Brand New 15″ MacBook Pro with TouchBar GPU Graphics issue/glitch/fault.

2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Highest possible spec, 2TB SSD, 16GB RAM, 4GB GPU, 2.9Ghz i7.

24 hours old, powered on, installed Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop from Adobe CC app.

No apps open at the time. I had just launched the Migration Assistant as I was about to start pulling over all my content from my old 2012 retina MacBook Pro. Migration Assistant had just logged me out automatically and then I opted to quit migration assistant and do some more housekeeping on my old rMBP before migrating data. I quit the Migration Assistant and was presented with the login screen. I tried touchID which failed as it required password, typed in password, screen went blank for 5 to 10 seconds and then had terrible graphic glitches, mainly a yellow wave hue all over the screen that moved when windows were moved around. Issue was still present after changing the resolution in the settings. Issue persisted for around 5 minutes before returning to normal. Continue reading “Brand New 15″ MacBook Pro with TouchBar GPU Graphics issue/glitch/fault.”

iPhone 7 DNG vs JPG (RAW vs JPG)

iPhone 7 shadow detail DNG vs JPG

It’s iPhone 7 launch day here in the U.K. and our 256GB iPhone 7 in black has arrived and the first thing we wanted to test was the new ability of the camera to shoot in RAW (actually Adobe’s open format RAW called DNG) and see what benefit it offered over shooting in normal JPG mode and we’re surprised, and disappointed, by the results. Continue reading “iPhone 7 DNG vs JPG (RAW vs JPG)”

Glastonbury 2017 Essentials – Packing List

Glastonbury 360° Little Planet

Below is a list of some of the essential items to take with you to Glastonbury Festival, or any multi-day camping festival. You might think you’re super-organised and have everything you need, but quickly scroll through the list below to see if there is anything you’ve forgotten. If you think I’ve forgotten something please let us know in the comments at the end.

Also make sure you check out the 360° Virtual Tour of Glastonbury that I created in 2015.

REMEMBER: NO GLASS IS ALLOWED ON SITE AT GLASTONBURY

Plastic Bottles (any drinks in glass bottles will be confiscated)

Dry Shampoo

Reusable Water Bottle

Tent

Sleeping Bag

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