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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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What to expect from WWDC 2020: OS updates, ARM Macs, and more

The Steve Jobs auditorium on Apple’s campus. The surface-level waiting area has a minimalist design with slight accents, like many Apple products and retail spaces. You can see the now-famous spaceship campus through the window. The elevator from the surface-level waiting area to the basement-level theater spins as it ascends or descends. If you don’t …

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Apple plans to announce ARM transition for all Macs at WWDC 2020

Apple discusses the 2018 iPad Pro’s A12X CPU and GPU on stage at its October 30, 2018 event. Valentina Palladino At its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) later this month, Apple plans to announce the beginning of its transition from Intel-based Macs to ARM-based ones with internally designed CPUs, according to a report from Bloomberg. The …

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Apple Card may offer monthly installment plans for iPads and Macs

Sponsored Links Michael Short/Getty Images The Apple Card already has perks if you’re buying from Apple itself, but the company is apparently willing to further sweeten those incentives. Bloomberg sources say Apple is planning a Card feature that will let you buy “many” products (not just the iPhone) in monthly, interest-free payments. You could pay …

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Amazon knocks $300 off the price of Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro

Sponsored Links Devindra Hardawar/Engadget Amazon can’t resist price cuts for the 16-inch MacBook Pro, apparently. The internet retailer is once again selling Apple’s high-end laptop for $2,100 after a discount takes effect at checkout, or about $300 off. You’re getting the base version with a six-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB …

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‘Crusader Kings III’ brings medieval politics to your PC on September 1st

Sponsored Links Paradox Development Studio The Crusader Kings strategy game series is finally close to getting a third entry more than eight years after the second. Paradox has announced that Crusader Kings III will be available September 1st, 2020, with plans to once again release it on Mac, Linux and Windows. There are major upgrades …

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Apple now considers your 2014 MacBook Air ‘vintage’

Sponsored Links Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Some of Apple’s better-known laptops are riding off into the proverbial sunset, at least as far as the company is concerned. The company has added (via MacRumors) mid-2013 and mid-2014 MacBook Air models (plus the mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro) to its “vintage” list, potentially limiting their support. You …

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