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Apple issues update to fix keyboard, trackpad bugs in latest 13" Retina MacBook Pros

11/07/2013, 03:11 pm

Apple on Thursday afternoon issued an update for EFI firmware on late 2013 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros, designed to address a problem where the laptop's keyboard and trackpad could freeze.

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Review: Apple's late-2013 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

11/03/2013, 05:11 pm

The late-2013 version of Apple's high-end professional notebook, the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, is a computer in a class of its own, offering a near-perfect blend of style and performance in a more affordable package than before.

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Review: Apple's late-2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

11/02/2013, 05:11 pm

Apple's new late 2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has a slightly thinner profile and reduced heft from last year's model, along with a smaller price tag. But it's what's on the inside that really makes this notebook a stunner.

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Best Buy to take $250 off 13" MacBook, $100 off all MacBook Airs in two-day sale

11/01/2013, 12:11 pm

As part of a two-day sale slated to kick off on Friday, Best Buy is offering special pricing on select MacBooks, including the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro and all MacBook Air models.

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Apple says fix coming for MacBook Pro keyboard, trackpad lockup issue

10/30/2013, 07:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday added a section to its Support Pages regarding a recently reported issue with the new MacBook Pro with Retina display that, for some users, causes laptop's keyboard and trackpad to freeze unexpectedly.

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Apple reportedly ups orders for new Retina MacBook Pros, Sharp blamed for Retina iPad mini shortages

10/30/2013, 05:10 pm

Cupertino has maxed out capacity at its Taiwanese component suppliers thanks to strong projected sales of the new Haswell-powered MacBook Pros, while low display yields from Sharp may cause launch shortages of the Retina-equipped iPad mini, according to twin reports out of Taiwan.

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Users report trackpad, keyboard lockups with Apple's newest MacBook Pros

10/28/2013, 09:10 am

Owners of Haswell-equipped Retina MacBook Pros have taken to Apple's user-to-user support forums en masse, complaining of repeated keyboard and trackpad freezes that can be remedied only with a hard reset.

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Deals: Save on 35 new MacBook Pros Retina configs with instant coupons and tax-free options

10/27/2013, 11:10 pm

For those readers in the market for one of Apple's brand new MacBook Pros with Retina display, AppleInsider's Price Guides now list 35 different 13- and 15-inch configurations, the majority of which are shipping in 24 hours at the lowest prices to be found, thanks to instant discount coupons and tax-free options.

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Apple's new MacBook Pros get 65% graphics performance boost from Intel's Iris

10/25/2013, 04:10 pm

New benchmark tests show that Intel's new Iris integrated graphics chip can push pixels for Apple's latest laptops between 40 and 60 percent faster than its predecessor.

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Apple's new MacBook Pros have slimmer cooling systems thanks to Haswell

10/25/2013, 09:10 am

Migrating the MacBook Pro line to Intel's new Haswell architecture allowed Apple to streamline the laptops' cooling system, resulting in lighter, slimmer devices, according to a new teardown.

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Apple releases software updates for late-2013 iMacs with bug fixes

10/24/2013, 07:10 pm

Apple on Thursday released two updates for late-2013 iMacs, one a firmware update dealing with Power Nap, and a supplemental update for OS X 10.8.5 specific to the Mac desktop.

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Apple's new Retina MacBook Pros bring faster benchmarks with slower clock speeds

10/24/2013, 03:10 pm

The team behind popular benchmarking suite Geekbench has rounded up the scores for Apple's newest Retina MacBook Pro models and finds that despite slower processor clock speeds across the board, the Haswell-powered laptops outperform their predecessors by as much as 8 percent.

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First 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 drives announced by Promise Technology

10/24/2013, 02:10 pm

Promise Technology on Thursday announced two new external storage solutions featuring high-speed Thunderbolt 2 connectivity -- the first drives of their kind to hit the market.

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Deals: 9 new MacBook Pros Retina configs in stock at discount; up to $600 off early 2013 models

10/24/2013, 11:10 pm

In total, 9 new MacBook Pro with Retina display configurations have turned up in our price guides, 5 of which are in stock at the lowest prices anywhere. Meanwhile, the introduction of these new models have driven price cuts of between $300-$600 on MacBook Pro Retina models introduced back in February.

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Hands on with Apple's new Intel Xeon E5, dual AMD FirePro equipped Mac Pro

10/24/2013, 09:10 am

Apple's latest event prominently outlined new iPads, but also focused attention on Apple's now third place but still strategically important Macintosh business, including the new Mac Pro desktop and revamped 13- and 15- inch MacBook Pro notebooks.

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Benchmarks show modest performance gains with Apple's new Retina MacBook Pros

10/23/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple's new Haswell-powered Retina MacBook Pros have started finding their way into the online score aggregator for popular benchmark suite Geekbench, less than 24 hours after their unveiling.

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How to get the lowest prices on Apple's new MacBook Pros with instant coupons, tax-free options

10/22/2013, 11:10 pm

Apple's new family of MacBook Pros introduced Tuesday are on their way to the company's largest authorized resellers, and AppleInsider has again teamed with a pair of its sponsors to offer readers the lowest prices anywhere on standalone 2013 MacBook Pros as well as those bundled with 3 years of AppleCare protection.

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Apple axes non-Retina 15" MacBook Pro, keeps disk drive-toting 13" legacy model

10/22/2013, 05:10 pm

With the introduction of Apple's latest MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, including an entry level 13-inch model, the company phased out the 15-inch non-Retina version, leaving only the 13-inch with SuperDrive remaining.

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Apple's cylindrical Mac Pro will debut in Dec. starting at $2,999

10/22/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple took the wraps off the last unannounced details on its upcoming Mac Pro desktop, namely price and release date, with the professional-grade machine set to debut in December with a starting price of $2,999.

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