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According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, next year, Apple may make the MacBook Pro cheaper and add the 32GB memory option to satisfy power users who need this extra amount of RAM.
Apple on Monday released iOS 10.1.1 with a fix for the issue making it impossible to view the Health app data for some users. The release of the updated firmware version comes about a week after the release of iOS 10.1 that contained some minor improvements as well.
Apple has killed the traditional Mac startup chime with the release of the updated MacBook Pro. First users who purchased the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro confirm that there’s no startup sound. There are other proofs as well.
Half of the Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports on the new 13-inch MacBook Pro don’t work at full performance. Those ports that are located on the right side of the laptop don’t support the full PCI Express bandwidth.
It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.
This week was rather busy for Apple – the company announced its results in the fourth fiscal quarter and unveiled new MacBook Pro lineup. From this point of view, it’s not strange that most of the articles this week deal with new laptops. You can check out the posts worth your attention below.
There’s a new confirmation of Apple’s desire to release a next-generation iPhone with OLED display. This time it’s Sharp President Tai Jeng-wu who revealed Apple’s plans to switch from low-temperature poly-silicon to OLED display panels for the new iPhone that is scheduled for 2017.
According to the latest report from Other World Computing, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar has a removable SSD. The OWC team has performed a teardown of the new model and below you can take a look at some of the images showing the internal components of the new laptop.
The new MacBook Pro can only be upgraded to 16GB of RAM. The reason to think so was the fact that Apple did not announce a model with higher RAM capacity during its “Hello Again” event this Thursday. Today, Apple’s SVP Phil Schiller confirmed that 16GB is the maximum RAM amount one can get on the MacBook Pro. You can’t go beyond that due to battery life concerns.
According to the latest report from IDC, nearly a half of former Galaxy Note 7 units are planning to switch to the iPhone. This seems to be true as Apple reported a record number of Android switchers in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016. The results of the survey can’t be taken for granted as they include data from only 24 Galaxy Note 7 users. Still, they demonstrate a possibility for Apple to benefit from Samsung’s misfortune.
Yesterday, Apple announced the updated MacBook Pro with OLED Touch Bar and a number of other hardware improvements.
If you missed the media event and haven’t yet seen the new notebook, below you can watch some of the first hands-on video featuring the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro.
Aside from showing the updated MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel, Apple has just announced the new lower-end 13-inch MacBook Pro without it to replace the larger MacBook Air. The company also ditched the 11-inch Air.
Apple has just announced the long-awaited 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro.
The ‘Pro’ model features a brighter and sharper Retina display, new OLED touch bar capable of performing a wide range of features, Touch ID scanner for Apple Pay, keyboard with a second-generation butterfly mechanism, dual speakers, and a new hinge. Apart from that, the updated MacBook Pro is equipped with a bunch of Thunderbolt 3 ports.
According to the latest report from Nikkei, Apple is planning to release three iPhone models in 2017. Each model will get a glass panel produced by Chinese firms Biel Crystal Manufactory and Lens Technology. The all-new handsets will feature 5.5-inch, 5-inch, and 4.7-inch screens.
According to figures shared by the company, quarterly revenue accounted for $46.9 billion and quarterly net income totalled in $9 billion. International sales made 62% of the revenue. In the year-ago quarter, Apple reported about revenue of $51.5 billion and net quarterly profit of $11.1 billion.
The upcoming all-new MacBook Pro with an OLED touch panel is no longer a surprise. Several images have been found in macOS Sierra 10.12.1 showing the new laptop. The photos below clearly show the Magic Toolbar with Touch ID. Notably, it appears that the fingerprint recognition is added to the area of the touch panel where the power button used to be on previous models.