personalcomputing

‘Pokémon Sword’ and ‘Shield’ offer an excellent but familiar adventure

Engadget RSS Feed It would be unfair to suggest that the Pokémon games have stagnated. The last generation, which began with 2016’s Sun and Moon, genuinely mixed things up, discarding the gyms and formulaic storytelling for an island-hopping adventure with an actual plot. It’s strange, then, that much of the hype around the upcoming Sword […]

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Apple replaces the 15-inch MacBook Pro with a redesigned 16-inch model

Engadget RSS Feed The rumors are true: Apple has made a 16-inch MacBook Pro. To answer some of your likeliest questions: Yes, it’s fast; no, it’s not as big or as heavy as you think; no, there’s still no SD card reader and yes, there’s a new keyboard (hooray!). And, yes, I like it. Quite […]

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Apple now says the Mac Pro will arrive in December

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple After unveiling the new, 100-percent more cheese-grater-inspired Mac Pro back in June, the company promised it would ship this fall. Apple just narrowed that timeline a bit more: A spokesperson tells Engadget that the machine will arrive in December. As our most pedantic commenters would point out, that means […]

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The Morning After: More 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links MacBook Pro keyboard Engadget Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We’re bracing for a big update from Apple and digging into a ‘maclunkey‘ first day for Disney+ streaming. Minecraft Earth is available for you to play, and Goldman Sachs is looking into how credit scores are being interpreted for Apple […]

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Intel unveils its first chips built for AI in the cloud

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Intel Intel is no stranger to AI-oriented chips, but now it’s turning its attention to those chips that might be thousands of miles away. The tech firm has introduced two new Nervana Neural Network Processors, the NNP-T1000 (below) and NNP-I1000 (above), that are Intel’s first ASICs designed explicitly for AI […]

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Apple may reveal its 16-inch MacBook Pro tomorrow

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Engadget Don’t worry, that fabled 16-inch MacBook Pro hasn’t vanished… in fact, it might be right around the corner. Bloomberg sources hear that Apple may introduce the revamped laptop “as soon as” November 13th (that’s tomorrow, if you’re reading soon enough). The apparent leak doesn’t share more about the design. […]

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Twitch makes it easier for first-time streamers to get started

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Twitch Twitch wants to make streamer easier for newbies. Launching today, the Twitch Studio is a new streaming app designed to help gamers go live for the first time with minimal fuss or to up their game if they’re still new to the scene. Features include a guided setup, where […]

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The Morning After: Disney+ is here, and it brought 4K ‘Star Wars’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Disney+ Disney Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we have a fresh holiday gift guide for you to flip through, plus all the information you might need about Disney+ now it’s actually available. In other news, there’s a new rumor or two about Apple’s augmented reality plans, plus […]

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Chrome web apps will soon tout desktop-like speed

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jon Fingas/Engadget If web apps are going to truly replace native apps, they’ll need the near-instantaneous responsiveness of desktop apps. That appears to be on the horizon, thankfully. Google is unveiling Chrome tools that will help web apps run as quickly as their native counterparts, not to mention make them […]

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Surface Laptop 3 review (15-inch): Bigger, but not always better 

Engadget RSS Feed The 15″ Surface Laptop 3 is a bit of a chameleon. It looks a lot like 13″ Surface Laptop that we know and love, but under the hood it’s another story entirely. Microsoft worked together with AMD to create a custom Ryzen chip with Radeon RX Vega graphics. For the first time, […]

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