Apple Announces New MacBook Pros; USB 3.0, Retina Display & SSD Drives in Tow


Next Gen MacBook Pro

Apple has updated its MacBook Pro lineup with new 13-inch and 15-inch models that essentially refresh the pre-existing models while dropping the 17-inch model from the product line.  Additionally, Apple introduced a brand-new 15-inch MacBook Pro model that loses the disc drive, as well as the ethernet port and FireWire 800 port, in favor of a slimmer and lighter overall design. [Read more…]


Mac Pro Refresh Due Next Week w/ Thunderbolt & USB 3.0

Mac Pro

Mac users have been waiting nearly two years for a refresh of the Mac Pro.  Many have speculated over the last several months that Apple had quietly decided to axe the Mac Pro line altogether.

Recent leaks of product numbers and specifications all but confirm that Apple will, in fact, unveil a refreshed Mac Pro lineup next week at WWDC.

The new Mac Pros are rumored to feature 8-core Xeon E5 CPUs, Thunderbolt & USB 3.0.  According to Apple Insider, the new Mac Pros are also rumored to “feature 1600MHz memory with 8 channels, SATA III/SAS 6-gigabyte-per-second drive connectivity, and PCI-Express 3 native support for video cards.”

I’ll have more info next week when/if the new Mac Pros are officially unveiled.

Apple Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.13

Apple Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.13

Apple has a released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.13, which adds RAW file support to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11 for the following cameras:

Download the update from Apple’s website.