Do Macs Still Have A Future?
HWM Singapore|December 2018

Or do iPads rule the roost?

Kenny Yeo

Apple’s most recent event in New York announced a new Mac Mini, MacBook Air, and iPad Pro. Though compact and inconspicuous, the Mac Mini enjoys a rabid fanbase. And even though the MacBook Air hasn’t been updated since 2015, it is arguably the most important notebook in the MacBook line-up. But make no mistake, the iPad Pro was the star of the show.

As it should be. The latest iPad Pro is a monster. If you look at pure compute performance, its A12X Bionic processor blows the MacBook Air out of the water and is comparable with the latest MacBook Pro. It achieves this in a body that weighs less than half a kilogram (in the case of the 11-inch model) and measures only 5.9mm thick. Most amazing of all, it doesn’t even need a fan to keep itself cool.

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