Tag Archives: iMac

Tim Cook: ‘Stay tuned’ on Mac updates, they’re ‘very committed’

Tim Cook replied to a customer email regarding the lack of Mac updates, stating that he “loves the Mac” and Apple is “very committed” to the product. Cook also says “stay tuned,” suggesting that an update to the Mac is coming soon (via MacRumors). The authenticity of the email cannot be confirmed, however, it does appear to originate from Apple’s…

New Mac updates coming in October, iPad updates in 2017

Bloomberg reports that a Mac refresh for Apple’s entire lineup is coming in October, with new iPad enhancements coming in 2017. The report says Apple is working hard on software-related features to better optimize the Apple Pencil for the iPad Pro. The software release is said to be released as part of the iOS 10 release cycle, in the first half of…

Apple seeds macOS 10.12 beta 7 to developers

Today Apple has seeded its seventh beta of macOS 10.12 to developers. MacOS 10.12 Sierra packs some relatively major features such as Auto Unlock via Apple Watch, Apple Pay via iPhone, and Siri finally makes it debut on the Mac. The update is currently available for both developers and public beta testers.  It’s not recommended to install this beta…

Apple seeds macOS 10.12 beta 6 to developers

Along with other betas going out today, Apple has seeded its sixth beta of macOS 10.12 to developers. MacOS 10.12 Sierra packs some relatively major features such as Auto Unlock via Apple Watch, Apple Pay via iPhone, and Siri finally makes it debut on the Mac. The update is currently now available for developers only.  It’s not recommended to install…

Apple discontinues Thunderbolt Display

After 5 years of existence, the Apple Thunderbolt Display has been discontinued. In a statement to iMore, an Apple spokesperson said the following: We’re discontinuing the Apple Thunderbolt Display. It will be available through Apple.com, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers while supplies last. There are a number of great third-party…

TiP Year in Review: First generation products, services, and more

2015 was a big year for Apple, the company unveiled a lot of new first-generation products, services, and accessories. There’s a lot to cover and this could easily become a long 3,000 word post (post edit: it is), but we’ll only be going over the essentials. Products Starting in March with Apple’s Spring Forward event, the company first started with…

Apple has made select early 2008 to late 2009 Macs obsolete

Today Apple has updated their list of vintage and obsolete products making the 32GB iPod touch (1st generation), second-generation Time Capsule, and select early 2008 to late 2009 Macs obsolete. Products on this list are no longer supported by Apple, therefore are not eligible for hardware repairs. Apple says that products older than five years are…

Apple granted Touch ID sensor on Mac patent from 2007

Apple may have first brought Touch ID to the iPhone 5s first, but they have been working on fingerprint sensors since 2007, according to a patent that has just been approved. However, the illustration for the patent shows a fingerprint sensor on a laptop that looks even older than MacBooks back in 2007. A finger sensing apparatus may include a finger…

New 4K 21.5-inch iMac on its way

This year Apple surprised us at its iPhone event in September. It seemed as though Apple tried to shove everything into one event. However, there was no mention of the Macs. According to 9to5Mac, a new 4K 21.5-inch iMac is in the works and will be released sometime next week, with a release as early as October 13. The report does mention that Apple does…