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 Redesigning the Mac Pro

The cylindrical Mac Pro was revealed in 2013, and has only received one recent minor update since, and not one that brings it up to more modern desktop computers, but not quite at the forefront of technology. This has lead professional Mac users to abandon the platform for Windows PCs, build hackintoshes, or wait patiently...

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...

Consumer Reports Now Recommends MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Consumer Reports has reverse an earlier decision to withhold their recommendation from the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. To recap, Consumer Reports ran their standardized battery life test using Safari on the new MacBook Pros. Their test loads the same webpages stopped locally on their servers repeatedly until the battery dies. In their testing of...

Apple CEO Says New Mac Desktops on the Way

Seven years is a long time in tech, but my MacBook Pro will soon be 7 years old. It’s not too bad, thanks to some RAM upgrades and a solid state drive, but it’s certainly nowhere near the performance of even Apple’s low-end MacBook Pros. I had been considering getting a new one in 2017,...

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...