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Topic: MacBook Pro

Macs may go even longer between revamps as Intel kills tick-tock

03/24/2016, 01:03 pm

Already burdened with improvement cycles measured in years, Mac owners could soon find more room for despair, as Apple supplier and chipmaker extraordinaire Intel has announced that they will no longer follow their famous tick-tock development strategy.


MacBook stocks dwindle as rumor pegs new 13" & 15" models for second quarter 2016 launch

03/22/2016, 01:03 pm

Low stocks of some current MacBooks models may indicate that Apple is preparing to refresh its laptops, and may also support a rumor that new 13- and 15-inch systems will ship by the end of the second quarter.


Apple's 2010 15- & 17-inch MacBook Pros, 2009 Xserve become 'vintage'

03/09/2016, 11:03 am

Apple this week declared a trio of older products vintage and obsolete, adding a pair of 2010 MacBook Pros and the 2009 Xserve to a list of discontinued hardware service.


Intel details new Skylake chips hinting at Apple's future 15" MacBook Pro specs

01/27/2016, 02:01 pm

Intel has posted a new processor price list, including some Skylake-based units that could potentially make their way into a revamped 15-inch MacBook Pro from Apple.


2016 expected to be a big year for Apple's MacBook lineup, upgrades to arrive in coming months

01/24/2016, 03:01 pm

Continued growth for the MacBook lineup -- particularly in enterprise markets -- will be a bright spot for Apple in 2016, further bolstered by an update in the first half of the year, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.


Consumer Reports survey finds Apple most reliable laptop brand

12/02/2015, 07:12 pm

Results of a Consumer Reports survey released on Wednesday show Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pro to be the most reliable laptops on the market, with average failure rates markedly outperforming comparable Windows machines.


Rumor: Apple to unveil redesigned MacBook Airs, new 15" model at WWDC 2016

11/30/2015, 03:11 am

A rumor circulating in the Far East claims Apple plans to introduce a revamped MacBook Air lineup at its Worldwide Developers Conference in 2016, extending the form factor to include a 15-inch model potentially in lieu of an 11-inch version.


Record Low Prices: Apple's iMac 4K falls $200 to $1,299, iMac 5K to $1,599, 15" MacBook Pro to $1699 at B&H ahead of Black Friday

11/25/2015, 05:11 pm

Ahead of Black Friday, Apple authorized reseller B&H on Wednesday introduced the lowest pricing we've ever seen on Apple's new iMac 4Ks ($200 off) 5Ks ($200-$270 off) and 15" MacBook Pros ($300-$350 off). Each includes free shipping and no tax in 49 states.


Exclusive Deal: Free 32GB Apple TV with all 2015 MacBook Pros plus up to $230 in additional discounts per model with no tax in 48 states

11/25/2015, 01:11 pm

One-upping our offer from last year, this Black Friday AppleInsider has teamed with one of Apple's top authorized resellers to knock $30-$111 off all 2015 13" MacBook Pros and $71-$230 off all 2015 15" MacBook Pros, then throw in a brand new 4th-generation 32GB Apple TV -- on top of those discounts -- for free. Plus free shipping and no tax in 48 states.


Free Apple SuperDrive and 50% off AppleCare with 13" MacBook Pros & 13" MacBook Airs (2015 models)

11/07/2015, 11:11 am

For the next 9 days, AI readers can take advantage of a pair of exclusive deals that deliver a free Apple SuperDrive and 50% off AppleCare with Apple's early-2015 13 MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs. Plus free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states.


10 Days Only: Free AppleCare & Free Apple SuperDrive with 15" MacBook Pros (Late 2015)

11/06/2015, 02:11 pm

In an effort to best last year's holiday deals, AI one of Apple's authorized resellers are teaming up to offer Free AppleCare, a Free Apple SuperDrive, and cash discounts on a handful of Late-2015 15" MacBook Pros (including both key retail configurations), or a Free Apple Super Drive and up to 80% off AppleCare with the remainder of the 15" MacBook Pro lineup.


Apple activates Quality Program for Retina MacBook Pro screen coating issue

10/17/2015, 10:10 pm

According to a report on Saturday, Apple recently instated a quality program to deal with an issue relating to Retina MacBook Pro antireflective coatings, a problem that some owners claim causes irreparable damage to their laptop screen.


Apple fixes 2015 MacBook Pro flash storage issue in firmware update

07/22/2015, 05:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a MacBook Pro firmware update to address issues users of 2015 models were seeing with corrupted data.


Retina MacBook Pro owners plagued by supposed screen coating damage, call on Apple to take action

07/10/2015, 08:07 pm

A small cadre of Retina MacBook Pro owners are calling for Apple to replace or repair their laptops after discovering what appears to be irreparable damage to an antireflective screen coating layer, a problem the group has dubbed "staingate."


Thunderbolt 3 spec announced with support for USB-C connector, transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps

06/02/2015, 08:06 am

The next generation of the high-speed Thunderbolt specification was announced on Tuesday, ditching the legacy Mini DisplayPort connector for the new smaller, reversible USB-C standard, and offering transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps with high-end cables.


Apple adds 5K support to MacBook Pro as target display mode remains absent for Retina iMac

05/28/2015, 01:05 pm

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro has become the third Apple computer to ship with the ability to drive high-resolution 5K displays, but Apple's flagship 5K device -- the iMac with Retina 5K display --continues to lack the popular target display mode feature.


This week on AppleInsider: New Macs, Apple Watch update, TV plans & more

05/23/2015, 01:05 am

Perhaps the most significant Apple-related event this week was the launch of a refreshed 15-inch MacBook Pro, but the company also released its first firmware update for the Apple Watch, and saw its takeover of GPS firm Coherent Navigation made public.


Deals: $400 off 2014 15" MacBook Pros & mid-2015 15" MacBook Pros at the lowest prices

05/20/2015, 12:05 am

Apple's 2015 MacBook Pro lineup is now complete and AI is proud to offer all 13- and 15-inch Force Touch models at the lowest prices anywhere via exclusive discount coupons. Meanwhile, the 2014 models they replace are now a bargain with fresh price cuts of $200-$400.


Apple launches new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad

05/19/2015, 08:05 am

Apple on Tuesday issued an update to its 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, adding faster Intel processors, as well as the new pressure-sensitive Force Touch trackpad.


Rumor: Apple to update 15" MacBook Pro, 27" iMac on Wednesday

05/18/2015, 07:05 am

Rather than waiting for WWDC, Apple may update its 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac with Intel's latest Broadwell processors this week on Wednesday, according to a new rumor.