So for now, Cyclone’s performance is really used to exploit race to sleep and get the device into a low power state as quickly as possible. via AnandTech | Apple’s Cyclone Microarchitecture Detailed. Race to sleep, is the new, new thing for mobile cpus. Power conservation at a given clock speed is all done through… Continue reading AnandTech | Apple’s Cyclone Microarchitecture Detailed
Let’s hope USB 3.0 makes it to market this year on the Mac as Fall and Christmas sales of desktops and laptops are likely to benefit most from getting the new connector. No doubt anyone buying a new machine won’t see the immediate benefit but those long suffering video editors might. Read On:
Apple is planning it’s own mapping app for the iOS based devices, and is filing some interesting patents that might help differentiate the Apple Maps from Google Maps. What would be the value-add? Why Augmented Reality of course. Read On:
In the bad old days of 1996 when Apple’s marketshare hit rock bottom, everyone fled to Windows 95 en masse. Disparaging the Mac OS every single one of the ‘professional’ technical press predicted the end of Apple. Oh, how wrong they were and the Mac loyal fan-base crowed and shouted with joy that Apple has now achieved a terrific comeback. But, whither the loyal fan-base from days gone by from the Dark Ages pre-Steve, 1996? They will all become part of the iOS collective, they too will be assimilated. Read On:
If a desktop computer suddenly became as intuitive and easy to use as a mobile smart phone, what would you think? Would it be an insult? Would it be wonderfully fun and easy for you to adapt? Would you immediately seek out that newer computer and purchase it to get the new features? Start checking out the previews of Mac OS X 10.7
A few news outlets have also speculated on the meaning of Samsung’s announcement of their newest, largest capacity 1.8 inch HDD. Now some enterprising tech news hounds have discovered that the supply off the iPod Classic is ‘constrained’ through bigger outlets like Amazon.com though the Apple Store online seems to still be showing supplies of the gray colored option. Which all leads to the question what gives?