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MacOS Mojave 10.14

MacOS Mojave review

MacOS Mojave review

Mojave is the latest version of MacOS, and it's out now. Chock-full of quality-of-life upgrades, we took it for a test drive to get a sneak peek at what you can expect from the next major update to MacOS. Let's see how it stacks up to last year's High Sierra.
MacOS Mojave 10.14

The 5 best features in MacOS Mojave

The 5 best features in MacOS Mojave

Apple's new version of MacOS is finally here and can be installed on your Mac today. Why should you download? Well, there's a lot more to the update than just Dark Mode. These are the five features that make the biggest impact on your day-to-day workflow as a Mac user.
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Documentation shows data recovery possible for Macs with T2 coprocessor

Documentation shows data recovery possible for Macs with T2 coprocessor

New internal documentation leaked from Apple shows that data recovery is possible for Macs with T2 Coprocessor thanks to internal diagnostics software to be used by technicians, giving users of the 2018 MacBook Pro a new hope of seeing their data in the event of a system failure.
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Is Apple planning an all-Mac keynote later this fall?

Is Apple planning an all-Mac keynote later this fall?

Apple's September keynote was all about the iPhone, leaving Mac fans feeling left in the dust. While it wasn't surprising, there's a chance Apple could be leaving the door open for a Mac-focused October keynote that'll make us all feel better. Or maybe we're feeling way too optimistic for our own good.
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MacOS Mojave officially launches on September 24

MacOS Mojave officially launches on September 24

Apple users on a compatible Mac desktop or laptop will be able to download MacOS Mojave starting September 24. The OS has been in beta since Apple announced Mojave's features -- including a new night mode, workflow improvements, and a revamped Mac App Store -- at WWDC.
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Refreshed MacBook Air and iPad Pro are absent from Apple’s website leak

Refreshed MacBook Air and iPad Pro are absent from Apple’s website leak

Apple fans hoping to glimpse new iPad tablets and a refreshed MacBook may have to wait, as the tablet and notebook were nowhere to be found in Apple's website source code ahead of Apple's Gather Round event today. This likely means that neither the MacBook nor the iPad will be updated.
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Apple could announce a new MacBook this week. Here’s what we want to see

Apple could announce a new MacBook this week. Here’s what we want to see

Rumors about a new MacBook or MacBook Air have been swirling for almost a year now. Apple might be holding the announcement for later this year, but there's a chance Apple could give us a peek at the entry-level MacBook at its Gather Round press event. If it makes an appearance, here's what I want it to look like.

What’s the skinny? Apple may launch a new MacBook with ultrathin design soon

What’s the skinny? Apple may launch a new MacBook with ultrathin design soon

Apple may be working on an ultrathin laptop that could be launching soon under the MacBook brand, according to the latest report. However, there have recently been some conflicting rumors on whether Apple's next laptop refresh will bear the MacBook or MacBook Air branding.
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A dual-screen MacBook concept shows how Apple could ditch the keyboard

A dual-screen MacBook concept shows how Apple could ditch the keyboard

Turkish designer Furkan Kasap's futuristic MacBook Pro concept MacBook Pro shows how Apple could get rid of the keyboard -- and its woes with sticky keys -- by going with a dual-screen design. Kasap replaces the physical keyboard with a dynamic touchscreen keyboard and multitasking windows in a clean interface.
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A MacBook Air with Retina display and Mac Mini “Pro” could arrive this fall

A MacBook Air with Retina display and Mac Mini “Pro” could arrive this fall

This fall, two of Apple's most beloved Macs may get refreshed. The MacBook Air and Mac Mini may see significant upgrades. Along with presumably faster and new processors, the notebook will get a Retina display, while the miniature desktop will get pro-centric components.
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How to use AirDrop

How to use AirDrop

Apple AirDrop is an efficient way to send files between multiple people, but do you know how to use AirDrop? It's not as complicated as it might seem. All you need to do is follow these steps and you'll be sending photos, videos, contacts, locations and more to your iPhone, iPad, or Mac with ease.

New Apple MacBook may appear in September at $1,200

New Apple MacBook may appear in September at $1,200

Apple may reveal new products in September including an entry-level 13-inch MacBook based on Intel’s seventh-generation processors. Industry sources claim Apple originally intended these units to rely on Intel’s upcoming 10nm “Cannon Lake” processors, but Intel delayed mass production of these chips.

Score some Mac hardware on the cheap during Best Buy’s Apple sale

Score some Mac hardware on the cheap during Best Buy’s Apple sale

If you're in the mood for some Cupertino gear but don't want to wait until Black Friday, then you're in luck: Best Buy is slashing prices during its limited-time Apple sale. Find deals that can save you as much as $300 on everything from MacBooks to iPhones.
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Apple preps production of updated MacBook Air for a 2018 launch

Apple preps production of updated MacBook Air for a 2018 launch

Apple is expected to rely on Quanta to manufacture its low-cost Mac laptop, and production is expected to begin soon for the device to launch before the year is over. Previous rumors suggest that the MacBook Air replacement could ship with Intel's eighth-gen chips and a Retina display.
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A brand-new Mac can be hacked remotely during its first Wi-Fi connection

A brand-new Mac can be hacked remotely during its first Wi-Fi connection

Although Apple has since patched a security vulnerability with MacOS 10.13.6, companies issuing Macs to employees will want to be wary of a flaw that allows hackers to inject malicious software when a Mac connects to Wi-Fi for the first time during setup and eventually penetrate a corporate network.
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Apple’s new MacBook Air with Intel’s 8th-gen processors expected this year

Apple’s new MacBook Air with Intel’s 8th-gen processors expected this year

Apple is expected to launch its most powerful MacBook Air ever created with Intel's eighth-generation Kaby Lake Refresh processors. This means that the new MacBook Air, which is expected in the second half of this year, could top out with quad-core processors and come with a new Retina display.
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The MacBook Pro’s tight security comes with an annoying compromise

The MacBook Pro’s tight security comes with an annoying compromise

Apple has brought its T2 coprocessor to the new MacBook Pros, offering advanced security features such as encrypted storage and secured boot. But as with many aspects of the MacBook Pro, it comes with a compromise that a lot of us feel weary about. Here’s why it feels like Apple is taking one step forward and two steps back.
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Updated Apple patent suggests MacBook Pro will eventually sport touchscreens

Updated Apple patent suggests MacBook Pro will eventually sport touchscreens

A patent application indicates that the MacBook Pro may eventually include a touchscreen. The hint stems from a patent describing wireless charging between two or more devices. Illustrations show a mobile phone and smartwatch physically resting in a laptop’s touchpad area, receiving a charge.

Apple’s MacBook Pro throttling fix seems to be working

Apple’s MacBook Pro throttling fix seems to be working

A recent benchmark showed Intel’s Core i9-8950HK CPU in Apple’s latest 15-inch MacBook Pro severely throttled in performance presumably due to cooling issues. Apple has since confirmed the problem and released a software fix which appears to have cleared up most users problems, restoring the MacBook Pro's performance.
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If you own a 2018 MacBook Pro, you will want to maintain data backups

If you own a 2018 MacBook Pro, you will want to maintain data backups

Due to a new logic board design on the 2018 MacBook Pro, Apple's existing tools to recover data stored on the computer's solid-state drive won't work. Owners of the 2018 MacBook Pro will want to be vigilant about maintaining backups of their system to prevent unrecoverable data in the event of logic board failure.

The Apple T2 chip in the latest MacBook Pros offer a deeper level of security

The Apple T2 chip in the latest MacBook Pros offer a deeper level of security

Apple surprised customers with a sudden (but expected) hardware refresh of its 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros without an on-stage introduction. The updated models include the T2 security chip first introduced in 2017’s iMac Pro providing a secure boot, encrypted storage and live “Hey Siri” commands.
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The launch of the new MacBook Pro has been a complete disaster

The launch of the new MacBook Pro has been a complete disaster

Apple has completely flubbed what could have been a simple, reassuring processor bump to the MacBook Pro. From issues with pricing and CPU throttling to the puzzling keyboard, the MacBook Pro lineup has been left in an even more volatile and controversial state than before the 2018 update.
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Apple quietly confirms 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard ships with anti-debris design

Apple quietly confirms 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard ships with anti-debris design

Apple quietly fixed the MacBook Pro's sticky key problem when it announced the quieter keys on the new 2018 models. The new keyboard, which comes with a membrane underneath each key to dampen noise and keep debris away, is exclusive to the 2018 MacBook Pro, and owners of older laptops are left out in the cold.

Benchmark test shows Core i9 severely throttled in 15-inch MacBook Pro

Benchmark test shows Core i9 severely throttled in 15-inch MacBook Pro

YouTuber Dave Lee is reporting what we already expected would happen with Apple’s latest MacBook Pro refresh and the Core i9-8950HK six-core processor crammed inside: Performance throttling. There’s just not enough space in the 0.61-inch-tall chassis to sufficiently cool the chip.
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Apple repair program won’t upgrade older MacBook Pros to new keyboard

Apple repair program won’t upgrade older MacBook Pros to new keyboard

If you own a MacBook Pro model prior to last week's refresh and suffer from the widely documented keyboard problems, don't expect Apple to give you a free keyboard upgrade when you take your notebook in for repair. Apple said that the quieter third-generation keyboard is an exclusive feature for its 2018 notebooks.
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Apple’s newest MacBook Pro is now $150 off if you’re a student

Apple’s newest MacBook Pro is now $150 off if you’re a student

Apple only launched its refreshed MacBook Pro this week, but deals are already starting to pop up for the powerful Mac notebook. Students can now score a discount of $150 through Best Buy, bringing the starting cost for a Touch Bar-equipped model with an 8th-generation Intel processor down to $1,649.
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Apple’s sticky key problem isn’t going away on the 2018 MacBook Pro

Apple’s sticky key problem isn’t going away on the 2018 MacBook Pro

Apple introduced a new third-generation keyboard when it launched the 2018 MacBook Pro, but it didn't address a major user pain point that caused the keys on last year's model to become sticky and unresponsive. There's no engineering fix, and Apple is instead promoting a quieter typing experience this year.
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Don’t like the Touch Bar? Too bad. Apple’s new Macbooks make it almost mandatory

Don’t like the Touch Bar? Too bad. Apple’s new Macbooks make it almost mandatory

Apple surprised the world by launching the 2018 update of its MacBook Pro. While these new six-core laptops are powerful, we were disappointed to learn that the entry-level models were completely out of luck. Once again, Apple has left budget-minded fans hanging out to dry with this recent update.
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New MacBook Pros are the most powerful laptops Apple has ever made

New MacBook Pros are the most powerful laptops Apple has ever made

Apple has debuted a new generation of MacBook Pro laptops. Available in both 13- and 15-inch form factors, the new notebooks sport the most powerful hardware Apple has ever included in a laptop. Eighth-generation CPUs, up to 32GB of RAM, and 4TB of storage are available, with a newly designed keyboard.
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Mac Mini could make a comeback this year with a rumored refresh

Mac Mini could make a comeback this year with a rumored refresh

After more than three years, Apple may breathe new life into the Mac Mini this year. Along with a rumored refresh across its Mac computer family, the Mac Mini is speculated to be get an update that brings a new processor, delivering better performance. A refresh is also planned for the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iMac.
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An Apple fan took six months to cross-stitch the original Mac’s Control Panel

An Apple fan took six months to cross-stitch the original Mac’s Control Panel

Clearly one of Apple’s biggest fans, Glenda Adams recently jumped on Twitter to showcase a hand-stitched version of the original MacOS Control Panel. More specifically, she stitched each pixel as seen on the original screen, taking nearly six months of “on and off” hand-stitching.
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Apple registers 10 unannounced MacBook and iPad devices overseas

Apple registers 10 unannounced MacBook and iPad devices overseas

French website Consomac discovered that Apple just registered upcoming MacBooks and iPads with the Eurasian Economic Commission. The filings are a requirement for encrypted devices that will be sold in Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. They list 10 models altogether.

The MacBook Pro may finally get updated with faster processors

The MacBook Pro may finally get updated with faster processors

There’s no doubt Apple plans to update its MacBook Pros with eighth-generation Intel CPUs, but now a new benchmark gives us a better view at the specific chips we’ll see in the upcoming devices. In the case of the next 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, one variant will rely on Intel's Core i7-8559U chip.
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Mac owners can now test MacOS Mojave with Apple’s new public beta

Mac owners can now test MacOS Mojave with Apple’s new public beta

You can now be among the first to test out Apple's newest MacOS Mojave operating system and experience the new dark mode. Apple is now opening up the MacOS Mojave public beta, and it's inviting users to test out the OS to provide feedback ahead of the software's release this fall, but be sure to backup your data!