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Topic: Current Hardware

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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Apple's new Retina Display MacBook Pro, MacBook Air sport slimmer MagSafe 2 port

06/12/2012, 01:06 am

On its quest for ever-thinner computers, Apple has created MagSafe 2, a slimmer version of its magnetic power port, for the next-generation MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air.

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Apple switches from AMD to NVIDIA with next-generation MacBook Pro

06/12/2012, 12:06 am

With the announcement of its next-generation MacBook Pro at WWDC on Monday, Apple showed its intent to move away from discrete AMD Radeon video cards to new Kepler-based silicon from NVIDIA.

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Apple officially axes 17-inch MacBook Pro from notebook lineup

06/11/2012, 06:06 pm

After introducing the next generation 15.4-inch MacBook Pro, complete with Retina Display and an all-new thin design, Apple took down the 17-inch version of its laptop from its online store, effectively killing off the large desktop replacement.

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First look at Apple's 'next generation MacBook Pro' with photos

06/11/2012, 04:06 pm

After announcing the "next generation MacBook Pro" complete with Retina Display, Apple let WWDC attendees spend some quality time with the machine and AppleInsider was there to grab some up-close photos.

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Apple quietly updates Mac Pro with Intel Xeon CPU [u]

06/11/2012, 03:06 pm

Though it wasn't mentioned onstage at WWDC, the Mac Pro was given a long-awaited refresh on Monday with a modest speed bump.

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New Apple AirPort Express features dual-band Wi-Fi

06/11/2012, 02:06 pm

The AirPort Express received a redesign on Monday, adding features previously only available in the AirPort Extreme, such as dual-band Wi-Fi.

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Apple launches 0.71" thick next-generation MacBook Pro with 15" Retina display

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

Calling it "the most beautiful computer we have ever made," Apple on Monday announced what it has dubbed the "next-generation MacBook Pro," an all-new ultra-thin professional laptop with a high-resolution Retina display.

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Apple updates MacBook Pro with Ivy Bridge CPUs and Nvidia graphics

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

The legacy MacBook Pro lineup was given a refresh on Monday, as Apple unveiled updated notebooks featuring Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors, as well as dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT 650M graphics on the 15-inch model.

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Apple unveils new MacBook Air with up to 2.0GHz CPUs, 512GB storage

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

Apple's thin-and-light MacBook Air lineup was given a refresh on Monday, with new models featuring Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors, and configurations running up to 2.0GHz in speed with a Core i7 processor and 512 gigabytes of flash storage.

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Apple MacBook Air design patent could disrupt Ultrabook rollouts

06/07/2012, 06:06 pm

A broad patent issued to Apple on Tuesday for the MacBook Air's distinctive "teardrop" design may cause problems for Ultrabook makers hoping to replicate the sleek look and feel of Apple's thin-and-light laptop.

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