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Topic: MacBook Pro

Apple might debut 'MagSafe-like' USB-C adapter with redesigned MacBook Pro line

10/22/2016, 08:10 pm

According to well-informed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple might launch a USB-C adapter with MagSafe functionality to return easy-on, easy-off functionality to a fully upgraded MacBook lineup, expected for unveiling at next week's "Hello Again" media event.


New Apple event invite recalls original Macintosh, iMac introductions

10/20/2016, 09:10 am

The color-splashed invite sent out to the press on Wednesday for the forthcoming Oct. 27 Apple release event uses language that Apple has used before in two other groundbreaking product debuts.


Potential MacBook Pro OLED function row names include 'Magic Toolbar,' 'Control Strip,' 'Touch Bar'

10/20/2016, 09:10 am

One of the key changes to next week's anticipated MacBook Pro refresh is believed to be a new touch-sensitive OLED screen replacing the function row of keys on the keyboard. Trademark filings by Apple reveal the possible names the company could use to brand it.


'Hello again:' Apple sends invitations for event on Oct. 27, new MacBook Pros expected

10/19/2016, 04:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued invitations to members of the press for an event at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters on Oct. 27, where it is expected to unveil a thinner MacBook Pro with OLED touch bar and reversible USB-C ports.


Annual Final Cut Pro gathering being held as Apple is expected to unveil new MacBook Pros

10/19/2016, 03:10 pm

In what may be turning out to be a busy week for Apple, the company is inviting attendees at the annual Final Cut Pro X user's conference to visit the its corporate headquarters next door, just as it is expected to unveil a new MacBook Pro design with dynamic OLED touch bar.


Apple issues fifth betas of iOS 10.1 with iPhone 7 Plus Portrait photos, macOS 10.12.1

10/19/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out new fifth beta releases of both iOS 10.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.1, as the company is expected to launch Portrait photo mode for the iPhone 7 Plus, as well as newly redesigned MacBook Pros, in just a matter of days.


Apple to debut new Macs at Oct. 27 event, report says

10/18/2016, 05:10 pm

A report on Tuesday puts a date to rumors regarding an impending Mac hardware refresh, saying Apple will announce all new computer models at an Oct. 27 media event.


Supply chain reaffirms only three new Apple notebooks this fall, likely no 11" MacBook Air

10/18/2016, 09:10 am

Apple is expected to release just three new MacBook models this fall, according to a research report released on Tuesday, possibly reaffirming claims that the company is planning to drop the 11-inch model of the MacBook Air.


More reports circulate suggesting a late-October MacBook Pro, MacBook Air refresh

10/17/2016, 09:10 pm

According to "reliable sources," Apple will announce the MacBook Pro (Late 2016) model in the next few days, shipping it and a new MacBook Air before the end of October.


Apple issues fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 as new MacBook Pros loom

10/11/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday supplied to developers and public testers a fourth pre-release beta of macOS 10.12.1, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for the Sierra operating system which could ship on next-generation MacBook Pros.


Research shows intense interest in Apple MacBooks, even given long time since last refresh

10/05/2016, 03:10 pm

Research data gathered in the summer of 2016 on interest in Apple's laptop lines suggest that any new release, despite the MacBook Pro having lain fallow for over a year, will generate both intense traffic and very high sales.


Apple issues third developer beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1

10/03/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Monday provided developers with a third pre-release beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1, right on schedule with an earlier rumor suggesting new MacBook Pros will ship with the update later this month.


Nvidia working with Apple on graphics for 'revolutionary' new Mac products

09/26/2016, 04:09 pm

Though Apple's current Mac lineup relies on AMD graphics, a switch to Nvidia could be in the works for the MacBook Pro and beyond, if new job listings from the GPU maker is any indication.


Apple polling MacBook Pro owners on use of headphone jack, other ports

09/14/2016, 11:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday sent out surveys to a sampling of MacBook Pro customers asking whether they use the laptop's headphone jack, a question that suggests the company is looking to remove the legacy component as it did with iPhone 7.


Tim Cook email response tells sender to 'stay tuned' for Mac refresh

09/09/2016, 03:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has allegedly returned an email from a concerned consumer, and suggests that there are imminent changes in the pipeline.


Alleged Apple trademark filings reveal 'Iris Engine,' 'AirPod Case,' 'Home Hub,' 'Control Strip,' 'Smart Button'

09/06/2016, 12:09 pm

A wide array of international trademark filings allegedly connected to Apple could reveal the branding for new products and services, with possible ties to rumored features in the "iPhone 7," "AirPods" wireless headphones, and redesigned MacBook Pro.


Intel Kaby Lake CPUs suitable for MacBook Pro refresh said to be in manufacturers' hands

09/05/2016, 08:09 am

Supply chain reports sourced from laptop manufacturers claim that they are in receipt of laptop-class Kaby Lake processors earlier than expected -- with the new chip possibly suitable for a MacBook Pro refresh.


Low-end Intel Kaby Lake processors detailed, MacBook Pro version absent

08/30/2016, 12:08 pm

Intel has shed some specific details for the first time about the new seventh generation Kaby Lake processors suitable for the MacBook and MacBook Air, but as expected, processors suitable for the MacBook Pro have yet to materialize.


Deals: $150-$290 off 15" MacBook Pros; 12" MacBook for $964; 13" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz, 8GB, 256GB) for $1,200

08/30/2016, 12:08 pm

Shoppers this week can snap up a 15" MacBook Pro at up to $290 off or take advantage of $335 off a 2015 12" MacBook in Space Gray with exclusive coupon savings. Apple's current 13" MacBook Pro with 256GB of storage space is also $300 off on eBay while supplies last.


Possible references to MacBook Pro OLED 'Function Row' spotted in Pages code

08/30/2016, 09:08 am

A reference to a "Dynamic Function Row" has been spotted in Apple's latest release of the Pages word processing app, potentially confirming a rumored name for the OLED touch bar on the new MacBook Pro.