FAQ: MacRumors, MacBytes and Page 2 and More...

MacRumors is split into a number of sections, which may be confusing to the new reader. This provides a breakdown of the various sections of this site and also describes MacBytes.

The three main news areas which are updated daily are MacRumors.com, Page 2 and MacBytes.com.

MacPolls allows users to voice their opinion on current topics and is also updated daily.


News Areas



MacRumors.com


    URL: https://www.macrumors.com

    RSS: https://www.macrumors.com/macrumors.xml


    MacRumors.com, aka as 'the front page', provides links and stories to items of interest related to Apple and the Mac platform. Beyond rumors, this also includes news items, industry happenings, and other information felt to be of significance. Purely speculative stories and opinion pieces are generally avoided. While reliable rumors (ThinkSecret's iPod Rendering) will certainly be posted in this area, even rumors of questionable reliability may also be posted here if they are of significant interest to readers (Future of PPC?).

Page 2



MacBytes.com




Other Areas



Mac Polls

Buyer's Guide

    URL: https://buyersguide.macrumors.com/

    MacRumors' Buyer's Guide provides a summary view of Apple's product releases and most recent relevant rumors. While purchase recommendations are provided, readers are encouraged to read through the information provided to come to their own conclusions. Recommendations are based on product-cycle timelines and recent rumors.


Link Shop



MacRumors Forums



    URL: https://forums.macrumors.com/

    MacRumors Forums provide the discussion area for all news articles posted on MacRumors and MacBytes. Beyond this, there are specific forums for general Mac topics -- includling Hardware, Software, Help and Questions, as well as Community Areas. If you have specific questions about a certain topic or need help troubleshooting your Mac, this is your best bet.


IRC (Live Chat)



    URL: Instructions


    MacRumors' Internet Relay Chat room provides live discussion about rumors, news items, and just general chit-chat. The room is open at all times, and becomes quite active around Apple events. Live-updates to announcements and speeches are often provided in this chat room.

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