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Topic: MacBook Pro

13-inch MacBook Pro teardown reveals "unimaginative" SD Card slot

06/10/2009, 08:06 pm

A dissection of Apple's first 13-inch MacBook Pro shows the company may have run out of real estate to create a slot that would completely conceal SD cards but also points to certain do-it-yourself upgrades being near-trivial jobs for prospective owners.

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New 13" MacBook Pro drops digital audio input for FireWire and SD

06/09/2009, 04:06 pm

The new 13" MacBook Pro unveiled at WWDC makes room for its new SD card slot and FireWire 800 port in part by giving up a digital audio input port. Instead, the new model uses the same integrated mic and headphone port as the iPhone.

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Apple posts QuickTime video of WWDC 2009 Keynote Address

06/08/2009, 09:06 pm

Apple Monday evening made available through its website a QuickTime video stream of its WWDC 2009 keynote address from earlier in the day that ushered in more affordable Mac notebooks and the iPhone 3G S.

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Apple introduces 13-inch MacBook Pro, cheaper MacBook Airs

06/08/2009, 01:06 pm

Apple at its developers conference Monday unveiled plans to transition its 13-inch unibody MacBooks into a more premium offering by announcing plans to rebrand them as 13-inch MacBook Pros alongside more affordable pricing. MacBook Airs were also updated with cheaper pricing.

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Apple unveils faster, more affordable MacBook Pros

06/08/2009, 01:06 pm

Apple on Monday kicked-off its 2009 Worldwide Developers Conference by refreshing its MacBook Pro line of professional desktops with faster processors, cheaper prices, better displays, and built-in batteries on the 15-inch models.

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Last minute odds and ends: iPhone 3GS, notebooks, retail

06/08/2009, 11:06 am

With Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference slated to begin in roughly two hours, a handful of last minute tips have surfaced regarding the naming scheme for the next iPhone, some brief changes to MacBook pricing that were quickly reversed, and reports of extended hours for retail staffers this week.

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Apple extends old MacBook Pro graphics warranty to three years

05/30/2009, 11:05 am

Illustrating the scope of a flaw in older NVIDIA graphics chipsets, Apple has extended its special warranty on the GeForce 8600M GT in certain MacBook Pros from two to three years.

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Workers push Apple to end iPhone supplier's labor abuse

05/21/2009, 06:05 pm

Seizing a chance to grab the spotlight, workers at one of the key suppliers for iPhone touchscreens have taken their cause directly to Apple itself in hopes of halting what they see as abusive and illegal working conditions.

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Apple fires its return salvo as Microsoft issues misleading 5th ad

05/15/2009, 09:05 pm

After appearing to remain aloof to Microsoft's jabs that Macs don't give enough choice, Apple has responded with ads which insist that poor Windows PC choices are no choices at all.

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MacBook Pro owner among those suing Nvidia over faulty chips

05/12/2009, 11:05 am

Apple, Dell, and HP notebook customers are banding together in an effort to gain class-action status on a combined lawsuit against Nvidia, which could potentially force the graphics chip maker to replace or compensate for faulty graphics processors in millions of computers.

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Intel to launch Calpella with quad-core notebook chips in Q3

05/12/2009, 09:05 am

Intel still plans to launch its next-generation Calpella notebook platform, expected to find its way into Apple's MacBook lines, sometime in the the third quarter of this year, according to a new report.

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Apple hit with class action suit over fire-prone MagSafe adapters

05/05/2009, 06:05 pm

A new lawsuit seeking class action status has accused Apple of neglecting a flaw in the MagSafe power connector for MacBooks that might not only cause a break but could trigger sparks, forcing customers to buy replacements and even creating a potential fire hazard.

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MacBooks sweep latest Consumer Reports scores

05/04/2009, 09:05 pm

Apple to introduce more affordable Macs, sources say

04/30/2009, 12:04 pm

Determined to grow its share of the personal computer market during the worst economic climate in its corporate history, Apple is tailoring changes to a pair of its offerings that will help drive down prices of some of the most popular Macs, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple reaches 1 billion app mark at rate of 5.5 million per day

04/23/2009, 05:04 pm

Apple has reached a symbolic 1 billion iPhone apps downloaded through the App Store in less than one year, and managed it at an unprecedented rate for the company.

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Apple selling 8GB memory upgrade kits for 15" MacBook Pros [u]

03/26/2009, 09:03 am

It will cost you an arm and a leg, but Apple is now offering an official 8GB memory upgrade kit for the mid- and high-end models of its current 15-inch unbibody MacBook Pro family, AppleInsider has discovered.

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Apple posts fix for 17-inch MacBook Pro's visual glitches

03/25/2009, 05:03 pm

Addressing widespread reports of visual artifacts on the 17-inch MacBook Pro's display, Apple on Wednesday night released a firmware update that it hoped would clear up the issues for its premium notebook.

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Apple issues Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter Firmware Update

03/17/2009, 09:03 am

Apple appears to be distributing a new firmware update that will attempt to address flickering and blank video issues on the latest generation of MiniDisplay Port-equipped Macs connected to external displays using the company's Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter.

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Notes of interest on Apple's desktops: Mac Pro gets Xeons early

03/03/2009, 07:03 pm

While most are familiar with Apple's desktop overhaul, a number of important details have slipped through the cracks -- including confirmation that Apple is receiving access to Intel's next-generation Xeon processors ahead of schedule.

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Apple quietly intros 2.66GHz MacBook Pro, offers larger SSDs

03/03/2009, 10:03 am

Flying under the radar of Tuesday's broad desktop overhaul were quiet updates to Apple's MacBook Pro notebook line, which now includes a faster 15-inch model, new high-end chip options, and larger solid-state drive (SSD) choices that are also offered alongside the company's 13-inch MacBooks.

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