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Apple’s Continuity Camera turns your iPhone into a Mac webcam

Laptop webcams have a history of being… not great. And while computer makers are finally starting to release models with better-than-potato quality, you know what’s typically better than even the best laptop webcams? A good smartphone camera. So Apple has announced a new feature that will let you use an iPhone as a webcam with […]

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MacBook Air and MacBook Pro 13 with M2 chips coming in July

The first computers with Apple’s new M2 chips are coming in July, 2022. The new MacBook Air is a thin, light, and fanless computer with an $1199 starting price, while the new MacBook Pro 13 isn’t quite as thin, but it should offer better sustained performance thanks to active cooling (the fan allows the M2 chip […]

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Lilbits: Apple leaks ahead of WWDC (iPads to work more like laptops, Macs with M2) and gaming performance of Intel’s Celeron 7305 and Pentium 8505

Chinese PC makers AYA and AYN have both announced plans to offer budget handheld gaming computers that undercut Valve’s Steam Deck on price by using AMD Mendocino or Intel’s entry-level Alder Lake-U processors. While we don’t know much about the performance of AMD’s chip yet, YouTuber Taki Udon has already begun running gaming tests on […]

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Lilbits: Apple’s M2 Macs leaked, Khadas VIM4 single-board PC coming soon, and Google’s Pixel Watch too

Apple is said to be preparing to launch the first Macs powered by the company’s new M2 series processors, including next-gen MacBook Pro laptops with 14 and 16 inch displays, a new MacBook Air, and a Mac Mini. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the first Mac Pro based on Apple Silicon is also on the […]

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DuckDuckGo releases private web browser for Mac, Windows version coming soon

DuckDuckGo is best known for its privacy-focused search engine that doesn’t track user data. But DuckDuckGo also offers privacy-focused web browsers for Android and iOS as well as extensions for desktop browsers. Now DuckDuckGo has released its first full-fledged desktop web browser. DuckDuckGo for Mac is now available in beta, and the company says a […]

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Report: Apple could release a Mac Studio mini PC with M1 Max or better chips

Apple’s Mac Mini is the company’s smallest, most affordable desktop computer with prices starting at $699, an Apple M1 processor, and a body that measures 7.7″ x 7.7″ x 1.4″. So what’s next for the Mac Mini? While it’s possible Apple could shrink the computer without compromising performance, according a report from 9to5Mac that the company […]

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MacBook Pro upgrades bring M1 Pro and Max chips, ProMotion Displays (with camera notches) and the return of Fn keys

Apple’s new MacBook Pro laptops bring a big boost in CPU performance, an even bigger boost in graphics performance, the highest quality screens to date for an Apple laptop and the return of some features that Pro users have been missing. New MacBook Pro 14.2 inch and 16.2 inch laptops are available for pre-order today […]

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Live updates from Apple’s October 2021 “Unleashed” event

Apple is updating its MacBook Pro lineup with new models featuring more powerful Apple Silicon chips, adding a new 3rd-gen set of AirPods Pro to its lineup, and announcing a cheaper Apple Music plan. Here are the latest updates from Apple’s Unleashed event, in reverse chronological order. Update: For more details on Apple’s new laptops […]

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Linux for Apple Silicon is getting closer to being usable for basic computing

Apple’s Macs with M1 processors deliver some of the best performance-per-watt of any personal computers to date, but there’s a down side for some users – the only operating system that’s officially supported is MacOS. Unofficially though? Developers have been working to port Linux to play well with Apple Silicon since shortly after the first […]