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Highly suspect benchmarks stoke rumors of Apple-designed ARM chips for Mac

03/15/2019, 06:03 pm

An unsubstantiated, and highly suspect, "leak" on Friday claims to reveal benchmarks from a pair of desktop-class ARM processors supposedly designed by Apple, offering what could be the first look at A-series silicon destined for Mac.

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Editorial: An Apple video streaming service is coming, but how will it land on the Mac?

03/12/2019, 09:03 am

Apple is set to debut its new streaming service soon. While deployment plans for iOS and Apple TV are relatively clear-cut, the plans for the Mac are less certain, given how Apple handles 4K video now, and a few other factors.

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Editorial: Apple's waiting game on foldable iPhones is no surprise

02/27/2019, 07:02 am

Apple didn't invent the smartphone, the tablet, the mouse, the CD-ROM, Wi-Fi, laptops, personal computers, or smart watches. Apple has always known that being first isn't what counts, and it certainly knows that about folding phones.

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Apple in 2019 and the future of PCs

02/24/2019, 01:02 pm

Over the past two decades, Apple has proven capable of exercising its rapidly lithe, innovating ability to take its existing technologies and create new computing forms that retain its influence over the most commercially successful and strategically important markets. That winning strategy of the past also appears to be the best suited for the future of PCs.

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2019 iPhone, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro rumors, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

02/22/2019, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the rumored 2019 iPhones, MacBook Pro, and modular Mac Pro. Victor also has a comment on Google's hidden microphone in the Nest Secure system.

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Apple spent $60 billion with 9,000 American manufacturers in 2018 alone

01/28/2019, 11:01 am

Apple is heralding its commitment to American companies, and has detailed its involvement with manufacturers, plus its role in expanding businesses that supply components for the iPhone and Mac.

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Apple in 2019: Will a recession ruin its run?

01/25/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple has faced profound challenges in the past from powerfully entrenched adversaries that once looked like they might derail the company's advancement, including Microsoft, Nokia, Google, Motorola, and Samsung. But today, with no real competitors standing in its way, will Apple's premium-priced trajectory get knocked out of alignment by a recession in China and global aftershocks? Here's a look at Apple's future informed by its recent past.

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Apple launched Macintosh on January 24, 1984 and changed the world -- eventually

01/24/2019, 06:01 am

At launch, the Macintosh was far from a hit, far from being affordable and even far from being completely workable. Yet, the that original model did succeed in forever changing computing not just for fans, but for the entire world.

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How to use Safari's saved passwords in other Mac apps

01/04/2019, 01:01 pm

Safari will handily offer you the right password when you want to log into a website but it appears useless if you need the same login for an app. AppleInsider shows you how to use Safari's stored passwords wherever you need.

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Alleged iCloud spy chips, plus a new iPad Pro, Mac mini & MacBook Air -- Apple's October 2018 in review

12/31/2018, 03:12 pm

October 2018 saw Apple host an iPad Pro, Mac mini, and MacBook Air refresh event -- but Bloomberg dropped an iffy China iCloud spy chip bombshell. Plus, Kanye West elected himself as an unofficial Apple spokesman. All this and more, in Apple's October 2018 in review.

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2018 Year in Review: The most popular stories in 2018 as chosen by the AppleInsider audience

12/31/2018, 12:12 pm

Day in and day out, a lot of you come by and read what we've written about. Here are the stories that you guys -- and some passers-by -- read the most in 2018.

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Comparing the 2.6GHz i7 versus the 2.9GHz i9 Vega 20 MacBook Pro

12/29/2018, 11:12 am

We compared both models of Apple's late-released Vega 20-equipped MacBook Pros to help determine whether the performance gains warrant the extra cash needed to upgrade from the 2.6GHz i7 to the 2.9GHz i9

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Apple gets honors, Zuckerberg's hearing, and even Apple Stores now run on renewable energy - Apple's April 2018 in review

12/27/2018, 04:12 pm

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg didn't get to say what he wanted about Apple's past, and Jony Ive wouldn't say much about Apple's future. All this, and more, in Apple's April 2018 in review.

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Here's how to get started with your new iMac, Mac mini, MacBook, or MacBook Pro

12/25/2018, 06:12 am

Whether you've got a new Mac for yourself or you're giving one to someone, you've heard that "it just works". That's actually true, for the most part, but it's still going to take you or your lucky gift recipient a while to get used to the Mac. Let AppleInsider show you how to get going.

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Review: Satechi USB-C Mobile Pro Hub adds useful ports but causes issues for early adopters

12/19/2018, 02:12 pm

The Satechi USB-C Mobile Pro Hub adds some beneficial ports to the latest iPad Pros, but can cause more frustration if you've got new Mac hardware and have already adapted to USB-C than it may solve.

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Tips: Five different ways how to find your hidden files on macOS

12/19/2018, 08:12 am

Apple is wise to hide certain key files so that they can't be edited or deleted by accident but this can be very inconvenient from time to time. Fortunately, Apple also provides five completely different ways to reveal them all. AppleInsider details how to pick the right technique for you and then how to use it.

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Intel details 'Sunny Cove' processors suitable for 2019 Mac Pro, iMac Pro refresh in 2019

12/12/2018, 12:12 pm

Intel has revealed some of the innovations it will be putting to use in its upcoming processors, with the introduction of higher-performance Sunny Cove microarchitecture and 3D die stacking for processors potentially making their way into future Mac devices, with arrival more likely in Xeon-equipped iMac Pro and Mac Pro lines first.

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Pixelmator Pro update for macOS adds redesigned Color Balance tool

12/06/2018, 07:12 am

Pixelmator Pro for the Mac has been updated to version 1.2.4, bringing with it many new features -- most prominently, a redesigned Color Balance tool adjustment.

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Seriously, Apple's flagship Macs are now less expensive than ever before

12/03/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple has always made you pay a lot for its newest and best Macs, and, believe it or not, the 2018 lineup isn't even close to the most expensive Apple has ever been. AppleInsider takes a look back at Apple's Mac pricing over the last three decades.

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Review: The Incase Denim Envelope Sleeve is a unique take on MacBook protection

11/29/2018, 12:11 pm

Launching as an Apple Store-exclusive, the denim Envelope Sleeve for MacBook Pro by Incase is a unique way to protect your Mac on the go.

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