This is the latest 12-inch MacBook model on sale at Amazon for US$1298. And new, not refurbished. Here are the specs. “Apple MNYL2LL/A 12″ MacBook, Retina, 1.3 GHz Intel Core i5 Dual Core Processor, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, MacOS, Gold.” Only 9 left in stock, but more are said to be coming. MSRP is $1549.
Bryan Chaffin is joined by guest-host John Kheit, who has a bee in his bonnet about Apple’s upgrade pricing for RAM and storage on the new Mac mini and MacBook Air models. They also discuss whether or not Apple actually has a “deep pipeline,” as well features they’d like to see come to iOS in the future.
Amazon has some early Black Friday deals going on, and one of them is a refurbished 12-inch MacBook with a 512GB SSD for only US$999.
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the future of the MacBook, and who (doesn’t) love Safari’s Do Not Track.
The MacBook, introduced in 2015, appeared to leapfrog the venerable MacBook Air. It sported a Retina display and USB-C. Now, it may be a dying breed.
A new, low-cost, non-Retina MacBook of some kind has been envisioned and dreamed about by the community. Whatever Apple’s plans are, the new 2018 MacBook Air isn’t it. And that’s okay.
Apple posted the MacBook Air introductory video to YouTube. This is the video narrated by Laura Metz, Senior Product Manager, shown during Apple’s “There’s More in the Making” media event on Tuesday. Jeff Gamet wrote up the details on the MacBook Air itself. MacBook Air starts at US$1,199, is available for preorder now, and ships on November 7th.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about which new Macs Apple may have in store for its October 30th media event, plus they share their thoughts on the possibility of a refresh for the iPad mini.
New additions to the Eurasian Economic Competition database hint that Apple has new Macs coming at its October 30th media event.
The company is widely expected to announce new iPad models at the event, and some hope there will be new Macs, too.
Apple is dropping the Lighting port in favor of USB-C on the new iPad Pro, according to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
What would it take for Apple to ditch the Lightning port on iPhones? Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet explore the possibilities, and Bryan ends up convincing himself to buy Apple’s not-shipping-yet AirPower charging pad. They also ask themselves what it would take for them to want Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs, new iPad Pros, and new MacBooks. Their conclusion? It’s going to be an expensive fall.
It’s called Target Display Mode, and it’s easy to set up and start using.
Consumer Reports compared five mobile payment systems and found big differences in security and privacy practices.
Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report saying a new MacBook is coming in September, along with redesigned iPad Pro models. They also have something to say about Twitter shutting down the APIs third-party client apps rely on.
Apple is set to introduce a new entry level MacBook in September, along with an iPad Pro refresh, and the AirPower wireless charging pad.
In Q3, 2017 Apple sold 4.3 million Macs, bolstered by WWDC 2017 rollouts. This Q3 the unit number was down to 3.7 million thanks to the out-of-June-quarter launch of the new MacBook Pros in July. Explanations are in order.
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.
Today only, Woot is offering the previous generation 12-inch 512GB MacBook for US$1000.
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.