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April 7, 2018
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This week on AI: No Mac Pro until 2019, Apple to ditch Intel CPUs, 2018 iPad reviewed & more

News on future products kicked back into fifth gear, with word that a modular Mac Pro won’t arrive until 2019, and that Apple may ditch Intel processors in 2020. We also reviewed the 2018 "budget" iPad, and caught a glimpse … Continue reading

April 2, 2018
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Apple planning to ditch Intel chips in Macs for its own custom silicon in 2020

Apple is expected to ditch Intel’s x86 architecture using its own chips in the Mac as soon as 2020, with the fruits of project "Kalamata" similar to a move that it has pulled twice before. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 13, 2017
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Apple predicted to ditch Touch ID for Face ID with 2018 iPhone lineup

Apple is going all in on Face ID, according to well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes the company will completely abandon its Touch ID capacitive fingerprint recognition system in favor of the depth-sensing technology when it introduces next year’s … Continue reading

August 19, 2017
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Case manufacturer says Apple likely to ditch Touch ID in ‘iPhone 8’

Accessory maker Nodus believes Apple will abandon Touch ID fingerprint technology when it releases "iPhone 8," information the case maker gathered from supply chain sources as it worked on designs for the forthcoming handset. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 22, 2017
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Apple could ditch Qualcomm for new Gbps Intel XMM 7650 modem in iPhone 8

Earlier today Intel announced a new XMM 7650 Baseband Processor modem today to take on Qualcomm’s X16. Unlike previous Intel modems, the new product supports CDMA in addition to LTE, as well as high speed LTE Category 16, enabling gigabit … Continue reading

April 17, 2016
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Apple expected to ditch aluminum, release glass-backed iPhone with OLED display in 2017

Apple reportedly plans to shake up the materials used for the iPhone in 2017, abandoning the aluminum casing it has used for years and returning to the glass chassis championed with the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

February 22, 2015
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Apple to require all Mac App Store submissions to ditch garbage collection, switch to ARC on May 1st

Apple has announced on its developer site that apps submitted to the Mac App Store starting on May 1st will no longer be allowed to incorporate garbage collection, which was deprecated in OS X 10.8. Instead, developers will be required to switch to … Continue reading