Posts Tagged ‘ mac ’

Saying Goodbye to Mac

October 17, 2016
Saying Goodbye to Mac

After eight years of nearly uninterrupted service, I finally had to retire my Mac Pro 2008. This dual-Xeon workstation served me long and faithfully, but Apple and the economy conspired against my upgrading to the latest and greatest Mac Pro. However, this was not a surprise. I saw the writing on the wall a...
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Apple Introduces 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display

October 16, 2014
Apple Introduces 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display

CUPERTINO, California—October 16, 2014—Apple® today unveiled the 27-inch iMac® with Retina® 5K display, featuring the world’s highest resolution display with a breathtaking 14.7 million pixels. At this amazing resolution, text appears sharper than ever, videos are unbelievably lifelike, and you can see new levels of detail in your photos. With the latest quad-core processors,...
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Mavericks Slow SMB Transfer Issue

April 8, 2014
Mavericks Slow SMB Transfer Issue

As part of my workflow, I use Photo Mechanic 5 to import the images from my memory cards into my Mac Pro. As part of the ingestion process, I have PM5 make a backup copy of all incoming files on my Thecus NAS. Everything was hunky-dory until the most recent update to Mavericks (10.9.2)...
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Breathing New Life Into Your Old Mac Pro

January 18, 2013
Breathing New Life Into Your Old Mac Pro

The Mac Pro (aka “The Cheese Grater”) is Apple’s top end hardware offering aimed at power users with demanding compute needs. Oddly enough, it is one of the most reasonably priced models in the workstation market. Another interesting feature is that the Mac Pro has the constitution of a vending machine. I purchased my...
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Adobe Releases Creative Suite 2 as a Free Download – NOT!

January 7, 2013
Adobe Releases Creative Suite 2 as a Free Download – NOT!

UPDATE – Adobe posting of CS2 Serial Numbers was not an attempt to “give away” their software. They had shut down the activation servers for those versions of the suite and were providing registered users an alternative method to activate their software. Too bad it went viral. On behalf of Adobe Systems Incorporated … You have heard wrong!...
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