Hardware

Apple may have a massive change in store for the M2 chip

When Apple launched the M2 chip in the new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air at WWDC, there were few changes from the M1. Built using the same architecture and 5nm process, the chip brings predictable gains over the M1, and … Continue reading

Macalope

Apple’s privacy is more important–and precarious–than ever

The Macalope like to think of himself as an optimist. It would just be a lot easier to be an optimist if things didn’t keep happening. Alas, time is linear and the line appears to be going through the floor … Continue reading

13-inch MacBook Pro M2 (2022)

SSD speeds on the cheapest M2 MacBook Pro are seriously slow

Our review of Apple’s new 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro found that it’s a decent laptop, but we have several reasons why you should think twice about buying it. And now some YouTubers have discovered another reason to avoid the base … Continue reading

AirPods Pro 2 render

New AirPods Pro may gain fitness features, fast USB-C charging

Our almost three-year wait for a follow-up to 2019’s AirPods Pro could soon be at an end, and we already have a pretty good idea about what they are going to bring. And thanks to a new report from 52audio, … Continue reading

Apple

iMac vs MacBook Pro

At a Glance Our Verdict Right now we’d recommend the MacBook Pro models – 13in, 14in and 16in over the iMac. The 13in MacBook Pro offers better value for money and better chips than the 24in iMac and the 14in … Continue reading

How to receive texts to a phone number across all your Apple devices

The oldest parts of the cellular phone system are figuratively held together with chicken wire and chewing gum, and wireless carriers have little motivation to change it because it works and nets them billions upon billions of dollars. Apple created … Continue reading

Apple gearing up to launch nearly two dozen new products this fall

If you thought WWDC was packed with new products, you ain’t seen nothing yet. While Apple usually fills the fall and winter months with new products, this year could bring as many as 20 new devices, from four new iPhone … Continue reading

iPhone 13 Pro

Apple silicon, ranked: How the M2 compares to every other Apple chip

At the heart of every Apple device is a processor. Apple has been using its own processors in its iPhones and iPads for some time, while the Mac lineup just started the second year of a two-year transition. Apple has … Continue reading

Macs can get viruses, but do Macs need antivirus software?

Do Macs get viruses? Do Macs need antivirus software? The answer isn’t as simple as it may seem. In this article, we look at the dangers faced by Mac users and the pros and cons of using Mac antivirus software. … Continue reading

ClearVPN is so pretty that it doesn’t even feel like a VPN. But it works like one — and it’s 80% off.

The digital wars continue to rage fast and furious — and if you want to stay protected online, you have to place a lot of trust in your service providers, including your VPN company. That’s no small issue when you … Continue reading