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Apple Breakfast: Apple’s 2020 in review

It's been a brutal year, but Apple has come out of 2020 with a litany of successes to look back on - as well as some missteps and miscalculations it might with hindsight have handled differently. In an extended edition of our weekly Apple…

Mac trends in 2021: The super Macs are coming

Apple Silicon is the phrase on everyone's lips. The almost unbelievable performance of the first three Macs with Apple's M1 chip should ensure that the company converts every model to its own chips as quickly as possible. But is this…

Playing Switch games on M1 Macs possible

It's technically possible to play Nintendo Switch games on the M1 Macs, according to a developer. The M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini all have ARM-based processors, which is similar to the Nintendo Switch. A developer going by the…

New Apple products coming in January 2021

Apple had a busy 2020 for product launches, but you shouldn't expect things to slow down in 2021. In this article we round up the new products, services and other announcements we can expect in January 2021. AirPods 3 After launching two…

Thunderbolt 4 vs Thunderbolt 3 vs USB 4

Apple has changed its MacBook connection standard from Thunderbolt 3 to “Thunderbolt / USB 4”. What does this mean? What is the difference between Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 4? And then what is USB 3? As if USB and Thunderbolt couldn’t…

Should I shut down my Mac every night?

While Windows 10 users often close down their PCs at the end of the day, those with Macs tend to leave them on indefinitely. But is this really a good idea? We take a look at whether you should shut down your Mac every night? Should I turn…

MacBook Air M1 2020 review

Sometimes Apple goes for more than a year without updating a Mac, and sometimes a Mac gets two updates in one year. 2020 was the year for the MacBook Air to get updated twice. Both times were decent updates, but the second update of the…

Where to buy a refurbished MacBook or Mac

Apple makes great computers, but they're not cheap. Even if you are happy to pay the entry-price for a new iMac or MacBook Pro, you may be painfully aware that for just a few hundred pounds or dollars more you could get a much more powerful…