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HYPER iPad Pro USB-C hub makes a MacBook dongle-monster

HYPER iPad Pro USB-C hub makes a MacBook dongle-monster

The iPad Pro 2018 in both sizes uses USB-C instead of Lightning for the first time in the product's history. The accessory-makers at HYPER just revealed one of the first USB-C hub accessories that's made specifically for the iPad Pro 2018. They call it their HyperDrive for iPad Pro. This USB-C hub plugs in to the iPad Pro's singular USB-C port and expands to a wide variety of ports, all in one pocketable accessory.

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iPhone XR sales reportedly kill production boost plan

iPhone XR sales reportedly kill production boost plan

Apple has reportedly shelved plans to expand iPhone XR production, with claims that demand for the more affordable smartphone has underwhelmed. The iPhone XR hit shelves in October, undercutting the iPhone XS by $250 despite offering much the same style and abilities.

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iPad Pro review roundup: The good, the bad, the USB-C

iPad Pro review roundup: The good, the bad, the USB-C

Apple's iPad Pro is more than a tablet but not quite a computer, according to the first batch of reviews, but it's not the hardware that gives testers pause for thought. Announced last week, the tablet - complete with its magnetically-clinging Apple Pencil stylus and Smart Keyboard Folio case - aims to replace your laptop, but how feasible that is hinges on a number of factors.

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Don’t expect Apple to debut 5G iPhone in 2019

Don’t expect Apple to debut 5G iPhone in 2019

One of the next big advancements in mobile won't come from a specific device, but instead have an effect on many devices over the next few years. It's the arrival of 5G networks and the promise of faster download speeds offered by networks with more bandwidth than what we have now. It's a safe bet we'll start seeing several smartphones supporting 5G in 2019, but according to new report, Apple won't be among the first.

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Apple starts selling refurbished iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units

Apple starts selling refurbished iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units

Apple has started selling refurbished iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units, giving buyers the opportunity to get one of the models at a discounted rate. The iPhone 8 models were released last year, making them an excellent option for someone looking to make the switch or upgrade. Apple lists the refurbished units starting at $499 USD.

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iPad Pro buyer’s caution: 5 tips to consider

iPad Pro buyer’s caution: 5 tips to consider

The iPad Pro 2018 in both iterations come with a few idiosyncrasies that might not be obvious to all buyers. Today we're running down a list of 5 things you're going to want to consider before you buy. That is, assuming you've not already purchased your iPad Pro the moment they were made available right out the gate, of course.

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Samsung may not lead phone shipments for long

Samsung may not lead phone shipments for long

IDC has released its preliminary smartphone shipment figures for the third quarter of 2018, and things are looking a little rough for the industry. IDC found that shipments were down once again in the quarter, making Q3 the fourth consecutive quarter of year-over-year decline. The good news for manufacturers is that IDC doesn't expect this trend to last, as it thinks the market will begin growing again next year.

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iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus get throttling “feature” in iOS 12.1

iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus get throttling “feature” in iOS 12.1

If you thought that Apple has put its throttling scandal behind it, especially after the million euro fine it was slapped with in Italy for that. And yet here it is again, pushing that same “performance management feature” not to older iPhones but to last year’s models. This change, again unannounced and unknown to users, was silently included in the recent 12.1 update to iOS 12, putting the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus on the same footing as older iPhones.

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Apple will no longer report Mac, iPhone, and iPad unit sales

Apple will no longer report Mac, iPhone, and iPad unit sales

Apple revealed its fiscal fourth quarter earnings today, as well as a big change in the numbers it will provide going forward. Beginning with the company's December quarter, Apple will no longer report unit sales numbers for the iPhone, Mac, and iPad. The figures are "less relevant" now than ever, according to the company.

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Apple Q4 2018 hit $62.9bn in revenue with new Services record

Apple Q4 2018 hit $62.9bn in revenue with new Services record

Apple has released its fourth quarter 2018 financial results, revealing a 20-percent increase in revenue to $62.9 billion. According to the company, 61-percent of its quarterly revenue came from international sales. Apple's Services revenue increased to $10 billion during its fourth quarter, as well, a 27-percent increase over the same quarter last year.

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2019 iPhone models may pack improved Face ID system

2019 iPhone models may pack improved Face ID system

The 2019 iPhone models may feature an updated Face ID system designed to better handle invisible ambient light, according to an analyst's note. Apple is expected to launch two OLED and one LCD iPhone next year, all of them supposedly featuring this updated Face ID hardware. This joins the growing body of 2019 iPhone speculation.

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I love the MacBook but it’s getting lost

I love the MacBook but it’s getting lost

Creatives have a shiny new iPad Pro, while MacBook Air die-hards have an all-new Retina model, but where does that leave the 12-inch MacBook? Apple's thinnest, lightest laptop has been controversial from day one, its single USB-C port and low-profile keyboard forcing some not-insignificant compromises in return for its extreme portability.

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