Next-Gen MacBook Air Could Feature Flat Edges, White Bezels
In terms of the design of the MacBook Air, Apple hasn’t really done much with the laptop since it was first launched. They did make some slight changes by giving it black bezels, offering it in more color options, but other than that, it’s outer design remains unchanged over the years, but that could change in the next-gen model.
Next-Gen MacBook Air Could Come In iMac-like Colors
When Apple announced their brand new 24-inch iMac, they also unveiled the computer in a bunch of new color options that are reminiscent of the iMac G3 from the good old days. It now turns out that Apple could now apply that to its next-gen MacBook Air as well, according to leakster Jon Prosser.
Artist Renders MacBook Air In Bright, New Colors
If there is a trend we’re seeing with Apple products, is that for its more entry-level devices, Apple is trying to make them more unique by offering them in bright colors. This is versus its more “professional” lineup where Apple offers more subdued and “serious” colors. So much so that artist Ian Zelbo has put together some renders of the MacBook Air with a colorful finish.
YouTuber Gives His MacBook Pro A Mechanical Keyboard ‘Upgrade’
Laptop keyboards are hardly the best keyboards to type on. They are functional, no doubt about that, but it just doesn’t compare to a proper keyboard, but we suppose that’s one of the trade-offs to being able to carry your computer around with you. However, that doesn’t mean that we can’t improve on it, right?
2021’s MacBook Pro Could Come With A Mini LED Display
A couple of weeks ago, Apple launched their first mini LED product with the iPad Pro. It has been largely rumored that Apple will eventually bring that technology to its other products like its Mac computers, which have been using LCDs for the longest time ever, and it seems that the MacBook Pro refresh later this year could see those efforts come to fruition.
Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey: A Promising 15.6” Gaming Laptop
A new kind of Galaxy Book has launched today: the gaming-oriented Galaxy Book Odyssey. For those unfamiliar with Samsung’s line of computers, Odyssey is the umbrella for everything gaming, including laptops, desktops, VR headsets, and monitors.The introduction of this new laptop was strangely low-key during Samsung’s Unpack event, but we think it is an exciting product. Let’s start with the technical highlights.Pairing a Gen11 Intel i5/i7 CPU with the new […]
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Pro 360 Unpacked
Today, Samsung has launched the latest Galaxy Book laptops, with the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360. The overarching idea behind these laptops is the increased integration with Samsung smartphones and smart devices.Samsung’s ambition to create a tighter ecosystem that ultimately powers a better user experience isn’t new, but it looks like this round of products is advancing that goal faster than before. In recent years, Samsung has […]
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Review
The Lenovo ThinkPad Nano is the lightest ThinkPad ever. From afar, it looks like many other ThinkPad laptops, thanks to its distinctive design language. The Nano is surprisingly small and light from up close despite having all the same key ThinkPad characteristics people have come to like robustness, performance, and security. Configuration as tested and CPU/RAM/SSD optionsThe unit we tested has the Intel Core i7-1160G7 (4.4GHz) with 16GB of RAM and […]
Hacker Group That Stole Apple’s Schematics Has Mysteriously Removed Files From Its Website
The other day, it was reported that hacker group REvil had apparently stolen the schematics to an unreleased MacBook Pro from Apple supplier Quanta’s website. The group then reportedly went after the company claiming that if they don’t pay their ransom demands of $50 million, they will keep releasing bits of the schematics until the 1st of May.
New MacBook Pros With XDR Displays Launching This Year
Apple’s laptops have been using LCDs for the longest time, but that could change later this year when the company is rumored to be launching new 14-inch and 16-inch models that could feature XDR displays, which is the branding that Apple seems to be using to refer to mini LED display technology, as evidenced in the company’s latest iPad Pros.
2021 MacBook Pro May Ditch The Touch Bar
A few years ago, Apple introduced the Touch Bar to its MacBook Pro laptops. The feature was meant to be a game changer in terms of laptop design and functionality, but it kind of fell flat. In fact, recent rumors have suggested that for future MacBook Pro models, Apple might end up ditching the feature.
Schematics For Unreleased MacBook Stolen In Ransomware Attack
We know that Apple is working on new MacBook laptops. More specifically, the company is working on a new MacBook Pro that could also sport a brand new design. This laptop has yet to be officially announced, but it seems that there is a chance that the schematics for this laptop could leak online.
Samsung Could Introduce New Laptops In The Coming Weeks
Recently, Samsung announced that they would be hosting a Galaxy Unpacked event for the 28th of April. The company does not state what will be announced, except to say that “the most powerful Galaxy is coming”. This suggests that whatever the company plans to launch, it will not be of the low-end variety.
Microsoft Surface 4 Launched With Intel And AMD Processor Options
When it comes to building computers, we usually have a choice between Intel and AMD. Both have their pros and cons, although usually when it comes to prebuilts, a lot of companies tend to offer Intel only. However, if you’re looking for an AMD powered computer, then Microsoft has you covered.
Huawei MateBook X Pro Review (i7-1165G7 16GB+1TB)
The Ultralight laptop market is a crowded but also highly lucrative segment that usually makes the headlines because these laptops end up being popular productivity workhorses if you can afford them. The Huawei MateBook X Pro 2021, with Intel 11th generation CPU, has advantages that competitors should not underestimate.Specifications overviewThe review unit we’re testing is a MateBook X Pro with an Intel Core i7-1165G7, a high-powered model. The configuration options […]
Apple Could Kill Off The Higher-End 13-inch MacBook Pro
When it comes to choosing amongst Apple’s MacBook Pro, some people have advised staying away from the higher-end configuration of the 13-inch model. This is because of the price, where if you fork out a bit more, you could get a better specced model in the 15-inch model. The only reason you might go for the 13-inch is for the size.
Future MacBooks Could Have Extendable Feet To Help With Cooling
Laptops can get hot. This is because of their size in which they tend to focus more on portability, which in turn means that manufacturers try to make them as compact as possible, which leaves little room for cooling compared to a desktop PC with a tower case that has considerably better airflow.
Apple Isn’t Done Trying To Reinvent The Keyboard
In order to make laptops thin and light, companies have had to design low-profile keyboards. The problem with low-profile keyboards is that it isn’t always the most pleasant to type on, which is why over the years, we have seen Apple come up with ways to try and create a better laptop keyboard.
Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple Over MacBook Butterfly Keyboard Has Been Certified
A few years ago, Apple attempted to reinvent the laptop keyboard by introducing what they called the butterfly switch mechanism. This was supposed to result in an even thinner keyboard. Unfortunately, it was found that the switch’s design was pretty bad and led to many issues involving keyboard failure.
HP Launches A Couple Of New Envy Laptops
If you’re interested in getting your hands on a brand new laptop, then you might be interested to learn that HP has announced a refresh of its Envy lineup. This includes the HP Envy 17 and also the HP x360 15, with the former being the more expensive of the two, while the latter is aimed more towards those who prefer a hybrid design.