Don't-Miss MacBook Stories

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The dwindling arms race of 'specs'

Apple doesn't seem to put much emphasis on specs anymore, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Dan Moren explains.

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Podcast: Beta think twice, it's all right

Glenn and Susie discuss whether it's smart to put betas of iOS and OS X on your everyday devices. Plus, we praise our experience with the new MacBook and gripe about early Apple Watch apps.

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The PowerBook G4 Titanium still looks great next to today's MacBook Air

From the right-side-up Apple logo to the incredibly thin bezel, the TiBook is pretty advanced for a 14-year-old laptop.

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Got a new MacBook? USB Target Disk Mode works with the right cable (which Apple doesn't sell)

Now you see it, now you don't. Wait, it's back! Apple introduces first Target Disk Mode for MacBook with lots of qualifications.

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Podcast: Apple Watch try-ons, WWDC, and the case of the missing MacBook

Caitlin and Leah got to try on everything, including their beloved rose gold Apple Watch Edition, and share their (quite different) experiences. Susie and Glenn just wanted to buy a MacBook on "ship" day, hrrmph.

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Apple's new 12-inch MacBook closely guards its secrets with screws, solder, and glue

iFixit took apart Apple's latest Retina MacBook to see what makes it tick, and it wasn't easy.

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New MacBook available for order, but missing from Apple Stores

If you want a new MacBook today, prepare to be disappointed.

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Podcast: It's New Stuff Week, and Apple's servers are about to get a workout

Apple Watch preorders start this week. The new MacBook will ship. All at the same time as a little movie called Star Wars finally hits iTunes.

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Ode to the 12-inch PowerBook G4, Apple's first desktop-quality laptop

Apple's little dynamo ushered in a new era of portable (dare we say rugged?) laptops that perform like desktops, and the new 12-inch MacBook is its spiritual successor.

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Podcast: Can Apple avoid Samsung's many smartwatch mistakes?

Glenn, Susie, and Macworld Editor-in-Chief Jon Phillips really hope the Apple Watch experience is nothing like using the Galaxy Gear. We also discuss the rumored Apple TV streaming service, and that USB-C port again.

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The new MacBook is cool, but the PowerBook Duo was cooler

Remember how it ejected from the Duo Dock like a giant VHS tape? Good times.

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Recap: All our Apple Watch and MacBook stories in one place

Catching up on Apple's big week? We wrote plenty of stories about the MacBook, the Apple Watch, ResearchKit, iOS 8.2, and HBO Now.

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iFixit uncovers the Force Touch trackpad in the 2015 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

The new MacBook isn't the only Apple laptop to get a fancy new pressure-sensitive trackpad, though it may not be exactly the same model.