first_img Top Stories The Arizona Cardinals trimmed their preseason roster from 90 players down to 75 Friday, and three Arizona collegiate products were among those who didn’t make the cut.Arizona State safety Eddie Elder joins University of Arizona wide receiver Gino Crump and linebacker Paul Vassallo as the local casualties.Elder, who went undrafted in April, made five tackles during the Cardinals’ four preseason games. Crump, who had 65 receptions for 610 yards and two touchdowns last year for the Wildcats, signed with the Cardinals on May 30 after being let go by the Buffalo Bills when rookie minicamp ended in April. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away 0 Comments   Share   D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’center_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Despite opening some eyes during training camp and OTA’s, Crump was unable to replicate similar success on the field during games this preseason.Vassallo had 70 tackles in 2011 for the Wildcats and signed with the Cardinals on April 28. Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocationlast_img read more

first_img HealthFormer GE CEO Jeff Immelt: To Combat Costs, CEOs Should Run Health Care Like a BusinessHealthFor Edie Falco, an ‘Attitude of Gratitude’ After Surviving Breast CancerLeadershipGhosn Back, Tesla Drop, Boeing Report: CEO Daily for April 4, 2019AutosElon Musk’s Plan to Boost Tesla Sales Is Dealt a SetbackMPWJoe Biden, Netflix Pregnancy Lawsuit, Lesley McSpadden: Broadsheet April 4 by Qingdao Haier Apple’s New Mac Pro Caters To Creatives And ProfessionalsApple announced its all new Mac Pro with features that cater to professional creatives.ShareVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:48Loaded: 9.15%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time –:- Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedEnglishAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PauseMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:15Loaded: 0%0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:15 Playback Rate1xFullscreenApple will update its MacBook laptops with new screen sizes this fall, according to a new report. I’m hoping the update will include a few other improvements that would make the laptops even better. First, the news: Taiwanese news site Economic Daily News said on Wednesday that Apple would unveil a 16-inch MacBook Pro, the first ever in the MacBook lineup of that size. For years, the company sold a 17-inch MacBook Pro before it discontinued the model in 2012 in favor of 13- and 15-inch models.Additionally, Apple, which hasn’t discussed its plans, will introduce an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro and a new MacBook Air, according to the article. In my view, a bigger screen size and minor improvements to the specs won’t be enough. Many users have criticized MacBooks for their aging designs, underwhelming computing power compared to Windows alternatives, and defects, like a troubled keyboard that makes typing difficult. Fixing those will require more substantial improvements. Below, I outline five of the most critical ones. Offer a True Design RefreshApple MacBook Pros have had the same basic aluminum design for years. Yes, it has more recently jazzed things up with new colors and slimmer designs, but it’s not enough.In this year’s new MacBook Pros, it would be nice to see Apple use other materials, like the ceramic that it’s used in Apple Watch. New materials would create better-looking devices and, in the case of ceramic, a more refined look and feel.It would also be nice to see move the MacBook Pro ahead with a hybrid-like design that would allow users to rotate the screen, like many popular Windows-based notebooks. Hybrids are the most popular Windows notebook category because consumers like being able to use them in different ways while doing everything from watching a movie to creating documents. The move would also pave the way for a touchscreen-equipped MacBook Pro, a feature consumers have wanted for years and something that could make it easier for developers to port their apps from the iPad or iPhone to the Mac.The time has come for Apple to rethink its MacBook Pro design.Get Touch Bar RightApple’s Touch Bar, which the company unveiled in the 2016 MacBook Pro, is a touchscreen above the device’s keyboard that gives users easier access to a variety of features in Mac software. But over the last few years, few app developers have used it.Apple must fix the Touch Bar in its 2019 MacBook Pros. But it can only do that if the Touch Bar is bigger, gives users more ways to chose what items to display and how, and attracts more app developers. If Apple can’t get that right, it’s time to remove the Touch Bar.Fix the Keyboard ProblemApple’s Butterfly keyboard, which uses a wing-like design to register key strokes, is a mess. For years, users have complained about sticking and malfunctioning keys. Even Apple has acknowledged the problem, apologized, and offered free fixes.In its 2019 MacBooks, Apple needs to ditch the Butterfly design and move to a technology that works far more effectively. TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said earlier this month that Apple could replace the Butterfly with an alternative called Scissor Switch. It’s the same technology Apple used before it unveiled the Butterfly, using a scissor-like motion to register key presses.Here’s hoping Apple goes back in time this fall.Bring on Face IDApple’s Face ID has been available in iPhones since the iPhone X’s release in 2017. The feature replaced Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint scanner for a more reliable—and faster—facial scanner in Face ID. But so far, Apple has only included Touch ID in Macs. Apple’s 2019 MacBooks need Face ID.Adding Face ID to the MacBooks would help Apple keep pace with Windows PC makers that use Microsoft’s Hello facial scanner for verifying identities. And if Apple’s argument that Face ID is more secure than Touch ID and harder for hackers to fool, it would make sense for the company to add it to its laptops.Add Apple Pencil SupportApple Pencil has been a popular iPad accessory that lets users digitally write on the screen, annotate documents, and draw. But it’s only available on iPads.Apple should expand Apple Pencil’s compatibility to this year’s upcoming Macs and let users use the stylus to write on the MacBook’s screen. It’s a common feature in Windows-based machines, and it should be on MacBooks.More must-read stories from Fortune:—How the government should spend Facebook’s $5 billion fine—Cloud gaming is big tech’s new street fight—Should companies bolster their cybersecurity by “hacking back”?—FaceApp’s Russia link is the latest alarm in an ongoing digital red scare—Equifax may owe you some money. Here’s how to get itCatch up with Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily digest on the business of tech.You May Like The Future of Smart Homes Sponsored Contentlast_img read more