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Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook closely guards its secrets with screws, solder, and glue

It may be the most amazing MacBook yet, but as you no doubt expected, Apple’s new 12-inch Retina MacBook is a nightmare for the fix-it-yourself crowd. Per their custom, the teardown masters at iFixit took apart this slender clamshell to discover all the secrets contained within its aluminum frame. What they found is that its […]

New MacBook available for order, but missing from Apple Stores

The new MacBook is out today, if by “out” you mean “pretty much in hiding.” You can order one online, but if you were hoping to actually get one in your hot little hands today, you may find yourself disappointed. At least I did. I have spent the morning calling around to every Apple Store […]

Apple’s new 12-in. MacBook goes back to the past in performance

Although Apple’s new 12-in. Retina MacBook won’t go on sale for another week, benchmark tests confirmed that it’s considerably slower than the Cupertino, Calif. company’s other thin notebook, the 13-in. MacBook Air. According to a single now-removed score on Primate Labs’ Geekbench, a popular website for benchmarking devices, the MacBook was pegged at 1924 and […]

Apple’s radical 12-inch MacBook Air is the slimmest, lightest Mac ever

There’s a reason Apple hasn’t changed the MacBook Air’s core design for years now: It’s basically perfect–the epitome of a thin-and-light laptop, from its luxurious, razor-thin exterior to its majestic glass trackpad. But even perfection can’t coax Apple into sitting on its heels. On Monday, Apple revealed a new 12-inch MacBook Air, a radical revamp […]

Apple introduces thinnest and lightest MacBook yet

Apple presented a bold redesign of its MacBook on Monday, based on the conviction that users value portability more than they do the line of connectors typically found along the edge of laptops. The new MacBook, which will go on sale in April, is the company’s thinnest and lightest yet and is the combination of […]

12-inch MacBook hands-on: Great keyboard and trackpad, but only one port

What’s lighter than Air? The all-new MacBook. Apple’s newest, goldest laptop is lighter and thinner than the MacBook Air, and sports a gorgeous Retina display like the top-of-the-line MacBook Pros. But this isn’t an Air or a Pro. It’s just a MacBook, and yet… it changes everything. The first thing I noticed during my hands-on […]

Will your new MacBook crash to the ground without MagSafe? (Yes.)

Perhaps we should have read it as an omen that the MagSafe 2 adapter for older, original MagSafe connectors was listed as discontinued on the Apple Store in the U.S. and Canada last week. It’s back in stock this week, but MagSafe’s future in new Mac laptops is uncertain with the revelation of the single-port […]

Microsoft expands anti-MacBook campaign with switching tips

Microsoft recently expanded its campaign against Apple’s MacBook Air with a website that offers practical advice to people who have switched or are thinking of switching to a Surface Pro 3. The site resembled other ditch-a-rival-OS efforts that have long been a part of the personal computing landscape, including those Apple has used to convince […]

Apple MacBook Air 13 inch (2014) Review

MacBook Air laptops are renowned for their combination of impressive design, ultra-light weight and unmatched performance. This new 13 inch MacBook 2014 version is not an exception. It not only has the apple’s elegant outlook but also it is powered up with all the latest technologies. If you are seeking a premium looking Ultrabook that […]

New Apple MacBook Pro 13.3” with Retina Display for $1,100

It’s a rare occurrence that a MacBook Pro with Retina Display goes on sale for much less than retail, but right now the latest version of the Apple 13.3″ MacBook Pro Notebook with Retina Display and Intel Core i5 2.4 GHz is on sale for $1,100 via eBay.  This model on sale is  model number […]

New MacBook Pro with Retina Display and Mac Pro price in UK: How much are the new Apple Macs going to cost?

Apple has released the specs and pricing for its new MacBook Pro with Retina Display laptop and Mac Pro desktop. Here is where we bring to you the MacBook Pro with Retina Display and Mac Pro prices in the UK. See:New iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 launch event live. Apple MacBook Pro with Retina […]

Apple launches OS X Mavericks for free, today

Apple has announced its OS X Mavericks update for Macs is available for free and downloadable today. The firm made the announcement at its special event in San Francisco today. In something of a surprise the new version of the operating system, 10.9 to be exact, is a totally free upgrade for OS X users. […]

Apple MacBook Air 11in (Mid-2013) review: ultraportable laptop that still sets the standard

The 11-inch version of the MacBook Air provides a welcome improvement in battery life, as well as performance that bodes very well for the forthcoming generation of Haswell-based laptops. Read our Apple MacBook Air 11in (Mid-2013) review to find out more.        

Apple Back to School Sale 2013 – Get Reduced Pricing on a Mac and Free $100 Gift Card

Apple just announced  what their back to school 2013 promotion offer and this year is similar to last, you get reduced pricing on any Mac purchase and a free $100 iTunes gift card.  In addition to that, if you purchase an iPad or an iPhone you get a Free $50 iTunes gift card.   A Mac […]

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display Drops to $1,299

First of all let’s state that it’s understandable if $1,299 doesn’t sound like much of a deal for a laptop since it’s still way above the average selling price of a PC.  However, consider the fact that this price of $1,299 is for a 13” MacBook Pro with Retina display new in box is the […]

Apple Drops Price on 13” Retina Display MacBook Pro Laptop

Nothing says love like lower prices on MacBook Pros, and so Apple is sweetening some people’s Valentine’s Day further by rolling out new lower pricing on the high end Retina Display equipped 13” MacBook Pro model.  To add to that, the processors for each Retina Display model is getting a slight speed bump up, which […]

Firmware updates address MacBook battery issues

Apple on Wednesday unveiled three firmware updates designed to address issues with older batteries in its MacBook line of laptop computers.

New Apple 11.6” MacBook Air on Sale for $799 at Best Buy

Here’s the best deal we’ve ever seen on the MacBook Air, you can get the 11.6” newest version with the 64GB SSD for only $799 at Best Buy right now, either in store or online.  The deal lasts for two days.  In addition to the 64GB model with 4GB of RAM, you can get the […]

Apple discounts iPads, MacBooks and iPods for Black Friday

Apple discounts iPad 4, iPad 2, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iPod touch and iPod nano for Black Friday.

Apple announces Black Friday shopping event

Apple discount deals for Black Friday on iPads, iPods, Macs and accessories.

Apple MacBook Pro Vs. Lenovo ThinkPad T430 Video Comparison

It’s a show down of two popular laptops, the Apple MacBook Pro and Lenovo ThinkPad T430.  Both laptops are noted for their premium quality and iconic brands, they are well built systems offering a combination of portability and performance.  That said, there are a number of differences between the Apple MBP and ThinkPad T430 that […]

EPEAT finds thin laptops, including Macbook Air, meet its standard

An investigation of ultrathin laptops, including Apple’s latest Macbook Air, has found they do conform to the EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) environmental standard. The investigation, which covered five laptops made by four companies, was started after Apple said in July it was withdrawing from the voluntary certification then reversed its position after an […]

MacBook Air continues to dominate Ultrabook market, while competition awaits Windows 8

Apple’s MacBook Air is set to take 39% o the slim notebook market in 2012, but will slip to 28% i 2013 as ultrabook sales rise.

Mac buyers’ guide: What you need to know before heading to the Apple Store

You’ve finally decided to purchase a new Mac — whether it’s your first, a replacement, or for school — you’ll need to consider a lot of things. Do you buy a notebook, emphasizing portability; or get an iMac, focusing on power in your home? Or maybe — with an all-day battery in concert with instant-on […]

Apple becomes most valuable company ever

Apple has hit a new market high making it the world’s most valuable company in history.