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WWDC 2013 roundup: iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, new Macs, & more! [VID]

Apple announced a ton of great things at this year’s WWDC keynote address. Our favorite fruit company started off strong by debuting updated MacBook Air models that boast 40% faster graphics and a crazy boost in battery life (9 hours for the 11-inch model and 12 hours for the 13-inch model). The ultra portable laptops are powered by Intel’s 4th-gen…

Apple Store is down: Readying for new Macs?

As expected before a major Apple announcement, the online store is having some downtime. In almost every case of this happening, Apple is preparing to launch a new or updated product. This time around, it’s rumored that we’ll see a new range of MacBooks and Macs. It’s unlikely we’ll see any major design changes, but speculation suggests we could see a…

Former Apple executive hired to lead “smart devices” team at Intel

When you think “Intel”, you most likely do not think “mobile.” Intel and mobile devices have rarely come together. In a bid to try and get into the ever growing mobile market, however, Intel has hired former Apple VP Mike Bell to head up what is called a “smart devices” team. According to AllThingsD, the team will look at “emerging technologies” to create…

Intel said “no” to powering first iPhone

Many have wondered over the last six generations why Intel isn’t the chipmaker behind the iPhone’s processor. Up until now there was no solid reason, but today, the CEO of Intel stepped down and let us in on a little secret. The company told Apple “no.” While it is hard to believe now, Intel turned down Steve Jobs and Apple when asked to power the…

Rumor: 10% of Apple A7 chips to be produced by Intel

We’ve been reading reports of Intel jumping onboard the Apple custom chip manufacturing bandwagon with increasing regularity in recent times. A report from last week suggested that Intel is ramping up its business and preparing for an order from Apple. The idea being – more than likely – that Cupertino wants to reduce its reliance on Samsung and opt for…

TiP Daily: March 7, 2013 [VID]

TiP Daily March 7, 2013: A new rumors suggests Intel could be in the running to provide processors for future iOS devices, Apple Maps beat Google in latest real-world comparison, and more! – Apple Maps bests competition: http://tinyurl.com/cuzvwqz – Apple streaming service troubles: http://tinyurl.com/crdkvww – Intel…

Intel powered iPads and iPhones on the horizon?

The latest report suggests that Apple is seeking to build another branch to its relationship with processor giant, Intel. If a recent report by Reuters is anything to go by, Apple and Intel have at the very least discussed the option of introducing its chips in to the iDevice range. Intel said last week it will open up its prized manufacturing…

Are Apple and Intel working on an iWatch?

If you were someone that had the iPod nano (6th generation) then you know how many watch-like accessories were made for it. Some were slightly disappointed, as they thought that maybe Apple would take the queues and make an official iWatch when instead the design was completely redone. According to a new rumor, those seeking an Apple made watch may not…

Rumor: Will the next iPad have Intel inside?

A relationship between Apple and Intel has been whispered about for some time now, but so far nothing concrete has ever come to light. However, according to one analyst, that may be about to change. Doug Freedman, an analyst over at RBC, claims that Apple big wigs may be open to using Intel’s X86 processors in new Apple gadgets like the next iPad if Intel…