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The new 13-inch MacBook Pro, which features Apple’s M2 chip, has finally arrived in stores and also in the hands of customers. While M2 brings performance improvements compared to M1, it seems that this is not the case when it comes to storage speed. Tests done with the new M2 MacBook Pro reveal that its entry-level model has a slower SSD than the M1 model.

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The new MacBook Air has been unveiled with an all-new design, M2 chip, and a range of other impressive upgrades. That means it’s the ideal time to trade in your old MacBook ahead of the new MacBook Air July release to get the most value from your machine. Here’s a look at the best MacBook trade-in values including a 10% cash bonus from our official trade-in partner Decluttr with code “9TO5MAC“.

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A new HomePod is coming, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. In his latest edition of the Power On newsletter, the journalist says Apple is readying a new smart speaker for next year, which will look and sound similar to the original version discontinued a year ago.

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Mark Gurman is back with more information about the upcoming Apple Watch Series 8 and second-generation Apple Watch SE. In his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg‘s journalist talks about what to expect from these Watches coming later this year.

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In his latest edition of the Power On newsletter, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman talks about the new M2 Macs he expects Apple to unveil during the cycle of this new processor. With that in mind, the journalist talks about the variations of the M2 chip Apple will likely unveil in the next few months: Pro, Ultra, Max, and Extreme.

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Apple’s two-year transition to its own silicon is finally over, except for one product: the Mac Pro. Another one that isn’t part of the Mac silicon transition but users are eager to know where it’s heading next is the Pro Display XDR.

Both of these products were introduced by Apple during the WWDC19 and were aimed at the most demanding customers. Here’s a roundup of Apple’s plans for the next Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR.

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Podcasting is back. You might be wondering: Did it ever leave? Yes, it did. A true podcast is based on an open protocol (RSS) that any player can use to subscribe to any show. The creator of the standard, Adam Curry (The Podfather) is back with Podcasting 2.0, which returns podcasts to their open nature built on protocols with new tricks and features (Value4Value, etc.) to take the industry to the next level while returning to its open nature. Read on to learn about Podcasting 2.0, Podcast Index, Satoshi streaming, and the future of RSS-based audio.

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Apple is expected to announce a new generation of the iPad Pro around September and November of 2022. As it’s been months since rumors about this tablet started, there are some features that are very likely to be available with this new generation of iPad Pro. Read on as we round up four of them that we expect to see on the 2022 iPad Pro.

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Facebook Watch is a dedicated app for watching Facebook videos and livestreams on TVs. However, Apple TV users will no longer have access to the platform as Facebook seems to have discontinued the Facebook Watch app for tvOS.

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iPhone not charging? Here are 6 ways to fix it

iPhone not charging or charging slowly? Whether you’re having issues with a particular charging cable, multiple cables/chargers, or intermittent trouble, read on for 6 solutions to fix an iPhone that won’t power up normally. We’ll also look at what to do if your iPhone stops charging at 80%.

June 25

Sold at Apple Stores, the HidrateSpark PRO STEEL is a smart water bottle designed to remind you to drink more water. On the bottom of the bottle, there is a sensor puck that tracks your water intake and uses Bluetooth to sync your information with the HidrateSpark app.

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Gentler Streak wants to bring compassion to your fitness goals. But how does it plan to do that? The Apple Watch app is readying a new unique feature called Go Gentler, which will recommend daily actions based on your workout history. 9to5Mac interviewed Gentler Streak founder Katarina Lotrič about the app’s future, and how watchOS 9 could impact and help users in a gentler future.

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A report by The Wall Street Journal shows that four Democratic lawmakers want the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Apple and Google due to collecting and selling their users’ personal information.

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Apple is set to release AirPods Pro 2 in 2022. This new generation is rumored to bring a new design, innovative Lossless support, as well as fitness sensors for the first time. Head below as we round up the latest rumors about this product.

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With the first batch of M2 Macs being released, it could be just a matter of time until Apple unveils a new M2 iMac. After the most critical redesign for the line in years with the M1 iMac in 2021, it’s time to wonder what its successor will look like – and a concept imagines just that.

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WWDC has come and gone once again, and it’s going to be a fun summer monitoring the betas to see how everything with the latest versions of iOS, macOS, and tvOS progress. As I was pondering the newest ways to improve Apple device management, I concluded that Apple’s MDM APIs for vendors to build on top of is a key part of why Apple devices in the enterprise continue to provide a great user experience.

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iPad not charging? Here are 6 ways to fix it

iPad not charging or charging slowly? Whether you’re having issues with a particular charging cable, multiple cables/chargers, or intermittent trouble, follow along for 6 solutions to fix an iPad that won’t juice up normally.

June 24

Apple’s growth in the enterprise over the last two decades has been an impressive turnaround when you consider how entrenched Microsoft was in desktop computing for the early part of the 2000s. Did enterprise IT managers love Windows XP, Windows 7, etc.? 

They loved the seamless management a complete solution of Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office, and Windows brought to their work-life.

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Mindfulness app ‘Moonly’ updated with its own healing music radio station

The mindfulness app “Moonly” for iPhone was updated on Friday with a great new feature for its users. Starting today, the app now has its own radio station of healing songs that can be accessed at any time to help you relax, sleep, and more.

Concept: An iOS 16-inspired Android lockscreen for Pixel with Material You and depth

Android 12’s double-line clock is one of Google’s most notable expressions of Material You. Following iOS 16’s big emphasis, one concept design imagines how the Android and Pixel lockscreen could evolve with the addition of depth. 

Apple plans to bargain with Maryland retail store after union vote

Apple intends to bargain with the newly formed labor union at its Maryland retail store, according to Reuters.

Benjamin and Zac discuss all the features and changes in iOS 16 beta 2, as well as a grab bag of other iOS 16 stuff including a brand new video player. Plus, Apple announced a major sports deal with Major League Soccer.

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Apple has been interested in acquiring rights to stream NFL games for years. Recent deals with Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer show its appetite for streaming sports, and this year, the NFL’s Sunday Ticket package has been seeking a buyer. Now CNBC has a detailed report of the current status of the NFL’s most wanted streaming package.

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Apple has released a company statement in response to today’s decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade, which paves the way for states to make abortion illegal.

Apple said it supports employee’s rights to make their own choices about their reproductive health. It reiterated that its company health benefits include paying for out-of-state travel for procedures, if care is unavailable in their own state.

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