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Apple offering battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pros

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Apple has today begun rolling out a battery replacement program for the non Touch Bar 13-inch MacBook Pro.

The company says there is an issue with a small number of MacBook Pros manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017. Affected users can mail in their MacBook Pro, find an Apple Authorized Service Provider, or visit an Apple Retail Store.

To … Read more...

Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel

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  • Move would be major blow to Intel, Apple’s Mac chip supplier
  • Apple working on software platform to merge iPad, Mac apps

Apple Inc. is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers beginning as early as 2020, replacing processors from Intel Corp., according to people familiar with the plans.

The initiative, code named Kalamata, is still in the … Read more...

The death of macOS Server

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What do you call a server with no server functionality? Junk. Apple is done with the server business.

Apple has long had a love/hate relationship with server operating systems and hardware. When Apple wanted to be a serious business player, it would play up its server offerings. When Steve Jobs focused Apple on consumers with iPhones and Macs, its server … Read more...