Apple M1 hardware support merged into Linux 5.13

Enlarge / We’re still a long way away from a smooth, quick boot with a fancy Asahi logo centered on the screen and (presumably) a soothing startup noise. Asahi Linux—founded by Hector “marcan” Martin—has merged initial support for Apple M1 hardware into the Linux system-on-chip (SOC) tree, where it will hopefully make it into the Linux 5.13 kernel (which we […]

Apple M1 Macs get The Witcher card game Gwent – CNET

CD Projekt Red If you’ve taken the plunge with an M1-equipped Mac, you can live like you’re in The Witcher. Gwent, the card game from CD Projekt Red’s fantasy series, is available for free on devices with Apple’s custom-built processors. The free-to-play card game, which is a spinoff from The Witcher 3, originally launched on PC in 2018. Everything Apple […]

Get a refurbished Apple iMac 21.5-inch Core i5 desktop for $450, over $100 cheaper than anywhere else – CNET

Apple We love the iMac‘s all-in-one design, solid performance and attention to detail as much as the next website, but you’ll spend $1,100 minimum just to get out the door with a bare-bones off-the-shelf iMac. Thankfully, you can do a lot better with a refurbished model. You might not save a ton at Apple’s own Certified Refurbished store, but there […]

The Apple Watch Series 6 is down to its lowest price yet today

Ars Technica Today’s Dealmaster is headlined by the biggest discount we’ve tracked for the Apple Watch Series 6, as the “Product (Red)” 40 mm version of Apple’s latest high-end smartwatch is currently down to $320 at Amazon. You should see the full discount at checkout. This deal is $79 off Apple’s MSRP and about $30 off the typical street price […]

Apple says Epic's Fortnite lawsuit is a marketing stunt to revive 'flagging interest' in the game – CNET

Apple and Epic have been dueling in a California court since August. Angela Lang/CNET Fortnite is one of the most popular games ever made and soon will be one of the most litigated. Apple on Thursday submitted its description of its souring relations with Fortnite developer Epic Games to the US District Court in California, where the two companies will square […]

tvOS code hints at a new Apple TV 4K with 120 Hz playback

Enlarge / The Apple TV 4K and remote. Samuel Axon It has been well over three years since Apple updated the Apple TV 4K, and online speculation about a follow-up hits a fever pitch every time Apple has a product unveiling event planned. So far, a new device hasn’t materialized, but code in the tvOS 14.5 beta may hint not […]