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Topic: MacBook Pro

Apple begins shipping BTO MacBook Pros for delivery by Thursday

02/26/2011, 11:02 am

Apple overnight began shipping the first wave of customer orders for built-to-order versions of its new MacBook Pros, promising delivery by next Thursday.

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Apple exploring capacitive touch buttons to control a closed MacBook

02/25/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple could add the ability to control applications like iTunes while a notebook is closed via capacitive touch buttons added to the lid of future MacBooks.

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Teardown of Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro finds large Thunderbolt chip

02/25/2011, 08:02 am

The Thunderbolt port inside Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup has its own prominent integrated circuit controller that is the fourth-largest chip found inside the notebooks, a teardown of the 15-inch model has found.

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Intel details Thunderbolt, says Apple has full year head start

02/24/2011, 04:02 pm

At a press conference earlier this morning, Intel offered additional information about its new Thunderbolt interconnect technology being pioneered by Apple in its latest batch of MacBook Pros, noting Apple will have a year long head start in deploying the technology.

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First Look: Inside Apple's fast new Thunderbolt port on MacBook Pros

02/24/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple has introduced the first implementation of Intel's new Thunderbolt technology for high speed communications, aimed at providing a very fast new data connection for mobile professionals.

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Apple's new 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature quad-core i7 chips, AMD graphics

02/24/2011, 08:02 am

Apple's new high-end 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature the latest quad-core Sandy Bridge Core i7 processors from Intel, as well as AMD Radeon HD graphics and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port.

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Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pros sport dual-core Core i5, i7 chips

02/24/2011, 08:02 am

As expected, Apple on Thursday updated its MacBook Pro family with next generation processors and graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera.

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Apple's 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros to sport quad-core i7 CPU, AMD graphics

02/24/2011, 06:02 am

New leaked photos reveal the details of Apple's MacBook Pro refresh, with updated notebooks featuring AMD graphics, and high-end 15- and 17-inch models packing quad-core Intel Core i7 processors [updated].

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Apple to unveil new MacBook Pros 'shortly after' Intel Thunderbolt event Thursday

02/24/2011, 01:02 am

A new report claims that Apple will unveil a refresh to its MacBook Pro lineup 'shortly after' an Intel press event to formally launch the chipmaker's new Light Peak technology, which will reportedly be marketed as Thunderbolt, at 10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday.

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Apple rumored to release 3rd iPad this winter, redesigned MacBook Pro in 2012

02/23/2011, 06:02 pm

A flurry of new rumors suggest that Apple's true second-generation iPad may not surface until later this year, with next week's announcements possibly pertaining to an interim model. Meanwhile, a completely re-thought MacBook Pro family is said to be slated for sometime in 2012.

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MacBook Pro rumor roundup: Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, SSD boot drives & more

02/23/2011, 04:02 pm

With the expected release of Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup on Thursday, onlookers have been inundated with rumored hardware specifications and new features. AppleInsider offers a recap of what's expected in the imminent product refresh slated for tomorrow.

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Next-gen MacBook Pro photos reveal Apple's high-speed 'Thunderbolt' port [u]

02/23/2011, 07:02 am

Apple's implementation of Intel's Light Peak technology could be dubbed "Thunderbolt," according to new pictures that claim to show the new 13-inch MacBook Pro hardware and box [updated with photo of English box].

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Intel to debut Light Peak alongside Apple's new MacBook Pros Thursday

02/22/2011, 07:02 pm

On the same day Apple is expected to unwrap its new MacBook Pros, Intel said it will be briefing the press on "a new technology that is about to appear on the market."

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Apple's new MacBook Pros rumored with 16GB SSD boot disk, white model could be axed

02/22/2011, 06:02 pm

With the expected launch of new MacBook Pro models on Thursday, a new report claims Apple's hardware will come with 16GB solid-state drives to quickly boot the operating system, and also says the company plans to discontinue its white polycarbonate entry-level MacBook.

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Rumor: Apple may refresh iMac alongside new MacBook Pros

02/22/2011, 09:02 am

In addition to introducing new MacBook Pro notebooks, a new unsubstantiated rumor claims Apple this week may also release an updated iMac all-in-one desktop with a modified screen size.

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Apple schedules secret retail employee meeting this weekend [u]

02/22/2011, 08:02 am

Apple has asked its retail employees to sign non-disclosure agreements ahead of an all-hands meeting likely to be held later this week, AppleInsider has been told [updated with new details].

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Rumor has Apple's new MacBook Pros booting from fast SSDs with larger trackpads

02/21/2011, 04:02 pm

A new rumor attributed to unnamed sources says the coming refresh of MacBook Pros will feature larger trackpads and boot from SSD, even on models equipped with a conventional hard disk drive.

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Apple's MacBook Pro ship times slip to 3-5 days ahead of refresh

02/21/2011, 03:02 am

On the heels of of an imminent update to Apple's MacBook Pro lineup, Apple has bumped ship times for all US orders of its line of professional notebooks to three to five business days.

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Apple tells some stores to expect 'sealed packages' early this week

02/20/2011, 03:02 pm

Evidence that Apple plans to introduce new MacBook Pro notebooks as early as this week continues to mount, with the company reportedly providing some dealers with strict warnings not to breach the integrity of sealed pallet shipments that may begin arriving as early as tomorrow.

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Apple partner Best Buy listing 5 new MacBook Pro SKUs and price points

02/20/2011, 01:02 pm

Best Buy, one of the largest resellers authorized to sell Apple's Mac family of products, is listing this weekend five new stock keeping units for Mac notebooks at price points ranging from $1,199 to $2,499.

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