With the arrival of Intel’s Core M Broadwell
-running devices, we’re seeing some ridiculously light and thin notebooks that make the MacBook Air feel downright beefy. A couple months after Samsung showed off its Core M Ultrabook, the Ativ Book 9
, Apple revealed its own "new MacBook
." Let’s compare their features and specs.
Most of us thought a MacBook Air with Retina Display would have arrived long before 2015, but that's how long Apple took getting this bad boy ready. How does Apple's new MacBook
("Air" and "Retina" in everything but name) stack up next to the Surface Pro 3
? Let's compare their features and specs.
A MacBook Air redesign has been a long time coming, but today Apple delivered. No longer "Air," the new notebook is simply called "the new MacBook," and it looks like a big step forward for the product line.
Can a tablet replace a laptop? Or, more specifically, can an iPad Air 2
replace a MacBook Air
? The answer, of course, will depend on what you're looking for ... but perhaps comparing their features and specs could be a start.
After Apple refreshed
its MacBook Pro with Retina Display lineup last week, perhaps you're wondering how the new models compare to Apple's other flagship notebook, the MacBook Air? Let's put the two side-by-side to compare their features and specs.
Do you ever look at all of those Windows 2-in-1s and wish you could only have one that runs Apple software? Well, the creative folks at Modbook are at it again, this time taking the guts of the newest Retina MacBook Pro
and turning it into something akin to a giant OS X-running Surface
Apple today pushed out a refresh of its MacBook Pro with Retina display
lineup, giving both the 13- and 15-inch models a little more horsepower under the hood. Additionally, Apple has dropped the price of the top-of-the-line 15-in version of its high-resolution notebook, perhaps making that high-end upgrade a little easier to justify.
can make for great notebook PCs, but their speedy solid-state drives don't give you much storage bang for your buck. So why not do something with that SD card slot, and give yourself some extra semi-permanent storage? That's the thinking behind Transcend's JetDrive Lite
. Read on, for Gizmag's quick look.
If you're shopping for a new MacBook, do you go for light and thin with a mediocre display resolution – like you'd get from a MacBook Air
? Or do you spend more for a thicker laptop with an amazing display, a la the Retina MacBook Pro? Let's revisit the 13-in MacBook Pro with Retina Display, and see if we can lend a hand.