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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.

Chinese watchdog group takes aim at Apple's repair policies

Apple's repair policies have come under fire in China from a government funded consumer watchdog group, which has criticized the company for using refurbished parts to fix products.

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."

Microsoft could be alienating hardware partners with new tablets

Microsoft's Surface tablet is a measured gamble to enter the cutthroat tablet business, but the company could be alienating longtime hardware partners that are also expected to announce Windows 8 devices starting later this year.

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.

Rare working Apple 1 computer sells for record $374,500

A 36-year-old Apple-1 personal computer -- one of just six thought to be in working condition -- sold for a record $374,500 at a New York auction Friday.

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.

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.

AT&T works on expanding Toggle BYOD service to PCs, Macs

On Wednesday, AT&T said it was bringing Toggle, its service that lets Bring Your Own Device users put their work-related data usage on a separate account, to iOS. Now the carrier says it's working to expand Toggle to Macs and PCs as well.

Remains of the Day: Secret agency

Apple's Phil Schiller says the company isn't ready to take the mobile payment plunge, even as Apple gets nailed for making available consumers' personal information. And how does Apple keeps things secret? By not telling anyone.

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.

Developers: Retina-optimized Mac apps will take time

While Apple is already updating its own apps for Retina display, officials with third-party developers Adobe and Autodesk on Tuesday said they’ll need time to ship Retina-optimized apps to the public. Their Photoshop and AutoCAD applications, respectively, were shown in Retina form during Apple's keynote at WWDC on Monday.