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...
Consumer Reports recommends MacBook Pro after Safari fix and battery life retest
After a bit of back and forth between Apple and Consumer Reports, the product review company agreed to retest the MacBook Pro's battery. After finding a much-improved battery life, the device received a stamp of approval. The post Consumer Reports recommends MacBook Pro after Safari fix and battery life retest appeared first on Digital Trends....
Consumer Reports recommends new MacBook Pro after retesting
Following its retesting efforts, Consumer Reports has revised its previous decision not to recommend the new MacBook Pro, changing its decision to recommended. As we previously reported, Apple worked with Consumer Reports directly following the publication of its results, something that ultimately led to a software fix. Once that was available, Consumer Reports retested the units and found the results … Continue reading...
Consumer Reports agrees to re-test MacBook Pro battery life
After a bit of back-and-forth between Apple and Consumer Reports, the product review company has agreed to re-test the MacBook Pro's battery. The post Consumer Reports agrees to re-test MacBook Pro battery life appeared first on Digital Trends.
Apple fixes battery life bug that cost the MacBook Pro a ‘recommended’ tag from Consumer Reports
The latest MacBook Pro from Apple has received a great deal of criticism for its lack of USB-A ports, smaller battery and limited RAM. Topping this criticism was a damning report from Consumer Reports, which cited inconsistent battery life as the reason for not giving the new MacBook Pro its ‘recommended’ tag. In the course of its testing, Consumer Reports (CR) noted that the MacBook Pro’s battery life varied between under 5 hours to over 19 hours. This inconsistency failed to ...