Finally, macOS Mojave has come out of beta and will be available for Apple users to download today. This update is mostly about front-end tweaks, including new visual elements, apps, and the much talked about “Dark Mode”. Found in System Preferences, under General, the mode offers classy evening look, with a smoked glass menu bar and dock. A revamped App Store is more accessible and puts apps on display more prominently. You also get new native apps, such as Apple News, Stocks, Apple Home, as well as Voice Memos. Continue reading for another video and more information.
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The problem with the MacBook Pro Touch Bar is that many consider it an unnecessary addition, as it can only be used for basic functions, but what if this was replaced with a touchscreen display? Introducing the MacBook Pro Touch. Located right above the standard keyboard is a touchscreen that can be used for apps, including photos, iMessage, and more. Continue reading for additional pictures.
Apple revealed new refreshed MacBook Pros for 2018, and it includes both the 13- ($1299+) and 15-inch ($2399+) models. The former can be configured with an Intel Core i5 / i7 CPU, and up to a two-terabyte SSD, while the latter offers a Core i9 option, 32GB of RAM, as well as a 4TB SSD. For media professionals who need more graphics power, the 15-inch model includes AMD Radeon Pro GPUs with at least 4GB of VRAM, and the 13-inch has Intel’s Iris Plus 655 graphics (128MB of eDRAM). Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.
It’s only a matter of time before desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones are all merged into one package, but how would such a device look? Well, if Apple were to take a stab at it, this hybrid design could possibly give us a first look. Simply put, it boasts a foldable design, complete with a stand that can be used to prop up the device, similar to an iMac. Continue reading for more pictures.
It’s only a matter of time before Apple releases a MacBook Pro with an integrated touchscreen, and it could look something like the design above. This laptop would utilize Apple’s Taptic Engine system to give the user the feel of physical buttons, even the scroll wheel and / or sliders. It keeps the touch bar for quick access shortcuts and function keys. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti is a beastly graphics card to say the least, but what happens if you pair it with a MacBook Pro? Well, in benchmark tests, when the graphics card was placed inside an AkiTiO Node or Mantiz Venus enclosure, its scores bested the stock internal Radeon Pro 460 graphics by up to 4-times the speed. Scores were even higher when the external GPU was paired with an external display rather than sending the signal back to the MacBook. Click here to view the first image in this week’s things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video about the largest tornado ever.
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Available in 13-inch or 15-inch models, the all-new Apple MacBook Pro is thinner, lighter, and smaller than its predecessors. In addition to the updated Retina Display, it comes equipped with a larger Force Touch trackpad, revamped keyboard, and, most important of all, the Touch Bar. This miniature multi-touch display replaces the function keys, and can dynamically change depending on the task, complete with a Touch ID-enabled power button hidden on the far-right side. It can be configured with Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, Intel Iris or Radeon Pro graphics, blazing fast SSD storage, new speakers, and four Thunderbolt 3 ports (supports charging), USB-C, and video out. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information. Click here for more hands-on images.
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Apple is set to unveil a line of new MacBook Pro models at their October 27th press event, but MacRumors managed to discover a few screenshots hidden away in macOS Sierra of what is assumed to be a TouchStrip. Other noticeable changes include a slimmer bezel, fingerprint reader, and redesigned speakers. Continue reading to see what it looks like when turned off.
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Apple will release a new MacBook Pro sooner than later, and industrial designer Martin Hajek provides us with an early preview. This concept showcases a new ultra slim form factor, along with a USB-C connector, found in the current MacBook. You can expect it to come in several colors – Rose Gold, Gold, and Silver – as well as possibly having a 4K / 5K display. Click here to view the first image in this week’s things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Blue Origin’s rocket launch, flight and landing.
You know you’re an Apple fanatic, when your computer table is made entirely from MacBooks. The only thing that could possibly top this is a computer table made from Mac Pros, or so we think. Click here to view the first image in this week’s demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a video of someone with the most boring job in the universe.