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Apple squashes fan control, framerate & Power Nap bugs in 15" Retina MacBook Pro update

03/14/2013, 02:03 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a software update for owners of its 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, fixing a number of bugs, including one that could affect system fan control.

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Apple's 'secret' eBay store undercuts company's own refurb store by $100

03/08/2013, 10:03 pm

Apple's somewhat unofficial eBay store has begun undercutting the company's own refurbished prices, offering MacBooks for up to $100 less, and savings of up to $50 on iPads and iPods.

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Users report fan speed issues with Apple's latest Retina MacBook Pros

03/08/2013, 11:03 am

Apple's newly refreshed MacBook Pro models with Retina displays may be affected by an issue that causes the cooling fan speed to unexpectedly spike, users say.

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After 'astonishingly' poor quarter, Mac sales predicted to rebound

03/01/2013, 10:03 am

Mac sales outgrew the overall PC market for 26 consecutive quarters until December, but Apple is expected to see sales improve in the current quarter.

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Apple using eBay to blow through 13" MacBook Pros for $999, dozens of refurbished iPads [Ux2]

02/26/2013, 11:02 pm

In addition to slashing prices across its MacBook Pro with Retina display family of premium notebooks earlier this month, Apple continues to take a more unconventional approach by using eBay power sellers to push volume of its most-popular notebook overall -- the standard 13" MacBook Pro for just $999.

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Updated Retina MaBook Pros seeing 3-5% performance bumps

02/22/2013, 01:02 pm

Following Apple's recent announcement of minor spec bumps in its Retina MacBook Pro line, Primate Labs has run the new devices through benchmark tests, finding slight jumps in performance for the new models.

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Apple wins design rights to MacBook Pro with Retina display

02/19/2013, 06:02 am

Apple on Tuesday was awarded two design patents, one for the MacBook Pro with Retina display and another separate patent for the laptop's cooling vents.

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Exclusive: Lowest prices anywhere on over a dozen MacBook Pro Retina configurations

02/15/2013, 11:02 pm

In addition to the one-off deals on some of Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display configurations, AppleInsider is proud to once again team up with MacMall to offer readers unbeatable prices on roughly 15 MacBook Pro with Retina configurations, some of which have been slashed by over $815 from MSRP pricing that was effective just last week.

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Shocking: Apple's 2.5GHz 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now just $1,349.00

02/15/2013, 11:02 am

On the heels of Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display price cuts earlier this week, the company's channel partners continue to shave down the cost of acquiring one of the flagship notebooks, with the entry-level 13-inch model now selling for just $1,349 -- a $350 discount that places it below the cost of some 13-inch MacBook Airs.

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MacBook Pro Retina with 3 Years of AppleCare now as low as $1,539; some bundles cut by $750

02/14/2013, 11:02 pm

Following Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display price cuts on Wednesday, Apple Authorized Reseller and AppleInsider sponsor B&H Photo similarly slashed the prices of their exclusive bundles, including the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro with 3 years of AppleCare extended protection, which now starts at just $1,539; some 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro AppleCare bundles were also cut by as much as $770.

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Apple updates processors and drops prices of MacBook Pro with Retina Display [u]

02/13/2013, 11:02 pm

Apple said Wednesday that it's making the MacBook Pro with Retina display faster and more affordable with updated processors and lower starting prices, starting at $1,499 rather than $1,699.

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Apple releases MacBook Pro firmware in update to address battery issues

02/12/2013, 04:02 pm

In the second MacBook Pro firmware update in as many weeks, Apple on Tuesday released version 1.7 of its MacBook Pro SMC Firmware to patch a problem regarding the laptops' built-in battery.

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Apple notebook fire sale continues with $1,499 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

02/09/2013, 11:02 pm

The entry-level price for an Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display has been unofficially slashed by $200 to just $1,499, as the company continues to work with its indirect sales channel to push units on the back of a lackluster quarter for Mac sales in general.

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MacMall kicks off free overnight shipping on lowest priced MacBook Pros & MacBook Airs

02/05/2013, 11:02 pm

MacMall on Tuesday launched a four-day promotion offering free overnight shipping on all Apple MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros, both of which are offered to AppleInsider readers at the lowest prices anywhere through exclusive coupon code APPINSDRMWB37994.

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Amazon, MacMall drop Retina pricing; Best prices anywhere on all MacBooks with new coupon

02/01/2013, 11:02 pm

Apple resellers this week continued the trend of aggressive price drops on Macs, slashing 2.3GHz 15" MacBook Pro with Retina by $200, while MacMall cut a fully loaded 2.5GHz 13.3" Retina by over $300. Meanwhile, February's new MacMall coupons for AI readers offer the lowest prices anywhere on all other MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros -- and they won't be beat, anywhere.

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MacBook firmware updates address inadvertent battery shutdown issue

01/30/2013, 04:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday rolled out updates across its entire MacBook lineup to fix a problem that would cause the laptops' batteries to fail after a certain number of charge cycles.

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Best Buy takes Mac price cuts further: $200 off all MacBook Airs for 2 days

01/25/2013, 11:01 am

Just days after triggering a sweeping series of MacBook price cuts in Apple's reseller channel, big-box retailer Best Buy on Friday went a step further Friday when it kicked off a special two-day sale, slashing Apple's MacBook Air lineup by $200 across the board, with the entry-level 64-gigabyte model now available for just $799.99.

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Apple resellers instate broad price cuts on MacBooks amid concerns of slowing growth

01/23/2013, 01:01 pm

With whispers of slowing growth in Apple's Mac business gaining traction and overall sentiment surrounding the company at its lowest levels in roughly a decade, several of its largest resellers this week instated unusually steep price cuts on almost all sub-$2000 MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs.

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Refurbished 13" Retina MacBook Pros now in stock through Online Apple Store

01/17/2013, 06:01 pm

In an update to its online storefront on on Thursday, Apple added a number of 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display models to the refurbished Mac section, with the certified laptops offering savings of up to $410 off list price.

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Apple wins patent for glass-on-metal trackpad designed by Jobs & Ive

01/15/2013, 09:01 am

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for the design of the glass trackpad atop the aluminum unibody enclosure of its MacBook lineup.

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