Apple’s laptops are quite renowned for their performance, which quite often outperform those running on rival operating systems (read Windows).
Despite recent improvements in Mac OS X, towards optimizing the battery life, it has been found that these aren’t particularly effective.
No, we aren’t talking about the issues with Google Chrome. Although, the Mountain View company’s browser was indeed found to be a massive battery hog on Apple’s laptops, earlier this year. These issues were fixed in some updates released a few months ago.
A new report (by Kirk McElhearn) has emerged which claims that MacBooks suffer from a huge [...]
Google Chrome will be battery friendly on Macs soon, according to one of the Mountain View company’s employees.
Back in April, we reported how Google Chrome is a huge battery drainer on Apple’s latest MacBook.
A test conducted by a website, revealed that the 2015 Retina MacBook, performed better with Apple’s own browser. To recap, the MacBook’s battery lasted 13 hours while Safari was used. In comparison, Google Chrome barely made it through 9 hours and 45 minutes.
The fact that the device’s battery died on Chrome, three hours before Safari, is proof enough that Google has not optimized its browser well.
Actually this [...]
Earlier this month, we reported about a benchmark result on Geekbench, which revealed that Apple’s 12-inch Retina MacBook scored badly.
In fact, its scores were on par with a 3 year old device, the 2011 MacBook Air.
The results revealed that the Retina MacBook managed only 1924 and 2044 in single-core scores, and 4038 and 4775 on multi-core scores.
But that was a pre-launch situation, which changed last week, as Apple began shipping the MacBook.
12-inch Retina MacBook Specifications:Screen: 12″ Retina Display with a resolution of 2304×1440 pixels, and a pixel density of 226 PPI, and a 16:10 screen ratio. Operating System: OS X [...]
The 12-inch Retina MacBook may not have performed well in the benchmark test we reported about earlier this month.
But Apple has done a great job with the device’s internal hardware.
A user has disassembled the 12-inch Retina Macbook, in a tear down. He has uploaded dozens of images of the Apple device’s internal hardware. (gallery linked at the bottom of this article)
The 12-inch MacBook has no fans, and runs silently, as announced during the device’s launch. So what does the inside of the new MacBook look like, Let us go ahead and take a tour of the components shall we?
Apple Insider notes that the internal components of [...]