New MacBook Pro Benchmarks Indicate Buyers Might Want to Hold Off

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Just a month after supposed benchmarks of an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro appeared on the Geekbench performance measuring service, new postings on the website may have given users looking to buy the latest MacBook Air a reason to think twice: a new next-generation 15” MacBook Pro. Early Tuesday, benchmarking results for a device only identified […]

Boston University Slaps Apple with iPhone & iPad Patent Lawsuit

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Shipments of Apple’s Macbook Air, iPhone and iPad are in danger of being halted thanks to a patent lawsuit filed by Boston University. According to paperwork filled by the institution in a Boston area court, Boston University believes that Apple is infringing on some of the manufacturing techniques that it holds patents on. The patents […]

5 Features the iPhone 5S Should Steal From the New MacBook Air

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The iPhone 5S can steal a few features from the MacBook Airs to make it significantly better than the iPhone 5, even if it ends up looking almost the same. Apple’s latest MacBooks might look just last year’s models, but it’s truly what’s inside that counts. After launching the original iPhone in 2007, Apple released new […]

New MacBook Air Wi-Fi: ‘You Are Not Connected to the Internet’

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The new MacBook Air models have a serious Wi-Fi problem that makes it difficult to recommend buying Apple’s latest computers until the company fixes the issue. Complaints litter Apple’s support forums  and after testing my review 11″ and 13″ MacBook Airs at several locations I can confirm the problem first hand. If your MacBook Air Wi-Fi is […]

New MacBook Air Users Complain of WiFi Problems

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The new MacBook Air that Apple introduced at WWDC last week has a number of improvements over previous models. But some users are having issues with the WiFi on the new laptops. Users of the new MacBook Air mid-2013 are taking to Apple’s support forums to report issues with the WiFi in their new computers. […]

Apple’s MacBook Pro Line Not Refreshed at WWDC

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It may come as no surprise to people who follow the Apple tech rumors that they announced at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) new MacBook Air models. They are based on the 4th Generation Intel Core architecture and are code named “Haswell.” What is interesting is that while many manufacturers are releasing Haswell-equipped computers, […]

WWDC 2013: What to Expect and Not to Expect

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On Monday Apple will show off iOS 7, a new version of OS X and we could see new Macs, the rumored iRadio service and more, but we don’t expect to see the iPhone 5S or iPad 5. Apple is already preparing Moscone center for the WWDC event which kicks off on Monday with a […]

New MacBook Air May Bring Faster Wi-Fi Next Week

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A new rumor from 9To5Mac claims that Apple will refresh its MacBook Air lineup at WWDC with faster Wi-Fi connections. Along with the likely move to Intel’s Haswell chipset, the inclusion of a 1080p iSight camera and a dual-array microphone like the MacBook Pro with Retina Display, the next refresh of the MacBook Air may […]

New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro Retina Likely Next Week

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A collection of leaked product numbers could point to new Apple announcing refreshed MacBooks at its WWDC keynote next week. 9To5Mac received a set of four SKUs that seem to indicate that at least one line of Macs will get a refresh. The SKUs seem to correlate with a line that has two screen sizes and two […]

New Intel Integrated Graphics Could Lead To Retina MacBook Air

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Intel’s new integrated graphics could lead to much better laptop gaming  and may make a Retina Display MacBook Air more feasible. The new line of Intel graphics chips come with the company’s Haswell CPUs that will make future Ultrabooks thinner and more efficient and will likely come to the next refresh of MacBooks. At the […]

Apple May Release New MacBooks, Cheaper iPad mini in June

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Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities predicts that Apple will refresh its entire MacBook line with better specs at WWDC 2013 in June, along with a stripped down, cheaper iPad mini. As MacRumors notes, Kuo is no longer claiming that Apple will bring Retina Displays to the MacBook Air lineup, predicting only a spec refresh […]

NVIDIA Announces New Mobile GPUs That Could Come To Future MacBooks

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NVIDIA recently announced a new lineup of mobile graphics chips which will come to future laptops, possibly including the next generation of MacBooks. The new NVIDIA GeForce 700M Series will bring faster, more efficient graphics to future laptops. The new chips bring features from NVIDIA’s current line of desktop graphics chips to notebooks, including the […]

Redesigned MacBook Air With Retina Display Coming Q3?

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Apple may be releasing a wholly redesigned MacBook Air with a Retina Display as early as the third quarter of this year if rumors are to be believed. First reported by Taiwan’s Economic Times, the new laptop will also get improved performance thanks to Intel’s new Haswell processors and ‘new external features.’ The publication did not […]

Apple Drops 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina to $1499, Updates Specs

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Today Apple dropped the price of the base 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display from $1699 to $1499 and gave the rest of the MacBook Pro with Retina Display newer processors in addition to dropping the price of a 13-inch MacBook Air model. The $1499 MacBook Pro with Retina Display comes with 128GB of storage […]

Best Buy Deal Offers 11-inch MacBook Air For $799

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Today and tomorrow, while supplies last, Best Buy will offer $200 off select models of the MacBook Air. That bring the base 11-inch model down to just $799. Best Buy offers the deal both online and in stores, so anyone can go to their local Best Buy and pick up a $799 11-inch MacBook Air either […]

Apple Rumored To Update MacBook Air and Pro Lineups In June 2013

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Apple will update its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines next June with new processors according to a DigiTimes report. According to DigiTimes while Apple will upgrade the processor in the new MacBooks, the company won’t introduce any new industrial designs for either line. The current designs will last another year according to the report, […]

Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook Convertible vs. MacBook Air

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The Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook Convertible is the best Ultrabook Convertible available today, but how does it compare to the one of the most popular ultra-portables, the MacBook Air? The XPS 12 is small Ultrabook with a touchscreen that flips for use as a tablet and a retail price of $1,199. The MacBook Air is a […]