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T2 chip Articles

iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro Systems Must Pass Apple Diagnostics to Function After Certain Repairs [Updated]

Thursday October 4, 2018 11:12 am PDT by
Due to advanced security features of the Apple T2 chip, iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro models must pass Apple diagnostics for certain repairs to be completed, according to an internal document from Apple obtained by MacRumors. For the 2018 MacBook Pro, the requirement applies to repairs involving the display, logic board, Touch ID, and top case, which includes the keyboard, battery, trackpad, ...

Apple Looking Into Limited Reports of T2-Related Kernel Panics on New MacBook Pro and iMac Pro

Thursday July 26, 2018 9:32 am PDT by
As highlighted by Digital Trends and VentureBeat, a small number of users have turned to the Apple Support Communities to report incidents of kernel panicking on the new MacBook Pro, possibly linked to Apple's T2 chip. The issue has also been highlighted by some of our own readers in the MacRumors forums. Image Credit: iFixit Many of the crash logs shared by users mention bridgeOS, which is...

iMac Pro Features Apple's Custom T2 Chip With Secure Boot Capabilities

Thursday December 14, 2017 8:55 am PST by
Apple today confirmed the iMac Pro is equipped with its custom T2 chip for enhanced security and integration. The chip is second-generation silicon, building upon the T1 chip in the latest MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar that authenticates and secures Touch ID and Apple Pay respectively. The T2 chip integrates several previously separate components, including the system management controller, ...