Microsoft Hires Ex-Apple Exec in Charge of Wireless for Hardware

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hired Apple Inc.’s s former executive in charge of wireless technologies to work on mixed reality hardware and artificial intelligence technology. Caballero is working on hardware such as the HoloLens mixed-reality headset, according to […]. Microsoft Corp.

Apple boosts iMac with 10th-gen Intel Core CPUs, nano-textured glass

Venture Beast

Despite rumors that a fully redesigned model was coming soon, Apple's latest 27-inch iMac desktop is a refinement of the prior version, inside and out.

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Apple’s Q3 2020 revenue hits record $59.7 billion, stock will split 4:1

Venture Beast

Apple's revenues are in for the fiscal third quarter of 2020, and the company is succeeding during one of the most uncertain times in world history.

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Apple Joins Facebook’s Hardware Design Community

Data Center Knowledge

Apple Facebook Open Compute Becomes official Open Compute Project member after being involved ‘quietly’ for years Read More.

The big three in 2019: Apple, Google and Microsoft’s upcoming hardware year

CTOvision

While 2018 was a year of iterative updates, Apple, Google and Microsoft all released some of their best products yet, even if they weren’t as innovative as some would like. While many flagships went without any upgrades – we didn’t even see a new MacBook or Surface Book – devices like the MacBook Air and […]. CTO News

Apple confirms Mac transition to ARM CPUs, Rosetta 2 Intel emulation

Venture Beast

Following three years of rumors, Apple is officially beginning the process of moving the Mac over to CPUs based on ARM technology, like iPhones and iPads.

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Here?s how Apple?s Mac and mobile ARM chip roadmap looks through 2025

Venture Beast

Apple's collaboration with Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC means that some elements of its chip roadmap for the next five years can be reasonably forecasted. Dev Mobile 2020 2025 Apple Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/News chip CPUs Intel roadmap

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Intel’s hardware chief is leaving the company

The Verge

The executive in charge of almost all of Intel’s hardware, chief engineering officer Dr. Venkata (Murthy) Renduchintala, is leaving the company on August 3rd, Intel announced on Monday. Image: Intel.

Everything Apple Tried to Kill at WWDC 2020

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Apple has no problem taking its sweet time developing its take on popular software and hardware features. And, WWDC is usually when Apple takes the stage to let its competitors know it’s got its sights set on murder.

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Canalys: Surging tablet sales offset desktop PC declines in Q2 2020

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Report: Apple Rethinking Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

Company looks to use more commodity hardware, build own long-haul network to interconnect data centers Read More. Apple

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Greg Joswiak replaces Phil Schiller as head of Apple marketing

The Verge

Apple’s longtime marketing chief, Phil Schiller, is stepping into a somewhat smaller role after decades with the company. Schiller is dropping his role as senior vice president of worldwide marketing, but he’ll remain in charge of the App Store and Apple Events.

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PC shipments grew 3-11% in Q2 2020 despite coronavirus

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Apple WWDC 2020: iOS 14, ARM Macs, hardware rumors, and what else to expect

The Verge

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote is happening on Monday, June 22nd, but in a very different form than usual, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show must go on, so Apple will be presenting the entire conference in a new, digital-only format. New Apple TV 4K.

Apple reveals schedule for 'biggest ever' WWDC

Mashable Tech

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be different this year. In March, Apple announced the WWDC will be online-only this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. More about Apple , Wwdc , Tech , and Big Tech Companies. Apple Wwdc Tech Big Tech Companies

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Apple WWDC 2020 live blog

The Verge

Image: Apple. New software for iPhones, Macs, iPads, and everything else Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today. Apple has chosen to make it an entirely online affair, with the keynote beginning a week of sessions for developers.

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Live blog: Apple reveals new software at WWDC 2020

Mashable VR

It's time for Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Apple might also announce it's ditching Intel to make its own ARM-based chips. As always, we're hoping for big hardware releases — new iMac??? More about Apple , Iphone , Ios 14 , Tech , and Consumer Tech.

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Microsoft to upgrade its xCloud servers to Xbox Series X hardware in 2021

The Verge

The service will initially be powered by Xbox One S consoles in server blades in Microsoft’s datacenters, but the software giant is planning to upgrade this hardware next year. Microsoft is getting ready to launch its xCloud game streaming service later this year as part of Xbox Game Pass.

AMD drivers for macOS Big Sur namedrop third-gen RDNA hardware

TechSpot

Kindly, Apple’s provided the first confirmation of the Navi 31 GPU. Given the third-gen moniker, it will probably use RDNA3. It’s still two generations away but this is a good indicator that AMD is on track for the steady slew of yearly releases they promised

For work from home, technology?s convenience matters more than its power

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Apple promises to support Thunderbolt on its new ARM Macs

The Verge

Apple is moving away from Intel’s chipsets in favor of its new, custom-designed ARM chips — but the company is promising that it’ll still support Intel’s Thunderbolt USB-C connectivity standard on new Apple silicon computers, despite the lack of Intel processors.

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Apple wins early support from its ‘friends at Microsoft’ in transition to new Mac processors

GeekWire

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the transition during the company’s virtual WWDC conference on Monday, calling it a “truly historic day” for the Mac. RELATED: WWDC roundup: Top news and best tweets from Apple’s big developer conference. Apple Image).

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Report: Apple to Consolidate Server Production in Arizona

Data Center Knowledge

In unusual practice, company appears to be keeping hardware manufacturing in-house Read More. Apple Blades

Apple reportedly acquires startup that could turn iPhones into payment terminals

The Verge

Apple has acquired a startup with technology that could turn iPhones into mobile payment terminals, Bloomberg reported. According to Bloomberg , Apple paid about $100 million for Mobeewave, and has retained its team of employees. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

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What Sundar Pichai’s ‘long-term’ hardware commitment means for the Pixel

The Verge

Last week, I wrote about Google’s somewhat confounding hardware strategy in the wake of a report about internal conflict from The Information. Not to belabor the metaphor, but when it comes to Google’s hardware efforts, there’s a bit of a “darkest before the dawn” vibe.

Apple's 'transition' Mac mini is a sweet deal for developers, but there's a catch

Mashable VR

Among the myriad software announcements at Apple's first-ever virtual WWDC, you may have missed the only piece of hardware Apple announced — a beefed up Mac mini aimed for developers. More about Apple , Mac Mini , Tech , and Big Tech Companies.

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A New Competitor to the Apple Watch: The Pebble Smartwatch

CTOvision

The Apple Watch has a new competitor, the Pebble smartwatch. It’s not the same kind of display you’ll find on an Android Wear watch or the Apple Watch; only 64 colors are available, and it has much less contrast, saturation, and resolution than other screens. By Katie Kennedy.

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How To Fix iPhone Stuck On Apple Logo During Update

TechnoBezz

Every time Apple releases a new iOS version, you may feel so excited and want to update it immediately. However, if your iPhone is stuck on the Apple logo for more than 30 minutes after restarting, you have a reason to start worrying. Why Your iPhone Stuck On Apple Logo During Update?

Apple’s $700 Mac Pro wheels work terribly on skateboards

The Verge

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past month, you’ll know that Apple has started selling a set of standalone wheels for the Mac Pro for $700. For the most part, the “Apple Skateboard” works terribly. Video: Braille Skateboarding.

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Our biggest burning question about Apple’s ARM silicon

The Verge

For years, Apple has steadily revealed how the ARM-based chips in its mobile phones were catching up in performance to the beefier silicon you’d find inside a laptop or desktop — in 2018, the company claimed its new iPad Pro was faster than 92 percent of portable PCs.

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Apple’s ARM-based Macs will be more like iPhones than ever before

The Verge

Image: Apple. Apple made waves at WWDC this year when it announced that it’d be making its own Mac chips , switching away from the Intel processors the company has used across its laptops and desktops since 2005. Now, Apple is potentially poised to bring those same benefits to its Macs.

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Apple will announce move to ARM-based Macs later this month, says report

The Verge

Apple will announce that it’s shifting from using Intel processors to its own ARM-based chips this month at WWDC 2020, Bloomberg reports. The company reportedly has at least three ARM-based Mac processors in development based on the next iPhone’s A14 chip as part of Apple’s “Kalamata” project.

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Apple updates the iMac with new Intel processors and a better webcam

The Verge

Image: Apple. Apple is announcing updates for both the 27-inch and 21.5-inch iMacs. Apple is also giving the iMac Pro a small spec bump, making the 10-core Intel chips the new baseline for $4,999 — also shipping next week. Image: Apple.

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Apple confirms it bought virtual reality event startup NextVR

The Verge

Apple has confirmed it did indeed purchase virtual reality company NextVR, which specializes in recording live events like concerts and sports matches to be experienced in VR, according to Bloomberg. Photo: NextVR.

Apple?s butterfly keyboard failed by prioritizing form over function

The Verge

In today’s digital age, it sometimes feels like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives our devices. But the deeper issue isn’t that the butterfly switches often break; it’s the flawed design goals that led Apple to make a bad button in the first place.

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WWDC 2020: all the news from Apple’s virtual developer conference

The Verge

Image: Apple. New updates galore Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on June 22nd, with the event keynote set for 1PM ET. Apple is expected to reveal the next versions of iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS, so there should be lots of interesting updates to look forward to.

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Apple’s range of unannounced ARM-based MacBooks detailed in new report

The Verge

Image: Apple. Apple’s first Macs based on its own ARM-based silicon will include a new MacBook Air, as well as MacBook Pros with 13.3-, 14-, and 16-inch screen sizes, according to a new report from reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple is switching Macs to its own processors starting later this year

The Verge

Apple is officially moving to its own silicon chips for some of its Mac hardware. Apple will release the first Mac with Apple silicon end of this year, and it expects the transition to take two years. Photoshop running on Apple’s own silicon Macs.

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Some Apple employees will reportedly return to physical offices soon

The Verge

Some Apple employees will return to the company’s global offices soon, according to Bloomberg. Apple is planning to have employees to return in phases over a few months. More employees will return to Apple’s offices in a second phase of the plan that’s scheduled to start in July.

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Apple’s new ARM-based Macs won’t support Windows through Boot Camp

The Verge

Apple will start switching its Macs to its own ARM-based processors later this year, but you won’t be able to run Windows in Boot Camp mode on them. Apple did demonstrate Parallels Desktop running Linux in a virtual machine, but there was no mention of Windows support.

Big Sur is officially macOS 11.0 as Apple finally leaves OS X behind

The Verge

Mac OS X is finally finished, with Apple confirming that it’s officially moving to macOS 11 with the newly announced Big Sur update after almost 20 years of OS X (or macOS 10.) versions that Apple has been using for nearly two decades to version 11.0.

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Apple switches to ARM: First Mac with custom ARM-based SoC will ship at the end of the year

TechSpot

Apple has been interested in reducing reliance on Intel hardware in MacBook for years.

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2018 iPhone Launch: What Your Privacy Means to Apple

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 2018 iPhone Launch: What Your Privacy Means to Apple - Information Technology Blog. In the long-lasting battle between Android and Apple, it is fair to say that both brands are head to head. Apple is Apple. Apple’s Take on Your Privacy.

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