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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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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Public testers can try iOS 10.2.1 and MacOS Sierra 10.12.3

Apple seeds new public betas of iOS and macOS. Cupertino is rolling out new betas of iOS and macOS Sierra to interested public testers, only a day after these betas reached app developers. iOS is now up to version 10.2.1 in the public beta program, while macOS Sierra has been bumped to version 10.12.2. Beta testers who signed up for the program will receive the new iOS beta as an over-the-air update, while the update for Mac can be installed through the Software Update in App Store. These public betas don’t include any new features and visible changes, but they[…]

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New MacBook Pro with Touch Bar now shipping to customers

Some users who pre-ordered the new laptops will receive them next week. MacBoook 13 and 15-inch variants with the new Touch Bar will be delivered to the first customers on Monday, 14 November, according to shipment notifications. These early pre-orders, registered on the day following the Announcement last month, have already been shipped to the customers who can now track the deliveries to their door. It seems Apple is sending the MacBook Pros in waves, as some of the users who preordered the new models can expect deliveries around the end of November, while other – in early December. Currently,[…]

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Why upgrading to the new MacBook Pro is a bad idea

Apple’s new MacBook has many drawbacks. The new MacBook Pro comes with noticeable improvements in terms of hardware compared with the old generation of Macs, but it also has a higher price and some drawbacks you should carefully consider before going for an upgrade. Here is why upgrading to the new MacBook Pro is not such a good idea: Pro without ports Well, it actually has four ports, but they are all Thunderbolt 3. If you want to use accessories, connect your iPhone, charge a phone, insert an SD card, connect a monitor using HDMI or VGI, and in many[…]

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