Tag Archive: Retina


Fix for Retina MacBook Pro 13″ Freezing Issue Offered by Apple

A number of Mac users have discovered that their computers are freezing at random after updating their computers to OS X 10.11.4 and sometimes with OS X 10.11.5 as well. The problem is rather annoying as the Mac becomes entirely unresponsive and requires a forced reboot intervention, though disabling WebGL in Safari seems to help … Read More

Boost Game Performance on Retina Macs with a Simple Trick

Mac users with Retina displays may have noticed that gaming performance is sometimes reduced on these machines. The reason is quite simple; if you’re running the game at native resolution, then the Mac has to drive the game at full resolution of the display at 2880 x 1440 or greater. A common solution to this … Read More

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to get Retina upgrade? Don’t count on it.

Take this with a huge grain of salt, but a blurry image coming out of Asia purporting to be from Apple’s own iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus spec sheets suggests that Apple may bump the resolution of the next two handsets. But honestly, it’s pretty unlikely. Here’s why. The image above comes via Chinese […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Give your retina MacBook the stylish cable manager it deserves

Despite launching a few months ago, the new MacBook hasn’t gotten a tremendous amount of love from accessory makers so far. Above the Fray, a company based in Thailand, noticed a glaring omission for a 12-inch MacBook cable manager so… Read more ›

Giveaway alert: Enter to win a 27-inch 5K Retina iMac [Deals]

When we have a big giveaway, we like to go really big. Like 14.7 million pixels big. Yep, we’re giving away the 27-inch 5K Retina iMac at Cult of Mac Deals. Of course, all those pixels come with a huge 27-inch… Read more ›

Giveaway alert: Enter to win a 27-inch 5K Retina iMac [Deals]

When we have a big giveaway, we like to go really big. Like 14.7 million pixels big. Yep, we’re giving away the 27-inch 5K Retina iMac at Cult of Mac Deals. Of course, all those pixels come with a huge 27-inch… Read more ›

Apple Releases Spec-Bumped Retina MacBook Pro 15″ and Retina iMac 27″

Apple has released updated versions of the Retina iMac 27″ and Retina MacBook Pro 15″. Both models received fairly minor updates to specifications, but offer some notable improvements which make them worthwhile for users considering new Mac hardware. Separately, Apple also released a Lightning Dock charger for iPhone. The revised 15″ MacBook Pro receives a … Read More

The new Retina MacBook could be Apple’s least repairable notebook yet

Apple’s new MacBook may be one “for the future” but it’s already had a teardown from our friends over at iFixit, filling you in on all the ways the next-gen notebook differs from its predecessor. That includes Apple’s butterfly mechanism… Read more ›

Feast your eyes on the gorgeous new Retina MacBook

“We set out to completely reinvent the notebook,” Tim Cook told the crowd during today’s Apple event. “And we did it.” Apple introduced it’s biggest redesign of the MacBook since the original MacBook Air was released in 2007. The new… Read more ›

Retina MacBook’s ‘butterfly’ keyboard feels a bit buggy

Today’s media presentation was billed as an Apple Watch event and even its name, “Spring Forward,” had the press preoccupied with time and wrist-based computing. But journalists in attendance were just as excited to learn about a completely reinvented Retina… Read more ›