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    You know it's serious because Apple's Craig Federighi flipped a goat on stage at WWDC when he announced it.
    Metal. If the name sounds hardcore, it's because it's a hardcore improvement to the way games will be able to perform on iOS 8. Metal represents a much more no-nonsense approach to getting the most out of the Apple A7's gaming performance, assuring users of the iPhone 5S, iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display that their devices will continue to be top-notch game systems come this fall.

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    06-27-2014 10:00 AM
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    With direct compute power from the GPU apps like VLC will benefit greatly in video playback, or an app like this:
    https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/auto...mUvbUpU2283891


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    06-27-2014 11:45 AM
  3. acerace113's Avatar
    I hope this also means that the home screen animations now run/render from the GPU instead of the CPU.


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    06-27-2014 12:10 PM

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