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Ultimate MacBook Air 2012 models put to the test

Macworld Lab ran performance benchmarks on two MacBook Air build-to-order (BTO) models, and the results show that while both custom systems were faster than the high-end stock MacBook Airs, the upgrades to the 11-inch gives a bigger performance bang for the buck.

Remains of the Day: Pull!

Foxconn's head honcho does everything but pull an iPhone 5 out of his pocket, Apple pulls out raises for its store employees, and the new non-Retina MacBook Pros get pulled apart.

MacBook Pro with Retina Display: Putting the video to the test

We've seen couple of reports recently about the MacBook Pro with Retina Display's video, one about its ability to run at 2880 by 1800 resolution, the other about connecting external displays. We decided to test both.

MacBooks under the microscope

Macworld's Roman Loyola and Jim Galbraith join host Chris Breen to discuss Apple's new laptops, including the retina display 15" MacBook Pro.

Remains of the Day: Redefinition, please

It's a day of redefinitions. For one thing, "Kodak moment" apparently now refers to taking someone to court; the MacBook Pro with Retina display has redefined how thin you can make an LCD, and Apple may be loosely redefining the word "everything."

Remains of the Day: Super, man

Another iAd executive has been spotted leaving Apple, a tip shows you how to get the very most out of your Retina MacBook Pro, and iOS 6 could put podcasting front and center.

Lab Tests: Apple boosts performance in new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros

Macworld Lab's results for these new systems are in. To see the differences in performance, the Macworld Lab turned once again to its all-around system performance benchmarking suite.

Lab Tests: Processor, graphics boosts improve MacBook Air performance

Macworld Lab has gotten a hold of all four updated MacBook Air models. Our tests find that they outperform their predecessors on the strength of new Intel processors and faster integrated graphics.

Remains of the Day: All in the game

The iPad trademark is still anybody's game in China, rumors say a 13-inch Retina display is afoot, and Google Maps and Apple's new maps go head to, well, foot.

Macworld Pundit Showdown at WWDC

Jim Dalrymple, Christopher Breen, John Moltz, and Paul Kafasis weigh in on WWDC announcements, Apple news, and other tech happenings in the later edition of the Macworld Pundit showdown.

Answers to your Retina MacBook Pro questions

Macworld senior editor Roman Loyola spent some time with the Retina MacBook Pro, and answered some of the more common questions from readers.

Apple expands Back to School promotion to include iPad purchases

In past years, new and returning college students were eligible for rewards from Apple when they bought a Mac before heading back to school. This year, Apple is expanding the program to students who buy a third-generation iPad before September 21.

Remains of the Day: Bring out yer dead

The new MacBook Air gets torn down (and not built up again), Thunderbolt is striking some machines with lightning, and the machine will no longer go Ping.

Apple discontinues 17-inch MacBook Pro

The 17-inch MacBook Pro is no more, but customers can still pick one up while supplies last.

MacBook Air price cuts make it tougher on Windows ultrabook makers

Apple's move to cut prices on three of its four MacBook Air models could prove challenging to computer makers looking to cash in on the thin-and-light category with Windows-powered ultrabooks.