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Apple and the origins of USB-C

Apple and the origins of USB-C

The new MacBook sheds MagSafe connectors, ThunderBolt ports, and traditional USB, for a single, all-new, USB-C type plug that can provide power, data, video, and more. While it may have seemed like it came out of nowhere, it really came out of the continued drive to make computers simpler and saner...
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Comic: The Spring Forward event, in pixels

Ed: Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in-between. Today: A recap of Monday's Spring Forward event — in pixels. Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com. */ /*-->*/
Sid Meier's Starships

Sid Meier's Starships now speeding into space on the iPad and Mac for $15

Sid Meier's Starships, the space-based strategy game from developer Firaxis and publisher 2K Games, is now available for the iPad and Mac for $14.99. A companion to the recently released PC-Mac game Civilization: Beyond Earth, Sid Meier's Starships gives the player the power to create and...

An Apple engineer speaks on the design process that led to the new MacBook

With all the furor about the new MacBook, it's nice see Apple loosening up a bit and letting their engineers speak freely about the super-thin laptop. It might not be the MacBook for you, or maybe you're just waiting for an updated MacBook Pro, or maybe it's exactly what you want. Regardless of...
The new MacBook is for a lot of people, even if it's not for you

The new MacBook is for a lot of people, even if it's not for you

"I think I might put the new MacBook on my Xmas list" — my mom during Apple's Spring forward event. My mom has used computers before, from the Apple II to the Amiga to the Performa to the iMac. But she's never wanted one before. Since she started using the iPad in 2011, she's barely even looked...
Forget Force Touch trackpads — I want a pressure-sensitive iPad Pro

Forget Force Touch trackpads — I want a pressure-sensitive iPad Pro

The new MacBook's trackpad is incredible. Now, imagine that technology in an iPad. I got to spend just twenty minutes with the new MacBook trackpad on Monday, but it was enough to leave me feeling wowed, impressed, and a little bit disoriented. Apple's long-in-the-making Force Touch trackpad...
Frakes, Morris, Ochs, Snell, Viticci on Apple Watch and new MacBook

Frakes, Morris, Ochs, Snell, Viticci on Apple Watch and new MacBook

What do some of the smartest minds in tech think of Apple's latest announcements? As soon as Apple's Spring Forward event was over, and the demo area calmed down, I had the chance to talk to a few members of the media in attendance. They graciously shared their thoughts on the Apple Watch,...
The New MacBook: What it is and what it is not

The New MacBook: What it is and what it is not

Monday's Apple reveal of the new MacBook has some people shaking their heads no. Even if it's not right for you, Apple's gonna sell millions. Here's why. First of all, if you haven't already read it, check out Ren and Rene's first look at the new MacBook: Hands on with Apple's unbelievably-thin...
Hands on with Apple's unbelievably-thin, battery-packed MacBook

Hands on with Apple's unbelievably-thin, battery-packed MacBook

The Mac is back and thinner than ever. We got some hands-on time with Apple's new battery-packed, taptically-enhanced, Retina-quality laptop after Monday's Spring Forward event, and boy, is it pretty. Here's what Rene and I thought about Apple's newest Mac — where it's going, what it's doing...
LaCie Porsche Design Mobile Drive

LaCie introduces Porsche Design Mobile Drive with USB-C for new MacBook owners

Owners of Apple's upcoming versions of the MacBook, with its USB-C port, will be able to expand its storage space with the newly announced Porsche Design Mobile Drive from LaCie. USB-C ports offer a way for compatible devices to quickly connect thanks to the fact that it doesn't matter which end...
DiscStorm is bringing retro-styled arena combat to the Mac in summer 2015

DiscStorm is bringing retro-styled arena combat to the Mac in summer 2015

DiscStorm is a new arena combat game coming to Mac in 2015. Featuring an 8-bit art style, a chiptune soundtrack, and fast-paced combat, in DiscStorm you'll fight your opponents in challenging solo and multiplayer matches. Combat in DiscStorm centers around hurling discs at your opponents....
Bajarin, Dediu, Thompson on Apple Watch and new MacBook

Bajarin, Dediu, Thompson on Apple Watch and new MacBook

What do some of the smartest minds in tech think of Apple's latest announcements? As soon as Apple's Spring Forward event was over, and the demo area calmed down, I had the chance to talk to a few of the industry analysts in attendance. They graciously shared their thoughts on the Apple...
MacBook Air 11-inch vs. 13-inch: Which ultralight laptop should you get?

MacBook Air 11-inch vs. 13-inch: Which ultralight laptop should you get?

Mac buyers guide: How to choose between the tiny but powerful 11-inch MacBook Air or the bigger 13-inch model We've already compared MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros, and you've decided that the svelte MacBook Air is right for you. Now you have to decide which MacBook Air is right for you - the...
MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: Which MacBook model should you get?

MacBook vs. MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro: Which laptop should you get?

Mac Buyers Guide: How to choose the best new MacBook - the stunning new MacBook, the thin, lightweight MacBook Air, or the robust and powerful MacBook Pro. You've decided that it's time to replace your aging Mac with one of Apple's new laptops. Do you wait for the new MacBook, get a MacBook Air...
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Apple's new MacBook gets lots of love in new promo and design videos

Apple's first two official videos of the new 12-inch MacBook are now available to watch on YouTube. Both were shown earlier today as part of the company's Spring Forward event. One of the two videos is basically a beauty pass on notebook, showing off how thin (13.1 mm) and light (just two pounds)...
USB-C-Adapters

Apple reveals a number of upcoming USB-C adapters for its new MacBook

In the wake of today's "Spring Forward" press event, Apple has updated its accessory store page with listing for a number of different USB-C adapters for its upcoming MacBook. The page shows both a USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter and a USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter, priced at $79 each.The VGA...
MacBook Pro

MacBook Air and MacBook Pro updated, available today

During today's Spring Forward press event, Apple announced new hardware updates for its existing MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines, available today. The new versions of the MacBook Air now have ThunderBolt 2 ports, along with the fifth generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors inside....
Apple introduces the new super-thin 12-inch Retina MacBook

Apple introduces the new super-thin 12-inch Retina MacBook

Apple has launched an all-new MacBook today at the Spring forward event. After months of speculation, Apple took the wraps off their all-new, all-redesigned Retina MacBook. In a device that harkens back to Steve Jobs' unveiling of the original MacBook Air, it blends bleeding edge technology...
What else do you want to see at Apple's Spring Forward event?

What else do you want to see at Apple's Spring Forward event?

If the Apple Watch shares the keynote stage on March 9, what could it share that stage with? The 2007 iPhone keynote also hosted the re-introduction of Apple TV (née iTV). The 2012 iPad 3 event also hosted the introduction of the Apple TV 3 (1080p). Last year's iPhones 6 event shared the stage...
you think youre so tough and cylindrical

Comic: The much-maligned Mac Pro

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy. Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com. */ /*-->*/

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