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Topic: MacBook

Comparing Apple's 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro versus the 17-inch MacBook Pro

12/03/2019, 11:12 am

Apple has loudly championed the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, but a decade ago it had a similar machine in the 17-inch MacBook Pro. Here's how the two compare.

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Apple to face class action over MacBook butterfly keyboard

12/02/2019, 05:12 pm

Apple on Monday was denied a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit leveled by MacBook owners who claim the company was not only aware of a flaw in the design of its butterfly keyboard, but took steps to conceal that fact from potential buyers.

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Woot's Black Friday Apple deals deliver MacBooks and MacBook Pros from $649

11/27/2019, 01:11 am

Black Friday starts Wednesday at Woot, with refurbished deals on a variety of Apple 12-inch MacBooks and 13-inch MacBook Pros. Save up to $750 on popular specs, with prices as low as $649.99. These flash deals are valid today only while supplies last, so don't delay if you're looking for a budget-friendly system.

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Putting the 16-inch MacBook Pro's thermal management to the test

11/20/2019, 04:11 pm

Apple updated the thermal management of the 16-inch MacBook Pro. We put it to the test to see just how much it has improved over its predecessors.

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Editorial: Steve Jobs shared secrets of Apple's iPad but nobody listened

11/11/2019, 07:11 am

Before he passed away, Steve Jobs uncharacteristically shared some strategic insights in public on what would make tablets successful. Rather than the rest of the industry benefiting from his observations, critics and competitors insisted he was wrong and set out to prove it.

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Apple rumored to introduce MacBook with scissor switch keyboard in mid 2020

10/29/2019, 11:10 pm

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a research note released on Tuesday presented a more definitive timeline of the company's MacBook plans, saying a new laptop model featuring a traditional scissor switch keyboard will debut in the middle of 2020.

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Apple Watch Series 4 drops to $329; $300-$400 off 12-inch MacBooks

10/17/2019, 11:10 am

Amazon is currently delivering the lowest prices on many Apple Watch Series 4 models, with discounts of up to $160 off and prices as low as $329. Meanwhile, Adorama has limited stock remaining of Apple's 12-inch MacBook, with discounts of up to $400 off ahead of Black Friday.

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Mac shipments grow slightly, but Apple's PC market share shrinks [u]

10/10/2019, 04:10 pm

Apple's market share in the global PC market shrunk slightly in the third quarter of 2019 compared with last year, according to Canalys, despite the company seeing a year-on-year increase in Mac and MacBook shipments.

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Today only: 10.5-inch iPad Pro $399; 12-inch MacBooks $759

09/25/2019, 10:09 am

Back by popular demand, Amazon-owned Woot has refurbished 10.5-inch iPad Pros in stock for $399 and 12-inch MacBooks starting at $759. The last time Woot offered these deals, the 512GB MacBook sold out quickly.

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Apple's 12-inch MacBook on sale for $899 (limited supply)

09/20/2019, 01:09 pm

Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama has issued a $400 price cut on its remaining 12-inch MacBook inventory, bringing the standard model down to $899. With limited supply available, this deal may sell out at any time.

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Today is the last day to scoop up these Apple savings

09/03/2019, 12:09 pm

The Labor Day weekend may be over, but Apple savings are still in effect for a few more hours, with markdowns on AirPods, HomePods, MacBooks and iPad Pros ending today.

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Today only: iPad Pros drop to $399, 12-inch MacBooks hit $759

09/03/2019, 01:09 am

Amazon-owned Woot is at it again with post-Labor Day deals on ultraportable hardware. Pick up a 2017 iPad Pro for just $399, or snap up remaining 12-inch MacBooks for as low as $759 for 24 hours only.

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Hands on: Satechi's new 72W charger can charge your MacBook on the go

08/27/2019, 02:08 pm

Are you looking to charge on the go? Satechi's 72W USB-C PD car charger can charge your iPad Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iPhone all from the safety of your car.

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Apple may not use mechanical switches in a future MacBook keyboard at all

08/27/2019, 10:08 am

Future keyboards could use light to determine how far a key is pressed, a design that could replace the switches in a traditional mechanical keyboard with a system that takes up less space and potentially being capable of more presses than existing versions.

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Apple sued over 2016 leg injury caused by alleged MacBook battery issue

08/20/2019, 03:08 pm

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple accusing it of selling a faulty MacBook and charger, one which allegedly overheated and caused permanent burn marks to her leg in 2016, with the filing occurring on the third anniversary of the supposed incident.

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Circle of life: The rise, fall, and rebirth of every Apple product on the Internet

08/19/2019, 11:08 am

In the short term, you could use this as a cut-out-and-keep guide to Apple products. In the much longer term, time travellers could use it as a way to figure out which year they are in. Pick an Apple product, and you can then see when you are by just figuring out where you are in the loop.

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Global notebook shipments up with Apple showing biggest growth

08/08/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple's MacBooks have seen a considerable growth in global shipments in the second quarter over the same period in 2018, with TrendForce figures indicating the product line shipped 19.8% more units year-on-year, the highest among the other top notebook vendors.

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Samsung's ARM-based Galaxy Book S lasts 23 hours, features touchscreen and LTE connectivity

08/07/2019, 09:08 pm

Samsung at its Unpacked event on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy Book S, an addition to the company's Galaxy Book line that features an ARM-based Qualcomm Snapdragon processor for longer battery life.

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Review: Microsoft's Surface Book 2 is expensive with mediocre performance

08/03/2019, 03:08 pm

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a hybrid 2-in-1 laptop that can be used as a tablet or a full blown laptop. But, given the performance, is it worth the money?

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MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air - Which is the better buy?

07/27/2019, 12:07 pm

A few weeks ago, Apple launched a pair of machines in direct competition with each other. Let's take a look at the differences between Apple's new entry level MacBook Air, and the new base model 13-inch MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 ports. Which one should you pick up?

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