by Juli Clover
In a statement, an Apple spokesperson said that Apple’s upcoming machines will offer support for Intel’s Thunderbolt USB-C standard.
“Over a decade ago, Apple partnered with Intel to design and develop Thunderbolt, and today our customers enjoy the speed and flexibility it brings to every Mac. We remain committed to the future of Thunderbolt and will support it in Macs with Apple silicon.”
Apple at WWDC unveiled its plans for Macs equipped with Apple Silicon chips, the first of which is set to come out before the end of 2020. Apple eventually plans to transition all of its Macs to Apple Silicon, a process that the company says will take two years.
According to Apple, Apple Silicon will bring a new level of performance with more powerful Macs that are also more energy efficient with better battery life.
Wednesday July 22, 2020 11:19 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple this morning released the third developer beta of iOS and iPadOS 14 for testing purposes, tweaking and refining some of the features and design changes that are coming in the update.
Changes get less notable as the beta testing period goes on, but there are some noteworthy new features in the third beta, which we’ve highlighted below.
– New Music Icon – Apple introduced an updated…
Thursday July 23, 2020 10:02 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today seeded the second public betas of upcoming iOS and iPadOS 14 updates to its public beta testing group, two weeks after seeding the first iOS and iPadOS 14 betas to public beta testers. The second public beta corresponds to the third developer beta that was released yesterday.
Public beta testers who have signed up for Apple’s beta testing program can download the iOS/iPadOS …
Apple’s iPhone 11 is now being made in India, the first time a top-of-the-line model has been manufactured in the country, according to a report by the The Economic Times. The flagship smartphone is being manufactured at a Foxconn plant near Chennai, and Apple is planning to increase production in phases and may even consider exporting iPhone 11 handsets made in India, reducing its…
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Wednesday July 22, 2020 11:35 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple’s 2020 iPhone lineup won’t launch until late October, according to a new report from Japanese site Mac Otakara that cites sources in the Chinese supply chain. iPhone 12 dummy models Apple has historically held all of its modern iPhone unveilings during the first few weeks of September, with iPhones launching soon after for the most part, but this year, the release could be pushed back…
Thursday July 23, 2020 3:43 pm PDT by Juli Clover
During its second quarter earnings announcement, Intel today said that it has delayed the rollout of its 7-nanometer chips by six months, which pushes the release date to late 2022 or early 2023 (via Tom’s Hardware).
Intel’s yields for its 7nm process are now twelve months behind its internal target. From Intel’s earnings release:The company’s 7nm-based CPU product timing is shifting…
Friday July 24, 2020 10:32 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple’s Face ID feature that allows a device to be unlocked with a facial scan is limited to the iPhone and the iPad at the current time, but code found in macOS Big Sur suggests that Face ID may come to Macs in the future.
Adding a TrueDepth camera system and Face ID to the Mac would be a logical next step for the feature, and 9to5Mac located Face ID references in the latest Big Sur beta,…
Garmin has been hit by a ransomware attack that encrypted the smartwatch maker’s internal servers, forcing it to shut down its call centers, website, and the Garmin Connect service, which users rely on to sync their activity via the mobile app.
Image: Victor Gevers In messages shared on Twitter, the company apologized to users and gave details on the extent of the forced shutdown.
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