2010 version so … [Read more…]
A big problem for photographers and other “road warriors”, who use MacBook Pro’s as both their traveling and home/office computers, is transitioning back and forth from the traveling to the “desktop” mode.
Traveling photographers require a computer that will function as a creative tool, storage device and communications center, on location, in hotels and back at the office. Ideally it will function equally well in the jungle (with long battery life) and in an office environment plugged into an external keyboard, mouse and larger monitor for Photoshop … [Read more…]
Faster Processors, Next-Generation Graphics & Up to 10 Hours of Battery Life CUPERTINO, California—April 13, 2010—Apple® today updated the MacBook® Pro line with faster processors, powerful next-generation NVIDIA graphics and even longer battery life. The popular 13-inch MacBook Pro features the new NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics processor for up to 80 percent faster graphics and … [Read more…]