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New Apple MacBook Pro banned from bar exams in multiple states thanks to Touch Bar

Apple’s new Touch Bar is the updated MacBook Pro’s signature new feature. It offers an array of programmable buttons across the top of the laptop where the function keys typically sit. Unlike function keys, however, these virtual buttons can be ...

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Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion in unpaid rebates, alleges attempted perjury, extortion

Apple sued Qualcomm today, alleging that the mobile chip giant owes it at least a billion dollars in unpaid rebates and agreements. Apple further states that Qualcomm “attempted to extort Apple into changing its responses and providing false information to ...

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Apple fixes Safari bug that distorted Consumer Reports battery life tests

Last month, Consumer Reports declared it would not recommend the new MacBook Pro, on account of its poor and highly erratic battery life. This report followed weeks of controversy that has dogged the latest refresh of Apple’s mobile hardware — ...

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Apple special event live blog: New MacBooks on the horizon

At today’s special event, Apple will likely show off a handful of major Mac updates. New laptops are definitely in the cards, but the rumor mill hasn’t been very kind to the beleaguered Mac desktop fans among us. By and ...

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Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed

Apple’s path from licensing standard ARM cores to building its own CPU design was well-documented, starting with the company’s decision to purchase PA Semi in April 2008. Its GPU cores, in contrast, have been broadly assumed to be licensed from ...

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Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together

For the last few years, Apple has been an AMD-only shop. Graphics may not be a core area that Apple focuses on — OpenGL support in the latest version of macOS remains stuck in 4.1 territory). But it does include discrete ...

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Apple still ignoring ‘touch disease,’ would really prefer you just bought an iPhone 7

A few weeks ago, we covered the so-called “touch disease” that’s killing iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hardware well before its expiration date. The problem, according to all reports, arose because of design flaws intrinsic to the iPhone 6 and 6 ...

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Apple reportedly in talks to buy Imagination Technologies

For almost a decade, Apple and Imagination Technologies have been joined at the hip. Every iPhone from the original 2007 model has used a version of a PowerVR graphics core, as has the iPad. Apple’s business has been a huge ...

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Apple engineers might quit company before agreeing to unlock the iPhone

Share This article Right now, the battle between Apple and the FBI is playing out in a California courtroom and the court of public opinion. Should the FBI prevail in its arguments, however, it will have judicial approval to either ...

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The gloves are off: FBI argues it can force Apple to turn over iPhone source code

Share This article Last week, the Department of Justice filed its response to Apple’s appeal in the ongoing San Bernardino case. The government is attempting to force Apple to create a method of bypassing the security that would unlock an ...

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