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Larry Tesler, who showed Steve Jobs around Xerox PARC, dies aged 74

02/19/2020, 10:02 am

Computer scientist Larry Tesler was the inventor of copy-and-paste as we know it today, and was also the guide that showed Steve Jobs the Xerox PARC systems that would inspire the Macintosh.

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Apple 16-Inch MacBook Pro vs Lenovo X1 Extreme Gen 2 - portable power head to head

01/24/2020, 10:01 am

The 16-inch MacBook Pro is an exceptional machine that caters well to Apple's audience. But for those that consider themselves platform-agnostic, there are other similar machines that are worth considering. Let's compare the new 16-inch MacBook Pro to one of those machines from Lenovo.

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Mac shipments continue to slide in Q4 as PC market grows

01/13/2020, 07:01 pm

Apple's share of the worldwide PC market continued a year-long downward trend amidst a wider industry rebound, as Mac shipments shrank in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to estimates released on Monday by market research firms Gartner and IDC

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macOS Catalina beta build suggests upcoming 'Pro Mode'

01/13/2020, 03:01 pm

Some snooping around in the new macOS Catalina 10.15.3 beta build has unearthed references to "Pro Mode," which could be used to temporarily boost the performance of macOS systems such as the MacBook Pro.

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Internet Explorer 5 developer describes frustrations of working with Steve Jobs

01/05/2020, 12:01 pm

On the 20th anniversary of Internet Explorer 5 for Mac, one of its key developers reveals how Apple's Steve Jobs ignored agreements, and made Microsoft pull features from its browser.

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Review: Promise Pegasus R4i and J2i add massive storage to the new Mac Pro

12/23/2019, 02:12 pm

The Mac Pro as it ships is limited to the Apple SSD modules purchased with the machine -- but the Promise Pegasus R4i and Pegasus J2i are two options for adding enormous quantities of storage internal to the Mac Pro.

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Apple is offering free two-hour delivery for last-minute Christmas shoppers

12/23/2019, 11:12 am

From now until December 24 at 4:00 P.M. local time, anyone who lives in a metro where courier delivery is available can get their iPads, iPhones, or some Macs delivered to their home in two hours -- for free.

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Inside -- and outside -- the 2019 Mac Pro in pictures

12/17/2019, 03:12 pm

Apple's newest Mac Pro is here. AppleInsider shows you Apple's 2019 Mac Pro to see how well-designed the machine truly is.

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Mac Pro demonstrates 'masterclass in repairability' in teardown

12/17/2019, 09:12 am

iFixit has performed a complete teardown of the new 2019 Mac Pro, highlighting how easy it is to access various components when the time comes to repair or replace them.

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Twelve South sale on Amazon knocks up to 69% off AirPods, Apple Watch, Mac & iPhone accessories

12/14/2019, 02:12 pm

Amazon is running a holiday sale on Twelve South accessories for Apple products, with bonus savings on a variety of cases, chargers and stands for Apple AirPods, iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, iMacs and Apple Watches.

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No, Apple's new Mac Pro isn't overpriced

12/13/2019, 02:12 pm

That $53,000 for the Mac Pro on the high-end is a lot of money for a computer, but there will be buyers. There doesn't seem to be a lot of discussion about the lower, more practical, workstation price points -- which are common to Windows workstations too.

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Apple details how to install Mac Pro parts, upgrade RAM and more

12/10/2019, 11:12 pm

Following a start to Mac Pro sales, Apple on Tuesday revamped a dedicated support webpage with new informational assets covering a range of Mac Pro-related topics including the upgrade of system memory, installation of PCIe cards and more.

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Comparing Apple's 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro versus the 17-inch MacBook Pro

12/03/2019, 11:12 am

Apple has loudly championed the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, but a decade ago it had a similar machine in the 17-inch MacBook Pro. Here's how the two compare.

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Apple reveals best apps and games of 2019

12/03/2019, 12:12 am

Apple on Tuesday unveiled the top apps of 2019, following its usual annual format of arranging selections by category. In addition to the typical end of year press release, the company also celebrated its picks with developers at a special event in New York.

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Comparing Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro & 16-inch MacBook Pro

11/19/2019, 03:11 pm

The 16-inch MacBook Pro is a considerable refinement of the 15-inch model's design, but how does it compare against its smaller stablemate, the 13-inch MacBook Pro? AppleInsider takes a closer look.

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16-inch MacBook Pro review: The keyboard is probably enough to convince those waiting

11/18/2019, 07:11 pm

Welcome to the new 16-inch MacBook Pro. While it looks quite familiar, Apple's new flagship laptop moves the needle forward in a big way. We've spent the last several days taking the new Pro for a spin and can say that Apple has dutifully listened to users' feedback this time around. Let's talk about it.

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Here's what the 16-inch MacBook Pro keyboard sounds like

11/15/2019, 02:11 pm

Apple has released the 16-inch MacBook Pro to the world, after almost a year of rumors. The most obvious changes are how the keyboard feels, and what the machine sounds like in use.

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Should you upgrade to the 16-inch MacBook Pro?

11/14/2019, 04:11 pm

Now that Apple's late-2019 16-inch MacBook Pro is available to order, AppleInsider breaks down who should and who shouldn't upgrade to the newest portable powerhouse.

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Phil Schiller offers scathing critique of Chromebook, calls it 'cheap testing tool'

11/13/2019, 05:11 pm

Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller in an interview on Wednesday delivered a devastating take on Google's Chromebook initiative, saying the platform's success in the education market largely owes to its low price and broader institutional testing procedures.

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Apple's new 16-Inch MacBook Pro: Everything you need to know

11/13/2019, 12:11 pm

After months of rumors, the revamped 16-inch MacBook Pro is official. Here is everything you need to know about the new machine.

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