According to a recent research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he claims that Apple could launch their first ARM-based MacBook in the later part of 2020. Now in a new note from Kuo, he believes that 2021 could also see Apple launch several ARM-based MacBook laptops as they adopt a more “aggressive processor-replacement strategy”.
If you own a Retina MacBook Air and you’re starting to notice some weird issues with your display, you might not be alone. This is because according to a report from MacRumors, they have obtained an internal memo that was shared with Apple Authorized Service Providers that suggested that Apple is aware of the problem.
If there has been one constant criticism of today’s gadgets and electronics, is that for the most part they are not easy to repair. This is a contribution of many factors, such as to dissuade third-party repairs, encouraging customers to upgrade instead of repairing, and also a desire to slim everything down, which complicates the removal process of components.
Just last week, Apple announced a refresh of its MacBook Air laptops where it came with the latest Intel processors on board. However, it seems that if you wanted a more powerful machine, you could even consider the 2018 iPad Pro. This is according to benchmarks shared by Jason Snell on Six Colors in which he found that the 2018 iPad Pro actually outperforms the MacBook Air.
One of the biggest complaints about Apple’s MacBook laptops in recent years was its keyboard. Several years ago, Apple tried to introduce a new butterfly switch keyboard to its laptops, but unfortunately it proved to be more trouble than it was worth. It was only in 2019 that Apple finally did away with the butterfly keyboard and replaced it with a scissor switch mechanism.
Thinking about getting a new MacBook Air? If you are, you might want to hold off just a bit because according to a recent report from MacRumors, they have heard from a source that a refresh of the laptop could arrive as early as next week, so if you can hold off for at least one more week, it might be a good idea to do so.
While no one has doubted the power that Apple’s MacBooks can put out, one of the problems with the older models is the use of the butterfly keyboard switch mechanism that resulted in many a dead keyboard. Apple later changed it when they launched the 16-inch MacBook Pro in 2019 with a “new” scissor switch design.
For several years now, Apple has maintained the design of its MacBook laptops, where some of the more major design changes include new color options, a built-in OLED display above the keyboard, and a new 16-inch display. But for the most part, on the outside, the MacBooks have kept that look for many years now.
According to long-standing rumors, Apple is said to be working on creating an ARM-based MacBook laptop. Given that benchmarks of Apple’s more recent mobile chipsets have shown them to be incredibly powerful, it’s not surprising that Apple could be toying with the idea of harnessing that power and putting it into a laptop.
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The problem plaguing Apple’s current laptops isn’t so much to do with performance of the system, but rather something pretty simple and basic: its keyboard. For those who have been following the news long enough, there’s a good chance that you’ve probably heard of all the nightmares that the keyboard on MacBook laptops are giving its users.
Apple recently updated its MacBook laptops where one of the refreshed models is a MacBook Air. Usually, refreshes are viewed as a good thing as it means new and improved hardware, like new GPUs, faster processors, and the likes. However, it seems that the 2019 MacBook Air refresh is actually taking one step backwards.
Yesterday, Apple announced a refresh to its laptop lineup where they updated both its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops. These laptops will continue to use the same butterfly switch mechanism found in previous MacBook laptops, and as such, we imagine that there are some who are wary about buying them due to the numerous issues users have had with them.
A few years ago, Apple introduced a new keyboard switch design in its MacBook laptops. It was meant to be a revolution in keyboard design as it was thinner than ever, but yet provided tactile feedback. Unfortunately, it was anything but, with users complaining about it, sending their laptops back in for keyboard repairs, and also filing lawsuits.