It’s not an exact science by any means. But there are often subtle hints that Apple is ready to ship a new Mac. John has some tips.
iFixit finished tearing down the mid-2018 13-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro and along with the redesigned keyboard they found a higher capacity battery, a T2 chip, and no chance for user upgrades.
John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at the changes in Apple’s new Touch Bar MacBook Pro keyboard, plus they discuss a MacBook Pro review from a scientific perspective.
One of the features Apple is pushing for its new Touch Bar MacBook Pro is a quieter keyboard. Less clackity-clack will no doubt make a lot of people happy, but is it really quieter? TechCrunch did their own informal test with a previous generation keyboard and the new model. They recorded the results, and there is a difference between the two, but it may not be as dramatic as some were hoping for. Still, it’s quieter, and that’s something.
Apple’s new Touch Bar MacBook Pro, released last week, has a new keyboard that appears to be redesigned to fix the failure issue plaguing the 2016 and 2017 models.
The new 2018 MacBook Pro has us all talking. But here’s the best review of them all that John has seen. From a NASA engineer.
Apple’s just released 2018 Touch Bar MacBook Pro is the first with a True Tone display, and that extends to a couple external displays, too.
Apple announced new MacBook Pros, and Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about what they like (processors and RAM) and what they don’t like (pricing on storage). They also dig into FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s efforts to reach for a new low.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their first reactions to Apple’s just announced Touch Bar MacBook Pro refresh.
If you’re in the market for Apple’s 2015 MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 2 and MagSafe 2 you better act fast because it’s been discontinued.
Along with new Touch Bar MacBook Pro models, Apple unveiled a new Blackmagic eGPU that’s available only through its own stores.
The just announced new MacBook Pro models are getting a little bling because Apple also released new leather sleeves for its 13-inch and 15-inch laptops.
Apple released updated 13-inch and 15-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro models with up to 32 GB RAM, a redesigned keyboard, new processors, and more.
How does he do it? Ming-Chi Kuo (TF International Securities) has posted a virtual Christmas list of Apple’s next products. John comments on the list.
Apple said that affected devices may have “one or more keys or the whole keyboard” replaced for free, and those who have already paid for such service may be eligible for a refund.
Ten One Designs introduced its Stella replacement power cord for MacBook and MacBook Pro chargers on Tuesday. The cord is wrapped in braided fabric, and the plug-end lights up when it’s near a power outlet. It also has a built-in clip so you can wrap the cord around your charger brick. The cable is white and you can choose between aqua and blue for the plug head. The design makes it easy to see outlets in the dark and lets you know if they have power, too. Stella is priced at US$34.95 and it ships in July.
The Macverse is bursting at the seams waiting for new Macs. A Mac specific event seems called for. Here’s what John would like to see.
If you have a 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys and the SSD or logic board fails, Apple has a bigger repair in store for you.
There’s always a fuss when Apple doesn’t take the opportunity to announce new hardware at WWDC. How should we react this time? Especially regarding the Mac.
Even though Apple announced that iOS apps will soon be ported to the Mac, Apple exec Craig Federighi doesn’t think that a touchscreen Mac makes sense, stating that the explosion of touchscreens in the Windows world may end up as a failed experiment.