Apple's MacBook Air Future May Be In Question

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Apple's MacBook Air Future

Regarding Apple’s MacBook Air future, there is a case to be made that it will soon no longer fit in Apple’s lineup.

Apple Just Made Selecting an iPad Really Hard

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iPad Air 4

Apple seems to enjoy doing this to us. That is, making the process of selecting an iPad really hard. A lower level product leapfrogs a pro product in some technical respects. Deciding which to buy then involves a very careful analysis and comparison of the specs. And user needs.

How to Max Out a Mac mini

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Image of Mac mini 2020

Apple’s Mac mini invokes strong reactions from most users. It sits in a twilight zone of performance and price. But, properly configured, it can make for a formidable Mac.

Sleuthed: Apple Silicon Release Dates

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Apple Silicon and Tim Cook.

Apple Insider looks at the history of the PowerPC to Intel transition, what Tim Cook has said to date, practical constraints, and product timing logic to lay out a thoughtful roadmap for Apple Silicon release dates.

The Inside Scoop on Developers vs. Apple

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Developers have been paid more than $70 billion since Apple's App Store launched in 2008

Apple developers have complained for years about various App Store practices and policies. Now, a major work of technical journalism exposes the inconsistencies that allow Apple to justify getting its way.

Apple's Next iPhone Vision: Up Periscope

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Apple's Next iPhone Vision

This week, P.D. opens with an exciting change to the iPhone telephoto camera—a periscope lens system. It’s Apple’s next iPhone vision.

The Real Story Behind Apple TV+ 'Greyhound'

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Tom Hanks Greyhound Apple TV+

Greyhound is an exciting movie on Apple TV+, designed to make a splash. But, as with any historical presentation of war, there’s a lot more behind the scenes to know about.

A New iMac Seems Imminent

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We’ve been expecting a new iMac with an Intel 10th generation CPU, Comet Lake. It wasn’t announced at WWDC, but reports suggest this new iMac seems imminent.

WWDC 2020 Great Expectations

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WWDC 2020 youtbue stream

While conducted online or the first time, this year’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, WWDC, is expected to be just as exciting as ever.

The Deeper Reason ARM-Based Macs Hurt Intel

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Image of the 2020 MacBook Air with magic keyboard

At first blush, the financial impact of Apple abandoning Intel CPUs for its Macs looks relatively minor. But there’s a deeper reason ARM-Based Macs hurt Intel. And it’s a whopper.

iOS 14 Glimpses Reveal Major Changes

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ios 13 App store

At WWDC later in June, we can expect to see a preview of iOS 14. But an early build reveals some of the coming changes, iOS 14 glimpses.

iPhone 13 Details Leaked

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iPhone X with camera lens for HEIF versus JPEG image formats

The iPhone 12 focus this year will be 5G. But it may be that the iPhone 13 focus, in 2021, will be the cameras.

The MacBook Family Will Continue to Evolve

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Image of 16-inch MacBook Pro

Apple has recently shipped some really nice, updated MacBook Airs and Pros. But that’s not the end of their story.

We Need a Really Big Display For Our Mac

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Dell UltraSharp 49-inch display

John looks at a review of a 49-inch display and how a really large display can brighten the work-at-home landscape.

Important Details Emerge on Apple's New Products

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It usually takes some time after a new Apple product is released (or gets closer to release) to get all the details figured out. That’s happening this week.