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Is the new Retina iMac the “iMac Pro” the market seems to be screaming for?

Apple’s new Retina iMac is a killer machine aimed squarely at a segment of the Pro market who badly need the 5k monitors that will transform their creativity and productivity in their work. This is a considerable segment of their users, but the internals of this machine happen to match up with what is being touted as the “fastest single-threaded workstation” in the world aimed at a whole lot of Apple’s other customers, just not on the right side of the OS divide.

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Graebert Unveils World’s First DWG-based Full CAD Solution for Android

Graebert of Germany also announces ARES Touch 2015—world’s first true full featured DWG CAD platform for mobile tablet on Android

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Graebert of Germany announces ARES Commander 2015 2/3D CAD for Mac, Windows and Linux

Graebert of Germany announces new ARES Commander 2015 2D/3D DWG Native CAD System for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux—Brings DWG File Optionality to Global CAD Market

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Nemetschek unveils new Vectorworks 2015 CAD/BIM tool publicly

Nemetschek has officially and publicly unveiled its new Vectorworks 2015 product line including Renderworks 2015. The new CAD series features numerous major updates to its 3D and visualization capabilities.

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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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New Architectural Visualization Solution Coming from French-based Twinmotion

A new architectural visualization solution is on the horizon called Twinmotion, or least that is the company’s name which appears based in France

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Tidbits: ShaderLight for SketchUp, CAD Garage and Dosch News Items

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have news tidbits on Shaderlight for SketchUp at its latest version V3 with tons of new features; plus news on Dosh Design landscape elements for 3D packages; plus CAD Garage is now carrying modo and Maxwell Render

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Mac CAD/3D News: Maxon, Graphisoft and Solibri announcements

Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: We have exciting news from Solibr regarding COBie, plus news from Maxon on a new animation contest and news about Graphisoft’s BEST of SHOW honors

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AIA: Pictures and Notes from the Entire Week in Chicago: Part 1

Pictures and Notes from AIA National 2014 in Chicago — we show our photos, expand our notes from our discussions with the leading AEC software companies in attendance at the show

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AIA: Architosh awards AIA National ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors to software and technology vendors

Architosh honors technology companies in 2014 BEST of SHOW awards for AIA National Chicago, focusing on emerging trends in software technology in architectural practice

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Nemetschek Vectorworks releases English version of SimTread 2 Pedestrian Simulation Software

SimTread 2 is now available in English and works as a plugin from within Vectorworks…

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SimLab Soft announces release of SimLab Composer 2015 for Mac and Windows

SimLab Soft introduces SimLab Composer 2015 for Mac and Windows – 3D visualization, automation and exporting software workbenches for Mac OS X and Windows

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Tidbits: GRAPHISOFT, Greyscalegorilla and SIGGRAPH news

Mac and iOS CAD / 3D News: We have tidbits on Cadimage winning the ArchiCAD Distributor of the Year award in Hungary, as well as news on Greyscalegorilla’s upcoming Signal product plus it’s time to register for SIGGRAPH 2014

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3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Wireless Wins iF Design Award 2014

SpaceMouse by 3Dconnexion stands apart from more than 3,200 products due to superior design quality and usability

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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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