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Topic: MacBook Pro

Apple inventory snapshot suggests new MacBook Pros imminent, non-Retina iPad mini may live on

10/19/2013, 05:10 pm

A near last minute snapshot of Apple's indirect channel inventory ahead of Tuesday's media event supports expectations of new Retina MacBook Pros, 9.7-inch fifth-gen iPads, and a redesigned Mac Pro, but shows surprisingly large stock of Apple TV and the most popular iPad minis.


What to expect from Apple's Oct. 22 event: iPads, Macs, Mavericks & more

10/15/2013, 12:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday confirmed that it will hold a media event next week, where the company is preparing to unveil its second-generation iPad mini and fifth-generation iPad, along with other anticipated products. Here's a rundown of what the company is expected to announce, based on the latest leaks and rumors.


Rumor: Updated MacBook Pros to arrive in late Oct., new Mac Pro in mid Nov.

10/15/2013, 08:10 am

Alleged availability dates for some of Apple's anticipated upcoming products were reported on Tuesday, pegging new MacBook Pros to launch in just over a week, with the revamped Mac Pro desktop apparently set to debut in mid November.


Apple's 2011 MacBook Pro lineup suffering from sporadic GPU failures

10/14/2013, 05:10 pm

Owners of early-2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros are reporting issues with the discrete AMD graphics processors in their notebooks, which in some cases results in the failure of the component, leaving an expensive logic board replacement as the only remedy.


Apple fixes battery-related shutdown issue with MacBook Pro and MacBook Air firmware updates

10/01/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a trio of SMC updates, one each for the MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Retina and MacBook Air, that patches a minor issue some users have experienced when draining the battery down to near zero.


Haswell-based MacBook Pros expected to ship in September - report

08/22/2013, 03:08 pm

The highly-anticipated MacBook Pro refresh is said to already be in production, setting the stage for a possible unveiling alongside new iPhones at Apple's rumored Sept. 10 event.


Exclusive Deals: $799 MacBook Air, $1799 fully-loaded 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina

08/13/2013, 11:08 pm

In its on-going quest to bring you the most affordable pricing on Apple's product offerings, AppleInsider is teaming this week with Apple power reseller B&H Photo to offer the lowest prices anywhere on an entry-level 11-inch MacBook Air and a fully-loaded current-generation 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.


Caught by iPad cannibalization, Apple, Inc. gambles on Mac inventory safeguards

08/04/2013, 12:08 pm

Apple reduced its total channel inventory by a whopping $1 billion last quarter. That aggressive cut may help explain recent temporary stock-outs of low-volume products, such as Macs and accessories, as the company adopts what is said to be a more conservative approach amidst a shrinking PC market.


Deals: Best Buy knocks $200 off all Retina MacBook Pros; others discount by up to $650 [u]

07/27/2013, 06:07 pm

Big box retailer Best Buy is holding a 48-hour sale that ends Saturday at midnight, slashing the price of all MacBook Pro with Retina display models by $200, while also offering $100 iTunes Gift Cards for $85. Meanwhile, other Apple resellers have discounted fully loaded MacBook Pro with Retina display BTO configurations by as much as $650, while supplies last.


Rumor: Apple to ship Haswell-powered Retina MacBook Pros in October

07/26/2013, 08:07 am

New Retina MacBook Pros with Intel's new Haswell processors could arrive even later than expected, in October, if the latest rumor is to be believed.


Haswell-powered iMacs could hit in late Aug., followed by new MacBook Pros in mid-Sept.

07/23/2013, 10:07 am

Intel's latest-generation Haswell chips are expected to come to Apple's iMac desktop as soon as next month, though Retina display MacBook Pros will have to wait a little longer for an update.


Best Buy shaves $200 off 13-inch MacBook Pros in Back-to-School promotion, $300 for students

07/18/2013, 06:07 pm

Big box electronics retailer Best Buy on Thursday cut the price of select 13-inch MacBook Pro models for its Back-to-School promotion, offering a savings of $300 for students and $200 for regular customers during the ten-day sale.


Best Buy, Amazon and others host first sales on Apple's all-day power MacBook Airs

07/14/2013, 10:07 am

Having caught up with initial demand for its all-day power MacBook Airs, Apple this week is teaming with Best Buy to host the first official sale on the new notebooks. The move has triggered copy-cat sales at other top resellers, which now yield the lowest prices yet on some models.


Apple's Haswell-powered 15" MacBook Pro revealed in benchmark test

07/09/2013, 10:07 am

A system appearing to be Apple's next-generation 15-inch MacBook Pro, featuring a quad-core Haswell processor clocked at 2.4 gigahertz, has appeared in an online benchmark test.


Deals: 20% bonus on iOS trade-ins, more MacBook Pro discounts and Air bundles

06/30/2013, 12:06 pm

In this weekend's deal roundup: trade-in services are increasing payouts by as much as 20% for used iPads, iPhones and iPods ahead this year's product refreshes. Meanwhile, over a dozen new MacBook Air configs are in stock along with the return of the $999 MacBook Pro with optical drive. And some 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros are now discounted by $900-$1000.


Benchmarks may reveal Haswell-powered gains in Apple's next 13" MacBook Pro

06/20/2013, 10:06 am

Performance tests for an unreleased MacBook Pro model have appeared online, potentially offering a hint at Apple's next generation of professional notebooks powered by Intel's new Haswell processors.


Deals: dozens of new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Retina configs at lowest prices anywhere

06/16/2013, 02:06 am

As promised, AppleInsider's Mac Price Guides were expanded over this past week to include 19 configurations of Apple's new MacBook Air (both with and without AppleCare) at the lowest prices anywhere, in addition to several MacBook Pro with Retina Display models that now work with our exclusive coupons, for savings up to $1,150.


Gazelle sees 171% spike in MacBook trade-ins ahead of WWDC

06/06/2013, 05:06 pm

With Apple rumored to announce a refreshed MacBook lineup at its Worldwide Developers Conference next week, Gazelle on Thursday said its website has seen a substantial increase in traffic, with MacBook trade-ins jumping 171 percent compared to the period leading up to WWDC 2012.


B&H Photo celebrates release of iPhone and iPad apps with exclusive MacBook deals

06/03/2013, 04:06 pm

Apple power reseller B&H Photo is celebrating the release of its first iPhone and iPad apps by offering AppleInsider readers exclusive pricing on a half dozen MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models.


Amazon sells out of entry-level 13" Retina MacBook Pro amid rumors of slimmer model

06/03/2013, 09:06 am

Just hours after new details surfaced suggesting that Apple could introduce a slimmed-down version of its popular 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display next week, one of the company's largest resellers is sold out of the current entry-level model.