Could Mac OS X Have Saved Sony's Vaio PC Business?

Sony is ditching its poorly-performing Vaio PC line, boxing it up and selling it off to Japan Industrial Partners in order to focus on its more-fruitful TV and PlayStation offerings. But could it have been a different story if the company had pursued one of Steve Jobs more pie-in-the-sky ideas? Read More >>

A Solar Powered MacBook Could Have Battery Juice Until the Sun Blows Up

...or night time, at least. A freshly uncovered patent suggests that Apple is considering creating a solar power solution for keeping the batteries of MacBooks and iPhones topped up while the sun is shining. Read More >>

Mavericks May Be Mucking Up Haswell-Powered MacBook Pro Retina Models

Mavericks may be the superlative version of Apple's desktop operating system, and the Haswell-equipped Retina MacBook Pro computers may be (in my opinion) the best hardware the Cupertino company makes, but it seems the two just aren't getting along. Read More >>

13- 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- 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. Read More >>

Yesterday's Apple iPad Event in 12 GIFs

Yesterday, 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 a series endless loops instead? Read More >>

SuperDrive Sales To Rise as Apple Kills Optical Drive-Equipped 15-inch MacBook Pro

There's been a changing of the guard in Apple's laptop line-up. While the new MacBook Pro models sporting Intel's Haswell chips now lead Apple's portable PC range, there's been a casualty along the way. The 15-inch MacBook Pro with optical disc drive is no more. Enjoy your moment in the limelight Haswell MacBook Pros -- this will one day be your fate too. Read More >>

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. Read More >>

Are New iMacs and MacBook Pros Imminent?

We think we know Apple's got an iPhone event coming up on the 10th of September, but does it also have new iMacs and new MacBook Pros for us too? The stars are starting to align. Read More >>

How Apple Is Changing Its Definition of "Pro"

In recent years, many pros have started feeling like Apple's jilted girlfriend. Through no fault of their own, the love just seemed to fade. Read More >>

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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 anymore; 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. Read More >>

Apple's Probably Making New MacBook Pros With Haswell Chips

Prepare yourself for the shocking revelation that, yes, Apple probably is making new MacBook Pros, and that, surprisingly, they'll use Intel's latest chips. A recent rumoured benchmark shows Apple could be testing them right now, and that they're pretty damn fast if so. Read More >>

MacBook Pro is the "Best" at Running... Windows

Supposedly real-world use analysis of a variety of Windows machines has declared that Apple's MacBook Pro is the best at running Microsoft's software without crashes and glitches. Which is embarrassing for everyone on numerous levels. Read More >>

The 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Kicks All Windows 8 Laptops in Battery Life Test

If your laptop can't last long enough to get your stuff done, what's the point of having a portable? The product testing gurus over at Which decided to see how the current generation Windows 8 laptops and ultrabooks stacked up. Their conclusion? The 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro is the best, even running Windows 8. Read More >>

The 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro Just Got £200 Cheaper

Apple just cut the price of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display. You can now pick one up for £1,249 — £200 less than the original starting price of £1,449. Read More >>

Tyrant Kim Jong-Il's Favourite Computer Was a MacBook Pro 15

Samsung? Lenovo? Sony? Dell? Nah. This was the favourite computer of Kim Jong-Il, the dead North Korean dictator, keen observer and purveyor of all things fattening: an Apple MacBook Pro 15. Read More >>

The 10 Most Important Gadgets of 2012

OK, 2012 wasn't the greatest year for tech, but it wasn't a total bust either. Wade through the glut of comically oversized phones, tiny tablets and fruit company refreshes, and you're bound to come across a few shiny needles in that crummy haystack. Here, in no particular order, are the 10 most important gadgets of the year. Read More >>


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