The Retina MacBook Pro Is More Than $300 Off at Best Buy

There are sales, and there are $ALE$. This is the latter. Today and tomorrow only, you can get a retina MacBook Pro—13-inch or 15-inch, two configurations each—for $200 off at Best Buy. Have a valid .edu email address? Make that $300. And that's just for starters. » 7/26/13 8:36am 7/26/13 8:36am

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 $1,500—$200 less than the original starting price of $1,700. » 2/13/13 8:36am 2/13/13 8:36am

Retina Display 13-inch MacBook Pro Appears on Google Before Today's…

If Google's web crawlers are correct, there will be a new Retina display 13-inch MacBook Pro announced today. The Apple Store is currently down, so we can't follow the link, but a Google search for "13-inch macbook pro" returns results at the official Apple site referring to the new model. » 10/23/12 9:25am 10/23/12 9:25am

Retina MacBook Pro: The Best Worst Laptop I've Ever Owned

A couple of months ago, I had a life-altering experience: I bought a new iPad. I use the term "life-altering experience" because before that day, I was a staunch opponent of all things Apple. I was a devout Linux and Android devotee, and I only really used Windows because I had to, and because I would never, ever be… » 10/15/12 3:01pm 10/15/12 3:01pm

Apple Planning to Launch 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro This Month?

9to5mac is reporting that Apple is going to announce a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro alongside the iPad Mini at a forthcoming product announcement event. » 10/15/12 3:38am 10/15/12 3:38am

Why You Really, Really, Really Need AppleCare on That Retina MacBook Pro

Apple's retina MacBook Pro may well be the platonic ideal of a portable computer. It's fast, it's thin, it's brilliantly realized. Oh, and as iFixit has discovered, it's a gigantic—and expensive—pain in the ass to fix yourself. » 8/08/12 10:40am 8/08/12 10:40am

Google Chrome Now Looks Good on Retina Displays

If you're an ardent user of Google Chrome and happen to use a Retina MacBook Pro, good news: the latest stable release of Chrome includes support for the high-res display. No longer will you have to use another browser or cause pain to your retinas. Download it here. [Google via Engadget] » 7/31/12 6:14pm 7/31/12 6:14pm

Is the Retina Display on Your New MacBook Pro Suffering from Ghosting?

Owners of Apple's latest and greatest laptop, the MacBook Pro with Retina Display, say that they're having issues with image persistence, where screen ghosts are popping up on white backgrounds for as long as five minutes after the image initially appeared. Cnet says that Apple has exchanged a few laptops already, but… » 6/26/12 4:20pm 6/26/12 4:20pm

The Retina MacBook Pro Can Drive Four Screens Simultaneously

The new Retina MacBook Pro is an incredible piece of hardware. On its spec sheets, Apple claims it can support "up to two external displays", but it turns out that's bull. In fact, it can support three external monitors. » 6/21/12 3:42am 6/21/12 3:42am

Do You Care if The Best Laptop Ever Is the Most Impossible to Repair?

At this point, we've gushed and slobbered about the Retina MacBook Pro enough (until we review it, that is). Today we learned that in addition to being an engineering marvel, it's a DIY black hole. Does that matter? » 6/13/12 8:00pm 6/13/12 8:00pm

This Is the MacBook Pro Retina Model You Should Buy

OK, so you're buying a retina display MacBook Pro. Let's look past the fact that a maxed-out MacBook Air is probably enough for most regular people, or that if you order a new retina MBP today you'll have to wait a month until it arrives. Let's figure this thing out! » 6/13/12 5:09pm 6/13/12 5:09pm

Retina MacBook Pro Teardown: It's Locked Up Like Fort Knox

Above, you'll find Apple's gorgeous new MacBook Pro in all its retina display, big batteried glory, compliments of iFixIt. But look a little closer, and you'll find that Apple's made it virtually impossible to tinker with your brand new amazing. » 6/13/12 8:44am 6/13/12 8:44am