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Topic: MacBook

iPad Pro (2020) versus MacBook Air (2020): Performance & features

04/06/2020, 02:04 pm

More than ever before, Apple's iPad Pro and MacBook Air are competitors as hardware and software advances. AppleInsider pits them against one another to highlight the biggest differences to see which is the better buy.

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Compared: 2020 MacBook Air i3 versus MacBook Air i7

04/03/2020, 03:04 pm

The MacBook Air is again available with an i7 processor. We've benchmarked the base 2020 MacBook Air with i3 processor, and the high-end quad-core i7 MacBook Air to see how much of a performance difference there -- and to see if the i7 is worth the higher price tag.

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New Intel 10th-gen H-series chips launched, suitable for 2020 MacBook Pro refresh

04/02/2020, 01:04 pm

Intel has revealed specifics on a new line of 10th-generation Core processors for premium laptops -- although the improvements over what is presently available are actually relatively small.

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Tim Cook personally petitioned feds during US-China tariff spat

03/31/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook chose to take a direct and personal approach when facing potential billion-dollar tariffs on parts and finished goods imported from China.

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Apple to debut multiple ARM MacBook, desktop models in 2021

03/26/2020, 11:03 pm

Apple is predicted to integrate its custom ARM processors into multiple Mac models in 2021, with designs spanning both Mac desktops and MacBooks, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Review: Zendure SuperHub combines a USB-C hub & a multi-charger into one for iPad or Mac

03/09/2020, 03:03 pm

SuperHub is the latest product from Zendure which is a small credit card-sized adapter that not only can act as a multi-device charger, but a USB-C hub for your Mac, iPad, or other USB-C device. We got an early look to check it out.

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Apple Buyer's Guide - which MacBook Pro or MacBook Air should you buy in March 2020?

03/06/2020, 11:03 am

They're Apple's most popular Macs, but the MacBook range has seen upheaval, and it doesn't look as if that's going to stop any time soon. Even as new machines are rumored, here's how to pick the best MacBook Pro or MacBook Air for you in our March Apple Buyer's Guide.

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Supply chain gearing up for mini LED iPad, MacBooks, monitors

03/05/2020, 09:03 am

Apple will debut new MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, and new displays with mini LED displays by the end of 2020, according to a new supply chain report.

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Japanese 'Behind the Mac' ad shows MacBook appearances in anime

02/28/2020, 02:02 pm

Apple's latest "Behind the Mac" commercial released on YouTube is an animated affair, with the 30-second spot aimed at Japanese consumers celebrating occasions when Apple products appear in cartoons produced in the country.

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Review: Twelve South Curve SE is a minimalist Mac stand

02/21/2020, 02:02 pm

Twelve South's newest pedestal for MacBook may look similar to the company's previous Curve stand. It does, however, boast a new sleek white appearance that is a rarity among MacBook stands.

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Review: Kanex iAdapt 7-in-1 Multiport USB-C Hub blends seamlessly into your workflow

01/26/2020, 10:01 am

Kanex's iAdapt Hub is here to help you pare down your MacBook's adapters with a USB-C hub that gives you back some of those ports you may have missed.

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Rumors of a touchscreen Mac, FBI wants inside everyone's iPhone on the AppleInsider Podcast

01/17/2020, 08:01 am

Victor and William discuss the FBI's position on Apple and encryption, Apple's response, the latest in Apple TV+, plus the resurfacing of a rumor about a touchscreen Mac -- this time prompted by Apple itself.

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Regulatory filing points to new MacBook Pro launch in coming months

01/13/2020, 11:01 am

Apple may be gearing up for an update of its MacBook Pro lines, with the appearance of a new model number in a regulatory database indicating an entirely new model is likely on the way.

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Deals: Apple AirPods from $139; 60% off Powerbeats 3; $760 off 12" MacBooks

12/23/2019, 10:12 am

Holiday deals continue to abound, with Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones 60% off and Apple AirPods up to $30 off at Amazon. Woot also has 12-inch MacBooks with a 512GB SSD on sale for $839.99 today only.

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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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