Rumour: Apple is Working on a 12-inch Fanless MacBook

According to a forum poster on, Apple is planning on releasing a new 12-inch laptop as an alternative to the current 11.3- and 11.6-inch MacBook Air models. Read More >>

Apple Rumoured to be Ditching Sole Remaining Non-Retina MacBook

The 13-inch MacBook Pro, which hasn't seen its internal bits fiddled with since it was last refreshed by Apple's engineers in 2012, is due to be killed off this year, if Chinese supplier whispers have been accurately passed from ear to ear. Read More >>

Apple's Touch-Sensitive MacBook Patent Puts Controls in the Screen Bezel

Ever since the rise of Apple's touchscreen devices, it's seemed only a matter of time until a touchscreen MacBook arrives. But those who wince at finger-smeared screens may not need to worry -- a newly uncovered patent suggests Apple is more interested in revamping the bezel. Read More >>

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 >>

Apple's Touch-Friendly, Solar-Powered Laptop Would Be Insane

Hey you, Apple user. Have you been waiting—and waiting and waiting—for Apple to make some face-melting upgrades to the MacBook instead of just bumping the specs every few months? Well, this is it. Maybe. With a capital "M." Read More >>

Apple Patents Solar Sandwich Charger Layer for MacBooks

Apple's been dreaming about the future again, forseeing a world in which the sun still shines through the industrial smog and is strong enough to power and charge a MacBook or iPad battery via a layer of photovoltaic cells. Read More >>

20 Must-Have Mac OS X Utilities

Each year I round-up my top list of applications and utilities I used the most throughout the year. Without further introduction, here are all the utilities that have been especially useful in enhancing my productivity during 2013. 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 >>

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 >>

New MacBook Pros: Finally, the Grown-Ups Get Haswell

Although the vast majority of laptops have got the Haswell love over the course of the past few months, Apple have taken their sweet time sticking Intel's latest and greatest silicon in their flagship laptop. But it looks like it's been worth the wait. Read More >>

Your Laptop Looks Like It's Floating With This Magical MacBook Stand

TwelveSouth's new GhostStand is a Houdini for your MacBook—the clear lucite computer stand looks like it has suspended your laptop in mid-air. Read More >>

Apple's Come a Long Way Since This Original MacBook Reference Design

At first glance it doesn't look like much but this thing is a reference design of the first 13-inch MacBook. Remember those from 2006? Read More >>

Having Issues With Wi-Fi on Your MacBook Air? Apple's Got a Fix

Having started hoovering up all the new 13-inch MacBook Airs seemingly hit with Wi-Fi issues, which we irritatingly experienced ourselves in the office, plus glitching volume spikes and flickering Photoshop issues, Apple's finally released a fix. Go grab it now. 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 >>

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The Invisible Electronic Fields That Surround Your MacBook

You might view your laptop as a nice, neatly contained unit — but there's more bursting out of it than meets the eye. In fact, all of its electrical components create complex magnetic and electric fields that spread far and wide, and this video shows you their reach. Read More >>


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