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Topic: MacBook Pro

Comparing the 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro Touch Bar versus the MacBook Pro with function keys

07/18/2018, 12:07 pm

Choosing a new MacBook Pro has gotten a little more complicated since Apple introduced the Touch Bar, as not everyone necessarily needs to have the secondary touch-enabled display. AppleInsider highlights the differences between the two models, so you can decide which one is right for your needs.

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Benchmarks for 2018 MacBook Pros show dramatic multi-core performance gains

07/18/2018, 11:07 am

Though Apple's 2018 MacBook Pros have shown only modest gains in single-core and graphics performance, early multi-core benchmarks have grown in leaps and bounds versus 2017.

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Test suggests 2018 MacBook Pro can't keep up with Intel Core i9 chip's thermal demands

07/17/2018, 09:07 pm

Technology-centric YouTuber Dave Lee claims the thermal design of Apple's latest 15-inch MacBook Pro does not provide sufficient cooling for Intel's Core i9 processor, causing the chip to throttle down performance to prevent serious damage.

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What six years of Retina MacBook Pro evolution gets you

07/17/2018, 02:07 pm

Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro has come a long way since the first Retina models were unveiled in 2012. AppleInsider looks at all the changes that six years have wrought.

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Complete 2018 MacBook Pro teardown shows off six-cell battery, bigger speakers

07/16/2018, 05:07 pm

Finishing up its teardown of the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro, iFixit on Monday noted that the computer has bigger battery and speaker components, which appear to have come without an increase in overall weight.

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The 2018 six-core MacBook Pro with eGPU gives the iMac Pro a run for its money

07/16/2018, 02:07 pm

Between the benefits, the constraints, and the price of Apple's top "Pro"-level machines, the MacBook Pro gives the iMac Pro a a solid fight for the crown of Apple's best machine. AppleInsider looks at how close the battle is -- and how an eGPU could be the deciding factor.

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Prime Day 2018 Deal Roundup: Here are the best bargains still left, including the lowest prices on Apple hardware [u]

07/16/2018, 11:07 am

Prime Day 2018 is here and retailers are knocking hundreds off electronics and accessories (including Apple devices) for the big event. We're rounding up a list of the best deals on and off Amazon -- and updating it throughout the day.

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Apple says major repairs for 2018 MacBook Pros can't happen in-store until September

07/16/2018, 10:07 am

Users with hardware failures in Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro may get a replacement unit for a month or two, since the company will be unable to provide full-scale repairs in most Apple Stores for about two months, AppleInsider has learned.

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How to save up to $535 on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro

07/14/2018, 11:07 pm

With Apple's newest 2018 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros hitting store shelves, now is the time to secure your place in line for the configuration you want and take advantage of free expedited shipping with no sales tax in most states (saving many shoppers up to $535). Select models are also eligible for 0% financing for 12 months as well.

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Apple's new leather MacBook Sleeve is finely crafted and high quality -- but at a cost

07/14/2018, 12:07 pm

Apple's leather sleeves must be solid performers, even with their questionable price. Apple has continued to add leather accessories to their growing lineup of cases and covers after starting out with those for the iPhone, and AppleInsider has the latest addition.

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2018 MacBook Pro keyboards include silicone membrane, might protect against key failure

07/13/2018, 10:07 pm

Apple is advertising the new MacBooks as having an updated, "quieter" keyboard, but has said little about the new design. A teardown of the hardware on Friday, however, reveals a new silicone membrane encases each key that potentially serves as a dust-repelling feature to protect against malfunctions.

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First look: Apple's 2018 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

07/13/2018, 09:07 pm

Our new 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is already in for testing after orders for Apple's latest professional laptop went live on Thursday. Read on for our first look at each new feature, benchmarks for the new quad-core CPU and a comparison with a top-spec 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro.

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LG UltraFine 4K, 5K & Apple Thunderbolt monitors can be used as True Tone displays

07/13/2018, 02:07 pm

Apple has detailed True Tone features in the 2018 MacBook Pro, with some surprising displays on a list of compatible monitors.

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Apple says the 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard doesn't improve reliability, and that's not great

07/13/2018, 09:07 am

While repair data collated by AppleInsider continues to suggest that Apple has made some reliability improvements in the MacBook Pro keyboard in the past year, there appears to be no changes made to the third generation butterfly switch keyboard beyond a quieter typing experience -- but there should have been.

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Everything new in Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro

07/12/2018, 06:07 pm

Apple just released the long-awaited new 2018 MacBook Pros, and while identical at first glance, there are a lot of features that differentiate them from the 2016 and 2017 models.

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What is Apple's True Tone technology on the 2018 MacBook Pro, and why does it matter?

07/12/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple's MacBook Pro refresh on Thursday revealed Apple has incorporated True Tone technology into a Mac's display for the first time. AppleInsider sheds some light on the color management system that aims to keep the image the same for the user, wherever they are situated.

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Apple launches Back to School promotion with free Beats headphones offer

07/12/2018, 11:07 am

Apple has commenced its summer back-to-school promotion, offering its education customers free Beats headphones on top of existing savings for select Mac desktops and iPad Pro models, as well as discounts on other related products.

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Apple adds Leather Sleeve for new 13- & 15-inch MacBook Pros

07/12/2018, 09:07 am

Not content with new MacBook Pros and an external GPU, Apple on Thursday also launched new Leather Sleeves, sized for 13- and 15-inch Pros.

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Apple & Blackmagic launch new eGPU to match updated MacBook Pros

07/12/2018, 09:07 am

Accompanying the refreshed MacBook Pros launched on Thursday, Apple is now also preparing an external GPU developed in cooperation with Blackmagic, which sports an AMD Radeon Pro 580 GPU with 8 gigabytes of memory.

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Apple refreshes MacBook Pro with six-core processors, 32GB of RAM

07/12/2018, 08:07 am

Apple's MacBook Pro refresh features up to six-core processors, a 32GB of RAM option, a True Tone display on some models, and a new quieter third-generation keyboard.

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