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Apple May Dump Intel Starting in 2020, in Favor of Its Own CPU Designs

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In 2005, Hell froze over. After repeatedly doubling down on the PowerPC G4 and G5, with its laptops effectively stuck on older 32-bit PowerPC chips, ...

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Khronos Brings Vulkan to macOS, iOS, After Apple Refuses to

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple loves to position itself as being on the cutting edge of OS research and development, but its long-term support for graphics APIs it didn’t ...

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Apple to open source its first graphical OS from the Lisa

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple had a number of massive hits in the early 80s as the personal computer revolution was picking up steam. However, the Apple Lisa was ...

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First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. After years of fending off questions from its increasingly unhappy workstation customers, Apple has finally released an updated professional Mac. The new iMac Pro is ...

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FBI and Apple May Again Clash Over Encypted iPhone After Texas Shooting

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The FBI and Apple could be headed for another showdown after the FBI has reportedly found itself stymied by an encrypted iPhone. The device in ...

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New Apple MacBook Pro banned from bar exams in multiple states thanks to Touch Bar

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Apple’s new Touch Bar is causing problems for MacBook Pro users who intended to use their new hardware to sit for bar exams. Multiple states have banned the new systems or restricted their use due ...

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Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion in unpaid rebates, alleges attempted perjury, extortion

Apple sued Qualcomm today, alleging that the mobile chip giant owes it at least a billion dollars in unpaid rebates and agreements. Apple further states that Qualcomm “attempted to extort Apple into changing its responses and providing false information to ...

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Apple fixes Safari bug that distorted Consumer Reports battery life tests

Last month, Consumer Reports declared it would not recommend the new MacBook Pro, on account of its poor and highly erratic battery life. This report followed weeks of controversy that has dogged the latest refresh of Apple’s mobile hardware — ...

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Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed

Apple’s path from licensing standard ARM cores to building its own CPU design was well-documented, starting with the company’s decision to purchase PA Semi in April 2008. Its GPU cores, in contrast, have been broadly assumed to be licensed from ...

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Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together

For the last few years, Apple has been an AMD-only shop. Graphics may not be a core area that Apple focuses on — OpenGL support in the latest version of macOS remains stuck in 4.1 territory). But it does include discrete ...

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