News tagged ‘MacBook’
Apple has released a new beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to developers for testing purposes. The latest beta contains a number of security, stability, and performance improvements and has a build number 16C63a.
A couple of weeks ago users started to complain about graphics issues on their new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units. The customers believed the issue was connected with the inability of graphics chips to cope with resource-intensive Adobe apps and other similar software. According to Apple’s SVP Craig Federighi, the issue was connected with macOS Sierra.
It is Sunday today, so it’s high time we talked about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start right away.
New MacBook Pro users report about problems with the battery life on their machines. Most of the users claim the laptops work only for about 3 to 6 hours, whereas the advertised battery life is up to 10 hours. Some users report that battery life sometimes decreases 5% in 12 minutes.
It is Sunday today, which means that we should discuss the most interesting stories of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start about the posts worth your attention right now.
A growing number of new MacBook Pro users are complaining about random GPU lags and glitches occurring while using their laptops. In most cases, the issues appear when running resource-intensive apps like Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere, Photos and some others. It is currently unknown, whether the problem is connected with faulty GPU chips or other hardware issues. Moreover, it is difficult to tell how many MacBook Pro laptops are affected.
Below you can take a look at the video shared by one MacBook Pro user working in Adobe Media Encoder.
Apple has given up the idea of producing its own 5K Thunderbolt display. During the MacBook Pro media event in October, the company announced its partnership with LG and revealed the new LG Ultrafine 5K Display compatible with the laptops. Below you can take a look at the first short review of the 27-inch IPS external display for photographers, designers and other professional MacBook users.
The video was posted to YouTube by a well-known blogger Marques Brownlee. As it turns out, the display has a sleek design, nice build quality, and can power up the MacBook Pro when it is connected.
What do you think about LG Ultrafine 5K Display? Leave your comments down below.
Apple has never created a true transformer similar to the Surface Book. That is why ConceptsiPhone has created a new concept of a device with a large screen, metal frame and large full-size keyboard. Below you can take a look at the video showing this device.
The transformer called the Apple Book is supposed to work on macOS rather than iOS. It has a very strange design and frankly speaking I don’t think Apple will even make something similar to this transformer.
Here’s how the creators describe their concept:
New incredible 3D concept video that shows the 'Apple Book', new iDevice / Mac that combining iPad with MacBook!
What do you think about the transformer? Do you like it?
A well-known iOS developer Adam Bell has managed to run Doom on the OLED Touch Bar of the new MacBook Pro. It’s currently unknown how the developer managed to get the make the old game working not even on the computer itself. Still, this is quite impressive.
Bell also notes that the Touch Bar itself is a useful feature.
Doom runs on pretty much everything… but can it run on the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar?
Side note, as ridiculous (ly amazing) as Doom is running on the Touch Bar is… the HUD is equally great
Apple unveiled the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro at the media event on October 27th. Currently, the company is shipping the devices to first lucky owners.
Below you can take a look at the video showing Doom running on the Touch Bar of the MacBook Pro.
Phil Schiller has once again confirmed that using 32GB of RAM would affect the battery life of new MacBook Pro units. According to Apple executive, using more memory would require a different design of the logic board and physically smaller battery. Apart from that, since the 32GB DDR module requires much more power than the current LPDDR memory, there’s no way to install it without reducing the battery life and performance of the laptop.
It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at the articles worth your attention right now.
Less than a month after the official launch of the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple has released a new commercial about the new product. The ad is a bit longer than most Apple promo videos; it shows us some of the most iconic inventions and events that pushed the mankind forward. And, of course, the all-new MacBook Pro with OLED panel instead of function keys.
The commercial is available below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel.
The iFixit team has posted a teardown of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Two weeks ago, the company posted a teardown of the entry-level laptop without the Touch Bar, revealing it was quite difficult to repair. As it turns out, the mid-range model is even worse when it comes to disassembling.
According to the latest report from MacRumors, both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units with Touch Bar don’t have removable SSDs. That’s a bit of surprise, since the entry-level 13-inch model with function keys instead of the touch sensitive OLED panel has a removable storage chip and thus allows users to upgrade the SSDs on their own if they need more storage.
First lucky customers who purchased new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar have begun receiving their laptops. Early purchasers also include the reporters of several reliable tech news websites including TechCrunch, CNET, and Engadget. These and other customers have just posted their first reviews of the brand new MacBook pro with an OLED touch-sensitive screen that replaced function keys.
Below you can take a look at some of the most noteworthy reviews.