Dennis’ take on the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro

Dennis’ take on the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro

When Apple hyped the 2018 iPad Pro as a computer that has outsold almost all other laptops, the company begged reviewers to test drive it as a notebook replacement. Is it? For many people, yes, but for a lot of folks, no, it’s not likely to kick your MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro to the curb.

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Apple World Today News Update: March 21, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: March 21, 2018

A short podcast today, but with a few fun stories about the top grossing app in the US App Store, zombies and the iPhone X, and a unique campaign by a Chinese smartphone manufacturer to get potential iPhone X buyers to wait...

  • The top grossing app in the US App Store is...YouTube. Find out how a free app can make so much money
  • A game developer is using the iPhone X TrueDepth camera to capture facial animations for an upcoming "The Walking Dead" title
  • Huawei's new P20 smartphone arrives in less than a week, and the company is trying to dissuade people from buying the iPhone X until they can try the new phone
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Analysts: 2018 iPhones will sport a TrueDepth camera system with a smaller ‘notch’

Analysts: 2018 iPhones will sport a TrueDepth camera system with a smaller ‘notch’

In a note to clients — as noted by MacRumors — Barclays analysts Andrew Gardiner, Hiral Patel, Joseph Wolf, and Blayne Curtis said Apple will launch three new iPhone models this year with a second-generation TrueDepth camera system, which will potentially be reduced in size.

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Apple awards Finisar $390 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund

Apple awards Finisar $390 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund

Apple has announced the latest award from its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Finisar, a manufacturer of optical communications components, will receive $390 million as part of Apple’s commitment to support innovation and job creation by American manufacturers.

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Apple should put Face ID in future Macs, monitors

Apple should put Face ID in future Macs, monitors

Yesterday's Apple Q4 2017 earnings call proved one thing: after 33 years, the Mac is more popular than ever. Apple sold more Macs in 2017 than ever before in the face of a down market for most PC manufacturers. One thing I think that Apple needs to do quickly to give Macs even more of an edge in the PC industry is to work on designing Face ID into the top of every Mac and monitor it makes from here on out.

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