2014 MacBook Air vs 2013 MacBook Air: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a MacBook Air, 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 before you buy a MacBook Air. For the first time since mid-2013, Apple updated its MacBook Air line back in April with […]

MacBook Air Retina Release Possible For Holidays

The Retina MacBook Air would deliver a higher resolution, similar to the MacBook Pro Retina, but in a more portable package.

With Intel at the ready, we could see a MacBook Air Retina release in time for the busy holiday shopping season. The long rumored MacBook Air Retina would combine a high-resolution screen like that found in the MacBook Pro Retina in the more portable and lightweight frame of a MacBook Air. Apple announced a new […]

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 […]

Deal Gives MacBook Air Users Up To $650 to Switch to Surface Pro 3

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Earlier this morning Microsoft debuted a new advertisement that compares its Surface Pro 3 2-in-1 to Apple’s MacBook Air laptop. In that ad, the Surface Pro 3 wins because of its powerful processor, touch screen and included pen input. Now it seems Microsoft is ready to drive that message home, offering owners of the MacBook […]

Microsoft Moves on to MacBook Air in Latest Dissing Ad

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For the longest time, Microsoft has focused on bashing the iPad with its numerous ad campaigns, but now it’s moving onto the MacBook Air in the company’s latest Surface Pro 3 ads. A total of three 30-second ads have been released that compare Apple’s MacBook Air with Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro 3 hybrid tablet/laptop, and […]

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 […]

Apple Prepping 4K iMac, 12-Inch MacBook for October Launch

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Surrounding the many Apple rumors already floating around, the company is said to be working on several new Mac products that could be launched in October. The rumor mill is already working overtime to cope with all of the Apple rumors that have already sprung up over the last couple of months, including new details […]

How to Add Extra Storage to Your MacBook

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The MacBook Air and Retina MacBook Pros don’t allow you to swap out storage drives unfortunately, so here are a few ways you can add extra storage to your MacBook without any hassle. The nice thing about older MacBooks is that they came with traditional laptop hard drives that you could swap out for a […]

MacBook Stickers Get Their Time to Shine in New Apple Ad

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Apple has released a new ad that shows off the different ways that MacBook users customize their machines, with Apple logo stickers being the focal point of the commercial. In the ad, Apple calls the MacBook Air “the notebook people love,” presumably because they can slap stickers all over it and use the glowing Apple […]

Can the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Really Replace Your Laptop?

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Microsoft released the latest in their Surface line recently with the best one yet, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, advertising the 12-inch tablet as “the tablet that can replace your laptop.” But can it really? After using the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 as a primary laptop it replaced a clunky Windows 8.1 Toshiba laptop at work and […]

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 […]

MacBook Air Retina Release Rumored for Late 2014

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

A new MacBook Air Retina is rumored for later this year with a 12-inch high-resolution display, a thinner design and no fan all inside a more portable package than the current go to 13-inch MacBook Air. Apple cut the price of the Macbook Air $100 in early 2014, leaving room for a MacBook Air Retina […]

Best Buy Offering MacBook Air to Students for $650

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It’s hard to believe that people are thinking back to school while we’re still in June, but when it comes to computer deals that can save you money, timing can be everything. Best Buy, which calls itself the Back To School Techfitter, has a couple of deals running that, if you are a student, you can […]

WWDC Hardware: iPhone 6 Not Likely, Here are 5 Possibilities

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Over the weekend a video allegedly showing an iPhone 6 as part of Apple’s WWDC announcement surfaced, with a quick rotation of the same design as many iPhone 6 mock ups that circulated over the past several weeks. Apple announced the iPhone 4 at WWDC, but based on leaks and rumors it is unlikely that […]

iOS 8 Launch Date Confirmed, Retina MacBook Air Release Rumored

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The iOS 8 launch date was confirmed today by Apple and it would appear that iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 might be joined on stage at WWDC by brand new Apple hardware, rumored to be the new Retina MacBook Air. Weeks ago, Apple announced that it would be hosting WWDC 2014 Moscone Center starting […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is Aggressive, Defensive, Ultimately Confusing

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Is the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 “the tablet that can replace your laptop” or is it “the laptop that can replace your tablet?” I’m not sure Microsoft has quite figured that out yet. Microsoft announced its new hybrid-tablet-laptop device today with a push that at times was very aggressive and yet equally defensive. Aiming […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Air

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A new MacBook Air isn’t all that cheap. Even while Apple lowered the price of the MacBook Air to just $899 for the entry-level model, that still might not be anywhere close to your budget. It’s the first step that the company is taking to have cheaper entry-level MacBooks available for purchase, so it’s certainly a start. Until […]

Best Ways to Charge a MacBook: 5 Tips & Tricks

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You may know of some different tips and tricks on how to get the best battery life out of your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, but what about keeping the battery itself healthy and lasting a long time? Batteries don’t last forever, and their quality degrades over time, to the point where it may even […]

Best MacBook Air Cases and Covers

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The MacBook Air is a very portable computer and no matter if you choose the 11-inch or 13-inch model you’ll want to invest in a MacBook Air case or cover to keep the aluminum body safe from scratches and dents. If you love the slim design of the MacBook Air, you can still find a […]

MacBook Air Price Proves That the Apple Tax Is Disappearing

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Apple updated its MacBook Air lineup with faster processors and a $100 price cut across the board. It’s nothing to write home about, but the price cut is something rather special for Apple. The MacBook Air now starts at $899 for the 11-inch model, which is the cheapest price that a new MacBook has ever […]