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Apple readies M2 Ultra and M2 Extreme, will rely on M2 for mixed reality headset

Apple is preparing a slew of new devices and it looks like a majority will be powered by more powerful variants of the recently announced M2 processor. While this is kind of a given at this point, one other interesting thing to note is that Apple is also relying on the M2 SoC for its...

Apple MacBook Pro M2 SSD performance falls short of its M1 predecessor

Apple's recently announced MacBook Pro 13 (2022) hit retail shelves this past week, which means it not only got into the hands of eager customers but also got into the hands of more reviewers. This latter part is important because apparently, testing of the base model has revealed what could be a major drawback for...

What ports does the MacBook Pro 13 (2022) have?

During this year's WWDC keynote, Apple introduced an all-new version of the MacBook Air, alongside a refreshed variant of the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Both of these models come packing the new Apple M2 processor, but while the MacBook Air changed a lot on the outside, the MacBook Pro is exactly the same design as before....

Apple MacBook Pro 14 and MacBook Pro 16 (2021): Everything you need to know about Apple’s notched Pro Laptops

After launching the new iPhone 13 series in September, Apple announced the notched MacBook Pro 14 and MacBook Pro 16 alongside the third generation of AirPods. The company refreshed the MacBook Pro 13 and MacBook Air in 2020 with its custom M1 silicon. Then came the time for the elder sibling — the MacBook Pro 16 — to transition...

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...

MacBook Air 13 (M2) vs MacBook Pro 14 (M1 Pro or M1 Max): Which notebook should you buy?

Apple launched the MacBook Air (2022) during WWDC22. The reveal was made along with that of macOS Ventura -- which further enriches the Mac lineup with features. Considering the new MacBook Air packs the all-new M2 chip, you might want to check out the list of best apps for Apple silicon. That's not the only...

You can save $200 on an M1 Pro MacBook Pro at Best Buy right now

Best Buy is currently running deals on all kinds of Apple products, and that includes some Mac models and displays. Most notably, you can get $200 off the M1 Pro-based MacBook Pro models, both in 14-inch and 16-inch sizes. These are some of the most powerful and efficient laptops you can buy right now, and...

Can the MacBook Pro 13 (2022) run Linux?

Alongside the all-new MacBook Air, Apple debuted a refresh to the MacBook Pro 13 at WWDC. Unlike the MacBook Air, the newest MacBook Pro 13 doesn't get an updated design, it merely gets some juiced-up internals. And that means the brand-new Apple M2 chip. It's the first MacBook Pro to get the M2 inside and as...

MacBook Pro 13 (2022): Release date, price, and everything you need to know

During its WWDC 2022 keynote, Apple introduced the Apple M2 chip, alongside the first two laptops to be powered by it. First, was the redesigned MacBook Air, featuring a new chassis, new colors, a taller display, and more. But the 13-inch MacBook Pro is also getting an upgrade for 2022, albeit it's a much smaller...

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,...

What’s the difference between the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air?

Back in 2020, Apple introduced its M1 chip, and it debuted inside the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini. These quickly became some of the best Macs you can buy. The Cupertino tech giant then released new MacBook Pro 2021 models, powered by the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. These new Macs not only...

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...