Quick Note: Apple Announces 13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display
October 23, 2012 1:22 PM
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Apple brings a retina display to the 13" MacBook Pro
Apple announced its
15" MacBook Pro with Retina display back in June
. Now, it’s brought “Retina Fever” to the 13” MacBook Pro.
The new 13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display is only .75" thin and weighs only 3.57 pounds, one pound lighter than the previous version. As expected, the display now has a resolution of 2560x1600, features 29% higher contrast ratio, a 75% reduction in glare, 178 degree viewing angle, and brightness of 300 nits.
The new 13' MacBook Pro with Retina Display keeps the same design aesthetic as the previous version, and includes USB 3.0 ports, FaceTime HD, backlit keyboard, and of course, Thunderbolt. In order to achieve the weight targets and thin frame, Apple ditched the internal optical drive.
The new 13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display comes with dual-core Intel i5 or i7 processors, 8GB standard RAM, and up to a 768GB SSD. Battery life is rated at “up to” 7 hours.
The 2.5GHz Core i5 version with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of flash storage starts at $1,699 and is available today.
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RE: I don't know man...
10/23/2012 5:17:38 PM
A troll by definition makes intentionally inflammatory posts in order to provoke a response. It isn't when someone posts something that you disagree with.
My post isn't intentionally inflammatory, it is just a simple fact that optical media is currently where floppy media was 12 years ago. It is bulky, slow, and pointless given the availability of superior technology like flash storage, cloud sharing, portable external hard drives, and downloads for all games and applications. Even my operating systems are downloaded, and Microsoft is incentivizing people to download ISOs of Windows 8 for their installations instead of buying hard copies.
I didn't post with the intent to troll, but I can't help it if presenting reality sets you off. Then again, there are weirdos on forums who refuse to buy games on Steam because "a hard copy means you actually own the game".
The rest of us moved on ages ago.
RE: I don't know man...
10/24/2012 8:10:12 AM
In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as a forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion. The noun troll may refer to the provocative message itself, as in: "That was an excellent troll you posted."
You....Tony...Tester...and a few others...
RE: I don't know man...
10/25/2012 3:54:37 AM
Except that my posts are based around hard facts and logical conclusions. I can't help it if reality makes you mad.
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