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Breaking the Jobsian Quadrant: Should Apple Make an iMac Pro?

For many years the term “pro” at Apple has been applied to a distinct class or group of products, serving a distinct set of customers. But these days in the era of iDevices the the use of the term is becoming more vague. At the same time research evidence suggest that many so called “pros” are using the iMac as their professional desktop solution. This of course begs an obvious question next.

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Inside Apple’s Mysterious Structure? A house, store, gym…or a runway for Angela Ahrendts’ big debut moment?

Could Apple’s mystery structure contain a model runway for Apple’s big debut in the world of Fashion? This might be Angela Ahrendts big debut moment and a clarification of her role at Apple.

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Architosh launches Mac Workstation professional survey study for Pro Users

In our first hardware study to look at the professional markets that Apple has traditionally served, Architosh has launched a survey in order to comprehensively study the market for professional desktop/workstation hardware needs across a range of “pro” industries.

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Why would one of the leading PC Geeks move to Apple? Anand Lal Shimpi Departs AnandTech

What would Apple want to do with one of the world’s leading PC Geeks? Good question, right? Well, Anand Shimpi is heading to Apple by all accounts and has retired from his beloved publication AnandTech.com. Here are a couple of reasons why he may have done that.

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Famed architect Daniel Libeskind touts beauty of the ‘App World’ in Apple WWDC video

Architect Daniel Libeskind speaks about the beauty of the “app world” while using Paper by 53 in Apple’s WWDC introductory feature video in San Francisco this week. Apple yesterday introduced iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

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FileMaker offering FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced with free copy offer

One of the most popular databases used worldwide and a popular office business tool within creative organizations, FileMaker is currently offering an attractive 2 for 1 offer on FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced for consultants and organizations.

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The world premiere of the workstation commercial Apple doesn’t want you to see

Apple gets slammed in video commercial by workstation maker BOXX

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Popular Sense 3D Scanner v1.1 now available for Mac Users

Want to capture your bride in 3D on her wedding day? New Sense offers consumers ability to quickly and easily create 3D printable data files from real life objects

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Readdle updates noted Documents 5 for iPhone and iPad

Read, Listen, View, Download, Annotate almost anything on the iPad.

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Norman Foster says huge buildings like Apple’s new headquarters…are good!

Founder and chairman of Foster + Partners, Norman Foster, argues in an interview published in Architectural Record, that huge buildings are actually good for us…and explains why

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The new Mac Pro – A Buyer’s Guide Through the Best Test Results

This guide-oriented feature article explores the details surrounding the new Mac Pro and its performance benchmarking found throughout the web, with summary reference to particular industries and their common applications

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Viewpoint: Mac Pro, What Does Apple Mean by Pro? A View from a Professional in 3D, Animation, VFX and Video Games

In this Viewpoint contribution Akiko Ashley, Architosh associate editor and co-founder of 3D animation studio Luminetik, delivers a compelling critique of the new 2013 Mac Pro, a workstation class computer that has been Apple’s most interesting new Mac product in years. With a background in visual effects for major TV and film productions, Luminetik provides Miss Ashley with a perspective on what studios really need in their pipeline hardware and what is good and bad about Apple’s latest Mac Pro in meeting that standard.

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Product Review: GRAPHISOFT BIMx Docs for iPad and iPhone

In this product review Architosh looks at GRAPHISOFT’S latest mobile app, the iOS-based BIMx Docs. BIMx was the first iteration of a BIM model viewing app with game-like walk-thru mode navigation, “gravity” based sensitivity–so that the walking experience felt as real as possible (no walking through walls like in the movie “Ghost”)–and door recognition. Now BIMx Docs extends on that solid base adding 2D documents and marrying the two types of viewing and navigation experiences.

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The US’s AIA releases new Mac friendly ACD5 web software for architecture industry

AIA delivers all new AIA Contracts Documents software solution as SaaS (software as a service) with new Web-based ACD5 for Mac and Windows platforms

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Chief Architect now released for Mac

One of the most popular CAD products in the construction market has finally come to the Mac OS X platform in a full native ground up version

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