Mac

The Danger Hiding Inside The New MacBook Pro’s Success – Forbes

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Tucked away in last week’s quarterly results from Apple was some good news about the Mac family of computers with sales and revenue both rising (reports MacRumors and others). Given the lack of significant updates to the hardware over the last three years this should be regarded as a win for Apple, but one that will be increasingly hard to maintain unless the Mac can be reinvented for a new generation. Apple…

The best MacBook for 2017 – Macworld UK

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

If you’re considering buying a new MacBook, you’ve probably already realised that the decision between Apple’s laptop options is not as easy as it first seems. Here, we help you decide which MacBook is best for you in our best MacBook 2017 buying guide. Apple has four different laptop options: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, MacBook Pro without Touch Bar, and MacBook. We told you it was confusing!…

Report: Comey’s testimony on amount of Clinton emails on laptop was misleading – Fox News

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

FBI Director James Comey last week reportedly misstated the number of Hillary Clinton’s emails that Huma Abedin forwarded to her husband, Anthony Weiner, to print out, ProPublica reported. Comey told a Senate Judiciary Committee last week that Abedin forwarded “hundreds of thousands” of Clinton’s emails to her husband. But two unnamed sources familiar with the matter told ProPublica that Abedin only forwarded a handful of those emails. The sources told…

Why hasn’t anyone made the perfect laptop? – Business Insider

Sunday, May 07, 2017

AP While it’s great to see Mark Zuckerberg and company try and kill the smartphone with futuristic face-computers, I still live in the present. And in the present, I need a great laptop when I’m not staring at my iPhone. There have been a lot of attempts to reimagine laptops over the last few years. In 2015, Microsoft had the Surface Book, a powerful portable with a clever hinge and detachable touchscreen….

Why hasn’t anyone made the perfect laptop? – Business Insider

Sunday, May 07, 2017

AP While it’s great to see Mark Zuckerberg and company try and kill the smartphone with futuristic face-computers, I still live in the present. And in the present, I need a great laptop when I’m not staring at my iPhone. There have been a lot of attempts to reimagine laptops over the last few years. In 2015, Microsoft had the Surface Book, a powerful portable with a clever hinge and detachable touchscreen….

Help Me, Laptop: Which Gaming Notebook Should I Buy? – Laptop Mag

Sunday, May 07, 2017

With all the great laptops on the market, finding the one with the perfect configuration, design and price for you can be a hassle. Forum member kaiowolf is in the midst of such a dilemma, struggling to choose between the Asus ROG Strix GL753VE and the Lenovo Legion Y520. Luckily, we’ve reviewed both laptops and can provide a little insight. In terms of design, I prefer the Y520’s more…

10 Touch Bar tools that will change the way you use your MacBook Pro – TechRadar

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Click, click, click. Swipe, swipe, swipe. Navigating your way through your 1,268 holiday photos can be a tedious affair as you try to separate the Facebook-friendly wheat from the never-to-be-shared chaff. Thanks to the Touch Bar, however, there’s an easier way: sliceable picture previews. When you jump into the Photos app, opening an image will see the Touch Bar transform into a slick photo run of compact versions of all…

10 Touch Bar tools that will change the way you use your MacBook … – TechRadar

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Click, click, click. Swipe, swipe, swipe. Navigating your way through your 1,268 holiday photos can be a tedious affair as you try to separate the Facebook-friendly wheat from the never-to-be-shared chaff. Thanks to the Touch Bar, however, there’s an easier way: sliceable picture previews. When you jump into the Photos app, opening an image will see the Touch Bar transform into a slick photo run of compact versions of all…

Tim Cook Says ‘Strong Demand’ For 2016 MacBook Pro Helped Set … – Mac Rumors

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Apple reported its second quarter earnings results earlier this week, and during its subsequent conference call, CEO Tim Cook said Mac revenue hit a new March quarter record due to “strong demand” for the latest MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, released in October 2016. We had great Mac results during the quarter. Revenue grew 14 percent to a new March quarter record, and we gained market share thanks to…

Apple Loop: New iPhone 7S Leaks, MacBook Pro Touch Bar Problems, Tim Cook’s Embarrassing Admission – Forbes

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the wireless potential of the new iPhone 7S, a 3D printed model of Apple’s next smartphone, Apple’s quarterly results, the new Osborne Effect, the obsolete MacBooks, the iPad and the tablet market, some love for the Air Pods, and a problem with the Touch Bar. Apple Loop is here to remind you of a…

US allies go their own way on White House in-flight laptop ban … – ABC News

Saturday, May 06, 2017

A month and a half after the United States announced it would ban large electronics from the cabins of certain passenger flights originating in the Middle East, the uneven measures enacted by its closest allies in response have raised questions about the Trump administration’s decision to take such severe action. While the United Kingdom quickly followed suit in prohibiting passengers from carrying laptops and other devices on flights from specific…

Poll: Will your next laptop be a Surface? – The Verge

Saturday, May 06, 2017

“Oh my,” I said to myself just seconds after Tom Warren posted the first leaked images of Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop. You know, the under-three-pound stunner that Microsoft announced on Tuesday. Microsoft’s first real laptop even feels beautiful, thanks to an aluminum finish and Alcantara microfiber material that surrounds the keys and trackpad. And if the Windows 10 S operating system is too restrictive on a device starting at $999,…

DongleGate Isn’t Hurting Apple’s MacBook Pro Sales – Fox Business

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has garnered all sorts of criticism in recent months following the introduction of the new MacBook Pros that exclusively use USB-C ports. That requires users to buy and carry around a collection of dongles for devices that use older standards. Continue Reading Below There have been conflicting third-party data points. Slice Intelligence said last year that demand was soaring, quickly overtaking sales of competing laptops. A…

Tim Cook Says ‘Strong Demand’ For 2016 MacBook Pro Helped Set New Mac Sales Record Last Quarter – Mac Rumors

Friday, May 05, 2017

Apple reported its second quarter earnings results earlier this week, and during its subsequent conference call, CEO Tim Cook said Mac revenue hit a new March quarter record due to “strong demand” for the latest MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, released in October 2016. We had great Mac results during the quarter. Revenue grew 14 percent to a new March quarter record, and we gained market share thanks to…

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop has a filthy secret – BGR

Friday, May 05, 2017

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop — ugh, that name — is one of the more interesting device announcements we’ve seen so far in 2017. It’s a mid-range notebook with a stripped-down operating system designed with simplicity in mind, and carries a not-quite-budget price of $999. It also happens to have an interior adorned with fabric. How luxurious! Unfortunately for Microsoft, there’s a really, really good reason why fabric and electronics don’t usually…

Can Microsoft’s Surface Laptop put some hurt on the Chromebook and MacBook? – Fox News

Friday, May 05, 2017

Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop — a conventional clamshell — is aimed at Google’s education-centric Chromebook and a longstanding student favorite, the MacBook. But the Surface Laptop may be a tough sell considering its design. The pure laptop design is a first for Microsoft, which has been focused on selling its laptop-tablet hybrid, the Surface Pro. Sold as a standalone tablet, the Surface Pro was designed to convert to a…