Don't-Miss MacBook Stories

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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.

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Will your new MacBook crash to the ground without MagSafe? (Yes.)

In which Glenn Fleishman talks to physics experts and does a lot of math to calculate if tripping over your MacBook's USB-C charging cable will knock it off the desk. Spoiler: Don't trip over your MacBook cable.

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Podcast: Hands-on impressions of the Apple Watch and new MacBook

Glenn and Susie have a lot to talk about, from the shiny new single-port MacBook to Susie's experience with the Apple Watch.

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6 things to know about the USB-C port in the new MacBook

The new USB 3.1 port in the 12-inch MacBook is backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

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5 everyday technologies Apple killed in the 12-inch MacBook

Apple's quest for ultra-thin simplicity in the new 12-inch MacBook has left a lot of technology in a shallow grave, replaced by a single Type-C port.

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12-inch MacBook hands-on: Great keyboard and trackpad, but only one port

OK, there are two ports—if you count the headphone jack. But the new 12-inch MacBook didn't get so thin and light without making tradeoffs.

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Have we reached peak smartphone?

The revolution started by the iPhone has lost momentum. Michael Simon looks ahead to the next frontier.

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Which wireless carrier is best for you? Verizon, probably, but check for yourself

RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live.

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With employee help, ID theft ring allegedly stole $700,000 in Apple gift cards

Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.

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Three cheers for the delightfully personal PowerBook 1400

Before Jony Ive made the scene, Apple let just about anyone design a Mac. Even the customers.

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Apple’s next MacBook could be a 12-inch MacBook Air

Early reports show a redesigned profile, slimmer body, and new USB Type-C port for the MacBook Air, along with a new display size.