Apple has been holding off on any major updates to its MacBook lineup of laptops, because it has been waiting for the release of Intel’s upcoming Broadwell chip. The Broadwell is small, fanless, and is expected to be the most energy efficient Intel processor yet.
Countering a Bloomberg report from Wednesday, a new report on Thursday claims Apple wasn’t banned from a list of approved products for purchase by the Chinese government, but instead was simply omitted from a list of energy-efficient devices that some government bodies look to for purchasing new equipment.
When Apple premiered their “Stickers” ad demonstrating the various ways users customized their MacBook Air to show how much they loved them, it had a pleasant side-effect. The ad has been a boost for sellers of decals and “skins” for the MacBook.
At this point in 2014, there are an exceptional amount of batteries available for your gadgets. How could anyone know what works best for them?
The fine folks at the Intrepid Bag Company have debuted two new leather tech bags that we think our readers would be interested in.
French site MacBidouille has reported that Apple is developing ARM processor-based Macs. The site’s “reliable source” says Apple has prototypes of several ARM-based machines, including an iMac, Mac mini, and 13″ Notebook with four to eight 64-bit ARM Quad-core processors.
Is your neck or back aching while you read this sentence? It’s possible your MacBook’s screen is sitting at the wrong level to be ergonomically correct. Today’s MacTrast Deal can help you remedy that. Enter iLevel.
SideCar is an ingenious little piece of plastic that can attach your iPad (or any other tablet for that matter) to your MacBook or PC laptop, allowing you to easily use your iPad as a second screen.
Intel’s next-generation Haswell CPUs could arrive as early as next month, allowing their use in Apple’s new iMacs and MacBook Pros that industry analyst Ming Chi Kuo predicts for later this year.
A recent NPD report says Apple saw a drop in commercial sales in 2013, while Google’s Android and Chromebook platforms gained ground.
If you let your inner Miley Cyrus loose and twerk in front of your MacBook occasionally, you may have an unwanted audience.
Usually reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, has released a few “predictions” for Apple releases in the upcoming year. He sees a lower-cost iMac, a sharper display for the full-sized iPad, and a 12-inch MacBook with a new design, including a Retina display.
Electronics retailer Best Buy is recalling 5,100 third-party built MacBook batteries. The batteries, built by manufacturer ATG, are being recalled after a number of users reported their units caught fire.
Intel says the next generation of Apple’s popular MacBook lineup could see as much as a 50% increase in battery life, thanks to the company’s Haswell processor platform.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that Apple will introduce new models across the entire MacBook lineup at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Previously he has stated he didn’t expect Apple to continue offering non-Retina display machines, but has changed that outlook.
There haven’t been a whole lot of recent rumors about Apple’s next MacBook update, but with Intel’s new Haswell processors already shipping to manufacturers, and set to launch very soon, it appears that new MacBooks could launch within the next few months.