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Apple files patent for haptic touch laptop keyboard

Apple files patent for haptic touch laptop keyboard A new patent filed by Apple could offer a glimpse into the future of MacBook design, and it would be a much less tactile experience.It describes a haptic-powered touch keyboard for devices like laptops.

Live from Apple's WWDC 2016 keynote

Everything from watchOS and tvOS to iOS and OS X will get a look.The entire keynote, which kicks off on Monday at 10 a.

10 years on, Apple's risky move to Intel Macs is one of its biggest successes

10 years on, Apple's risky move to Intel Macs is one of its biggest successes Adobe didn’t release a version of Creative Suite that worked on the Intel Mac until 2007.When the iPhone was announced in January 2007, the Intel transition had only been complete for a few months.

Another sign Apple is nixing the iPhone 7’s headphone jack: Cirrus Logic releases Lightning kit

Another sign Apple is nixing the iPhone 7’s headphone jack: Cirrus Logic releases Lightning kit 5mm headphone jack from its next-generation iPhone.Those rumors got another boost yesterday when Cirrus Logic unveiled its new MFi Headset Development Kit.

Here’s how to get the iOS 10 and macOS Sierra public betas

Here’s how to get the iOS 10 and macOS Sierra public betas After getting our first look at iOS 10 and macOS Sierra at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, we’ve been eager to get our hands on Apple’s latest operating systems.For your iOS device, plug into either a Windows PC or a Mac, and press the “Back Up Now” button in iTunes.

Report: Apple planning major MacBook Pro refresh with AMD Polaris GPUs, Touch ID, and OLED function keys

Report: Apple planning major MacBook Pro refresh with AMD Polaris GPUs, Touch ID, and OLED function keys A new report from Bloomberg claims that Apple will refresh its entire MacBook Pro line this fall, with a new design and a number of new features.Some systems will reportedly offer GPUs based on AMD’s Polaris architecture, while the lower-cost models will use Intel’s integrated graphics.

Kickstarter project offers external graphics for MacBooks — but is this the best option?

Kickstarter project offers external graphics for MacBooks — but is this the best option? Neither option is appealing at their respective price points if you care about GPU performance.Now, a new Kickstarter project aims to bring additional flexibility to Macs via an external GPU chassis.

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 Not every engineer will make the same compromises, but there are a few laptops that stand out for use by engineers, depending on their specific needs.This year we’ve also included a couple options aimed a little more towards Engineering students — who are usually on a more limited budget, and may also need something smaller and lighter.

Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together

Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together Now, there’s talk that Apple might switch back to Nvidia.As for the proverbial feather in Nvidia’s cap, Apple occupies a weird spot in the overall PC market.

New MacBooks may finally be inbound, with faster GPUs, USB-C, and Thunderbolt 3

New MacBooks may finally be inbound, with faster GPUs, USB-C, and Thunderbolt 3 The new machines reportedly feature some significant new technologies, but at least one product — the 11-inch MacBook Air — is reportedly going away, its niche filled by the 12-inch, single-port MacBook.The rumors from Japanese site Mac Otakara suggest a pair of new MacBook Pros at 13-inch and 15-inch, and a new, 13-inch MacBook Air.

Apple special event live blog: New MacBooks on the horizon

Apple special event live blog: New MacBooks on the horizon At worst, the likes of the Mac Pro and Mac Mini get ignored for years on end — a sorry situation for desktop die-hards.A 13-inch Air, 13-inch Pro, and 15-inch Pro are all on the table, but the 11-inch Air might get dropped completely.

Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers

Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry In the five years since Steve Jobs died, I’ve generally resisted the urge to compare his tenure at Apple with Tim Cook’s.The late-2013 revised Mac Pro kicked off the trend.

Caveat Emptor: USB-C cable compatibility and safety are turning into a nightmare

Caveat Emptor: USB-C cable compatibility and safety are turning into a nightmare While it’s a great idea, some problems have emerged thanks to the different types of cables that can all use the USB-C standard.0) and USB 3.

Best Windows laptops for MacBook Pro refugees

Best Windows laptops for MacBook Pro refugees Many of them are feeling neglected, judging by how many have started asking me for suggestions on Windows laptops.Possibly the first Windows laptops to truly echo the elegant design of the MacBook Pro, Dell’s XPS family has long featured solid build quality, excellent displays, and top-of-the-line performance.

Apple's Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro

Apple's Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro For the past 11 years, Apple has offered formal support for installing Windows on a Macintosh running OS X via its Boot Camp Assistant software.Multiple customers who purchased one of Apple’s new MacBook Pros are reporting that the default Boot Camp audio driver can permanently damage the system’s speakers.

This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro

This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro Enter the HyperDrive — an all-in-one Kickstarter project that hopes to replicate all of the ports that are missing on the current MacBook Pro in a single product.The HyperDrive includes support for HDMI output (1080p and [email protected]), Thunderbolt 3 pass-through, USB-C, SD and microSD cards, and 2x USB 3.