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Rumor has it that the upcoming update to the entry-level iPad will include a USB-C charging port, sport the A14 Bionic chip, and support fast 5G connectivity. Being the higher-end variants of the iPad already have USB-C, this would finally give the entire iPad family the universal port. The entry-level iPad has... Read more...
While it's only been about six months since Apple introduced the M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs that would power the 16-inch and 14-inch MacBook Pro, the architecture within those chips can trace its roots back another full year to the dawn of Apple Silicon in the Mac mini's M1 processor. This is when Cupertino left Intel... Read more...
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) researchers say they have discovered an unpatchable vulnerability affecting Apple's custom Arm-based M1 silicon at the chip's last level of defense. Since it is not possible to patch out the flaw, are owners of M1 devices sitting ducks? Not... Read more...
The big unveil at Apple's WWDC 2022 event earlier this week was its next-generation M2 processor. Apple introduced a base variant, not a flagship slice of silicon, though speedier versions will inevitably come at some point. The first of those, a presumed M2 Pro model, could arrive relatively soon if the latest... Read more...
In an attempt to reduce electronic waste and make consumer's lives easier, the European Union has a new rule that requires companies to provide a single charging solution for certain electronic devices. The change will directly impact Apple, as it will have to start utilizing USB-C over its proprietary lightning port... Read more...
The global games market is already bigger than movies and music combined, and some estimates have it skyrocketing to a $257 billion business by 2025. It's no wonder Apple wants a bigger piece of the gaming pie. Lest there was any doubt, Apple announced a couple of gaming technologies for the Mac at its WWDC 2022 event... Read more...
Apple has unveiled an all-new MacBook Air that is thinner and will ship with the latest M2 chip that was also introduced today. The newly redesigned MacBook Air will also come equipped up to 18 hours of battery life and MagSafe charging, among other things. The tech giant has been busy today announcing its upcoming... Read more...
Apple made a handful of announcements at its WWDC 2022 keynote today, not the least of which is a next-generation addition to its custom Arm-based silicon. As was expected, Apple announced its M2 system-on-chip (SoC). It's a refined slice of silicon that packs 25 percent more transistors than its base M1 silicon... Read more...
Apple kicked off its WWDC 2022 event today with a prolonged preview of iOS 16, which promises the "biggest update ever to the Lock Screen" and a bevy of other changes. Some of the updates are rather minor, like editing the font on the Lock Screen text. But others are more impactful, such as being able to edit an... Read more...
Believe it or not, the image shown above is doctored. I know, I know, it looks authentic! But as of this writing, Apple has not formally introduced an M2 processor—-its custom Mx silicon lineup still consists of the M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, and M1 Ultra. That said, it's completely within the realm of plausibility that... Read more...
If you're looking for some hot deals on some popular earbud, whether you're an Apple or Android fan, we've got you covered. Let's start off with Apple AirPods Pro (pictured above). With features like Active Noise Canceling (ANC), adaptive EQ, and transparency modes these in-ear buds have set the bar for iPhone... Read more...
The popular iPad could be receiving an update along with iPadOS 16 that will make the tablet more like a laptop, and less like a phone. The multitasking interface is supposed to be getting a new design that will make it easier to see what apps are open and switch between them. The iPad has been a very popular... Read more...
Almost half a century ago, Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak demonstrated and then released the very first Apple computer, which later became known as the Apple-1. Only 200 of the hand-built machines were ever made, 175 of which were sold to a computer shop in Mountain View, California. Out of those, it's... Read more...
Many of us receive nearly constant notifications on our devices. It is nice to set aside our smartphones, but sometimes we need to at least quickly see a few notifications. Rumor has it that the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will feature always-on displays similar to those seen in the Samsung Galaxy S22. The always-on... Read more...
When you plug your phone, laptop, or other rechargeable devices into the wall what do you concern yourself with? Many of us just care that the charger works, some people care about the wattage, and others just want their devices to charge fast. What if we told you that all of these are possible, and it can be adorable... Read more...
Apple is in preparations for its WWWDC 2022 keynote that will likely introduce iOS 16, iPadOS 16, WatchOS 9, and more. The Apple event is scheduled to take place on June 6, 2022. The tech giant's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WDDC) is typically when Apple announces major software updates, and at times to tease new hardware that's Read more...
Apple's long-rumored mixed reality headset is reported to incorporate 14 cameras that will enable lifelike human avatars in a metaverse environment. The headset is currently expected to be announced by the end of 2023. A mixed reality headset from Apple has been in the works since 2015, and has seen its share of... Read more...
Did you even have a childhood if you did not press your face against a car window during a long road trip? Such an experience may soon be a thing of the past. Apple has filed a patent to add VR systems in its autonomous vehicles that would replace windows. The patent has naturally sparked many jokes, including quips... Read more...
A lawsuit has been filed claiming that a pair of Apple's AirPods Pro earbuds damaged a 12-year-old boy's eardrums when a loud Amber Alert was played. The suit claims the young boy has suffered permanent hearing loss as a result. The complaint filed Monday in Texas identifies the 12-year-old as B.G. and states that... Read more...
Lately, Google has been making some changes to Play Store policies. The company recently announced that Android apps would be barred from using the Accessibility API for recording phone calls. Google also started rolling out a new data safety section to the Play Store that will require app developers to disclose their... Read more...
May 2022 has not been a good month for operating system updates. Microsoft had a problem with Active Directory and later driver crash blue screens of death (BSoD). Now it appears Apple has zero-day security exploit problems affecting many of its major platforms, including macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. An emergency fix... Read more...
According to an unnamed insider, Apple is currently testing USB-C ports and functionality for a future iPhone model. It has been 15 years since the iPhone burst onto the scene, and every one of them has had a proprietary charger, starting with the old 30-pin for the first generation and later following up with the... Read more...
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