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Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Screen 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, the OnePlus 5 beating the iPhone 7 Plus, why it is time to kill the MacBook Air, watchOS UI improvements, and a look at …

Apple

The Apple Store in Chicago Has a Giant MacBook Air for a Roof

An unexpected new feature has been revealed over Chicago’s new Apple store – a huge MacBook Air rooftop. The design of the roof bears a striking …

Apple

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" …

Apple

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 …

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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 …

Apple

Roof of Chicago's North Michigan Ave. Apple Store resembles MacBook Air lid

With construction on the new Chicago outlet winding down, construction workers briefly put an Apple logo on the top center of the building, making it …

Apple

Chicago's new Apple store has a MacBook Air for a roof

The roof went up a few weeks ago on the new Apple store in downtown Chicago, but it wasn't until one detail was added Thursday that the design started to really come together.<p>For an hour or so in the afternoon the shiny silver roof was augmented with one very familiar logo:<p>Positioned atop the …

Apple

Asus’ new Vivobook S has slim bezels, an Intel 7th-generation processor, and only costs $700

Asus launched a new VivoBook S, the S510, today that features a seventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor, runs Windows 10, and is designed to look nearly identical to the MacBook Air. The laptop weighs only 3.3 pounds and has 7.8mm-thick bezel.<p>Here are the specs:<p>15.6-inch Full HD, 1920 x 1280 …

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, …

Apple

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 …

iOS

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 …

Laptops

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 …

Laptops

Microsoft's Surface Laptop review: the best looking Windows laptop you've ever seen

Microsoft has built a laptop optimised for 2017, but not for the future<p>Pros<p>The best looking Windows laptop you've ever seen. Good keyboard, trackpad, …

Laptops

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

Don't tell Apple: AirBar turns your MacBook Air into a touchscreen laptop

Spend enough time using a touchscreen — any touchscreen — and you're sure to try using gestures on every screen you encounter, even ones without touch.<p>I use a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for work, an iPad Pro at home and the iPhone in my pocket. I live in a touch world, except when I use a Mac.<p>Apple …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft has a full lineup of computers that all rival Apple's Macs — here's how to choose among them

When Microsoft released the first Surface tablet, it was mainly trying to show computer makers what a touchscreen PC might look like and what it could do.<p>Now, though, the company has turned the Surface into a full business, offering a lineup of four devices. And the computers are so good, even …

Laptops

Five Apple products that are headed for the scrapheap

MacBook Air<p>Once Apple's thinnest and lightest laptop, it now is neither of these things, with the MacBook taking that spot in the lineup.<p>The MacBook …

Apple

Microsoft Surface Laptop review: Tries for the student, kills off the MacBook Air in the process

Designed for well-off students, the Windows 10 S-powered Surface Laptop offers an attractive but pricey alternative to Apple’s MacBook Air<p>The …

Laptops

Mini-review: The 2017 MacBook could actually be your everyday laptop

Ars Technica:<p>Hardware improvements and the passage of time have made me more enthusiastic about the MacBook’s virtues and less bothered by its …

Laptops

NASA wants to probe Uranus in search of gas

We hear a lot about Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, and that's because we have extremely fancy hardware floating around and, in some cases, cruising on …

Planets

Mini-review: The 2017 MacBook could actually be your everyday laptop

Speed boosts, better keyboard, and 16GB RAM option expand its versatility.<p>The MacBook Air has been one of Apple's most popular, most enduring laptop …

Laptops

Should you buy the new 2017 MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro?

Apple's 2017 MacBook lineup is a much-needed refresh with a faster processor, but is that enough of a reason for you to upgrade?If you've been in the …

Laptops

These upgrades can help you extend the life of your MacBook Pro or Air for years

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If your MacBook has been acting up or feeling sluggish, you may think it's time to upgrade.<p>But the truth is, unless you're doing very …

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Microsoft's new Surface Pro is only a minor upgrade, but it's still a killer alternative to a MacBook or iPad

In late 2015, Microsoft and Apple both released tablets they said could replace your laptop.<p>Apple's iPad Pro was a great and super-refined piece of hardware. But to me, Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 came much closer to being a laptop replacement.<p>History now seems like it's repeating itself.<p>Apple just …

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Huawei Matebook X review: The cost of a Windows PC with a MacBook design

Good in many ways, but you’re really paying for the Apple-like design.<p>Huawei has been slowly pushing its way into the PC market. Its first attempt …

Laptops

MacBook Pro vs. MacBook vs. MacBook Air: Which should you buy?

Apple released new Mac laptops at its recent Worldwide Developers Conference and you’d be right in thinking that this is a really good time to buy …

Laptops

In platform versus partner, competition gets more intense

As their hardware businesses grow, big tech OS licensors are more willing to cut into the sales of their licensees' products.<p>Once, developing a tech …

Microsoft

Razer's New Upgraded Blade Stealth Laptop Looks Like a Powerhouse

As a company, Razer has built itself quite the reputation within the PC gaming community by developing some of the best gaming peripherals available …

Laptops

How to keep your smartphone cool during the hot summer months

Sun's out, the smartphone's out. But don't forget that in addition to slathering on the sunscreen, you'll have to keep your phone protected, …

Hacking

Apple's Thunderbolt Display doesn’t work with a 12-inch MacBook’s USB-C port

While the USB-C connector type has a lot of advantages and it’s now guaranteed with Intel’s full support at being the dominant peripheral format for …