MacBook Pro Retina vs MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a new MacBook Pro, Apple has two different versions to choose from, and it’s important to know the differences between these two models when it comes time to buy. If you’re in the market for a new MacBook Pro, or if you’ve decided to buy your first-ever MacBook, upgradeability might […]

Should You Buy AppleCare?

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You already get a year of free AppleCare when you buy a new iPhone, iPad, or Mac, but is spending the extra money to get additional years of AppleCare worth it? If you aren’t familiar with AppleCare, it’s essentially Apple’s own creative name for its warranty service that it provides with its iPhones, iPads and […]

What You Should Do Before Your MacBook AppleCare Expires

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If you’re approaching the one-year mark of owning your MacBook, that means that your AppleCare is about to expire, which also means that you’ll no longer receive free repairs if something bad happens to your MacBook. Here are some things you should do before your MacBook’s AppleCare is close to expiring. All Apple products come […]

How to Get Better MacBook Sound While Traveling

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MacBooks offer decent sound when playing movies and music, but it’s certainly not the best experience. Here’s how you can improve the audio of your MacBook while out on the go. Whether your staying at a hotel or a friends house, you may have the urge to watch a movie on your MacBook. Obviously, watching […]

2014 MacBook Pro vs 2014 Macbook Air

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Not too long ago, it was pretty obvious what the big differences were between the MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air; one was a power user’s dream that carried a lot of speed and performance, and the other was a less powerful, albeit ultra-portable notebook that’s great for road warriors. However, times have changed, and […]

5 MacBook Maintenance Tasks You Should Perform Regularly

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MacBooks are some of the most efficient laptops on the market, but it takes some effort from the user. Here are five MacBook maintenance tasks that you should be performing regularly. Cars need oil changes regularly. Instruments need tuning after so much playing. Even people need to perform some maintenance on their own bodies in […]

2014 MacBook Pro vs 2013 MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a MacBook Pro, the new 2014 models look intriguing, but you could save a little money by opting for the older model. Here’s what you need to know. For the first time since late-2013, Apple updated its MacBook Pro line late last month with a slightly faster processor and more […]

How to Prevent Your MacBook From Overheating

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MacBooks are notorious for getting really hot while performing intensive tasks, but here are a few tricks you can try out to keep your MacBook cool under pressure. Laptops in general are prone to getting really hot while streaming videos, playing games, etc., and that’s mostly thanks to how the internal components are squeezed into […]

New MacBook Pro Is Slighty Faster with CPU & RAM Boosts

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Apple has officially released new MacBook Pros that come with slightly faster processors and more memory with no rise in price. This marks the first MacBook Pro refresh since last year in October when Apple introduced all-new Intel Haswell processors in the MacBook Pro. This time around, though, the processors are seeing a slightly modest […]

New MacBook Pro Retina Release Date Imminent

Expect a small spec boost and more RAM in the 2014 MacBook Pro Retina.

Shoppers don’t need to wait long for the new MacBook Pro Retina release date, according to a new report that suggests a spec update is imminent with new processors and more speed. A new MacBook Pro Retina 2014 update could arrive this week, adding faster processors that intel recently announced to the popular notebook. A […]

Is it Possible to Upgrade a MacBook Pro?

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If you’re in the market for a new MacBook Pro, or if you’ve decided to buy your first-ever MacBook, upgradeability might be an important factor to you, so it’s vital that you know whether or not a MacBook you’re thinking about buying can be upgraded in the future. Over the years, Apple has constantly changed […]

How to Sell Your Old MacBook

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If you finally bit the bullet and upgraded to a newer MacBook, here are a few ways to sell your old MacBook for big bucks. There are multiple ways that you can sell an old MacBook, some of which will get you the best return. However, there are not as many avenues that you can […]

New MacBook Deals Offer Summer Discounts

Apple plans to launch a MacBook Air Retina in late 2014 according to a new report.

New MacBook deals on the Retina MacBook Pro and MacBook Air offer summer discounts ahead of Apple’s busy fall, rumored to include the release of a new Retina MacBook Air. As we push deeper and deeper into 2014, we’re starting to hear more about Apple’s plans that, according to one Apple executive, represent Apple’s best […]

OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Is Your Mac Compatible?

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Apple announced OS X 10.10 Yosemite earlier this week as the next version of OS X and the official successor to OS X Mavericks. Most notably, it comes with an all-new design that takes multiple pages out of iOS 7 and arrives with a wealth of new features. However, can your Mac run it? With […]

Mac OS X Yosemite vs Windows 8.1

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Whether Apple took inspiration from Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows Phone when creating the iOS 8 operating system it’s preparing for the iPhone & iPad will be hotly debated for months to come. The same can’t be said for whether Mac OS X Yosemite takes inspiration from Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system. Apple announced OS […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Pro

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A new MacBook Pro isn’t all that cheap. One of the new Retina-equipped models will cost you at least $1,300, and that’s just for the entry-level model. However, you don’t necessarily need to buy new, as a used model can be much less expensive and still perform admirably depending on the tasks you plan to […]

MacBook Pro & MacBook Air: Buy or Wait?

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A question that everyone seems to have about every Apple product is whether or not they should buy something now, or wait until there’s a hardware refresh. It’s a very common question, but one that definitely deserves an answer, especially since Apple is notorious for updating its product line every single year (or a couple […]

MacBook Pro Retina Review: 6 Months In

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The latest MacBook Pro with Retina display has officially been out on the market for six months, and several of us on the Gotta Be Mobile team have been using the 13-inch model every day since the refresh back in October and we initially reviewed it late last year. It’s certainly one of the best […]

New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro & iMac Release Windows Rumored

Expect a new MacBook Pro Retina update in 2014, but the details on what it will deliver are still sparse.

An in-depth report outlines new details and potential release dates for a new MacBook Air, a New MacBook Pro Retina 2014 update and a cheaper iMac for the middle of the year. The new MacBook Air Retina and a MacBook Pro Retina update are two of the biggest releases for users looking for a new […]

How to Disable Apple TV Remote Support on Your MacBook Pro

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If you have an Apple TV, the included remote can also be used to control various things on non-Retina MacBook Pros, like iTunes. However, if you’re trying to navigate through menus on your Apple TV and you have your MacBook Pro in front of you, then most likely the remote is also messing with your […]