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Topic: MacBook Pro

Apple quietly intros 2.66GHz MacBook Pro, offers larger SSDs

03/03/2009, 10:03 am

Flying under the radar of Tuesday's broad desktop overhaul were quiet updates to Apple's MacBook Pro notebook line, which now includes a faster 15-inch model, new high-end chip options, and larger solid-state drive (SSD) choices that are also offered alongside the company's 13-inch MacBooks.

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Apple ramps up MacBook campaign; RIM passes on anti-Apple ad

02/27/2009, 11:02 am

Apple this week kicked its eco-friendly MacBook campaign into overdrive with new placements on network television and top-tier internet properties; meanwhile, Research in Motion considered taking a shot at Apple in a new television commercial but ultimately couldn't bring itself to pull the trigger (video included).

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Premium-priced MacBook Pros top sales at Apple retail stores

02/24/2009, 05:02 pm

Despite repeated calls from industry watchers for Apple to cut prices on its computer line, a new study reveals that sales of the company's premium-priced MacBook Pros are topping all other Macs at the majority of U.S.-based Apple stores.

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Battery, RAM, and HD access on new 17-inch Macbook Pro

02/17/2009, 04:02 pm

Apple's new unibody 17-inch MacBook Pro began shipping earlier this week and a new tear-down of the high-end notebook reveals the steps needed to access the system's internal memory, hard drive, and battery components.

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Apple sued for iPhone screen tech; 17-inch MacBook Pro shipping

02/14/2009, 12:02 pm

Apple has been served a lawsuit for allegedly infringing on patents with the iPhone's graphics technology. Also, the company has started delivering unibody 17-inch MacBook Pro systems to early buyers.

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MacBook owners frustrated by new audio jacks

02/12/2009, 01:02 pm

A few owners of Apple's new unibody notebooks are experiencing backwards compatibility issues with the units' redesigned audio jacks, which offer a snug connection for the company's latest headphones with integrated microphones at the expense of a few legacy stereo headsets and speaker connectors.

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Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter coming soon

02/11/2009, 11:02 am

Owners of the Mini DisplayPort-equipped line of Apple notebooks who want an easier way to output video to their TV or other HDMI devices will soon have an option.

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Apple says 17-inch MacBook Pros will see further delays

02/04/2009, 04:02 pm

Apple said Wednesday that it's facing unexpected delays related to its new unibody 17-inch MacBook Pros and won't be capable of shipping orders for at least another two weeks.

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Apple pulls NVIDIA graphics update, reasons unclear

01/29/2009, 01:01 pm

Apple has yanked a software update that was intended to fix graphics-related issues with its latest notebooks just two days after pushing the patch to users via its Software Update mechanism.

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Apple releases NVIDIA Graphics Update 2009

01/26/2009, 05:01 pm

Apple on Monday released a software update that addresses issues with its Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapter and also boosts HD video performance on some current Mac notebooks and previous-generation Mac desktops.

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Apple pushing 17-inch MacBook Pro deliveries near March

01/22/2009, 08:01 pm

Initially promised for the end of January, the unibody version of Apple's largest notebook is moving gradually towards a late February ship date or later for more recent buyers.

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Apple to replace 17-inch MacBook Pro batteries in stores

01/13/2009, 02:01 pm

Apple this week served up the details of its battery replacement program for the new 17-inch MacBook Pro, which offers customers the option of having a new battery installed at their nearest Apple retail store.

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A closer look at Apple's advanced notebook battery tech

01/06/2009, 08:01 pm

The new 17" MacBook Pro claims an industry leading 8 hours of battery life, thanks to a series of innovations Apple highlighted in the new notebook's introduction. Even so, many of the advancements are not actually new, but rather the product of Apple's incremental engineering efforts to increase its notebooks' usability and desirability by thinking differently.

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First look: unibody 17" MacBook Pro (with photos and video)

01/06/2009, 06:01 pm

It was no surprise to see a unibody refresh of the 17" MacBook Pro; many wondered why the model wasn't included with the 13" MacBook and 15" MacBook Pro released last fall. Apple's belated high end notebook refresh did give Phil Schiller "one more thing" to introduce in his keynote however.

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Apple posts Macworld 2009 keynote stream

01/06/2009, 06:01 pm

Apple has already posted a streaming version of company senior VP Phil Schiller's Macworld 2009 keynote speech, recapping the company's final presentation at the annual trade show.

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Apple unveils 17-inch MacBook Pro with 8-hour battery

01/06/2009, 01:01 pm

Presenting at the Macworld Expo on Tuesday, Apple unveiled the new 17-inch MacBook Pro featuring a durable and precision aluminum unibody enclosure, and a revolutionary new built-in battery that delivers up to eight hours of use and up to 1,000 recharges for more than three times the lifespan of conventional notebook batteries.

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NVIDIA insider chimes in on new iMacs, mini and Mac Pro

01/04/2009, 09:01 pm

A recently reliable third party claims that Apple plans to launch some NVIDIA-based iMacs at Macworld -- including a possible 28-inch model -- and that Intel's new Core i7 platform may play a greater role in the Mac maker's lineup than expected.

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Sources: 17-inch MacBook Pro, NVIDIA Mac mini due shortly

01/04/2009, 03:01 pm

Apple as early as Tuesday will introduce a 17-inch MacBook Pro with a fixed internal battery and a new version of the Mac mini, both of which will feature chipsets from NVIDIA, AppleInsider has been able to independently confirm.

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Rumors fuel hopes for unibody 17-inch MacBook Pro

01/04/2009, 11:01 am

Last-minute claims would have Apple launching an update to its largest MacBook Pro model as early as Macworld -- and potentially with a crucial change to the computer's battery.

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Apple releases stability fixes for latest MacBook lines

12/10/2008, 05:12 pm

On Wednesday night, Apple released equal pairs of EFI and SMC firmware fixes for all of the new, late 2008 MacBook models to tackle problems with their reliability and power indicators.

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