Apple Announces WWDC 2021 – iOS 15, macOS 12 & More

Although there's still no word of a spring event, Apple has finally announced the date for WWDC 2021 – as expected, it's going to be an online event (again). There are already a few annual topics we can be sure of being addressed at this year's WWDC – for example, the announcements of macOS 12, iOS 15, iPadOS 15, tvOS 15, and watchOS 8.
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Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021, 19:20

Will The Next iMac Feature A 32" Display?

After the uneventful first Apple quarter, we can only hope that Apple will soon come up with hardware innovations again. According to a leaker, there will be major innovations for the iMac, among others - literally, because the display will grow.
 
Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021, 13:03

New Benchmark: Apple's M1 Beats All Intel & AMD CPUs – With One Exception

Despite Intel's best advertising efforts, the company is having a rough time convincing customers of the supposed superiority of its x86-based laptops in comparison to Apple's M1-equipped notebooks. Intel has even gone so far as to release more than questionable benchmarks comparing M1 and Intel chip performance, however, a new set of benchmarks reveal the truth.
 
Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021, 10:18

That's It For The iMac Pro – Last Models Sold Out

There wasn't much time between the announcement of the iMac Pro's end as a product and the last model's sale. Now, just two weeks after the announcement, the product is history – with Apple ceasing sales internationally.
 
Monday, Mar 22, 2021, 17:15

More Signs Point Towards A New iMac – 512GB & 1TB Models Removed From Store

There are even more signs of the iMac being the next-in-line for the M1 treatment. Two customization options, the 512GB and 1TB drives, for the 21.5" iMac have been removed from Apple's Online Store. The current 21.5" iMac is now only available with a 256 GB SSD, or 1TB fusion drive.
 
Sunday, Mar 14, 2021, 20:50

Kuo & Nikkei: MacBook Pro 16" M1 Delayed

If Ming-Chi Kuo and Nikkei are to believe, the 16" MacBook Pro's transition to M1 has been delayed until the second half of this year. Those looking to get their hands on either a 14 or 16" M1 MacBook Pro will simply have to wait a little longer.
 
Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021, 17:10

Time Plan Summary: The Switch To M1 For Remaining Intel Macs

In this report, we'll give a timeline for the release of the remaining M1 Macs. So far, the iMac, MacBook Pro 16", and Mac Pro have yet to receive Apple's new M1 chip. One thing's for sure, this year is going to be quite exciting.
 
Saturday, Mar 06, 2021, 21:18

Breaking News: Apple Abandons The iMac Pro – No New Models Expected

The iMac Pro was introduced during the summer of 2017 only for Apple to now cease production 3 years later. Apple made changes to the Apple Online Store, raising questions concerning the iMac Pro's end as a product, which has now been confirmed. Only one version of the iMac Pro is still available for purchase and only, "While supplies still last".
 
Friday, Feb 26, 2021, 17:02

Is A 15" MacBook Air On The Way?

Currently, the MacBook Air is only available with a 13" display. However, reports of a potentially larger variant have been circulating for some time now. According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on such a model now – though it may take some time to hit the market.
 
Friday, Feb 26, 2021, 15:17

Apple Releases macOS 11.2.2 To Prevent Software Induced Hardware Defects

Apple just released a system update for macOS Big Sur. The update should fix an error that could cause hardware defects in certain laptops (2019 MacBook Pro users and 2020 MacBook Air).
 
Friday, Feb 26, 2021, 11:17

Prosser: Colorful M1 iMac & Smaller M1 Mac Pro (Video)

The upcoming iMac won't only have a considerably different looking interior. The all-in-one computer from Apple is likely to come with new housing to accompany the processor change – and according to leaker Jon Prosser, lots of color.
 
Thursday, Feb 25, 2021, 10:52

Kuo On The MacBook Pro 2021: The Return Of The Ports – HDMI, SD, & MagSafe

The new MacBook Pro 16" with Apple's in-house M1 chip could be met with even more applause than expected – several reports state that Apple plans to walk back on controversial design decisions made with previous models in recent years.
 
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021, 16:50

New Mac mini M1 Affected By Pink Pixels – Apple Working On A Solution

External display users have been encountering a few difficulties of late: Mac minis with M1 chips have been showing pink rectangles and pixels on some external displays. Apple is now leading an investigation into this matter and has named several steps to circulate the problem.
 
Sunday, Feb 21, 2021, 20:41

The Changing Computer World: Market Share of macOS vs. Windows vs. ChromeOS

A look at current market shares over the course of the last 12 months reveals that Windows has taken a big hit and ChromeOS has clearly overtaken macOS. However, these values only represent half the truth – a direct comparison is difficult for multiple reasons.
 
Thursday, Feb 11, 2021, 17:01

Battery Replacement Program For MacBook Pro 2016 & 2017 With Charging Issues

For some MacBook Pro, the recently encountered battery problems, which should have been fixed with the last software update, still occur. To combat this, Apple launched a free repair program at the same time as the release of macOS 11.2.1.
 
Tuesday, Feb 09, 2021, 19:48

New Intel Hit Campaign: Intel Claims New Chip Is Superior To M1 In All Respects

Intel recently published a set of claims along with "proof" in the form of what can only be called a "very interesting" set of benchmarks. To Intel's credit, not all of their claims are outrageous, but there are others that don't quite stand up to the scrutiny – leading to quite the discussion in the tech world.
 
Saturday, Feb 06, 2021, 16:06

Say Goodbye To The 1st ARM Mac: Apple Requests Return Of DTK

The DTK (Developer Transition Kit) for the only ARM-based Mac has been available for several months now – but only to developers and against payment of US$500 on loan. Now Apple is contacting participants and requesting the kit's returnal, showing themselves to be lenient in the process.
 
Thursday, Jan 28, 2021, 15:52

Bloomberg: iMac To Receive Face ID – But Not Too Soon

According to Bloomberg, Apple is already working on Face ID for Mac. Even though we're likely to see a newly designed iMac this year, it's unlikely to come with Face ID.
 
Sunday, Jan 17, 2021, 00:11

Staingate: Affected MacBooks Only to Be Repaired by Apple

The hardware defect known as "staingate" that has afflicted several versions of the MacBook Pro is still circling. Apple has already extended the period of the free repair program for affected devices multiple times. Although it'll stay this way, the company is now changing its approach.
 
Friday, Jan 15, 2021, 18:08

MacBook Pro 2021: Away with The Touch Bar, The Return of MagSafe, and Much More Expected

Ming Chi-Kuo, and Mark Gurman from Bloomberg, present their predictions for the 2021 MacBook Pro, which – if correct, mean that the MacBook Pro is in for a significant upgrade as well as an abundance of new features and changes.
 
Monday, Dec 21, 2020, 09:55

One year of the new Mac Pro — and 2021 could get even more exciting

The road to the “new new” Mac Pro was a long one indeed, Apple had already announced the the start of work on a new “high-end system” more than 2 years before the start of the “new” Mac Pro’s sales. Exactly 1 year ago a new Mac, highly awaited by professional users, was released. The new “modular” Mac Pro was available for the first time, ending a long drought — and in the coming year, 2021, a revolution could be forming.
 
Wednesday, Dec 09, 2020, 14:38

Bloomberg: Upcoming Pro Macs to have up to 32 performance cores and 128 GPU cores

Bloomberg presents a sketch of new Macs and Apple’s plans for the coming year. Should reports be accurate, then one can only be amazed.