New Mac hardware line adds Retina Display MacBook Pro

At its WWDC event on Monday, Apple(s aapl) took the wraps off of new hardware in the form a total revamp across its entire line. The hardware upgrade includes the sought after Retina Display, not as an option but as part of a next-generation thin laptop.

Our WWDC 2012 live coverage is here

At 10 a.m. PT today, Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to take the stage at Moscone West in San Francisco and we’ll be providing live updated coverage from the floor right here on this page. Join us!

6 things I want to see in iOS 6

WWDC starts Monday morning, with the likely preview of iOS 6 planned for the keynote. Here’s a list of the things I want to see out of the latest mobile operating system from Apple: improved notifications, better inter-app communication, updated Siri, AirDrop and more.

Apple resurrecting the MacBook? Plus 4 other WWDC stories to read today

WWDC begins at 10 a.m. Monday. While a few potential announcements have leaked — Apple’s plans for new maps, new Macs and iCloud upgrades — as with any Apple event, there’s still plenty of mystery. Here’s the latest that people are talking about heading into the developer confab.

How much will you pay for a Mac Retina Display option?

Based on an app in the Mac App Store gaining “Retina graphics” support, it appears that Apple will introduce higher-resolution Mac hardware next week. But the costly displays are unlikely to be in base models. How much would you pay for a Retina Display option?

Apple could unveil Baidu for iPhone search at WWDC

It was rumored before and now it looks like it’s happening: Apple is going to offer China’s leading search engine, Baidu, as an option on iPhones sold in China. On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that the deal was done, and that Apple could announce it at WWDC in San Francisco next week.

What to look for at WWDC 2012: Macs, Mountain Lion, iOS 6, maps and iCloud

The banners now decorating Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference venue indicate the event’s tagline is “Where great ideas go on to do great things.” It’s vague, as usual, making it’s hard to pinpoint what this year’s theme will be. Here’s what we’ll be watching for on Monday.

Google Maps searching for directions ahead of WWDC

Google isn’t doing itself any favors if it was trying to deflect attention away from a potential change in Apple’s mobile mapping strategy. Ahead of reports that Apple will dump Google Maps on the iPhone next week, the company introduced some minor upgrades and dodged questions.