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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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Imagination does big update to PowerVR Graphics SDK

Imagination Technologies has announced a major update to its PowerVR Graphics

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The Mac Pro: So what’s a D300, D500 and D700 anyway? We have answers

We have more details on the new Mac Pro D300, D500 and D700, including their architecture class

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Apple’s new Mac Pros to ship in December at just under 3K

Apple provides details on new Mac Pro, ships in December

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Apple narrows date for next Mac Pro – Says Coming Fall in new Trailer

Apple posts trailer of new Mac Pro – says shipping next season (as in this Fall)

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SIG: Pictures from the SIGGRAPH 2013 Show Floor – Part 1

We have pictures from the SIGGRAPH 2013 show floor with accompanying notes on releases

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CAD/3D Industry Responds to Apple’s New Mac Pro

“Can’t innovate anymore, my ass.” CAD industry insiders and veterans respond to Apple’s new Mac Pro coming later this year and share their thoughts on the new machine

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In Brief: Apple awarded patent for multi-touch virtual CAD technology

Apple awarded patent for virtual CAD tools for multi-touch OS

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Is a 5 GHz iMac coming for next Christmas? AMD has the goods, Apple may bite

Will Apple be tempted to shift to AMD if a new GHz race emerges between the two main chip producers?

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Notes on the New Mac Pro – Details We Now Know

We review many of the issues that remain on pro users minds as they contemplate the new Mac Pro

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WWDC: Apple Intros New Mac Pro – Groundbreaking New Design

Apple has introduced brand new Mac Pros at WWDC just as expected and discussed here at Architosh and elsewhere on the Net

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Apple Graphics on New Macs: Possibilities

Graphics project on new Macs apparently in the work for over a year

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