6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

Always On: New MacBook Pro Unboxed at Always On

About Video Transcript

Always On: New MacBook Pro Unboxed at Always On

1:58 /

Molly Wood takes a look inside the MacBook Pro. The Apple notebook sports a 15.4-inch Retina display, which translates to a resolution of 2,880x1,800 pixels.

Last week Apple held its annual worldwide developers conference and Tim cook's first WW DC was somewhat surprisingly all about the hardware. We got new MacBook air's new Mac -- those -- kind of minor upgrades. The big news was a brand new MacBook Pro. With the Retina Display it shipped the day it was announced. And we have one right here let's take a look and sat. We'll US. This. Is a big laptop. Headlining the display is -- of fifteen point four inch Retina Display which translates to age 2880 by 18100 resolution. After you look at it other displays make you feel like you have gasoline on your eyeballs. It's four point 46 pounds almost exactly a pound lighter than the previous model it's zero point seven inches thick. You can configure it to up to 82 point seven gigahertz Quad Core core I sevens with up to sixteen gigs or ram. On a related note the re design power -- its largest. This laptop -- -- OS-X lion but you'll get a free upgrade to Mountain Lion you'll finally get some good new ports namely USB three point oh and hallelujah HDMI. Plus two thunderbolt ports and an SD card slot. You do -- is dedicated firewire and ethernet but I actually think it's kind of a problem in the corporate environment where the MacBook Pro usually finds its home. Also this laptop starts. At 2199. Starts. We -- in her op it's really not so it's really pretty I'm just not tricks as useful as a true desktop replacement with things like ethernet and a nice big hard drive. I'll like -- whatever it's awesome it's an awesome laptop in CNET already gave it an editor's choice so go ahead. -- -- You know you want to. Go and get that ethernet dongle to -- you're gonna want that.
  • This is the interactive sidebar!

    Click any icon for more information as they appear--don't worry, we'll pause the video and wait for you to come back.

  • Links Polls Galleries
  • Video Review

New releases

Inside Scoop: Apple says Watch will ship in April, reports record iPhone sales
2:27 January 27, 2015
Apple's bigger phones give the company its best sales quarter ever: 74.5 million iPhones sold. CEO Tim Cook also makes news with the...
Play video
The CraveCast learns what Mark Zuckerberg is really made of
44:45 January 27, 2015
The Crave crew takes on the twisted side of the arts and sciences and science fiction, including Shakespeare, Star Wars, gravity failing...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 119: Robot bats, real-life ad-blocking headset, a futuristic piano and more
24:47 January 27, 2015
On today's show, we shudder at a robot bat that can easily switch between flying and moving on the ground, check out a headset that...
Play video
Google's looking to become its own wireless carrier
4:08 January 27, 2015
Google plans to shake up the U.S wireless market, Project Ara could partner with BLOCKS modular smartwatch, and photos leak for the...
Play video
Black & Decker's stick vac can't rise above the pack
2:24 January 27, 2015
It looks like an upright while maneuvering like a stick, but middling performance and tedious maintenance keep this vac grounded.
Play video
Turn Amazon Echo into a better music player
2:22 January 27, 2015
If the Echo does one thing really well, it's play music. Find out how to do more than just play a single song.
Play video
Hide photos on Facebook with Wickr's cat decoys
2:53 January 27, 2015
Wickr disguises photos shared on Facebook, Twitter adds video and private group messaging, and police speak out against the Waze app's...
Play video
Dayton Audio B452 speaker cheap not nasty
1:13 January 27, 2015
Dayton Audio's entry-level B452 bookshelf speaker's sound is remarkably satisfying for a speaker under $30.
Play video