On June 13, 2012 By Charles Tian
Back at WWDC on Monday, Apple unvieled the latest upgrade to the company’s line of Macbook Pros: a 15-inch model with a retina display screen, which Apple dubbed the highest-resolution laptop computer in the world. iFixit, the well-known company that does teardowns and offers repair advice on a variety of different tech products, has already gotten its hands on one of the new Macbook Pros and done a full teardown of the device.Read More →
A new feature for Macs announced at WWDC 2012 today was Power Nap, which is, according to Apple, designed to keep your Mac running up to date even when it’s not currently in use (in sleep mode.) The service is supposed to be very power efficient and will be available on the new Macbook Airs as well as Macbook Airs with retina display. More information will be posted about the feature as it is made available by Apple.Read More →
On June 11, 2012 By Charles Tian
Aside from the new Macbook Pros recently announced at WWDC 2012, Apple also announced a new lineup of Macbook Airs, sporting better processors and faster graphics at the same price as their predecessors. Additionally, the new Macbook Airs will support USB 3.0, as well as a variety of other features.Read More →
On September 12, 2011 By Jimmy Xiao
Apple’s newest Macbook Air and Macbook Mini models have proved to be amazingly successful – so much so that their presence has caused the overall Mac growth to be significantly higher than previously estimated.
According to research firm NPD, Mac sales rose 22% for the third quarter when compared to last year – which is 6% higher than Wall Street analysts predicted growth to be.Read More →
According to a report by Macrumors, Apple may be finishing up work on its secretive new ultra-thin 15″ Mac Notebook.
Macrumors claims that Apple is already in the late stages of testing this new notebook, although it is not known whether it will be sold as a Macbook Pro or Macbook Air.
However, it may be assumed that if this were to be a new Macbook Pro, then Apple may very well be starting toRead More →
With the new Macbook Airs stating that they are 2.5x faster, outfitted with a back-lit keyboard and high-speed Thunderbolt port, and sporting all-flash storage – it would seem that nothing could go wrong.
However, according to a new report by AppleInsider, although Apple offers 128 GB SSDs for both the 11-inch and 13-inch models, the speeds from the flash drives are not the same.Read More →
On July 21, 2011 By Charles Tian
For the past couple of years, Apple’s Mac computers have been steadily climbing in market share, and now Apple has announced that in 2011, the company may ship up to 15 million units of its Macbook Airs and Pros. It is expected to have received anywhere from 400,000 to 500,000 Macbook Airs in June, as well as in July and August. If trends continue with the Macbook Air and Pro, we could be seeing 15 million units shipped by the end of the year.Read More →
It appears that contrary to rumor, the new Macbook Air still has a flash-based solid state drive that is removable- meaning that you are still able to upgrade your SSD for more storage. Unfortunately, if you want more RAM, then you’re still out of luck. However, Apple does give the choice to upgrade RAM when buying your device, though it will cost you more.Read More →