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Mac Pro Buyer's Guide: Comparing the Generations

Monday June 12, 2023 6:53 am PDT by
With the launch of the new Mac Pro, Apple has finally completed the transition to Apple silicon across the entire Mac lineup. Over the past decade, Apple has only released three new Mac Pros and the latest version starts at $6,999 – the highest starting price of any ‌Mac Pro‌ model to date – making it all the more important to consider if now is a good time to upgrade or even if an older model...
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Mac Studio Buyer's Guide: Comparing the Generations

Friday June 9, 2023 6:46 am PDT by
Little over a year since its introduction in 2022, Apple refreshed the Mac Studio, adding the M2 Max and ‌M2‌ Ultra chips, so should you upgrade from the first- to the second-generation model? Likewise, is it still worthwhile buying the original ‌Mac Studio‌? The new ‌Mac Studio‌'s main upgrade is its chip, moving from the M1 Max and M1 Ultra to the ‌M2‌ Max and ‌M2‌ Ultra. Compared to their...
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Mac Studio vs. Mac Pro Buyer's Guide

Thursday June 8, 2023 7:05 am PDT by
Upon the launch of the latest Mac Pro, Apple's transition to Apple silicon across its entire Mac lineup is complete. The new ‌Mac Pro‌ features the M2 Ultra chip – the same chip offered in the refreshed Mac Studio – so why should some prospective customers buy the ‌Mac Pro‌, despite its $6,999 starting price, and which performance-focused desktop Mac is best for you? The ‌Mac Studio‌ starts ...
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Here's What's New in the iOS 17 Weather App

Wednesday June 7, 2023 2:21 pm PDT by
Apple in iOS 17 has introduced a number of changes across its stock apps, including the Weather app. With the update, there are some minor changes to the functionality and design of the app. The biggest update is an option to see yesterday's weather in the 10-day forecast. In iOS 16, you can only view the current day and the next 10 days, but in ‌iOS 17‌, you can view current day, the next 10...
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Mac Mini vs. Mac Studio Buyer's Guide

Wednesday June 7, 2023 8:27 am PDT by
In 2023, Apple updated the Mac Studio with the M2 Max and ‌M2‌ Ultra chips, with the latter being the most powerful Apple silicon chip to date. Earlier this year, Apple refreshed the Mac mini with the ‌M2‌ and ‌M2‌ Pro chips, meaning that the ‌Mac Studio‌ faces a formidable competitor that offers "Pro" capabilities at a substantially lower price point. There are now two desktop Macs and four Apple...
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MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide

Wednesday June 7, 2023 4:01 am PDT by
Earlier this year, Apple announced a major update for its high-end MacBook Pro models, adding the M2 Pro and ‌M2‌ Max chips, better battery life, Wi‑Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, and an HDMI 2.1 port. In 2022, Apple updated the MacBook Air with a complete redesign and the ‌M2‌ chip, followed by an all-new 15-inch model this year, so how do the two product lines compare? Despite now being similar in...
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13-Inch vs. 15-Inch M2 MacBook Air Buyer's Guide

Tuesday June 6, 2023 8:17 am PDT by
Apple's new 15-inch MacBook Air joins the 13-inch model introduced last year, offering almost all of the same hardware with a significantly larger display, yet there are still some key differences that are important to consider when purchasing one of the machines. The 13- and 15-inch ‌MacBook Air‌ models are almost exactly the same in terms of feature set and design, both sporting...
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What to Expect From WWDC 2023: AR/VR Headset, 15-Inch MacBook Air, Mac Studio, iOS 17, xrOS, macOS 14 and More

Monday June 5, 2023 6:17 am PDT by
The 34th annual Worldwide Developers conference is less than a week away, and it's going to feature one of the most exciting keynote events that we've had in recent years. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple is expected to introduce its first new wearable since the launch of the Apple Watch, plus there are new Macs coming and notable features for iOS 17 and...
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xrOS: What to Expect From the Software Designed for Apple's AR/VR Headset

Tuesday May 30, 2023 10:33 am PDT by
The Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple's annual developer and software-oriented conference, is now just a few days away. As with previous years, Apple is expected to introduce major updates to all of its operating systems, but unique to WWDC 2023, Apple is also very likely to unveil xrOS, the software that will run its much-rumored AR/VR mixed-reality headset. Here's everything we're...
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iOS 16.5 Features: Everything New in iOS 16.5

Thursday May 18, 2023 1:45 pm PDT by
Apple today released iOS 16.5, the fifth major update to the iOS 16 operating system. iOS 16.5 is not as notable as some of the prior updates that we have seen, but there are some important bug fixes and feature additions. This guide highlights all of the new features in the iOS 16.5 update. Sports Tab in Apple News Apple added a dedicated Sports tab in ‌Apple News‌, providing sports fans...
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3nm Apple Silicon: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

Saturday May 13, 2023 9:00 am PDT by
Apple's custom silicon is expected to leap to 3nm, a next-generation manufacturing technique, later this year, but what exactly does the enhanced process mean for the company's next-generation chips? Semiconductor fabrication is the process used to make chips. The "node" of the process is, in simple terms, a measure of the smallest possible dimension used in manufacturing, measured in...
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MicroLED Apple Watch Ultra: All the Rumors So Far

Friday April 28, 2023 2:21 pm PDT by
Apple is working on next-generation display technology called microLED, which will be coming to the Apple Watch Ultra first. We're not expecting the ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ with microLED until 2025, but rumors about the device have been ramping up already. This guide highlights everything we know about Apple's work on a microLED watch and what Apple has in store for microLED in the future. Micro...
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Is a New 24-Inch iMac Coming in 2023? What We Know So Far

Monday April 3, 2023 1:23 pm PDT by
Apple in 2021 introduced the 24-inch iMac, with the redesigned machine featuring an array of bright colors and the new-at-the-time M1 chip. Since its 2021 debut, Apple has not refreshed the smaller ‌iMac‌ and the ‌iMac‌ line has all but been forgotten, but rumors suggest there is a new 24-inch ‌iMac‌ in the works. This guide highlights everything that we know so far about a future 24-inch ‌iMac‌. ...
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iOS 16.4 Features: Everything New in iOS 16.4

Tuesday March 28, 2023 5:42 am PDT by
Apple today released iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, two updates that come after several weeks of beta testing. iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4 add a long list of new features, ranging from updated emoji characters to web push notifications on the iPad. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In this guide, we've highlighted all of the changes introduced in iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4. ...
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The 2023 Apple Watch Series 9: What to Expect From Apple This Fall

Monday May 8, 2023 12:31 pm PDT by
Along with the iPhone, the Apple Watch is one of the products that Apple has been updating on an annual basis, and it is one of the devices that we can count on seeing this fall. Rumors about new Apple Watch models are often overshadowed by ‌iPhone‌ rumors, but we do get tidbits of information here and there. This guide aggregates everything we know about the Apple Watch Series 9. An...
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When Will Apple Release iOS 16.4?

Wednesday March 22, 2023 11:37 am PDT by
Apple's next operating system update will be iOS 16.4, with the software in beta testing as of February 16. Software updates go through several rounds of testing with developers and public beta testers ahead of launch, so when can we expect to see iOS 16.4 provided to the public? Officially, Apple says that the iOS 16.4 and its sister updates iPadOS 16.4, macOS Ventura 13.3, tvOS 16.4, and...
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Apple's First OLED iPad: All the Rumors So Far

Monday March 13, 2023 3:02 pm PDT by
Apple is developing OLED technology for the iPad, and the new displays are expected to come to the iPad Pro models as soon as next year. This guide aggregates everything we know about Apple's plans for the OLED ‌iPad‌. Sizing Apple is expected to offer the first OLED iPads in sizes that are similar to the current ‌iPad Pro‌ sizes, providing one smaller 10.9 to 11.1-inch model and a larger 12.9...
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Apple's Work on Touchscreen Macs: What We Know So Far

Friday March 10, 2023 2:33 pm PST by
Some Apple fans have long wanted Apple to combine the functionality of the iPad with the Mac, and it appears that it's finally going to happen. Apple is rumored to be working on touchscreen Mac technology, and we could see the first touchscreen Mac in just a couple of years. This guide highlights everything that we know so far about Apple's work on a touchscreen Mac. Possible Models...
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All of the iOS 16.4 Beta Features

Wednesday March 22, 2023 11:28 am PDT by
Apple is testing iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, two upcoming updates that will be released for the iPhone and the iPad this spring. There are a long list of changes in the iOS 16.4 update, ranging from new emojis to the promised iOS Safari Push Notifications feature. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. This guide aggregates all of the features that are in the iOS 16.4...
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iPhone 14 Color Options: Which Color Should You Choose?

Wednesday March 8, 2023 4:42 am PST by
The iPhone 14 models are available in a range of color options, with entirely new hues available on both sets of devices, as well as some popular classics. The ‌iPhone 14‌ and iPhone 14 Pro lineups have different colors to choose from, so if you have your heart set on a particular shade, you may not be able to get your preferred model in that color. Check out our guide on the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ color...