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Apple exterminates USB-C troubleshooting port on Apple TV 4K, adds Gigabit Ethernet

09/13/2017, 02:22:28 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The new Apple TV 4K is getting faster network connectivity with the addition of a Gigabit Ethernet port, but the company has also removed the USB-C port previously used for troubleshooting and screenshot capture.

$179 Apple TV 4K boasts high dynamic range support, free 4K upgrades to iTunes movie purchases

09/12/2017, 02:07:00 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Apple has unveiled a 4K upgrade to its Apple TV streaming set-top box, giving users the ability to watch the high-resolution content through the device, and to update their existing iTunes HD movie library to 4K for free.

Power-over-Ethernet adapter provides networking, charging to connected iPad, iPhone

09/05/2017, 02:12:20 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A pair of new networking peripherals allows for an iPad or iPhone with Lightning to not only get wired network access through the port, but power as well.

Apple's eGPU work in High Sierra is impressive, but six more months will make it better

09/04/2017, 01:41:06 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Looking at late betas of Apple's eGPU support in High Sierra, Apple has come a long way, and has made some of the technology changes and fixes that it needs for widest possible adoption -- but it's not quite there yet for the entirety of the Mac user base.

First look: Eradicate the adapters and dongles with Plugable's lower-cost Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station

08/30/2017, 10:42:39 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Plugable has thrown its hat into the Thunderbolt 3 ring with a pair of new docking stations, and the lower-cost TBT3-UD1-83 appears to be a good option for most at first glance.

New 18-core Intel Xeon W processors likely to be used in Apple's iMac Pro

08/29/2017, 01:57:43 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Intel has revealed its new collection of Xeon processors aimed at workstations, with the Xeon W range boasting 48 PCIe 3.0 lanes and up to 18 cores on a single chip, making the new processor line prime candidates for use in the upcoming iMac Pro due in December.

Akitio launches MacBook Pro compatible Thunder3 Quad X Thunderbolt 3 external enclosure

08/23/2017, 11:32:55 AM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Enclosure producer Akitio has unveiled the Thunder3 Quad X, an external storage device that can also be used to connect a second display, as well as providing high transfer speeds to enclosed drives over a Thunderbolt 3 connection.

Review: Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD solid choice, but little sets it apart from alternatives

08/11/2017, 06:51:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Belkin has refreshed its line of Thunderbolt docks for the MacBook Pro's Thunderbolt 3, but besides full charging power for the 15-inch MacBook Pro, the new version doesn't do enough to distinguish it from competitors.

eGPU vendor demonstrates AMD Vega card working in High Sierra on Thunderbolt 3 MacBook Pro

08/10/2017, 11:48:13 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

External GPU enclosure developer Mantiz posted a Tweet on Thursday of the new AMD Vega PCI-E video card working in its enclosure, connected to a MacBook Pro -- and that likely means that the card will work on Apple's last PCI-E Mac Pro as well in High Sierra.

Review: Mantiz MZ-02 enclosure is a stylish Thunderbolt 3 dock and eGPU enclosure in one

08/07/2017, 02:55:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A few of the external GPU solutions are aimed at the gamer crowd -- and look like it too. The Mantiz MZ-02 is one of a new generation of enclosures, aimed at boosting graphics performance with the addition of a PCI-E GPU to a Thunderbolt 3-equipped machine and eschewing any stereotypical gamer branding.

Apple's single sign-on feature gains nearly 440 new providers

08/06/2017, 04:14:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's running list of providers offering support for single sign-on streaming authentication grew exponentially this week with the addition of 438 cable and satellite television companies, including firms offering services in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Apple wins permission to start testing 5G for future iPhones & other devices

07/27/2017, 03:00:06 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple has secured a U.S. Federal Communications Commission license to test 5G cellular, setting the stage for the technology arriving in future iPhones and iPads, and likely other products as well.

USB 3.2 standard promises 20Gbps speeds over existing Type-C cables

07/25/2017, 05:19:28 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

An upcoming revision of the USB standard, USB 3.2, should in some cases dramatically boost transfer speeds over Type-C cables -- hinting at a likely upgrade path for Apple's future Macs.

Prime Day 2017 Roundup: The best deals on tech hardware & accessories, including Apple devices

07/10/2017, 01:29:00 AM, Posted By Christine McKee

Last year's Amazon Prime Day marked the largest day of sales for the e-commerce giant. This year additional retailers, such as Adorama and B&H, are offering their own aggressive discounts, often beating Amazon's prices on Apple hardware with no sales tax outside NY and NJ. We're rounding up a list of the hottest Prime Day bargains with updates throughout the day.

Review: Apple's 2017 27" 5K iMac impresses with truly powerful desktop-class graphics

06/22/2017, 12:03:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has radically overhauled its iMac lineup for 2017, giving its 27 inch Retina 5K models dedicated graphics driven by AMD Radeon Pro 570, 575, and 580 GPUs; a brighter display with enhanced P3 wide color; more powerful Intel Kaby Lake CPUs; upgradable RAM sockets and modern, ultrafast USB C and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.

First look: Kensington Thunderbolt 3 dock features flexible mounting options, security slot

06/21/2017, 02:12:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Kensington has entered the burgeoning Thunderbolt 3 dock market with its own offering, with security options and a mounting kit setting it apart from the others.

Review: Apple's 21.5" iMac with Retina 4K display gets solid 2017 architectural refresh

06/15/2017, 03:06:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has radically overhauled its iMac lineup for 2017, giving its 21.5 inch Retina 4K models dedicated graphics driven by AMD Radeon Pro 555/560 GPUs; a brighter display with enhanced P3 color; more powerful Intel Kaby Lake CPUs; upgradable RAM sockets; faster SSD drives and modern, ultrafast USB C and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.

Nativ ships touchscreen-based Vita music player with built-in Apple Music support

06/14/2017, 12:36:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Electronics maker Nativ on Wednesday launched the Vita, a high-end, touchscreen-based music player and server which has the rare feature of integrated Apple Music support.

First look: Belkin's Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock short on ports, but provides full charging power

06/13/2017, 02:37:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Belkin has refreshed its line of Thunderbolt docks for the MacBook Pro's Thunderbolt 3, and AppleInsider takes a quick look at the most recent version.

It doesn't matter that Apple's 'iPhone 8' may not support 4G Gigabit LTE or 5G

06/12/2017, 01:32:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A report claiming Apple's "iPhone 8" won't supporting some next-generation connectivity generated some confusion about the new device's prospects -- but it really won't matter. AppleInsider explains the technology, and why the next crop of iPhones won't be impacted if Apple limits connectivity speed.

AAPL drops in wake of broader tech selloff, claims of throttled 'iPhone 8'

06/12/2017, 11:14:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple shares are down over $10 since Friday, reportedly part of a broader selloff of U.S. technology stocks, but also reflecting concerns over upcoming iPhones using slower cellular modems than their rivals.

This week on AI: Apple unveils HomePod, new iPads, new iMacs & more at WWDC

06/10/2017, 03:29:55 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

During its Monday WWDC keynote Apple delivered an onslaught of product announcements, including several new Macs and iPads, updated operating systems, and its first-ever smartspeaker, the HomePod. The company also teased future developments for the Apple TV, and both augmented and virtual reality.

Apple won't have gigabit downloads on 'iPhone 8' because of Intel modems - report

06/09/2017, 07:12:01 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Although Apple already has access to Qualcomm modems with gigabit download speeds, it won't enable that bandwidth in upcoming iPhones due to its use of Intel chips as well, according to a report.

First look: CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 3 with 85W charging power for 15-inch MacBook Pro

06/09/2017, 03:21:44 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

CalDigit's second Thunderbolt 3 dock has hit the AppleInsider test bench, and with it, the promise of full charging power for the 15-inch MacBook Pro.

iMac Pro cost blows away similar Lenovo workstation, DIY builders struggle to meet price with fewer features

06/09/2017, 11:11:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Despite some social media complaints to the contrary, the forthcoming iMac Pro appears to be very competitive with rivals' offerings, and also against those seeking to build a machine out of parts matching specifications and parts.

Teardown, testing discover Apple made 2017 iMacs easier for users to upgrade

06/08/2017, 09:59:35 AM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Apple is making its recently-released iMacs more easily upgradeable, with retailer OWC confirming the base specification 27-inch 5K iMac can be fitted with up to 64GB of RAM, while an iFixit teardown reveals both the memory and the processor used in the 21.5-inch 4K iMac can be removed and replaced.

CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 3 dock with eSATA, dual-4K display support starts shipping

06/07/2017, 10:47:00 AM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

CalDigit has commenced shipments of the Thunderbolt Station 3 dock, an accessory for Macbook Pro users wanting to expand their notebook's connectivity options first launched in CES, with the $299.99 device offering dual 4K display support and a pair of eSATA ports alongside more conventional connections.

Belkin ships $349 Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD, with dual 4K support

06/06/2017, 11:12:59 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Belkin's Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD is now available, and in addition to the ports on it, the dock provides 85W of power to 15-inch MacBook Pro owners for charging.

Apple launches speedy new iMacs capable of VR content creation with USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports

06/05/2017, 01:55:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Focused on professional users, Apple on Monday unveiled a revamped iMac lineup with faster and more capable hardware, which will allow for the creation of graphics-intensive virtual reality content with macOS High Sierra.

Apple escalating use of Intel modems for 'iPhone 8' - report

06/01/2017, 09:55:36 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Faced with an ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm, Apple is reportedly ramping up its use of Intel baseband chips in iPhones -- despite previously weak performance from Intel's parts.

Review - DoBox is a solid USB, HDMI & filesharing hub for iPhones and iPads with room to improve

05/29/2017, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The DoBox was designed with a slew of features intended to make life easier for travelers using iPad or iPhones. AppleInsider examined one of the first produced after a successful Kickstarter campaign.

Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock capable of connecting dual 4K displays shipping June 6 for $300

05/24/2017, 02:10:31 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Accessory producer Elgato is preparing to release its Thunderbolt 3 Dock, one which allows users to connect two 4K displays to a Macbook at the same time, with the accessory shipping out to customers in the United States, Europe, and Australia on June 6.

Intel making Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free for manufacturers in 2018 [u]

05/24/2017, 10:05:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Thunderbolt has never seen a great deal of market penetration, but that may be about to change with Intel natively integrating Thunderbolt 3 into future CPU models and making the protocol royalty-free to chipmakers in 2018.

Apple prepares to test 5G cellular for future iPhones & other devices

05/23/2017, 05:30:01 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple has filed an application with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to start testing 5G connectivity, laying the groundwork for its first capable hardware.

Review: OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock is the only game in town for FireWire 800

05/14/2017, 01:41:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Vendor OWC has been supplying Mac users with upgrades for more than two decades, and the company continues that commitment with its own Thunderbolt 3 dock -- AppleInsider examines the offering.

In high-speed 5G wireless bid, AT&T buys Straight Path for $1.6B

04/10/2017, 11:51:08 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With an eye toward next-generation 5G wireless cellular connectivity, networking giant AT&T on Monday announced it will purchase Straight Path Communications for $1.6 billion.

Nvidia reveals Mac Pro-compatible Titan Xp PCI-e GPU, macOS drivers for Pascal-based video cards

04/06/2017, 11:24:19 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

On the heels of the 2013 Mac Pro price improvements, Nvidia has announced a brand new Titan Xp video card using the Pascal architecture, with a driver release coming soon allowing any Nvidia Pascal-based video cards to be installed in compatible older PCI-e Mac Pros.

Last call! Giveaway: Win a TS3 Lite Thunderbolt 3 dock from CalDigit

03/24/2017, 12:15:00 AM, Posted By Christine McKee

CalDigit is partnering with AppleInsider this week to give readers the chance to win one of three TS3 Lite docks featuring dual Thunderbolt 3 Type-C ports, Gigabit Ethernet, DisplayPort and more. Today is the last day to enter!

Review: CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 TS3 Lite dock for MacBook Pro

02/25/2017, 03:14:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A bevy of Thunderbolt 3 docks for the 2016 MacBook Pro have arrived, and AppleInsider takes a look at the first one to cross our test bench -- the CalDigit TS3 Lite.

Apple could ditch Qualcomm for new Gbps Intel XMM 7650 modem in iPhone 8

02/21/2017, 07:36:51 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Earlier today Intel announced a new XMM 7650 Baseband Processor modem today to take on Qualcomm's X16. Unlike previous Intel modems, the new product supports CDMA in addition to LTE, as well as high speed LTE Category 16, enabling gigabit downloads. The new chip could enable global mobile support for Apple's next iPhones.

As legal spat with Apple continues, Qualcomm teases ultra-fast 1.2Gbps LTE mobile chips

02/21/2017, 11:51:58 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple supplier Qualcomm on Tuesday revealed a new LTE modem, the Snapdragon X20, which could push the limits of the cellular technology and theoretically appear in a 2018 iPhone --if the chipmaker and Apple can get along.

iPhone camera maker Sony introduces new optics capable of 1000fps full HD slow motion video

02/07/2017, 11:33:00 AM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Sony, a supplier of camera modules used by Apple, has unveiled a new image sensor for smartphones that has its own onboard DRAM, allowing it to capture HD video at far higher frame rates than current generation smartphones are capable of filming.

Last call! Lowest Price Ever: Apple's 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro for $1,299 with no tax in 48 states

02/07/2017, 02:22:00 AM, Posted By Christine McKee

Ends today! AppleInsider readers can save $200 on Apple's latest 13-inch MacBook Pro with free expedited shipping and no sales tax outside NY and NJ. This deal matches the lowest price we've seen to date.

Deals: Free Kensington USB-C Dock ($200 value) with any 2016 15" MacBook Pro; 128GB iPad Air 2 for $459; $100 off 13" MacBook Pro

02/06/2017, 02:17:00 PM, Posted By Christine McKee

Kicking off the week, B&H Photo is throwing in a free Kensington SD4600P USB-C Docking Station with Power with the purchase of any Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro (on top of instant savings and no tax outside NY and NJ). Apple's 128GB iPad Air 2 is also $40 off, while 13-inch MacBook Pros are $1,399 ($100 off).

PowerColor's Thunderbolt 3 Devil Box is the easiest way to get an external GPU on the MacBook Pro

01/17/2017, 10:06:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

New third-party hardware releases make the external GPU situation for macOS both less expensive, and slightly less "hacky" to install. AppleInsider examines the PowerColor Devil Box -- so far the best way to get your MacBook Pro to Mac Pro tower GPU speeds and even give older hardware a significant boost without doling out the cash for a new computer.

Install an inexpensive USB-C PCI-E card in a Mac Pro for full USB 3.1 data transfer speeds

01/13/2017, 11:23:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

An inexpensive card available from Amazon allows users of Apple's Mac Pro tower with PCI-E slots to get some of the benefits of the new USB-C connector -- and faster USB 3.1 speeds. AppleInsider tells you what you need.

Henge Docks unveils trio of Thunderbolt 3 docking stations for Apple's 2016 MacBook Pros

01/05/2017, 02:36:00 PM, Posted By Ashley Wright

Henge Docks has refreshed its horizontal and vertical docking stations for the new MacBook Pro with USB-C ports, and has also announced an all-new Thunderbolt 3-connected Tethered Dock product line.

CalDigit launches Thunderbolt Station 3 dock with dual 4K support, Lite model

01/05/2017, 09:36:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

CalDigit's follow-up to the Thunderbolt Station 2 dock consists of two docks, with one aimed at providing expansion over Thunderbolt 3, while the higher-specification version intended for providing charge to MacBooks and legacy drive connections.

New HDMI 2.1 specification brings support for 4K at 120Hz, 8K, 10K resolutions

01/04/2017, 05:01:10 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The HDMI Forum has released the latest HDMI specification, HDMI 2.1, with the new protocol variation able to drive 4K at 120Hz, 8K at 60Hz, and 10K across a new cable capable of 48 gigabits per second of data transfer.

Linksys, Netgear, Norton taking different approaches to whole-home Wi-Fi

01/04/2017, 11:34:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Home networking giants Linksys and Netgear have unveiled next-gen routers, with Linksys opting for mesh networking, and Netgear relying on traditional hardware. Norton is also throwing its hat into the ring with a router that claims to block all security threats before the enter the home's network.