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Mid-2014 13- and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models get unboxed and power through SSD tests

Mid-2014 13- and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models get unboxed and power through SSD tests

On July 29, Apple officially introduced refreshes to the 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, with slight tweaks under the hood for the new models. Now that they’re available, Other World Computing thought it would be the right thing to do to get them unboxed, test their SSDs, and maybe even show off the internal layout.

Apple launches new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Faster Haswell processors and more RAM

Apple launches new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Faster Haswell processors and more RAM

As expected, Apple has just launched updated 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with faster versions of Intel’s fourth-generation Haswell processors, and increased the RAM to 8GB for the 13-inch models and 16GB for the 15-inch models.

Here’s a look at the new MacBook Pros:

OS X Yosemite Public Beta is now Available for Download

OS X Yosemite Public Beta is now Available for Download

As expected, OS X Yosemite public beta is now available for download.

The public beta is available to the first million users who have signed up for OS X Beta program.

Intel’s Broadwell chips for Macs delayed until early-to-mid 2015

Intel’s Broadwell chips for Macs delayed until early-to-mid 2015

Intel has previously said that its next-generation lineup of 14-nanometer Broadwell chips, expected to be used in future models of the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Retina display and iMac, would be ready by the holiday season. According to a new Chinese report out this morning, however, the processors could be pushed back until early-to-mid 2015 because of multiple delays. 

How Mac app icons might look in OS X Yosemite

How Mac app icons might look in OS X Yosemite

Apple unveiled OS X Yosemite last month with an all-new design, continuing the trend of flat design the company started with iOS 7. We’ve seen a radical shift in icon design from iOS 6 to iOS 7, and we’ll likely see a similar shift when developers start updating their Mac apps for OS X Yosemite.

iMovie for Mac updated to version 10.0.4, offers stability improvements

iMovie for Mac updated to version 10.0.4, offers stability improvements

Apple’s been busy today. In the waning hours of the day, another Apple product has been given the official update to a new version, but the update list isn’t all that long this time around.

Tweetbot for Mac updated, now features multiple image uploads and more

Tweetbot for Mac updated, now features multiple image uploads and more

The popular Twitter client for Mac, which is based off the app for iOS, Tweetbot for Mac, has officially been updated to offer plenty of new features, many of which have been commonly asked for by users.

OS X 10.9.4 finally fixes annoying bug that prevented Macs from connecting to known Wi-Fi Networks and more

OS X 10.9.4 finally fixes annoying bug that prevented Macs from connecting to known Wi-Fi Networks and more

Alongside iOS 7.1.2, Apple also released an update to OS X Mavericks this morning. The OS X Update 10.9.4 brings a number of bug fixes and stability improvements as well as Safari 7.0.5.

Apple stops development of Aperture and iPhoto, to replace them with Photos for OS X

Apple stops development of Aperture and iPhoto, to replace them with Photos for OS X

Apple today said that it is stopping the development of Aperture for OS X, its photo editing and management app targeted at pro users. Photos for OS X, briefly previewed at WWDC, will replace Aperture next year.

Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Build 13E25 seeded to developers

Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Build 13E25 seeded to developers

It has only been five days since Apple seeded the last Beta build of Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.4, but that hasn’t stopped the company from releasing another build to developers.