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Thunderbolt 3-equipped MacBook Pro can use external GPUs, but at a cost

12/01/2016, 08:45:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

One of the most frequent complaints about the new MacBook Pro is the relatively weak GPU as compared to some found on the Windows side. Some progress has been made very recently by independent developers, allowing the adventurous who aren't afraid to spend a few dollars to build and connect an external GPU to a Thunderbolt 3 Mac.

With Apple abandoning AirPort, here are the best alternative Wi-Fi routers for Mac users

11/21/2016, 12:51:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Some fear has erupted at the news that Apple may be shutting down development of its own AirPort wireless routers. However, picking a router isn't as complicated as it used to be, and AppleInsider has some suggestions that work well with other Apple hardware.

OWC announces Thunderbolt 3 Dock with ports galore, returns functionality to new MacBook Pro

11/02/2016, 09:15:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Capitalizing on Apple's decision to go all in on Thunderbolt 3 with its latest MacBook Pro, aftermarket Mac specialist OWC is taking preorders for a 13-port breakout dock that restores expansion options lost with the new laptop design.

Examined: Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1 gen 2 on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

10/28/2016, 11:44:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

While everybody expected USB-C connectors on the new MacBook Pro, all four ports being Thunderbolt 3 wasn't. AppleInsider explains the differences between USB-C, USB 3.1 gen 2, and Thunderbolt 3, and examines Apple's latest implementation of the technologies.

Belkin refreshes Express Dock with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C connector

10/27/2016, 07:41:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD has been refreshed to provide the new protocol's full 40 Gbps data speed, and provide 85W of charging power to the newly released late 2016 MacBook Pro.

Microsoft debuts Surface Studio all-in-one PC, refreshes high-end Surface Book

10/26/2016, 12:01:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Alongside the 28-inch all-in-one Surface Studio PC, Microsoft's new Surface Book i7 announced Wednesday is said to triple the performance of the current high-end 13-inch MacBook Pro.

WiGig gets official certification, promises speeds up to 8Gbps

10/25/2016, 01:35:28 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

The Wi-Fi Alliance has officially certified WiGig, also known as 802.11ad, which could drastically improve the speed of transfers over local Wi-Fi networks and better support gigabit-speed internet connections.

Google reveals Chromecast Ultra, Google WiFi, Daydream View VR; details Google Home

10/04/2016, 02:40:04 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Besides just the Google Pixel smartphone family, the smartphone giant today also released the 4K Chromecast Ultra, the Daydream View VR headset, the Google Home voice-activated personal assistant, and Google WiFi networking hardware.

Future watch: new Ethernet standard to bring 2.5 and 5 Gbit/sec speeds to existing cabling

10/01/2016, 05:20:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The group responsible for the Ethernet specifications have unveiled a new pair of standards, bringing faster speeds to existing Cat-5e and Cat-6 cable runs, eliminating networking bottlenecks, and potentially saving organizations with large deployments a great deal of money.

Apple issues eighth macOS 10.12 Sierra beta to developers, seventh to public testers

08/29/2016, 04:50:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With just over a week to go before Apple is expected to announce an official macOS 10.12 Sierra release date, the company on Monday issued the latest beta versions of the operating system to developers and public beta testers for evaluation.

macOS Sierra beta points to future Macs equipped with 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2

08/24/2016, 05:49:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Upcoming Macs may support USB 3.1 Gen 2, enabling peripheral speeds up to a maximum 10 gigabits per second, code discovered in macOS Sierra suggests.

Inside Apple's 2016 MacBook Pro: USB-C and Thunderbolt 3

08/17/2016, 03:27:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

With Apple's new MacBook Pro expected in the coming months, AppleInsider takes a look at technologies expected to be updated, or removed, from the new portable. In many ways, one of the key changes could be the anticipated embrace of new, smaller USB-C ports with high-speed USB 3.1 and Thunderbolt 3 data connectivity.

Groundbreaking 'atomic memory' could cram unimaginable amounts of data into your iPhone

07/19/2016, 10:23:09 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A new technology for data storage at the atomic level could supplant magnetic and flash media in the future, and yield thousands of terabytes in a single drive -- if scientists can perfect it.

Samsung unveils 512GB postage stamp-size NVMe SSD, could see use in MacBook

05/31/2016, 07:02:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Samsung on Tuesday announced production has started for its new PM971-NVMe, a solid state drive that crams non-volatile memory express technology, onboard NAND flash memory, DRAM and an SSD controller into a package slightly larger than a postage stamp.

AT&T lays plans to begin testing 5G data in 2016, brings back 2-for-1 iPhone deal

02/12/2016, 12:55:43 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

AT&T on Friday announced its plans to test 5G network technology, beginning with lab tests in the second quarter done in collaboration with Intel and Ericsson.

This week on AppleInsider: Child labor concerns, software updates, an Irish bomb threat & more

01/23/2016, 05:49:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Developments in the "real" world grabbed many headlines this week, including a bomb threat in Ireland, a new iOS development center in Italy and worries that Apple's battery suppliers are using child labor. The company meanwhile released a bevy of software updates for OS X and iOS.

New York City gains public gigabit Wi-Fi through first LinkNYC kiosks

01/20/2016, 01:59:16 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A long-awaited public Wi-Fi initiative, LinkNYC, is now officially live in New York City, providing people within range of the kiosks with free Internet access as well as ports for charging phones and tablets.

iOS code shows Apple experimenting with ultra fast, light-based Li-Fi wireless data for future iPhones

01/18/2016, 11:55:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Recent versions of iOS have been found to contain references to Li-Fi, an experimental high-speed wireless networking protocol that uses pulses of light to transmit data and is being marketed as a long-term replacement for Wi-Fi.

Apple Accessory Deals: 32GB 4th Gen Apple TV for $120, 64GB for $160; SuperDrive for $59, $30-$99 off AirPorts and Time Capsules, $20 off Magic accessories

11/25/2015, 04:33:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

For the next two weeks, readers can take advantage of an Apple Accessory Mail-in-Rebate sale that knocks $30-$40 off new Apple TVs, $15 off old Apple TVs, $29-$99 off Base Stations and Time Capsules, $20-$29 off Magic Accessories, keyboards and Super Drives. In each case, these deliver the lowest prices anywhere.

Review: Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with 4K Retina display is great, but skip the slow HDD model

11/03/2015, 10:21:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple's marketing team didn't need to dig deep to dream up a campaign for the new 21.5‑inch iMac with Retina 4K display -- its best feature is in the name. The stellar ultra high-resolution screen mates well with Apple's chosen internals, but it would have been best if the company didn't cheap out with the slow base HDD model.