Hardware

Check Out These Solid Apple MacBook Air And Pro Black Friday Deals

HOMENEWS Mac fans looking for some deals on laptops for Black Friday may have an early jump on the shopping season, with savings up to $650 off Mac laptops right now. The biggest savings comes at B&H with the Apple 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in space gray or silver for $2,149, that is a discount of $650 on the mid-2017 model. Specs on this machine include a 2.9GHz Core i7 quad-core processor, 16GB of 2133 MHz RAM, 512GB SSD, and AMD Radeon Pro…

Design

The MacBook mess: Or, why it’s so hard to choose an Apple laptop

I don't like to make a lot of decisions. That's why Apple's laptops always appealed to me. This, or this. This, or this. Like an eye exam. Two options, maybe. A product line that's polished. I'm picking the right tool. I understand the rules. It got more complicated last year. The new MacBook emerged: 12 inches, thin. As opposed to the MacBook Air, which isn't quite as thin. Or...the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Thicker. Better? I was shopping for a laptop…

Technology

MACBOOKS ARE MORE BETTER THAN WINDOWS LAPTOPS ON USERS MAINTAIN

A new survey carried out by Consumer Reports has found that Apple’s MacBook is considered to be more reliable than competing Windows laptops, based on the responses of 58,000 subscribers who were quizzed about systems bought between 2010 and 2015. Only 10 percent of MacBooks were seen to break down in one way or another in the first three years of ownership, according to a report from MacRumors. For comparison, Samsung and Gateway tied for second place, albeit with a less…

Mobile

Is Microsoft’s Surface Book Really Faster Than Apple’s MacBook Pro?

At the launch of the Surface Book, Microsoft's first laptop, the company's devices head Panos Panaymade several bold claims. He said that the Surface Book was twice as fast as the Apple Macbook Pro. While his claims are somewhat accurate, a recent test has found several concerning inconsistencies in it. PC World pitted the two laptops against each other in a range of benchmarking tests to see how they fared on different aspects. Tested were the MacBook Pro 13 with…