A Windows beta of Adobe Experience Design CC (XD) will be released to subscribers at the end of the year and was shown running on a Surface Studio during Wednesday's AdobeMAX keynote.

AuthorRick Rodriguez
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Our favorite illustrator/humorist/tech reviewer Brad Colbow is back with what may be his best video yet.

After his M3 Surface Pro 4 let him down due to some stroke anomalies, Brad turned his attention to the new Apple iPad Pro. Without a Pencil available to test, he has instead surveyed the wide array of iOS apps, especially those from Adobe.

I'll let him tell you the rest, but I agree 100% with his observations.

Got my new iPad but it will be a few weeks before I get the pencil and can review it. In the mean time I'm checking out what apps are out there and here are my thoughts on what Adobe is bringing to the table.

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Illustrator Brad Colbow's video reviews are always good for their mix of information, insight and humor. He just posted his review of the m3 Surface Pro 4 and has scenes of it running Photoshop, Illustrator and Clip Studio Paint.

This is the same model that I glowingly reviewed yesterday and his results are radically different than mine. Although he is surprisingly positive on the product, I could never recommend the entry level SP4 if it was as laggy as he demonstrates here. Even stalwart CSP looks like it's having trouble keeping up.

I've asked Brad to share his exact settings so that I can try to reproduce his configuration (and the troubling strokes that he illustrates at about the 6:30 mark). I'll update my review or this post once I determine whether they are reproducible. 

Now that I've had more time with the Surface Pro 4 I've put together a more comprehensive review.

If any of you have seen similar behavior, please let me know in the comments section below.

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