Mac

Apple’s Hidden MacBook Pro With Touch Bar Discount – Forbes

Monday, April 24, 2017

Apple’s launch last year of the new MacBook Pro range saw a new feature being launched with the Touch Bar, but also a resetting of the price point. This tends to happen with any major shift in the MacBook Pro range. It keeps the margins high and as components become cheaper over the years the price can drop while the profit remains. It does leave consumers looking at a rather…

Apple’s Hidden MacBook Pro With Touch Bar Discount – Forbes

Monday, April 24, 2017

Apple’s launch last year of the new MacBook Pro range saw a new feature being launched with the Touch Bar, but also a resetting of the price point. This tends to happen with any major shift in the MacBook Pro range. It keeps the margins high and as components become cheaper over the years the price can drop while the profit remains. It does leave consumers looking at a rather…

10 changes Apple should make to put the Pro back in MacBook Pro – TechRepublic

Monday, April 24, 2017

Image: iStockphoto.com/Anil Bolukbas As an IT professional, you’re constantly bombarded with questions regarding the latest smartphones, computers, and devices. Your opinion, largely based on your experiences, is highly sought after—and it should be. After all, your work exposes you to equipment that the average user has no need for, such as high-end workstations and cutting-edge servers. But there’s also a lot of, shall we say, obsolete equipment you come across…

My MacBook: A Complete Guide for Electronics-Ban Airport Thieves – The New Yorker

Saturday, April 22, 2017

CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY OJO IMAGES LTD / ALAMY New security regulations from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.K.’s Department for Transport ban passengers flying from certain Middle East and North African airports to the U.S. and U.K. from bringing electronics bigger than a smartphone into the cabins. Laptops, e-readers, tablets, cameras, and more will now have to be checked in at the airport of origin. . . . “Bag…

I’ve run my laptop all week off this giant external battery – BGR

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Technically, I could have spent all of this past week living off-grid. For the past week, I’ve charged every electronic gadget I own off a giant battery pack that’s more like a mini generator alternative than a battery pack. Unlike the kind of thing you buy off Amazon for $40, the River pack can’t fit in a laptop bag, and it definitely doesn’t cost $40. But for $459, what you…

Pick up a refurbished 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar to save some real money – Digital Trends

Saturday, April 22, 2017

If you’ve been waiting to pick up a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar but the price was holding you back, then consider a refurbished unit. The most important new feature introduced with the 2016 MacBook Pro was the new Touch Bar OLED touchscreen. The new input mechanism is Apple’s answer to the touch display and is being used by more and more developers to provide task-based virtual function keys…

Lifespan: Stolen laptop may contain 20000 patients’ info – WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Saturday, April 22, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island’s largest hospital group said Friday it was notifying about 20,000 patients that some of their personal information may have been on laptop computer that was stolen. In a news release, Lifespan said someone broke into an employee’s car on Feb. 25 and stole several items, including a MacBook the employee used for work. According to Lifespan, the worker immediately notified both the company and police…

Apple Now Selling Refurbished 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Touch Bar – Mac Rumors

Friday, April 21, 2017

Apple has added the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, originally released in October 2016, to its refurbished store for the first time. The base model with a 2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 256GB flash storage, 8GB of RAM, and Intel Iris Graphics 550 is available for $1,529 in the United States, reflecting savings of $270 off Apple’s regular price of $1,799. Available colors include both Silver and Space…

Buying Your First iMac: Best Places To Shop & How To Get A Good Deal – Know Your Mobile

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apple’s iMac line has been around for almost two decades now; the first launched inside the late 90s. But the consumer-grade Mac has changed a lot in that time. Gone is the CRT display and, later, the flower pedal design. Now the latest iMacs feature a flat all-in-one design: everything is built into it behind the screen. Though iMacs feature some of the largest displays of any device in Apple’s…

Here Come Apple’s "iMac Pros" – Motley Fool

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) made a rare move earlier this month in acknowledging that its 2013 Mac Pro suffered from some fundamental design flaws (mostly around thermal management) that prevented the professional desktop from being regularly upgraded with refreshed specs. Marketing chief Phil Schiller also teased that Apple was planning on introducing iMacs that are more geared toward professional users, since the company’s flagship all-in-one (AIO) desktop is also extremely popular among…

An external 1080 Ti can quadruple a MacBook Pro’s graphics power … – The Verge

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Right now the external GPU market is a bit of a mess, full of hacks, incompatibilities, half-adhered-to standards, and artificial limitations from the likes of Apple. The folks over at eGPU.io are putting in some solid work to make sense of it all (as spotted by AppleInsider), and they’ve just had a surprisingly great result with the latest Nvidia drivers, a GTX 1080 Ti, and a 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro….

Hands-on: eGPU enclosure + GTX 1080 Ti w/ MacBook Pro – Pascal works w/ macOS, but truly shines on Windows … – 9 to 5 Mac

Thursday, April 20, 2017

After last week’s exciting release of Nvidia’s beta Pascal drivers for Mac, I was looking forward to trying the top of the line consumer GPU with my MacBook Pro. That GPU is none other than the venerable GeForce GTX 1080 Ti — a $700 card with 11 Gbps of GDDR5X memory and a 11 GB frame buffer. Needless to say this card is one that will interest those looking to push…

Here Come Apple’s "iMac Pros" – Motley Fool

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) made a rare move earlier this month in acknowledging that its 2013 Mac Pro suffered from some fundamental design flaws (mostly around thermal management) that prevented the professional desktop from being regularly upgraded with refreshed specs. Marketing chief Phil Schiller also teased that Apple was planning on introducing iMacs that are more geared toward professional users, since the company’s flagship all-in-one (AIO) desktop is also extremely popular among…

An external 1080 Ti can quadruple a MacBook Pro’s graphics power – The Verge

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Right now the external GPU market is a bit of a mess, full of hacks, incompatibilities, half-adhered-to standards, and artificial limitations from the likes of Apple. The folks over at eGPU.io are putting in some solid work to make sense of it all (as spotted by AppleInsider), and they’ve just had a surprisingly great result with the latest Nvidia drivers, a GTX 1080 Ti, and a 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro….

Here Come Apple’s "iMac Pros" – Motley Fool

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) made a rare move earlier this month in acknowledging that its 2013 Mac Pro suffered from some fundamental design flaws (mostly around thermal management) that prevented the professional desktop from being regularly upgraded with refreshed specs. Marketing chief Phil Schiller also teased that Apple was planning on introducing iMacs that are more geared toward professional users, since the company’s flagship all-in-one (AIO) desktop is also extremely popular among…

An external 1080 Ti can quadruple a MacBook Pro’s graphics power – The Verge

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Right now the external GPU market is a bit of a mess, full of hacks, incompatibilities, half-adhered-to standards, and artificial limitations from the likes of Apple. The folks over at eGPU.io are putting in some solid work to make sense of it all (as spotted by AppleInsider), and they’ve just had a surprisingly great result with the latest Nvidia drivers, a GTX 1080 Ti, and a 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro….

Here Come Apple’s "iMac Pros" – Motley Fool

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) made a rare move earlier this month in acknowledging that its 2013 Mac Pro suffered from some fundamental design flaws (mostly around thermal management) that prevented the professional desktop from being regularly upgraded with refreshed specs. Marketing chief Phil Schiller also teased that Apple was planning on introducing iMacs that are more geared toward professional users, since the company’s flagship all-in-one (AIO) desktop is also extremely popular among…

Here Come Apple’s "iMac Pros" – Motley Fool

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) made a rare move earlier this month in acknowledging that its 2013 Mac Pro suffered from some fundamental design flaws (mostly around thermal management) that prevented the professional desktop from being regularly upgraded with refreshed specs. Marketing chief Phil Schiller also teased that Apple was planning on introducing iMacs that are more geared toward professional users, since the company’s flagship all-in-one (AIO) desktop is also extremely popular among…

An external 1080 Ti can quadruple a MacBook Pro’s graphics power – The Verge

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Right now the external GPU market is a bit of a mess, full of hacks, incompatibilities, half-adhered-to standards, and artificial limitations from the likes of Apple. The folks over at eGPU.io are putting in some solid work to make sense of it all (as spotted by AppleInsider), and they’ve just had a surprisingly great result with the latest Nvidia drivers, a GTX 1080 Ti, and a 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro….