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Apple + Valve = OS X Gaming Push

Apple + Valve = OS X Gaming Push

This weekend we're hearing basically every single tech, gaming, and Apple-heavy site flip out over the idea that Tim Cook's visit to Valve means an Apple gaming console is in the mix - I disagree. Several simple factors mean that Apple's next-generation television push isn't going to be a full-fledged television, and several simple factors count Valve out of the physical gaming system game as well. Instead, I contend that Apple will be releasing their next-generation MacBook Pro line with emphasis on graphics and computing power, with Valve's library of OS X-compatible games there to back up their claims.

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iPhone 5 A5X chip tipped in testing plus new iPod touch

iPhone 5 A5X chip tipped in testing plus new iPod touch

Apple is reportedly testing a variant of the new iPad's A5X chipset designed for the next-gen iPhone 5, insiders suggest, along with a new iPod touch tipped to see major hardware changes. The revised smartphone processor, so 9 to 5 Mac's sources claim, is being internally trialled at Apple using existing iPhone 4S chassis, though the iPhone 5 itself is expected to mark a departure from the current design. It's paired with 1GB of RAM, just as with the third-gen iPad.

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Who’s buying the Apple TV?

Who’s buying the Apple TV?

Apple has already fessed up to the new iPad selling well, but sales stats for the refreshed Apple TV have been less forthcoming. The company added 1080p support to the set-top box, together with refreshing the interface, while a new Apple A5X chipset now allows for Full HD AirPlay streaming from the new iPad. Yet there's still no indication whether Apple's "one more thing" was a success or otherwise.

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Apple granted Interactive Stand Patent

Apple granted Interactive Stand Patent

If you’ve walked into an Apple Store recently, you’re probably familiar some of their retail stands. While you can pick up and freely interact with products like the iPhone and iPad, usually next them you’ll find an iPad encased in slanted perspex that will give you more information. New information shows Apple applied for patents for those retail stands, which have now been granted in China.

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Apple: Hot iPad is “well within our thermal specifications”

Apple: Hot iPad is “well within our thermal specifications”

Apple has officially commented on concerns that the new iPad gets overly hot in use, telling buyers of the tablet that it operates "well within" the company's thermal specifications and not to worry. Complaints about the hot-running third-gen slate began shortly after it went on sale last Friday, with some users claiming the lower back corners of the iPad were uncomfortable to the touch. Still, Apple maintains that there's no issue.

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LG launches new Xnote A540 3D and IPS notebooks

LG launches new Xnote A540 3D and IPS notebooks

LG has announced two new additions to its Xnote A540 notebook lineup with the A540-T/D that features a 3D-capable screen and the A540-P that packs an AH-IPS display. These two follow the A540-H model introduced back at CES that offers a glasses-free 3D display that uses eye-tracking technology to properly display 3D videos and images. The A540-T/D, however, requires passive 3D glasses.

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Apple’s new Apple TV goes through teardown

Apple’s new Apple TV goes through teardown

A lot of focus has been placed on Apple's new iPad, but of course there was another new device revealed this month. The new Apple TV is perhaps even more interesting since Apple's push to enter the living room market hasn't been as successul as its tablet endeavors. So what did it bring to the table this time around? All the juicy details have been revealed.

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Apple pumps $304m into Texas for chip research and more

Apple pumps $304m into Texas for chip research and more

Apple have committed to investing $304 million in the state of Texas, hoping to expand its customer service operations and create more than 3,600 jobs. The investment will help Apple create a new campus there, and more than doubles Apple’s workforce in Texas over the next decade. Not coincidentally, Texas is also where one of Apple's most important components is believed to come from: the A5/A5X chipsets at the heart of recent iOS devices.

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Apple’s profit margin down on new iPad

Apple’s profit margin down on new iPad

You know Apple are running a business, right? You don’t manage to shovel $100 billion into the bank without having good products and a healthy profit margin. Preliminary figures of the new iPad's component cost breakdown are hitting the interwebs today, with Apple reportedly taking a hit on their margin compared to the iPad 2.

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