Tag: MacBook

The Newest MacBook Has A Slower SSD Than Previous Generation: Report

According to a Blackmagic Disk test, the just-announced MacBook Air’s SSD has a read speed that’s 35 percent slower than the last-generation model. This might not be so bad, though.


Apple To Stop Using Butterfly Keyboards In New MacBooks: Report

A new report says that Apple is ditching the butterfly keyboards in the near future. Starting with the 2019 refreshed MacBook Air, new models are said to sport a scissor-switch keyboard design instead.

Apple July 4, 2019

MacBook Pro Catches Fire, Days Before Apple's Battery Recall Program

A user shared pictures of his MacBook Pro that caught fire, showing burn marks and a gaping hole on its bottom. As the owner explained, this occurred days before Apple announced the battery recall program for the machines.

Apple July 3, 2019

MacBook Keyboard Repairs Just Got Faster As Apple Commits To Next-Day Turnaround

Apple’s Genius Bar employees are fixing MacBooks with faulty keyboards in-store instead of sending them to a facility. It marks what appears to be its latest effort to address one of the biggest issues still plaguing newer Macs.

Apple April 24, 2019

Apple Drops $99 Data Migration Fee For Transferring Old Data To New Macs

Having an Apple Store professional transfer data to a newly purchased or repaired Mac is now completely free. The policy change took effect on April 2.

Apple April 10, 2019

Rumored 16-Inch MacBook Won’t Arrive Until Next Year, Says Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple’s rumored 16-inch MacBook isn’t due until next year or possibly 2021, says Ming-Chi Kuo. His other prediction, a 31.6-inch display, is still apparently on track for 2019, though.

Apple April 9, 2019

MacBook Pro With All-New Design And 16.5-Inch Display Allegedly Coming Out This Year

The new MacBook Pro, apparently set to be released this year, will feature an all-new design. It will signal the return of a large-screen MacBook model after Apple stopped making 17-inch ones in 2012.

Apple February 18, 2019

Apple MacBook ‘Flexgate’ Problem: Are You Affected?

Apple now potentially faces a new controversy nicknamed ‘flexgate.’ It refers to MacBook Pro models 2016 and above whose displays worsen overtime and show uneven, spotted backlighting.

Apple January 23, 2019

The Best Apps To Install On Your New Mac

So you got a new iMac, MacBook, or Mac Mini this holiday. Check out this guide to find out which apps you should install immediately.

Apps/Software December 27, 2018

PC Or Mac? Which One Should You Choose?

One important question in choosing a computer is whether you should get a Mac or a PC. Check out this guide to find out which is the right one for you.

Computers December 26, 2018

Laptop Guide Holiday 2018: How To Find The Perfect Laptop For You

Finding the perfect laptop is important. Tech Times has written a definitive laptop guide for those planning to buy one this holiday season, whether for their social media-savvy nephews or hardcore gamer nieces.

Computers December 24, 2018

Apple Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Over MacBooks, iMacs: What To Know About Dust Filters

Apple is hit with lawsuit just months after taking the legal spotlight for faulty MacBook keyboards. Now, a firm alleges the company failed to install air and dust filters on its machines, which has led to display and performance woes.

Apple November 28, 2018

Meet The New MacBook Air: Comes With Retina Display, Revamped Design, And More

The new MacBook Air is here. Apple has finally updated the most ancient-looking model in its lineup with a sleek new design, Retina display, modern innards, and more.

Apple October 31, 2018

Only Apple Service Centers Are Allowed To Repair 2018 MacBook Pro, iMac Pro Models

Apple is now forcing all 2018 MacBook Pro and iMac Pro owners to go to authorize service centers for all repairs. A new software lock will block self and third-party repairs on the computers.

Apple October 5, 2018

Updated MacBook Air Will Have Slim Bezels, Retina Display: Report

Apple will finally release an upgraded MacBook Air. Bloomberg says it’ll have slimmer bezels and a Retina Display, and that Apple is also going to release an updated Mac Mini.

Apple August 21, 2018

Cheap MacBooks Reportedly On Track For December Release: Report

Apple is apparently going to release new Macbook upgrades later this year. Two models could be refreshed: the standard 12-inch MacBook, and the aging MacBook Air.

Apple August 14, 2018

The New MacBook Keyboard Is Exclusive To 2018 Models, Says Apple

The newly redesigned MacBook keyboard will be exclusive to the 2018 MacBook Pro model, Apple has now confirmed. That means existing users who send in their MacBooks for repair won’t get it.

Apple July 16, 2018

2018 MacBook Pro Models Offer Biggest Performance Improvement Since 2011, Geekbench Shows

Preliminary Geekbench results revealed that the 2018 MacBook Pro models offer the biggest performance improvements since 2011. Even better news for MacBook Pro fans is that the Geekbench scores are expected to go even higher in the coming weeks.

Apple July 16, 2018

Apple Unveils New 2018 MacBook Pro Models: All Changes Are Under The Hood

Apple unveiled the new 2018 MacBook Pro models, but only the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar are getting updates. The laptops look the same as their predecessors, but that is because Apple focused on upgrading performance.

Apple July 13, 2018

Apple Reportedly Upgrading Every Product In Its Lineup This Fall, Even The Mac Mini

Apple is preparing a whole slew of upgrades this fall, if analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is correct, which he nearly always is. Expect upgrades for Apple’s entire product lineup, save for the iPod.

Apple July 12, 2018

Apple Registers 5 New Macs And iPads, But There’s A Huge Catch

Apple has apparently registered a filing that lists five new Mac and iPad models — each. That doesn’t mean we’ll be getting that many new products, though.

Apple July 6, 2018

Apple Is Offering Free Repairs For MacBooks With Broken Keyboards

Apple is offering an extended keyboard repair program for MacBook owners suffering from issues with their butterfly-style keyboards. It covers all MacBooks purchased not more than four years ago.

Apple June 23, 2018

Apple Still Hates The Idea Of A Touchscreen MacBook, And Here’s Why

Apple software SVP Craig Federighi thinks Microsoft Surface devices are nothing more than experiments. In other words, don’t expect Apple to release a touchscreen MacBook anytime soon.

Apple June 6, 2018

Apple WWDC 2018: No New MacBooks Or iPad Pros, But There Might Be A Redesigned Apple Watch

At this year’s WWDC, Apple might focus on software. That means no new MacBook and iPad Pro models will be announced, but don’t worry — Apple is already working on those, reports say.

Apple June 1, 2018

Apple Apparently Working On ARM-Based Hybrid Touchscreen Devices Codenamed ‘Star’

Apple could release an ARM-based Mac hybrid as soon as 2020. This device is apparently just one of a new family of devices Apple is developing under the codename Star.

Apple May 28, 2018

Apple Is Working On A New Type Of Flexible Hinge For Its MacBooks

Apple is working on a new hinge design for the MacBook, as new patent additions suggest. This design will allow the MacBook to be created from a single rigid material, which is kind of similar to the Microsoft Surface Book.

Apple May 28, 2018

Apple Hit With Lawsuit After 'Thousands' Of Users Complain About Defective MacBook Pro Keyboards

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple due to reported malfunctions with the keyboard on the MacBook and the MacBook Pro. Over 19,000 consumers signed a petition about the problem.

Apple May 12, 2018

Public Petition Seeks Apple MacBook Pro Recall Over Keyboard Problems

Apple's butterfly keyboard for MacBooks poses issues as the keys can get stuck from the smallest speck of dust. An online petition now calls on Apple to recall every MacBook Pro since 2016 and replace the keyboards with redesigned ones.

Apple May 5, 2018

Apple Delays New MacBook Air To Second Half: Will It Be Worth The Wait?

There were rumors that Apple was planning to launch a new MacBook Air in the second quarter. Reports, however, claim that Apple decided to delay the mass production of the laptop to the second half of the year.

Apple May 1, 2018

35 Amazing Facts About Apple You Didn't Know

Apple had a lot of secrets, from its inception to today. There are some that are now out in the open, which will hopefully give fans a better understanding of its history and what goes on inside the headquarters.

Company April 11, 2018

Patent Shows Apple’s Ideas For A Dust And Crumb-Free MacBook Keyboard

A newly published patent by Apple shows that the company is thinking of ways on how to prevent crumbs and dusts from messing with keyboards on a MacBook. Don’t get excited yet, though.

Apple March 10, 2018

Apple Rumored To Launch Cheaper MacBook Air In The Second Quarter

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple is planning to launch a cheaper MacBook Air, It is unclear what upgrades the new laptop will offer, but it is expected to launch in the second quarter.

Apple March 4, 2018

Apple's Most Legendary Products That You May Have Forgotten

Since its founding in the 1970s, Apple has produced some of the greatest gadgets of all time — including desktop computers, laptops, and mobile devices that revolutionized the way we connect.

Products March 1, 2018

Hackers Lock Out iPhone And Mac Users, Demand Bitcoin Ransom: Here's How To Stay Safe

Hackers have exploited Apple's Find My iPhone and Find My Mac services to lock users from their devices and hold them ransom. Here are some ways to protect yourself before it's too late.

Security September 22, 2017

Apple Unveils Upgraded MacBooks At WWDC 2017: Kaby Lake, Faster Graphics, Better SSDs And More

Apple announced refreshed MacBook models at WWDC 2017, promising more power, faster performance, and better battery life. Here's what the new MacBook and MacBook Pro have to offer.

Apple June 7, 2017

Best Buy Memorial Day 2017 Sale: Discounts On iPhone 7, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4, MacBooks, And More

Best Buy's Memorial Day 2017 sale is just the thing for Apple fans in the market for an iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Mac, or Watch Series 2. The retailer is offering a ton of deals and placing discounts across the devices.

Apple May 27, 2017

Apple To Announce MacBook Upgrades At WWDC? Three New Laptops Planned To Fight Back Against Microsoft

Apple is planning to unveil three new MacBook models at the upcoming WWDC 2017, according to a Bloomberg report. Among the planned updates are a new 13-inch MacBook Air, which has not been redesigned for almost seven years.

Apple May 17, 2017

WikiLeaks Exposes CIA Tools Targeting MacBooks And iPhones: Here's What They Do

WikiLeaks has released Dark Matter, the second part of the series of documents containing hacking and surveillance tools developed by the CIA. The tools described in Dark Matter target the Mac computers and iPhones of Apple.

Security March 24, 2017

2017 MacBook, MacBook Pro Power Up With Kaby Lake Processor: Here Are The Advantages

Apple insider Ming-Chi Kuo is hinting Apple will be using Kaby Lake processors for its 2017 notebook releases. The company will also be increasing the memory of the MacBook Pro and MacBook, according to the analyst.

Apple January 17, 2017

Apple Rumored To Release 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Up To 32 GB Of RAM In Q4

Famed KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that Apple will release a 15-inch MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter that will have 32 GB of RAM as an option. The move will be made possible by Intel's Kaby Lake processors.

Apple January 16, 2017

Google Pixel - MacBook File Transfer Issues Likely Stem From Old Android File Transfer Program

Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners have been having issues with file transfers from Apple MacBooks via the stock USB-C to USB-A cable. As it turns out, the old Android File Transfer program might be to blame, as it hasn't been updated since 2012.

Google January 14, 2017

Year-End Deals On Apple iMac And MacBook Models Abound: Where To Buy The Best Mac For You

Apple has recently updated its lineup of computers. If you think your computer is due for an update as well, here are some of the best deals on the Mac, MacBook or iMac that Apple has to offer.

Computers December 17, 2016

You Can Now Use Your New MacBook Pro's Touch Bar For Adobe Photoshop: Here Are The Functions

Adobe has now released a new update for Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 for Mac that adds Touch Bar support for the 2016 MacBook Pro. Let’s take a look at the things users can perform on Photoshop using the Touch Bar.

Computers December 14, 2016

Apple Tops Holiday Wish Lists: The iPhone Is 2016's Must-Have Tech Gift

Piper Jaffray conducted its annual survey on holiday spending intentions and found that Apple's devices top this year's holiday wishlists. The iPhone is the most wanted holiday gift, followed by Apple's MacBook.

Apple November 29, 2016

Target Cyber Monday Deals Offer 15 Percent Off Sale On All Apple Devices: iPads, iPhones And Almost Everything Else On Website Starting Sunday

Target is extending its big Cyber Monday sale in which almost all items are 15 percent off. The retailer has doubled the length of the sale and included previously excluded items, including all Apple products.

Gadgets November 28, 2016

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