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February 1, 2019
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Review: Thunderbolt 3 Akitio Node Lite & Intel Optane 905P SSD delivers sustained blistering speed

There isn’t much in the way of storage that can touch the maximum speed that Thunderbolt 3 can deliver and keep pushing the data at that speed, but the Akitio Node Lite with Intel Optane SSD and Thunderbolt 3 comes … Continue reading

January 20, 2019
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Review: The Satechi 75W Dual USB-C Travel Charger is a step towards the future

Whether you want it to or not, USB-C will take over as the port of choice for consumers, but the lack of chargers that sport more than one USB-C port stands in the way. The Satechi Dual USB-C Travel Charger … Continue reading

January 19, 2019
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Review: Blackmagic eGPU Pro – more powerful and capable, but who is it for? [Video]

After several delays, the Blackmagic eGPU Pro is now available for purchase at Apple’s online and retail store locations. The Pro version of Blackmagic’s external graphics chassis is an upgraded version of 2018’s initial release. The original Blackmagic eGPU was … Continue reading

January 2, 2019
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Bent iPad Pros, an exploded iPhone XS Max, and Apple Music spreads to Alexa — Apple’s December 2018 in review

Looking back at the last month of 2018, Apple revealed how its technology was literally saving lives. However, it also had to contend with lawsuits and a new PR misstep with its iPad Pro. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 1, 2019
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Comments Off on Alleged iCloud spy chips, plus a new iPad Pro, Mac mini & MacBook Air — Apple’s October 2018 in review

Alleged iCloud spy chips, plus a new iPad Pro, Mac mini & MacBook Air — Apple’s October 2018 in review

October 2018 saw Apple host an iPad Pro, Mac mini, and MacBook Air refresh event — but Bloomberg dropped an iffy China iCloud spy chip bombshell. Plus, Kanye West elected himself as an unofficial Apple spokesman. All this and more, … Continue reading

December 30, 2018
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Samsung knocks Apple’s notch, record iPhone earnings, Huawei on the rise – Apple’s July 2018 in review

It’s only on reflection that you find July contained a lot of news about Siri but we didn’t need long-term testing to come to some conclusions about Microsoft’s Apple-killing new Surface — or to back away from taking photos on … Continue reading

December 8, 2018
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Review: The MacBook Pro with Vega 20 ups the ante of performance and price

The i9 MacBook Pro is a feat of engineering and design that Apple has carried forward for the last three models, but choices made at the inception of the line are echoing forward to today, cutting back a very little … Continue reading

December 3, 2018
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Review: Harman Kardon’s Google-powered Citation 100 sounds great in an unremarkable way

The Citation 100 is a high-quality smartspeaker, and possibly an easy choice for people already bought into Harman Kardon, but otherwise there’s not much reason to choose it over speakers from the likes of Apple, Google, or Sonos. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

November 27, 2018
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Review: 34-inch LG 5K2K UltraWide Thunderbolt 3 Display – was it worth the wait? [Video]

With near perfect timing in relation to Apple’s big MacBook Air and Mac mini refresh, the LG UltraWide 34WK95U display landed in the office last week. Should you consider this highly anticipated end-of-year hardware release? Watch our LG 5K UltraWide review for … Continue reading

November 17, 2018
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Review: 2018 MacBook Air with Retina display – mainstream Mac [Video]

Apple recently ushered in its long-awaited refreshes to two product lines that haven’t received a lot of love lately: the 2018 MacBook Air and the 2018 Mac mini (review). Both machines have been updated with new processors, Apple’s T2 chip, … Continue reading

November 11, 2018
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Review: 2018 Mac mini – Apple’s most versatile Mac [Video]

The Mac mini is back, regaining its rightful place as the most versatile Mac in Apple’s entire computer lineup. The long-rumored update, which was announced during the midway portion of last week’s iPad Pro event, is exciting for a number … Continue reading

October 22, 2018
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Review: Ultimate Ears’ Boom 3 is a solid Bluetooth speaker with a few minor advantages

The latest incarnation of Ultimate Ears’ core Boom speaker is a solid option for iPhone, Mac, or iPad owners who want to wirelessly stream their music with a few small perks over some of its rivals. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 19, 2018
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Review: If you’re bored waiting for AirPower, here are two multi-device wireless chargers

More than a year after Apple first announced its AirPower wireless charger, there’s still absolutely no sign of it. We’re all still using third-party wireless chargers with our iPhones. There’s been a mix of encouraging and discouraging news of late. … Continue reading

September 30, 2018
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Comments Off on Logic Pros Review: Cypher2 has stellar sound design tools & 500+ MPE presets

Logic Pros Review: Cypher2 has stellar sound design tools & 500+ MPE presets

FXpansion recently released the new Cypher2 software instrument for all major DAWs. It comes packed with hundreds of new 5D touch sounds and sound design capabilities, so we couldn’t wait to give it a run for Logic Pros. The fully-featured … Continue reading