1. Jan

    Nedbank Avo becomes Apple Premium Reseller

    Nedbank's Avo becomes official Apple reseller — launches iPhone and MacBook deals Nedbank has announced that its ecommerce super app Avo was appointed an Apple Authorised Reseller. The online store now offers consumers and businesses the full range of Apple products, including iPhones, iPads...
  2. capd

    Space Grey MacBook Palm Rest Discolouration – Are You Affected?

    Since the new MacBooks and Space Grey colour in 2015/2016, there are many complaints about discolouration of the palm rest, from, well, palms resting on it. I suppose some of us are oily and others less so, different pH, different hand products, etc. Are you affected? If so, which model...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tough China lockdown strangles MacBook shipments

    Tough China lockdown strangles MacBook shipments Apple Inc. shoppers are facing longer wait times for the company's flagship MacBook Pro laptops, a sign that Covid-19 lockdowns in China may be contributing to delays. U.S. consumers trying to order Apple’s latest high-end models are now seeing...
  4. Jan

    Apple finally launches Universal Control beta - and face unlock with masks

    Major Apple updates add Universal Control and face unlock with masks Apple released its iPadOS 15.4 and macOS 12.3 betas on Thursday, 27 January 2022, and have introduced support for Universal Control. The long-awaited feature is designed to enable multiple iPads and Macs to be controlled by a...
  5. Nimz

    Windows user to Mac - Tips, Suggestions & Apps

    As per the title, after using Windows for many years I finally decided to try Mac OS Coming from a Dell XPS 13 (i7 - 16GB RAM - 1TB SSD - 4K Touch Display), I purchased the new MacBook Air M1 (base model) on Sunday and thus far i'm quite surprised in how well it performs. Please share all your...
  6. Chris

    Microsoft ad taunts MacBook by calling it a "BackBook"

    Microsoft ad taunts MacBook by calling it a "BackBook" Microsoft recently posted a new ad to promote the capabilities of its 2-in-1 convertible PC – the Surface Pro. To highlight the efficiency of the Surface Pro, Microsoft India compared it to a conventional Apple MacBook laptop, which it has...
  7. Lebogang95

    Powerbite Technology - Reliable Site for Second-Hand Macbooks?

    I'm looking at getting a Macbook as a Christmas gift for a student. I can't afford a brand new one so a CPO or second-hand will do for now. The maximum I'm willing to spend on this gift is R15k which as you may realize is not enough for a brand new Macbook (Don't want the Air 2015 I believe it...
  8. K

    Macbook M1 - SA availability

    Afternoon Y'all. I want to find out, has anyone been able to get their hands on a new Macbook Pro/Air M1? I'm on the waitlist online and at two stores since end-November, and all that anyone can tell me is that they don't know when they are getting stock in?
  9. S

    Apple MacBook Pro 15" (2017) with Touch Bar

    Item name: Apple MacBook Pro 15" (2017) with Touch Bar Age and condition: late 2017 Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes Reason for selling: moving to ipad only Price: 33,000 Location: Sandon JHB Shipping or collection: collection Apple MacBook Pro 15" (2017) with Touch Bar and Graphics...
  10. GrasKarp

    Apple MacBook Pro (15" 2018) - Core i7-8750H / 16GB / 256GB SSD

    Item:Apple MacBook Pro (15" 2018) - Core i7-8750H / 16GB / 256GB SSD Age: Unknown Price: R25000 Warranty: No Packaging: No Condition: Great, lid has some scuffs nothing too bad Location: Fourways Reason: Not needed Shipping: Sure C&R on you Collection: Sure Link: Specs Extranel SSD TTranscend...
  11. J

    New MacBook design revealed in Apple patent

    New MacBook design revealed in Apple patent A newly published patent shows Apple could be developing a convertible MacBook to rival Microsoft's Surface Book. The Microsoft Surface Book features a 2-in-1 convertible design, allowing the user to rotate and pin its touch display at a variety of...
  12. M

    MacBook Pro 13" Mid-2012 Dual-Core I5 2.5GHZ/16GB/500GB SSD - Model: MD101

    Item name: MacBook Pro 13" Dual-Core I5 2.5GHZ/16GB/500GB SSD - Model: MD101 Upgraded to 16GB RAM in June 2016 Upgraded to 500GB Solid State Drive in October 2017 Fan Replaced in August 2019 Includes Magsafe Power Connector Includes macOS Catalina Operating system Age and condition: 5 Years...
  13. Tim_vb

    Safari /

    I'm having to clear out my website data on a daily basis or MyBB website won't load on Safari. Chrome works fine on my MacBook Catalina 10.15.6 (up to date) Safari 13.1.2 (up to date) Is anyone else having similar issues?
  14. Electronaut

    Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro | Touch Bar | 2.3GHz QC i5 | 512GB - SALE

    New 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar This is an unused demo/shop display unit 2.3GHz quad-core i5 processor 512GB HDD (Silver) Model: MR9V2ZE/A See pics for detailed specs Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro MR9V2ZE/A (Silver) - 10/10 (New unit) Please note the slight scratch on back on lid - see pic...
  15. Shahil

    Buying a Used Macbook

    I am in the market for a Macbook. When speaking to people that use these, they love the longevity and simplicity of these. Instead of getting a new one, I was contemplating buying a used one. There are some good suppliers (including the iStore itself) and these come tested and with limited...
  16. J

    New 13-inch MacBook Pro specs leaked - Double the RAM and storage

    New 13-inch MacBook Pro specs leaked - Double the RAM and storage Apple is expected to launch a refreshed version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro this year, according to prolific Twitter leaker _rogame. The leak referred to the specifications of Apple's 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro, stating that the...
  17. C

    Do Macs drop in price when anticipating new releases?

    Hi all. This is for anybody who has observed any (even one) instance of price drops for ‘current’ MacBook models in anticipation of newly announced/released MacBooks. Does the istore silently go on sale? If so, what is the typical reduction? Do they continue to rob people blind for as long as...
  18. Bresder

    How long have you owned your iPhone or MacBook?

    Which models are you using? What have you mostly enjoyed about them?
  19. S

    Macbook Pro 13.3" Touchbar - i5, 256GB - Late 2016

    Item name: MacBook Pro 13.3" with Touchbar - 256GB SSD - Space Gray - Excellent condition Age and condition: 18 months Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: No Reason for selling: Upgraded Price: R21000.00 Negotiable: Slightly Location: Sandton, JHB Shipping or collection: Collection only...
  20. J

    New MacBook Air vs Windows laptops - Don't waste your money

    New MacBook Air vs Windows laptops - Don't waste your money Apple recently launched its new MacBook Air laptop, which is thinner and more powerful than its previous version. Improvements over the previous-generation MacBook Air include an 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, TouchID, and a...