macbook pro

The Why Of Design: Building The Microsoft Surface Pro 3

It’s easy to think that gadgets, laptops and tablets are disposable these days. They’re all so cheap, and every day there’s a new announcement about some new processor, design, feature or spec. We never stop and appreciate the little things anymore that used to delight us. Mind you, not all of us are Ralf Groene: the guy who designed and built the bigger, brighter and lighter Surface Pro 3. We sat down with him in the hope of getting back in touch with the little things.


10 Big Gaming Laptops That Get Stuff Done

So your parents, boss or school have said they’ll help you pay for a new laptop to kick off the year. Lucky you! If you’re a PC gamer, these powerful desktop replacements — many with vibrant 17-inch HD screens — will not only keep you on task, but also let you get your Steam on. Take a look…


13-Inch And 15-Inch MacBook Pro Teardown: Wild Guts, Pray They Never Fail

It may only be a few days since Apple announced its new 13-inch and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros, but iFixit has already torn the suckers apart. And while the insides are storming, taking them apart is a whole different matter.


Today's Apple iPad Event In 12 GIFs

Today, Apple presented to the world its new iPad Air and iPad mini, along with details about OS X Mavericks, updated MacBook Pros and the Mac Pro. But why waste breath talking about all that when we can just enjoy it in series endless loops instead?


How Much Will Aussies Pay For Apple's New Gadgets Compared To The US?

Apple announced a shedload of new gadgets this morning, from new iPad models through to the Mac Pro and new MacBook Pros. Here’s how much Aussies will pay compared to the US. The Australia Tax lives…


New 2013 MacBook Pro Gets Significant Spec Bump

Apple has announced today that its flagship MacBook Pro models will be receiving a slew of modest improvements. Here’s what the new 13-inch and 15-inch machines will have under their hoods.


Is There A 12-Inch Retina MacBook In The Pipeline?

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has released predictions about Apple’s future laptop plans. Most notably he is forecasting that a 12-inch MacBook with a retina display will be announced in mid-2014, and that it will have a redesigned clamshell that is thinner and lighter than the current MacBook Airs.


Quick And Easy MacBook Repairs That'll Save You A Small Fortune

Everybody’s MacBook breaks. At some point or another, the hard drive will shudder to a stop; the display hinge won’t hold up any more; the logic board will cease to function. It’s only a matter of time. Fortunately, you can fix most of it yourself. Here’s how.


My All-Time Favourite Laptop Sleeve

I hate faux stitched app leather as much as I love real stitched leather — for certain things. This is one of them: the PicasoLab’s MacBook Pro Retina sleeve that I’ve been using for a year now, handcrafted in the USA by Alex Ngo. I love it.


MacBook Cheat Sheet

Anyone looking for a full breakdown and comparison of the entire MacBook line-up: I’ve put together a pretty comprehensive comparison between every model, every option, specs, etc. with information from Apple and around the internet.