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Apple leak may help you plan your next iPad or MacBook purchase

Apple leak may help you plan your next iPad or MacBook purchase

If you're looking to buy a new iPad or MacBook in the near future, you might want to adjust your plans. A new note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that the next iPad Pro will feature a Mini-LED display, and that said device will begin production in mid-to-late April. Kuo also said that two MacBook Pro models and one MacBook Air will have Mini LED technology in the next couple of years.

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M1 Mac SSD lifespan concerns might not be a clear-cut case

M1 Mac SSD lifespan concerns might not be a clear-cut case

The new Macs based on the Apple M1 Silicon have brought a lot of new and exciting things to Apple's computing platform. As with any new thing, there are also questions and concerns about the changes that these bring. It's no surprise, then, that users, developers, and tech pundits are a bit worried about reports surrounding the longevity of the new M1 Macs' SSDs but the numbers might not actually be giving the whole picture.

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MacBook Pros that don’t charge past 1% get free battery replacement

MacBook Pros that don’t charge past 1% get free battery replacement

Every so often, we hear about software updates that bring their own set of bugs even as they fix others. Most of the time, these bugs only affect software features but there are rare times that they may affect even a device's hardware. The past few days have been a stressful one for MacBook Pro owners exactly because of that rare case of bad luck over battery issues and Apple is now offering free battery replacements for those affected by a highly inconvenient bug.

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Surface Pro 7 ad throws shade at MacBook Pro, misses the point

Surface Pro 7 ad throws shade at MacBook Pro, misses the point

The Surface Pro 2-in-1 detachable tablet was arguably a stroke of genius and a gold mine for Microsoft but the company may have already milked the cow dry. The product line has seen very little significant innovation or upgrade in the past generations and the Surface Pro 8 doesn't sound like something terribly exciting either. Still, Microsoft seems quite insistent on pitting the current Surface Pro 7 against the MacBook Pro and while it does make some strong arguments, it might have also missed the point, especially with Apple's latest iteration.

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New MacBook Air could lead Apple’s long-awaited apology to power users

New MacBook Air could lead Apple’s long-awaited apology to power users

A lot of rumors have been swirling about incoming MacBook updates lately, and today we have a particularly juicy report to sink our teeth into. Just as Apple is rumored to be updating the MacBook Pro significantly, so too is it apparently looking to make some big changes to the MacBook Air. The first big change is rumored to be a switch back to MagSafe chargers.

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Twelve South ParcSlope raises MacBooks, iPads to ergonomic heights

Twelve South ParcSlope raises MacBooks, iPads to ergonomic heights

The past months have made laptops and even tablets stars of the home show, saving businesses and organizations everywhere by empowering people to work at home or anywhere else outside the office. That, however, has also put a spotlight on home office setups, from the importance of dedicated workspaces to the need for good ergonomics. It's sometimes mind-blowing how the latter can actually be achieved by a simple but well-designed stand, and that's exactly what Twelve South is promising with its redesigned ParcSlope stand for Macbooks and iPad Pros.

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Huge MacBook Pro redesign rumored: Hello MagSafe and ports, goodbye Touch Bar

Huge MacBook Pro redesign rumored: Hello MagSafe and ports, goodbye Touch Bar

Following the return of flat edges and the introduction of MagSafe in 2020's iPhones, it looks like the MacBook is next on the docket to receive some big changes. Notable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with a slate of predictions about the MacBooks he expects Apple to release this year, and some of the changes are huge. For starters, Kuo expects Apple to drop the Touch Bar and return to physical function keys with the next MacBook models, which would be newsworthy even if it were the only prediction Kuo made today in a note to investors.

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New Apple patents show future MacBooks may charge iPhones wirelessly

New Apple patents show future MacBooks may charge iPhones wirelessly

This week Apple was granted a pair of patents that have to do with two-way charging. Owners of some Android devices will be familiar with the technology, which is also called reverse charging. For instance, some Android smartphones can charge other smartphones inductively to share battery power when needed.

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Apple 2021 product roadmap prediction is oddly familiar

Apple 2021 product roadmap prediction is oddly familiar

The first Apple products of the year were predicted and listed in an email sent to investors this week. Collected by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the list appears to include AirTags first. Those are the tiny button-like devices that'd be Apple's answer to the many different iterations of this idea launched by other companies over the past decade, like Tile, Cube, and the Tzumi Tag It.

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Apple “Personal Safety is At Risk” document helps you avoid stalkers

Apple “Personal Safety is At Risk” document helps you avoid stalkers

Apple just published a document called "Device and Data Access when Personal Safety is At Risk." This document was published as a PDF, made to exist as a guide for users of all sorts, be they your average smartphone, tablet, or computer user or a hardened internet-ready professional. This document is very important, not just because it's handy, but because it'll act as a line in the sand for Apple, providing a level of support for everyday users that hasn't been available anywhere before.

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BenQ ultrawide IPS LED monitor ready for designers and new Mac

BenQ ultrawide IPS LED monitor ready for designers and new Mac

BenQ just announced their new BenQ PD3420Q ultrawide monitor made for designers. This monitor works with BenQ's own AQCOLOR tech for top-notch color accuracy, Display P3 coverage, and a 34-inch, 21:9 aspect ratio flat screen display panel. This monitor is what BenQ America director Houston Wei describes as "the most comprehensive display for graphic designers, web designers, artists, and creatives."

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All-new MacBook Pro 2021, MacBook Air 2022 will allegedly use Mini-LED

All-new MacBook Pro 2021, MacBook Air 2022 will allegedly use Mini-LED

It's hard to deny that Apple hit it big with its new Macs powered by its first-ever Silicon, the M1. That, however, may just be the opening salvo for a series of big changes that the company will be introducing in its MacBook lineup as well as its iPad Pros. According to famed analyst Ming-chi Kuo, Apple will once again revolutionize its MacBooks in the next two years, with no less than three models sporting new mini-LED backlit displays.

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