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  • Apple's A12 Bionic comes close to desktop CPU performance in benchmarks

    "Apple's A12 Bionic comes close to desktop CPU performance in benchmarks"

    I have yet to see one of these articles compare the Apple CPU to a desktop CPU.  Fire up a Linux distro on the latest iPhone and the latest desktop with this year's i7 processor and let's see the comparisons.

    The headline touts comparison to desktops.  Then compares to other phone chips.

  • Apple begins selling $4999 27-inch iMac Pro with 8-core CPU, deliveries arrive Dec. 27

    I really need to replace my aging iMac. I have no need of the iMac Pro, but gawd I really want one.
  • Tips: How to remap command, control, escape, and other keys in macOS Sierra

    sog35 said:
    Why don't Mac's have backspace and delete keys? that really sucks
    delete = backspace
    fn + delete = delete (forward)
  • Apple's AirPort base stations are gone, and we wish they weren't

    When they rolled the AirPort team into the Apple TV team I had high hopes that they were going to introduce a new line of mesh products. Imagine imagine every Apple TV and HomePod also acting as a mesh router extending your home network everywhere you have an Apple product. All, of course, with Apple's famous it just works functionality.
  • Apple issues fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 as new MacBook Pros loom

    command_f said:
    Can anyone remember a previous new device launch in November or December?
    MacBook Pros:

    Apple refreshed the entire MacBook Pro line on October 24, 2006 to include Intel Core 2 Duo processors.

    The 15-inch unibody MacBook Pro was introduced on October 14, 2008.

    On November 1, 2007, Apple added the option of a 2.6 GHz Santa Rosa platform Core 2 Duo CPU to the MacBook Pro as well as reconfigured hard drive options.


    New MaBooks were introduced October 14, 2008.

    New MaBooks were introduced November 8, 2006 and November 1, 2007.


    Unibody iMacs introduced October 20, 2009.

    On October 23, 2012, a new iMac was announced (for a November/December release) with a substantially thinner edge, new Apple Fusion Drive, faster processors (Intel Core i5 and i7 Ivy Bridge) and graphics along with updates to the ports, but with the same overall depth (stand depth: 8 inches (20.3 cm)). To reduce the edge, the SuperDrive was removed on these iMacs.

    On October 16, 2014, a new version of the 27-inch (69 cm) iMac was announced, whose main feature is a "Retina 5K" display at a resolution of 5120 x 2880 pixels,

    Updated retina iMacs were introduced October 13, 2015.

    Mac mini:

    On October 22, 2009, Apple introduced a new server version of the Mac Mini along with revisions of the computer. 

    New Mac minis were introduced October 23, 2012 and October 16, 2014.