Hardware

iMac 27" 2020

How the M1 Pro and M1 Max open up a world of possibilities for the Mac

The other shoe has finally dropped. Eleven months after the release of the first M1 Macs ushered in the Apple silicon era for the Mac, Apple has addressed how it plans to serve the needs of users for whom iPad-level … Continue reading

13-inch MacBook Pro (M1, 2020)

Sizing up the MacBook Pro: Go big, go small, or go Max?

With the introduction of all-new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, Apple has officially moved every laptop it sells away from Intel processors. The two-year transition to Apple Silicon is moving along well. Apple now sells three MacBook Pro models: … Continue reading

Apple Polishing Cloth

If you want Apple’s $19 Polishing Cloth before Christmas, go buy it now

Apple unveiled a bunch of new products at its “Unleashed” event, including new MacBook Pros, third-gen AirPods, and new HomePod mini colors, but there was one that didn’t make the keynote. Apple is now selling a Polishing Cloth for your screens … Continue reading

24-inch iMac 27-inch iMac

The next iMac: Liquid Retina XDR display, M1 Pro redesign eyed for 2022

The 24-inch iMac brought a new design and a faster chip to Apple’s all-in-one machine, but we’re still waiting for its bigger, faster sibling to replace the current Intel-based 27-inch iMac. Bloomberg reported in May that Apple had put the larger iMac aside to focus … Continue reading

XDR everywhere: Apple reportedly eyes mini-LED iMac and monitor

After debuting in the 12.9-inch iPad Pro this spring, Apple has expanded its Liquid Retina XDR offerings to include the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro, which delivers brightness, color, and contrast never before seen on a MacBook. Now a … Continue reading

Macalope

Are we really getting mad at the iPhone 14 already?

You won’t believe this. The Macalope was in the mall yesterday and they already have the hating-on-the-iPhone-14 decorations up. Yes, from the guy who brought you such hits as “These rumors about the 2017 iPhone rumors will really anger you”, … Continue reading

apple arcade pricing

Apple Arcade FAQ: ‘NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition’ is available today

Gaming subscription services are all the rage now, but Apple Arcade isn’t quite like Google Stadia or Xbox Live. So if you’ve got questions about it, we’ve got plenty of answers. Updated 10/19/21: NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition has been released. … Continue reading

Apple M1 Pro Max CPU

M1 Pro and M1 Max: Apple’s about to embarrass Intel all over again

In a recent Axios interview, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger said he wants to win back Apple’s business by making better products. “Apple decided they could do a better chip themselves than we could,” he said, following it with the understatement … Continue reading

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The new MacBook Pro falls frustratingly short of perfection

The unveiling of the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro on Monday was an occasion I’ve been anxiously waiting for, and it did not disappoint. The processors, specs and features for the new laptops are overwhelming—so much so that it … Continue reading

How to pick adapters or docks extend your Mac to other displays

Apple has long made it a point of pride that it’s easy to add monitors for mirroring or extending the desktop to Macs. But with the multiplication of model types and limitations, you might feel stymied when you’re ready to … Continue reading