Tag: Mac

Apple launches refreshed 27-inch iMac for 2020

This week Apple has refreshed the 27-inch iMac and left the 21-inch iMac as it is for now. The new iMac has the exact same design as the past iMacs from 2012 onwards but it now has a lot of little improvements to bring it closer in line with some of the newer MacBooks which have been launched recently. For example, new 10th generation Intel processors are now here, along […]

macOS Big Sur drops support for a selection of 2012 Macs

At WWDC earlier this week, Apple announced the next version of macOS, macOS 11.0 Big Sur and it brings a new redesigned UI with a refreshed dock, new icons and more. Big Sur also has a brand new notification centre, redesigned Safari and much more. However, while iOS and iPadOS is supporting the same devices as last year, macOS Big Sur won’t be compatible with a selection of Macs from […]

Apple is now accepting in-store trade-ins for Macs

Apple has long offered trade-ins for iPhones in store, when you want a new iPhone you can take your old/current one along and Apple will take the value off the new iPhone and help you transfer all your data over. Trade-ins for Macs has been possible but not in store, you’d have to ship your MacBook to Apple, wait for it to be assessed and valued and then you can […]

Apple moves the 2013 and 2014 MacBook Air to vintage status

Apple supports the Mac and its other devices for a long time with software updates and even after major updates are no longer provided, older Macs still get security updates and patches. This week, Apple has moved a couple of Mac laptops and an old iPod touch to the vintage section. Apple has moved the mid-2013 and the mid-2014 MacBook Air to vintage status, which means at some stage this […]

Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.4 with fix for the FaceTime issue

This week, Apple released updates for iOS and iPadOS to fix the issue with FaceTime where users couldn’t call users on iOS 9.3.6 and earlier or OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 and earlier. Earlier this week, iOS 13.4.1 was released for iPhone and iPod touch and iPadOS 13.4.1 was also released for iPad, to fix this issue. macOS 10.15.4 has now been released which helps fix the same issue, as […]

Apple launches new Anime style ad in Japan for “Behind the Mac”

Apple has launched a new advert in Japan titled “Behind the Mac” which isn’t a new campaign Apple has been doing, but the ad for Japan is anime themed and shows such characters from “The Wonderland,” “Yama No Susume” and others. What’s also interesting is that on the back of the laptops, the Apple logo is never perfect, it’s always a weird shape but never the Apple logo itself. Ad

Apple Mac Pro wheels will soon be available to purchase separately

When the new Mac Pro went on sale last year, you could at the time, choose if you wanted to add the optional wheels in the checkout process for $400 extra. If you didn’t add them, there was no option to add the wheels afterwards. Just this week, Apple has published the ‘Mac Pro Technology Overview’ which mentions that the wheels are the feet are now available after the initial […]

References to AMD CPUs found in macOS Catalina beta

In a very recent beta version of macOS Catalina, some references to the use of AMD CPUs has been found, which might be a loose suggestion to Apple moving from Intel to AMD or adding AMD has an option of some Mac models. User “_rogame” on Twitter and Reddit has found some the references within macOS. However, it is very unlikely that Apple would move to AMD for CPUs for […]

The original Macintosh is 36 years old today

Looking back at the last ten years at what Apple has achieved and released seems daunting, we’ve seen the first iPad, iPhone 4, Siri, Apple Watch, Touch ID, Face ID, Apple Pay, AirPods, iPhone X and many other things we take for granted, but in the tech world thirty six years is such a long time ago and the birth of the personal computer as we know it took place […]