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Pedal to the Metal: Inside Apple's new graphics technology

Metal may have had one of the most eye-catching demos at WWDC, but Guy English explains exactly what the new graphics system means for users.

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What is Crystalwell?

The Haswell processors in the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro have a feature called Crystalwell. It's a part of the integrated graphics subsystem that can have a positive effect on performance.

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Review: Add two displays to your Mac with the DualHead2Go ME

This device lets you attach to DVI displays to a Mac with Thunderbolt or DisplayPort video.

Which to choose: iMac or Mac Pro?

You're in a graphics design studio and face a difficult choice--buy a new iMac or Mac Pro. While both are quite capable, it may boil down to one thing--the display.

Remains of the Day: If you don't have anything nice to say

Apple's policies on employees’ behavior online have been revealed and they're...well...pretty reasonable, actually. Elsewhere, the Grand Central Apple Store prepares to pull out of (into?) the station, and might the Mac Pro finally see an update?

Apple issues updates for Boot Camp, iMac graphics firmware

Apple on Wednesday released updates to fix issues in Lion with Boot Camp and with certain iMacs' graphics cards.

Under the Gavel: Contains graphic content

Our round-up of legal wrangling in the tech industry returns, with a look at two Apple-related patent cases and an impassioned plea against another big merger.

Mac of the future: the graphics

The chips that will run the graphics in future Macs will do a lot more than run the graphics: Increasingly, they'll take care of general computing tasks, too. And they'll be getting way, way more powerful, too.

Lab report: Mac vs. Windows graphics performance

The Mac has come a long way as a gaming system, so it's a good time to explore the graphics performance differences between Mac and Windows, with so many games now common across both platforms.

Some MacBook Airs exhibiting screen issues

Over the last few days, news has been circulating about a video issue affecting the new 11-inch MacBook Air and one Macworld editor has experienced the problem first-hand.