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Apple software reportedly blocks third-party MacBook Pro repairs

Updated: according to teardown specialists iFixit, 2018 MacBook Pros can be operated on and repaired without being bricked... at least for the time being. It's possible this could be modified in the future.Our original report is below...If…

New MacBook Air 2018, iPad Pro are no-shows in Apple’s sitemap leak

In the hours leading up to the hotly-anticipated iPhone XS reveal, the names, sizes and colors of every iPhone set to be announced today were unceremoniously revealed through Apple’s own website via an XML sitemap file leak. However,…

Our MacBook Air 2018 wishlist: everything we want from Apple's laptop revival

Apple is potentially gearing up to reveal an overhaul to its MacBook Air laptop during its keynote event expected to unveil the iPhone XS on September 12. This long-rumored MacBook Air 2018 has been hyped for a long time as a woefully overdue…

Will the new MacBook debut on September 12? That might be up to Intel

The tech world is abuzz about a brand new MacBook Air or a reimagining of Apple’s MacBook for 2018 ahead of the company’s annual iPhone event, when such products have been revealed in the past ... but you might not want to hold…

Apple rumored to launch 2018 MacBook Air with 8th-gen Intel processor

Whether it’s going to keep the MacBook Air moniker or amalgamate into the MacBook 12-inch line, rumors are mounting for a 2018 refresh of an affordable, lightweight notebook from Apple.The MacBook Air’s current model is sports…

Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro may lose user data if the logic board fails

A failsafe feature built into earlier models of the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has been removed from the 2018 version, a report from MacRumors reveals, spelling bad news for emergency recovery of user data.In case of a logic board failure on…

Yes, the new MacBook Pro keyboard membrane is meant to keep dust out

Apple's 2018 MacBook Pros feature a new membrane under the keyboard, and now we have confirmation on just what the film is intended to do.The official answer is what many suspected all along: it's to prevent dust and other debris from…

Apple's new MacBook Pros have a fix for their failing keyboard problems

Earlier this week Apple surprised us with a bunch of MacBook Pro upgrades, but what most potential buyers wanted to know was whether the refresh fixed the problem Apple has been having with its laptop keyboards. Well, it looks like the answer…

MacBook Pro 2018 vs Surface Book 2: the most premium pro laptops compared

With Apple’s newest MacBook Pro laptops now up for sale, it’s time to see how these new devices stack up against Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 line, perhaps their closest competitors. Both companies have developed very different…

Five new MacBook models are in the works, first product listings show

Surprising no one, Apple has new MacBook products in the works. Nevertheless, we know a bit more about these nebulous, new laptops through product model names listed through the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), as scoped by French news site…