New MacBook Pro & Cheaper iMac Released

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*+-Apple has updated its 15-inch MacBook Pro with a Force Touch trackpad and a faster processor, as well as a cheaper Retina iMac model. The new MacBook Pro’s Force Touch trackpad allows users to either tap on the trackpad or press down on it get something different. It’s still the same glass material, but it’s […]

New MacBook Pro Release Could Arrive This Week

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*+-Back in March, Apple introduced a refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro, and this week it may be the 15-inch MacBook Pro’s turn. A new MacBook Pro release could come at some point this week, according to MacG, which cites “reliable sources” on the matter. Furthermore, a new 27-inch iMac model is also said to be unveiled […]

How to Connect a Monitor to Your MacBook

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*+-If you’re wanting to connect an external monitor to your MacBook for more screen real estate, here’s how to do it. MacBooks can be great for portability, but if you have a lot of work to do and have a lot of apps open, the 13- and 15-inch screens of the MacBooks aren’t going to […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the Cheapest MacBook Pro

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*+-When shopping for a new MacBook Pro, many buyers may decide just to get the cheapest model, but that’s actually not the best idea, and here’s why. The cheapest MacBook Pro that you can buy from the Apple Store costs $1,099, and it’s a whole $200 less than the next model up. While you think […]

15-Inch MacBook Pro Refresh Imminent as Stock Dwindles

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*+-Inventory of the 15-inch MacBook Pro has been slowly dwindling on Apple’s website, hinting to the possibility that a MacBook Pro refresh of the larger model is incoming. Apple updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro last month alongside the announcement of the new 12-inch MacBook. It comes with Intel’s new Broadwell processors, allowing for faster performance […]

New MacBook: What It Could Mean for Future Products

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*+-Apple announced a new MacBook earlier this month at its Apple Watch event, but instead of giving it the “Pro” or “Air” suffix, the company is simply just calling it the new “MacBook.” Here’s what the new MacBook could mean for future MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models. While the all-new MacBook isn’t a MacBook […]

When Should You Upgrade to a New MacBook?

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*+-With a new MacBook releasing next month, you may be wondering if your current MacBook is in need of a replacement. Here’s what you need to know when it comes time for a MacBook upgrade. Many times, users upgrade their MacBook before they need to, mostly since they want to have the latest and greatest […]

How to Connect Bluetooth Accessories to Your Mac

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*+-The world is overflowing with Bluetooth accessories, with products like headphones, speakers, keyboards and mice. Here’s how to connect them to your Mac. Bluetooth is one of the most popular forms of wireless, and most users prefer Bluetooth peripherals over RF wireless simply because there’s no receiver dongle that they have to deal with; they […]

How to Customize the Dock on Mac

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*+-The dock in OS X is one of the best features of your Mac. Here’s how to customize it and get the most of it. The OS X dock is placed on the bottom of the screen and it includes a handful of Mac apps that you use most often (or at least it should). […]

New MacBook vs MacBook Pro: What Buyers Need to Know

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*+-Apple announced a new MacBook last week at its Apple Watch event, but instead of giving it the “Pro” or “Air” suffix, the company is simply just calling it the new “MacBook.” Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking about buying a new MacBook and can’t decide between a MacBook Pro or this […]

20 Free Mac Apps Every User Needs

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*+-Whether you just bought your first Mac or are just looking for some great apps to have in your arsenal, here are 20 free Mac apps that you should consider downloading and installing. When you get a Mac for the first time, one of the things that you’ll probably do right away (after setting it […]

2015 MacBook Pro vs 2014 MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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*+-For those looking to buy a new MacBook Pro, the 2015 refresh brings a few new things to the table. Here are the key differences between this year’s new model and last year’s MacBook Pro. During its Apple Watch event, Apple announced updates to the MacBook Pro, adding a slightly faster processor and a new […]

Why You Should Buy a MacBook Pro Right Now

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*+-Apple announced a new MacBook earlier this week at its Apple Watch event, which comes with a completely new design. It’s not a replacement for the MacBook Pro yet, but that time could come, which is why now is a great time to buy a MacBook Pro. The new MacBook joins the MacBook Air and […]

New MacBook Pro Retina Gets Better Battery, New TouchPad

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*+-Apple took the stage this morning and announced a slew of new products including the newly redesigned MacBook Air, the Apple Watch, as well as updates to the popular MacBook Pro with Retina. But only for the 13-inch Pro. And while the new MacBook Retina is beautiful, those looking for a Pro will be happy […]

How to Clean Your Mac Keyboard

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*+-A dirty keyboard is never a good thing, so if you’re wanting to make it look like new again, here’s how to clean your Mac keyboard. Apple’s keyboard is one of the best-looking keyboards on the market, with it’s aluminum design and the bright white keys that contrast the aluminum color nicely. However, dirt and […]

Why You Should Wait for the 2015 MacBook Pro

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*+-The last MacBook Pro refresh was earlier last year with a slight upgrade from the previous version, and now that 2015 is here, we look at what we could expect from the 2015 MacBook Pro, as well as why you should wait until it comes out if you’re in the market for a MacBook Pro. […]

Apple Provides Free Fix for MacBook Pro Video Problems

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*+-Apple will fix your MacBook Pro video problems free of charge even if you are out of warranty, or refund the cost of a repair that you paid to fix this problem on MacBook Pro and MacBook Pro Retina notebooks sold in the last three years. The announcement comes after petitions and a class action […]

How to Clean a Retina MacBook Pro

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*+-If you use your MacBook Pro often and have had it for a couple of years now, it’s most likely filled with dust that needs to be removed. Here’s how to clean your Retina MacBook Pro. MacBooks have fans on the inside that are used to cool down the processor during intensive tasks. Any time […]

How to Fix Slow MacBook Performance

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*+-MacBooks are some of the best laptops on the market, but like any laptop, a MacBook can degrade over time and become really slow. Here’s how to fix slow MacBook performance. As technology advances and software requires better and better hardware, older MacBooks begin to naturally slow down. Plus, with added use and files piling […]

Best External Hard Drives for MacBooks

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*+-Whether you’re low on MacBook storage or you need a storage drive for Time Machine backups, here are the best external hard drives for MacBooks. Hard drives are getting cheaper and cheaper nowadays, and you can easily get a couple of terabytes for under $100, which is amazing considering that wasn’t the case just a […]