MacBooks under the microscope

Last week, Apple refreshed its lineup of laptop computers. Since then, we’ve had the opportunity to lay hands on many of these MacBooks and run them through their paces. In this episode of the Macworld Podcast I speak with two of the people responsible for putting these powerful portables to the test—senior editor Roman Loyola and lab director Jim Galbraith.

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Show Notes

Roman and Jim provide loads of detail and observations but there’s more. Click on the links below for our in-depth reviews.

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At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    MSRP: $2799


    • Stunning Retina display
    • Top-notch performance
    • Slim and lightweight
    • Reduced screen glare
    • HDMI connectivity
    • USB 3.0 support


    • Users will need to adjust for missing features
    • Memory and storage not user upgradeable
    • 1920-by-1200 creates small UI elements
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