macbook 2018

MacBook sales expected to grow in late 2021

Apple preparing a new MacBook Air for 2022  A new report by popular analyst Ming Chi Kuo reveals that Apple will sell up to 45% more MacBooks in the second half of 2021. The company has faced production shortages this year, but the situation is now improving. “Shortage of notebook computers will see improvement in 2H21”, the note says, while the total shipments of MacBook may reach 22 million.   In another report, Kuo says that the MacBook Air will see a hardware refresh in the[…]

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macOS Monterey: what’s new

Updates for Safari, Shortcuts app, Focus mode, other features unveiled  Apple made the first beta of macOS Monterey available for public testers, allowing them to try out many new features and improvements, some of them specific to the M1 Macs. The new version of the desktop operating system was introduced at the developer conference in June, while the official launch will be sometime later this year. Here are the most important new features:   Shortcuts: this app should take the productivity to a higher level. According to Cupertino, Shortcuts for macOS[…]

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Rumors about new MacBook Pro in June

Several sources claim that Apple is launching new MacBook Pros  New rumors point toward a June 2021 launch of new MacBook Pro models at the developer conference called WWDC. After Bloomberg reported that Cupertino was preparing a hardware refresh of the MacBook Pro line, another leaker [Jon Prosser] confirmed the news on Twitter. Although Apple is usually focused on software things rather than hardware, this year may be a bit different.   It looks like there will be a 14-inch and a 16-inch model, each with[…]

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MacBook Air is getting new colors soon

Apple working on new MacBooks  A new report claims that Apple is launching new color versions of the MacBook Air to match the colors of the 24-inch iMac. The company announced the M1 iMac with new colors in April, while the latest refresh of the Air line happened in 2020. Along with the new color options, the Mac Book Air will get a new design and smaller bezels. All these novelties will arrive only to the non-geek oriented, non Pro lines of products.   This leads to the conclusion that Apple is not planning to release new colors for its Pro line sometime[…]

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New iPad Pro 2021, iMac and other products announced

Apple announces new products at its ‘Spring Loaded’ event  The company has just unveiled via an online event many new products and accessories, most importantly the new iPad Pro tablet and iMac. Read more details below.  iPad Pro 2021  The new line-up includes an 11-inch and a 12.9-inch model, both powered by the 8-core CPU and GPU M1 chip. They have a Thunderbold connector over USB-C, and up to 2TB of storage. Users may select up to 16GB of RAM, and choose between 5G and Wi-Fi version. Apple[…]

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Spring Loaded event on April 20 to unveil new Apple devices

Apple has just announced its first spring event that will take place in April 20. Of course, the company, just like the last year, will hold an online event as the Covid19 pandemic keeps restricting businesses from their normal functioning. Apple is expected to show off new iPads and other new devices at the event called “Spring Loaded”.   What to expect?   A rumor that Apple was planning an event in April was circulating the internet for several days now, but an official confirmation got from[…]

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Mac gets an official support for Linux this year

There are several ways to run Linux on Mac, but none of them is officially approved. Fortunately, if you want to have Linux on the M1 Macs, you may have this ability by June, according to a new report by Phoronix. The source claims that M1 Macs will support the upcoming Linux 5.13 expected in June.   The work of bringing the drivers needed for Linux to run on Mac is ongoing. There are several issues that are needed to be addressed, like the M1 graphics, and[…]

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The new iMac to come with a bigger display

Apple’s current iMac line includes a 21.5 inch and a 27-inch model, both with a design that looks outdated with large bezels and sides. Popular leaker Iovetodream now reveals that Apple is currently working on a hardware update of the iMac line. According to the source, Apple will offer a new model that exceeds the 27-inch screen of the current model. Moreover, the company is also updating the design, resulting in a device with slimmer bezels and smaller chassis. This change may be similar to the iPad[…]

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Apple to hold a press-event on October 30

New York City, October 30: New iPad and Macs incoming. Apple has today sent out media invites for a big hardware event at the end of this month. The press conference, under the headline “There’s more in the making”, will be held in New York on October 30. The company is expected to unveil new iPad Pro models with improved design and specs, and a refreshed MacBook line. iPad Pro will still be using LCD panels, rather than OLED, but the tablet will adopt an[…]

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Global PC market and Apple Mac sales increase

The worldwide PC shipments jumped for the first time in six years. Q2 2018 appeared to be an interesting quarter for the worldwide PC market and Apple as one of the players in this market. According to Gartner’s preliminary calculations about the sales, the overall computer shipments increased for the first time in six years. There were 62,095 million shipments in the quarter, compared with 61,254 million in Q2 2017, which is a 1.4 percent increase year-over-year. During Q2 2018, Apple shipped 4,395 million Macs,[…]

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