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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.

Killer Deals: Free AppleCare with each of Apple's new iMac 4Ks and iMac 5Ks

11/02/2015, 11:41:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Black Friday is still weeks away, but that doesn't mean the deals have to wait. This week, AI readers can get free AppleCare with each 21" iMac 4K pre-order and Free AppleCare (plus $39 in additional instant discounts) with each 27" iMac 5K (Late-2015) order via new $120 and $150 discount coupons.

Apple Accessory Deals: $50 Apple TVs (3rd Gen), $29-$50 off AirPorts, $60-$100 off Time Capsules, $14-$34 off adapters, mice & keyboards

10/27/2015, 08:44:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

For the next several days, readers can take advantage of an annual Apple Accessory sale, which knocks nearly a dozen key Apple accessories to their lowest prices anywhere, including adapters, mice, keyboards, AirPorts, Apple TVs and more.

Teardown of Apple's refreshed 21.5" iMac finds LG-built display, soldered & non-upgradeable RAM [u]

10/15/2015, 09:45:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's refreshed, entry-evel 21.5-inch iMac desktop has been given the teardown treatment, revealing that its standard-resolution display was manufactured by LG Display, while the Wi-Fi antenna design has been slightly tweaked [corrected].

Verizon to begin testing 5G wireless network in 2016

09/08/2015, 09:45:34 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Verizon will start field trials of 5G cellular technology sometime in 2016, the carrier announced on Tuesday, paving the way for a network could potentially eclipse 4G LTE and many landline Internet connections.

Google launches OnHub Wi-Fi router, delays 'Ara' modular phone tests to 2016

08/18/2015, 02:34:47 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Google on Tuesday launched preorders for the OnHub, a new 802.11ac Wi-Fi router it hopes will simplify wireless connections and will also act as a hub for smart home appliances. But the company also acknowledged that its Project Ara modular smartphone won't reach the public until at least 2016.

Google, US government launch plan to bring Fiber service to public housing

07/15/2015, 12:41:15 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Google is partnering with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to bring its Fiber Internet service to public and affordable housing projects, the company announced on Wednesday.

Apple to spend 'billions' on private network infrastructure in bid to increase cloud capacity

06/08/2015, 08:46:35 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple has reportedly embarked on an ambitious project to create a new high-speed private network --powered by bespoke hardware and software -- between its datacenters in an effort to deal with the constantly-increasing demand for storage and transfer capacity in the cloud.

Thunderbolt 3 spec announced with support for USB-C connector, transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps

06/02/2015, 08:21:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The next generation of the high-speed Thunderbolt specification was announced on Tuesday, ditching the legacy Mini DisplayPort connector for the new smaller, reversible USB-C standard, and offering transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps with high-end cables.

Rumor: Intel prepping next-gen Skylake chips for August debut, may curtail Broadwell sales

05/22/2015, 10:45:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Chip giant Intel is reportedly targeting August of this year for the initial rollout of its next-generation Skylake microarchitecture, a timeline that likely means Apple's high-end Macs will skip the oft-delayed Broadwell line.

Killer Deals: Save between $200-$350 on 2015 13" & 15" MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs with AppleCare

05/06/2015, 10:27:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

AppleInsider this week is proud to offer the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's entire MacBook lineup with AppleCare protection. Separately, today also marks the last call for readers looking to take advantage of a week-long Apple Accessories super sale delivering the lowest prices on everything from SuperDrives and Keyboards to MacBook Power Adapters and AirPort base stations.

Deals: 6-Day Apple Accessory Blowout: $49 Super Drives, $59 MacBook Power Adapters, $5 MagSafe converters, $45 Magic Trackpads, Mice & Keyboards, $69 AirPort Express & more

05/01/2015, 11:08:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

From now through May 6th, one of Apple's authorized resellers is offering the lowest prices of the year on a wide assortment of official Apple-branded accessories including AirPort Base Stations (from $69), Keyboards ($45), Mice ($45), Super Drives ($45), MacBook Power Adapters ($59), and several Lightening, USB, FireWire, VGA, DVI, SD Card & Gigabit Ethernet adapters ($19).

Intel & Micron's new 3D flash memory could mean cheaper, larger storage for Apple's Macs, iOS devices

03/27/2015, 09:17:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Intel and Micron have announced the launch of a new 3D NAND flash technology, one which could substantially improve the amount of data storage possible in Macs, iPhones, iPads, and numerous other devices.

Nvidia to take on Apple TV with Shield set-top box featuring Android TV

03/04/2015, 01:39:33 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The latest major company to step into the crowded set-top box market, where the Apple TV competes, is Nvidia, whose upcoming Shield media player will be powered by Google's Android TV platform.

NYC plans to replace phone booths with pylons providing free gigabit Wi-Fi

11/17/2014, 05:08:09 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Visitors and residents of New York City may soon have a vastly improved internet experience thanks to the new LinkNYC program, an initiative to replace the city's aging pay phones with modern "Link structures" that will broadcast access to free, gigabit Wi-Fi.

Review: Apple's 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display

11/10/2014, 08:43:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

After years of waiting, Mac faithful can finally purchase an ultra high-resolution display made by Apple that not only mates quality with a competitive price tag, but comes with a capable built-in computer to boot.

Apple discontinues Mac mini server, limits storage options with latest hardware refresh

10/16/2014, 07:42:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

With Thursday's Mac mini refresh, the addition of new processors and a lower cost of entry seemingly comes at a price, as Apple no longer offers storage expansion options beyond 1TB and has axed the server model altogether.

Belkin unveils Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD for Apple's Macs

10/01/2014, 08:07:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Major Apple accessory maker Belkin on Tuesday announced the Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD, a Thunderbolt 2-equipped successor to the company's original Thunderbolt Express Dock that allows users to connect up to eight additional devices to their Mac with a single cable.

Review: ioSafe 214 disaster-proof NAS packs in high-end features, unparalleled protection

06/26/2014, 03:58:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Many companies are in the business of keeping data safe from digital threats like hackers and viruses, but few focus on the physical dangers of storing it on-site. ioSafe built its brand on so-called "disaster-proof" servers and the latest two-bay 214 model strikes the perfect balance of protection and price.

Intel shows off new 'Skylake' platform with wireless charging, docking

06/04/2014, 01:42:33 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Semiconductor giant Intel on Wednesday put its next-generation "Skylake" platform on display, demonstrating an integrated system of magnetic resonance charging, wireless video, and cable-free peripheral connections that could make its way into future Macs from Apple.

Intel's next-gen Thunderbolt rumored to hit 40Gbps transfer speeds with new connector

04/21/2014, 06:12:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In a purported presentation slide leaked to the Web on Monday, Intel outlines its next-generation Thunderbolt specification -- "Alpine Ridge" -- that will boast double the throughput of current Thunderbolt 2 interface, while bringing massive gains in power efficiency.

NAB 2014 roundup: Thunderbolt 2 accessories, DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, 4K video

04/09/2014, 12:45:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

This week is the annual National Association of Broadcasters show, where a number of Mac and iOS compatible products geared toward professionals have been unveiled, including new Thunderbolt 2 accessories, an upgraded DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ flying camera drone, and a plethora of 4K video recording and playing devices.

Intel unveils 10-gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt Networking coming to Macs, PCs

04/07/2014, 01:43:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Intel on Monday took the covers off of Thunderbolt Networking, an addition to the Thunderbolt 2 interconnect standard that will allow users to transfer data between two Macs and PCs at up to 10 gigabits per second over an emulated Ethernet connection.

Review: Apple's redesigned late 2013 Mac Pro

01/09/2014, 10:30:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

After years of waiting, pro users finally get a completely revamped Mac designed specifically to suit their needs, complete with bespoke chassis, high-powered internals and a price tag to match.

New Mac Pro's processor reportedly user-upgradeable

01/03/2014, 04:41:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Following its teardown of Apple's new Mac Pro, Other World Computing has supposedly confirmed the cylindrical desktop's processor is user-upgradeable, meaning owners may have the option to keep their machine up to date as new CPUs hit the market.

Teardown of Apple's new Mac Pro reveals socketed, removable Intel CPU

12/27/2013, 02:45:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Hardware enthusiasts will likely be pleased to know that the processor powering Apple's new Mac Pro desktop appears removable, meaning that future upgrades of the CPU could be possible.

Apple begins taking pre-orders for redesigned, American-made Mac Pro

12/19/2013, 02:06:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As promised, Apple on Thursday initiated sales of its highly-anticipated Mac Pro desktop, with some orders placed through the company's digital storefront shipping by Dec. 30. Supplies appear extremely limited out of the gate, however, with custom configured models showing delivery dates into February.

Hands on with Apple's new Intel Xeon E5, dual AMD FirePro equipped Mac Pro

10/24/2013, 09:58:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's latest event prominently outlined new iPads, but also focused attention on Apple's now third place but still strategically important Macintosh business, including the new Mac Pro desktop and revamped 13- and 15- inch MacBook Pro notebooks.

Updates to Aperture, Final Cut & Logic will tap into horsepower of new Mac Pro

10/23/2013, 12:27:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple has revealed its professional application suite --Aperture, Final Cut Pro X, and Logic Pro X --has been optimized for the company's upcoming next-generation Mac Pro, and that the desktop computer will bring "unparalleled power" for the software.

Apple's updated 15" MacBook Pro features Intel Crystalwell graphics, starts at $1999

10/22/2013, 01:33:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's premium 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display was refreshed on Tuesday with a lower starting price of $1,999, while adding features such as 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Intel Crystalwell graphics to the package.

Apple announces thinner 13" Retina MacBook Pro with Intel Iris graphics, 9 hours of battery life

10/22/2013, 01:30:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has been updated with a thinner, lighter design featuring Intel's latest-generation Haswell processors and a new lower starting price of $1,299.

Steve Jobs reportedly mulled axing Apple's pro products

08/09/2013, 07:16:49 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a blog post on Friday, former Apple ad consultant Ken Segall reveals Steve Jobs once considered killing off the company's professional product offerings, including the Mac Pro and software like Final Cut Pro.

Owners of new MacBook Air complain of volume fluctuation issues

07/12/2013, 03:49:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Just one day after Apple rolled out an AirPort Utility update to fix a MacBook Air Wi-Fi issue, a new problem has allegedly been discovered, with users now reporting uncontrollable volume fluctuations in their new laptops.

Apple winding down Mac Pro tower shipments as it works to finish new cylindrical model

06/26/2013, 04:19:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

It's the end of the line for the aluminum Mac Pro tower, as Apple appears to now be winding down shipments to resellers in preparation to launch a newly redesigned professional-grade desktop later this year.

Teardown of Apple's new AirPort Extreme finds enough empty space for a hard drive

06/12/2013, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's new tower-shaped AirPort Extreme is simple to take apart, and utilizes the same design layout as the company's new Time Capsule, including space for a 3.5-inch hard drive.