New MacBook Pro Retina Release Date Imminent

Expect a small spec boost and more RAM in the 2014 MacBook Pro Retina.

Shoppers don’t need to wait long for the new MacBook Pro Retina release date, according to a new report that suggests a spec update is imminent with new processors and more speed. A new MacBook Pro Retina 2014 update could arrive this week, adding faster processors that intel recently announced to the popular notebook. A […]

Is it Possible to Upgrade a MacBook Pro?

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If you’re in the market for a new MacBook Pro, or if you’ve decided to buy your first-ever MacBook, upgradeability might be an important factor to you, so it’s vital that you know whether or not a MacBook you’re thinking about buying can be upgraded in the future. Over the years, Apple has constantly changed […]

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 […]

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 […]

iPhones, iPads, and Macs Hacked and Hijacked for Ransom in Australia

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Today Apple device users Down Under are dealing with a serious hacking issue that looks to be tied to iCloud, Find my iPhone, and password reuse. A number of Australian and New Zealand iPhone, iPad, and Mac users are reporting that they were awakened by or noticed an alert from Find My iPhone that delivered […]

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 […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Pro

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A new MacBook Pro isn’t all that cheap. One of the new Retina-equipped models will cost you at least $1,300, and that’s just for the entry-level model. However, you don’t necessarily need to buy new, as a used model can be much less expensive and still perform admirably depending on the tasks you plan to […]

MacBook Pro & MacBook Air: Buy or Wait?

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A question that everyone seems to have about every Apple product is whether or not they should buy something now, or wait until there’s a hardware refresh. It’s a very common question, but one that definitely deserves an answer, especially since Apple is notorious for updating its product line every single year (or a couple […]

MacBook Pro Retina Review: 6 Months In

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The latest MacBook Pro with Retina display has officially been out on the market for six months, and several of us on the Gotta Be Mobile team have been using the 13-inch model every day since the refresh back in October and we initially reviewed it late last year. It’s certainly one of the best […]

Best Apple Refurbished Deals

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Apple refurbished hardware is some of the best around, with practically brand-new MacBooks, iMacs and iPads available to purchase at a discounted price up to several hundreds of dollars off. If you’re in the market for a new Apple product, whether it’d be a tablet or a computer, here are some of the deals that […]

How to Disable Apple TV Remote Support on Your MacBook Pro

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If you have an Apple TV, the included remote can also be used to control various things on non-Retina MacBook Pros, like iTunes. However, if you’re trying to navigate through menus on your Apple TV and you have your MacBook Pro in front of you, then most likely the remote is also messing with your […]

Non-Retina MacBook Pro Reportedly Getting the Boot Later This Year

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Apple only has one non-Retina MacBook Pro model that it sells for those who want to save a bit of money when buying a new laptop, but according to DigiTimes, the Cupertino-based company will be getting rid of it in favor of Retina-equipped MacBook Pros across the board starting at some point during the second […]

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

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Back in October, Apple launched refreshed MacBook Pros that boast nine hours of battery life thanks to the inclusion of the latest Intel Haswell chips, compared to 7 hours of the previous generation. MacBook Airs get even better battery life thanks to the slight-slower internals that require less power. However, while nine hours for the […]

Refurbished Late-2013 13-Inch MacBook Pro Now on Sale

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Following the first time that the new 15-inch MacBook Pro models were added to Apple’s online refurbished store over the weekend, the latest 13-inch models are now up for sale for those that don’t mind buying refurbished, especially since you can grab one for as low as $1,099. The entry-level 13-inch model comes with a […]

Refurbished Late-2013 MacBook Pro Now For Sale in Apple’s Online Store

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After initially releasing back in October, the new Retina-equipped MacBook Pros are now for sale in refurbished form in Apple’s Online Refurbished Store. You can get the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with a Haswell processor starting at $1,699 right now, which comes with a 2.0GHz quad-core processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB solid state […]

What’s in My CES Gear Bag: Craig Lloyd

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Last year was my first CES, and frankly, I brought pretty much anything and everything with me because I wasn’t sure what to expect, but now that I’ve seen the belly of the beast, I’ve fine-tuned and optimized my gear bag and only brought stuff that I would absolutely use, instead of just a bunch […]

How to Set Up a New MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

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People who received a new MacBook as gift or for themselves will need to set things up for peak performance. Let us offer some steps to get things running and to help avoid paying Best Buy or Staples to tweak settings and install software. Users can do it easily without the wait. Apple offers personal setup […]

Best MacBook Pro Retina Cases and Covers

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When it comes to protecting your investment, especially for those mobile users who carry a brand new MacBook Pro Retina everywhere they go, getting the best and most durable option is ideal. This isn’t a phone you paid $199 for. It’s a $1,299 or more investment, and you’ll want to protect it. The MacBook Pro […]

MacBook Pro vs. MacBook Air: Which One Should You Buy?

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Not too long ago, it was pretty obvious whether or not the MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air was the laptop to buy; one was a power user’s dream that carried a lot of speed and performance, and the other was a less powerful, albeit ultra-portable notebook that’s great for road warriors. However, times have […]