This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast is now available with detailed analysis of this week's news, including Apple Watch shipment notifications, our review of the 12-inch MacBook with Retina display, new iPod touch rumors, leaked video of Angela Ahrendts explaining the Watch retail strategy, and more.
Last month Apple announced refreshed models of the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, but oddly enough decided to skip the refresh of the 15-inch Retina model. The good news is that if you were hoping to upgrade your laptop to the 15-inch Retina but wanted to wait for the refresh, there is a good chance that will be happening soon. Show More Summary
The folks at iFixit have dismantled an Apple Watch to find out the exact nature of the hardware that makes the smartwatch tick. The Apple Watch comes with an AMOLED Retina display, and is offered in two sizes: the 38mm model, which has...Show More Summary
For the first time, you can now buy an ultra-light MacBook that also has a Retina Display. Maybe you're torn between that slim and sexy new MacBook and the company's bigger workhorse, the Retina MacBook Pro? We have both notebooks in house, so how about we take a hands-on look at the two... Show More Summary
If “Throwback Thursday” is still a thing 90 years from now, a D.C.-based content creator may beam images of Tuesday’s Capitals-Wizards-Nationals trifecta onto the retinas of a future generation of D.C. sports fans, who, with any luck, will wonder why a couple of first-round playoff wins and an April baseball game were cause for celebration. Show More Summary
Eyenuk, a Woodland Hills, California company, won the European CE mark for its EyeArt software that analyzes images of the retina taken using fundus cameras to help detect diabetic retinopathy (DR). The software requires nothing more...Show More Summary
Some owners of Mac laptops have noticed a "stain" problem on their displays. Are you having this problem? Reader Bhaskar Bhat recently alerted me to a web site that describes a problem I've had with my early 2013 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. Show More Summary
If you’ve ever wanted to play Tetris with your kids without burning their retinas, now’s your chance. The high-energy dance show “TETRISplus,” inspired by the Russian puzzle video game, will be spinning and stacking at the Kennedy Center this weekend.Read full article >>
The Retina MacBook laptop is definitely a head-turner, sparking some controversy around some of Apple’s choices for its boldest notebook design yet. However, it appears that some of the 12-inch MacBook units already purchased have an unexpected Setup Assistant flaw that has nothing to do with regular Retina Macbook complaints. Show More Summary
When Apple introduced a new high-resolution display – the so-called Retina display – for its iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks a couple of years ago, they ushered in a new era of display quality. On such screens, the human eye can’t discern individual pixels anymore. Show More Summary
When Apple announced the new MacBook, it left a lot of heads scratching. It wasn’t the Retina MacBook Air most were hoping for, but it was super slim, Retina-equipped, and
With the launch of its new ultra-portable 12-inch MacBook, Apple has signaled that the future of notebooks is here. The future does indeed look bright, though the initial cost and compromises made in building the new MacBook should keep most people from buying in -- for the first generation, at least.
Traveling with any MacBook is a lot easier today than it was five or ten years ago. Apple’s latest laptops consume much less space than their predecessors, and last much longer when they’re in active use. Whether it’s on a seat-back tray or resting in your lap, your MacBook can deliver quite a few hours of productive work time, video viewing, […]
Apple has set the bar high with its new Retina MacBook, a computer that combines the slimness of the MacBook Air with the audacious screen of the Retina MacBook Pro. The Retina MacBook isn't the only game in town, though, when it comes to the "ultrabook" -- a category of......
Early reviews of Apple’s MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015) have framed it as an expensive prototype from the future — a notebook that will someday be the standard, but one most people aren’t ready for yet. Despite that classification, the new MacBook is extremely tempting if you’re in the market for a new computer: it’s more portable than even the […]
Many lamented the lack of ports on Apple’s new 12-inch Retina MacBook. In fact many also lamented the fact that it no longer used the MagSafe charger which many MacBook owners have gotten to know and love over the years, instead the new laptop relied on the USB-C connector, which at the moment is still in its infancy. Show More Summary
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Five years ago we saw a clever take on USB splitter accessories, with the daisy-chainable Infinite USB. Today the company is back to try to tackle the problems created by Apple's extreme minimalism in the new Retina MacBook, with a new version that plugs into its USB Type C port... Show More Summary
Vlad Savov, writing for The Verge: While reviewing the new MacBook Pro with Retina display, I ran the usual Verge battery test on Apple’s new machine. With the screen set to 65 percent brightness, it cycles through a series of websites until the laptop’s battery gives out. Show More Summary
Some people have criticized the Retina MacBook since its official announcement both for its lone USB-C port and for the fact that it can’t deliver the same performance as other 2015 laptops. However, these criticisms have often ignored that Apple is giving a preview of the future for its mobile devices. Show More Summary