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Topic: MacBook Pro

Apple intros 2.8GHz MacBook Pro, issues MacBook Air, Aperture, ProKit updates

10/20/2010, 05:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday introduced a new build-to-order option for MacBook Pros that lets users configure the systems with a faster Core i7 processor and also released software updates for the new MacBook Air, Aperture, Java, and Pro Kit.

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Apple firmware update fixes MacBook charging issue

10/08/2010, 01:10 am

A new firmware fix for older MacBook and MacBook Pro models solves a charging issue that takes place when using the latest MagSafe power adapters.

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Apple's '07-'08 MacBook Pros included in Nvidia class-action settlement

09/29/2010, 01:09 pm

A newly announced settlement in a class-action lawsuit against graphics maker Nvidia has entitled owners of a number of notebook computers, including two of Apple's MacBook Pro models, to repairs or monetary compensation.

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Steam survey finds 47% of Mac gamers run Apple's MacBook Pro

08/27/2010, 09:08 am

Valve's monthly survey of the hardware specifications of Steam users has found that nearly half of Mac gamers run a MacBook Pro, while the iMac accounts for nearly a quarter.

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Apple firmware update tackles MacBook Pro freezes

08/26/2010, 07:08 pm

Apple on Thursday released an EFI firmware update for 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro mid 2010 models that fixes a freezing or stalling problem.

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Apple reseller slashes Mac prices to lowest seen all year

08/23/2010, 08:08 pm

In a bid to capitalize on this year's back-to-school shopping season, one of Apple's largest authorized resellers has dropped Mac prices to the lowest seen this year, offering $150 of white MacBooks, up to $180 off new iMacs, and up to $300 off MacBook Pros.

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Apple brings inertial scrolling, three-finger drag to some MacBooks

07/27/2010, 04:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued an update to a number of recent notebooks -- including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air -- bringing inertial scrolling and three-finger drag gesture support to some trackpads.

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Apple laying groundwork for TRIM support in future SSD-based Macs [u]

06/14/2010, 08:06 am

Apple may be laying the foundation for TRIM support in future Macs, a technology that should allow their solid state flash drives to maintain optimal performance throughout the life span of the systems.

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NPD data shows Apple on pace to sell 3.2M Macs in June quarter

05/17/2010, 01:05 pm

Sales of the Mac are tracking stronger than Wall Street expectations, with Apple on pace to sell as many as 3.2 million computers during the June quarter, according to new data from NPD.

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Apple's iPad launch helps April retail electronics sales grow 9.7%

05/05/2010, 12:05 pm

Though overall retail sales in April were a mixed bag, consumer purchases of electronics grew 9.7 percent year-over-year, thanks in large part to the successful debut of Apple's iPad.

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Apple exploring 'invisible,' disappearing buttons for future MacBooks

04/29/2010, 09:04 am

Apple's crusade against the physical button continues, with a new patent application describing a disappearing input space that could be featured anywhere on the aluminum shell of a MacBook Pro.

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Review: Apple's early 2010 MacBook Pros

04/28/2010, 07:04 pm

Apple's revised 13, 15 and 17 inch MacBook Pros deliver new NVIDIA GeForce 320M/330M dedicated graphics performance and CPU options that include Intel's new Arrandale Core i5 and i7, while inheriting the long battery life, the strong, minimalist unibody construction, and the environmentally friendly design of last year's models.

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Unexpected delays slow delivery of custom-built MacBook Pros, Apple says

04/23/2010, 10:04 am

Users who have purchased Apple's new 15-inch MacBook Pro models with build-to-order options have been notified that their shipments are delayed.

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First Look: Pairing the new 2010 17 inch MacBook Pro with iPad

04/18/2010, 03:04 pm

Apple's latest revision of its 17" MacBook Pro boasts better performance and a lower price tag. With an iPad companion for working on the go, is it now less important to have a highly portable notebook?

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Apple in advance discussions to adopt AMD chips

04/16/2010, 01:04 pm

Intel has served as Apple's sole source for the microprocessors used in its notebook and desktop personal computers since the company began its transition away from PowerPC in 2006, but that may soon change given the company's recent talks with Intel's chief CPU rival Advanced Micro Devices.

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Apple's new MacBook Pro has antenna mounted to optical drive frame

04/15/2010, 10:04 pm

A disassembly of Apple's new 15-inch Core i5 MacBook Pro has uncovered Intel's HM55 chipset, a redesigned speaker assembly, and a wireless antenna mounted on the frame of the optical drive opening.

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Intel profits quadruple as chip maker says industry has recovered

04/14/2010, 03:04 pm

Intel, the maker of processors for Apple's entire line of Mac computers, reported record earnings this week, with its strongest first quarter in the company's history fueled by demand for new microprocessors.

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Resellers offer over 7% off new MacBook Pros with discount coupons

04/14/2010, 04:04 pm

A handful of Apple authorized resellers began reflecting stock of the company's new MacBook Pros on Wednesday, offering discounts of up to 7% (or $165) through special discount coupons.

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New MacBook Pros off to strong start, 13-inch model selling out

04/14/2010, 12:04 pm

Demand for Apple's newly upgraded line of MacBook Pro notebooks was strong on the first day, with scattered reports of the low-end 13-inch model selling out in some retail locations. Also, Apple has already issued a software update for the 15- and 17-inch models.

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Benchmarks show Core i7 MacBook Pros offer 50% speed boost

04/13/2010, 04:04 pm

Preliminary benchmark tests with Apple's new 15-inch Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro shows the notebook's CPU has gained a 50 percent performance boost over its Core 2 Duo predecessor.

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