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Apple iMac Pro discontinued, but you still have a chance to buy one

Apple iMac Pro discontinued, but you still have a chance to buy one

The iMac Pro launched back in 2017 has been discontinued, though you still have a chance to grab one of the base configuration units from the Apple Store. The change comes days after rumors that Apple will soon introduce new iMacs featuring its own silicon, underscoring the likelihood that Apple will phase out the iMac Pro line in favor of a tighter iMac lineup.

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Best 5G phones to buy in first half of 2021 – Beyond iPhone 12

Best 5G phones to buy in first half of 2021 – Beyond iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 series comprising iPhone 12 Pro Max – finest 5G phone yet – is an outright choice for Apple fanboys. The 5G coverage is excellent and paired to the 5nm A14 Bionic chipset, these make a perfect combo of power and performance. The possibility of owning an iPhone 12 is bleak if you don’t fancy the Apple ecosystem and have an inclined preference for Android. What are the best handsets that you can gun for considering there are so many 5G phones cropping up with each passing day?

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Eve Systems announces three HomeKit over Thread products

Eve Systems announces three HomeKit over Thread products

Eve Systems has announced that it is continuing to support HomeKit over Thread by rolling out three new products in the United States. One of the products is the Thread version of its popular Eve Energy smart switch. The company is also launching a smart weather station called Eve Weather and is announcing a Thread-enabled firmware for the second-generation Eve Aqua.

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iOS 14.5 beta sees the return of an AirTags feature to prevent stalking

iOS 14.5 beta sees the return of an AirTags feature to prevent stalking

A lot of people are prone to misplacing items within their home or office. Apple has been working on a product expected to launch sometime in the future for a while known as AirTags to track important items. AirTags were expected to launch in 2020, but that launch never happened, and privacy features meant to go with them were later pulled from iOS. This feature has returned in the iOS 14.5 beta.

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Siri won’t set your music default in iOS 14.5 – it’s more complicated than that

Siri won’t set your music default in iOS 14.5 – it’s more complicated than that

Apple is not allowing iPhone users to set their music service of choice, despite suggestions of that from the iOS 14.5 beta, dashing hopes that Spotify, TIDAL, and others might be given equal footing with Apple Music. It wasn't long after the iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 betas were released in February before people started noticing that Siri was expressing more interest in their music service preferences.

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iPad mini Pro rumors start raising hopes and eyebrows

iPad mini Pro rumors start raising hopes and eyebrows

The iPad mini has remained relatively unchanged in almost half a decade, at least aside from spec upgrades and the admittedly surprising addition of Apple Pencil support. That, however, may finally change this year, as some tipsters and analysts, like the famed Ming-chi Kuo, believe that the iPad mini will look slightly different for the first time in a long while. Now a new rumor has sprung up and, while sketchy, it does seem to be generating some interest over an iPad mini Pro later this year.

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Apple’s new transfer service moves iCloud images to Google Photos

Apple’s new transfer service moves iCloud images to Google Photos

Apple is making it easier for iCloud users to transfer their images and videos to Google Photos. The ability is made possible using a newly launched Apple service for iCloud users, one similar to the transfer option Facebook offers for shuttling content to a Google account. Images transferred to Google Photos will remain available in the user's iCloud account.

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Apple reportedly drops two iMac models: This is why

Apple reportedly drops two iMac models: This is why

It looks like it may be the end of the road for some models of the 21.5-inch 4K iMac. New reports today are claiming that Apple has ended production on 21.5-inch models that include 512GB and 1TB SSDs, so if you had one of those on your shopping list, you may have missed your chance to get one. Indeed, neither storage option is available through Apple's website at the moment, further fueling speculation that they've been discontinued.

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iPhone 13 leaks pour in: 120Hz display, bigger battery

iPhone 13 leaks pour in: 120Hz display, bigger battery

This week a big collection of leaks surrounding the iPhone 13 arrived with good news. It was from sources like Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo that we're to understand the key differences and large amounts of similarities to the iPhone 12 smartphone lineup. The note from Kuo this week suggests that, for the most part, the iPhone 13 will be "the same as the iPhone 12 series."

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Rumor suggests iPhone 13 will have up to 1TB of storage

Rumor suggests iPhone 13 will have up to 1TB of storage

One of the greatest things about modern smartphones is that they can take very high-resolution video and photos. One of the downsides of taking high-resolution images and videos is that the content consumes significant storage space. The problem for iPhone users is that Apple has never embraced storage expansion via memory cards.

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Mac mini DTKs have to be returned by March 31, credit now $500

Mac mini DTKs have to be returned by March 31, credit now $500

Apple giveth and Apple taketh away. While there's really no contesting Apple's right to take back the Developer Transition Kits or DTKs it sold to developers last year, developers were a bit taken aback by what Apple was giving them in return. Apple did finally reconsider but it seems that its higher offer for returning the historic DTK wasn't going to be applied equally in all countries where the kits were distributed.

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iPhone 13 Internet Recovery supports portless design rumors

iPhone 13 Internet Recovery supports portless design rumors

Although Apple has embraced USB-C in Macs and iPads, it still clings to its proprietary Lightning technology on the iPhone. If the never-ending rumors finally come to pass, Apple's smartphone might skip USB-C altogether. Year after year have seen talk about an iPhone without any port whatsoever but, according to one Apple news site, Apple is laying the foundations for addressing the most critical problem that a portless design would have.

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