Western Digital G-DRIVE USB-C bring 10TB storage to MacBooks
The new MacBooks, especially the new MacBook Pros, are probably the most controversial MacBooks yet. The smaller models ditched all but one USB-C port while the Pros ditched all ports in favor of all Thunderbolt 3’s. That said, the decision had one positive side effect on the computing industry as a whole. More and more accessory and peripheral makers are … Continue reading...
LaptopMag says Apple no longer the top brand
Purchasing Apple devices has always been as much about lifestyle choices as it is a technical one. Even when there might be better alternatives available, consumers still flock to Apple partly because of the strength of its brand. That holding power, however, might be fading in the laptop market. At least if LaptopMag is to be believed. According to its … Continue reading...
MacBook Air 13-inch gets a big price cut, is now $799 new
If you dream of owning a MacBook Air, now is as good a time as any to pick one up. While used and refurbished models are still the cheapest options, nothing beats buying new, and that makes Best Buy’s recent price cut a great incentive. The retailer recently slashed the 13-inch MacBook Air’s price down to $799 USD, and that’s … Continue reading...
Apple may breathe new life into its much-missed MagSafe connector
Miss Apple's MagSafe connector? Its absence from the latest MacBook Pro disappointed many, but a new patent filed by the Cupertino-based company suggests it could reintroduce it in a slightly different form. The post Apple may breathe new life into its much-missed MagSafe connector appeared first on Digital Trends.
Dell’s XPS 15 vs Apple’s MacBook Pro 15, which premium laptop is the best on the market?
The Dell XPS 15 and the Apple Macbook Pro 15 are impeccable, so to find out which premium laptop is the best on the market today, we're going to have to dig deep and get very, very picky. The post Dell’s XPS 15 vs Apple’s MacBook Pro 15, which premium laptop is the best on the market? appeared first on Digital Trends....
Microsoft ‘Mac to Surface Assistant’ makes it easy to abandon Apple
Microsoft has quietly announced a new tool that makes it easy to abandon Mac in favor of its own Surface products. Aptly called ‘Mac to Surface Assistant,’ this tool allows macOS users to quickly back up folders of their own choosing to a USB flash drive or hard drive, which can then be used to transfer the content to a … Continue reading...
Save big with these 12 limited-time Apple MacBook Air and iPad Pro Deals
Best Buy currently has 12 Apple deals on some of the manufacturer's top products, including the latest edition of the MacBook Air and various iPad Pros -- both the 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch models. The post Save big with these 12 limited-time Apple MacBook Air and iPad Pro Deals appeared first on Digital Trends....
Why buy a new Mac, when you can buy refurbished?
Because refurbished Apple products cannot be sold at their full retail price, they're typically sold at a discount. How much money you save depends on the product and what went wrong, but they're often a great deal. The post Why buy a new Mac, when you can buy refurbished? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Thicker or thinner: 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 vs. 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro
Apple and HP both recently redesigned their most popular machines, but how do they compare in terms of power and functionality? Here, we breakdown the biggest differences between the two devices, from their configurations to their price points. The post Thicker or thinner: 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 vs. 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro appeared first on Digital Trends....
Apple is building a custom ARM chip to handle low power tasks on future MacBooks: Report
Apple is looking to enhance its Mac lineup by adding another CPU into the mix. This CPU is likely to be an ARM-based design that will reside alongside an Intel CPU. Apple’s MacBooks have featured Intel CPUs for many years now, and one can see why. Intel offers a combination of relatively low power consumption and high CPU performance that’s hard to match by rival AMD. However, an Intel CPU is no match for an ARM CPU when it comes to power consumption. ARM CPUs are used in mobile devi...
Apple working on MacBooks with ARM chips for low-power mode
No, Apple isn’t working on ARM-powered MacBooks that will take on Chromebooks and 2-in-1 convertibles in the lower market segments. The report coming from Bloomberg, instead, highlights the addition of an ARM processor working alongside an Intel one. This ARM chip, however, will only kick in when the MacBook goes into low-power mode, thereby prolonging the laptop’s battery life. And … Continue reading...
LG’s 5K MacBook Pro monitor is reportely having issues with WiFi routers
 When you shell out around $1,000 for a monitor, it ought to ship with a minimal set of expectations. Like, say, being able to use the thing within arm’s reach of a router. LG’s UltraFine 5K Display, which was designed in tandem with Apple for the release of the new MacBook Pros, is reportedly experiencing some pretty big issues on that front. 9to5Mac confirmed with an LG support… Read More ...
MacBook Pro Touch Bar is barred from NC bar exams
Yes, it is a pun disaster in the making. When Apple designed the hi-tech Touch Bar for its higher end MacBook Pros, it probably didn’t imagine the insane things people would do with them. Like playing a round of first-person shooter Doom on it. It probably also never imagined it would be used as a tool for cheating. And yet … Continue reading...
Touchy subject: Apple’s 12-inch MacBooks may have a problem with sticking keys
Apple might make some very light and thin laptops, but the keyboard keys for the 12-inch MacBooks have had an ongoing problem for the better part of two years. Sticking keys keep affecting models again and again, despite replacements. The post Touchy subject: Apple’s 12-inch MacBooks may have a problem with sticking keys appeared first on Digital Trends....
Crunch Report | Sprint Takes 33% Stake in Tidal
Sprint takes a 33% stake in Tidal, The SEC is investigating Yahoo, a study from Cambridge on vaccinating fake news, Apple fixes more MacBook Pro bugs and a big Snapchat redesign hits iOS. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes
 Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today’s update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the 15-inch model. Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. There are many screenshots and videos… Read More ...
Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes
 Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today’s update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the 15-inch model. Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. There are many screenshots and videos… Read More ...
Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes
 Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today’s update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the 15-inch model. Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. There are many screenshots and videos… Read More ...
Apple MacBook Pro to be updated with new Intel Kaby Lake processors and more RAM this year
If you were one of the few who didn’t appreciate the performance capabilities of the recently announced MacBooks, then hold on. According to popular analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities in Taiwan, Apple will be bringing new upgrades to the MacBook lineup this year. Since the new Intel Kaby Lake processors are official, this year could see Apple updating the MacBooks with the new chipset along with an option for 32GB of RAM on the 15-inch model. A new 12-inch...
2017 MacBook Pro might finally have 32 GB of RAM
MacBook Pro owners might have something to really look forward to this year if Ming-Chi Kuo is on the mark. The renowned analyst from KGI is predicting that this year’s generation of MacBook Pros will finally break through the 16 GB RAM limit. While 32 GB on a “professional” computer might seem normal these days, that has actually become a … Continue reading...