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In addition to Apple’s announcement of the iPad Air (holy cow, that thing is slim), the company talked up the innovative, cylinder-shaped Mac Pro that we heard about during Apple’s WWDC back in June. The Mac Pro’s premier feature is its “unified thermal core”, which is a shorthand way of describing its overall design with all of the components facing inward and the heat dissipation working vertically, all aided by a single bottom-mounted intake fan. Running on up to a 12-core Intel Xeon processor (with 3.9GHz Turbo), the Mac Pro boasts dual AMD FirePro GPUs (up to... Read more...
Apple is getting even more serious about gaming. While games on iOS devices have been part and parcel of Apple’s mobile strategy since day one, the company is taking the next step forward--it’s actively facilitating the development of game controllers for iOS games by third-party companies. AppleInsider snagged some slides from a WWDC presentation that outlined some possible form factor options and also named Logitech and Moga as hardware partners. There are two styles--a form-fitting controller wherein the iOS device rests inside the unit and a standalone gamepad. Both ostensibly would... Read more...