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…]
I have been spending a good part of the day reading various reports and opinions on the new Apple iPad and although I won’t be buying into the iPad system immediately, I am beginning to understand why it is a very important step in the evolution of personal computer devices.
The very real Axiotron Modbook, which is based on a (white plastic) Macbook and sells for (starting under) US$2,000. You can even supply your own (white or black) Macbook and have a custom conversion made. Mostly used by graphic artists, this tablet computer is a clever hybrid of Apple MacBook and Wacom graphic tablets parts … [Read more…]
Some of you may have already read that Apple is so worried about the new consumer craze for netbooks, that they are going to lower the prices on their MacBook line of portables within a few weeks or maybe even days (I mean it is Spring isn’t it?). Apple shareholders are of course concerned because … [Read more…]
For quite some time now I have been waiting for Apple to revive the 12-inch Macintosh laptop, to use as a portable image storage device and on the road computer for website maintenance, photographic image workflow and for keeping up with my personal and business e-mail. Apple MacBook MB466LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core … [Read more…]
I feel real sad to say this, but I am seriously thinking about skipping any Apple Macintosh purchases I had planned for this years. Which means that I will also be recommending that my customers stop buying Apple computers, until such a date when Apple decides to wake up and smell the new coffee. There … [Read more…]