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Topic: MacBook Pro

Apple reportedly ups orders for new Retina MacBook Pros, Sharp blamed for Retina iPad mini shortages

10/30/2013, 05:10 pm

Cupertino has maxed out capacity at its Taiwanese component suppliers thanks to strong projected sales of the new Haswell-powered MacBook Pros, while low display yields from Sharp may cause launch shortages of the Retina-equipped iPad mini, according to twin reports out of Taiwan.

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Users report trackpad, keyboard lockups with Apple's newest MacBook Pros

10/28/2013, 09:10 am

Owners of Haswell-equipped Retina MacBook Pros have taken to Apple's user-to-user support forums en masse, complaining of repeated keyboard and trackpad freezes that can be remedied only with a hard reset.

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Deals: Save on 35 new MacBook Pros Retina configs with instant coupons and tax-free options

10/27/2013, 11:10 pm

For those readers in the market for one of Apple's brand new MacBook Pros with Retina display, AppleInsider's Price Guides now list 35 different 13- and 15-inch configurations, the majority of which are shipping in 24 hours at the lowest prices to be found, thanks to instant discount coupons and tax-free options.

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Apple's new MacBook Pros get 65% graphics performance boost from Intel's Iris

10/25/2013, 04:10 pm

New benchmark tests show that Intel's new Iris integrated graphics chip can push pixels for Apple's latest laptops between 40 and 60 percent faster than its predecessor.

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Apple's new MacBook Pros have slimmer cooling systems thanks to Haswell

10/25/2013, 09:10 am

Migrating the MacBook Pro line to Intel's new Haswell architecture allowed Apple to streamline the laptops' cooling system, resulting in lighter, slimmer devices, according to a new teardown.

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Apple's new Retina MacBook Pros bring faster benchmarks with slower clock speeds

10/24/2013, 03:10 pm

The team behind popular benchmarking suite Geekbench has rounded up the scores for Apple's newest Retina MacBook Pro models and finds that despite slower processor clock speeds across the board, the Haswell-powered laptops outperform their predecessors by as much as 8 percent.

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Deals: 9 new MacBook Pros Retina configs in stock at discount; up to $600 off early 2013 models

10/24/2013, 11:10 pm

In total, 9 new MacBook Pro with Retina display configurations have turned up in our price guides, 5 of which are in stock at the lowest prices anywhere. Meanwhile, the introduction of these new models have driven price cuts of between $300-$600 on MacBook Pro Retina models introduced back in February.

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Benchmarks show modest performance gains with Apple's new Retina MacBook Pros

10/23/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple's new Haswell-powered Retina MacBook Pros have started finding their way into the online score aggregator for popular benchmark suite Geekbench, less than 24 hours after their unveiling.

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How to get the lowest prices on Apple's new MacBook Pros with instant coupons, tax-free options

10/22/2013, 11:10 pm

Apple's new family of MacBook Pros introduced Tuesday are on their way to the company's largest authorized resellers, and AppleInsider has again teamed with a pair of its sponsors to offer readers the lowest prices anywhere on standalone 2013 MacBook Pros as well as those bundled with 3 years of AppleCare protection.

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Apple axes non-Retina 15" MacBook Pro, keeps disk drive-toting 13" legacy model

10/22/2013, 05:10 pm

With the introduction of Apple's latest MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, including an entry level 13-inch model, the company phased out the 15-inch non-Retina version, leaving only the 13-inch with SuperDrive remaining.

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First look: Apple's upcoming Mac Pro and new MacBook Pros with Retina display

10/22/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced updates to its Mac product lineup, offering a closer look at the upcoming Mac Pro desktop and refreshes to the MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup. AppleInsider was at the event for a hands-on look at the new machines.

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Apple's updated 15" MacBook Pro features Intel Crystalwell graphics, starts at $1999

10/22/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple's premium 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display was refreshed on Tuesday with a lower starting price of $1,999, while adding features such as 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Intel Crystalwell graphics to the package.

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Apple announces thinner 13" Retina MacBook Pro with Intel Iris graphics, 9 hours of battery life

10/22/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has been updated with a thinner, lighter design featuring Intel's latest-generation Haswell processors and a new lower starting price of $1,299.

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Apple inventory snapshot suggests new MacBook Pros imminent, non-Retina iPad mini may live on

10/19/2013, 05:10 pm

A near last minute snapshot of Apple's indirect channel inventory ahead of Tuesday's media event supports expectations of new Retina MacBook Pros, 9.7-inch fifth-gen iPads, and a redesigned Mac Pro, but shows surprisingly large stock of Apple TV and the most popular iPad minis.

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What to expect from Apple's Oct. 22 event: iPads, Macs, Mavericks & more

10/15/2013, 12:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday confirmed that it will hold a media event next week, where the company is preparing to unveil its second-generation iPad mini and fifth-generation iPad, along with other anticipated products. Here's a rundown of what the company is expected to announce, based on the latest leaks and rumors.

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Rumor: Updated MacBook Pros to arrive in late Oct., new Mac Pro in mid Nov.

10/15/2013, 08:10 am

Alleged availability dates for some of Apple's anticipated upcoming products were reported on Tuesday, pegging new MacBook Pros to launch in just over a week, with the revamped Mac Pro desktop apparently set to debut in mid November.

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Apple's 2011 MacBook Pro lineup suffering from sporadic GPU failures

10/14/2013, 05:10 pm

Owners of early-2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros are reporting issues with the discrete AMD graphics processors in their notebooks, which in some cases results in the failure of the component, leaving an expensive logic board replacement as the only remedy.

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Apple fixes battery-related shutdown issue with MacBook Pro and MacBook Air firmware updates

10/01/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a trio of SMC updates, one each for the MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Retina and MacBook Air, that patches a minor issue some users have experienced when draining the battery down to near zero.

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Haswell-based MacBook Pros expected to ship in September - report

08/22/2013, 03:08 pm

The highly-anticipated MacBook Pro refresh is said to already be in production, setting the stage for a possible unveiling alongside new iPhones at Apple's rumored Sept. 10 event.

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