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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: June 12, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: June 12, 2012

This morning you're going to feel the aftershocks of the Apple event that took place yesterday, so you might want to get up to speed with our giant WWDC 2012 Keynote Round-Up. Next head down the rabbit hole with the waves that will continue to move on in now that Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference's first big bang has subsided. Start with Mophie Juice Pack and move on directly to the Satechi WRT-A remote for your Canon 5D.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: June 11, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: June 11, 2012

Happy Monday, everyone. We just wrapped up the video game bonanza last week that was E3, and now it's time for yet another major convention - Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. We'll get right down to it - Apple WWDC 2012 keynote video available now. Among the major announcements today - iTunes updated to 10.6.3 with iOD 6 compatibility. There were some stories that didn't fall into Apple's wheelhouse today, like - Diablo III down-time portends real money Auction House launch.

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MacBook Pro 2012 15-inch with Retina Display Hands-on

MacBook Pro 2012 15-inch with Retina Display Hands-on

Apple may have had a jam-packed WWDC 2012 keynote, but the star of the show was undoubtedly the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Kept behind glass in its first public showing, that didn't stop us digging up a review unit of our own for some playtime. We've been waiting a long time for a significant reworking of the Pro range, and this new model is more than just a pixel-packed screen.

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Apple WWDC 2012 Keynote Round-Up

Apple WWDC 2012 Keynote Round-Up

Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference 2012 has started off with a bang with no less than a brand new MacBook Pro 2012 line with Retina display, iOS 6, and several secret updates to hardware now live in the Apple Store online. This event has released a whole wave of updates in the Apple universe and to help you keep them all straight, we've got a guide which lies here below. This guide will show you what you'll be getting on your current-wave hardware for software upgrades and will also inform you on what it will mean to upgrade to the newest hardware this summer!

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Apple drops the 17-inch MacBook Pro

Apple drops the 17-inch MacBook Pro

Well that was fast. Just as we expected after Apple announced their new MacBook Pro refresh earlier today we can already confirm the 17-inch model has been axed. We've been hearing rumors regarding this move for weeks but today it has disappeared from Apple's online store. It was too big and heavy to carry around anyways right?

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Next-Gen MacBook Pro with Retina eyes-on [Video]

Next-Gen MacBook Pro with Retina eyes-on [Video]

Apple's new next-gen MacBook Pro with Retina Display was the star of WWDC 2012 this morning, and we couldn't want to check out the 2880 x 1800 15.4-inch screen for ourselves. Right now, that's all we can do: Apple has its new MacBook Pro under glass for the moment, meaning we'll have to wait a little while longer before we can go fully hands-on. But one thing's for sure: this is a super-slick notebook. Update: Video after the cut!

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MacBook Pro 2012 with Retina display priced and released

MacBook Pro 2012 with Retina display priced and released

This week the new MacBook Pro with Retina display was revealed by Apple and Phil Schiller stepped on stage at WWDC to let us know that not only would it be coming with next-level specifications galore, it would be shipping today. This set of notebooks will cost you $2199, will have 7 hours of battery life, will weigh in at just 4.46 lbs, and will rock out with 2.3GHz quad-core 3rd Generation Intel Core Ivy Brige i7 processors. This device has a 15.4-inch Retina display to start and it's in the Apple store immediately if not soon.

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New MacBook Pro shown running Diablo III

New MacBook Pro shown running Diablo III

Apple has just outed their all new MacBook Pro line, and wow does it sound impressive. Along with many new improvements we were expecting, we also have powerful new NVIDIA GT650M graphics for tons of gaming prowess. While showing off their graphics and new Retina-level MacBook Pro we got a glimpse of a few apps on-screen, one of which was the popular Diablo III.

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Apple reveals slimmer MagSafe 2 connector

Apple reveals slimmer MagSafe 2 connector

A whole bunch of exciting new developments are coming from Apple's WWDC 2012 event right now, most notably its MacBook Pro refresh. The company's flagship notebook is getting fully revamped with a slimmer body of only 0.7-inches thin. And in order to fit everything on there, you can expect other items to be slimmed down as well, including the MagSafe connector.

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Apple unveils next-gen MacBook Pro: Retina display from $2,199

Apple unveils next-gen MacBook Pro: Retina display from $2,199

In addition to the refreshed MacBook Airs, Apple has also unveiled the next-generation of the MacBook Pro. It’s a 15.4-inch model with a Retina display, with a resolution of 2880 x 1800 and a pixel density of 220PPI. In addition, it’s thinner and lighter than the current MacBook Pros, coming in a 0.71-inches thick and weighing 4.46 pounds. Apple say it’s 25% thinner than the current MacBook Pros, and almost as thin as the MacBook Air.

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Apple confirms MacBook refresh – still have optical drives

Apple confirms MacBook refresh – still have optical drives

Apple's annual WWDC event has finally started this morning and we are ready for plenty of exciting news, and I'm sure we aren't alone here either. Right off the bat Apple's Phil Schiller has jumped straight into the Macbook Pro lineup. Confirming they have plenty of new stuff to show everyone.

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WWDC 2012 Tim Cook keynote: We’re in!

WWDC 2012 Tim Cook keynote: We’re in!

This week Apple's biggest developer event of the year kicks off with the keynote we've literally just entered: Tim Cook is set to take the stage in just a few minutes and will be bringing you the whole set of announcements live and in-person. Here at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, we're set up to bring you not only our one and only live event feed but entries all day into our [WWDC 2012 portal] for Apple news galore! We'll likely be seeing all sorts of new MacBook Pro notebooks, a brand new version of Apple's mobile operating system iOS 6, and an upgrade to several systems including the Mac Pro!

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