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MacBook is well-known brand of notebook computers designed and manufactured by Apple Inc. You’ll find everything about MacBooks on these pages.

MacBook Air 7,1

MacBook Air 7,1 (11-inch, Early 2015) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Broadwell ULT processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 11.6-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.

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MacBook Air 7,2

MacBook Air 7,2 (13-inch, Early 2015 and Mid 2017) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Broadwell processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 13.3-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.

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Apple Pencil

Apple designed Apple Pencil to allow users work with precision when using iPad Pro. Introduced on November 11, 2015, this pencil lets the user make any number of effects on the screen without any effort. On the outside, it looks like, well, like a disposable plastic pen, but a teardown shows that it’s crammed full of tiny technology. (more…)

MacBook 8,1

The MacBook 8,1 Retina 12-inch computer was introduced in April 2015. Though similar to MacBook Air, this model is lighter and thinner. This model offers a high-resolution Retina Display, higher memory and storage, redesigned keyboard, TouchPad. It has only two ports: a headphone jack and a USB 3.1 Type-C port which the user can use for data transfer, charging and video output.

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iPad Pro 9.7-Inch

iPad Pro 9.7-inch is incredibly portable, with an unprecedented combination of versatility and performance. According to Apple, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro screen is based on the company’s most advanced technologies, and is the brightest and least reflective display in the world. This model offers up to double the graphics performance of iPad Air 2, so real users (and we quote the Apple’s official website here) “will loose themselves in their favorite apps and games”. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro packs heavyweight performance into less than 500 grams.

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iPad Pro 12.9-Inch

iPad Pro 12.9-inch model is more capable, versatile and portable than anything that Apple designed before. As Apple itself states, “its epic screen turns advanced tasks into brilliant, immersive experiences”. In fact, the key to the iPad Pro experience is the multi-touch and most vivid Retina display which allows the user to see content in detail. The 12.9‑inch iPad Pro has the highest resolution of any iOS device. iPad Pro offers up to double the graphics performance of iPad Air 2, rendering detailed visuals, fluid animations and effects which seem very real.

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History of Apple (2015)

The year 2015 was great for Apple. The 12-inch MacBook, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, Apple Pay, Apple Music, Beats 1, Apple Watch, gave the world plenty to talk about. And App Store rings in 2015 with new records. In this text we look at the complete list of what Apple did back in 2015. (more…)

iMac Core i7 4.0 27-Inch (5K, Late 2015) BTO/CTO

The iMac Core i7 4.0 with 27-inch screen is a built-to-order iteration of the iMac Core i5 / 3.2 27-Inch (Retina, 4K, Late 2015/ Skylake) or the iMac Core i5 / 3.3 27-Inch (Retina, 4K, Late 2015/ Skylake) but with the top-class Core-i7 Skylake processor designed for overclocking. The desktop exterior design is similar to the iMacs of 2012. This is the all-in-one desktop computer in an ultra-thin (5 mm depth at the edges) all-aluminum unibody casing behind the 27” LED-backlit IPS widescreen Retina 5K display. There’s a bulge though in the center of the back panel to house all the hardware. The computer is mounted on an aluminum stand with a slightly tapered foot and an adjusting hinge. The iMac Core i7 4.0 27-inch (Retina, 5K, late 2015) features a quad core 3.2GHz Intel Core i7 I7- 6700K processor (Skylake), with four independent processor cores on a single chip, DMI system bus and an integrated graphics core, 8 GB of RAM, a 1 TB or a 2 TB Fusion Drive, an SD memory slot card reader, an AMD Radeon R9 M390 / M395 graphics with 2 GB of shared memory, a built-in FaceTime HD webcam and stereo speakers, as well as two “Thunderbolt-2” ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports. It also has built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 4.0. The cooling system is CPU controlled and the in-built speakers are mounted beneath the 27-inch screen for the clearer less distorted sound to bounce off the desk or other surface. The speakers’ grills also work as the vent ones. The iMac Core i7 4.0 27-inch (Retina, 5K, late 2015) is shipped with a compact aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard and either with a “Magic Mouse -2” or a traditional wired Apple Mouse or a multi-touch Magic Trackpad. Upgrade from “Magic Mouse -2” to a Magic Trackpad-2 is optional for an extra cost. (more…)

iMac Core i5 3.3 27-Inch (5K, Late 2015)

The iMac Core i5 3.3 with 27-inch screen introduced in October, 2015 sports the newest innovating quad core processor Intel Core-i5 Skylake and a Fusion Drive. The graphics shared memory as well as the RAM speed has also been boosted. The design is similar to the iMacs of 2012. This is the all-in-one desktop computer in an ultra-thin (5 mm depth at the edges) all-aluminum unibody casing behind the 27-inch LED-backlit IPS widescreen Retina 5K display. There’s a bulge though in the center of the back panel to house all the hardware. The computer is mounted on an aluminum stand with a slightly tapered foot and an adjusting hinge. The iMac Core i5 3.3 27-inch (Retina, 5K, late 2015) features a quad core 3.2GHz Intel Core i5 I5-6600 processor (Skylake), with four independent processor cores on a single chip, DMI system bus and an integrated graphics core, 8 GB of RAM, a 2 TB Fusion Drive, an SD memory slot card reader, an AMD Radeon R9 M395 graphics with 2 GB of shared memory, a built-in FaceTime HD webcam and stereo speakers, as well as two “Thunderbolt-2” ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports. It also has built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 4.0. The cooling system is CPU controlled and the in-built speakers are mounted beneath the 27-inch screen for the clearer less distorted sound to bounce off the desk or other surface. The speakers’ grills also work as the vent ones. The iMac Core i5 3.3 27-inch (Retina, 5K, late 2015) is shipped with a compact aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard and either with a “Magic Mouse-2” or a traditional wired Apple Mouse or a multi-touch Magic Trackpad. Upgrade from “Magic Mouse-2” to a Magic Trackpad-2 is optional for an extra cost. (more…)

iMac Core i5 3.2 27-Inch (5K, Late 2015)

The iMac Core i5 / 3.2 with 27-inch screen introduced in October, 2015 sports the newest innovating quad core processor Intel Core-i5 Skylake and a Fusion Drive as a standard storage. The graphics shared memory as well as the RAM speed has also been boosted. The design is similar to the iMacs of 2012. This is the all-in-one desktop computer in an ultra-thin (5 mm depth at the edges) all-aluminum unibody casing behind the 27” LED-backlit IPS widescreen Retina 5K display. There’s a bulge though in the center of the back panel to house all the hardware. The computer is mounted on an aluminum stand with a slightly tapered foot and an adjusting hinge. The iMac Core i5 3.2 27-inch (Retina, 5K, late 2015) features a quad core 3.2GHz Intel Core i5 I5-6500 processor (Skylake), with four independent processor cores on a single chip, DMI system bus and an integrated graphics core, 8 GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive (7200 RPM) or a 1 TB Fusion Drive, an SD memory slot card reader, an AMD Radeon R9 M380 / M390 graphics with 2 GB of shared memory, a built-in FaceTime HD webcam and stereo speakers, as well as two “Thunderbolt-2” ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports. It also has built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 4.0. The cooling system is CPU controlled and the in-built speakers are mounted beneath the 27” screen for the clearer less distorted sound to bounce off the desk or other surface. The speakers’ grills also work as the vent ones. The iMac Core i5 3.2 27-inch (Retina, 5K, late 2015) is shipped with a compact aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard and either with a “Magic Mouse-2” or a traditional wired Apple Mouse or a multi-touch Magic Trackpad. Upgrade from “Magic Mouse -2” to a Magic Trackpad-2 is optional for an extra cost. (more…)

iMac Core i7 3.3 21.5-Inch (4K, Late 2015)

The iMac Core i7 3.3 with 21.5-inch screen Retina 4K is a built-to-order iteration of the iMac Core i5 / 3.1 21.5-Inch (Retina, 4K, Late 2015) but with the top-class quad processor Core i7 3.3. The design is similar to the iMacs of 2012. This is the all-in-one desktop computer in an ultra-thin (5 mm depth at the edges) all-aluminum unibody casing behind the 21.5-inch LED-backlit IPS screen with cover glass fully laminated to the LCD and anti-reflective coating. There’s a bulge though in the center of the back panel to house all the hardware. The computer is mounted on an aluminum stand with a slightly tapered foot and an adjusting hinge. The iMac Core i7 3.3 21.5-inch (Retina, 4K, late 2015) features a dual core 3.3 GHz Intel Core i7 I7- 5775R processor (Broadwell), with four independent processor cores on a single chip, DMI system bus and an integrated graphics core, 8 GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive (5400 RPM), an SD memory slot card reader, an integrated Intel Iris Pro 6200 Graphics 6000 graphics with 1.7 GB of shared memory, a built-in FaceTime HD webcam and stereo speakers, as well as two “Thunderbolt-2” ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports. It also has built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 4.0. The cooling system is CPU controlled and the in-built speakers are mounted beneath the 21.5-inch screen for the clearer less distorted sound to bounce off the desk or other surface. The speakers’ grills also work as the vent ones. The iMac Core i7 3.3 21.5-inch (Retina, 4K, late 2015) is shipped with a compact aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard and either with a “Magic Mouse” or a traditional wired Apple Mouse or a multi-touch Magic Trackpad. (more…)

iMac Core i5 / 2.8 21.5-Inch (Late 2015)

The iMac Core i5 / 2.8 with 21.5-inch screen introduced in October 13, 2015, continues the late 2013 iMacs line up, rather than that of the late 2014, namely – the iMac Core i5 2.7 21.5-Inch (Late 2013/Haswell). It has a quad processor of enhanced microarchitecture, and neither Retina display nor Fusion Drive, nor an SSD storage. The quad core processor (Intel Core-i5 Ivy Bridge with Broadwell microarchitecture) has been upgraded to 2.8 GHz. The design is similar to the iMacs of 2012. This is the all-in-one desktop computer in an ultra-thin (5 mm depth at the edges) all-aluminum unibody casing behind the 21.5-inch LED-backlit IPS screen with cover glass fully laminated to the LCD and anti-reflective coating. There’s a bulge though in the center of the back panel to house all the hardware. The computer is mounted on an aluminum stand with a slightly tapered foot and an adjusting hinge. The iMac Core i5 2.8 21.5-inch (late 2015) features a dual core 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5 I5-5575R processor (Broadwell), with four independent processor cores on a single chip, DMI system bus and an integrated graphics core, 8 GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive (5400 RPM), an SD memory slot card reader, an integrated Intel Iris Pro 6200 Graphics 6000 graphics with 1.7 GB of shared memory, a built-in FaceTime HD webcam and stereo speakers, as well as two “Thunderbolt-2” ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports. It also has built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 4.0. The cooling system is CPU controlled and the in-built speakers are mounted beneath the 21.5-inch screen for the clearer less distorted sound to bounce off the desk or other surface. The speakers’ grills also work as the vent ones. The iMac Core i5 2.8 21.5-inch (late 2015) is shipped with a compact aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard and either with a Magic Mouse or a traditional wired Apple Mouse or a multi-touch Magic Trackpad. (more…)

iMac Core i5 / 1.6 21.5-Inch (Late 2015)

The iMac Core i5 / 1.6 with 21.5-inch screen introduced in October 13, 2015, continues the mid-2014 iMacs line up, rather than that of the late 2014, namely – the iMac “Core i5” 1.4 21.5-Inch (Mid-2014). It has a faster processor, though the dual and not the quad core one, and neither Retina display nor Fusion Drive, nor a SSD storage. The dual core processor (Intel Core-i5 Ivy Bridge with Broadwell microarchitecture) has been upgraded to 1.6 GHz. The design is similar to the iMacs of 2012. This is the all-in-one desktop computer in an ultra-thin (5 mm depth at the edges) all-aluminum unibody casing behind the 21.5-inch LED-backlit IPS screen with cover glass fully laminated to the LCD and anti-reflective coating. There’s a bulge though in the center of the back panel to house all the hardware. The computer is mounted on an aluminum stand with a slightly tapered foot and an adjusting hinge. The iMac Core i5 1.6 21.5-inch (late 2015) features a dual core 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5 I5- 5250U processor (Broadwell-U), with two independent processor cores on a single chip, DMI system bus and an integrated graphics core, 8 GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive (5400 RPM), an SD memory slot card reader, an integrated Intel HD Graphics 6000 graphics with 1.5 GB of shared memory, a built-in FaceTime HD webcam and stereo speakers, as well as two “Thunderbolt-2” ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports. It also has built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 4.0. The cooling system is CPU controlled and the in-built speakers are mounted beneath the 21.5-inch screen for the clearer less distorted sound to bounce off the desk or other surface. The speakers’ grills also work as the vent ones. The iMac Core i5 1.6 21.5-inch (late 2015) is shipped with a compact aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard and either with a “Magic Mouse” or a traditional wired Apple Mouse or a multi-touch Magic Trackpad. (more…)

iMac Core i5 / 3.3 27-Inch (Retina, 5K, Mid-2015)

The iMac Core i5 / 3.3 with 27”-inchscreen continues the late 2014 iMacs line up and has major improvements in display but lacks Fusion Drive as a standard storage. The quad core processor (Intel Core-i5 Ivy Bridge with Haswell microarchitecture) has been downgraded to 3.3 GHz. The design is similar to the iMacs of 2012. This is the all-in-one desktop computer in an ultra-thin (5 mm depth at the edges) all-aluminum unibody casing behind the 27” LED-backlit IPS widescreen Retina 5K display with the higher pixels’ density of 300 PPI. There’s a bulge though in the center of the back panel to house all the hardware. The computer is mounted on an aluminum stand with a slightly tapered foot and an adjusting hinge. The iMac Core i5 3.3 27-inch (mid- 2015) features a quad core 3.3 GHz Intel “Core i5 I5- 4590” processor (Haswell), with four independent processor cores on a single chip, DMI system bus and an integrated graphics core, 8 GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive (7200 RPM), an SD memory slot card reader, an AMD Radeon R9 M290 graphics with 2 GB of shared memory, a built-in FaceTime HD webcam and stereo speakers, as well as two “Thunderbolt-2” ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports. It also has built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 4.0. The cooling system is CPU controlled and the in-built speakers are mounted beneath the 27-inch screen for the clearer less distorted sound to bounce off the desk or other surface. The speakers’ grills also work as the vent ones. The iMac Core i5 3.3 27-inch (mid- 2015) is shipped with a compact aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard and either with a “Magic Mouse” or a traditional wired Apple Mouse or a multi-touch Magic Trackpad. (more…)

Apple Watch’s Glances

Apple Watch Glances provide access to apps and display chunks of useful information. The Setting Glance shows Apple Watch status and enables you to turn on Now Playing Glance – for controlling playback, Do Not Disturb, Silent Mode, Airplane Mode, Heartbeat Glance, Battery Glance, Glances from key apps such as Activity, Weather, Stocks, Calendar.

Turning on Airplane Mode disconnects Apple Watch from iPhone. While on a flight, turn the cellular connection off on iPhone, and leave Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on. In this case you can use your Apple Watch with iPhone. (more…)

Apple Watch: Essential Moves

To navigate Apple Watch, the owner uses Digital Crown, the side button and the touch screen. The owner can lock and restart the device, work with Glances and notifications, configure key settings, extend the battery runtime, reset the Home screen layout and sync data. Is it also possible to erase Apple Watch and restore it from backup when necessary. (more…)

Apple TV 4th Generation

Apple TV 4th generation was the first major update to the platform since the release of the second generation Apple TV in September 2010. Based on apps for the television, this model looks externally quite similar to the previous models. It runs however a tvOS that is based on the iOS but has its own third-party app library for a wide variety of native apps and games rather than just a small number of pre-installed channels like earlier Apple TV devices.  (more…)

iPhone 6s Plus

The iPhone 6s Plus is the successor to the iPhone 6 Plus. The modernized model of the iPhone 6 Plus beat its extremely successful predecessor’s sales record, becoming Apple’s new record setter by having sold 13 million models in the first weekend.

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iPod Touch 6th Gen (2015)

The iPod touch 6th gen has gained a new dual-core chip Apple A8 with a 64-bit architecture, 1GB of RAM and the largest capacity any iPod has ever had – 128 GB of flash memory for the top model of the line. The iPod touch 4th gen is also available in capacities of 16, 32 and 64 Gb. The wireless communication includes Bluetooth 4.1, and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac. With all this top hardware aboard, the iPod touch 4th gen is more than a player, it’s a pocket entertainment center with videos playback, games, web-surfing and video calls. The Retina screen with a 1136 x 640 resolution (326 ppi) goes a long way toward it, as do an 8-megapixel rear “iSight” camera with LED flash capable of recording 1080p video and a front-facing 1.2 megapixel “FaceTime HD” 720p camera. The iPod touch 4th gen has an aluminum case and is being offered in six colors: dark “space gray” with a black glass front, gold, silver, hot pink, blue, and red with a white glass front. The battery supports 40 hours of music playback and 8 hours of video playback. (more…)

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