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Intel Project Athena: Specs, Potential Laptops and Why You Should Care

Intel Project Athena: Specs, Potential Laptops and Why You Should Care

Update Aug 8: Intel will now let laptop makers use a "visual identifier" that says "Engineered for mobile performance" on laptops that meet the requirements for Project Athena (see specs section).  In...

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How to Install the iPadOS 13 beta on your iPad

How to Install the iPadOS 13 beta on your iPad

Updated July 8 at 6:30 p.m. ET with the release of the second version of the iPadOS 13 public beta.Apple packed a lot of iPac-centric changes into the latest version of its mobile operating system — s...

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Huawei's Next Laptop Killed by U.S. Ban: What's Next?

Huawei's Next Laptop Killed by U.S. Ban: What's Next?

The ongoing dispute between Huawei and the Trump administration has claimed a victim. Huawei now says it is scrapping the launch of a new version of its MateBook laptop, and it cites recent sanctions ...

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macOS Catalina Revealed: 6 Big Changes Coming to Your Mac

macOS Catalina Revealed: 6 Big Changes Coming to Your Mac

For the next version of its Mac operating software, Apple is coming out of the desert and heading to the see. macOS Catalina debuts this fall, and it's highlighted by the breakup of iTunes into three ...

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Intel 10th Gen Core Chips: What to Expect from Ice Lake

Intel 10th Gen Core Chips: What to Expect from Ice Lake

Editors' Note: Updated with additional information about 10th Core Gen laptops.Intel unveiled its next generation of processors on May 28, showing off the 10th Gen Core chips that will power many of t...

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Killer Deal: MacBook Pros Now Up to $300 Off

Killer Deal: MacBook Pros Now Up to $300 Off

New Mac models usually mean markdowns on older inventory. And that's certainly the case now that Apple has introduced refreshed MacBook Pros with new keyboards and faster processors.The 2019 13-inch M...

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This Software Adds 3D Sound to Your MacBook

This Software Adds 3D Sound to Your MacBook

LAS VEGAS — Nahimic needs no introduction to PC gamers, who've enjoyed its audio software on laptops built by MSI, Asus, and others. The same probably can't be said for Mac users, but Nahimic is looki...

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Apple Answers iPad Pro Bendgate with New Support Doc

Apple Answers iPad Pro Bendgate with New Support Doc

Worried about a visible bend in your new iPad Pro? You shouldn’t be, Apple says in a newly posted support document, since it’s just a byproduct of the manufacturing process used for the 11- and 12.9-i...

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Apple Confirms Some New iPad Pros Ship with a Bend (Updated)

Apple Confirms Some New iPad Pros Ship with a Bend (Updated)

If you've noticed a slight bend in your iPad Pro, your eyes aren't deceiving you. The chassis on some new iPad Pro models are exhibiting a slight but still visible curve that's apparently there even a...

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx for Laptops: Everything You Need to Know

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx for Laptops: Everything You Need to Know

Editors' Note: Updated at 5:20 p.m. ET with additional information throughout the story.WAILEA, Hawaii — The day after releasing a 7-nanometer processing platform for mobile smartphones with the Snapd...

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MacBooks Have Critical Dust Issue, Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges

MacBooks Have Critical Dust Issue, Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges

A trio of Mac users are alleging a design flaw causes smudging on the all-in-one computer's display and overheating on the motherboards of iMacs and MacBooks. And they've filed a lawsuit against the c...

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MacBook Air 2018: Should You Upgrade?

MacBook Air 2018: Should You Upgrade?

I'm typing this article on a four-year-old 13-inch MacBook Pro, which has served me well the past few years but, to put it charitably, is starting to show its age. The Core i5 processor powering this ...

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