Apple patent is for using multiple virtual eGPUs with Macs

Apple patent is for using multiple virtual eGPUs with Macs

Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,120,728) for “graphical processing unit (GPU) implementing a plurality of virtual GPUs for use with Macs.” Apple and Blackmagic have teamed up for two eGPUs (the eGPU Pro is pictured), but this invention takes this a step further.

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Deciphering the Q4 2018 Apple Earnings Call

Deciphering the Q4 2018 Apple Earnings Call

OK, so Apple set new September quarter records again. Services revenue reached its highest level ever. There are some things in between the lines of the press release and associated statements that might not appear as rosy as the comments from Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri. In this post, I’m taking a closer look at the revenue and sales figures reported.

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Rumor: 2019 iPhones will pack an improved Face ID system

Rumor: 2019 iPhones will pack an improved Face ID system

The 2018 iPhones are such old news (no angry comments please, that’s sarcasm), that it’s time to start looking ahead to next years’s models. In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says next year’s Apple smartphones will boast an improved Free ID system.

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Apple patent hints at touchscreen Macs, iPad Pros with mouse support

Apple patent hints at touchscreen Macs, iPad Pros with mouse support

If  you’ve been hoping for an iPad with mouse support or a Mac with a touch interface, a new Apple patent filing (number 20180314291) is for “transitioning between modes of input” including “a mouse-based interface, and a low-resolution input mode, such as a touch-based interface.”

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