To pursue its continuing obsession with thinness, Apple has gone to extraordinary lengths with the keyboard on the new 12-inch MacBook, redesigning it in a way that is thoroughly distinct from its Macbook Air and MacBook Pro stablemates.
Booq’s Cobra squeeze ($195) is a new backpack with 13 separate compartments for your gear, including a MacBook up to the size of a 15” MacBook Pro. The bag’s gray exterior is made of Bionic Yarn, a fabric that combines recycled plastics with cotton — it gives the weatherproof Cobra squeeze a smooth texture that can stand up to the elements. Show More Summary
Thanks to Apple’s patent on the MagSafe connectors used in MacBook Airs and Pros, the list of third-party external batteries for MacBooks previously began with Hyper’s HyperJuice/HyperJuice 2 and ended with Lenmar’s ChugPlug — not much of a variety. Show More Summary
SSDs are fast, but still expensive compared to spinning metal drives, giving us less storage capacity in today’s Macs than we got in older models. Pick up a classic 13-inch MacBook Pro with a hard drive, for example, and you’ll get 500GB of storage for $1100, compared to just 128GB of SSD storage in the […]
It's been two weeks already since the new MacBook 2015 was announced, and yet there is still a lot of buzz surrounding the new ultraportable laptop from Apple.
If you’ve ever wanted to give Apple the finger… Review Last year’s update to the MacBook Pro was more notable for its £100 price cut than the modest speed bump that accompanied it. However, this year’s model is a more interesting kettle of fish, as it introduces Intel’s latest Broadwell processors to the Mac range, along with Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad doohickey.…
Apple's new MacBook may have stolen the thunder with the company's early 2015 notebook releases, but the Retina MacBook Pro and MacBook Air got updates as well. Let's compare the features and specs of the latest 13-in MacBook Pro with Retina Display and 13-in MacBook Air... Show More Summary
Apple is coming off a great couple of weeks primarily due to its newly announced devices – the Apple Watch, the new MacBook 2015, and the next generation MacBook Air and Pro models.
Following its March 9 media event where it introduced "Force Touch" trackpad technology for the new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro and upcoming 12-inch MacBook, Apple opened up the feature to third-party developers by delivering developer APIs starting with the third beta of OS X 10.10.3. Show More Summary
For just 24 more hours, we're give away $200 in accessories -- a free LG portable CD/DVD drive and free pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Pro headphones -- with the purchase of any BTO mid-2014 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro (with fresh price drops on 13" models). Show More Summary
Pressure-sensitive drawing is now capable with any stylus or just a finger on the new MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad, thanks to an update to the Inklet OS X app from Ten One Design.
A couple of weeks ago, Apple announced a product that many notebook users have been waiting on for years: an ultra-light and thin MacBook that also has a Retina Display. How does it size up next to Apple's pro-level laptop? Join Gizmag, as we compare the features and specs of the new 12-in MacBook and the 13-in MacBook Pro with Retina Display... Show More Summary
A new version of Apple's wireless keyboard seems to have popped up on a number of the company's online stores around the world. The new keyboard, like those found on Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops, now seems to have backlight...Show More Summary
What did you buy today? No, really. I want to know everything you bought. Sit and think about it. Did you buy a meal out, school supplies for your child, a bathing suit online, or, ahem, a new “control” key for your Macbook Pro after...Show More Summary
First introduced in 2006, shortly after Apple transitioned the Mac to Intel-based chips, Apple’s Boot Camp multi-boot utility is the secret sauce that has allowed the Mac to be the best-selling PC on Earth. The proposition Boot Camp offers to … Read more ›
Now that Apple is set to launch a MacBook that's lighter than the MacBook Air and has a Retina Display, where does that leave the 13-in Retina MacBook Pro? And is its new Force Touch trackpad an upgrade-worthy feature? Join Gizmag, as we review the 2015 (13-in) MacBook Pro with Retina Display... Show More Summary
While we love Apple's new Force Touch trackpad, you still need to buy an entire computer to get one. For the moment, that means picking up the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro, a tradeoff that's certainly worth it --?unless you need maximum power or extreme portability.
It’s difficult to contain the excitement when rumors of the new MacBook Pro features surface. Still a rumor but it makes business sense for Apple to complete other product launches, before bringing out the big guns and launching the MacBook Pro in 2015. Show More Summary
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Several days ago, Apple launched its brand new ultraportable laptop, the MacBook 2015. No it isn't the MacBook Air, or a slimmer MacBook Pro – it is an entirely new lineup for the Cupertino manufacturer.