Apple has warned users not to close their MacBooks with a camera cover. Apple in its support page explains how the camera cover can damage the MacBook’s display. There are many ways of covering your laptop’s camera. You can put a tape on it or stickers as well. But there are camera covers designed for laptops. These are small camera covers with a sliding mechanism. They’re very tiny and may seem harmless but Apple has strict warnings over it If you close your Mac notebook with a camera cover installed. You might damage your display because of the clearance between the display and the keyboard designed. To very tight tolerances. Apple explains in its support page.
Apple adds that covering the camera can lead to other problems like automatic brightness and True Tone not working. Apple MacBooks have an indicator light alerting users that the camera is active. It says the camera engineered so it will never turn on without the indicator light. Another option is to check which apps on your MacBook have access to the camera.
For MacBook users who required to attach a camera cover, It has some other suggestions. One is to use a camera cover that is smaller than 0.1mm. If it’s thicker than this then the best option is to remove the camera before closing the laptop. Also, a strict no to tapes or stickers.
Apple at WWDC announced its transition from Intel to its own silicon chips. The first Apple silicon-powered Mac expected to arrive by the end of this year. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shared more details about the first Apple silicon-based Mac.
According to sources, the Company will launch a 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with an Arm-based chip designed by Apple. This MacBook Pro will look like the current 13.3-inch MacBook Pro. Kuo also predicts the possibility of another Arm-based MacBook Air that could launch later this year or early 2021.
The Arm-based MacBook Pro expected to go into mass production in the fourth quarter this year. Kuo shared more details of Apple’s 2021 MacBook lineup in his research note with TF International Securities. Apple is also prepping Arm-based 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with a new design. The launch timeline for these MacBook Pro models is late Q2 or Q3 next year.
It also predicted MacBook shipments to increase up to 17 million units this year. Shipments could go up to 20 million units next year. If Apple decides to reduce the price of the new MacBook Air, and there’s a high demand for the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models.
It has so far only said that the first silicon-based Mac will start shipping later this year. As for the complete transition, it will take around two years. Apple will continue to provide support for Intel-based Macs and even said that there are Intel-based Macs in development.