Gurman: Apple Planning No New Mac Releases For Remainder of 2022

Apple is not planning to announce any new Macs in the remainder of this year, with all planned releases expected to take place in the first quarter of 2023, including updated versions of the MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and the Mac Pro, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said today. Writing in his latest Power On newsletter, Gurman […]

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Apple Now Selling Refurbished 13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2

Saturday September 24, 2022 11:25 am PDT by Sami Fathi Apple is now selling the 13-inch MacBook Pro powered with the M2 Apple silicon chip in its refurbished store for the first time in the United States and Canada. In the United States, Apple offers the 13-inch MacBook Pro with ‌M2‌ with 256GB and 512GB […]

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Apple Suppliers Reportedly Preparing for Launch of New MacBook Pros Ahead of Rumored October Event

Tuesday September 13, 2022 2:16 am PDT by Sami Fathi Apple’s suppliers are reportedly preparing to produce and ship Apple’s next-generation 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros, which are expected to feature M2 Pro and ‌M2‌ Max chips. According to DigiTimes, suppliers within Apple’s Mac supply chain are preparing for shipments of upcoming MacBook Pros by […]

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iFixit Tears Down 13-Inch M2 MacBook Pro

Apple last week launched the first M2 Mac, the 13-inch MacBook Pro, and repair site iFixit picked up the new machine to do a traditional device teardown. [embedded content] Design wise, there’s not a lot for iFixit to say about the ‌M2‌ MacBook Pro because aside from the ‌M2‌ chip, it is identical to the […]

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Video Comparison: M2 MacBook Pro vs. M1 MacBook Pro

Apple last week launched an updated version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro, and it is the first Mac that is equipped with an updated M2 chip. As it’s using a brand new chip, we thought we’d pick up the ‌M2‌ MacBook Pro and compare it to the prior-generation M1 MacBook Pro to see just what’s […]

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M2 13-Inch MacBook Pro With 256GB SSD Appears Slower Than Equivalent M1 in Real-World Speed Tests

Benchmark testing has indicated that the 256GB variant of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 chip offers slower SSD performance than its M1 equivalent, and now real-world stress testing by YouTuber Max Yuryev of Max Tech suggests that the 256GB SSD in the 13-inch MacBook Pro is also underperforming in day-to day-usage. [embedded content] The […]

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Base 13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2 Chip Has Significantly Slower SSD Speeds

Following the launch of Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip, it has been discovered that the $1,299 base model with 256GB of storage has significantly slower SSD read/write speeds compared to the equivalent previous-generation model. YouTube channels such as Max Tech and Created Tech tested the 256GB model with Blackmagic’s Disk Speed […]

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M2 MacBook Pro vs. 14- and 16-Inch MacBook Pro Buyer’s Guide

Apple announced a major update for its high-end MacBook Pro models last year, with the new machines featuring a complete redesign, the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, larger mini-LED displays with ProMotion, an HDMI port and SD card slot, full-sized function keys, and more. This month, Apple updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro with the […]

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13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2 Chip Now Available at Apple Stores

The two standard configurations of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 chip are available for walk-in purchase or same-day pickup at select Apple Stores around the world starting today. The first online orders are also beginning to arrive to customers. Apple began accepting orders for the new 13-inch MacBook Pro last Friday, with some […]

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First M2 MacBook Pro Orders Arriving to Customers in New Zealand and Australia

It’s officially Friday, June 24 in New Zealand and Australia, which means it’s the launch day for the 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro. Customers in New Zealand and Australia are always the first to get their hands on new devices due to time zone differences, and the ‌M2‌ Macs are no exception. ‌M2‌ MacBook Pro models […]

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M1 vs. M2 Chip Buyer’s Guide: How Much Better Really Is M2?

This month, Apple introduced the M2 chip – the second-generation custom silicon chip for the Mac. After the M1 chip revolutionized the Mac starting in November 2020, how much better really is the M2? Apple says that the ‌M2‌ chip takes the performance per watt of the ‌M1‌ even further with an 18 percent faster […]

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13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2 Chip Reviews: Faster Performance, But Consider Waiting for New MacBook Air

The new 13-inch MacBook Pro with a faster M2 chip launches this Friday. Ahead of time, early reviews of the notebook have been shared by some YouTube channels and media outlets, offering a hands-on look at the performance improvements. The only notable change to the 13-inch MacBook Pro is the M2 chip, which features an […]

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Some Custom Configured M2 MacBook Pro Models Delayed Until August

Apple this morning began accepting orders for the 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 chip, and as with many other Macs, this new machine is facing some shipping delays. Select custom configurations of the ‌M2‌ MacBook Pro with upgraded unified memory are backordered, and will not be available for delivery until August. All 13-inch MacBook Pro […]

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M1 vs. M2 MacBook Pro: Is It Worth the Upgrade?

Apple’s M2 MacBook Pro comes over a year and a half after its M1-based predecessor. The new device features the exact same design, but there are several important under-the-hood differences between the two machines that could make it an upgrade worth considering for some users, even though it may not be worthwhile for many customers. […]

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13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2 Chip Now Available to Order

The new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip is now available to order worldwide via Apple.com and the Apple Store app. The first deliveries to customers and in-store availability will begin Friday, June 24, according to Apple. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro features the same design as the previous model, including the Touch Bar […]

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13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2 Chip Outperforms Base Model Mac Pro Despite Costing Nearly $5,000 Less

The new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip appears to be faster than a base model Mac Pro in benchmarks, despite costing nearly $5,000 less. In an apparent Geekbench 5 result that surfaced on Wednesday, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro achieved a multi-core score of 8,928, while the standard Mac Pro configuration with an […]

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Apple Testing at Least Nine New Macs With Four Different M2 Chip Variants

Apple is internally testing several variants of the next-generation M2 chip and the updated Macs that will be equipped with them, reports Bloomberg, citing developer logs. There are “at least” nine new Macs in development that use four different M2 chips that are successors to the current M1 chips. Apple is working on devices with […]

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MacBook Air and ‘MacBook’ With M2 Chips Slated for Launch Later This Year

Apple is working on the successor to the M1 chip, expected to be called the M2, and multiple rumors have already suggested that these chips are going to be used in machines that include a refreshed MacBook Air and a new version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro. A new report today from 9to5Mac once again […]

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There’s a New 13-Inch MacBook Pro Coming, Here’s What We Know

Apple refreshes the MacBook Pro models on a regular basis, and in 2022, we could potentially see new versions of the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the higher-end 14-inch and 16-inch versions. Rumors suggest a new 13-inch model could come as soon as spring, while we haven’t heard much at all about a refresh of the […]

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Apple to Unveil 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro With Unchanged Design Next Month, Claims Original MacBook Pro ‘Notch’ Leaker

Apple will next month debut its latest M2 Apple silicon processor in a refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro model that will have no major design changes, according to a previously reliable source with close links to Apple’s supply chain. Based on the new information seen by MacRumors, the upcoming 13-inch MacBook Pro retains the same design […]

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