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Apple’s MacBook Pro 13 with M1 chip promises 2.8X performance boost

Apple’s new 13 inch MacBook Pro is the company’s first Pro laptop to feature an M1 processor. Apple says that means the new laptop delivers up to a 2.8X performance boost over its Intel-powered predecessor for general purpose computing. Graphics performance is said to be up to 5X faster and machine learning tasks that can leverage […]

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Report: Apple to unveil 3 MacBooks with Apple chips Nov 10

Apple has scheduled an event for November 10th, and the company is widely expected to use the occasion to introduce its first laptop computers powered by Apple chips that are similar to the processors used in the latest iPhones and iPads. Now Bloomberg, citing industry sources, reports that we can expect Apple to introduce up […]

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macOS Big Sur coming this fall with Apple Silicon support (and Safari, Maps, and Messages improvements)

Apple has announced that the next major version of macOS is coming this fall, and the biggest feature is undoubtedly the fact that macOS Big Sur will be the first version of Apple’s desktop operating system to support Macs with Apple Silicon processors. Among other things, that means it’ll have native support for iPhone and […]

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Apple launches 2020 MacBook Air for $999 and up (with improved keyboard, processor, and storage)

Apple’s new MacBook Air is a 2.8 pound laptop that measures 0.63 inches at its thickest point, and which packs a 13.3 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel IPS display, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and a 49.9 Wh battery for up to 12 hours of run time on a charge. But there are three things […]

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Apple’s 2019 MacBook Pro has an improved keyboard, up to an octa-core CPU

Apple is updating its MacBook Pro lineup with new models that’s said to fix the biggest issue users been complaining about for the past few years — the keyboard. The new 13 inch and 15 inch MacBook Pro laptops for 2019 feature a 4th-gen butterfly keyboard which the company says feature new materials in the […]

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Microsoft’s antivirus software is now available for Mac

Microsoft’s Windows operating system has included some form of built-in antivirus software for more than a decade. But the software formerly known as Windows Defender is getting a new name… and for good reason. It’s now called Microsoft Defender, and the company is dropping Windows from the name because it’s no longer a Windows exclusive […]

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Apple launches the first MacBook Air laptop with a Retina Display

Apple’s newest MacBook Air is the first version of the company’s thin and light laptop with a so-called Retina Display, featuring a resolution of 2560 x 1600 for a total of 4-million pixels (or four times as many as you’d find in early MacBook Air models). The 13.3 inch laptop also has an edge-to-edge glass […]