I have a fairly high end Samsung tablet (I've never been tempted into iWorld) and like it very well, but I would not use it as my main editing platform - I just don't feel I'd have enought control with just the touch screen.
All my editing is done on my desktop, but if I did need to edit on the...
Since you are in the UK I recommend looking at Chillblast. I got my last two desktops from them, and been very pleased - they use good quality components and assemble them well. Warning - they are not cheap!
They make a couple of desktops aimed at photo editing. Their top of the...
Have you tried trashing the presets? I've had a couple of printer issues (I think one was also to do with not retaining settings) that I resolved that way. I know it's not clear why it should work, but it's always a good thing to try.
FWIW I also now start in PhotoLab. I find I prefer it's output as a starting point for LR, for my m4/3 photos.
In effect it's a "soft cull", because only the images that I expect to need further work end up in LR. The others I still keep on the disk
I normally have Lightroom handle colour, as I guess most of us do.
However,if I print a b&w image, I get a colour cast (in my case green)
This can be avoided by having the printer handle colour, just for b&w prints.
I don't know if it's related to your problem (I have a different camera system...
I take your point Paul, I guess it boils down to how quickly you are likely to discover a Catalogue corruption, and how widespread it is (say just one or two photos, or an unreadable Catalogue).
I don't know - any ideas?