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Apple Posts Retina MacBook Pro Display FAQ On Its Website

Posted on 27/06/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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If you’re thinking about buying or have already bought a new Retina MacBook Pro, you might have some unanswered questions regarding the display. To solve that problem, Apple has updated the support section of its site with a thorough FAQ.


New Security Feature Added to Mountain Lion Preview

Posted on 26/06/2012 by Chris Hauk


Apple released an update to the OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Preview 4 yesterday afternoon. The system will now do daily checks for security updates and will install them automatically or upon restarting your Mac.


Retina MacBook Pro Runs Cool And Silent

Posted on 25/06/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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One thing Apple put quite a lot of emphasis on in their keynote unveiling the Retina MacBook Pro was the asymmetric fan, which supposedly runs much more silently than the traditional fan and also moves more air. Japanese site IT Media decided to put this to the test with a thermal camera costing nearly $25,000, and got some pretty impressive results.


More Drobo Goodness – The Drobo Mini

Posted on 22/06/2012 by Chris Hauk


It seems I got so enamored by the Drobo 5D yesterday, that I neglected to mention another model Drobo will soon be unleashing on the world. In my only defense, this is a tiny device, you might even call it mini. It’s the Drobo Mini, and it will use up to 4 laptop sized hard drives to keep your data safe on the go.


Do You Dare? – Run the Retina MacBook Pro at Full 2880×1800 Resolution

Posted on 22/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

Retina MacBook Air

Apple’s new Retina Display MacBook Pro has a display that measures a whopping 2880×1800 pixels, but the default display options don’t allow users to use the full capabilities. But, if you have really sharp vision, and want to use your screen to it’s full capabilities, there are ways to do so.


Tapbots Designer Shows Off Tweetbot for Mac Screenshot

Posted on 21/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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It’s no secret that Tweetbot studio Tapbots is working on Tweetbot for Mac, and has been for some time. Today’s first look of the client has been provided by a Tweet from its designer Mark Jardine on Twitter.


Drobo Announces 5D, Utilizes Thunderbolt, USB 3, and SSD Drives

Posted on 21/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


We’ll admit it, we love us some Drobo here at MacTrast! Now Drobo has given us more to love, with the announcement of the impending release of the Drobo 5D. With Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity, using solid state drives (SSDs), Drobo claims the 5D is the highest-performing personal storage array on the planet.


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