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Apple now replaces MacBook batteries that retain less than 80% capacity under AppleCare

Apple now replaces MacBook batteries that retain less than 80% capacity under AppleCare

Apple has updated its AppleCare terms for the MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro to include battery replacements for devices that retain less than 80 percent of their original capacity. The change comes just a few days after AppleCare+ was updated to cover Apple Watch and iOS devices that retain less than 80 percent of their original charge.

Apple seeds first OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers

Apple seeds first OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers

Apple has seeded the first beta version of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to registered developers of its Developer Program.

Apple unveiled OS X during today’s WWDC 2015 Keynote address. With El Capitan, Apple hopes to refine the experience with simple and smarter ways to do things and improve performance by making under the hood tweaks.

IBM will allow employees to choose a Mac for the first time

IBM will allow employees to choose a Mac for the first time

IBM has announced plans to provide around 50,000 employees with a Mac by the end of 2015, making it the world’s biggest Mac-supporting company. 15,000 employees are already using Macs they have purchased themselves, but IBM will be deploying them under its new scheme.

Apple’s newest 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro supports Dell’s 5K display

Apple’s newest 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro supports Dell’s 5K display

Resolution has always been important, but now that displays with titles like “5K” are out in the wild, machines that support the vast number of pixels are just as necessary.

I switched back to the MacBook Air from the 12-inch MacBook

I switched back to the MacBook Air from the 12-inch MacBook

I’ve gone back and forth between wanting a MacBook Pro and wanting a MacBook Air. The similarities between the 13-inch in both models are pretty great, and even if the Air is positioned as the ultraportable of the two, the MacBook Pro is still plenty portable in its own right. But I’ve always ended up with the MacBook Air more often than not. A few brief stints here and there with the Pro, but, just like right now, the Air is where I usually end up.

Apple launches updated 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch and a cheaper $1,999 Retina iMac

Apple launches updated 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch and a cheaper $1,999 Retina iMac

As a report from yesterday had predicted, Apple has released an updated version of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro and a cheaper 27-inch Retina iMac.

Rumor: Apple to launch new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch, 27-inch iMac on Wednesday

Rumor: Apple to launch new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch, 27-inch iMac on Wednesday

Apple is gearing up to refresh its 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch (non 5K) iMac on Wednesday, according to a new report, which cites “reliable sources.” The upgrades are expected to bring Force Touch for the MacBook Pro, as well as processor upgrades with Intel’s latest graphics technology.

12-inch MacBook to be available in Apple Stores from the end of May

12-inch MacBook to be available in Apple Stores from the end of May

Apple has said in an internal memo sent to its retail employees that the 12-inch MacBook will be available for purchase in all its retail stores across the world from May 25th.

The new MacBook impressed me, but that might not be enough

The new MacBook impressed me, but that might not be enough

Despite the fact that the new 12-inch MacBook is a device that’s missing ports and could probably use some more battery life, it’s a portable that Apple can’t seem to make enough of.

Build-to-order MacBook now shipping out to customers

Build-to-order MacBook now shipping out to customers

Earlier today, Apple started sending out emails informing customers that their build-to-order 1.3GHz MacBook has been shipped from its factories.