Apple has announced a new model in its tablet line called the iPad Air. It weighs one pound, is 7.5mm thick, with a 9.7-inch Retina display with a 43% smaller bezel. iPad Air and iPad MiniThere’s a two fold increase in rendering, apps load two times faster, it contains MIMO technology inside for faster WiFi, the tablet itself is eight times faster than the first gen-iPads, the graphics are 72 times faster as well, it contains 64-bit architecture with over 1 billion transistors with an M7 inside and the new A7 chip.It has 10 hours of battery life and will start at $499, replacing the last-gen iPad. It ships November 1.iPad Mini is getting Retina display, will be priced at $399 and is out later in November. Like iPad Air, it comes in silver, white, gray and black.It also contains an A7 chip making the CPU up to 4 times faster and graphics up to 8 times faster. It’s got 10 hours of battery life, MIMO and a 5MP camera.That’s four iPads in total available with prices … [Read more...] about iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina display announced, new Mac Pro launches in December
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The MacBook family constantly sees upgrades. It seems that every other year, technology moves at a more rapid pace than before. The MacBook Air has enjoyed a successful run so far, but a newer, more powerful MacBook Pro is now on the horizon and is being reported to be vastly superior. Should you still pull the trigger on a MacBook Air? Or cough up the extra dough to purchase the new MacBook Pro? According to CNET, the new MacBook Pro outperforms the current MacBook Air in almost every way. In a side by side comparison, the MacBook Pro offers more computer power and features that the MacBook Air could only dream of. However, many tech experts are suggesting that now is the best time to invest in a MacBook Air. The multi-touch bar was also featured as a key selling point to the new MacBook pro, as this innovation could change the game in how users interact with their notebooks. As reported by The Verge, the MacBook Air has received a substantial price drop from when it was originally … [Read more...] about MacBook Air Latest News & Updates: New Update Makes MacBook Air Better Than Ever? New MacBook Pro To Vastly Outperform MacBook Air?
Touch Bar, the new relatively sensitive touchscreen panel embedded into the Apple's new MacBook Pros keyboard, has numerous apps that it supports as confirmed by Apple. The first set of customers who ordered the new Macbook Pro will soon get their hands on the unit which are also on sale at Apple stores this week. There are more app developers who will be announcing updates soon apart from the ones that are already equipped to use the Touch Bar. According to 9TO5Mac, some make use of the shortcut buttons and sliders. Another is the password manager app 1Password, which can be used to tap into the Touch ID fingerprint sensor for authentication and other functions based on the task being performed. 9TO5Mac has listed the third party apps as well as Apple's apps that can be utilized. These apps can be used as early as December of this year: Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Affinity Designer, OmniGraffle, OmniPlan, OmniFocus and Blogo. OmniOutliner will be available early next year. The … [Read more...] about Macbook Pro News and Updates: Touch Bar Supports Numerous Third Party Apps Including Password Manager 1Password
Rumors suggest that Apple is going to release MacBook Pro 2016 this coming November. This means that we are only three months away from seeing the new Apple laptop. The new MacBook Pro 2016 will be one of the first devices to use the new seventh generation Intel Kaby Lake chipset. Taking all the rumors in the internet, the MacBook Pro 2016 will be completely predesigned and packed in just about every feature you think. The overall case is said to be slimmer and the USB-C availability will be the silver bullet connectivity. MacBook Pro 2016 will also be equipped with Siri, according to NeuroGadget. Siri is a computer program that works as an intelligent personal assistant and knowledge navigator. Siri is part of Apple's iOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems. Siri uses natural language user interface to answer questions. In other words, MacBook Pro 2016 users will now have their own assistant. MacBook Pro 2016 promises to have a better performance. In fact, a report in Parent Herald … [Read more...] about MacBook Pro 2016 Release Date, News & Update: Apple Laptop Out in November? Siri, LTE Features & Other Specs Revealed
If you're upset with the features of the new and upcoming MacBook Pro 2016 that Apple unveiled in the recently held Apple Event last October 27, well, you are not alone. It appeared that many were not pleased, just to say the least, with how Apple's newest MacBook model turned out. In fact, industry experts have spoken out about their opinion on the recently announced MacBook Pro as far as the machine's price tag and its features are concerned. On the price, an article from the Forbes has rounded up comments from tech experts in the field as to whether the base price at $1,499 commensurate the device's features. The experts have also shared their take on the newest and probably distinguishable feature of the new MacBook in relation to its price. So far, the experts have pretty much agreed that the device was actually too expensive as far as its feature is concerned. "I'm disappointed Apple is embracing thin over pure performance which I think users of the MacBook Pro 15 want and need. … [Read more...] about MacBook Pro 2016 News & Update: Why So Many Are Upset With The New MacBook Pro 2016?
While Apple is still hard at work with the new MacBook Pro, rumor has it that next year's model will come with a 32 GB RAM. A bold move for the company, considering the newly announced Pros are at 16 GB. Ming-Chi Kuo, KGI Securities' analyst, stated, however, that the addition of RAM relies on Intel because Apple is purportedly waiting for Cannonlake processors. 16 GB, to be honest, isn't all that impressive for a pricey laptop - a statement echoed by gadget geeks. Apple was slapped with an angry mob for their decision to top out at 16 GB for the latest MacBook Pro. On the other hand, Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Phil Schiller, seems to think very differently of the MacBook Pro 32 GB, in his reply to MacRumors. "To put more than 16GB of fast RAM into a notebook design at this time would require a memory system that consumes much more power and wouldn't be efficient enough for a notebook," he said. Schiller's statement means that adding 32 GB would eat up the … [Read more...] about MacBook Pro Release Date, News & Update: 2017 MacBook Pro May Have Bigger RAM; Price will be Dropped?
Hot off the heels of Apple's declining sales -- for the first time in around 15 years, to be exact -- and a brand new Microsoft PC that's built for artists comes the MacBook Pro redesign. The timing of Apple's announcement couldn't have come at a better time, but the company knows exactly what to do and when to do it, anyway. The new MacBook Pro is exactly what is rumored for months now. Express reports that the big new feature everybody expected it to have, like the OLED Touch Bar that rests just above the keyboard, is there. The Touch Bar, literally a touchscreen bar, contains some relevant information and button options depending on the app(s) that's currently active. The new MacBook Pro is also thinner and lighter, weighing only three pounds. The Verge opined that even though Microsoft came out with a huge announcement in the amazing Surface Studio touch PC, Apple's MacBook Pro revelation was they way to reestablish its place in the industry. The MacBook Air had gone out … [Read more...] about Apple MacBook Pro News & Update: New MacBook Pro Announcement Shows How Apple Is Good At Timing Their Releases
While you’d think the biggest announcement to come out of yesterday’s event would be the Apple Watch, it was really the new super-thin MacBook that was shown off. The new gold device (yes, gold) comes in at 13.1 mm thick and weighs in at just 2 pounds, but there’s a slight catch that comes with the new device.I’ll be honest, the new MacBook looks gorgeous, and one could understand why so many people are going nuts over the new design. It’s ultra-thin, comes in 3 different colors (gold, space grey, and silver), and is so light you’ll think you’re carrying a tablet. Like its predecessors, the new MacBook sports a Retina display (Apple’s specialty screen that gives users greater resolution and clarity by adding significantly more pixels to the screen) by default as well. But as all good things do, the new device comes with a few caveats.The first concern that users should have pertains to the specs of the laptop itself, as well as … [Read more...] about Apple’s new MacBook is super-thin and gorgeous, but at a cost
Apple has the first major update to its Macbook Pro line since 2012. The new models feature a new, smaller body, less weight, and less bezel. Internally, these new models sport Intel’s Skylake processors, which bring greater performance per watt than previous generations. Three models are announced, and while all of them are Macbook Pro’s, one of them is touted as a replacement for the Macbook Air. The new models are said to have 10-hour battery life for basic web browsing and productivity tasks.On the two higher end models, Apple has replaced all ports with four Thunderbolt 3 ports and a single headphone jack. USB-A, HDMI, the SD card slot, and Magsafe charging are all absent. Thunderbolt 3 uses a physical USB-C connection, which allows for charging, USB, display output, and Ethernet on a single cable. Any of the four ports is capable of charging the laptop.The first 13-inch model has the option of dual-core i5 or i7 processors, with 8GB of RAM standard. The 15-inch model … [Read more...] about Apple Launches 2016 Macbook Pro Line
Apple announced a new entry in its popular iPad line today: the iPad Pro. It's the biggest iPad the company has ever developed, boasting a 12.9-inch display. It's also the fastest, Apple said, featuring a "console-class" GPU that's up to two times faster than previous models.Apple's Phil Schiller said the iPad Pro's processors will feature "360 times more graphics power" than previous iPads.The iPad Pro will output 5.6 million pixels — more than a 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, Schiller boasted. It will feature a full-size keyboard and will allow for application multitasking. Schiller said the iPad Pro's larger display will make games and movies more immersive, in part thanks to a four-speaker system that provides audio for the touchscreen device.The new iPad will weigh about 1.5 pounds, slightly more than the original iPad, and measures 6.9 mm thick. Apple said the iPad Pro will boast up to 10 hours of battery life.While the iPad Pro will include the typical … [Read more...] about Apple unveils new iPad Pro, the biggest iPad yet