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Topic: T2

Tested: Thermal throttling in base model mid-2019 13-inch MacBook Pro

07/15/2019, 03:07 pm

AppleInsider has the new base model 13-inch MacBook Pro on hand, and we wanted to see whether the single fan design on this new MacBook Pro is a problem for the thermal condition and, as such, the processing power -- or if its able to take the heat.

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Comparing the new 13-inch MacBook Air vs. the $1299 MacBook Pro

07/10/2019, 08:07 am

Following Apple's Tuesday updates to its notebook range, the choice between a MacBook Air and the new 13-inch MacBook Pro is harder. But, there are significant differences between the two that will affect your buying decision.

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Comparing the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the 2017 Function Keys model

07/09/2019, 03:07 pm

Apple has removed the old 13-inch MacBook Pro with Function Keys from its online store. As well as bringing the Touch Bar to every model in the range, though, it's made many other significant changes.

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Apple updates 13-inch MacBook Pro, adding Touch Bar to entire range

07/09/2019, 09:07 am

Apple has just updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro, bringing Touch Bar, Touch ID, T2 and True Tone to all MacBook Pro models.

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Apple security chief to talk iOS 13, macOS security at Black Hat

06/27/2019, 11:06 am

Apple's security engineering chief Ivan Krstic will be making a reappearance at the Black Hat security conference in August, discussing the technologies protecting iOS 13 and macOS Catalina as well as how the Find My feature is kept secure.

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Apple issues supplemental update for macOS Mojave 10.14.5 fixing T2 issues in MacBook Pro

05/22/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple has issued a supplemental update for macOS Mojave 10.14.5 for users of the 15-inch MacBook Pro, a recommended download that fixes a problem associated with the built-in T2 Security Chip.

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Pro audio glitch with T2-equipped Macs associated with USB 2.0 connections

02/19/2019, 03:02 pm

The dropouts plaguing audio interfaces on Macs with Apple's T2 chip involve an overload of a USB bus running in the slower USB 2.0 speed, according to an Ableton-certified trainer.

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Apple's T2 proving troublesome for some professional audio interface users

02/07/2019, 09:02 am

Macs equipped with Apple's T2 coprocessor are causing serious problems for some people using Thunderbolt and USB professional audio interfaces, whether for sound or video work.

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How to make new T2-secured Macs boot from external drives

01/15/2019, 03:01 pm

Apple's security processor gets in the way when you're trying to use external drives to boot from. Fix this now because if you wait until you need to restart from one, you'll have problems.

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Apple confirms T2 coprocessor blocks some third-party Mac repairs

11/12/2018, 10:11 pm

Repairing newer Mac hardware, such as the 2018 Mac mini and MacBook Air, at an unauthorized service center may soon be impossible thanks to new diagnostics requirements involving Apple's T2 security chip, the company recently confirmed.

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iFixit finds third-party MacBook Pro and iMac Pro repairs still an option, at least for now

10/05/2018, 08:10 pm

In the wake of revelations that Apple plans to employ a special diagnostics tool that effectively blocks certain third-party MacBook Pro and iMac Pro repairs, DIY specialist iFixit evaluated the issue to find the new policy is not yet active.

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Apple diagnostics software blocks third-party repairs of 2018 MacBook Pro and iMac Pro

10/04/2018, 09:10 pm

In a move that essentially puts the kibosh on third-party repairs, Apple with its latest Macs has instituted a T2 security chip-related feature that disables a host machine unless specialized diagnostics software is used when replacing hardware.

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Some 2018 MacBook Pro owners are running into errors installing macOS Mojave

10/04/2018, 12:10 pm

Some Mac owners trying to upgrade to the latest edition of macOS are encountering errors preventing them from completing the process, according to complaints on Apple's support forums.

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Everything you need to know about Apple's T2 chip in the 2018 Mac mini and MacBook Air

08/08/2018, 11:08 am

Apple's custom T2 chip recently made its way from the iMac Pro to the 2018 MacBook Pro, where it is responsible for a lot more than people think. AppleInsider explains everything you need to know about it.

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Apple's T2 chip may be behind small number of crashes in iMac Pro, new MacBook Pro

07/26/2018, 09:07 am

A number of iMac Pro and MacBook Pro owners have reported issues with macOS enduring kernel panics, with initial investigations into the problems suggesting something connected to Apple's T2 security chip is to blame -- but actual service numbers don't point to a hardware problem.

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T2 chip in iMac Pro & 2018 MacBook Pro controls boot, security functions previously managed by CPU

01/04/2018, 01:01 pm

Apple's new T2 chip in the iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro is far more than a refinement of the family of sub-processors that launched in the 2016 MacBook Pro, with expanded responsibility encompassing FaceTime camera image quality, drive security, and total control over the boot process.

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Mystery Apple chip discovered in iMac Pro teardown not A10 Fusion coprocessor [u]

01/02/2018, 05:01 pm

A careful disassembly of the new iMac Pro has found another Apple-made chip in addition to the new T2, though close inspection of the silicon reveals it is not the A10 Fusion coprocessor some expected would be included in the powerful all-in-one.

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Apple details iMac Pro's T2 chip, which handles secure boot, system management, ISP, more

12/14/2017, 05:12 pm

Though it flew largely under the radar, Apple introduced a new custom T2 chip in iMac Pro that combines a number of system controllers into a single secure package. The company detailed what, exactly, the silicon does in an update to its iMac Pro product webpage on Thursday.

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iMac Pro debuts custom Apple T2 chip to handle secure boot, password encryption, more

12/12/2017, 03:12 pm

Apple's iMac Pro desktop will also sport an a new custom chip dubbed the T2, serving as a secure enclave for encrypted keys, giving users the ability to lock down their Mac's boot process and also handling system functions like the camera, audio control, and managing the solid-state hard drive.

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