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Razer Blade 15 Advanced Review: Small Update, Huge Performance Gain

When Razer announced the "mid-2021" Blade 15 Advanced back in May, it seemed like a standard refresh. The company swapped out the 10th-Gen Intel CPUs in the "early-2021" model for 11th-Gen processors and added a new anti-fingerprint coating to the chassis. No big deal, right? Wrong -- that 11th-Gen processor has allowed Razer to upgrade just about everything under the hood of the latest Advanced model, leading to a huge performance uplift.

Photoshop’s ‘Save As’ Function Has Changed. Here’s Why

As part of its May 2021 release of Photoshop on Desktop -- version 22.4 -- Adobe made a significant change to how the "Save As" command works. Rather than continuing to act as it has across applications on all computers for decades, Adobe altered the basic functionality and has left users baffled.

Astropad Now Supports Using an iPad as a Drawing Tablet on Windows

Astropad has been offering multiple ways to connect and use an iPad with an Apple computer for some time, but today it has announced that it is bringing this functionality to Windows machines as well. Called Project Blue, it allows you to mirror your Windows desktop or use an iPad as a drawing tablet.

Dell’s New $5,000 Monitor for Creatives Can Color Calibrate Itself

Dell has announced the UltraSharp 32 HDR PremierColor Monitor, a $5,000 4K monitor designed for photographers and videographers that promises professional levels of color accuracy combined with excellent contrast. The monitor includes a host of inputs from HDMI to Thunderbolt 3 and has a built-in Calman-powered colorimeter.

2020 Razer Blade 15 Studio Review: Better in Every Way

Only 7 months after releasing the first Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition, the PC maker turned around and released an update. Aesthetically, it's almost identical to its predecessor; but under the hood, you're getting even more horsepower... and that's saying something.

Apple May Reveal Plans to Ditch Intel Later This Month: Report

According to a report in Bloomberg, Apple is about to drop a bombshell at WWDC later this month. After years of speculation, the company is finally ready to reveal its plans to ditch Intel and start using its own ARM-based CPUs in future Mac computers.

16-Inch MacBook Pro vs Razer Blade 15 Studio: Photo Editing Shootout

Last month, we reached out to Razer to see if they would lend us a Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition for testing. With the 16-inch MacBook Pro just announced and on its way in as well, it seemed like the perfect time to see which top-of-the-line laptop would take the photo editing crown.

How Much RAM Do You Really Need to Edit Photos in Lightroom?

How much RAM do you really need to edit photos in Adobe Lightroom? 8GB? 16GB? 32GB? And how much of a difference would upgrading your current system actually make? Ryan of Signature Edits decided to find out, and he's put together a helpful comparison video to share his results.

Lightroom Shootout: $6,700 iMac Pro vs $5,700 PC

Pye Jirsa over at SLR Lounge recently published a Mac vs PC comparison that answers an important question for photographers: which is better for Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, a powerful iMac Pro or an equivalent custom-built PC?

NVIDIA Unveils New Studio Driver with Support for 10-bit Color for Creatives

NVIDIA has just released the latest version of its Studio Driver, and creatives who use the company's GPUS should take note. According to NVIDIA, the new driver, "delivers the best performance and reliability for creative applications via extensive testing of creator workflows" by adding support for 10-bit color for creatives who use programs like Adobe Photoshop and Premiere.

This Guy Built an Ultimate Lightroom Battlestation for $6,000

Hobbyist photographer and Twitter product designer Paul Stamatiou recently decided that his 2-year-old iMac was no longer up to the task of handling his high-res RAW photos in Lightroom. Instead of shelling out $13,199 or $7,128 for a fully loaded iMac Pro or Mac Pro, Stamatiou decided to switch to Windows and build himself a custom Lightroom photo-editing monster.