In the GPU department, Apple offers options for the AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with either 4GB or 8GB of GDDR6 memory. These AMD parts are all custom chips designed for Apple’s devices. Based on AMD’s next generation of Zen 2 7nm graphics architecture, we found these GPUs help make the MacBook a video-editing workhorse, with the ability to complete a video in 4 minutes, twice as fast as last year’s MacBook Pro 15-inch. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?
13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar — $1,200, was $1,300 If you want the best laptop that Apple has to offer, you can opt for the 13-inch MacBook Pro. It is a thing of beauty and remains one of the most luxurious laptops out there. This UltraBook is sturdy as a rock thanks to an all-aluminum unibody and boasts a fantastic display, top-tier processor, and fantastic hard drive performance. Right now, the 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8th-gen Intel Core i5 processor and Touch Bar is available at Amazon for a huge $100 below its usual price. Get it for $1,200 instead of $1,300. … [Read more...] about Now’s the perfect time to buy a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro — here’s why
So, how do you combine the depth and tactility that users want from a keyboard with a device that does not take up too much space? Simple: By making the keyboard fold upwards when you raise the MacBook’s lid. When in use, the keyboard’s position would be like that on any other laptop. When the lid is down, however, the keyboard would sink into the base of the device using a set of “Movable magnetic or mechanical linkage elements.” … [Read more...] about Apple is working on MacBooks with retractable keys to make even thinner laptops
Our take The MacBook Pro 13-inch is a mixed update. It fixes the troubled keyboard, but Apple’s decision to stick with older hardware for entry-level configurations is a big problem. The design is aging in some respects, but remains sleek and compares well to most alternates. The MacBook Pro offers you the feeling that you can do anything, but you’ll only have the right tools if you opt for the most expensive configurations — which are very expensive indeed. … [Read more...] about Apple MacBook Pro 13 (2020) review: The hobbyist
At $200, the upgrade suddenly becomes a pricy ordeal, but you'd still be tempted to swing it because 8GB of LPDDR3 really hamstrings the device. Today, 8GB barely does the job, meaning you'll set yourself up for early replacement of the entire device if you don't go for the upgrade. … [Read more...] about Apple Doubles Price for Memory Capacity Upgrade for 13-Inch MacBook Pro