Nvidia 1080ti with new drivers in external enclosure quadruples MacBook Pro native performance — Enthusiasts have wasted no time in testing the new Nvidia Pascal video card drivers, and have found external GPU performance nearly four times that of the Radeon Pro 450 in the 15-inch MacBook Pro. The cards are hamstrung slightly by the Thunderbolt 3 interface not being as fast as a 16x PCI-E slot, the results are nonetheless impressive.
PhotoStory is a new image-to-video transformation app for macOS — Einstein’s Legacy has introduced PhotoStory 1.0.1, an image-to-video transformation app for Mac. It turns a collection of images into a digital movie for use in promotion, storytelling or for creating time-lapsed applications.
PhotoStory features modern codecs, variable speed playback and a WYSIWYG [what you see is what you get] user interface. You can share the output movie using Vimeo, Facebook and other Internet services. The app requires macOS 10.11 or higher. It’s available for US$9.99 at the Mac App Store (NZ$14.99).
MacOS 7.0.1 emulator available at the Internet Archive — Feeling nostalgic? A pair of compilation hard drives contains a full copy of MacOS 7.0.1, along with a range of games, applications, utilities and toys to demonstrate the experience of using an early Mac has appeared on the Internet Archive. The entire bundle can be run inside Safari.
Al Gore & Apple’s Lisa Jackson to talk ‘climate optimism’ at San Francisco Store — On Wednesday, former US Vice President Al Gore will sit down with Apple’s VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson for a special event, hosted at the company’s Union Square store in downtown San Francisco.