IC design houses still under price pressure

IC design houses expect their business to hit bottom in the first quarter but the outlook for the rest of the year remains uncertain despite seeing price pressure ease slightly, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagMar 21st, 2023

Apple officially drops M2 13-inch MacBook Air price

Alongside the 15-inch MacBook, Apple has announced a price drop for the . more… The post Apple officially drops M2 13-inch MacBook Air price appeared first on 9to5Mac......»»

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Apple announces new Mac Pro powered by M2 Ultra: PCI expansion, $6999 starting price

Apple today announced the new Mac Pro with Apple Silicon, powered by the brand new M2 Ultra chip. The chassis design of the machine appears to be the same as the 2019 Intel Mac Pro. The Mac Pro features eight Thunderbolt ports and six PCI slots for.....»»

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iOS 17 Messages adds emoji tapbacks, stickers, audio message transcription, more

Apple announced a bunch of new features for iMessage in iOS 17. This includes emoji tapbacks and a new emoji stickers interface. The little-used iMessage apps have also been hidden away behind a sub-menu, for a cleaner and simpler overall design. Ot.....»»

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Fully-specced Apple silicon Mac Pro more affordable than last version that maxed out at over $50,000

Does the Vision Pro price seem a little steep? It’s just a fraction of a maxed-out Apple silicon Mac Pro – which itself is a fraction of the highest-end 2019 Mac Pro price. There’s a reason for that, however. more… The post Fully-specced Ap.....»»

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Here are the winners of the 2023 Apple Design Awards

Every year, Apple nominates multiple apps available in the App Store to compete for the Apple Design Awards at WWDC. Following the keynote this morning, the company has now announced the winners of the 2023 Apple Design Awards, “celebrating 12 bes.....»»

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Tim Cook talks Vision Pro price, isolation, ChatGPT, and more in ABC News interview [Video]

Apple lifted the veil on its highly anticipated Vision Pro mixed reality headset on Monday, and CEO Tim Cook discussed what the company calls spatial computing with ABC News. In the interview with Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts, Cook d.....»»

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Apple Vision Pro looks insanely impressive – but my Vision Air 2 guess still feels right

Apple’s Reality Vision Pro was in some ways one of the company’s worst-kept secrets. We’ve known for years that Apple was working on AR/VR devices, and our renders were close enough to give us a decent preview of the design. But Apple still kn.....»»

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15-inch MacBook Air vs 13-inch Air: What’s the same, what’s changed?

Apple has launched the largest-ever version of its MacBook Air with a 15-inch display. While naturally keeping the super slim design the Air is known for, the new laptop offers a fast and big MacBook at an affordable price. Here are all the details.....»»

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Here’s what it’s like typing with Vision Pro and visionOS

Following the announcement of Vision Pro at WWDC yesterday, Apple is providing more details about the headset itself and the visionOS software platform in developer sessions. In a session on Tuesday, called “Design for spatial input,” Apple show.....»»

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Tested: Satechi’s Pro Slim Hub is fit for 15-inch M2 MacBook Air with 7-port USB 4 design

At the beginning of the year, Satechi launched its new Pro Hub Slim, a more compact version of its USB-C expansions for Mac. A slimmed-down version of the original models, the new Satechi Pro Slim Hub arrives with much of the , matching Apple finish.....»»

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Apple Design Awards winners revealed at WWDC 2023

As part of WWDC 2023, Apple has selected and announced the twelve winning apps and games across six categories for the Apple Design Awards.Apple Design AwardsEach WWDC, the best apps and games on the App Store compete for top honors from Apple. The w.....»»

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Samsung wants you to reserve the Odyssey OLED G9 — without knowing the price

Samsung has just opened reservations for the Odyssey OLED G9, but it's a bit of a gamble -- no one knows how much it's going to cost......»»

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How India"s "slum-free" redevelopment fails residents by ignoring their design insights and needs

I'm in Ahmedabad, India, standing where families once built their homes under the shade of large trees. Today, those houses are a flattened dust bowl at the edge of a construction site. Apartment buildings are replacing the low-rise, high-density set.....»»

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Student? This deal gets you Hulu for $2, and it’s well worth it

Hulu is offering its services at a crazy low price if you're a verified student in the U.S. Here's what you need to do to sign up......»»

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China"s Changan suppliers push back against forced payment cuts

The suppliers said Changan, which also has partnerships with Ford Motor Co. and Mazda Motor, told them in March that a recent wave of price cuts by its rivals had hit sales of some of its models in the world's largest auto market......»»

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Sonos Beam soundbar just got an unprecedented price cut

The Sonos Beam is a great soundbar in the under $500 category, and it's even cheaper now thanks to this Best Buy deal......»»

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Apple unveils new Mac Studio and brings Apple silicon to Mac Pro

Apple has introduced the new Mac Studio and Mac Pro with Mac Studio featuring the M2 Max and the new M2 Ultra, delivering a boost in performance and enhanced connectivity in its compact design......»»

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Memory contract and spot prices to improve in 3Q22, says Apacer president

Taiwan-based memory module maker Apacer expects the memory spot price to rise and the contract price to stabilize in the third quarter of 2023, while memory demand is expected to recover quarter by quarter in the second half, but is unlikely to enjoy.....»»

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Apple introduces the 15‑inch MacBook Air

Apple has introduced the 15-inch MacBook Air, featuring an expansive 15.3-inch Liquid Retina display, the M2 processor, up to 18 hours of battery life, and a silent, fanless design......»»

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AI may not stimulate consumer electronics replacement demand until 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) may not trigger replacement demand for consumer electronics until at least 2024, according to sources at IC design houses......»»

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