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Next-gen MacBook Pro leaked, features OLED toolbar above the keyboard

Apple’s holding an event later this week, where the company is expected to introduce a new MacBook pro laptop, among other things. And rumors have been making the rounds for months that one new feature for that laptop would be a touchscreen OLED toolbar above the keyboard, allowing you to interact with software-defined “keys” that […]

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Apple updates MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Broadwell chips

Apple’s big new laptop announcement today may have been about a little laptop. But the company is also updating its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lineup. New models featuring 5th-gen Intel Core i5 and Core i7 “Broadwell” processors are now available. The new processors aren’t the only improvements. Here are some of hte other upgrades: […]

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Lilbits (10-25-2013): T-Mobile offers free mobile hotspot

A few years ago Google added the ability to use Android phones as mobile hotspots — and wireless carriers pretty quickly started charging customers extra to use that feature. The move seemed a bit odd to some, since carriers weren’t giving users any more data to use during a given month, they were just charging for […]

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Apple’s drops MacBook Pro with Retina display price to a still-expensive $1499

Apple has slashed $200 off the price of its cheapest laptop with a Retina display. You can now pick up a MacBook Pro with a 13.3 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel IPS display for $1499. In other words, you’ll still have to pay a pretty penny to get a laptop with a screen resolution higher […]

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Modbook Pro ships in November: $3499 tablet made from MacBook parts

Once upon a time, in a world without an iPad, Mac users dreamed about a tablet running OS X. And Axiotron decided to make that dream a reality by taking MacBook Pro laptops, ripping them apart, and putting them back together again as tablets called Modbooks. It’s been a few years since the last Modbook […]

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The perils of high resolution: Older apps look fuzzy on the new MacBook Pro

Apple’s new MacBook Pro with Retina Display has a remarkable 15 inch,  2880 x 1800 pixel display. It has 4 times as many pixels as the standard MacBook Pro, which is kind of awesome… until you start running apps that weren’t designed for the new screen. The Verge took a number of apps for a […]

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Next-gen MacBook Pro has 2880 x 1800px screen, $2199 price tag

So the good news is that Apple is starting to offer laptops with “retina” displays, meaning there are so many pixels on the screen that you won’t be able to see them when the computer is an arm’s length away from your eyes. The bad news is that retina displays don’t come cheap. The first […]

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When was the last time you used an optical disc drive?

The Taiwanese rumor-mongers at DigiTimes are reporting that the next-generation MacBook Pro laptops may be thinner than ever. Apple is reportedly able to shave a few milometers off the MacBook case because the company has decided to abandon optical disc drives for its MacBook line. DigiTimes tends to get its information from the companies that supply Apple and […]