Luna Display Converts Your iPad Into A Second Display For Your Mac

Given the size of the largest iPad Pro, it’s not surprising that more people are starting to think of these tablets as potential laptop replacements (depending on your needs). Their size also means that they are great to double up as a secondary display, especially if you work outside with a Mac laptop.


iFixit Says 2018 MacBook Pro, iMac Pro Can Still Be Repaired By Third-Parties

The other day according to leaked internal documents at Apple, it was revealed that third-party repairs for Apple’s newer MacBook Pros and the iMac Pro might no longer be possible. This is due to the use of proprietary diagnostic software that would be required to check against the integrity of the T2 security chip in order for the computers to function.


Apple’s Proprietary Software Prevents Third-Party MacBook Pro, iMac Pro Repairs

When it comes to repairing Apple products, Apple is rather strict about it. Basically they try to encourage all their customers to send it directly to Apple or to an authorized service provider, but the only problem with that is that usually official repair services tend to cost more, and so do official parts, resulting in customers going to third-party services instead.


Apple Is Reportedly Moving To More Chinese Suppliers To Lower Costs

Apple has suppliers from all over the world, such as China, Taiwan, just to name a few. However in a report from DigiTimes, it seems that Apple could be making the move to recruit more suppliers in China and shift away from Taiwan in a bid to help reduce their costs. The report cites how this shift has resulted in some Taiwanese suppliers being forced to seek out new businesses.


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ARM Claims Future Chips Will Outperform Intel’s By 2020

A lot of companies rely heavily on ARM and their chips. This is because for the most part, a lot of companies use ARM’s architecture for their chips that can be found in plenty of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. In fact earlier this year, companies such as Lenovo launched laptops that are powered by ARM-based chips.


New Bug Lets Hackers Compromise Macs During The Setup Process

It is generally thought that a computer fresh from the factory is pretty much as secure as it gets, before software is installed and it is connected to the internet. However that might not be the case with Apple’s Mac computer as security researchers have discovered a bug that could allow Macs to be hacked even before the user logs in for the first time.


Apple Patent Hints At iMacs With Built-In Subwoofers

Speakers built into laptops, TVs, monitors, and all-in-one desktops aren’t usually the best-sounding speakers. However for the most part, Apple has done a decent job at making them sound better than you would expect, and now it looks like the company is exploring more ideas.


Apple Has Become The First Trillion Dollar Company In The US

At the start of 2018, it was predicted by some that Apple could very well be on their way to become the first company to be worth $1 trillion. However at the rate some of the competition was growing, there were some who believed that Amazon could beat Apple to the punch, but as it turns out that is no longer the case.


Apple’s Mac Hardware Sales Are At A Seven Year Low

Apple’s recent Q3 2018 financials have revealed that the company made $53.3 billion in revenue. This is a lot of money also represents Apple’s largest Q3 financials to date. However it seems that most of the money being generated aren’t from Apple’s Mac computers because as ZDNet observed, Mac sales are actually at a seven year low.


Apple Offers Free Repairs For Customers Affected By Japan Floods

Some of you guys might have heard how in southwestern Japan, that area of the country has been hit with devastating floods where more than 8 million people were advised to evacuate, and where it has been reported tha 225 people have died as a result of the flood and an additional 13 reported missing.


T2 Chip In Apple’s New Mac Computers Are Reportedly Causing Problems

One of the new hardware features that Apple introduced to its Mac computers back in 2017 was the T2 chip in the iMac Pro. Apple then brought the chip over to the 2018 MacBook Pro laptops which seemed like a good thing, but now a report from Digital Trends is suggesting that it might be causing more problems than solving them.


Leaked Apple Memo Warns Employees To Stop Leaking Information

Apple has in the past been known to be very tight-lipped and secretive about upcoming products, but in recent times it seems that there are more leaks than ever. In fact in what seems to be irony, a report from Bloomberg has revealed a leaked memo that Apple has sent to its employees warning them about leaking information to the public.


Apple Ditching Intel Could Save Them $500 Million A Year

For many years now it has been rumored that Apple could be working on their own chips for their Mac computers. However a recent report from Bloomberg has revealed that come 2020, Apple could very well move away from Intel, a move which according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, could save Apple as much as $500 million a year.


Apple’s Space Grey iMac Pro Accessories Can Now Be Bought Separately

When Apple unveiled the iMac Pro, they introduced it in a space grey finish that helped to set it apart from the regular iMac. This included the chassis of the computer, the keyboard, mouse, and trackpad. Initially Apple did not sell these accessories separate from the iMac Pro, resulting in some opportunists who took to eBay where they sold these accessories for thousands.