News & Reviews: Apple MacBook
Nov 25, 2020
This year has been a challenge for the tech industry but it looks like Apple has pulled itself through. Despite some supply issues, the company still managed to bring the iPhone 12 series to the market with other products such as new iPads, new Apple Watch, M1-powered Macs, and more. Now, it's time for us to get to know what the tech giant has planned for next year! With that said, a tipster has suggested that many of the products will get redesigned including the Apple Watch.
Nov 18, 2020
If you're wondering how one the new Apple M1-powered MacBook laptops would fair against the competition, the answer seems to be 'better'. While the new machines are yet to be officially available, some details like benchmark performance have begun appearing.
Apple MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and MacBook Pro released: Equipped with M1 chip and macOS Big Sur from the price of RM2999Nov 11, 2020
Apple has recently announced the MacBook Air, MacBook Mini, as well as the MacBook Pro, starting from the price of RM4399, RM2999, and RM5599 respectively. While not much is known in regards to the Malaysia release date, we can expect Apple to release all the aforementioned devices somewhere within a month or two after the unveiling.
Jun 20, 2019
Ever since the US government banned Huawei and set off the trade war with China, Chinese authorities are actually considering making their own entity list which includes Apple, Dell and HP in retaliation for their actions. With this, there's a new report from Nikkei Asian Review that Apple is looking into moving 15%-30% of their production out of China to Southeast Asia, such as Malaysia.
Dec 11, 2017
Here's something you don't hear every day, our local Apple distributor Machines Sdn Bhd has announced that starting tomorrow (12 December) they will be holding a 12.12 online sale and it'll be the first online sale ever by them going until 24 December 2017. Many Apple products will be on discounts up to 80% off retail prices, from Apple Watch to the Macbook series.
May 17, 2017
As Apple WWDC 17 draws closer, we got our first news of the upcoming products that will be shown at the event. According to sources, a new Macbook and Macbook Pro model will be announced, as well as a Macbook Air.
Oct 21, 2016
While the Apple event is set to be held in a few days time, rumours for their future lineup are already popping up around the net. This rumour is interesting however as it involves the keyboard of the Apple Macbook Pro. It is said that Apple may use e-ink technology to give their Macbook 2018 line a difference.
Jul 22, 2016
Taking a short break from smartphone news, we now bring you some news from the laptop world. It has come to our attention that according to a source from a Chinese media, a new Lenovo 4G laptop is planned to be released in the next two months or so featuring an integrated cellular network antenna, this means that it will allow internet connection to be available everywhere.
Jul 18, 2016
By now, most Mi fans know that Xiaomi will have a press conference on 27 July this month, but a mystery remains on what product they are planning to showcase. We have read a lot of rumours surrounding that, including the much speculated Xiaomi Mi Note 2, a Redmi Note 4 and an unannounced most-expensive Xiaomi device yet. Well, whatever it is, Xiaomi Director of New Media, Mr. Lu has decided to ease our curiosity a little bit.
Mar 24, 2015
ASUS Malaysia has just announced their new super thin ASUS Transformer Book Chi range of tablets for Malaysia. Coming with three models, namely the ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi, ASUS Transformer Book T100 Chi and ASUS Transformer Book T90 Chi the new tablet hybrid notebook computers are powered by Intel Core M and Bay Trail processors. Unfortunately, only the Transformer Book T300 and Transformer Book T100 will be made available for Malaysia. The fan-less design allows for a slimmer and thinner profile resulting in a more lightweight tablet and notebook computer hybrid while the all-aluminum one-piece design gives the devices a premium look and feel. For now, only the ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi is available at RM3199 but the T100 Chi is expected to arrive in April or May for a yet undisclosed amount. In related news, the ASUS ZenBook UX305 was also released at RM2999. Featuring an Intel Core M processor and the same fanless ultra-thin design both it and the Chi are now thinner (and more affordable) devices than the recent Apple MacBook. Check out the full tech specs and features list below:
- ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi
- 2.9GHz Intel Core M 5Y71 processor
- 4GB RAM (up to 8GB)
- 128GB SSD storage
- 12.5-inch display (2560 x 1440 pixel resolution [Optional] / 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, Wide View Angle)
- HD Web camera
- 317.8 x 191.6 x 7.6 ~ 16.5 mm | 1.43kg
- supports 802.11ac WiFi, 1 x COMBO audio jack, 2 x Micro USB, 1 x micro HDMI, 1 x Bluetooth On/Off Switch, 1 x SD card reader
- features built-in SonicMaster speakers, Array Microphone
- Windows 8.1
- 32 whrs battery