MacOS Big Sur on new M1 chip will run apps faster and smoother

Apple This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters. At a virtual event on Tuesday, Apple unveiled new Macs that run on its new M1 chip for Macs, which will bring major improvements to app performance on its new operating system, MacOS Big Sur.  With MacOS Big […]

Apple’s higher-end Macs are sticking with Intel chips for now

If you buy an iMac, it’ll still be powered by an Intel chip. Dan Ackerman/CNET This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters. With its “One More Thing” Mac event Tuesday, Apple moved its MacBook Air,...

Dish shuts down Slingbox, to brick all devices by 2022

Slingbox no more. Sarah Tew/CNET Dish Network announced on Monday it’s immediately discontinuing Sling Media’s Slingbox devices and will shut down its servers in two years, effectively bricking owners’ devices. “Until then, most Slingbox models...