Chrome OS Flex gives older Macs and PCs a new lease on life
Google announced the early access launch of a new cloud-first operating system built for businesses and schools named Chrome OS Flex. It is said to have an easy installation process on PC and Macs. As networks become older, hardware management can get difficult and problematic, especially when you ... Read more
Apple owns a patent for a dual-screen, wireless charging laptop
Apple now holds the right for a dual-display MacBook, in what may be a flashback of an old tiff with Microsoft Windows and Google Chrome OS, or a new way to view laptops going forward. The patent was granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office.
According to Patently Apple, the patent includes ... Read more
Face ID could be coming to all Apple products in the near future
In the latest edition of his 'Power On' newsletter, Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman said that Apple is planning to bring Face ID to Mac. Gurman said in the newsletter that he believed Apple ultimately plans to make all of its products enabled by Face ID, including its low-end phones.
The journa... Read more
Rumour: Apple bringing MagSafe back to laptops
Apple is rumoured to be developing a lighter and thinner version of the MacBook Air. The company is said to be incorporating requests from its users into the design process.
Bloomberg writes that the new laptop will be equipped with a MagSafe connector and a new generation of Apple Silicon proce... Read more
‘Apple to introduce 12- and 16-core ARM-chips in March’
Apple released the first ARM-based chips voor Macs in 2020, which means Apple is expected to introduce new and even faster chips in 2021. There have been rumours of a 12-core Apple chip by some sources for some months now. New reports indicate that a new Mac product with a faster chip will be avail... Read more
Parallels makes Windows 10 possible on Apple’s M1 chip
Parallels Technical Preview program is experimenting with running Microsoft OS on Apple Silicon.
Parallels, a virtualization software company, has announced that it is now possible to run the Windows 10 ARM operating system on Mac computers with Apple’s M1 chip. This is achieved through the la... Read more
Foxconn to shift some Apple production to Vietnam
The move aims to reduce the political risk of producing in China.
Apple has requested that its manufacturer Foxconn move some of its production to Vietnam. The move appears to be in response to the incipient trade war that is percolating between the US and China.
This is according to a perso... Read more
Review: Apple MacBook Pro 13″ 2020: small update, big difference
For many years, Apple has offered one of the best hardware experiences you can find in a laptop with the MacBook Pro. The 2020 revision might not appear to have changed much, but differs quite a bit to its predecessor, thanks to its new keyboard. In this review of the MacBook Pro 13," you can read ... Read more
Apple introduces battery health management feature for macOS
Apple introduces the new battery health management feature in macOS Catalina 10.15.5. The feature is designed to extend the life of the battery of a MacBook.
Battery health management is a new feature designed to extend battery life. When enabled, Apple will reduce the maximum battery charge cap... Read more
Apple’s new macOS feature extends battery life
Apple has introduced a battery life extension feature in the latest version of macOS Catalina (10.15.5). The feature first appeared in the developer preview of the latest update.
The Battery Health Management feature measures the battery temperature and also analyses how users charge their MacBo... Read more