Along with the new 12″ MacBook, Apple updated the 13.3″ MacBook Pro Retina model last week. Unlike the 12″ MacBook, the MacBook Pro models retain all of their ports, including two USB 3.0 ports, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, HDMI and an SD card slot. [Read more…]
Apple has updated its MacBook Pro Retina line with new processors and more memory. The new models received faster versions of Intel Haswell processors and entry-level models had their RAM doubled.
All 13″ models now feature 8GB RAM in the standard configuration, while all 15″ models now start with 16GB RAM. Additionally, the high-end 15″ model is now priced $100 less for the standard configuration at $2499.
The 13″ model can be configured with up to a dual-core 3.0GHz Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz, while the 15″ model can be configured with up to a quad-core 2.8GHz Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 4.0GHz.
Check out all the new models here at B&H Photo.
OWC has a new 480GB SSD drive that serves as an internal hard drive upgrade for the MacBook Pro Retina. The Aura Pro is available as a single replacement drive or with the Envoy Pro kit that features an enclosure with USB 3.0 connectivity for putting the original drive that you’re replacing and using it as an external drive.
Check out the overview video from CES 2013 below.