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Apple's Mac and iPad event, murder and the Apple Watch & more on the AppleInsider podcast

10/19/2018, 08:10 am

The AppleInsider Podcast gets into international intrigue, as we talk about murder, Apple Watch, and also, what we think Apple's going to announce at the next event.

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Trade-in guide: How to get the most money (and a $20 cash bonus) for your used iPhone, iPad or Mac ahead of Apple's iPhone XR

10/18/2018, 12:10 pm

With iPhone XR preorders beginning in mere hours (and rumored new hardware announcements during Apple's Oct. 30 event), we're rounding up where to get the most money for your used iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac with an exclusive cash bonus on all trades.

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Apple issues invites to October 30 iPad Pro and Mac 'There's more in the making' event in NYC

10/18/2018, 12:10 pm

Apple has started to dispatch invitations to the media for an event on October 30, one which is expected to involve the launch of new iPad Pro models and potentially refreshed Mac models.

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These macOS Mojave apps will help you get the most out of the Finder

10/13/2018, 04:10 pm

The updated macOS makes the Finder better than ever but once you've tried its new features, you'll want more. AppleInsider shows how you can have your Mac tag or name files at a keystroke and then automatically manage your folders for you.

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How to use Spaces, Apple's mostly ignored macOS Mojave productivity feature

10/12/2018, 12:10 pm

While you're exploring the new Finder and trying out Dark Mode, take a turn into the Mac's less heralded but potentially much more useful virtual desktop Spaces. AppleInsider talks about how great it is -- and why it's sometimes perplexing.

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Mac sales decline in Q3 as customers await new models [u]

10/10/2018, 06:10 pm

Apple's share of the worldwide PC market slipped in the third calendar quarter of 2018 as other top manufacturers reaped the benefits of a slow return to growth, according to new estimates from market research firm Gartner.

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The new Mac Pro might get Intel's new 28-core 5 GHz Xeon processor

10/08/2018, 11:10 am

Intel has revealed its upcoming collection of high-specification processors, including a 28-core Xeon processor for professional users alongside its 9th-generation Core processors boasting high core counts that could be heading for the Mac Pro, along with one eight-core model clocked at 5GHz.

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iFixit finds third-party MacBook Pro and iMac Pro repairs still an option, at least for now

10/05/2018, 08:10 pm

In the wake of revelations that Apple plans to employ a special diagnostics tool that effectively blocks certain third-party MacBook Pro and iMac Pro repairs, DIY specialist iFixit evaluated the issue to find the new policy is not yet active.

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Apple left Intel processor management and testing tools unlocked for years

10/05/2018, 12:10 pm

An exploration of an Intel chipset function known as the Management Engine revealed Apple failed to lock down an undocumented feature until the last High Sierra patch, a vulnerability that could grant a skillful attacker the ability to write data to the RAM of a Mac if left unchecked.

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Apple diagnostics software blocks third-party repairs of 2018 MacBook Pro and iMac Pro

10/04/2018, 09:10 pm

In a move that essentially puts the kibosh on third-party repairs, Apple with its latest Macs has instituted a T2 security chip-related feature that disables a host machine unless specialized diagnostics software is used when replacing hardware.

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When to expect Apple's October event and what we're expecting to see

10/02/2018, 03:10 pm

Once again, only Apple knows for sure when -- or even if -- it will hold an event this month, but it does seem very likely that Apple will want to capture the minds of consumers for two consecutive months. AppleInsider reveals why it's harder to predict a date for this one -- and what we can expect to see when it comes.

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Extended: Get a $20 to $25 cash bonus when you trade in your used iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple Watch

10/02/2018, 01:10 pm

Now that Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max have hit store shelves, we're rounding up where to get the most money for your used iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac with a $20 to $25 bonus on all trades.

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Intel promises 10nm chips still coming, despite being years late

09/28/2018, 01:09 pm

An open letter from the interim CEO of Intel advises some progress is being made for its 10-nanometer processors, but volume production of chips using the process will still wait until 2019, alongside a notice of $1 billion in 14-nanometer production investments and a warning it will also be prioritizing production of high-performance chips over processors for entry-level devices.

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Another working Apple I nabs $375,000 in auction

09/25/2018, 09:09 pm

A rare, working Apple I logic board hit the auction block on Tuesday and ultimately sold for $375,000, far above its original 1976 asking price of $666.66.

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Review: Apple's new macOS Mojave polishes the Mac for iOS users

09/24/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple's new macOS Mojave manages to be fresh and new without feeling unfamiliar. It's a significant, ambitious release we'd recommend for any Mac user with the Metal-capable hardware required to run it. However, as with all major updates, users of any professional or specialized third party apps or utilities should verify their compatibility with the new OS before upgrading.

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Tested: MacBook Pro Fortnite gaming with a $1500 AMD WX 9100 eGPU

08/30/2018, 11:08 am

AMD's Radeon Pro WX 9100 is billed as a workstation graphics card, but how does it perform as a gaming GPU for Mac? We pair the WX 9100 with Sonnet's GFX Breakaway Box to find out.

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Hands on: PlugBug Duo attaches to MacBook Pro charger, gives travelers two USB charging ports

08/23/2018, 10:08 am

Twelve South today has updated their handy PlugBug world with an additional USB port, making it even more useful for powering all your gear on the go.

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What's new in macOS Mojave beta 8

08/22/2018, 11:08 am

The eighth beta of macOS Mojave was released on Monday and while we are close to release, it seems we could still stand to see a few more performance improvements ahead of the full release.

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Apple axes Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave

08/21/2018, 02:08 pm

Back to My Mac will be no more once macOS Mojave is released this fall. Apple on Tuesday made the discontinuation official by notifying customers of the removal, and sharing a support document outlining the changes.

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Crime blotter: actress Sean Young accused of Mac theft, California Apple Store thefts multiply, more [u]

08/19/2018, 08:08 am

Authorities in California are hoping to finally catch the thieves who they say are responsible for this summer's series of Apple Store robberies throughout California. That and more in this week's Apple crime blotter.

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