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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...

The upcoming Apple Watch Series 8 could pack a processor from 2020

Whether you're looking for a healthier life or a smarter one, you will find great Apple Watch options that cater to these needs. This incredibly advanced wearable has been leaving our minds blown with almost every annual upgrade. From an always-on display, to ECG and Blood Oxygen monitoring, to cellular connectivity and near-independence -- the...

Samsung Galaxy S22 vs Apple iPhone 13: Samsung and Apple battle it out in the entry level flagship space

Samsung's Galaxy S22 and Apple's iPhone 13 are aimed at two groups of consumers: those who want a "new flagship" but don't want to pay too much or consumers who don't want a huge flagship phone. With both devices priced at $699 right now and with "just" 6.1-inch screens (this is measured diagonally, so the...

Apple MacBook Air M2 (2022) vs Apple 24-inch iMac M1 (2021): Which M-powered computer should you buy?

Apple revealed the all-new MacBook Air (2022) during its main WWDC22 keynote, along with macOS Ventura. This notebook packs the company's M2 chip in an overhauled chassis that features a more futuristic design language. It now looks similar to some of the other Macs that Apple has recently introduced. On the other hand, we have...

Apple Music’s Student plan will now cost more in the U.S., U.K., and Canada

After raising the price of the Apple Music Student plan in several regions late last month, Apple is now doing the same in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada. Recent reports state that students will now have to pay $5.99 per month for the plan in the U.S. and £5.99 per month in the U.K....

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....

The best monitors you can buy for the MacBook Air (2022)

Apple's 2022 MacBook Air looks like a fantastic device, featuring an all-new design, an upgraded M2 processor, and other welcome improvements. While the display has technically been made taller, it's not that much bigger, and for multi-tasking, it can still help to have a second screen. We're here to help with that, and we've rounded...

Apple releases iOS 16 beta 2 to registered developers, here’s what’s new

Apple revealed iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura during its main keynote of WWDC22. This year, the iPhone got a lot of love -- particularly when it comes to its Lock Screen. Gone are the days of all iPhone Lock Screens looking almost identical. Users can now change the font, add widgets, and set...

MacBook Air (M2, 2022) vs Dell XPS 13 (2022): Battle of the lightweight laptops

This year has seen some great laptops launch on the Windows side, with one of the most recent being Dell's completely refreshed XPS 13, which is lighter and thinner than ever. But Apple has also come out with an upgrade for its own lightweight laptop, the MacBook Air, and that means competition is once again...

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 Translate is rolling out support for Turkish, Dutch, and more to iOS 16 beta users

Apple revealed iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura during the main keynote of WWDC 2022. One of the notable features for users living in foreign countries is support for additional Apple Translate languages. The company has mentioned that these operating systems will start including Turkish, Thai, Vietnamese, Polish, Indonesian, and Dutch in its Translate...