The MacBook Air may have gotten first dibs on the 4th-generation Haswell Intel® Core™ processors back in June, but Apple hasn’t forgotten about the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Both the 13.3” and 15.4” models received updates on October 22 and are ready to take your Mac experience to the next level.
You may have heard the term Ultrabook™ tossed around like a ship in a storm. Everybody wants to sell you their Ultrabook—but what is the difference between an Ultrabook and a regular notebook or laptop computer? You’ve come to the right place for a complete breakdown on what an Ultrabook is, and what to look for when buying one.
Teaching notebook computers the art of yoga seems to be catching on, as the Dell is making a valiant attempt to master that art form with the XPS 11. This aesthetically pleasing laptop is expected to come equipped with an 11.6” high definition IPS multi-touch display supporting resolutions up to 2560 x 1440.
The G-DOCK ev® with Thunderbolt is a robust, hot-swappable dual-bay storage system designed with the flexibility to accommodate unique workflows. The G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt is the hub of the system, which ships with two removable 1TB G-DRIVE ev hard drives.
Whether it’s Gray Thursday, Black Friday, Cyber Monday or Begrudgingly-Back-to-Regular-Retail-Prices Tuesday, purchasing a computer can be quite daunting. Chances are, the notebook and desktop computers on sale are prebuilt and have limited flexibility when it comes to specs.
If there’s one thing you should know about Thunderbolt connectivity, it’s this: Thunderbolt transfers data fast. Very fast. 10Gbps fast. Twice that of USB 3.0’s 5Gbps speed. If you’re looking for an external hard drive that can transfer data at those speeds via dual Thunderbolt ports, includes RAID support and provides up to 2TB of storage space, the Western Digital 2TB My Book VelociRaptor Duo Thunderbolt Desktop Hard Drive delivers.
Avid has released new hardware bundles that include the new Pro Tools|HD Native Thunderbolt interface, a small box that provides a high quality headphone amplifier and Thunderbolt connectivity for external HD Native hardware. The new systems enable you to create complex audio productions using Thunderbolt-equipped laptop and desktop computers, without requiring the use of PCIe card slots.
Johnny Ive, Senior Vice President of Industrial Design at Apple, describes the new MacBook Pro with Retina display as “…the very best computer we’ve ever built.” Offering new levels of capability in terms of image resolution and the ability to connect bandwidth-hungry peripherals, it’s an ideal portable computer for photography and video production.
When someone says that they’re going to buy an ultra-slim, ultraportable notebook computer with a Thunderbolt port, people might automatically think of a notebook computer made by a company with a different name. Well, that notion is no longer valid.