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MacBook Air review: A little faster, a little slower, a little more affordable

The new 2014 MacBook Air offers a small speed increase in processor speed, but it's still a good value. (This review has been updated to include the $1099 11-inch MacBook Air with 256GB of flash storage.)

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Battery Diag review: Monitor your MacBook's battery health with a click

Battery Diag sits in your menu bar and provides easy, one-click access to battery information.

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Lab tested: New 2014 MacBook Air benchmarks

Macworld Lab has the new MacBook Air that Apple released last Tuesday. While we saw an improvement in most of our tests, our storage-based test results made us take notice.

2014 Macbook Air Rapid Review

2014 Macbook Air rapid review

Developer spotlight: Ergotron talks standing desks

Find out what workstations Ergotron has developed for Mac users.

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: A tale of two laptops

Apple offers two standard configurations of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and the benchmarks tell very difference stories for each one.

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (Late 2013 review): A tale of two laptops

Apple offers two standard configurations of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display. And they couldn't be more different.

2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: Thinner, lighter, and faster never hurts

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

13-inch MacBook Pros (Late 2013) review: Thinner, lighter, faster

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

Lab Tested: CTO 11-inch MacBook Air an impressive performer

The CTO 11-inch MacBook Air performs better than a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and it's much smaller and lighter.

Review: Latest Intel chip boosts speed and endurance in new MacBook Air

Apple new ultraportable laptop sports a few under-the-hood changes that make it even better than before.

MacBook Air Preview

Macworld Lab takes a preliminary look at Apple's new Haswell-based MacBook Air laptops.

Mac Gems: Eye-Friendly is a handy resolution switcher for Retina MacBooks

Eye-Friendly's keyboard shortcuts and multiple-display support make it a nice resolution switcher for Retina MacBooks.

Review: Google Chromebook Pixel is an expensive curiosity

As an idea sprung from Google’s view of the future of technology, the Chromebook Pixel is intriguing, even intoxicating. But it’s hard to fathom how it works as a real-world product.

Review: Upgrades make Retina MacBook Pro a better bargain

The reduced cost for the 13-inch models and faster performance for the 15-inch models make these thin, light, and fast laptops a better deal than ever.

Rapid Review: 13 Macbook Pro with Retina Display [HQ]

A 60 second look at the 13" Macbook Pro with Retina Display. The 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro sports a display with a resolution of 2560 by 1600 pixels, a huge 4-times increase over the 1280 by 800 resolution on the 13-inch MacBook Pro released in June. The 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro display has a total of 4,096,000 pixels, which Apple says is nearly twice the number of pixels in a HDTV.

Review: 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro offers optimal choice for lightweight laptop users

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro strikes the right balance between size and weight

Lab Tested: 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro benefits from flash storage

Macworld Lab has benchmark results on the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.

Review: On-Lap 1302 a portable second display for laptops

Though the On-Lap 1302 display itself is rather ho-hum, you can have a two display setup wherever you go, even if you’re working out of your local library or coffee shop.