Topic: MacBook Pro
04/29/2014, 08:04 am
While Apple's MacBook Air update was issued on Tuesday with little fanfare, the refreshed machines represent something of a milestone for the company, which is now offering a mass-market $899 notebook for the first time ever. AppleInsider offers a brief history of Mac notebook pricing, from the very first Macintosh Portable until today.
04/16/2014, 08:04 pm
The latest entry in a growing selection of Thunderbolt 2 capable storage solutions, G-Technology's G-SPEED Studio and G-RAID Studio RAID arrays incorporate high-capacity 6TB HDDs and ultra-fast I/O into small chassis designs.
04/10/2014, 05:04 pm
A series of promotions this week have temporarily cut the cost of owning a new MacBook to sub-$1000 levels, with over a half dozen MacBook Airs available at an instant $100 discount and no tax in most states, while 13-inch MacBook Pros with CD/DVD iare being sold for $969.99.
03/23/2014, 03:03 am
Apple has made clear its intent to support ultra high-resolution displays with the latest Mac and OS X products, but without a 4K display of its own (yet) the company sells only one UHD monitor as a go-along with its flagship Mac Pro: Sharp's PN-K321.
03/21/2014, 09:03 pm
Rumors from the Far East on Friday claim Apple will soon refresh its MacBook Air lineup and may introduce a slimmed-down 12-inch fan-less version with a new trackpad design that does away with the current mechanical click button component.
03/05/2014, 08:03 am
Apple's remaining low-end 13-inch MacBook Pro model, which features a thicker legacy design and continues to sport an internal optical drive, may finally be on the way out this year, if the latest supply chain rumors are to be believed.
03/03/2014, 07:03 pm
Apple authorized reseller and B&H Photo this week is offering users of our Price Guides between $150 and $255 off a handful of well-equipped 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina deals. In each case, the final price is the lowest we've ever seen for these current, Haswell-based models and includes free shipping and no tax on orders outside New York.
02/16/2014, 08:02 am
Already in its second generation, the Thunderbolt I/O protocol has been around for three years, but only recently did manufacturers begin production of optical cables to deliver the tentpole feature of long-distance data transfer. AppleInsider was able to test out this highly anticipated addition with Corning's 10m all-optical Thunderbolt cable solution.
02/05/2014, 01:02 pm
Apple said it's aware of an issue where its latest professional Macs may experience AirPlay Mirroring jitters when connected to certain wireless networks and recommended a temporary fix.
02/04/2014, 09:02 am
Promise Technology's Pegasus2 RAID storage solution was one of the first products to sport the latest Thunderbolt 2 , offering blazingly fast read/write speeds for data-intensive operations.
01/31/2014, 05:01 pm
A fresh wave of price drops and 2-day sales on Apple's Mac product family this friday are further sweetened by exclusive offers already granted to AI readers, yielding some of the lowest prices seen this year on MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, iMacs and Mac Pros.
01/16/2014, 07:01 pm
It appears a number of early-2011 MacBook Pro models with discrete AMD GPUs are seeing issues with system crashes and hardware failures, with reports of problems escalating in recent weeks.
12/29/2013, 08:12 pm
According to a recent NPD report, Apple hardware took a hit in commercial sales during 2013 while Google's platforms rallied; the largest gainer being Chromebook, which outsold MacBooks five to one.
12/15/2013, 10:12 am
Best Buy on Sunday announced that it is cutting prices on Apple's entire lineup of MacBook Pros with Retina display as part of its 24 hour Holiday Gifting Sale. [Update: B&H has matched Best Buy's pricing]
12/14/2013, 10:12 am
Readers in the market for one of Apple's MacBook Pro models with a built-in CD/DVD drive can save up to $270 this weekend from one of the company's authorized resellers, who has similarly discounted last year's 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina models by up to $570.
12/08/2013, 07:12 am
While cyber week sales on Apple products have wound down from the steep discount levels seen this time last week, a new batch Ivy-Bridge MacBook Airs and MacBook Pro Retinas are in the process of being restocked at one of the company's largest resellers and are being offered to AppleInsider readers at the lowest prices anywhere.
11/29/2013, 11:11 pm
With Apple's online store only offering Gift Card incentives on Macs this Black Friday and power-sellers like Best Buy and Amazon running out of the most popular models days ago, the lowest prices on Macs that are actually in stock for shipping continue to come from a handful of the company's independent resellers. Our real-time price guides make it easy to find the Mac you want at the lowest possible price.
11/28/2013, 06:11 pm
Big-box electronics retailer Best Buy kicked-off its 2013 Black Friday sale Thursday evening with dozens of doorbusters, including $150-$200 off MacBook Airs, iMacs, and 13-inch MacBook Pros, as well as a 65-inch Samsung HDTV offered for $999.
11/27/2013, 01:11 pm
[Update: Sold Out] Over the next 72-hours, electronics stores around the nation will be launching their Black Friday sales and we'll be providing full coverage of the best-of-the-best, including some unbeatable exclusives only for AppleInsider readers from top merchants, starting with a brand new mid-2012 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display for $1,649.00 and a well-equipped Ivy Bridge 27-inch iMac for $1599 from B&H Photo.
11/22/2013, 08:11 am
Big box and online retailers are getting a jump start on their holiday promotional efforts this year, including a pair of AppleInsider sponsors who have knocked $250 off Apple's just announced 15-inch MacBook Pro Retinas and $180 off a high-end BTO config, respectively. Separately, Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air has been discounted to $974.