San Francisco: Thin is in. Apple Inc. says its newest MacBook Pro laptop computer will be about as thin as its already-slim MacBook Air. It will also have a sharper display, akin to what the iPhone and the iPad now have.
Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, calls it "the most amazing computer we have ever made."
The MacBook Pro, with what Apple calls a "Retina display," comes with a relatively high price tag of $2,199 or $2,799, depending on the configuration. Apple is also introducing cheaper MacBook Pro models with standard screens ($1,199 to $2,199) and an upgrade to its MacBook Air product line ($999 to $1,499).
All models start shipping Monday with the current Mac operating system, Lion. The notebooks are eligible for a free upgrade to Apple's next operating system, Mountain Lion, when it comes out next month....more
09:25 AM, Jun 12, 2012
San Francisco: When Apple kicks off its annual conference for software developers (Worldwide Developer Conference) on Monday, all the power players in the Apple universe will be on hand, save the one that is in many ways driving the agenda: Google. More than ever, the consumer electronics juggernaut finds itself in a pitched battle with the online search giant - in smartphones, cloud computing and the never-ending competition for the...
01:11 PM, Jun 09, 2012