Apple headlines for the week ending Jan. 13, 2017 Image by Apple The Apple-related headlines were slow to roll out at the beginning of this year, but going into the second week of 2017, the news picked up. Check out the important Apple headlines from the past week in this slideshow. Show More Summary
This week’s Apple Loop includes a new material for the iPhone 8, new iPads for 2017, the MacBook Pro versus the Surface Book, Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery issues, hacking the iPhone on its tenth anniversary, Apple's falling sales and revenue, and a classic stand for the Apple Watch.
Shoppers this weekend can save $20 on 32GB and 64GB Apple TVs or $150 on Apple's latest 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar thanks to exclusive savings. Or snap up an upgraded 27" iMac 5K (3.2GHz, 32GB, 1TB, M380) at $200 off with free shipping and no tax collected outside NY and NJ.
Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro is set to have another Windows-based rival this year, in Samsung's updated Notebook 9. Read on, as we compare the features and specs of the two 13-in variants... Continue Reading Samsung Notebook 9 vs. Apple...Show More Summary
I first discovered Joli and their handmade leather sleeves a little over a year ago. Back then, I reviewed the company’s sleeves for the iPhone, iPad Pro, and 12-inch MacBook. Now, I’ve moved on from the 12-inch MacBook to the new MacBook...Show More Summary
A new year means new savings on Apple’s latest 13-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar. Use the coupon code below to save up to $250 on MacBook Pros bundled with AppleCare or up to $150 on the laptops alone. If you’re shopping for a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, you can use coupon […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Consumer Reports is finally able to recommend the latest MacBook Pro machines from Apple. Having tracked down the issue that was creating unpredictable battery swings, further testing has lifted the review scores into its 'recommended' range.
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At CES, Mac accessory and upgrade supplier Other World Computing (OWC) showcased prototypes of an upcoming add-on for Apple's latest MacBook Pro models. The OWC DEC is in many ways similar to their existing line of USB and Thunderbolt...Show More Summary
Consumer Reports has revised its earlier opinion of Apple’s new MacBook Pro lineup, noting that it now recommends the laptops, following a software update issued earlier this week. The respected consumer watchdog previously cited the new laptops’ “highly inconsistent” battery life as the reason it couldn’t give out one of its coveted recommendations. Show More Summary
After Apple released a fix for the battery issue that caused Consumer Reports' MacBook battery tests to go crazy, the organization now recommends Apple's 2016 MacBook Pros — just like all MacBooks that came before them. The issue originally caused CR not to recommend Apple's new MacBook Pros after it tested them in December. Show More Summary
Apple's latest MacBook Pros got plenty of mixed reviews, but the bugs with the laptop's battery life estimates were a bad ending to a tough year for Cupertino. Although Apple figured the machines would get a respectable a 10 hour battery...Show More Summary
Consumer Reports: New Apple software fixes a battery issue found in CR tests. The software, now in beta, will be part of a broad update soon. This makes it sound like CR found a problem with the batteries. They didn’t. They found a bug in a Safari developer mode. Show More Summary
Consumer Reports magazine today said that it now recommends Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro, after initially saying that it could not recommend the laptops. There is a back story to this. Apple reached out to the magazine after it made its initial ruling, which appeared under the bold headline “New MacBook Pros Fail to Earn Consumer […]
Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro was the first of its kind not to receive the coveted ‘buy’ recommendation from Consumer Reports. The recommendation to pass on Apple’s newest laptop offering stemmed from inconsistencies that saw users report anywhere from 3.75 to 19.5 hours of battery life. Show More Summary
You’ll find tons of hardware in this week’s roundup of best Apple deals. If you’re looking for a MacBook or an iPhone, this is a good time to pick up one on the cheap. MacBook Pro i7 Quad 15-inch Laptop with 512GB SSD for $2,371 For those who want a powerful laptop that comes with […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Consumer Reports completed its battery tests on Apple’s latest MacBook Pros and is now recommending the laptops.
The publication says a software update from Apple fixes the battery issues it found in earlier tests.
Earlier this week, Consumer Reports and Apple revealed that a bug in Safari caused erratic battery life test results in Consumer Reports’ testing, which resulted in the first Apple laptop to not receive a recommendation from the publication. Show More Summary