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Mental Canvas—The Radical New Drawing App You Haven’t Heard Of

Mental Canvas is an innovative and original new drawing application that put its user and viewers in the 3rd dimension. The app looks to be great for architects and those who sketch out spatial ideas. Alas, it is developed for Microsoft’s Surface devices at first.

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Silicon Valley’s Reaction to Trump Presidency Looks Within

Is Silicon Valley creating technologies that bring us together, or push as apart?






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iPad Pro is fantastic! But it will be for naught if Apple forgets its Pro tools for Mac

Though the iPad Pro packs desktop power, Apple needs to think smartly about the inter-relatedness of software systems across mobile and desktop.






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Autodesk Project Ignite Brings Innovation to Young Learners

Project Ignite is a learning platform available to students of all ages that was created specifically to bring the essence of the Maker Movement to the classroom. The program includes free design software, step-by-step projects as well as hardware purchasing options, including 3D printing and electronics kits.






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Analysis: How Surface Pro 3 May Help Apple Mac Share Numbers

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 tablet is seeing strong growth, but the numbers are still small. In this analysis we look at how the Surface Pro 3, and units like it, can actually contribute to Mac vs PC share growth.






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Tidbits: Bonzai 3D webinar, Vectorworks news and more…

Mac CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on Vectorworks news items, bonzai 3D webinar training and Autodesk’s decision to stop support of Microsoft Vista






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Bricscad coming to Mac – smaller companies look to Apple

CAD blog reports that Bricscad coming to Mac in the next year or so, as Bricsys NV has re-written their code base for operating system portability.






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Apple’s OpenCL released as ratified 1.0 spec at SIGGRAPH Asia

Khronos Group releases OpenCL 1.0 and OpenVG 1.1 – Khronos Group releases ratified OpenCL 1.0 Specification at SIGGRAPH Asia.






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MacFive: Dec 7: Top News of the Week

MacFive™ — Top News Stories of the Week: For Dec 7 we see exploding market share growth for iPhone, a possible $99 Wal-Mart iPhone, Google’s fantastic new SketchUp 7, and issues with Snow Leopard.






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Apple working to trademark OpenCL

Apple seeks to trademark OpenCL as new industry standard for parallelization of software across both CPU and GPU hardware.






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MacFive: Oct 26: Top News of the Week

MacFive™ for this week looks at the what we view as the top 5 most important stories breaking in the Macintosh or Apple news world. For October 26 we review Apple University, Apple’s new hard-hitting TV ads, Apple’s stellar financial results and $25 billion in cash, Apple and Proposition 8, and finally Linux is to Vista what American Idol is to Britney Spears.






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