AnandTech | Apple’s Cyclone Microarchitecture Detailed

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

AppleInsider | Rumor: Apple investigating USB 3.0 for Macs ahead of Intel

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:

AppleInsider | Apple seen merging iOS, Mac OS X with custom A6 chip in 2012

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:

AppleInsider | Insider Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: Auto Save, File Versions and Time Machine

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

iPod classic stock dwindling at Apple

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 though the Apple Store online seems to still be showing supplies of the gray colored option. Which all leads to the question what gives?