Topic: MacBook Pro
09/14/2011, 05:09 pm
Apple has issued an firmware update for 2011 MacBook Pro models that contains enabling support for the as yet unavailable new Thunderbolt Display and also adds support for Lion Recovery for reinstalling Mac OS X over the Internet.
09/13/2011, 04:09 pm
Exclusive: With Intel's next-generation Core i-Series mobile platform not expected until the second quarter of 2012, Apple is reportedly preparing a refresh of its professional notebook line ahead of the holiday shopping season to better bridge the gap, AppleInsider has been told.
08/30/2011, 10:08 pm
Apple is in talks to arrange for the return of a MacBook Pro prototype with built-in wireless 3G functionality from a North Carolina resident who attempted to sell it on eBay.
08/14/2011, 01:08 pm
An alleged Apple prototype of an older MacBook Pro with built-in 3G cellular data functionality has appeared for sale on eBay, indicating that the company looked into adding wireless data capabilities to its notebooks as early as 2007.
07/26/2011, 05:07 pm
With Apple's new family of MacBook Airs gaining considerable traction in the marketplace over the past nine months, the company is believed to be working to introduce 15- and 17-inch models with a similar minimalist design to capitalize on the trend towards ultra-mobile computing.
07/23/2011, 01:07 am
One prominent security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in the batteries of Apple's MacBook line of portable computers that could allow hackers to ruin the batteries or install malware on them that could corrupt a Mac.
05/25/2011, 12:05 am
Apple's line of MacBook portables currently stand as the top laptops in every related category ranked by advocacy group Consumer Reports.
05/16/2011, 03:05 pm
Mac sales a year ago were exceptionally strong, making Apple's year-over-year sales increase in April 2011 a "soft" 9 percent.
05/06/2011, 08:05 am
A new rumor claims that Apple plans to ditch Intel processors to instead adopt the ARM architecture currently found in devices like the iPhone and iPad.
05/05/2011, 03:05 pm
Apple this week released a series of updates for its newest MacBook Pro notebooks and iMac desktops equipped with the high-speed Thunderbolt port, addressing issues related to performance and stability.
04/25/2011, 02:04 pm
Though the latest refresh of MacBook Pros are just two months old, rumors of the next update have already begun, with a new report claiming that the next model will feature a newly redesigned case construction.
04/19/2011, 11:04 am
Though Intel has said it plans to support USB 3.0 with its next-generation chipsets, some in the PC market believe Apple's adoption of Thunderbolt could have a major impact.
04/18/2011, 02:04 pm
Driven by strong sales of the new Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Pro lineup, domestic Mac sales are estimated to have increased 47 percent year over year in the month of March.
04/12/2011, 09:04 pm
Intel revealed on Tuesday that developer kits for its new Thunderbolt high-speed interconnect, which made its debut on Apple's early 2011 MacBook Pros, will be made available later this quarter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.