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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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A Dell display is an iPad devs’ best friend

A Dell display is an iPad devs’ best friend

The iOS developer's best friend might not be a new iMac or even a Mac Pro, when looking to create Retina Display apps for the new iPad, but in fact hardware with the far less fashionable Dell logo. Apple's Phil Schiller joked during the new iPad keynote yesterday that the 2048 x 1536 tablet actually had more pixels than the floor to ceiling presentation screen behind him; however, that resolution presents a significant issue for iOS app developers, since none of Apple's own OS X hardware supports the new iPad's full resolution.

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Final Cut Pro X upgraded: 64 angle Multicam, Thunderbolt, more

Final Cut Pro X upgraded: 64 angle Multicam, Thunderbolt, more

Apple has pushed out a "significant" update to its Final Cut Pro X video editing app for OS X, adding multicam support for up to 64 angles, boosted chroma-keying, enhanced XML for better third-party integration, and Thunderbolt support for peripherals. Final Cut Pro X v10.0.3 - a free update for existing owners of the $299.99 software - can automatically synchronize up to 64 video clips or photos using audio waveforms, time/date or timecode, even if the formats and frame sizes/rates are different. Then, the Angle Editor allows users to quickly jump between angles in the resultant Multicam Clip, cutting as they go.

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Apple Thunderbolt iOS related patents spotted

Apple Thunderbolt iOS related patents spotted

It may well be time to get a whole lot faster with image and data transfers on your mobile devices if you're an Apple fan, folks, as several patent applications have been picked up today very possibly leading toward further involvement of the Intel Thunderbolt technology with Apple's iOS products. Though its still generally a toss-up when it comes to who owns what in the Thunderbolt-branded world, it's fairly clear that Apple's Patent Pending invention here, including high speed connector inserts and cables complete with high strength and improved heat conduction will lead to the iOS world.

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Apple patents everything from MagSafe to icons in latest grants

Apple patents everything from MagSafe to icons in latest grants

The legal team at Apple's newest round of granted patents include the 3D Camera Direction you'll currently find in Motion, their second generation MagSafe Connectors, the iMac, and the original Thunderbolt display. It really seems like Apple's list of patent applications as captured by Patently Apple never, ever stops, doesn't it? Perhaps most important to this equation is Jonathan Ive appearing on the applications to essentially all of the physical designs here, this along with a host of other creators of course. If only there were a gigantic list of which Apple items had patents and which were yet to be won!

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Apple reportedly questions future of the Mac Pro

Apple reportedly questions future of the Mac Pro

Apple is reportedly questioning the future of its line of Mac Pro full-sized desktop computers. It seems doubtful that Apple would completely axe the product line, but given the sales performance disparity between the Mac Pros and the company's more popular devices like the iPad, iMac, and the MacBook Pro, the question of whether to further invest resources in the product line has arisen.

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Intel: Fiber Optic Thunderbolt is still “way out”

Intel: Fiber Optic Thunderbolt is still “way out”

Intel has admitted that fiber optic versions of its Thunderbolt high-speed connectivity standard could still take years to arrive, leaving existing copper implementations the standard for some time to come. Intel Architecture Group general manager Dadi Perlmutter told PC World that it was a combination of pricing and current speeds being sufficient, suggesting that "at the end of the day it's all about how much speed people need versus how much they would be willing to pay."

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