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New study confirms Google Chrome is a MacBook battery killer

New study confirms Google Chrome is a MacBook battery killer

Google Chrome may offer more features than Safari, and is the best option for those who use multiple platforms. But it should be avoided if you use a notebook and rely on good battery life. A new study has confirmed that Google’s browser drains more of your MacBook’s energy than its rivals.

Suppliers said to be expecting quick adoption of USB Type-C port in smartphones and laptops thanks to Apple

Suppliers said to be expecting quick adoption of USB Type-C port in smartphones and laptops thanks to Apple

Back in March, Apple unveiled the 12-inch MacBook — a super-thin, lightweight, ridiculously portable laptop with a Retina display and other noteworthy features, including a single USB Type-C port.

Apple releases MacBook FaceTime Camera Driver update for Windows users

Apple releases MacBook FaceTime Camera Driver update for Windows users

Recently, Apple released a firmware update for the mid-2015 MacBook Pro to address a specific issue. Now, in light of Microsoft launching Windows 10, another MacBook update is available.

Apple releases mid-2015 MacBook Pro firmware update 1.0 to fix flash storage issue

Apple releases mid-2015 MacBook Pro firmware update 1.0 to fix flash storage issue

For owners of the MacBook Pro that was released in mid-2015, which features the Force Touch trackpad, Apple has a new firmware update available.

Apple now replaces MacBook batteries that retain less than 80% capacity under AppleCare

Apple now replaces MacBook batteries that retain less than 80% capacity under AppleCare

Apple has updated its AppleCare terms for the MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro to include battery replacements for devices that retain less than 80 percent of their original capacity. The change comes just a few days after AppleCare+ was updated to cover Apple Watch and iOS devices that retain less than 80 percent of their original charge.

Apple seeds first OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers

Apple seeds first OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers

Apple has seeded the first beta version of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to registered developers of its Developer Program.

Apple unveiled OS X during today’s WWDC 2015 Keynote address. With El Capitan, Apple hopes to refine the experience with simple and smarter ways to do things and improve performance by making under the hood tweaks.

IBM will allow employees to choose a Mac for the first time

IBM will allow employees to choose a Mac for the first time

IBM has announced plans to provide around 50,000 employees with a Mac by the end of 2015, making it the world’s biggest Mac-supporting company. 15,000 employees are already using Macs they have purchased themselves, but IBM will be deploying them under its new scheme.

Apple’s newest 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro supports Dell’s 5K display

Apple’s newest 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro supports Dell’s 5K display

Resolution has always been important, but now that displays with titles like “5K” are out in the wild, machines that support the vast number of pixels are just as necessary.

I switched back to the MacBook Air from the 12-inch MacBook

I switched back to the MacBook Air from the 12-inch MacBook

I’ve gone back and forth between wanting a MacBook Pro and wanting a MacBook Air. The similarities between the 13-inch in both models are pretty great, and even if the Air is positioned as the ultraportable of the two, the MacBook Pro is still plenty portable in its own right. But I’ve always ended up with the MacBook Air more often than not. A few brief stints here and there with the Pro, but, just like right now, the Air is where I usually end up.

Apple launches updated 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch and a cheaper $1,999 Retina iMac

Apple launches updated 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch and a cheaper $1,999 Retina iMac

As a report from yesterday had predicted, Apple has released an updated version of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro and a cheaper 27-inch Retina iMac.