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Topic: MacBook Pro

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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Inquirer claims MacBook Pros may use problematic NVIDIA chips

12/09/2008, 01:12 pm

The Inquirer, which has been sticking it to NVIDIA for some time, is again taking the chip maker to task this week, claiming that it's supplying Apple with graphics chips for the new MacBook Pro that use materials that have caused problems in the past.

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Apple looking into liquid-cooled MacBooks

12/02/2008, 04:12 pm

Apple is looking into the use of liquid coolants to transport heat in its notebook computer designs, a controversial technique it employed briefly on its line of dual processor Power Mac G5s several years ago.

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Apple investigating graphics issues on new MacBook lines

11/26/2008, 03:11 pm

Apple is investigating two separate graphics issues with its new line of MacBook and MacBook Pros, and is reported to be preparing a software update to remedy at least one of them.

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Apple's new MacBooks have built-in copy protection measures

11/18/2008, 01:11 pm

Apple's new MacBook lines include a form of digital copy protection that will prevent protected media, such as DRM-infused iTunes movies, from playing back on devices that aren't compliant with the new priority protection measures.

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Apple releases fix for quirky MacBook glass trackpads

11/17/2008, 05:11 pm

Apple has released a software update to address an issue where trackpad clicks would randomly go unrecognized on its latest notebook offerings: the MacBook (Late 2008) and MacBook Pro (Late 2008).

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