13-inch Apple MacBook Pro gets quad-core CPU, loses function keys

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Apple quietly introduced a new base model 13-inch MacBook Pro, making it the most affordable quad-core macOS laptop you can buy new. Starting at USD 1299, the computer is powered by an 8th-generation 1.4GHz Core i5 or 1.7GHz Core i7 processor and comes with a TrueTone Retina display, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage, […]

Rumor: 16-inch Apple MacBook Pro coming in September?

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It is being widely reported that Apple will continue its 2019 new hardware parade in September with the unveiling of a 16-inch MacBook Pro. The laptop powerhouse will, if rumours are to be believed, exist in a class of its own within the company’s lineup. Everything we know about the computer so far is its […]

Apple recalls 15-inch MacBook Pros (2015) over battery fire hazard

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Out of nowhere, Apple has began recalling some of its 15-inch MacBook Pros sold between September 2015 and February 2017. A danger of overheating batteries has been identified in these models. Therefore, Apple is urging all owners of the “MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) model to check its serial number on this page and […]

Apple intros 8-core MacBook Pros for busy music producers

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Apple has refreshed its MacBook Pro laptops with the addition of 8th & 9th generation Intel silicon and yet another keyboard revision. For the first time in its history, the MacBook Pro is available with an eight-core CPU configuration for admirable performance gains. According to Apple, the eight-core MBPs manage two times the performance of […]

Apple partially fixes USB audio on 2018 Macs in latest Mojave update

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Owing in part to the custom USB controller and security chips Apple uses in its computers, some 2018 Mac models are plagued by glitching, unstable USB audio – not with every interface and under every scenario, but there is a legitimate issue. Naturally, such performance hiccups are unacceptable considering Macs’ reputation as music making machines. […]

Apple’s top-range MacBook Pro 2018 now supports up to 32GB of RAM

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Out of the blue, Apple announced upgrades to the higher-end 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with Touch Bar. The 13-inch model now has the latest quad-core Intel Core i5 and i7 processors with Intel Iris Plus 655 integrated graphics and up to 2TB of SSD storage. The 15-inch model is where things get more […]

Is Apple readying five new iPads and five new Macbooks for Fall 2018?

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It looks like Apple has a bunch of new MacBooks and iPads in store for the coming Fall season. More specifically, the Cupertino company has registered five new iPads and five new Mac laptops with the Eurasian Economic Commission. The model identifiers are as follows: New Mac models: A1931, A1932, A1988, A1989 and A1990 New […]

Deal: Boom 3D turns your Mac speakers Surround for only USD 8

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While Mac speakers sound fine for the small-format squeakers they are, giving them a boost and taking them to their maximum potential is a compelling opportunity. The makers of Boom 3D claim their software enables a 3D Surround Sound audio experience using just your built-in Apple speakers on the iMac, MacBook Pro, or whatever fruity […]

Intel intros 6-core Core i9-8950HK laptop CPU with improved multi-core performance

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Intel officially launched its latest high-end Coffee Lake Core i9 laptop processor. Likely to go into next generation MacBook Pros (the higher end models, possibly exclusive to the 15-inchers), the CPUs are made on a 14nm process. The Core i9-8950HK features 6 cores and 12 threads, along with the ability to turbo boost up to […]

Apple MacBook Pro 2018 rumours: A better laptop for musicians?

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The Apple MacBook Pro is so ubiquitous on stage and in the studio that calling it a musical instrument in its own right is well-deserved! However, its latest incarnation, which surfaced back in 2016 (and got updated to newer-generation processors last year) proved a bit of a disappointment for some. Apple essentially forced USB-C on […]