Dell XPS 15z, quite a tasty MacBook Pro alternative

A super thin, matte-finish aluminum and magnesium body, sleek and clean lines, backlit silicon keyboard. You could be forgiven for thinking about the MacBook when you first set your eyes on Dell Inc.'s

Published on: June 21st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

iPad 2 likely to debut at Apple’s March 2 event

Apple will hold an event next Wednesday, March 2, where it will likely launch the next iPad, analysts said today. Several media outlets, including IDG News Service, the wire service that contributes content

Published on: February 24th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Updated MacPros

It took Apple Inc. all of 10 days to remind the tech world -- still in the thrall of the iPad launch on April 3 -- that it hasn't taken its eye off

Published on: May 2nd, 2010 Ken Mingis

Bug off — Find your bugs yourself, Pwn2Own winner tells Microsoft, Apple

The only researcher to "three-peat" at the Pwn2Own hacking contest said today that security is such a "broken record" that he won't hand over 20 vulnerabilities he's found in Apple's, Adobe's and Microsoft's

Published on: March 29th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Apple’s new 13-inch Mac — Pro performance at an affordable price

If you're looking for the performance of a <a href=""target="blank">MacBook Pro without the Pro price, then you're going to like Apple Inc.'s newly updated MacBook. The MacBook, unveiled with updates to the iMac

Published on: November 17th, 2009 Michael DeAgonia

Apple’s new 27-inch iMac blends beauty and brawn

Apple hasn't had a flagship Macintosh lately; each model has had its area of specialization. The Mac Pros have always been the fastest, but they have a very limited appeal. The MacBooks are

Published on: October 23rd, 2009 Seth Weintraub

MacBook Pro – a great notebook gets even better

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro is faster, runs longer on a charge, doubles the memory capacity, and adds an SD card slot. It also has a gorgeous wide-gamut display and a lower price.

Published on: July 8th, 2009 Tom Yager

Apple $99 iPhone may pulverize Palm Pre, imperil BlackBerry Pearl

On Monday, Apple pulled out all the stops at its 2009 Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), introducing additions and enhancements to its operating system, Mac OS X, the MacBook Pro laptop line, as well

Published on: June 11th, 2009 Al Sacco

MacBook Pro 17

It took Apple Inc. a while to finally get around to updating the 17-in. MacBook Pro, but the wait was more than worth it. Apple started rolling out its carved-from-solid-aluminum laptops a year

Published on: March 10th, 2009 Ken Mingis

Apple’s new MacBook Air – greater speed and storage at a lower price

I really like Apple Inc.'s newly revamped MacBook Air, which got extensive under-the-hood updates last month. And I really, really like the apparent speed boost offered by the larger solid-state drive (SSD) in the Air I've been

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Ken Mingis

MacBook Pro – now with full body armour

Apple has done a complete and meaningful redesign of its top-selling commercial notebook, the MacBook Pro, for durability, serviceability, energy efficiency, and eco-consciousness. A one-piece, rigid, machined aluminum frame (“unibody”) forms the MacBook

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Tom Yager

A day with the new Apple MacBook

So after almost three years with a first generation 2GHz MacBook Pro with 2GB of RAM, I decided to "downgrade" to a new MacBook with 4GB RAM, some notes from the first day...Rationale

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Seth Weintraub

Beauty, brains and brawn – the “unibody” MacBook Pro has them all

The 15-inch MacBook Pro sitting in front of me is largely devoid of the seams common to earlier aluminum MacBook Pros. In fact, the main chassis around which this newest of Apple's laptops

Published on: October 22nd, 2008 Ken Mingis

What’s hot, and what’s not, about the new MacBook and MacBook Pro

The new MacBook and MacBook Pro are here. No, not just "here" in the sense of "publicly acknowledged by Apple and being shipped to arrive in Apple Stores tomorrow." Here in the sense

Published on: October 20th, 2008 Jason Snell