iOS 11 hands-on: Here’s how it changes your iPhone

iOS 11 on the iPad introduces a brave new world of improved multitasking, dragging-and-dropping, and launching apps from a familiar dock.

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Apple finally upgrades the Mac Pro, admits the trash can design sucks

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Apple has updated its Mac Pro workstations with slightly improved processors, but the big news is a full platform redesign coming sometime next year. Why? Because the current Mac Pro can’t be meaningfully upgraded in its present form. Oops.

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Banking Customer Satisfaction Barometer Inches Up


Customer satisfaction with banking institutions improved last year, based on the annual Bank Satisfaction Barometer CFI Group released Thursday. Customers were more likely to remain bank loyal to their bank and even recommend it to others, according to the annual survey of bank customers across the United States. Banks improved their standing with customers and maintained stronger relationships, with the Bank Satisfaction Barometer reaching a four-year-high of 82, up three points from 79 in 2015.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84260.html?rss=1

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Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details

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Qualcomm unveiled its new Snapdragon 835 at CES this week, with improved CPU clocks, an eight-core big.Little configuration, faster GPU, and improved 4K support.

The post Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn’t come cheap

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The new Surface Book scores big points for improved GPU performance and even better battery life, but older components, high prices, limited CPU improvements, and Microsoft’s decision not to sell the Performance Base separately from the primary system were all considered negatives by various reviewers.

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Intel announces new Kaby Lake: Built on 14nm+, with improved video decode and better top-end frequencies

7th Gen Intel Core processors are manufactured on silicon wafers at Intel production facilities. New 7th Gen Intel Core processors deliver richer experiences, incredible performance and responsiveness, and true ultra HD 4K entertainment in stunning new devices. (Credit: Intel Corporation)
Intel has unveiled its new Kaby Lake silicon, with improved clocks, better multimedia features, and an updated version of its Speed Shift technology

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2016 Apple Watch will be internal 's' upgrade, major design changes to wait until 2017, insider says

Article Image This year’s second-generation Apple Watch will feature improved internal components, but its external design will be largely unchanged from the first-generation model, according to well-connected insider Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Rumor: Apple's upgraded 4-inch iPhone will be powered by A8 CPU, not A9

Article Image Apple has an improved 4-inch iPhone 5s model ready to go at any time, a new rumor claims, featuring many of the same components found in the 2015 iPod touch upgrade, including the A8 processor that powers the iPhone 6 series, rather than the latest A9 CPU.

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How to control your TV volume with the new Apple TV Siri Remote

Article Image The vastly improved Siri Remote that ships with the fourth-generation Apple TV includes dedicated volume buttons, which can be programmed to control volume levels on TVs and receivers, even via legacy infrared line-of-sight.

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AMD’s Excavator CPU, DDR4 memory debut in embedded markets

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AMD is bringing its Carrizo family of hardware to the embedded market, with substantially improved performance per watt, DDR4 support, and much smaller dies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/216764-amds-excavator-cpu-ddr4-memory-debut-in-embedded-markets

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Microfluidic cooling yields huge performance benefits in FPGA processors

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New research on microfluidic channels etched into silicon offers dramatically improved cooling potential for future PC hardware.

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Apple's iPhone 6s lineup quietly uses new gasket, silicone seals to greatly reduce water damage

Article Image Though Apple hasn’t advertised improved water damage protection for its new iPhone 6s series, the company has silently added a new perimeter gasket around the 3D Touch Retina display, as well as new silicone seals to cable connectors, that greatly enhance the device’s ability to keep liquids out.

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Intel quietly launches 14nm Braswell, Bay Trail’s successor

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Intel has quietly launched its 14nm successor to Bay Trail. The new SoCs offer improved power consumption and should boost graphics performance significantly over last-gen hardware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/202389-intel-quietly-launches-14nm-braswell-bay-trails-successor

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Fresh details leak on Intel Skylake processors and chipsets

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A new update on Intel’s Skylake and Broadwell roadmap points to improved PCIe 3.0 connectivity and better support for high-speed peripherals coming later in 2015.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/198783-fresh-details-leak-on-intel-skylake-chipsets-processors

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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus batteries get better, but are not the best in the business

Apple made bold claims about significantly improved battery life when it unveiled the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus earlier this month.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/30/iphone-6-and-6-plus-batteries-get-better-but-are-not-best-in-business/

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High-tech traffic lights could reshape the future of driving

Several experts are wondering if traffic lights can be improved, or whether they will even have a place in a future society where vehicles can think, react and drive on their own.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/05/high-tech-traffic-lights-could-reshape-future-driving/

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Intel’s mobile division has lost an astonishing $2 billion so far this year

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Intel’s Q2 results are excellent and the company’s profits much improved — but its mobile divisions continue bleeding money. When it called this contra-revenue, it wasn’t kidding.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/186367-intels-mobile-division-has-lost-an-astonishing-2-billion-dollars-so-far-this-year

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iWork for iCloud gains collaboration with up to 100 people, support for docs up to 1GB

Apple on Tuesday improved the browser-based versions of its Pages, Numbers and Keynote applications, also known as iWork for iCloud, with support for larger files and more collaborating users.



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Apple's Mac Pro ship times improve to 3-4 weeks

Exactly one week after Apple improved shipping estimates for its flagship Mac Pro desktop to three to five weeks, the company has again cut down on wait times with orders now showing delivery dates of less than one month.



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