Apple announces the iMac Pro, starting at $4999

iMac Pro goes on sale in the United States. If you want a powerful workstation, the new iMac Pro may be the product you are looking. It’s a rather expensive all-in-one computer, starting at the whooping $4,999 when goes on sale tomorrow. However, the iMac Pro is not for everyone, not just because of its price, but also for the fact that a few of us would actually unleash the full power of the workstation. With a massive 27-inch screen with a 5k resolution, the iMac Pro can be configured with up to 18-core Intel Xeon and up to 128GB[…]

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macOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra gets improvements with the 10.13.2 Update

Third-party USB devices now work better. Following the release of updates 10.13 and 10.13.1 with the important bug fix that eliminates the root vulnerability, Apple is now rolling out another minor update to macOS High Sierra. It’s live for everyone with Mac, downloadable from the App Store. Update 10.13.2 for macOS improves the performance of non-Apple USB devices. The update also improves the compatibility of Braille displays with Mail, and VoiceOver navigation when previewing PDF documents. There are also many security fixes included in this version, for which you can read more details here. 

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MacBook Pro

MacBook sales grew in the third quarter of 2017

An 11.3% increase of the MacBook sales in Q3 2017. Apple sold more MacBook in Q317 than the same period last year. The company sold 11.3% more MacBook in the third quarter of the year, resulting in a 10.4% market share. The overall sales of notebooks have also increased by 6.8%, exceeding the expectations. Apple is now the fourth biggest manufacturer in this market, shipping around 4.44 million MacBooks in the quarter, according to a report from TrendForce. HP remains a leader (share of 25.8%), with an impressive year-to-year increase in the third quarter of 17.6%. HP sold 11 million[…]

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Microsoft Surface Book 2

Surface Book 2 has 17 hours of battery life, compared to 10 hours for MacBook Pro

Microsoft unveils the second-generation of the Surface Book One of the most interesting high-end computers in the market today is the Microsoft Surface, and the line has just got a new model – the Surface Book 2. Improving the first generation by adding a new powerful processor and graphics, Microsoft hopes to attract more premium buyers – competing in the same market niche like Apple with the MacBook Pro. The Surface Book 2 is more powerful than the latest MacBook Pro, having latest 8th Gen Intel Processors and GeForce GTX 1050 or 1060 graphics, depending on the configuration. According to[…]

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KRACK Wi-Fi

Serious Wi-Fi vulnerability puts billion of devices at risk, but Apple already patched it

KRACK Wi-Fi is a serious security issue. The major vulnerability found recently by KU Leuven in Belgium has been called KRACK Wi-Fi. It affects the WPA2 protocol that encrypts the internet traffic when the device is connected to Wi-Fi networks, possibly putting the device at risk of being hacked. KRACK exploits the weaknesses in the Wi-Fi protocol, so an attacker could steal sensitive information like passwords, credit cards, emails, and more. A hacker could also inject ransomware into website and manipulate data. This vulnerability can affect any device running iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows or Linux, but fortunately your iPhone or[…]

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MacBook Pro

Intel’s Cannon Lake chip reportedly delayed, MacBook Pro under threat?

10nm chip may have been delayed to the end of 2018. Apple relies on Intel and the upcoming Cannon Lake chip built on the 10nm CPU architecture to upgrade its MacBook Pro models in 2018, but a reliable source confirms that Intel won’t be ready with the processor by the end of 2018. The original target-launch for Cannon Lake was mid-2017, but the date has been rescheduled three times already – first to early 2018, then to mid-2018, and now to the end of 2018. If the report is accurate and Intel won’t release the chip as everyone expected, Apple[…]

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macOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra beta 9 released to developers

Developer testing of High Sierra beta 9 ongoing. Apple has released an update to macOS High Sierra for developer testing, which is the second beta for a week. Beta 9 brings improvements to the File System, Photos, Safari, and more. Registered developers can try out this version on their machines, enjoying all latest improvements and fixes before the regular public testers and everyone outside of the testing program. macOS High Sierra introduces many new features like native eGPU support, Safari improvements, new features for Photos, Mail, and the new APFS file system that already appeared in iOS 10.3. Apple will[…]

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parallels desktop 13

Parallels Desktop 13 is faster and supports the latest Windows features

The new version of Parallels Desktop brings many improvements. Parallels Desktop 13 is now official for Mac and MacBook users, bringing many interesting improvements and new features, along with support for the latest additions to Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra. There is a new Picture-in-Picture mode, allowing users to easily monitor their virtual desktops. Parallel Desktop 13 supports the new features in Windows 10, including an ability to pin contacts to the taskbar. The software also supports Touch Bar on the new MacBooks, enabling the usage of the OLED bar for apps and features freely customizable by the users[…]

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Formula 1 2017 will be released on August 25 for Mac and PC

The game to be launched on the same date for Windows and Mac. Codemasters have announced that their new Formula One game will be released on August 25. The game will launch for both Mac and Windows on the same day, priced at $60 from the Feral and Steam stores. Later, it will be available via the App Store, for the price of $50. F1 2017 will definitely attract all fans of the popular racing sport. Watch the epic 0.55 min video below: Formula 1 2017 will allow you to race with all cars from the current season, but also[…]

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MacBook 12

Increased MacBook sales in the second quarter of 2017

Apple is again on the fast track with MacBook. The market research company called TrendForce has published its regular report about the global notebook shipments for the second quarter of 2017. According to the data, Apple remains number 5 in the rank, but Cupertino managed to increase its market share on a quarter-to-quarter basis with 1%. Apple sold 17.1% more MacBooks in Q2 2017 in comparison to Q1 2017. The total shipments of MacBook are 3.98 million, according to Trend Force. Apple refreshed the MacBook line in June 2017, less than a year before the last hardware upgrade, launching new[…]

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