Can Apple Redefine Ultra-Portables Again With 12-Inch Retina MacBook Air?

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Apple is rumored to be introducing a new 12-inch MacBook Air model to bridge the gap between the existing 11- and 13-inch ultra-portable laptops. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, who had been accurate with Apple rumors in the past, is saying that the new Retina Display 12-inch model won’t be debuting until mid-2014. According […]

Apple Rumored to Adopt IGZO Displays on 2014 MacBook, Battery Life Will Soar

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Thanks to Intel’s fourth generation processors, known as Haswell, we’re seeing battery life on Apple’s recent MacBook Air refresh nearly double what it was before. However, we may see even greater increases in battery life as Apple is rumored to be making the jump to IGZO, or indium gallium zinc oxide, display technology, which can […]

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 […]

Apple’s Latest Notebook Patent Continues to Make PCs Look Obese

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Despite moving into the thin, light, and powerful computing segment with Intel into the Ultrabook space, PC vendors are reportedly concerned about Apple’s latest patent filing. Apple, which has led the industry with its minimalist design and more recently with thinness thanks to the MacBook Air, has filed for a patent that would see the […]

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 […]

Best Buy MacBook Batteries Being Recalled for Fire Hazard

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Best Buy is now recalling batteries for Apple’s MacBook line of notebook computers as the batteries present risks for explosion or fire hazards. The recalled batteries are not official batteries sold and made by Apple, Inc. Rather, these batteries are made by a company called ATG and bear the ATG logo. 5,100 batteries are affected […]

Apple Store Down: New MacBooks Set for WWDC Release?

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Apple has taken down its online store, possibly confirming the arrival of the next generation of MacBooks. The downtime comes on the exact day that Apple is due to take the stage at this year’s World Wide Developers Conference, WWDC for short. It’s at this conference that the company typically announces next generation products. In […]

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 […]

HTC One: The MacBook of Smartphones

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Love the look and feel of your MacBook? Then you might want to make the HTC One your next smartphone. Slap an Apple logo onto the back of the HTC One and it would fit in perfectly at Apple Retail stores. In fact, the HTC One looks more like Apple’s MacBooks and iPads than 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 […]

Toshiba KIRAbook Ultrabook Takes Aim at MacBook Pro with Retina

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Users looking for a notebook with high-end internal components in an ultrabook form factor now have a new notebook to add to their list, the Toshiba KIRAbook. The KIRAbook will ship with the most advanced internal components used in notebooks today, including a 2560 x 1440 resolution display, the user’s choice of an Intel Core i5 […]

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 […]

Staples to Sell Apple Products in 2013

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Staples stores in the U.S. will soon start selling Apple devices, giving users another place to buy MacBooks and iPads according to 9To5Mac. The news of Staples carrying Apple products comes from a tweet from Staples Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources Regis Mulot. Mulot didn’t say when Staples stores will start selling Apple devices, […]