All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Macbook’

Apple Reportedly Retiring Older MacBook Pro

Last October Apple unveiled its latest MacBook Pro line. The newer laptops feature “Retina” displays and are thinner, lighter, more powerful, and all-around better than previous models. It’s no surprise, then, that DigiTimes is reporting Apple will be ceasing production on its 13-inch non-Retina display MacBook Pro sometime during the second half of 2014. The report’s unnamed “Taiwan-based supply chain …

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Don’t Give Your MacBook To A Monkey

Monkeys are incredibly intelligent creatures capable of wielding tools and solving simple problems. That doesn’t mean they should be trusted with consumer electronics though. In a promo video for a new DIY computer project called Kano, the team put a monkey and a MacBook into the same room. The result is pretty great, and proves once again that monkeys can …

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Apple Unveils New Macbook Pro Models At Event, Lowers Prices

At its long-awaited event (by long, we mean about a month), Apple revealed a couple new Macbook Pro models, including a new 13-inch model and a new 15-inch model. The 13 inch is lighter than the previous one at 3.46 lbs. and thinner at 0.71 in. Apple describes it as “incredibly fast,” with an Intel Haswell 4th generation dual core …

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MacBook Shipments Predicted to Drop This Year

For the entire year, PC shipments have been down year-on-year. Though sales are expected to pick up this holiday season, the quickly-rising tablet market is taking a large bite out of traditional PC sales. Though Microsoft’s improved Windows 8.1 OS and the death of Windows XP are expected to help drive enterprise hardware sales, the consumer market still seems set …

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MacBook Air Gets Faster And Cheaper

During its WWDC keynote today, Apple announced that its bringing a new MacBook Air to consumers today. The new MacBook Air boasts what Apple calls an all-day battery life. The 11-inch MacBook Pro will now have a 9-hour battery life. The 13-inch model will get a 12-hour battery life. The MacBook Air is able to get this better battery life …

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Drexel University Unveils 24/7 MacBook Vending Machine

In the last few years, college classrooms have seen exponential growth in portable computing. Why takes notes with a pen and paper when you can tote your MacBook to lecture? Bonus reddit time, right? To this old fogey, college classrooms and libraries were sparsely populated with personal laptops. But nowadays, who isn’t toting a computer (or tablet) with them around …

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$1 Million Apple Heist Takes Place On New Years In Paris

A $1 million Apple heist seems like a terrible plot out of the next Ocean’s 11 imitator, but such a theft actually did occur over the New Years holiday. In fact, the heist shared a number of similarities with Hollywood blockbusters due to how well the crime was organized and executed. CNN reports that four armed robbers made their way …

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Mountain Lion May Be Hurting Your MacBook’s Battery Life

Mountain Lion broke all kinds of records when it was released and is now on millions of Macs. It was only a matter of time, however, before somebody found a problem. Mac OS X is generally pretty solid, but a few little issues seem to always slip through. One of those little issues reared its ugly head last week as …

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WWDC 2012: The 17-Inch MacBook Pro Is Dead

Apple announced some pretty amazing stuff at their WWDC 2012 keynote earlier today. They showed off OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, iOS 6, and a whole slew of updates to their MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. Most notable of all, they showed off the next-generation MacBook Pro with retina display. All in all, it was a pretty amazing day for …

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Apple Adds Dictation to Mountain Lion

Similar to when Apple brought Siri to the iPad in the form of dictation software, they announced at the Developers Conference today, that they with bring that same functionality to the new line of Macbooks. The new Apple OS, Mountain Lion, will contain iPad style dictation. This is not the full version of Siri, but it can be used for …

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WWDC 2012: Live Coverage Of Apple’s Keynote

UPDATE: And that’s all, folks. Thanks for following our live coverage of Apple’s keynote. Check our WWDC 2012 page for continuing coverage. UPDATE: “I hope you have a fantastic week, thank you very much for coming.” UPDATE: Talking about how great Apple and their products are and the importance of devs in that process. UPDATE: Tim Cook back on stage. …

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WWDC 2012: Details Of New Macs Leak Ahead Of Keynote

We’ve been bringing you news for awhile now that Apple would probably be launching updates to several of their Mac lines during their WWDC 2012 keynote. Rumors have included retina displays for the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMac, as well as updates to the Mac Pro, and Ivy Bridge processors all around. Now, with the keynote right around the …

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