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What colors does the MacBook Pro 13 (2022) come in?

So, you've decided you want a new Apple laptop, and you naturally want one of the best Macs, so that's one with the newest M2 chip inside. Like the MacBook Pro 13 (2022), which while a minor refresh from the outside, boasts the latest and greatest on the inside. But which one to get? Quite...

Is the MacBook Pro 13 (2022) good for gaming?

Laptops like the new MacBook Pro 13 (2022) are not designed for gamers. While the Mac in general has been able to play games over the years, it hasn't been one of the primary focuses of Apple. Nor a primary focus for folks buying any of today's best Macs. But none of this necessarily means that...

These are the best cases for the MacBook Air M2 (2022)

Apple revealed the MacBook Air M2, along with macOS Ventura, during WWDC 2022. This latest addition to the line of Macs comes with an all-new chassis, featuring four stunning finishes. And considering it packs the M2 chip, you might want to take a look at the best apps for Apple silicon -- as they're specifically optimized...

Apple MacBook Pro 13 (M2, 2022) Review: For a small niche group

The new 2022 13-inch MacBook Pro is in a really weird spot. Launched at this year's WWDC almost as an afterthought -- it got exactly 1 minute and 32 second of stage time (yes I timed it) -- it brings back the same design and exterior hardware as its last two predecessors, which would be...

You can preorder the new MacBook Pro M2 later this week

Apple revealed the 13-inch MacBook Pro (2022), along with macOS Ventura and iOS 16, during the main keynote of WWDC22. This new Mac packs the latest M2 chip -- which brings speed and power efficiency improvements. Surprisingly, this MacBook Pro reintroduces the Touch Bar that Apple has removed on the notched MacBook Pro (2021) models. Unfortunately, though,...

Apple’s new M2 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro still only support one external monitor

Yesterday at its WWDC 2022 keynote, Apple did something that it really only does every few years. It introduced new hardware at its biggest software show. The Cupertino firm announced its second-generation Mac silicon, the M2, along with two new PCs that it's baked into: the MacBook Air and the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Unfortunately, the M2...

The new Apple M2 SoC offers 18% better CPU and 25% better GPU performance than the M1

As suggested in numerous leaks over the last few weeks, Apple has finally lifted the covers off the next generation of Apple silicon. The new Apple M2 chip builds upon the success of Apple's first ARM-based SoC and focuses on offering better power efficiency, along with some performance gains. According to Apple, the new Apple M2...

Apple is working on 9 different M2 Mac models, developer logs reveal

Apple introduced the M1 chip back in 2020. Since then, the company has been slowly ditching Intel processors and transitioning to its own silicon on the Mac lineup. It even broadened the limits of the original M1 SoC and released M1 Pro, M1 Max, and -- most recently -- M1 Ultra chips. This has enabled...

New Apple Silicon chips reportedly blow the M1 away

It was WWDC last year that Apple announced its plan to transition its Mac lineup to its custom ARM processors over the course of two years. It introduced a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini with the Apple M1 that fall. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the new Apple Silicon is going...