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Topic: MacBook Pro

Where is Apple's innovative iPad, MacBook Pro hardware to rival Microsoft's Surface?

07/25/2018, 01:07 pm

Despite getting lighter, thinner and faster, Apple's iPad tablets and MacBook notebooks haven't dabbled into entirely new desktop computing form factors and experimental hardware concepts the way Microsoft has with its Surface business segment -- and for good reason. Here's a look at why.

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Tested: Apple's patch fixes the thermal slowdowns in the 2018 i9 MacBook Pro

07/24/2018, 04:07 pm

Apple's patch on Tuesday seems to fix most -- if not all -- of the clock speed excursions that the 15-inch MacBook Pro was experiencing when under load. AppleInsider delves into the situation, runs the numbers in some real-world applications, and talks about what led us to this point.

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Apple targets thermal performance issues on 2018 MacBook Pros with software update

07/24/2018, 01:07 pm

Performance issues affecting Apple's latest 2018 MacBook Pros discovered over the past week have been identified as a software flaw in the system's thermal management software, and Apple is rolling out a macOS patch to deal with the problem.

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Round-up: user 'solutions' for thermal throttling of the i9 2018 MacBook Pro

07/24/2018, 11:07 am

It has been about a week since it was discovered that the i9 processor in the MacBook Pro can slow down below rated speed to cut back on thermal load. AppleInsider has been examining several proposed solutions by users since we first started talking about the issue, and has some thoughts on the matter.

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B&H is giving away free gift cards with Apple's new 2018 MacBook Pro

07/24/2018, 11:07 am

End of month discounts are heating up on Apple's brand-new 2018 13" and 15" MacBook Pros, and B&H is getting in on the action by throwing in free gift cards with the purchase of qualifying systems. Snap up a free e-gift card valued at $50 to $100 and take advantage of free expedited shipping and no sales tax in most states on your MacBook Pro purchase.

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Mac Clearance Sale: Save up to $475 on 2017 13" and 15" MacBook Pros, plus no tax in 48 states & 0% financing

07/24/2018, 02:07 am

Apple authorized reseller Adorama is meeting and beating competitor prices on popular Mid 2017 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros, as well as MacBook Airs. Prices start at just $1,099 -- with instant and coupon savings available on upgraded models as well. Snap up the sale prices before supplies run out, all with no tax collected outside NY and NJ.

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Hands on: Apple's new 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro with Core i9 processor

07/23/2018, 05:07 pm

The 2018 MacBook Intel Core i9-powered 15-inch Pro refresh strikes some chords with some long requested features, and as often is the case with Apple products, stirs up some controversy.

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Official iPhone, iPad, Mac Apple repair videos leaked on YouTube

07/23/2018, 03:07 pm

A collection of videos used internally by Apple to demonstrate how to repair iPhones, iPads and MacBooks have leaked online, with one YouTube user hosting 11 videos showing the processes performed by staff to solve a variety of hardware issues.

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2018 Back to School Buyers Guide: Choosing the best Apple MacBook or MacBook Pro

07/23/2018, 11:07 am

Back-to-school season is closing in fast. This means two things: retailers will be running some great deals on Macs and students will be looking to pick up some new laptops as they had back to class. AppleInsider discusses Apple's entire laptop line, and talks about who needs what, and why.

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Top nine features of the 2018 MacBook Pro

07/22/2018, 02:07 pm

There is lots to love in Apple's latest pro-level portable Macs. AppleInsider has broken down our top nine features found in the latest MacBook Pros.

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Comparing the Dell XPS 13 9370 versus Apple's 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

07/21/2018, 12:07 pm

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar gets some pretty substantial improvements for 2018, with a beefier processor, faster GPU and new True Tone display. The upgrades bring the small form factor Pro on par with Dell's XPS 13, our all-time favorite Windows laptop. But which one is right for you?

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Killer Deals: Save $50 on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro with no tax in 48 states & 0% financing

07/20/2018, 03:07 pm

The first material discount on Apple's brand-new 2018 MacBook Pro has arrived, and it's available exclusively at AppleInsider. Save $50 on every 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar with coupon, plus no sales tax outside NY and NJ and no interest financing for 12 months.

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Everything new in macOS Mojave beta 4: New dynamic wallpaper & more

07/20/2018, 01:07 pm

Earlier this week, Apple released the fourth beta of macOS Mojave to developers, and the third beta to public beta testers. Unlike beta three, there were actually quite a few changes in this update, including a new dynamic desktop wallpaper.

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BetterTouchTool is the app the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar needs

07/20/2018, 11:07 am

BetterTouchTool is a venerable app that has always brought countless tools to any Mac with a trackpad. Add it to a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, though, and you could become a fan of that little OLED strip. AppleInsider checks it out.

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MacBook Pro keyboard silicone eases but doesn't solve dust ingress issue

07/19/2018, 04:07 pm

The addition of the silicone membrane to the butterfly keyboard in the 2018 MacBook Pro may not be that effective in keeping the mechanism free from debris, after testing shows particles can still bypass the protection and cause issues with typing.

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Hands on with Apple's 15-inch 2018 MacBook Pro with i7 processor

07/19/2018, 12:07 pm

Apple's latest MacBook Pro refresh launched a week ago, and we've now spent some time with the base 15-inch model with six-core i7 processor. Read on for our first look and impressions as well as benchmarks for what will be one of the most popular MacBook Pro configurations.

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In stock alert: B&H is now shipping Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro with no tax in most states

07/19/2018, 10:07 am

Apple authorized reseller B&H is now shipping the standard 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and an upgraded 15-inch model with no sales tax collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. Other upgraded models are expected to arrive in the next one to two weeks, so secure your place in line today.

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13-inch 2018 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has full speed on all Thunderbolt 3 ports

07/19/2018, 09:07 am

According to Apple documentation, the old bandwidth limitation on the 13-inch MacBook Pro is a thing of the past.

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Conflicting information distributed inside Apple about reason for silicone MacBook Pro keyboard seal

07/19/2018, 08:07 am

A pair of documents covering Apple's service policies and procedures conflict on the reasoning for the silicone gasket around the key mechanisms in the new 2018 MacBook Pro.

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Tested: Thermal conditions in the 2018 i9 MacBook Pro dramatically hampering performance

07/18/2018, 07:07 pm

AppleInsider has both an i7 and i9 2018 MacBook Pro on hand, and it's time to do our own testing on the thermal throttling situation that positively afflicts the i9 model -- at least at launch.

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