MacBook

Review: 2017 MacBook Pro fulfills the promise of the line's redesign

Review<p>At the WWDC, Apple took the opportunity to toss the new Kaby Lake i7 processor into the the redesigned 2016 MacBook Pro chassis. If you liked …

Laptops

HP Spectre x360 trumps MacBook Pro in bang-for-buck

Hewlett Packard has built probably the best big-screen consumer Windows laptop this year.<p>I test lots of laptops so I notice when one arrives on my lap (literally) that is very high quality but not high cost. The 15.6-inch HP Spectre x360 is both.<p><b>Sleek, but strong</b><p>The Spectre x360 is built from one …

MacBook Pro

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That's Not a Total Pain

I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a …

MacBook Pro

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Hardware Leaks, OnePlus 5 Beats iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro Defeats MacBook Air

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes new details of the iPhone 8 screen and sensors, reviews of the new MacBook Pro and iMac machines, the OnePlus 5 beating the iPhone 7 Plus, why it is time to kill the MacBook Air, watchOS UI improvements, and …

MacBook Air

The New Apple Store in Chicago Has a Giant Laptop for a Roof

That MacBook is getting some serious Air.<p>It seems that Apple opted to go for the most literal design possible when it came to building its new flagship store in downtown Chicago. Photos of the Apple Store's newly added roof have emerged, and it is just one giant MacBook Air. Seriously.<p>Mashable …

MacBook Air

9to5Toys Last Call: iOttie iPhone Car Mount $14, Dell AirPrint Color Laser $130, LG Bluetooth Earbuds $27, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>9to5Toys Lunch Break delivers the best deals every day of the week at 12:30PM EST. This includes price drops …

MacBook Pro

New Flagship Chicago Apple Store Boasts MacBook-Style Roof

The new flagship Chicago Apple store, located alongside the Chicago River, will boast a feature Apple hadn’t shared in the original plans. It appears …

MacBook Pro

Deals: $200-$345 off 2016 12" MacBooks; 2017 27" iMac 5K for $1,699 ($100 off); $70 off 2017 13" MacBook Air

Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices on new and closeout hardware heading into the last weekend in June. Save $200 to $350 on 2016 12" …

MacBook Air

Apple’s new Chicago River retail store will look like a massive MacBook Air from the sky

We’ve been watching the progress of the new Chicago River Apple Store for several months now, and today <i>DNAInfo</i> has shared current shots of the construction progress. As the site reports, the latest Foster+Partners project looks like a giant MacBook Air landed next to the Chicago River…<p>Back at the …

MacBook Air

Review: Kensington's SD5000T Thunderbolt 3 Dock Packs Some Neat Security and Convenience Features

Earlier this week, Kensington launched its entry into the Thunderbolt 3 dock market with its SD5000T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station, an enterprise-focused accessory that incorporates a couple of unique features in the form of a Kensington lock slot and the ability to mount the dock to the rear of …

MacBook Pro

Apple's MacBook Air Needs To Be Killed Off

In case you missed it, Apple updated the venerable MacBook Air during WWDC. While all the focus was on the iPad Pro and the draw of AR in mobile technology, the laptop picked up the least amount of love possible with a bump on Intel’s fifth generation chipset from 1.6 GHz to 1.8 GHz.<p>For all the …

MacBook Air

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA Review

Beautiful design; Vivid display; Comfortable keyboard<p>Blurry, low-res webcam; Shorter-than-average battery life<p>The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA is a …

MacBook Pro

Comment on My ‘Hackintosh mini’ parts list by Andy

Apple isn’t abandoning the Mac. It just has a leadership team that is clueless about making continued improvements in a timely manner. Cook wants you …

MacBook Pro

Apple's 12-inch MacBook grows up

Apple has fixed a couple of the biggest issues people had with the cult favorite 12 inch Macbook. But before you ask, yes, it's still got just that one USB-C port. The one feature I'm actually most excited about is a revamped keyboard. It looks the same, still very flat. But underneath is an …

Laptops

High Sierra firmware suggests Secure Enclave, Intel 'Purley' chips coming to iMac Pro

A report on Thursday suggests Apple's forthcoming iMac Pro all-in-one will run Intel's server-class "Purley" Xeon platform, as well as a Secure …

MacBook Pro

Tortuga Air 2 travel backpack review

Like many digital nomads, we like to travel with carry-on-luggage only — and that is why we bought ourselves each a Tortuga Air 2 travel backpack. …

MacBook Pro

MacBook 2017 review: The bang for your buck gets better

It’s now year three of the MacBook as we know it, and it seems that after initially being a laptop without an ecosystem, and then a laptop that we’re …

Laptops

Apple MacBook (2017) review

Apple's mini MacBook gets it right<p><b>The Good</b> The new 12-inch MacBook adds the improved keyboard mechanism from the MacBook Pro line. New processor and RAM options mean better performance.<p><b>The Bad</b> Little else has changed, including the lack of ports beyond a single USB-C connection. You still can't get …

Laptops

PSA: AppleCare+ for Mac and iPhone Must Be Bought Within 60 Days of Purchase

All of Apple's AppleCare+ plans for Macs, iPads, and iPhones, must be bought alongside a new device or within 60 days of purchase, according to AppleCare+ support staff that <i>MacRumors</i> spoke to this morning.<p>Following its Worldwide Developers Conference in June that saw the debut of new iMacs, …

MacBook Air

New 27-inch iMac 2017 benchmarks show it can play with the big Mac Pro boys

Why it matters to you<p>With the latest family of iMacs, Apple has beefed up its all-in-one PCs to outperform the previous generation -- and even the …

MacBook Pro

Week’s best Apple deals: Save tons by buying third-party!

It’s no secret that Apple is expensive, which is why sometimes it’s a great idea to buy Apple items and Apple-compatible accessories elsewhere. See such deals on Apple Watch bands, cables and hardware in this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals.<p>Belkin Sport Band for Apple Watch for $10<p>Sports …

MacBook Pro

Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming

Fellow Macworld contributor Kirk McElhearn recently built a mini Hackintosh; that is, a generic PC styled like a Mac mini, on which he installed and …

MacBook Pro

2017 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review: Lightning-quick with a killer display and looks to die for, it's still the one to beat

In the new Netflix movie Okja, which is about a giant pig trying to escape from an evil mega-corporation, a besuited salary-man visits a remote South …

MacBook Pro

How the iPad Pro and iOS 11 will finally kill the MacBook Air

Ever since Apple added a giant screen, detachable keyboard and Bluetooth stylus to the iPad, the company has wanted us to think of it as a computer—a …

MacBook Air

Lenovo's pro workstation is as light as a MacBook Air

It's not just laptops that are getting downsized thanks to next-gen graphics chips and processors. Lenovo has unveiled a new workstation, the P320 Tiny, with a discreet professional GPU and Intel Core i7 chip, all in a box that weighs the same as a MacBook Air (2.9 pounds). Users won't be suffering …

MacBook Air

What's the Best Cast-Iron Skillet?

It's official: Cast-iron skillets are having a moment right now. We're all feeling that nostalgic pull towards classic American goods that are …

MacBook Pro

Forget about repairing or upgrading your Microsoft Surface Laptop

When the techs at iFixit decided to tear down a Microsoft Surface Laptop, they expected it to be a “repair nightmare,” but it turned out to be much …

MacBook Air

We’re gonna JPLAY in the sunshine!

A holiday in the sun. It’s what many of us dream of after months and months of the nine to five. The aim? To rid ourselves of the stress and tension …

MacBook Air

How to View a Dictionary Definition of a Word on Your Mac

If you’ve ever seen a word in an online article or other document that you’re not familiar with, it’s easy to quickly view a Dictionary definition. …

MacBook Pro