Cray ARMs its Supercomputers for War, HPC Workloads

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The venerable supercomputer manufacturer announced it’s partnering with Cavium to build supercomputers featuring the ThunderX2 CPU.

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Intel wants to kill the 3.5mm audio jack, replace with USB-C

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Intel is reportedly working on extensions to USB-C that would kill the venerable 3.5mm headphone jack. Digital audio could improve smartphone design in a number of ways, but there are costs and drawbacks as well.

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All six Star Wars films go digital, headed to iTunes on April 10

Walt Disney on Monday announced a completely digital re-release of the venerable Star Wars series, which will launch as a collection of all six episodes on April 10 through Apple’s iTunes and other outlets.



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Apple outs wireless keyboard refresh on Czech store, could include backlight

Apple looks set to update its venerable wireless keyboard, with the aluminum slab appearing on the company’s Czech online store with a tweaked layout and altered function keys that could indicate plans to add backlighting in the next version.



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First look: Microsoft's all-new Office 2016 for Mac public preview

Half a decade after Microsoft’s last major update to Office for Mac, the venerable productivity suite returns anew with a Retina redesign, a modern codebase, and a host of new features — and it’s available today as a public preview. AppleInsider was given early access to the new apps and brings you a close-up view of Redmond’s latest.



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Apple adds Notification Center widget, enhances syncing performance in iTunes 12.1 update

Apple on Thursday released iTunes 12.1, an update to its venerable media organization and synchronization app that brings a new OS X Notification Center control widget and fixes performance issues during syncing.



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Apple finally kills off iPod classic after 13 years of service

Not mentioned during today’s announcements, Apple has quietly removed the venerable iPod classic from its mobile music player lineup, paring down the company’s offerings to the iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle.



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First look: Apple's new aesthetic for OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite — the next version of Apple’s venerable desktop operating system — will bring a major visual overhaul to OS X for the first time in the software’s history. AppleInsider takes a look at some of the changes coming this fall.



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