Apple

Today Apple is releasing new revamped versions of its 13” MacBook Pro line-up, most notably updating the series with the new scissor-switch style Magic Keyboard, as well as giving the option for Intel’s new 10th generation Ice Lake CPUs in the higher end models. Apple last winter had rolled out its new 16” MacBook Pro which had introduced the new Magic Keyboard, making the choice to drop the controversial butterfly switch keyboard back to a scissor switch design. Today’s 13” line-up adopts the same changes across the smaller form factor models, including the new Touch Bar design that has been narrowed down to now include a physical escape key on the keyboard. The new design otherwise doesn’t significantly diverge from its summer-2019 refresh, although this year...

Spotted at Computex: The Worst Fake MacBook Air

It’s a common way to get a cheap laugh: mention that China doesn’t care about IP infringement and that a lot of fake products exist. There are a good...

36 by Ian Cutress on 5/31/2019

Apple Announces New iPod Touch: A10 SoC Inside

It’s been 4 years since Apple last updated the iPod lineup with the 6th generation iPod Touch in 2015. Today Apple did the unexpected and released a hardware refresh...

27 by Andrei Frumusanu on 5/28/2019

Apple Refreshes 13 & 15-Inch MacBook Pros for 2019: Adds 8-Core Intel CPUs & Revised Keyboard

Apple on Tuesday introduced refreshed versions of its MacBook Pro 13-inch and 15-inch laptops, updating the machines to use Intel's latest 8th and 9th Gen Core processors, as well...

31 by Anton Shilov on 5/22/2019

AirUnleashed Wireless Charging Mat: An Attempt at an Apple AirPower

When Apple cancelled its AirPower wireless charging mat earlier this year, many users of the company’s latest devices got upset, yet spawned a number of third-party options that offer...

24 by Anton Shilov on 5/2/2019

Apple Q2 FY 2019 Earnings Report: iPhone Struggles But iPad And Services Expand

Today Apple announced their earnings for the second quarter of their 2019 fiscal year. Revenue was down 5.1% to $58.0 billion this quarter. Gross margin for the quarter was...

23 by Brett Howse on 4/30/2019

Apple and Qualcomm Bury the Hatchet; Sign New Patent and Chip Supply Agreements

Putting an end to one of the most intense high tech legal battles in recent memory, this afternoon Apple and Qualcomm announced that the two firms were burying the...

14 by Ryan Smith on 4/16/2019

OWC Launches Aura Pro X2 NVMe SSD Upgrade For Macs

Other World Computing (OWC) has launched a new line of NVMe SSD upgrades for several Mac models that used Apple's custom not-quite-M.2 form factor. The new Aura Pro X2...

17 by Billy Tallis on 4/16/2019

Huawei: No Communication with Apple About 5G Modems

One of the most recent rumors swirling the technosphere has been who is going to be sourcing the modems for Apple’s first generation of 5G smartphones. Despite the fact...

9 by Ian Cutress on 4/16/2019

Logitech Unveils Slim Folio Pro Keyboard for 3rd Gen iPad Pro

Logitech this week has introduced its new keyboard cases for Apple’s latest 3rd Gen 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets. The Logitech Slim Folio Pro keyboard features backlighting and...

11 by Anton Shilov on 4/4/2019

Apple Cancels AirPower Wireless Charging Mat

Apple today has cancelled its AirPower wireless charging mat, citing the difficulties the company has encountered in getting the mat to meet its ‘high standards’. The company emphasized that...

30 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2019

Apple Launches 2nd Gen AirPods: Longer Talk Time & Hands-Free ‘Hey Siri’

Apple on Wednesday introduced its 2nd Generation AirPods. The new AirPods supports hands-free ‘Hey Siri’ functionality, a longer battery life for coversations, and faster connect times. The new headset...

18 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2019

Apple Upgrades iMac and iMac Pro: More Cores, More Graphics, More Memory

Apple has introduced its updated iMac all-in-one desktop computers to use Intel's latest generation processors with up to eight cores plus AMD’s latest Pro graphics, and its iMac Pro...

31 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2019

Apple Announces New 10.5" iPad Air, 7.9" iPad mini

Today in a surprise announcement, Apple has unveiled refreshes to both the iPad Air and iPad mini lineups. The last releases in the lineups were the iPad Air 2...

74 by Andrei Frumusanu on 3/18/2019

Dive In: Catalyst Has Apple Watch Protection for Up to 100 Meters

When smartwatches emerged several years ago, they were good enough to work as pedometers or count calories burned when their owner used an elliptical strider. However they were not...

22 by Anton Shilov on 3/1/2019

The Apple iPhone XR Review: A Different Display Leads To Brilliant Battery Life

The latest generation of iPhones have been out for a couple of months now – we’ve extensively reviewed the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max shortly after their official...

90 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/5/2019

Apple Earnings Report, Q1 FY 2019: Strong Margins, Weakening Revenue

Today Apple announced their first quarter earnings for their 2019 fiscal year, and with the fortunes of the company so tied to the iPhone in a stumbling smartphone market...

10 by Brett Howse on 1/29/2019

Samsung Announces iTunes Movie & TV Show Support In Its 2018, 2019 Smart TVs

Samsung has announced that 2018 and 2019 Smart TVs will offer Apple iTunes Movies and TV Show support, along with support for Apple’s AirPlay 2. The surprise announcement made...

12 by Andrei Frumusanu on 1/7/2019

AnandTech Year In Review 2018: Flagship Mobile

As we’re drawing to a close of the calendar year, it is time to look back and revisit what 2018 has brought to the mobile space. Unlike the PC...

65 by Andrei Frumusanu on 12/28/2018

Qualcomm Granted Injunction Against Apple In Germany: iPhone 7 & 8 Sales Suspended in Apple Stores

Today Qualcomm was granted an injunction against Apple, allowing for a ban of certain iPhone models in Germany. The announcement comes only a little over a week after a...

22 by Andrei Frumusanu on 12/20/2018

The 2018 Apple iPad Pro (11-Inch) Review: Doubling Down On Performance

Apple’s iPad lineup for 2018 offers arguably the largest design change since the original iPad launched, with the introduction of the latest iPad Pro models in both 12.9-inch and...

144 by Brett Howse & Andrei Frumusanu on 12/4/2018

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