Apple 

Apple’s Logic Pro X update shows just how powerful the new Mac Pro is

Apple has released an updated version of Logic Pro X, its professional music production software. The software is now souped up to show off the capabilities of the new Mac Pro, with improved responsiveness and a huge increase in the amount of tracks it can support in a project file. This is a significant upgrade for Logic — it’s gone from support for 255 stereo audio tracks, 255 software instrument tracks and 255 aux channels to 1,000 for each, and now also supports 1,000 external MIDI tracks. Other DAWs already have…

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Apple 

Apple’s iPad, iMac, and AirPod launches weren’t just a surprise, they were a smart strategy shift

I expected “one more thing” yesterday, and I was bummed when I didn’t get it. Sure, I was disappointed, but my anticipation for another hardware refresh only proved that Apple’s experiment with dribbling out modest product releases is working. On each of the first three days of this work week, Apple dropped updated versions of existing products with little of its typical fanfare or event theatrics. It began with the iPad mini and iPad Air on Monday and then progressed to the iMac on Tuesday and the AirPods on Wednesday. Nobody would call these earthshaking updates.…

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Mobile 

Deal: brand new T-Mobile iPhone 8 for $499.99, 8 Plus just $599.99 at Costco

A few days ago Apple started selling refurbished iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units, starting at $499 and $599, respectively. That’s a good deal, but what if you want a brand new device instead? Well, you’re in luck if you’re a Costco member and don’t mind having T-Mobile as your carrier. The retailer is offering the iPhone 8 for $499.99 and the iPhone 8 Plus for $599.99, and again, these are new and never used. The offer is valid until November 15, but you will need to activate them…

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