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New USB 3.2 Spec Will Double Data Rates Using Current Cables

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group today announced the upcoming release of a USB 3.2 specification, which is “an incremental update that defines multi-lane operation for new USB 3.2 hosts and devices.”  According to a statement, new USB 3.2 hosts and devices can now be designed as multi-lane solutions, allowing for up to two lanes of…
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Adobe to Kill Off Flash at End of 2020, According...

Formerly a mainstay among plugins, Flash’s days are officially numbered according to Adobe. The company announced that it would fully end support for the technology by the end of 2020. A spokesperson said in a statement that Adobe “will...

Ten Years Later – A Look Back at the History...

Ten Years ago today – June 29, 2007 – the device that would change the world was released. About six months after Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the stage at Macworld in San Francisco to announce the first iPhone, it...

Larry O’Connor Talks Apple, Mac Upgrades & More with Mac...

Recently, MacSales.com founder Larry O’Connor joined John Martellaro of The Mac Observer for an interview on the Background Mode podcast. Check out the podcast for a 40-minute conversation that touches on topics such as the upgradability of Macs, the post-Jobs...

Unboxing & Looking Inside the 2017...
Continuing the Rocket Yard’s unboxing and teardown of the new Macs that Apple announced at WWDC 2017, we take a close look at the 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro. More Unboxings/Teardowns...

A First Look Into Apple’s iOS...
The day that the first developer beta of a new operating system version is available is a bit like Christmas; we get to open up a package and see...

iMac Pro Memory Not User Upgradable,...
At the WWDC keynote on Monday, Apple announced updates to its iMac lineup as well as a refreshed MacBook line. But the biggest news was the introduction of the...