MacBook Pro Surface Book Price

Why is it so hard for Microsoft’s Surface Book to compete with Apple?

By on October 19, 2015 at 12:34 PM.

Why is it so hard for Microsoft’s Surface Book to compete with Apple?

When thinking about Apple computers, many buyers worry about the expensive price tags. Whether it’s the new 12-inch Retina MacBook or a MacBook Pro, Apple sets prices that aren’t necessarily within reach for many users. However, over the years, Apple has not increased prices for some of them and even slashed entry costs for other models. While that might not be apparent from year to year, it’s more than clear when comparing MacBooks to their biggest rival yet, Microsoft’s Surface Book, which makes the MacBook Pro look cheaper than ever. More →

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Apple MacBook Pro Staingate Free Fix

Apple promises free screen replacement for Retina MacBook Pro ‘Staingate’ displays

By on October 19, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

Apple promises free screen replacement for Retina MacBook Pro ‘Staingate’ displays

After admitting not too long ago that certain MacBook Pro versions have a graphic card issue and qualify for free repairs, Apple quietly confirmed one more issue that’s affecting thousands of MacBook Pro users, promising a free fix for it. More →

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Surface Book MacBook Pro Specs Price Performance

Does Surface Book really crush the MacBook Pro? Microsoft’s bold claim has a big asterisk

By on October 8, 2015 at 3:56 PM.

Does Surface Book really crush the MacBook Pro? Microsoft’s bold claim has a big asterisk

Microsoft woweed its audience earlier this week with the announcement of its Surface Book, which is basically a beefed up version of the Surface Pro 4. Dubbed as the “ultimate laptop,” the new computer is an impressive 13.5-inch Windows 10 tablet and one of Microsoft’s best creations to date.

But the company apparently also misrepresented what the Surface Book can do in terms of performance, especially when suggesting the device can offer twice the performance of the MacBook Pro. More →

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Surface Book MacBook Pro Specs

Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro: Microsoft is ready to give Apple a run for our money

By on October 7, 2015 at 9:00 AM.

Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro: Microsoft is ready to give Apple a run for our money

Microsoft made a splash during its Tuesday Windows 10 hardware event, as the company unveiled several interesting products, including its first Windows 10 Lumia handsets and also a new family of 2-in-1 laptop/tablets, including the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book. More →

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Storage Expansion Card For MacBook

MiniDrive is a brilliant way to expand your MacBook’s storage – and it’s on sale on Amazon right now

By on August 19, 2015 at 3:55 PM.

MiniDrive is a brilliant way to expand your MacBook’s storage – and it’s on sale on Amazon right now

Have you ever wished for more storage on your MacBook but you don’t want to go through the hassle of putting a new hard drive in or signing up for a cloud storage service. Well, now you can expand the storage on your 13-inch retina MacBook Pro on the cheap with this brilliant little accessory, which is on sale on Amazon right now. More →

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Apple MacBook Pro Air Display Trick

The sneaky way Apple makes you fall in love with its pricey MacBooks

By on August 18, 2015 at 6:50 PM.

The sneaky way Apple makes you fall in love with its pricey MacBooks

It was no accident that you walked into an Apple retail store and fell in love with that gorgeous new 13-inch MacBook Air staring back at you from across the room. As it turns out, Apple may have played Cupid using not arrows, but a clever trick to make people fall in love with MacBook Pros and Airs when they’re on display.

After all, nothing happens by accident in Apple’s tightly controlled universe. More →

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Retina MacBook Pro Staingate Class Action Suit

Retina MacBook Pro ‘Staingate’ might be getting its own class action suit

By on July 10, 2015 at 4:57 PM.

Retina MacBook Pro ‘Staingate’ might be getting its own class action suit

Staingate” is yet another issue that Apple has to deal with, and this particular “gate” concerns the Retina MacBook Pro. More than 2,500 people have been affected by the issue, according to a website dedicated to Staingate, and a law firm is already looking at initiating legal action against Apple. More →

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Apple MacBook Pro Retina iMac 2015 Release

Apple just quietly released a new MacBook Pro and Retina iMac – here are the details

By on May 19, 2015 at 9:03 AM.

Apple just quietly released a new MacBook Pro and Retina iMac – here are the details

Apple on Tuesday quietly released a new versions of its 15-inch MacBook Pro and its 27-inch 5K Retina iMac. The new MacBook Pro has been updated with the Force Touch technology that Apple started using with the Apple Watch and the 12-inch Retina MacBook earlier this year. In addition to the new Force Touch trackpad, the new MacBook Pro will also feature stronger battery life that Apple says will deliver an extra hour of use, as well as a new graphics processor that the company says will make graphics run 80% faster. The computer will come in two versions — one with a 2.2GHz processor and one with a 2.5GHz processor — that will sell for $1,999 and $2,499, respectively. More →

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Report says new iMac and MacBook Pro with Force Touch will launch on Wednesday

By , on May 18, 2015 at 9:05 AM.

Report says new iMac and MacBook Pro with Force Touch will launch on Wednesday

If you were thinking of purchasing a new computer this week, it might be worth waiting a few more days to see what Apple plans to introduce. Over the weekend, several 15-inch MacBook Pro models were discontinued on Apple’s website, potentially indicating that the company is clearing the way for new MacBook Pro models with Force Touch trackpads. More →

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2015 MacBook Pro iFixit Teardown

Videos deliver awesome breakdowns of how new MacBooks’ Force Touch trackpads work

By on March 12, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

Videos deliver awesome breakdowns of how new MacBooks’ Force Touch trackpads work

Apple’s gorgeous new MacBook wasn’t the only laptop-related announcement made during its Monday event, as the company also announced minor updates for the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro families. Of those, the MacBook Pro got a special feature that was first demoed on stage and isn’t available in any other Mac at this time — namely, the Force Touch trackpad.

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2015 Retina MacBook Pro and Air

Apple’s brand new Retina MacBook Pro and Air can be purchased right now

By on March 9, 2015 at 3:10 PM.

Apple’s brand new Retina MacBook Pro and Air can be purchased right now

The 12-inch MacBook may be the most interesting new laptop the company will have in stores this April, but that’s not the only new Mac laptop fans will be able to purchase in Apple stores soon. In fact, the company on Monday announced it has also updated its 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and the MacBook Air family. More →

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MacBook Pro vs. Air: How to Speed

These dead-simple tricks will instantly speed up your aging MacBook

By on February 13, 2015 at 4:05 PM.

These dead-simple tricks will instantly speed up your aging MacBook

Instead of deciding that your old Mac is haunted and putting up for sale on eBay, you could always try breathing some new life into it. After recently looking at how to upgrade your old MacBook for just $170 and checking out various OS X tricks that let you make the most of your Mac, you should also check out Business Insider‘s list of nine tricks that should speed up your aging MacBook Pro or Air. More →

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