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May 21, 2021

NEWS

Mac Rumors

In 2021 alone, 27 states have considered Right to Repair bills, but more than half of those have already been voted down or dismissed. Lobbyists and trade groups representing major tech companies have fought hard against them …

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Mac Rumors

Apple plans to launch new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with an improved iteration of the M1 chip as early as this summer, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. The new chip is said to include a 10-core CPU with eight high-performance cores …

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Mac Rumors

Because the 12.9-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ is in such short supply, retail stores are the only way to get one of the new devices on launch day. Orders placed today won’t ship out until July, and the ‌M1‌ ‌iMac‌ is similarly constrained with orders delayed for three to four weeks.

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Forbes

The moment I realized I could shoot and edit a near-professional looking video with the selfie camera—not the more advanced rear setup, but the front-facing snapper—it became clear Samsung had made something special in the Galaxy S21 Ultra. There are …

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AppleInsider

Several expert witnesses testified on behalf of Apple in its trial with Epic Games Thursday, covering topics such as intellectual property law and the availability of alternative devices among “Fortnite” players. The first Apple expert witness on the stand, …

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Forbes

Many of the reasons game director Aaron Keller gave make a lot of sense. Two fewer tanks in maps will clear up a lot of the visual clutter and streamline things. Tanks take up a lot of space and they can be noisy and distracting.

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CNET

And since Apple tends to keep its product lines looking and feeling harmonious, there’s a decent chance these improvements will cross over to other Macs sooner rather than later.

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CNET

The new version starts at $179 (£169, AU$249), the same price as its predecessor, offers many of the same features and lives in an identical-looking black box. The most notable improvements are faster processor and, crucially, a revamped Siri remote.

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Mac Rumors

“Our focus on gaming has been more recently on arcade stuff, because we think that that’s a great value for customers, there’s a tremendous amount of content in there,” said Twerdahl. “And we’ve done a lot to make that experience fantastic. Most notably, …

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Macworld

All three models have an 8-core M1 CPU, but the graphics processor (GPU) is different in the $1,299 iMac 24”. iMac model, CPU cores, GPU …

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