Apple Plummets in LaptopMag’s Laptop Ratings

Apple stood at the top of LaptopMag’s annual laptop computer brand rankings for 6 years. However, instead of a seventh win, Apple plummeted to 5th* place, dropping in rating more than any other manufacturer in the top 10. Even Microsoft dropped only 3 places. Apple scored 78 out of 100 on LaptopMag’s ratings, causing the...

Apple is Fighting ‘Right to Repair’ Laws

When Donald Trump tried to ban Muslim immigrants from 7 countries from entering the United States, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, was quick to speak out against it. Apple was also there at Pride last year and the year before, holding their rainbow Apple banner high. Cook has stated that Apple will never become a...

The New MacBook Pro Keyboard is Glorious

I had a few reasons for going to the Apple Store last week. My iPad Pro Smart Keyboard was coming apart at the seams (the adhesive must have worn out… it was only 5 months old), my iPhone 6s has a bad battery (and still does), and, I had to find a replacement for my...

MacBook Pro With Touch Bar Review Roundup

From what Apple showed me on stage, I was unimpressed. If anything, the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar got me thinking about the next iMac, the Microsoft Surface Studio, or perhaps building my own PC (maybe even making it a hackintosh). It doesn’t have the latest Intel processors, the graphics cards are more suited...

New Macs Still On Track for October Reveal

Apple hasn’t made an official announcement yet, but Macotakara claims a “reliable Chinese supplier” has spoken to them, telling them that the MacBook Pro would be updated this month, something we’ve heard before. The report claims the 11 inch MacBook Air will be abandoned, which makes sense, as a 12.9″ iPad Pro with a larger...

Apple’s 50 Shades of Space Gray

Quick, which of the above shades of Space Gray is the real one? Don’t know? Well, it’s a trick question. All of them are what Apple calls “Space Gray.” The iPhone 5 was the last device Apple sold that was called either “Black” or “Slate.” Before that, Apple had black iPhones, iPods, even black MacBooks...

Asus Wows With Laptop Thinner and More Powerful than MacBook

There seems to be a pendulum-like movement in technology when it comes to Apple’s new products, a tick, followed by a tock, a new product followed by a quick response from Apple’s competitors. Apple introduces something like the iPhone, and suddenly the rest of the industry is making touchscreen smartphones. Apple releases the MacBook Air,...