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Apple boosts performance, lowers prices on MacBook Pro with Retina display

Apple on Wednesday announced that it's dropping the starting prices on the MacBook Pro with Retina display and the MacBook Air, while also giving some of those Retina pros a speed boost.

The Macalope Weekly: Just asking

Hey, it never hurts to ask, right?

Firmware updates address MacBook battery issues

Apple on Wednesday unveiled three firmware updates designed to address issues with older batteries in its MacBook line of laptop computers.

The Macalope Weekly: Unreasonable expectations

Apple disappointed Wall Street? Again?!

The Week in Mac Accessories: Shellin' out

This week's list of new Mac accessories includes protection for your laptop, as well as the latest in Thunderbolt and Lightning.

Predictions: What Apple will release in 2013

Macworld's Dan Moren and Lex Friedman prognosticate about the products they think Apple will likely release this year.

Review: Gumdrop's DropSleeve provides durable protection for MacBooks

The DropSleeve won’t save your laptop from a crushing weight, but the EVA material and design, along with rubber interior bumpers, offer a good amount of shock and scratch protection in a minimal sleeve design.

Drexel University's MacBook vending machine lets you keep your laptop at home

What if you could borrow a laptop to use for just one class? A new vending machine at Drexel University could let you do just that.

The Macalope Daily: Triumph

Ultrabooks rule the world! Sort of. OK, not at all.

DVD-less Snow Leopard installation on older Mac

You're faced with an older Mac with a broken media drive, now DVD drive of your own, and only a disk image of the Snow Leopard installer. How do you proceed? Chris Breen shows the way.