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Apple iMac gets serious spec boost for 2017

This years's upgrades will add increased memory, faster processors, boosted storage, and some next gen graphics to make the machines even more effective. The 5k 27-inch iMac starts at $1,799. Aaaaand... that's it. Don't expect a retina display, don't expect more storage or RAM. Although the spec bumps and slashed prices were welcome, it was the unexpected iMac Pro that really stole the show.


Apple's HomePod is coming. What to know about smart speakers

Apple's HomePod is coming. What to know about smart speakers

At the risk of stating the obvious, that's because this is a product that's not finished yet . It's clear Apple has Sonos, probably moreso than Amazon or Google , in its crosshairs. General queries about news, sports, weather, and other general information should be there. Just past year , Apple caught grief for talking about differential privacy and the ability to do machine learning on an iPhone because the general thinking then was that you could only do that kind of work by ...



Apple refreshes MacBook lineup with Kaby Lake

The new iPad also has wide color gamut, ultralow reflectivity, 600 nits brightness, and HDR video support. The I/O upgrade involves two USB-C connectors that support Thunderbolt 3. Now that Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote is behind us, we can finally take a step back and recap everything Apple announced today.



"The new 10.5" iPad Pro arrives in T-Mobile stores next week

It's no surprise that the new Pros are faster, as Apple tends to up the speed of its gadgets with every incarnation, but the new versions are definitely faster. Apps can be viewed side by side without having to close or toggle between them. Siri is getting smarter, too. It will initially support translation of English words and phrases to Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish, but more languages are expected to be added to the list in future.


Boxed in: Trump felt no choice but to keep Sessions

Boxed in: Trump felt no choice but to keep Sessions

In this April 18, 2017 file photo Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares to speak before a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) Executive Committee to discuss implementation of the President\'s Executive Order 13773, at the Department of Justice in Washington.


Russia Investigators Demand Comey Tapes, If They Exist

Russia Investigators Demand Comey Tapes, If They Exist

While Trump's staunchest supporters have tried to paint Comey's testimony as vindication for the president, few Republicans who don't work for Trump stepped in to defend the president's version of his contacts with Comey. Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said, "100 percent". "I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance, '" Trump said. "I will tell you about it over a very short period of time ".