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The chip the new Mac Pro may have been waiting for is out and ready!

Intel’s new 14nm Xeon E5-v4 Xeon processors are out. While not the biggest update in recent memory, the new lithography process means less power to more cores and thus higher performance. This is a great time for Apple to update the Mac Pro. Perhaps the only time.

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More Apple Mac ARM Rumors- This Time MacBook Air

Will developers like Autodesk support Apple on ARM if they move their Mac platform? These and other issues need to be discussed in the latest rumor about Apple, OS X and ARM

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Apple may move to ARM architecture for Macs

Ironically Apple helped fund and establish ARM (Advanced RISC Machines) in the UK back at the time of the Apple Newton. Now with ARM based chips dominating both smartphones and tablet markets, it looks like Apple may once again move the entire industry to a new paradigm.

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Tidbits: Apple and 3D, Kinect 3D and more

Mac CAD and 3D News – Kinect runs on Mac now, news on Apple and 3D and new Sandy Bridge tidbits.

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Luxology Talks About GPU vs CPU Rendering

Video highlights Luxology’s research into GPU rendering.

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Intel does ‘Global Launch’ of Nehalem chips

Intel goes Global to Talk Up New Nehalem Xeon 5500 Series Processors — Same Chips Shipped in Mac Exclusive a Month Ago.

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Tidbits: Strata, Intel Core i7, Pylon news

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have some brief news items on Strata, Away3D, Intel’s new i7 processors and Pylon Technical, the makers of formZ add-on software.

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Tidbit: Intel and Dreamworks team up on Super Bowl 3D

Dreamworks and Intel team up on Super Bowl 3D.

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Apple shapes future of massive parallelization with OpenCL

A Guardian article by Chris Edwards takes a good look at graphics processing units and how they are the ‘piranhas of computing’

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Future PowerCADD only to run on Intel Macs

Longtime Mac stalwart Engineered Software, makers of the respected PowerCADD, will no longer support PowerPC Macs in future versions of PowerCADD

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