Apple updated the MacBook Pro this week, along with a number of other products in its lineup. The notable upgrade points include a Intel’s faster seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors, along with updated graphics.
The graphics bump from the Intel Iris 540/550 to the Intel Iris Plus 640/650 in the 13″ models. The MacBook Pro 15″ models jump from the AMD Radeon Pro 450/455 to the Radeon Pro 555/560.
Overall, the jumps appear in specs and performance seem to be rather mild. Geekbench shows up to a 20% jump over the 2016 model performance in dedicated tests; however, the difference in real world benefits are likely negligible.
When Apple announced the new MacBook Pro, I was eagerly waiting to see what the replacement for my MacBook Pro that I bought in 2011 would be. Then, Apple did what Apple does and showed off a computer that is competely foreign to the workflow that I’ve built largely around Thunderbolt over the past five years or so. [Read more…]
Adobe has released Lightroom for Apple TV. Using the app, you can view photos that you’ve synchronized with Lightroom for mobile or uploaded through Lightroom on the web.
You can present your photos one by one or in a slideshow with the ability to stop and zoom in on the details, right on the screen connected to your Apple TV. And, with the synchronized photos living in your Creative Cloud account, the most up-to-date versions will always be what’s in your collections on your Apple TV.
You can download the new Lightroom app by going to the App Store on your Apple TV. The app requires a 4th generation Apple TV and a Creative Cloud subscription to login.
Adobe has updated its mobile versions of Lightroom for both iOS and Android. The new updates provide iOS users the ability to import raw photos and Android photographers can now use a new Pro mode for a completely manual shooting experience. Check out the specifics below. [Read more…]
Apple has released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 6.20, which adds system-level RAW file support for a number of cameras. Supported cameras in this latest release include the following: [Read more…]