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Apple’s biggest MacBook Pro update in years is apparently about to hit production

Apple’s biggest MacBook Pro update in years is apparently about to hit production

For quite some time now, Apple fans have been waiting for the announcement of the next MacBook Pro. Rumors have been dropping left and right, and at one point, many expected Apple to announce a fresh batch of MacBooks at WWDC 2021. Unfortunately, that show came and went without any big hardware reveals, but now a noted Apple analyst is giving us a better idea of when these new MacBooks could launch.

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Colorful MacBook Air tipped to lead M2 charge: What’s left for M1X?

Colorful MacBook Air tipped to lead M2 charge: What’s left for M1X?

The next MacBook Air was tipped this week to bring on the next generation in Apple-designed processors in 2022. The MacBook Air 2022 will likely appear with a variety of colorful casing options, somewhat along the lines of the colorful iMac machines on the market today. It's expected that the M1X processor will be released first, ready to roll with the next MacBook Pro, while the M2 will begin to appear in 2022.

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New 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro tipped for Q3 2021

New 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro tipped for Q3 2021

The next two MacBook Pro computers were the subject of a report this week from China on Mini LED production. The devices will quite likely replace the otherwise most-recent 13-inch MacBook Pro, complete with a further move away from Intel and toward Apple-made chips in smart devices across the board. Reports also suggest that the next MacBook Pro units will likely be revealed in late September of 2021, just before the next iPhone and Apple Watch.

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MacBook Pro M1X and Mac mini may release Intel from service in 2021

MacBook Pro M1X and Mac mini may release Intel from service in 2021

The release date for a new M1X version of the MacBook Pro from Apple, along with a new Mac mini appear to be headed for a special event. It's been rumored that the most powerful and updated Mac mini with M1X chip inside will be revealed at an event in the forth quarter of this year, 2021. It's also tipped that this device will be revealed at the same time as the latest Apple-made MacBook Pro 14 and MacBook Pro 16 with M1X chip.

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Apple Back to School 2021 promo adds free AirPods to select iPad and Mac

Apple Back to School 2021 promo adds free AirPods to select iPad and Mac

Apple has launched its new Back to School deals, and if you've been considering a new iPad or Mac for the classroom - either remote or in-person - you could get a treat for your ears, too. The Cupertino company is adding to its usual education discount with an AirPods promo, and a discount for Apple Care+.

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Did Apple just confirm the M1X MacBook Pro?

Did Apple just confirm the M1X MacBook Pro?

Apple's WWDC 2021 keynote went down earlier this week, and if you were expecting the reveal of new MacBook Pros during the show - as many of us were - you probably walked away disappointed. Indeed, there were no MacBooks anywhere in sight, just talk a lot of talk about what's new on the software front. While Apple may not have announced new MacBooks at WWDC, we may have an indication that some kind of announcement is on the way.

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Apple Music Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos supported devices at launch

Apple Music Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos supported devices at launch

As of today, Apple Music supports Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos. This means that tracks that work with said technology will be played as "immersive audio experiences" on a select set of Apple devices. Today we're going to take a peek at the devices that will be able to take advantage of this upgrade. We're also taking a peek at the best ways to drop in on the new tech to hear the difference as clear as possible.

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Surface Laptop 4 vs MacBook Pro M1: A close contrast

Surface Laptop 4 vs MacBook Pro M1: A close contrast

There are many versatile Windows laptops that boast great performance, extreme power and decent battery backup. Joining the ranks is the new Surface Laptop 4, the latest entrant from the house of Microsoft that touts a massive upgrade in battery and performance from its predecessors. This Surface rendition is very nicely priced and is billed as a competitor to the M1 chip-powered 13-inch MacBook Pro.

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MacBook Pro 2021 leaks a return to greatness

MacBook Pro 2021 leaks a return to greatness

This week a set of leaks suggest that the 2021 version of the MacBook Pro will bring back some long-lost must-have features. Where the MacBook Pro used to come with a variety of ports: USB, HDMI, headphone jack, and SD-card included. With the latest data leak on the next MacBook Pro release from Apple, it would seem that we could get at least SOME of that variety back later this year.

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This MacBook Air leak made me want to switch back to Apple

This MacBook Air leak made me want to switch back to Apple

A hardware leak this week shows a set of MacBook devices that made we want to switch back to using an Apple computer. I've used either Windows or Mac OS computers for the past couple of decades - at this point I could go either way with the software. With what I do on either platform, apps I use pretty much roll right, regardless of OS. For me, the hardware now needs to make the case for my next purchase.

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Apple M2 production leak is good news for new MacBook Pro 2021

Apple M2 production leak is good news for new MacBook Pro 2021

The next big chip on the Apple Silicon roadmap is already in mass production, according to a new report, with what's believed to be the Apple M2 being lined up for new MacBook models later in 2021. The leak follows the debut of the new iMac 24-inch last week, which tapped the existing Apple M1 chipset, and the revamped iPad Pro 2021 which also adopted the M1.

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New MacBook Pro port details leak after Apple supplier hack

New MacBook Pro port details leak after Apple supplier hack

A ransomware gang suggests this week that they've broken past security of the Apple contractor Quanta. They've suggested that they're holding secret and/or private information hostage, including data and drawings on a pair of Apple products that have not yet been released to the public. One of these items appears to be a new MacBook Pro, likely set for release in the year 2021. Specifications indicated in one drawing say MacBook Pro 2021 could have more ports than it's had in a number of years - which is good.

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