Bloomberg recently reported that Apple may be completely redesigning the MacBook Pro for the first time in 4 years.
According to Bloomberg sources familiar with the matter, the new MacBook Pro will be thinner, include a new touch screen strip for function keys, USB Type-C ports, fingerprint scanner, and a more powerful graphics card likely based on AMD’s latest Polaris GPU. Apple is redesigning their MacBook Pros at a time when iPad and iPhone sales are down as consumers are waiting longer to upgrade devices.
Apple is also expected launching their new Mac OS Sierra operating system this fall, which may coincide with the MacBook Pro launch. The new [...]
Several years ago, Razer developed and adopted their own mechanical keyboard switches for their mechanical keyboard lineup. While Razer switches gave Razer far more control over their product and likely helped reduce costs in the process, Razer’s switches still largely imitated the designs of Cherry MX switches and aside from the switches being called Razer switches, it didn’t offer much benefit for the consumer.
Capitalizing on their switch development experience however, Razer recently introduced their new ultra-low profile switch which is designed to carry the same click and tactile feel of a Razer Green switch, but comes in significantly smaller [...]
According to a new proposal in Belgium, Apple may have to stop blocking 4G on certain carriers in the country. The new proposal, recently approved by the Belgium Council of Ministers, requires phone makers to allow their phones to work on all “suitable” 4G networks, not just on “preferred” carriers. Despite this new proposal applying to all phone makers in general, it’s targeted at Apple who currently only allows the use of 4G on the Mobistar network.
While Apple giving exclusivity to certain companies isn’t a new thing, the problem lies in the fact that Mobistar doesn’t actually have a working 4G network. Other networks such [...]
Today, Apple announced a refresh of current generation MacBook Pros with the Retina Display, Ivy Bridge processors, and Nvidia Graphics.
In addition to a redesigned body, the main feature to the next generation MacBook Pro 15″ is the inclusion of the hugely popular Retina Display which has the highest pixel density of screens available on the market today. Previously only available on the iPhone 4 and iPad, it’s finally found its way onto the MacBook Pro 15″. According to Apple, the Retina Display on the new MacBook Pro 15″ will feature a pixel density of 220 ppi , a resolution of 2880×1800, a viewing angle of 178°, 75% less [...]
Those of you looking forward to the Ivy Bridge MacBook Pros, WWDC is going to happen in a couple hours and it’s expected that Apple is going to be announcing the updated and/or refreshed 15″ MacBook Pro. Current rumors are still suggesting that Apple is only refreshing/updating the 15″ MacBook Pro with the 13″ and the 17″ to follow in the next couple months. For those of you guys who can’t wait to know what other hardware it’ll be sporting, here’s a quick glimpse at a couple photos leaked off Chinese forum WeiPhone.
As you can see, the graphics part is showing a flashy Nvidia logo (Most likely the GeForce GT 650M) [...]
The refreshed MacBook Pro 15″ notebook carrying Intel’s new 22nm Ivy Bridge processors may arrive as early as this month with the 13″ and 17″ models following shortly. According to Apple Insider, Apple’s order of 200,000 15″ MacBook Pros are being produced this month. The refreshed 15″ MacBook Pros are rumored to be carrying Intel’s new Core i7 3820QM and Core i7 3720QM, which feature Intel’s new HD 4000 graphics. Considering Intel’s main focus with Ivy Bridge is to increase integrated graphics performance while lowering TDP, the 2012 15″ MacBook Pro carrying the Ivy Bridge update [...]
Proview Electronics Co., Ltd., a small, failing Chinese tech firm is currently filing a lawsuit on Apple in Apple’s home turf in Santa Clara County, California. They’ve already been successful in banning sales of the iPad in a several Chinese cities such as Shijiazhuang and Hiuzhou and are currently filing lawsuits in many different Chinese jurisdictions, attempting to ban sales of iPads in China, and now the United States.
Their lawsuit hinges on a trademark dispute on the “iPad” trademark which Proview sold to Apple in 2009. Proview claims that Apple deliberately defrauded Proview during the 2009 deal when Apple [...]