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New MacBook Pro Thunderbolt port gets attention at NAB 2011

04/11/2011, 07:04 pm

A variety of vendors are demonstrating new products taking advantage of Apple's Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Pros at the National Association of Broadcasters convention.

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Apple Boot Camp update fixes shutdown issues, causes brightness problems

04/08/2011, 12:04 pm

Apple this week released an update for its Boot Camp software for running Windows on Macs, and addressed an issues with shutdowns on the new 2011 Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Pro models. But users also say the new update causes problems with adjusting screen brightness.

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Owners of Apple's new MacBook Pros report issues with iTunes Home Sharing

03/16/2011, 09:03 pm

Numerous owners of Apple's early 2011 MacBook Pros report being unable to connect devices or maintain connections through iTunes Home Sharing.

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NPD data shows Feb. Mac sales slowdown before Apple's MacBook Pro refresh

03/14/2011, 03:03 pm

U.S. Mac sales were on the low end of expectations -- but still up 16 percent year over year -- in the first two months of the March quarter, ahead of Apple's release of the new MacBook Pro lineup.

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Review: Apple's early 2011 Thunderbolt MacBook Pros

03/09/2011, 09:03 am

Apple's revised 13, 15 and 17 inch MacBook Pros deliver Intel's blazing fast new Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 CPUs, new AMD Radeon HD (formerly ATI) dedicated graphics performance on the high end and a new high speed Thunderbolt port, resulting in the fastest notebooks currently available while inheriting the long battery life, the strong, minimalist unibody construction, and the environmentally friendly design of previous year's models.

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Apple's MacBook Pros ship with active SSD TRIM support in Snow Leopard

03/04/2011, 04:03 pm

New MacBook Pro models are shipping with Mac OS X 10.6.6 (build 10J3210), which supplies TRIM support for bundled Apple Solid State Drives, enabling extended performance of the fast new devices via background maintenance.

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First Look: Apple's early 2011 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Thunderbolt

03/01/2011, 06:03 pm

Apple's newly revised early 2011 MacBook Pros carry forward the same unibody construction, but offer Intel Core i5 and i7 Sandy Bridge quad core CPUs, faster RAM, more powerful AMD graphics chips, larger drive options, and the new high speed Thunderbolt interconnect. Here's an illustrated first look ahead of our in-depth reviews.

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Benchmarks of Apple's new MacBook Pros find speeds 13%-53% faster

02/26/2011, 12:02 pm

The addition of Intel's latest-generation Sandy Bridge processors has boosted the performance of Apple's new line of MacBook Pros by between 13 percent and 53 percent faster than their predecessors.

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Apple begins shipping BTO MacBook Pros for delivery by Thursday

02/26/2011, 11:02 am

Apple overnight began shipping the first wave of customer orders for built-to-order versions of its new MacBook Pros, promising delivery by next Thursday.

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Apple exploring capacitive touch buttons to control a closed MacBook

02/25/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple could add the ability to control applications like iTunes while a notebook is closed via capacitive touch buttons added to the lid of future MacBooks.

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Teardown of Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro finds large Thunderbolt chip

02/25/2011, 08:02 am

The Thunderbolt port inside Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup has its own prominent integrated circuit controller that is the fourth-largest chip found inside the notebooks, a teardown of the 15-inch model has found.

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Intel details Thunderbolt, says Apple has full year head start

02/24/2011, 04:02 pm

At a press conference earlier this morning, Intel offered additional information about its new Thunderbolt interconnect technology being pioneered by Apple in its latest batch of MacBook Pros, noting Apple will have a year long head start in deploying the technology.

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First Look: Inside Apple's fast new Thunderbolt port on MacBook Pros

02/24/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple has introduced the first implementation of Intel's new Thunderbolt technology for high speed communications, aimed at providing a very fast new data connection for mobile professionals.

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Apple's new 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature quad-core i7 chips, AMD graphics

02/24/2011, 08:02 am

Apple's new high-end 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature the latest quad-core Sandy Bridge Core i7 processors from Intel, as well as AMD Radeon HD graphics and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port.

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Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pros sport dual-core Core i5, i7 chips

02/24/2011, 08:02 am

As expected, Apple on Thursday updated its MacBook Pro family with next generation processors and graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera.

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Apple's 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros to sport quad-core i7 CPU, AMD graphics

02/24/2011, 06:02 am

New leaked photos reveal the details of Apple's MacBook Pro refresh, with updated notebooks featuring AMD graphics, and high-end 15- and 17-inch models packing quad-core Intel Core i7 processors [updated].

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Apple to unveil new MacBook Pros 'shortly after' Intel Thunderbolt event Thursday

02/24/2011, 01:02 am

A new report claims that Apple will unveil a refresh to its MacBook Pro lineup 'shortly after' an Intel press event to formally launch the chipmaker's new Light Peak technology, which will reportedly be marketed as Thunderbolt, at 10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday.

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Apple rumored to release 3rd iPad this winter, redesigned MacBook Pro in 2012

02/23/2011, 06:02 pm

A flurry of new rumors suggest that Apple's true second-generation iPad may not surface until later this year, with next week's announcements possibly pertaining to an interim model. Meanwhile, a completely re-thought MacBook Pro family is said to be slated for sometime in 2012.

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MacBook Pro rumor roundup: Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, SSD boot drives & more

02/23/2011, 04:02 pm

With the expected release of Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup on Thursday, onlookers have been inundated with rumored hardware specifications and new features. AppleInsider offers a recap of what's expected in the imminent product refresh slated for tomorrow.

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Next-gen MacBook Pro photos reveal Apple's high-speed 'Thunderbolt' port [u]

02/23/2011, 07:02 am

Apple's implementation of Intel's Light Peak technology could be dubbed "Thunderbolt," according to new pictures that claim to show the new 13-inch MacBook Pro hardware and box [updated with photo of English box].

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