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

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

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

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

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