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HandBrake Download Mirror Compromised With Mac Malware

HandBrake Download Mirror Compromised With Mac Malware Users of the software were alerted recently that one of HandBrake’s download mirrors was infiltrated between May 2nd and 6th.The maintainers of HandBrake report that one of the two download mirrors it uses was affected, but the main Handbrake website and mirror was not.

Rumour: New iPad Pro 10.5" ming next month

Rumour: New iPad Pro 10.5" ming next month There could be a new, redesigned iPad coming next month.9to5Mac has obtained an image of what they claim is an inventory listing for new cases for an iPad Pro with a 10.

Best Laptops for Engineers and Engineering Students: When Work Requires a Real Workstation

Best Laptops for Engineers and Engineering Students: When Work Requires a Real Workstation So what’s the best laptop for engineers and engineering students?Once again HP has delivered a state-of-the-art portable engineering workstation, with the G3 update to its well-regarded ZBook 17.

Apple users advised to update their software now, as new security patches released

Apple users advised to update their software now, as new security patches released Welcome to the post-WannaCryptor world, where every computer user understands the importance of creating secure backups and applying security patches in a timely fashion.You’re not so sure that folks have learnt the lesson, despite the round-the-clock coverage in the mainstream media on what must have been one of the highest profile malware attacks in years?

Apple is Lobbying Against Right-to-Repair Legislation Across the Country

Apple is Lobbying Against Right-to-Repair Legislation Across the Country But public access records in New York State reveal that the company is putting serious effort behind its push to prevent such bills from becoming law.Plenty of companies have lobbied against these bills, which are making their way through statehouses across the country, but Apple has focused particularly strongly on New York Senate bill 618A.

Hackers Can Unlock Samsung's Galaxy S8 Using Fake Irises

Hackers Can Unlock Samsung's Galaxy S8 Using Fake Irises For years, proponents of biometric authentication have advertised new and elaborate systems for ensuring that your computer knows it’s “really you” attempting to unlock it.For years, hackers have demonstrated that these biometric authentication systems are woefully inadequate in many situations.

High-end market to drive smartphone shipment rebound in 2017

High-end market to drive smartphone shipment rebound in 2017 A new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed smartphone shipments are expected to rebound slightly in 2017.52 billion this year with several major devices entering the market, and IDC expects this momentum to carry into 2018 when smartphone shipments volumes are forecast to grow 4.

Samsung topples Apple for smartphone shipments in NZ

Samsung topples Apple for smartphone shipments in NZ According to IDC’s recently published first quarter smartphone shipment results tracked from January to March 2017, Samsung reached 40 percent share, representing a whopping 14 percent share growth from 26 percent in the fourth quarter.“What makes the result more impressive, is Samsung's first quarter shipment numbers don’t include the recently released Galaxy S8.

Apple Unveils Kaby Lake-Equipped iMacs, $5K iMac Pro at WWDC

Apple Unveils Kaby Lake-Equipped iMacs, $5K iMac Pro at WWDC They also get two Thunderbolt 3 controllers, brighter displays, much faster graphics, and USB-C ports for the first time.In a surprise move, Apple also took the wraps off what it’s calling the iMac Pro, the first-ever iMac to bear that moniker.

macOS 10.13 High Sierra Focuses on Performance, Launches Fall 2017

macOS 10.13 High Sierra Focuses on Performance, Launches Fall 2017 To be sure, those are all excellent improvements, but we’re obsessed with two features in particular: The new file system and VR support.However, Apple finally announced last year that their own in-house replacement (dubbed Apple File System or APFS) would be coming soon.

Apple's iMac Pro Is a Workstation-Class System With Intel CPUs, AMD graphics

Apple's iMac Pro Is a Workstation-Class System With Intel CPUs, AMD graphics While we don’t know which Xeon chips the new iMac Pro will use, Intel’s current lineup of Broadwell-based E5 Xeons should provide a reasonable comparison point.It’s unfortunate AMD wasn’t able to lock down both halves of the iMac Pro design.

With iOS 11, Apple Leaves 32-bit Apps Behind for Good

With iOS 11, Apple Leaves 32-bit Apps Behind for Good But that’s not the only change coming in iOS 11.In the long run, Apple may even remove the ability to run 32-bit software from its processors, freeing up the silicon otherwise devoted to this capability for handling other tasks.

Apple's HomePod Faces Fierce Competition Among Smart Speakers

Apple's HomePod Faces Fierce Competition Among Smart Speakers Despite the company’s insistence that HomePod will sound amazing, it all feels like too little too late to take on the growing smart speaker market.The speaker is powered by an Apple A8 ARM chip, the same one that was used in iPhones a few generations ago.

Apple's Metal 2 API Adds External GPU, VR Support to macOS

Apple's Metal 2 API Adds External GPU, VR Support to macOS But it is working to offer better GPU performance overall to its customers, and hopping on the VR bandwagon as well.Metal 2 has also been credited with adding support for external graphics arrays, which appear to be based on AMD’s XConnect technology and run via Thunderbolt 3.

Apple Accused of Misleading Customers Entitled to Repairs, Replacements

Apple Accused of Misleading Customers Entitled to Repairs, Replacements In order to determine how Apple was handling the problem, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) contacted all 13 Apple stores across the country.Investigators posed as consumers and told Apple that their devices had stopped working following having the screen replaced.

Apple to Roll Out 'Horizon' iPhone Screen-Repair Machines

Apple to Roll Out 'Horizon' iPhone Screen-Repair Machines In fact, Apple has been making a surprising amount of cash repairing broken iPhone screens over the years.Previously, Horizon devices were only found in Apple’s retail stores and mail-in repair centers.

Report: Siri Hobbled by Apple's Obsession with User Privacy

Report: Siri Hobbled by Apple's Obsession with User Privacy A new report from The Wall Street Journal blames Apple’s lack of progress on equal parts hubris and an excessive concern with privacy.What many people forget about Siri is that it was a completely functional voice assistant app that was acquired by Apple in 2010.

Little Has Changed in Impossible-to-Repair MacBook, MacBook Pro

Little Has Changed in Impossible-to-Repair MacBook, MacBook Pro According to teardown experts iFixit, little has changed internally, as well.” the team said of the 12-inch Apple MacBook.

Apple Sees Self-Driving Car as a Massive AI Project

Apple Sees Self-Driving Car as a Massive AI Project The latest information comes from a reliable source, Apple CEO Tim Cook, in a video interview with Bloomberg TV.We sort of see it as the mother of all AI projects.

GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET

GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET Now, GlobalFoundries is making a serious push of its own with early 7nm technology availability and volume production currently planned for the back half of 2018.That’s the news from Saratoga today, where GF announced that its 7nm LP node (LP = Leading Performance) is ready for partners to begin planning their designs.