Tag Archive: MacBook


Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro Gains More Configuration Options

If you�ve used Apple�s online computer-ordering service before, then you know that Apple allows you to configure your computer right from the Web site with the amount of drive storage, memory, and processor power you want with the addition of some other extraneous hardware options and software options. The good news is, the new, low-end MacBook Pro with retina display has just gained some more configuration options online.

Although it was evident that the computers gained  [Read More…]

The Retina MacBook Pro Gets Some Sick (And Expensive) New Build-To-Order Upgrade

Want a Retina MacBook Pro? Want to spend even more</em gobs of money on it? Apple has just expanded the build-to-order options for their most powerful notebook, allowing you to jack up the CPU to up to a 2.7GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 processor, or even upgrade the SSD to up to 768GB of flash. Now the most expensive Retina MacBook Pro you can buy is a whopping $ 3,749.00!

Source: Apple  [Read More…]

Google Chrome Updated For The New MacBook Pros Retina Display

Google Chrome for Mac now looks good on a Retina display.

Good news for Google Chrome lovers: the popular third-party browser has been updated on the Mac with Retina graphics for the new MacBook Pro. This makes Chrome the first browser besides Safari to take full advantage of Apple’s ultra-high resolution display tech. Google has also included built-in webcam and microphone support and several other improvements.

Chrome now includes the�getUserMedia API, which  [Read More…]

Apple Brings Power Nap To Retina MacBook Pro With New Update

One of the new features in OS X Mountain Lion is called Power Nap. Touted as a tool that get things done while your Mac is sleeping, Power Nap enables a Mac running Mountain Lion to download email, sync with iCloud, check for system updates, etc. while in sleep mode. There is a big�caveat, however. Power Nap will only run on Macs with an internal solid-state hard drive (SSD).

During the developer  [Read More…]

Mountain Lions Power Nap Feature Brought To MacBook Air With New Firmware Update

Apple unveiled Power Nap in Mountain Lion during the WWDC conference in June.

Can’t find Mountain Lion’s Power Nap feature anywhere on your MacBook Air? Apple has issued a new firmware update to bring the feature to 2011-2012 models. In case you didn’t know, Power Nap is a system management feature in Mountain Lion that silently fetches your emails, iCloud data, software updates, etc. while your Mac sleeps. For Power Nap to  [Read More…]

Half Of Steam For Mac Gamers Play On A Macbook Pro

Macs can be used for serious gaming, mmmkay?

Steam, the online computer gaming portal, keeps track of what hardware its players are using to access the many games in its service.

Of interest in the exhaustive list of specs is the fact that 49.46 percent of Mac gamers on Steam game on a Macbook Pro. Which makes sense, of course, as that’s a pretty powerful laptop. From there, we see the iMac  [Read More…]

This Baby Alpaca Using iPhoto On A MacBook Pro Is Either Too Cute Or Too Surreal For Words [Video]

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The title really says it all: Flower, a baby alpaca over at the Insight Ranch in Southern California, spends her time making farting sounds with her mouth, trembling almost faster than the speed of video and scrolling through photos on her MacBook Pro.

The title screams cute; the video screams something halfway between surrealism and nightmare. This could have been directed by David Lynch on a dare.

Source: YouTube Via: Laughing Squid

Mac Setups: CEOs Desk: iMac 27?, Retina MacBook Pro, Dual Thunderbolt Displays

Mac setup with a view of NYC

Ever wondered what the Mac setup of a tech companies CEO would look like? If you guessed it’d be a series of awesome Apple hardware complete with an amazing view of New York City, you’d be right. Hardware shown in the picture includes:

iPad 3 iMac 27″ (2011) top of the line 2x Thunderbolt 27″ Apple displays Retina MacBook Pro iPhone 4S

The view is from  [Read More…]

Mac Setups: CEOs Desk: iMac 27?, Retina MacBook Pro, Dual Thunderbolt Displays

Mac setup with a view of NYC

Ever wondered what the Mac setup of a tech companies CEO would look like? If you guessed it’d be a series of awesome Apple hardware complete with an amazing view of New York City, you’d be right. Hardware shown in the picture includes:

iPad 3 iMac 27″ (2011) top of the line 2x Thunderbolt 27″ Apple displays Retina MacBook Pro iPhone 4S

The view is from  [Read More…]

iLap MacBook Desk-Stand [Ends Soon!]

Contrary to the name, putting a laptop on your lap, isn�t actually a great idea. Laptops can get rather warm, not to mention it�s impossible for air to get below your laptop to help keep it cool (do you think Apple made these glorious devices out of aluminum just for kicks and giggles?). Likewise laptops just on a desk or table not only don�t let the machines cool as well as they  [Read More…]