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Apple MacBook 13 Retina 2.6 GHz

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the value for money and design are generally positive. The usability and portability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the keyboard, and there are mixed comments on the screen and battery.

portability, usability, design, value for money


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook 13 Retina 2.6 GHz is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review Apple MacBook 13" Core 2 Duo Notebook


A wolf in sheep's clothing. After Apple changed the processors of

Top Workmanship ; First-class reasonable design ; Good Input Devices ; Very mobile, because of its low weight and compact design ; High-Quality Interfaces ; Remote Control ; Bright Display ; Good Performance ; Low Noise Emissions during Idle mode ;...

Sharp Edges ; Only 2 USB Ports ; Limited vantage point vertically ; High noise emissions under load

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Apple MacBook 13″ Unibody Suit – Review


The new Unibody MacBook Pros are gorgeous. They are sleek, refined and… well they just look awesome. And while it is a shame to cover up those good looks, there is a lot to be said for keeping the beauties pristine… especially if, like many of us on...

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best ever




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Work it out for yourself...the best is Apple.


By far the best laptop.

Why would you pay $60,000 for a Porsche?

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Apple MacBook 13.3


The Apple MacBook is no longer available. However, if you can find a good REFURB, you have all you need in a light weight MAC laptop. These machines have a disc drive where the new AirBook that replaced the MacBook 13.3 has everything. I have an iMac...

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I love this 13" macbook


For the Windows users: If you have not made the switch to a mac you need to watch more of apple's commercials. I hat when people ask me to do tech support for them on their Vista or Xp laptops that are slow of infected, full of viruses and spyware. ...

stylish laptop and leopard is very nice, easy to learn

you need to get used to Leopard if you come from Windows

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Apple MacBook 13-inch (Core 2 Duo 2.4-GHz)


The new Apple MacBook sports better internal hardware than ever before. Offers improved performance, unprecedented battery life.

Very good battery life ; Improved internal hardware ; Multitouch trackpad with inertial scroll ; Beautiful unibody polycarbonate shell ; Nice build quality

No SD Card slot ; Only two USB ports

The new 13-inch entry level Apple MacBook improves upon the previous MacBook's internal hardware, offering a better processor and graphics card. As a result, it offers better-than-ever performance and close to seven hours of battery life on a single...