Apple's New MacBook Hands-On: Gorgeous, Featherlight, But a Bit Awkward

I just lifted Apple's gorgeous new MacBook with a single hand. For a moment, it felt like I was holding nothing at all. It's so light. With a laptop in my left paw, a DSLR camera in my right, only one of them felt substantial. It's the first of many things to love about Apple's new machine. But it's not completely… » 3/09/15 3:11pm 3/09/15 3:11pm

iMac With Retina 5K Display Review: Do Those Extra Pixels Really Matter?

Resolution is often misunderstood. You instinctively know that you want more of it, even when its real utility doesn't live up to the marketing hype. And Apple's new $2500 iMac has a lot of hype to live up to. » 10/30/14 9:50am 10/30/14 9:50am

iPad Mini With Retina Display Spills Its Glorious High-Resolution Guts

The new iPad Mini with retina display finally started trickling into stores yesterday, and as usual, the fine folks at iFixit have taken up their multifarious tools of gadget disassembly and seized upon the unsuspecting device. Here's what this baby looks like under the hood. » 11/13/13 9:10am 11/13/13 9:10am

The New iPad Mini: Everything You Need to Know

There's a brand new iPad mini and it finally has a screen worth staring at. It's a (surprise!) retina display that'll make everything on the 7.9-inch screen look astonishingly clear. Along with the new fantastic screen, Apple's also equipping it with a speedier chip inside the same light and thin body of the… » 10/22/13 2:16pm 10/22/13 2:16pm

Apple's New iPad Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know (Updated)

OS X Mavericks Wallpaper Could Mean Retina iMacs and Cinema Displays

With Apple's announcement of OS X Mavericks came a brand new shiny desktop background featuring a glistening wave, downloadable from the Apple website. The most intriguing thing about the new wallpaper, though, is the resolution, which could indicate a coming upgrade to Apple's desktop displays. » 6/12/13 5:56pm 6/12/13 5:56pm

You Can Buy an iPad 3 with Retina Display for Cheaper Than the iPad 2

Dealzmodo! If you're looking for the cheapest full-sized iPad available, it's not the iPad 2 which still costs $400 brand new. Instead, the best deal on an iPad is the third-generation iPad with Retina Display. You can get it for only $380. » 10/23/12 9:22pm 10/23/12 9:22pm

13-Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro Hands-On: A Beautiful Screen In a…

The tech aficionados of the world are slowly getting their hands on the 13-inch MacBook Pro with its new Retina Display loveliness, and not surprisingly, it's a thing of beauty. The body is lighter, the screen is crisp—now all we need is more software to take advantage of that gorgeous display. » 10/23/12 3:26pm 10/23/12 3:26pm

13-Inch MacBook Pro Gets a Retina Display

Great news for anyone who's lusted after the gorgeous retina display on the MacBook Pro—but has been hesitant to drop $2,200 or make room for a 15-inch laptop. Apple has officially announced a 13-inch version of its portable workstation, with a 2560 x 1600 Retina Display. That's just a slight drop in resolution from… » 10/23/12 1:18pm 10/23/12 1:18pm

Wow You Can Get the New iPad with Retina Display for Only $400

Dealzmodo alert! You can score a refurbished new iPad 16GB with Retina Display for only 400 bucks at Wal-Mart right now. That's $100 off retail and $50 off the refurbished model in the Apple Store. This is very probably the best deal you can get on the new iPad. » 9/20/12 8:30pm 9/20/12 8:30pm

Here Are All the Retina-Optimized Mac Apps Available Right Now

If your eyes are blessed with looking at the pixel dense Retina Display MacBook Pro, you'd know the scorching ugly hell of non-Retina optimized Mac apps. It's so awful—way more scarring than non-retina iOS apps—that you wouldn't want to use those non-Retina apps anymore. So here's how to find all the apps optimized… » 8/14/12 5:20pm 8/14/12 5:20pm

Why Your HDTV Is Already A Retina Display

The term "retina display" is tossed around with increased frequency and decreased meaning. Is there really a strict definition anymore? Screen mega-expert Ray Soneira of DisplayMate points out that the biggest monitor in your house has been retina all along. » 7/16/12 11:00am 7/16/12 11:00am

Now That High-Res Screens Make Cameraphone Shots Look Ugly, Will You…

John Herrman over at Buzzfeed FWD astutely points out that all of the flaws of cameraphones (noisy sensors, poor focus abilities, artifacting, etc.) are being exposed now that we have large screens (both in size and resolution to display our images on). Going forward, is this enough of a reason to make you go back to… » 7/02/12 7:00pm 7/02/12 7:00pm

What Resolution to Expect From Apple's Future Retina Devices

Now that the high-resolution retina display has hit the MacBook Pro, it's almost certain we'll see a retina display on a MacBook Air sometime in the future. But what will these displays look like? GDGT thinks it knows. » 6/22/12 4:40pm 6/22/12 4:40pm

MacBook Retina Display Teardown: Four Times the Pixels In Smaller…

Last week, the gadget surgeons at iFixit got their hands on a new MacBook Pro with retina display, and promptly disassembled it only to realize that it's going to be basically impossible to repair on your own. Now they've gone after the sophisticated display itself to see its ultra-resolution guts up close. » 6/19/12 10:07am 6/19/12 10:07am

MacBook Pro with Retina Display Meta-Review: Gorgeously Powerful

The first reviews of the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display are out and to no one's surprise, the Retina Display is ah-mazing. We'll have our own review of the new MacBook Pro soon, but in the mean time we culled together the best first impressions out there. » 6/14/12 1:00pm 6/14/12 1:00pm

Insanely Detailed Display Squeezes Over a Million Pixels Into Just 2.3…

If you've ooh and aahed over the beautiful hi-res retina displays on the iPhone 4 and new iPad, prepare to have your mind completely blown by how much resolution Japan Display has squeezed into its new minuscule LCD screens. » 6/05/12 12:00pm 6/05/12 12:00pm

Rumored MacBook Pro Specs: A No-Retina Display Fatty

With WWDC just around the bend—Apple's keynote is next Monday—it's time to face the usual torrent of leaks and dribbles and rumors and lies. And while this look at a rumored 13-inch MacBook could well be the latter, it certainly matches up with what we'd expect. Except, maybe, for that display. » 6/05/12 9:09am 6/05/12 9:09am

This Tiny Display Measures Less Than an Inch But Still Packs As Much…

Cramming a QXGA display with a resolution of 2048x1526 into a device as small as the iPad might seem like an impressive accomplishment. But Forth Dimension Displays have managed to squeeze that same number of pixels into a display that's smaller than an inch. » 3/17/12 6:00pm 3/17/12 6:00pm

Unedited: The New iPad Seems Like a Pass

We're all playing with iPads today: new iPads and old iPads, iPad 1s, iPad 2s, and iPad News. As we write, we're reflecting out loud. A lot. Here's a look at our thoughts, unedited, straight from our Campfire group chat. » 3/16/12 1:20pm 3/16/12 1:20pm