Tag Archive: MacBook


All New MacBook Pro 16″ Released, Up to 64GB RAM & 8TB SSD

Apple has released an all new 16″ MacBook Pro, replacing the prior 15″ MacBook Pro model. The new MacBook Pro laptop features a larger screen with a higher resolution, a redesigned keyboard that returns to the scissor design mechanism and a physical Escape key, 9th generation Intel six core and eight-core processors, up to 64GB … Read More

How to Force Restart a MacBook Air (2018/2019)

Wondering how to force restart a new MacBook Air 2019 or 2018 model? As you may have noticed there is no obvious power button like there used to be on old Macs, so the old approach to force restarting a Mac seems like it doesn’t apply to the newer MacBook Air 2019 and 2018 models. … Read More

The 2 Default 16″ MacBook Pro Wallpapers Are Gorgeous, Grab Them Here

Two new gorgeous abstract wallpapers grace the lovely big screen of the all new MacBook Pro 16″, but you don’t have to buy the latest Mac laptop to enjoy these wallpapers yourself. Just check the links below to grab the wallpapers yourself right now. The wallpapers come in an impressively high resolution at 6016 x … Read More

Updated MacBook Pros Released with New CPUs, Butterfly Keyboard Repair Program Expanded

Apple quietly updated the MacBook Pro line today via press release, offering faster processors and improved speeds at up to a 40% increase in performance. Apple also told select members of the press that the updated MacBook Pros include improved keyboard materials that aim to reduce keyboard failures. Additionally in regards to keyboards, Apple is … Read More

Ignore Accidental Touch Bar Input with Bar None for MacBook Pro

Do you accidentally touch the Touch Bar on MacBook Pro and trigger an action without meaning to? Then a free little third party app called Bar None may be what you’re looking for. One of the complaints about the Touch Bar on MacBook Pro is how easy it is to accidentally trigger input. For example, … Read More

Use iPhone as an Escape Key on MacBook Pro Touch Bar with ESCapey

OK so here’s a silly one, don’t take this too seriously… but as you may know, up until the release of the 16″ MacBook Pro, all MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models removed the hardware escape key along with the function keys and replaced it with the Touch Bar virtual screen. Sometimes they will show … Read More

How to Reset SMC on MacBook Air & MacBook Pro (2018 and Later)

Resetting the SMC on newer model MacBook Air and MacBook Pro computers from the 2018 model year onward is a different process than resetting the Mac SMC on prior Macs, this is because of the T2 security chip that controls Touch ID and secure boot functionality on the latest Mac laptops. Despite being a different … Read More

Screen Flickering on Retina MacBook Air 2018? Here’s a Workaround Fix

Some 2018 MacBook Air (and possibly 2018 MacBook Pro) computers may exhibit seemingly random screen flickering, where the entire display backlight blinks and flickers. This can be alarming, since often screen flickering indicates a hardware issue. But in this case, the MacBook Air screen flickering may actually be software related, and after some investigation it … Read More

How to Boot MacBook Pro Without a Battery (Older Models 2006 – 2011)

You may have noticed that sometimes you can not power on and boot a MacBook Pro when it doesn’t have a battery installed. Let’s say you had to remove the battery of an older MacBook Pro because it was swelling, or the battery failed for some other reason, but when you go to power on … Read More

New Retina MacBook Air, Mac Mini, iPad Pro Released

Apple has announced notable updates to the MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pro. The new MacBook Air features a Retina display and Touch ID, the Mac Mini features powerfully revamped internals, and the iPad Pro now features slimmer bezels and support for Face ID and a new Apple Pencil. Aside from new hardware updates … Read More