How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

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 […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina Review (Late 2013)

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The 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina is the best Mac computer for professionals that need a great mix of portability and power. While it cannot compete with the stationary Mac Pro or the dedicated GPU of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display in terms of raw power, it is nearly as portable as the MacBook […]

Apple Store Black Friday Sales: iPad Deals + Best Bet for Power Users

The Apple Store borrows form the Walmart Black Friday playbook to offer gift cards.

The Apple Store is ready for shoppers who missed out on Walmart and Best Buy Black Friday sales this morning with a collection of online Black Friday iPad, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, iPod and even accessory deals for shoppers. As we shared very early this morning the new Apple Store Black Friday sales are […]

Apple Black Friday 2013: What to Expect from Apple and Retailers

The iPad Air is new, but we could still see some Black Friday deals.

Apple Black Friday Deals for 2013 will be at the front of many consumers’ minds as they search for Black Friday deals on the iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPhone 5s, new MacBook Pro Retina and MacBook Air notebooks Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, which this year falls on November 29th. It is […]

$8 Solution to Broken MacBook Chargers is Brilliant

Protect your MacBook Pro power cable with this $8 accessory.

The Macbook Pro Retina and MacBook Air are machined and designed to last, but the MagSafe and MagSafe 2 Macbook chargers that come with them are prone to breaking after months of use. Most often this break comes where the smaller cord connects to the charging block, as it cannot stand up to the abuse […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina Update Fixes TouchPad, Keyboard Freezing

The new MacBook Pro, Mac Pro and iMac may help Apple's slumping Mac Sales but the iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 may negate their impact.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina late 2013 model that arrived ons tore shelves last month brought an annoying bug with it that resulted in sporadic touchpad and keyboard freezes. Apple confirmed the issue in a statement last week, offering a temporary fix to users who found their computer temporarily useless, often in the middle of […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina Fix for Freezing Keyboard In the Works

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The 13-inch Macbook Pro Retina late 2013 model which just arrived on store shelves last week comes with an annoying error that can render the keyboard and mouse useless while the owner is in the middle of typing something. We shared a few possible fixes for owners to try when the 13-inch MacBook Pro keyboard […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina Haswell Unboxing & Benchmarks

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The 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina Haswell update is part of Apple’s new late 2013 lineup which uses an Intel 4th generation processor to deliver better battery life and a new graphics card to power the super dense, high-resolution display. When it comes to notebook displays, it’s hard to find competition that can match the 2560 x […]

New MacBook Pro Retina Available at Most Apple Stores Today

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The new MacBook Pro Retina is now available at most Apple Store locations in the U.S. with the five standard models available for pickup in many retail locations. Apple announced the new MacBook Pro Retina (Late 2013) on Tuesday alongside the new iPad Air and iPad mini 2 Retina models. While the new iPad release […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina vs. 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina (Late 2013)

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The new MacBook Pro Retina is finally here with the latest Intel 4th generation processors, new graphics options and longer battery life. Apple also cut the prices of the 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina and the 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina by $200 and changed around the configurations enough that MacBook Pro buyers need to do their […]

Windows Notebooks that Can Match the New MacBook Pro Battery Life

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When Apple debuted its new Macbook Pro this morning many industry insiders gawked at the new machines 9 hours of battery life. Although laptops and desktops have been steadily gaining in battery life for years, only recently have they been able to last the amount of time Apple’s new professional-grade notebook does. Fortunately, users don’t […]

Apple By the Numbers October 2013 Edition

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Apple showed off some new devices from new MacBooks with Retina Displays for both the 13″ and 15″ models. They also re-announced the Mac Pro. Apple included in news of OSX Mavericks and updates to iLife and iWork. Finally, we learned about the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display. Before they took […]

Available Today: Still the Best Feature Apple Offers

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Apple is in the middle of its big event today. Already it has announced updates to its MacBook Pro lineup, more about the Mac Pro, and on the software side the new version of Mac OSX-Mavericks, and new versions of iLife and iWork. With the exception of the Mac Pro, which is due to be […]