Jörg Jacobsen’s $5 Eye-Friendly (Mac App Store link) is the third resolution-switching utility for the Retina MacBook Pro that I’ve looked at, after QuickRes () and Pupil (). In my quest to find the ideal resolution-switching app for...Show More Summary
This Is HP’s Take On The Retina Display MacBook Pro Just because it looks like a MacBook Pro and smells like a MacBook Pro doesn’t make it a MacBook Pro. Kim Dotcom Claims He Invented Two-Factor Authentication He apparently has a patent...Show More Summary
Popular accessory maker Moshi is back, with a pair of new protective cases for the Retina MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air. The cases are the second generation in Moshi's Codex line of MacBook cases and will be available for both sizes of MacBook Air, and both sizes of Retina MacBook Pro. Show More Summary
HP has just announced a big overhaul of its Envy and Pavilion ranges, and most of the updates are fairly uninspiring—apart from the company's take on Apple's Retina MacBook Pro. Read more...
If I could only have one MacBook (which is usually the case for your average laptop-buyer), this is the one I'd pick, without hesitation. Fewer issues than its 15-inch cousin, which pioneered the Retina line, combined with a much lighter...Show More Summary
It was just last Fall that Apple announced the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display but Apple is already facing some competition from the likes of Google’s Chromebook Pixel and now Samsung is getting in on the game. This morning Samsung announced that it is manufacturing a 13.3-inch display that will have higher pixel [...]Show More Summary
Samsung does make some great displays, for sure, though while they've taken on the Retina Display on mobile, their laptop displays pale in comparison next to the MacBook Pro's Retina Display. In truth, only Google's Chromebook Pixel and Toshiba's new Kirabook can really sit at the same table as the Retina MacBook Pro. Show More Summary
As sturdy as Apple’s MacBooks are, it’s a little depressing to pull your laptop out of your bag and discover a ding or scratch on the aluminum case. If you want some extra protection for your laptop, Handy Candy Cases’ $60 HardShell Case might be the answer. Hard Candy makes the HardShell Case for the Retina MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air. Show More Summary
Toshiba's luxurious Kirabook is the first Windows laptop to feature a display rivaling Apple’s Retina technology. The Kirabook is also thinner and much lighter than Apple’s MacBook Pro, and it’s outfitted with a touchscreen. But although...Show More Summary
Switching resolutions on a Retina MacBook Pro usually requires going through System Preferences, but an app called QuickRes is designed to mitigate that annoying process. QuickRes puts an icon in your Mac’s menu bar that allows you to quickly jump between a variety of preset display resolutions all the way up to 3840×2400. QuickRes can also […]
Price, Intel's impending refresh, desktop scaling undermine likable Ultrabook.
Would you still buy a non-Retina MacBook? The Retina MacBook Pro has been with us for almost a full year now. The 15-inch version came to us by way of WWDC 2012, and frankly was unlike any laptop computer ever seen. The incredible 2880x1800...Show More Summary
If any of you, friends and fiends alike, are looking to replace an ageing laptop, or just have money to burn, I have a MacBook Pro 13? with Retina Display for sale. It’s in as-new condition, and is the model which retails for £1,249 on the Apple UK website. Still under warranty, naturally. If you’re [...]
Editor’s Note: The following article is reprinted from the Geek Tech blog at PCWorld.com. A MacRumors forum thread details how to run Apple’s latest laptop with the pixel-density turned all the way up by using a program called SwitchResX. By...Show More Summary
Last week, we reviewed QuickRes, a menu-bar utility for changing the resolution of—and accessing higher resolutions on—Retina-display MacBook Pros. But even if you aren't using a Retina display, you may have wanted something similar,...Show More Summary
Christina Warren of Mashable joins Rene to talk about big-ass phones, Samsung vs. Apple, iOS 7 wish lists, and Retina iMac and MacBook Pro wants. Subscribe via iTunes:Audio | Video Subscribe via RSS: Audio | Video Download directly: Audio | Video Show notes Pending. Show More Summary
Apple and Best Buy have again teamed for a week-long MacBook Pro sale, not only helping the Mac maker push units in an unfavorable climate for the PC market, but also helping to driving down prices for consumers even further at competing resellers.
Last week, Toshiba entered the ultra high-end laptop market with the KIRAbook, a thin and light Ultrabook with a number of compelling features. The laptop is the first Windows 8 device to feature a Retina-level display (or PixelPure as Toshiba calls) it, throwing it into direct competition with Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display. Show More Summary
You don’t necessarily have to spend $1,200+ on a new MacBook Pro to get a computer with a Retina display. Providing you’re happy to pull apart your iPad and you know what you’re doing with a soldering iron, you can build your a Retina display for your PC. That’s what Polish hacker Andrzej did. Andrzej took [...]Show More Summary
We can love the high-definition Retina Display on the MacBook Pro laptop, but still want to change resolutions.