WaterField Is Ready To Protect Your New Apple Investments

Famous for their excellent quality and attention to detail, San Francisco manufacturer WaterField has just announced a huge selection of elegant sleeve cases and bags that will protect your brand spanking new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, the new fourth generation iPad, as well as the long-awaited iPad mini

There are TWELVE different bags and sleeves designed for the new slim 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro for you to choose from and they all provide a different style and degree of protection. You can now preorder any of them from their website and each will run you anywhere between $29 - $239, depending on your personal taste.  

Now that preorders for the iPad Mini are coming along and in just a couple more days after that, they'll start appearing on your doorstep, it would be a smart investment to get a case or sleeve for them. WaterField has you covered. Ranging from the Outback Sleeve, the Ultimate SleeveCase, the EXo SleeveCase, the Wallet, and many others, you'll have a variety to choose from. Every design will also be available for the fourth-generation iPad. You can preorder them from their website as well and they will range from $15 - $69. 

MacBook Pro With Retina Display Hands-On

Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina display isn't just the best looking MacBook of all time, it's the best portable performing Mac money can buy. With the power of Apple's very own snappy SSD storage, a magnificent 2880x1800 screen resolution and powerful processing power all packed into a slim unibody enclosure, your $2,200 are just about worth it all. All things aside, we think the Retina display is really the cream of the crop and should be the first decision factor you should be thinking about if you're looking to grab yourself a Retina MacBook Pro.

It should be a no brainer for industry professionals, photographers and graphic designers. The new behemoth resolution opens up quite a lot of incompatibility on the web, however. Sites, apps and photos that aren't Retina-ready will look drastically worse than you've ever seen them before. It'll take time until developers learn how to best support such high display resolution. In the meantime, the MacBook Pro's Retina display is unbelievably sharp, clear and full of rich vivid contrast that looks incredible from any angle. Text looks beautiful regardless, and Apple's own apps including OS X Lion and Mountain Lion fully support the Retina resolution. Most if not all third party apps don't, at least as of today.

We noticed so much more detail in just about everything compared to using ordinary, albeit high screen resolutions. It's pretty amazing, and something you just need to experience first hand. If you're viewing our hands-on photos with a non-Retina display, you have no idea how much sharp detail you're not seeing. Subtle textures are much more pronounced by the Retina resolution.

Our hands-on gallery is down below! Scroll thru, click an image to see it full size.

Nir Schneider