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This is Why Macs Are Slower Than PCs

If you're in the market for a desktop computer or laptop to do some serious photography work on, you might want to watch this 10-minute video first. Tech presenter Linus Sebastian of Linus Tech Tips explains why the thermals of Apple's Mac products generally make them perform slower than rival PC equivalents on the market.

My Experience With Apple as a Photographer and Creative Pro: In Short, Not Good

My name is Pye Jirsa, and I'm a wedding photographer and the co-founder of SLR Lounge. Before I get started, let me say that I feel like the most unlucky person when it comes to electronics and major purchases. But, even with my bad luck, perhaps you will find this experience odd and worth sharing.

MacBook Pro CPU Throttling Was Due to Software Bug, Apple Says

Last week, reviewers reported that Apple's latest generation of MacBook Pro laptops suffer from thermal throttling, or having the CPU run much slower than advertised during intense processing because of heat issues. If that turned you off to the laptop, there's some good news today: Apple says the throttling was due to a software bug that has since been fixed.

Review: The Touch Bar MacBook Pro Through the Eyes of a Creative

This post is a concise review of the touch bar MacBook Pro from a creative point of view. I use and like both PC and Macs and don’t have loyalty to one or the other. This has been a long time coming, and for good reason: I really wanted to put my laptop through the paces for a few months before I formed a true opinion.

Honest MacBook Pro Review Says the New Laptop is Apple’s 5D Mark IV

In a single sentence, photographer and reviewer Jaron Schneider summed up the problem with Apple's new MacBook Pro: it's basically Apple's 5D Mark IV. Too much time and build-up meant insanely high expectations, and Apple didn't come close to matching them even if they did release a good product.

This Dock Gives the New MacBook Pro its Ports Back

When Apple announced the 4th gen MacBook Pro in October 2016, photographers and other creatives bemoaned the removal of the traditional ports found on the sides of the laptop (including the SD card slot, which Apple called "cumbersome"). A company called OWC is now coming to the rescue with a sleek new dock that adds the old ports back in.

Apple Slashes USB-C Dongle Prices to Quell Macbook Pro Complaints

After the new Macbook Pro was unveiled by Apple last month, many people were unhappy about Apple's decision to remove the "cumbersome" SD card slot and only include USB-C ports. In response, to make buying the new laptops a little more palatable, Apple is slashing prices on its USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 dongles -- temporarily.