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Apple promises Xbox Series X/S controller support in a future update

Aaron Souppouris / Engadget While the slightly revamped controller that comes with Microsoft’s new console slides in as a mostly seamless upgrade, it’s not so simple if you’re trying to use it with Apple devices. 9to5Mac points out that a support page listing compatible controllers reveals work is being done on the issue, with a …

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Mac mini and Apple Silicon M1 review: Not so crazy after all

The 2020, M1-equipped Mac mini. Samuel Axon The chassis is the same as before, but it’s only available in classic Mac silver. Samuel Axon The rubber bottom. Samuel Axon Apple is crazy, right? The Mac just had its best year of sales ever, and Cupertino is hitting the platform with a shock like it hasn’t …

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macOS Big Sur update is bricking some older MacBook Pros

Apple macOS Big Sur hasn’t been a pleasant update for some users. According to MacRumors, users on Apple’s forums and Reddit are stuck with a black screen when trying to update their late 2013 or mid 2014 13-inch MacBook Pro models to Big Sur. Nothing appears to solve the issue, including shortcuts to reset the …

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Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s November 10 “One More Thing” event

Enlarge / The splash image for Apple’s (probably) final event of 2020. View Liveblog At 10:00am Pacific time (1pm Eastern) on Tuesday, November 10, Apple will hold yet another live event—the third in as many months—to announce new products. This time, the company is expected to reveal the first Macs that will replace Intel processors …

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‘Bugsnax’ arrives November 12th as a PS5 launch title

Young Horses/PlayStation Blog, Flickr Bugsnax created a stir at Sony’s June PS5 games event due to its goofy premise and memorable song, and now you know just when you’ll get to see if the game lives up to its early attention. Young Horses (the developer behind Octodad) has confirmed that Bugsnax will be available on …

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Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “Time Flies” event—Tuesday, 9/15, at 1pm ET

Enlarge / The key image that goes with this month’s event. Apple Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog At 10:00am Pacific time (1pm Eastern) on Tuesday, September 15, Apple reps will take the stage—likely in an otherwise empty Steve Jobs Theater at Apple’s headquarters—to announce new products. Typically at this time of year, these products are …

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Crypto Pro Portfolio Tracker Gets a Major Update

Crypto Pro app has extended its Apple device support and is now available on Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. What is Crypto Pro? Crypto Pro tracks cryptocurrency prices in real-time and displays interactive charts with indicators. Users can also read the latest crypto news, set custom price alerts, and monitor their portfolios with performance …

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2020 27-inch iMac review: A classic Mac for the end of an era

The front of the 2020 27-inch iMac. Samuel Axon It still has the same shape on the back. Samuel Axon Here’s the back. Samuel Axon This is the port lineup. Samuel Axon It still comes with a Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse (or Magic Trackpad, if you prefer). Samuel Axon It’s a weird time to …

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Yes, Apple silicon Macs will have Thunderbolt ports

Enlarge / Tim Cook begins his announcement of Apple Silicon. Apple Macs with Apple silicon will still support Thunderbolt, according to Apple. The clarification came after Intel’s Thunderbolt 4 announcement led many to speculate that Macs without Intel CPUs would not have Thunderbolt ports. Here’s Apple’s statement, which was provided to The Verge: Over a …

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Developers leak benchmarks from the Apple silicon Mac transition kit

Enlarge / Developers are wasting no time getting their hands dirty with the new A12Z ARM Developer Transition Kits. Axel Roest As reported by MacRumors, eager Apple developers are already posting benchmarks on the developer transition kits for Macs with Apple silicon. These kits are based on the Mac mini chassis but include ARM-derived Apple …

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