5 Reasons Buyers Need to Wait for the New MacBook Pro Release

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The new MacBook Pro release could be as close as September with a brand new battery boosting processor that users won’t want to miss, which is why it’s a good time to hold off on plans to purchase a new MacBook Pro. After seeing MacBook Pro benchmarks in July we urged buyers to hold off, […]

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 Samsung Displays Have Higher Resolution Than MacBook Pro Retina


At Display Week in Vancouver tomorrow Samsung will unveil its newest laptop displays that feature higher resolutions than Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The new Samsung display is a 13.3-inch panel with a QHD 3200 x 1800 resolution, offering a greater resolution and pixel density than Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Apple’s […]

HTC One: The MacBook of Smartphones

The HTC Butterfly 2 may take some features from the HTC One but utilize a larger display.

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 […]

NVIDIA Announces New Mobile GPUs That Could Come To Future MacBooks


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 […]

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display Refurbs $100 Off

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Apple customers can save some money on MacBooks and other products by checking the company’s refurbished store. They recently put the latest MacBook with Retina Display on clearance. Refurbished products come with the same warranty as brand new MacBooks because Apple takes returned or display computers and restores them to like-new condition and sells them […]

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 […]

Apple’s Giant Year In Mobile

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Apple released more mobile products in 2012 than any previous year, releasing three all-new products and updating just about every other mobile device it sells for a total of a dozen new mobile products. Apple now offers perhaps the most impressive range of mobile devices of any manufacturer, providing plenty of choices for users who want […]

5 New Products to Expect at the iPad Mini Event

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On October 23rd Apple is hosting a special event where the company will likely announce the iPad Mini, a smaller iPad, and a collection of product updates. The event’s tagline, “We’ve got a little more to show you.” points to the iPad Mini, but that’s not the only new product we expect to see unveiled on stage. […]

13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display May Join iPad Mini Launch


Apple is now expected to debut the long-awaited 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display at the iPad Mini launch which is currently rumored to be taking place on October 23rd. According to 9to5Mac, the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display will arrive alongside Apple’s new 7.85-inch tablet device this month. The new MacBook Pro with […]

13-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Displays May Already Be in Production


Apple could be close to launching its rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display according to new rumors. CNet reports Apple suppliers are already producing the screens required for the next generation 13-inch MacBook Pro. According to the source Samsung, LGD, and Sharp are all hard at work creating the high-resolution displays. The displays would require […]

MacBook Pro with Retina Display Review: 256GB is Not Enough…

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The new MacBook Pro with Retina Display is perhaps the best notebook Apple’s ever produced, but 256GB simply isn’t enough storage capacity for a $2,199 notebook. In this part of our extended MacBook Pro with Retina Display review, I’ll explain why the base configuration isn’t the best choice for many Apple users and what your […]

MacBook Pro w/ Retina Owners Limited to Safari: There’s No Browser Like Chrome

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Apple forces early MacBook Pro with Retina Display users to use its Safari web browser. Apple’s latest MacBook comes with a gorgeous display, but third-party browsers aren’t optimized for it yet, which means they’re pretty much unusable. Being forced to use Safari on a MacBook Pro with Retina Display may sound like a ‘First World Problem,” […]

MacBook Pro with Retina Display Available Now…For a Price

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It’s nearly impossible to buy the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display at Apple Stores and Apple.com orders will ship in three to four weeks.  But you can buy a shiny new MacBook Pro today if you’re willing to spend $1,000 over MSRP. A handful of MacBook Pros with the new Retina Display are popping […]

MacBook Pro with Retina Display Review: First Impressions

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The new MacBook Pro with Retina Display is more tempting in the flesh and many MacBook buyers will up sell themselves to the pricey machine once they put their hands on it. There’s no doubt that the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display sets a new standard, but there are some drawbacks that make the […]

Next Generation MacBook Pro Video

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Apple announced its new MacBook Pro with Retina Display at WWDC 2012. Apple showed developers a video about the new MacBook Pro during the keynote and just uploaded it to its official YouTube channel. The video provides an overview of the latest MacBook Pro and explains how the company designed it. The video starts with Jonathan Ives explaining […]