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Around this time last year, there was much hoopla over Apple's first Macs with the company's home-grown Apple Silicon, dubbed the M1. Almost immediately, rumors swirled about what the follow-up, rumored to be called the M1X, would have in store. Never mind that at the time, Apple released a power-efficient champion with four high-performance cores that could tear through just about any workload, while simultaneously rewriting the book on integrated graphics performance. No, the 2020 Mac mini was old news; we just had to know what was next.  And then 2021 kicked off and it seemed nothing would change. Sure, the 24" iMac got a redesign, but it had the same M1 silicon as the smaller MacBooks... Read more...
Historically, teardowns of Apple's MacBook Pro laptops have not gone all that well, to put it nicely. Apple has not exactly been a champion of the right-to-repair movement, and more like a begrudging participant. Is the new MacBook Pro with Apple's upgraded M1 Pro and M1 Max processors any different? We'll have to wait to find out, but a quick gut-check reveals that Apple included at least one very welcome design change. Replacing the battery inside the revamped MacBook Pro lineup appears much easier this time around. This is something that is often underappreciated. Laptops in general (not just Apple's) have trended away from user-replaceable battery packs to integrated units, as overall notebook... Read more...
We can see the shiny tips of the pitchforks and the glow of torches already, so let's begin by saying this—we're fully aware people aren't lining up to buy Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops strictly to play games (if at all). Be that as it may, Apple chose to compare its revamped MacBook Pro models to PC gaming laptops when discussing its new M1 Max and M1 Pro chips, so there is definitely some interest in how it holds up. The answer is, purportedly about as well as a GeForce RTX 3060 laptop. We're strictly talking about games here. For sure, the M1 Max and M1 Pro are impressive slices of silicon, designed in-house at Apple. The larger of the two packs 57 million transistors into a large... Read more...
Did you miss Apple's livestream today? No worries, we have you covered with the highlights. If you haven't already, check out write-up on Apple's new and highly hyped M1 Max and M1 Pro silicon, which serves as a primer for its upgraded MacBook Pro laptops introduced today. The latter is the focus here, as well as Apple's AirPods 3 and Home mini speaker lineup. Outside of its new silicon, the updated MacBook Pro 16 and MacBook Pro 14 were the most interesting reveals. They're impressive from a high level overview. Or if going by Apple's verbiage, they're "reimagined" and the suitable for "anyone who wants the world's best notebook." That's a big claim, obviously. "We set out to create the world’s... Read more...
After Siri spilled the beans earlier this morning regarding an upcoming April 20th special event, Apple today confirmed the news. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event, called "Spring Loaded," will be prerecorded and posted on the Apple Event page for all to see next Wednesday. As usual, the event will start at 1 pm EST, and you can expect to hear from Apple CEO Tim Cook, Craig Federighi, and other Apple executives as they wax poetic about the next generation of "magical" products that will be available to consumers. Speaking of new products, here's a rundown of what could be announced next week. Fifth-Generation iPad Pros Might Adopt Mini-LED Display Tech The fourth-generation iPad... Read more...
Late in 2019, Apple released its [mostly] new flagship MacBook Pro laptop with a larger 16-inch display, 100 WHr battery, and most importantly a new scissor-style keyboard to replace the hated and trouble-prone butterfly keys. It's a given that the more robust scissor key mechanism will arrive on Apple's smaller MacBooks in the future, and we could be looking at signs of the first of these products today. Thanks to some sleuthing by MacRumors, the company found his Apple product identifier in the European Economic Commission (EEC) database: A2289. A2289 is simply described as a "portable personal computer brand Apple" that is running macOS 10.15. Given that the 16-inch MacBook... Read more...