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Topic: Current Hardware

Google admits Chrome bug responsible for crashing MacBook Airs

06/29/2012, 12:06 am

Google has accepted responsibility for a kernel panic issue on Apple's new MacBook Airs that was apparently being caused by a graphics resource leak in its Chrome browser.

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Apple explains MacBook Pro Retina Display settings with support FAQ

06/27/2012, 01:06 am

A Frequently Asked Questions page on Apple's support website offers detailed information about settings for the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display in an attempt to clear up confusion about the new screen's capabilities in low-resolution mode and Microsoft's Windows operating system.

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PC makers struggle as Apple locks up metal chassis supply

06/26/2012, 09:06 am

Supply of metal chassis for ultraportable PC notebooks remains constrained as Apple has reportedly locked up most of the capacity available from suppliers.

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Retina display image retention reported by new MacBook Pro owners

06/25/2012, 05:06 pm

Some early adopters of the new MacBook Pro with Retina display are experiencing image persistence issues with the laptop's high-resolution screen, prompting Apple to replace any possibly defective units.

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Discounted MacBook Pros with Retina display now in stock; 50% off AppleCare

06/21/2012, 11:06 pm

While Apple's online store continues to list wait times of 2 to 3 weeks on new orders for its 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina display, one of the company's authorized resellers -- which is also offering AppleInsider readers the lowest prices anywhere -- has received stock of the high-end model and is ready ship the new notebooks immediately. Separately, a second reseller is offering additional savings when purchasing new Macs alongside AppleCare.

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Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina Display can power 3 external monitors

06/20/2012, 11:06 pm

With its two Thunderbolt ports and an integrated HDMI port, Apple's new Retina Display-equipped 15-inch MacBook Pro can power up to three external monitors for an impressive total of four screens.

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Teardown of non-Retina MacBook Pro finds thicker RAM slots, hard drive

06/20/2012, 08:06 am

Apple's updated MacBook Pros featuring the same design as the last generation are thicker than the new Retina display model thanks to stacked RAM slots and a 2.5-inch hard disk drive.

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LG supplying MacBook Pro Retina displays to Apple

06/19/2012, 04:06 pm

At least one of the suppliers for Apple's new high-resolution MacBook Pro Retina display has been identified as LG Display.

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Review: Apple's next-gen MacBook Pro with 15" Retina display

06/19/2012, 01:06 pm

Apple's next-generation MacBook Pro represents a marriage between the design of the whisper-thin MacBook Air and the power of the previous MacBook Pro. But it's the feature that sets this notebook apart — its high-resolution Retina display — that makes this new notebook decidedly more "Pro" than "Air."

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MacBook Pro Retina display teardown shows off 'engineering marvel'

06/19/2012, 08:06 am

A disassembly of the new MacBook Pro's Retina display has revealed Apple's impressive design for the high-resolution screen, featuring a glass-free front that allows the screen to be thinner than its predecessor.

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First look: Apple's next-gen MacBook Pro with 15" Retina display

06/15/2012, 11:06 am

Days after the new MacBook Pro with Retina display was unveiled, the first shipments of Apple's next-generation notebook have begun to arrive. AppleInsider offers a closer look at its new, thinner design and high-resolution display.

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Review roundup: Apple's Retina MacBook Pro is pretty but pricey

06/14/2012, 12:06 pm

Reviewers are floored by the high-resolution Retina display on Apple's next-generation MacBook Pro, but remain put off by the $2,200 entry price.

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Google promises Chrome support for MacBook Pro with Retina Display

06/13/2012, 09:06 pm

Google revealed on Wednesday that it is "committed to polishing" its Chrome browser to take advantage of Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina Display.

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Teardown of Retina MacBook Pro finds soldered RAM, proprietary SSD

06/13/2012, 08:06 am

Apple's new Retina display MacBook Pro has been taken apart and examined from the inside, revealing that the RAM is soldered onto the logic board and cannot be upgraded, and that the proprietary solid-state drive memory was supplied by Samsung.

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Apple rumored to pay at least $150 for MacBook Pro Retina Display panels

06/13/2012, 02:06 am

Competing notebook makers are reportedly looking to follow in Apple's footsteps by releasing their own high-resolution laptops, but pricing could pose a significant obstacle, as the Mac maker is rumored to pay at least $150 per unit for the Retina Display found in its MacBook Pro.

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Apple airs new MacBook Pro ad as shipping estimates rise to 3-4 weeks

06/12/2012, 11:06 pm

A new television commercial for Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina Display began airing on Tuesday, even as shipping estimates for the new laptop have risen to three to four weeks.

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Apple releases quick fix for next-gen MacBook Pro trackpad issues

06/12/2012, 07:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday released the first software update for the Retina Display MacBook Pro to fix possible trackpad input issues a little over 24 hours after the new machine was debuted on Monday.

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Apple's new Ivy Bridge-powered MacBook Pro, Air benchmarked

06/12/2012, 04:06 pm

Benchmark data collected on Tuesday show incremental gains for most of Apple's new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebooks that were announced yesterday at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Teardown of 2012 MacBook Air finds revised flash memory connector

06/12/2012, 03:06 pm

Apple's new Ivy Bridge-equipped MacBook Air features a design largely the same as its predecessor, though a few minor tweaks have been implemented, most significantly a redesigned connector for the flash memory module.

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Shipping time for new Retina display MacBook Pro slips to 2-3 weeks

06/12/2012, 10:06 am

Though the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display launched when it was announced on Monday, estimated shipping times for the next-generation notebook have already slipped to two to three weeks at Apple's online store.

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