Apple Introduces 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch Trackpad & New $1,999/£1,599 iMac with Retina 5K Display 

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Apple today updated the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display with the new Force Touch trackpad, faster flash storage, longer battery life and faster discrete graphics, delivering even more performance and capabilities to the MacBook Pro line. Apple also today introduced a new $1,999/£1,599 configuration of the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display featuring a breathtaking 14.7 million pixel display, quad-core processors and AMD graphics, and lowered the price of the top-end iMac with Retina 5K display to $1,999/£1,849.

“The response to the new MacBook and updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has been amazing, and today we are thrilled to bring the new Force Touch trackpad, faster flash storage and longer battery life to the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Customers love the groundbreaking iMac with Retina 5K display, and now with a new lower starting price, even more people can experience the best desktop we’ve ever made.”

 

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Apple Updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display & MacBook Air

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Apple today updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display with the all-new Force Touch trackpad, fifth generation Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Graphics 6100, two times faster flash and longer battery life, bringing even more performance and capabilities to our pro customers.* Apple also today updated the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air with fifth generation Intel Core processors, Intel HD Graphics 6000, and Thunderbolt 2, and added up to two times faster flash to the 13-inch MacBook Air, making the perfect everyday notebooks even better.

“Today the popular 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, 11-inch MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Air all received significant upgrades,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “The 13-inch MacBook Pro has been updated with the latest processors, more powerful graphics, faster flash, longer battery life and the all-new Force Touch trackpad. We’re also bringing the latest processors and graphics, and faster Thunderbolt 2 to the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air, as well as up to two times faster flash to the 13-inch MacBook Air.”

The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display features the all-new Force Touch trackpad that brings a new dimension of interactivity to the Mac. The new trackpad features built-in force sensors that allow you to click anywhere and haptic feedback that provides a responsive and uniform feel. You can even customise the feel of the trackpad by changing the amount of pressure needed to register each click. The Force Touch trackpad also enables a new gesture called Force Click, a click followed by a deeper press, for tasks like pulling up the definition of a word, quickly seeing a map or glancing at a preview of a file.

The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display also features fifth generation Intel Core processors up to 3.1 GHz, with Turbo Boost Speeds up to 3.4 GHz, faster integrated Intel Iris Graphics 6100, and flash storage that is up to two times faster, with throughput up to 1.6GBps.* In addition, the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now delivers up to 10 hours of battery life and up to 12 hours of iTunes movie playback.**

The updated 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air now feature fifth generation Intel Core processors up to 2.2 GHz, with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.2 GHz, integrated Intel HD Graphics 6000, and Thunderbolt 2, delivering up to 20Gbps, twice the bandwidth of the previous generation. The 13-inch MacBook Air also features faster flash storage that is up to two times faster than the previous generation.***

Every new Mac comes with OS X Yosemite, a powerful new version of OS X, redesigned and refined with a fresh, modern look, powerful new apps and amazing Continuity features that make working across your Mac and iOS devices more fluid than ever.

iMovie, GarageBand, iPhoto, and Pages, Numbers and Keynote come free with every new Mac. iMovie lets you easily create beautiful movies, you can use GarageBand to make new music or learn to play piano or guitar and you can edit and share your best shots with iPhoto. Pages, Numbers and Keynote, make it easy to create, edit and share stunning documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud let you create a document on iPhone or iPad, edit it on your Mac and collaborate with friends, even if they are on a PC. The new Photos for OS X app keeps your growing photo and video collection automatically organised and easy to navigate and will be included in an OS X Yosemite update this spring.

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Black Friday Deals At The Apple Store

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Black Friday deals are in full swing at the Apple store but as always, they’re nothing to really shout about and won’t change your life but a saving is a saving nonetheless. We’ve listed some of the deals below take a look…   iPad (4th Generation)   If you’ve been wanting to pick up the … Read moreBlack Friday Deals At The Apple Store

Massive Sales At Best Buy UK Today On Apple Gear – Don’t Miss These Deals

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There are some great bargains to be had at Best Buy UK today, the stores have been closed all weekend as the staff have been preparing for their closing down sale. Look at some of the bargains that we have found, but hurry we’re sure they are all in limited supply. iPad 2 Smart Cover … Read moreMassive Sales At Best Buy UK Today On Apple Gear – Don’t Miss These Deals

The All New iMacs – Find Out What’s Inside ’em Here

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As we mentioned earlier when the Apple store had gone down the all new iMacs are now here and ready to purchase. They look the same from the outside but inside things really look good. With the latest Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 processors from Intel, the new high-speed Thunderbolt I/O interface developed … Read moreThe All New iMacs – Find Out What’s Inside ’em Here

MacBook Pro 480GB SSD Upgrade

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MyService has announced a new 512GB (480GB usable) Solid State Drive upgrade for the MacBook and MacBook Pro. These new drives by OWC are the largest laptop SSD drives available. MyService has these drives and the complete line of OWC Mercury Pro SSD drives ranging from 120GB to 480GB in stock. Made from flash memory … Read moreMacBook Pro 480GB SSD Upgrade

The New Apple MacBook Pro’s – In All Their Glory

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Apple’s new high-end 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature the latest quad-core Sandy Bridge Core i7 processors from Intel, as well as AMD Radeon HD graphics and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port. The Sandy Bridge processors on both the new 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro feature integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384MB of DDR3SDRAM … Read moreThe New Apple MacBook Pro’s – In All Their Glory

Apple Store Is Down – Here Are The New MacBook Pro’s

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Not surprisingly and not unexpectedly the Apple online store is down, while being ‘updated’. We know this means the new MaBook Pro’s are imminent and we can’t wait to see what’s in store. Keep checking back and we’ll let you know as soon as we know. Update Number 3 – here they are in all … Read moreApple Store Is Down – Here Are The New MacBook Pro’s

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