Essential Apple Podcast 114: Talking Luminar 2019 with Alex Tsepko


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Recorded 2nd December 2018

This week George Bush Snr (41st President of the USA) passed away. Amazon announced the Apple Music service will be available on their devices by Christmas. Amazon also announced it is going with custom designed ARM Graviton chips for AWS servers. The iPhone Xr is declared best selling iPhone, Apple offers increased trade in values on old iPhones and Apple supports anti AIDS efforts. PLUS our guest this week is Alex Tsepko of Skylum who returns to the show to tell us all about Luminar 2019, its Libraries features, free updates, forthcoming additions and lots more.

Listeners of this show can claim $10 off purchases of Luminar and/or Aurora HD 2019 with discount code EssentialApple (If you buy Luminar 2018 you’ll get all 2019 updates for free. Learn more).


Skylum has gifted us 5x of Luminar 2019 and Aurora 2019 to give away! Send an email to mentioning Luminar or Aurora and the phrase I give in the show to enter.
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Question from @MacJim in the Slack “Will the Fujifilm XF10 be supported soon? I can't edit my images just now. Will we be able to import images, catalogues, RAW images over from Lightroom, and if not, will it be featured at a later update?” @Oceanspeed on Twitter and occasionally puts Essential Apple related stuff on [YouTube]


  • Apple Music is coming to Amazon Echo speakers week of Dec. 17 – USA Today
  • The iPhone XR Is Apple's Best-Selling iPhone - Forbes
  • Apple Store purchases this week generate donations to AIDS treatment – Cult of Mac
  • Apple boosting iPhone trade-in credit with up to an extra $100 – 9to5 Mac


  • AWS goes for custom ARM Graviton Chips – CNBC

Nemo’s Hardware Store (44:54)

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