The last full month of summer is now in full swing, and the vacation season will soon give way to new Apple products as the kids go back to school. Our Tuesday Morning Report has some insight on what to expect, including details on the latest OS builds, transitioning from Aperture and speculation on the future of Intel-powered Macs. It's all just a click away!
Reports that surfaced today indicate that Apple Stores are receiving shipments of updated MacBook Air models that are expected to be available for sale tomorrow, both online and in stores. However, before you go double-checking your credit limit for a potentially huge purchase, note that the reports peg this as a very minor refresh — one primarily concerned with bumping the processors up to Intel’s latest Haswell chips.
If this week was notable for anything, it was a plethora of iPhone 6 rumors, leaks, potential leaks, and concepts. To think, last week we were all talking about the iWatch. Looks like the Apple rumor mill operating system isn't in any need of an update.
Looks like the ol' "marketing gimmick" is really starting to catch on, according to a recent announcement by Intel's partner Altera at the ARM developer's conference yesterday. As MacRumors notes, Forbes reports that the Intel will start making its own 64-bit ARM chips in 2014.
Fear not, speed-hungry pro users: Those Geekbench scores for the new Mac Pro's CPU earlier this summer apparently don't tell the whole tale, with a second round of tests showing more impressive results.
Nokia executives may be playing coy when answering questions about whether or not the company will ever make a Windows tablet, but newly leaked photos reveal the Finnish smartphone maker has already abandoned one such device.
Just ahead of next week's WWDC, Intel today announced the release of its latest brand of processors, which have been known as "Haswell" in the rumors bandied about over the past few months. According to Intel, the new processors allow for a 50 percent improvement in battery life for notebooks--the largest "ever achieved by Intel"--in addition to providing a graphical experience that's twice as powerful as those offered by their predecessors. The new processors are expected to feature prominently in Apple's anticipated Mac reveals at WWDC.
Who wouldn't want to get their hands on a luscious 4K desktop monitor capable of displaying 3840 x 2160 pixels? It's coming to the U.S. later this month, but that Retina MacBook may not be a perfect companion quite yet.