Sep
12

Deals: Dell PowerEdge T30, AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X, More

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The Dell PowerEdge T30 is back at $299, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X is just $382, and the 55-inch LG B8 OLED 4K TV is only $1,047.

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Sep
12

Limited Time Deals: Dell PowerEdge T30, Instant Pot, XPS 8930 Desktop

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Dell has some Doorbuster Deals that will not last long. Also, the Instant Pot DUO60 is back at $49.99. Plus, Prime members can grab a Ring Video Doorbell Pro and Echo Dot for $169.

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Sep
12

Report: Chinese Spies Infected Apple, Amazon Using Tiny Chips


Bloomberg says People's Liberation Army operatives added tiny, nefarious microchips to server motherboards made by Super Micro and used by Apple and Amazon, among others. All three companies pushed back hard on the story.

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Sep
12

Facebook Chooses Singapore for $1B Data Center

Facebook Singapore Data Center

While it won't be ready until 2022, it will create hundreds of jobs, run on 100 percent renewable energy, and be the first data center to take advantage of a new StatePoint Liquid Cooling system that promises a 50 percent reduction in water use.

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Sep
12

Hackers Sold Remote Access to Major Airport for Only $10

Hacker Enters Information Security Hallway With Locks
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The access was being sold on a Russian-language marketplace. The affected airport system was available on the open internet and may have been secured with a weak password.

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Sep
12

Intel's First Dedicated Graphics Cards to Launch in 2020

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The high-end discrete graphics cards will reportedly target the PC gaming market and data centers, putting pressure on AMD and Nvidia. Intel hired a former AMD exec to lead the effort.

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Sep
12

Microsoft Puts a Data Center on the Sea Floor

Microsoft Project Natick subsea data center

Microsoft realizes you can use the sea as a giant heatsink and save a small fortune in cooling costs.

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Sep
12

Tired of Waiting, Apple Cancels $1B Irish Data Center

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Originally announced in February 2015, Apple is giving up on trying to build the new facility.

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Sep
12

Report: Qualcomm to Exit Server Chip Market

Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform

Intel's domination will continue as Qualcomm is set to quit after just seven months of trying.

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Sep
12

Business Choice Awards 2018: Routers and Servers

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Only a few vendors are the best for routing your internet signals and storing your files at the office. Here are PCMag readers' top picks.

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Sep
10

Highlights from Apple’s keynote event

Photos from Steve Jobs Theater

Guests arrive at Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park.
Tim Cook on stage at Apple’s September 10, 2019 event.
Deirdre O’Brien announces the reopening of Apple Fifth Avenue in New York on September 20.
Phil Schiller unveils iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, the most powerful and advanced smartphones ever.
Filmmaker Sean Baker and FiLMiC chief technical officer Christopher Cohen explain how FiLMiC Pro utilizes all the cameras of iPhone 11 Pro.
Sri Santhanam explains how the machine learning and low-power design of A13 Bionic make it the fastest chip ever in a smartphone.
TipsWorks founder Yang Yang shows off the advanced graphics and gameplay of “Pascal’s Wager,” made possible by A13 Bionic in iPhone 11.
Kaiann Drance introduces the dual-camera iPhone 11.
Stan Ng reveals Apple Watch Series 5, featuring the innovative Always-On Retina display and watchOS 6.
Dr. Sumbul Desai announces three groundbreaking Apple health research studies on hearing, women’s, heart health and movement, in partnership with leading academic and medical institutions.
Greg “Joz” Joswiak unveils the seventh-generation iPad, featuring a new 10.2-inch Retina display and iPadOS.
Tim Cook premieres the trailer for “See,” an epic world-building drama starring Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard, debuting November 1 on Apple TV+ on the Apple TV app.
Ann Thai reveals Apple Arcade’s launch on September 19, featuring over 100 new and exclusive games.
Konami brand manager Benjamin Kinney demos “Frogger in Toy Town,” a reimagining of the classic game available only on Apple Arcade.
Capcom producer Peter Fabiano introduces the Apple Arcade exclusive, “Shinsekai: Into the Depths,” an undersea platformer.
Kelsey Hansen of Annapurna Interactive shows off how music interacts with the gameplay of “Sayonara Wild Hearts” from Simogo.
Guests head to the hands-on area at Steve Jobs Theater.
Apple team members demo the new cameras on iPhone 11 Pro for guests.
Keynote guests test out the new iPhone 11 at the hands-on area.
Guests try on the new Apple Watch Series 5.
Attendees experience the new seventh-generation iPad, with Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard support.

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Sep
10

iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max: the most powerful and advanced smartphones

Featuring a Stunning Pro Display, A13 Bionic, Cutting-Edge Pro Camera System and Longest Battery Life Ever in iPhone with iPhone 11 Pro Max

Introducing iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, the most powerful and advanced smartphones ever.

Cupertino, California — Apple today announced iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone that delivers advanced performance for users who want the very best smartphone. The new Super Retina XDR display is a pro display with the brightest display ever in an iPhone. The powerful Apple-designed A13 Bionic chip provides unparalleled performance for every task while enabling an unprecedented leap in battery life to easily get through the day. A new triple-camera system provides a pro-level camera experience with an Ultra Wide, Wide and Telephoto camera, delivering huge improvements to low-light photography and offering the highest quality video in a smartphone that is great for shooting action videos.

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Sep
10

Apple introduces dual camera iPhone 11

Featuring the Fastest, Most Powerful Chip Ever in a Smartphone, Plus an All-New Dual-Camera System and Even Longer All-Day Battery Life

iPhone 11 advances the most popular smartphone in the world with meaningful innovations that touch areas customers see and use every day.

Cupertino, California — Apple today announced iPhone 11, delivering innovations that make the world’s most popular smartphone even more powerful, improving the features people use the most throughout their day.1 iPhone 11 introduces a powerful dual-camera system, offering an intuitive camera experience with the highest quality video in a smartphone and Night mode for photos. iPhone 11 is powered by the A13 Bionic chip to perform the most demanding tasks, while getting through an entire day on a single charge, and is designed to withstand the elements with improved water resistance.

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Sep
10

Apple Arcade invites you to play something extraordinary

Groundbreaking Game Subscription Service Launches on the App Store for $4.99 per Month on September 19

Apple Arcade, featuring games such as “Skate City” from Snowman, is playable from an all-new tab on the App Store across iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV.

Cupertino, California — Apple today announced that Apple Arcade will be available on the App Store on Thursday, September 19 with iOS 13, offering an all-new way to enjoy games without limits. With a subscription to Apple Arcade for $4.99 per month, users get unlimited access to the entire catalog of over 100 new, exclusive games, all playable across iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV. Apple Arcade is launching with a one-month free trial, and users will not find the games on any other mobile platform or subscription service. Apple Arcade games can all be played offline, and a single subscription includes access for up to six family members with Family Sharing. The catalog will exceed 100 games in the coming weeks as new titles are introduced, with more games to come every month. Apple Arcade will be available on September 30 on iPadOS and tvOS 13 and in October on macOS Catalina.

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Sep
10

Apple unveils Apple Watch Series 5

Featuring an Always-On Retina Display, Built-In Compass and International Emergency Calling

Apple Watch Series 5.

Cupertino, California — Apple today announced Apple Watch Series 5, debuting an Always-On Retina display that never sleeps, so it’s easy to see the time and other important information, without raising or tapping the display. New location features, from a built-in compass to current elevation, help users better navigate their day, while international emergency calling1 allows customers to call emergency services directly from Apple Watch in over 150 countries, even without iPhone nearby. Apple Watch Series 5 is available in a wider range of materials, including aluminum, stainless steel, ceramic and an all-new titanium. Combined with the power of watchOS 6, users are empowered to take charge of their health and fitness with new features like Cycle Tracking, the Noise app and Activity Trends.

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Sep
10

Apple announces three groundbreaking health studies

Apple’s support of the medical research community began with the introduction of ResearchKit and CareKit, which expanded the pace and scale at which healthcare could be studied and provided. Apple used ResearchKit to create the Apple Heart Study, which was the largest study of its kind and illustrated the impact virtual, large-scale studies can have on medical research by examining atrial fibrillation to provide validation for the irregular rhythm notification feature on Apple Watch.

“Women make up half of the world’s population, yet even today there has been limited investment in studying their unique health needs,” said Michelle A. Williams, a reproductive epidemiologist and dean of the faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School. “This study, unprecedented in scope, will greatly advance our understanding of the biological and social determinants of women’s health, and lead to better health outcomes.”

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Sep
10

Apple introduces new version of the most popular iPad starting at $329

Featuring a 10.2-Inch Retina Display, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard Support, and iPadOS for Powerful Multitasking and Creative Capabilities

The new seventh-generation iPad packs even more value into the most popular, most affordable iPad model.

Cupertino, California — Apple today introduced the new seventh-generation iPad, bringing more screen area and support for the full-sized Smart Keyboard1 to its most popular and most affordable iPad. Starting at just $329, the upgraded iPad features a stunning 10.2-inch Retina display and the latest innovations including Apple Pencil2 support, the fast A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors, unmatched portability and connectivity, ease of use and great all-day battery life.3 The new iPad is available to order starting today and in stores starting Monday, September 30.

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Sep
10

Apple TV+ launches November 1, featuring originals from the world’s greatest storytellers

Available on the Apple TV App Worldwide, Apple TV+ Will Be $4.99 per Month

Apple TV+ will be available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions on November 1.

Cupertino, California — Apple today announced Apple TV+, the first all-original video subscription service and home for today’s most imaginative storytellers, will launch November 1 in over 100 countries and regions. Apple TV+ will offer a powerful and inspiring lineup of original shows, movies and documentaries, including “The Morning Show,” “Dickinson,” “See,” “For All Mankind” and “The Elephant Queen.” The service will be available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac and other platforms, including online at tv.apple.com, for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. Starting today, customers who purchase any iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch or Mac can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free. Through Family Sharing, up to six family members can share one Apple TV+ subscription.

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Sep
06

A message about iOS security

Last week, Google published a blog about vulnerabilities that Apple fixed for iOS users in February. We’ve heard from customers who were concerned by some of the claims, and we want to make sure all of our customers have the facts.

First, the sophisticated attack was narrowly focused, not a broad-based exploit of iPhones “en masse” as described. The attack affected fewer than a dozen websites that focus on content related to the Uighur community. Regardless of the scale of the attack, we take the safety and security of all users extremely seriously.

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Sep
04

Apple’s largest store in Japan opens Saturday in Tokyo

Apple Marunouchi opens Saturday near the Imperial Palace and across from the historic Tokyo Station.

In the heart of the Marunouchi business district, Apple will open its newest and largest store in Japan across from the historic Tokyo Station this Saturday, September 7. Apple Marunouchi is Apple’s third store to open in Japan since last April as part of a multi-year retail investment and expansion in the country. Customers in Japan now have more space to discover Apple products, participate in a Today at Apple session or seek advice from a Genius.

“The opening of Apple Marunouchi marks a significant moment in Apple’s long relationship with Japan,” said Deirdre O’Brien, Apple’s senior vice president of Retail + People. “Marunouchi has amazing energy and our teams can’t wait to welcome customers to our largest store in Japan for the first time on Saturday.”

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