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GripBook Pro MacBook Pro Carry Accessory
Matty Benedetto of Unnecessary Inventions builds new products each week, and the GripBook Pro just might be one of his strangest creations yet. Simply put, it’s touted as a luxurious way to carry your MacBook Pro. Featuring a replica hand that has been engineered to ergonomically designed to mimic the grasp of a real-life counterpart, but unfortunately, offers little to no protection for your laptop. Read more for a short video and additional information.

New M1 Pro M1 Max Apple MacBook Pro
The all-new Apple MacBook Pro, available in 14- and 16-inch models, was unveiled today at the Unleashed Event. It’s touted as having the world’s best laptop display, or a Liquid Retina XDR panel to be exact, which features the same mini-LED technology as used in the iPad Pro, complete with 1,000 nits of sustained, full-screen brightness, 1,600 nits of peak brightness, and a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Read more for a video detailing both models and additional information.

Touchscreen MacBook Pro Apple Pencil
Photo credit: Sarang Sheth
Apple is set to close out 2021 with a bang, with the first most likely coming next month for their iPhone 13 unveiling. What some people are most looking forward to is the next-generation MacBook Pro powered by the M1X chip. Unfortunately, this model is probably not going to have a touchscreen display nor Apple Pencil support. Industrial designer Sarang Sheth shows what such a device would look like, based on a recently approved patent filing. Read more to see the patent sketches and for additional renders.

Apple macOS Monterey Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC 2021
Apple macOS Monterey is coming soon, and this update may surprise you, or so we think. The preview from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2021 showcased several new ways for users to connect, complete more tasks, and seamlessly work across multiple Apple devices. A few examples are Universal Control and AirPlay to Mac, which are new Continuity features that provide more ways to work effortlessly across the Apple ecosystem. Read more for the entire macOS Monterey presentation and additional information.

Apple MacBook Air M2 Colors
Photo credit: Ian “RendersByIan” Zelbo
Apple speculator Jon Prosser has allegedly come across some information about the upcoming M2-powered MacBook Air, and it’s rumored that it could be released in new colors, similar to the 2021 iMac. From these renders, we see that it no longer has the famous wedge design, and opts for a flatter chassis similar to that of the MacBook Pro, although it should be considerably thinner than its larger counterpart. Read more for a video and additional information.

Apple MacBook Reverse Wireless Charging Built-in
Photo credit: Sarang Sheth
Smartphones already have reverse wireless charging, a technology that enables them to wirelessly discharge its own battery into another device. However, Apple may be looking to integrate reverse wireless charging into at least one of its future MacBook laptops, according to two US patents the company was recently granted. One of them has sketches that show a MacBook with charging coils located beneath the trackpad and palm rest areas. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Apple MacOS Big Sur Release
Apple has just released macOS Big Sur, the latest version of the company’s desktop operating system. It’s available to Mac users as a free software update and introduces a stunning redesign that is packed with new enhancements for key apps including Safari, Messages, and Maps. In addition to new privacy features, this version of macOS has been engineered to take full advantage of all the power of the M1 chip. An all-new Control Center gives users quick access to controls for Do Not Disturb, displays, keyboard brightness, and more, straight from the menu bar. Read more for two videos, including a review, and additional information.

Apple M1 ARM Architecture MacOS Macintosh
Apple just revealed M1, the most powerful chip the company has ever created and the first one designed specifically for the Mac. This system on a chip (SoC) boasts a unified memory architecture for dramatically improved performance, 16 billion transistors, the world’s fastest CPU core in low-power silicon, the world’s best CPU performance per watt, the world’s fastest integrated graphics in a personal computer, and incredible machine learning performance with the Apple Neural Engine. Read more for a video of the presentation, additional pictures and information.

Brydge Pro+ iPad Pro MacBook
Apple announced that it has added mouse support for iPads, and so accessory makers are now beginning to build trackpads directly into their keyboard cases, starting with the Brydge Pro+. This sleek aluminum keyboard case boasts backlit keys and has a battery life of up to 12 months, depending on your usage, or 20-hours if the backlight is always on. Read more for two videos and additional information.

Anker PowerPort Atom III Slim 30W PIQ GaN USB-C Charger
Anker’s PowerPort Atom III USB-C Charger fits in your pocket and can be picked up for $23.99, today only, originally $34.99. In addition fully charging a MacBook 12” in 2 hours, it can also charge iPhone (8/8+/X/XS/XS/Max) up to 50% in just 30 minutes, which is around 2.5× faster than a standard 5W iPhone stock charger. Product page. Read nore for a hands-on video review and additional information.