PC Market Shipments Slip Again, Macs Mostly Flat

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Apple’s newest Mac refresh doesn’t appear to have helped the company very much, but stagnant growth is preferable to the decline hitting the rest of the PC market.

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New MacBooks may finally be inbound, with faster GPUs, USB-C, and Thunderbolt 3

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Apple is reported to be prepping its MacBook Pro refresh for later this month — say hello to faster chips and OLED touch screens and goodbye to USB connectors, if the rumors are right.

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Report: Apple planning major MacBook Pro refresh with AMD Polaris GPUs, Touch ID, and OLED function keys

Apple MacBook Pro 13 and 15
Apple is supposedly prepping a major refresh on the MacBook Pro, with a total overhaul and major new features for the platform.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/233389-report-apple-planning-major-macbook-pro-refresh-with-amd-polaris-gpus-touchid-and-oled-function-keys

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Apple discounts current MacBook Pro; OLED, USB Type-C upgrade rumors swirl

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Apple could be planning a major refresh for the MacBook Pro with an OLED panel replacing the function keys, a MacBook-style keyboard with butterfly switches, and a thinner chassis.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229627-apple-discounts-current-macbook-pro-rumors-swirl-of-oled-usb-type-c-upgrades

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Why Apple's iPhone SE lacks 3D Touch technology

Article Image Apple on Monday debuted iPhone SE, the long-awaited 4-inch form factor refresh that borrows liberally from iPhone 6 and 6s parts bins to offer consumers a low-cost iPhone option with very few sacrifices. However, the SE is missing one key feature: 3D Touch.

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AMD releases new, higher-clocked A10-7890K APU, Athlon X4 880K CPU

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AMD has launched a new APU and CPU to top off its Godavari refresh cycle and nudge clock speeds up a little higher. Both chips also ship with refreshed coolers with 125W TDP ratings and quieter operating ranges.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/223888-amd-releases-new-higher-clocked-a10-7890k-apu-athlon-x4-880k-cpu

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Apple's iPhone and iPad regain enterprise marketshare in Q3

Article Image Apple’s annual iPhone refresh cycle, and a resurgence in iPad, helped iOS regain marketshare in the enterprise over the quarter ending in September, according to fresh statistics from Good Powered by BlackBerry.

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Apple predicted to launch A9-powered 4-inch iPhone in mid-2016

Article Image Yet another report claims that Apple is planning to refresh its 4-inch iPhone model with revamped hardware next year, and with an earlier than usual timeframe.

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Nvidia confirms G-Sync displays trigger massive power consumption bug

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Nvidia has confirmed that its current drivers have a bug related to G-Sync and high refresh rates, but are promising a solution with an upcoming driver update.

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Potential reference to new Mac Pro found in OS X El Capitan code

Article Image Apple could be nearing release of an expected Mac Pro refresh, as code buried in the latest version of Apple’s OS X 10.11 El Capitan references an unknown Mac model with boosted specs and hardware not found in shipping machines.

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Lawn tech for long summer days

Mid-summer is a time to refresh the lawn with a new watering regiment, touch up your garden, and go ballistic on weeds. These high-tech tools will make those jobs easier. You can clean up your yard and save the planet at the same time with a battery-powered blower. A sheet of seeds (say that three timers fast) means no weeds to pull. Which gadget will make you a lawn pro?

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Rumor: Apple's next-gen iPod touch will gain 64-bit A-series processor in July 14 launch

Apple is expected to launch an updated iPod touch next week, a refresh that is likely to bring new colors and updated internals that reportedly include a move to a more recent 64-bit A-series application processor.

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AMD launches new top-end A10-7870K with faster CPU, GPU clock speeds

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AMD has released a point refresh of its Kaveri APU, with slightly higher CPU clocks, a significantly faster GPU, and full software support for features like FreeSync and screen re-sizing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/206787-amd-launches-new-top-end-a10-7870k-with-faster-cpu-gpu-clock-speeds

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Apple TV app lineup expands with TED, Tastemade, Young Hollywood

Amid reports of a major hardware and software refresh coming later this year, Apple on Tuesday added three more app channels to the current-generation Apple TV: TED, Tastemade, and Young Hollywood.



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Intel Haswell-E review: The best consumer performance chip you can buy – with some caveats

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Today, Intel is launching its long-awaited update and refresh of its top-end enthusiast platform: Haswell-E. It’s a refresh that’s been a long time coming — the old X79 chipset was long in the tooth 12 months ago, while the top-end six-core Ivy Bridge didn’t overclock well and wasn’t a huge improvement over the six-core Sandy Bridge. Will the new hardware put a fresh coat of paint on a lackluster lineup? Let’s take a look.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/188911-intel-haswell-e-review-the-best-consumer-performance-chip-you-can-buy-with-some-caveats

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T-Mobile to reportedly slash up to $50 off iPhone models starting Aug. 27

As iPhone resellers dump existing stock in preparation of an impending next-generation refresh, U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile will supposedly cut up to $50 off device-only pricing in an across-the-line sale, according to leaked internal documents.



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Teardown of new $199 16GB iPod touch finds same design & parts as 32GB & 64GB models

Apple’s refresh of the 16-gigabyte iPod touch this week brings the newly price $199 media player in line with its larger-capacity brethren, including the same internal design and an identical rear facing iSight camera, a teardown of the device has revealed.



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Rumor: Apple to refresh iMac lineup next week with possible CPU speed boosts

Apple is reportedly preparing to refresh the iMac lineup next week, though changes expected for the company’s all-in-one desktop are thought to be minor component upgrades and processor speed boosts.



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