Archive for the ‘MacBook’ Category

New Arrival: Apple Introduces 3 New Macs Based on M1 Chip

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Apple has launched a new MacBook Air, the 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini – powered by its latest in-house developed M1 chip. Price & Availability below.

Apple says that with M1, things users do every day on the Mac feel noticeably faster and smoother.

Apple says that with M1, things users do every day on the Mac feel noticeably faster and smoother.

The new M1 SoC (Systen on a Chip) is the first in a family of chips designed by Apple specifically for the Mac.

With M1 and Big Sur, users get access to the biggest collection of apps for Mac.

All the new Macs come with Big Sur, the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system.

Big Sur is engineered, down to its core, to take full advantage of all the capability and power of M1, delivering a boost in performance, battery life, and stronger security protections.

The new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini with M1 are available to order today on apple.com/sg and in the Apple Store app.

They will begin arriving to customers and will be in select Apple Store locations and Apple Authorised Resellers starting next week.

More details below about the three new M1-based Apple Macs from the press release.

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Apple announces new iPads, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro & OS X Mavericks

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Apple announced the new 9.7-inch iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, new Mac Pro and MacBook Pro, free OS X Mavericks, as well as free iWork & iLife apps for OS X & iOS devices. All prices below include GST.

Update (12 November, 2013):

Apple has just announced that the iPad mini with Retina display will be available from tomorrow.

Update (1 November, 2013):

The iPad Air has debuted in Singapore, as well as the US, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (Wi-Fi models only), Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao (Wi-Fi models only), Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.

The Apple 9.7-inch iPad Air (shown here) and and the 7.9-inch iPad mini has the same thickness and number of pixels in their retina displays.

The Apple 9.7-inch iPad Air (shown here) and and the 7.9-inch iPad mini has the same thickness and number of pixels in their retina displays.

Here’s a quick summary of the slew of announcements by Apple today.

iPad 2 Original iPad mini
16GB Wi-Fi S$528 S$408
16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular S$698 S$588
Accessories (in 6 colours)
Smart Covers S$58
Smart Cases S$118

iPad Air with 9.7” Retina display. 20% thinner and 28% lighter compared to the current 4th Generation iPad.

iPad mini with Retina display with a more powerful 64-bit Apple-designed A7 chip.Basically the 9.7-inch display of its bigger sibling is “squeezed” into 7.9 inches, with the same number of pixels but higher pixel density.

It now packs 3.1 million pixels (2048 x 1536) @ 326 ppi. Prices for the various configurations are tabulated below.

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Event: Second Apple WWDC 2013 with Tim Cook – iOS 7 unveiled

Monday, June 10th, 2013

This is Tim Cook’s second Apple WWDC at the helm of Apple, with a slew of announcements after a dearth of new products.

Tim Cook's second WWDC at the helm of Apple.

Tim Cook’s second WWDC at the helm of Apple.

The annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this year is being held from June 10 – 14 at San Francisco’s Moscone West.

Tickets went on sale on 26 April earlier this year – with each ticket going for US$1,599.

A compilation of the main releases from the keynote can be found at the Apple WWDC 2013 event page on the tech4tea Facebook page.

Below are the main revelations at the keynote of WWDC 2013

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IT Show 2013 promotions: Nubox and tech@vogue from Newstead

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Newstead Technologies will be at IT Show 2013 at Marina Bay Sands at B2, Booth B138 and Level 1 Booths 1229, 1413, 1521 and 1528.

At the same time, Nubox and tech@vogue Gallery will both be on Level 1 at Booths 1329 and 1429 respectively.

Get the Apple products including the fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini at the Nubox booth. Offers include 70% off iPearl M Cover, 63% off Uniq iphone 5 covers, 30% off Griffin lightning cable and hourly workshops on OSX and Mountain Lion.

Get the Apple products including the fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini at the Nubox booth. Offers include 70% off iPearl M Cover, 63% off Uniq iphone 5 covers, 30% off Griffin lightning cable and hourly workshops on OSX and Mountain Lion.

Newstead Technologies is offering discounts of up to 70% on accessories and gadgets during IT Show 2013.

Nubox will also be extending the IT Show 2013 promotions for Apple products to its eleven APR stores island-wide.

Offers from tech@vogue Gallery during IT Show 2013 include tablets such as Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, MeMO Pad ME 172V and Padfone 2. Customers can also get up to 50% off a wide range of premium accessories including earphones, power tube and phone cases.

Offers from tech@vogue Gallery during IT Show 2013 include tablets such as Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, MeMO Pad ME 172V and Padfone 2. Customers can also get up to 50% off a wide range of premium accessories including earphones, power tube and phone cases.

Apple updates processors & prices of MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Apple is making the MacBook Pro with Retina display faster and more affordable with updated processors and lower starting prices.

Available from today (suggested retail prices indicated include GST).

The MacBook Pro with Retina display features flash storage that is up to four times faster than traditional notebook hard drives, and delivers improved reliability, instant-on responsiveness and up to 30 days of standby time.

The MacBook Pro with Retina display features flash storage that is up to four times faster than traditional notebook hard drives, and delivers improved reliability, instant-on responsiveness and up to 30 days of standby time.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now starts at S$1,988 for 128GB of flash, and S$2,288 for a new 2.6 GHz processor and 256GB of flash.

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