Topic: MacBook Pro
11/01/2016, 09:11 pm
Last week, Apple announced an all-new MacBook Pro lineup redesign featuring a thin-and-light chassis, wide color gamut display, and Touch Bar with Touch ID. Today, AppleInsider unboxes the first release, Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro with classic physical function key row.
11/01/2016, 08:11 pm
It appears Apple's push toward an all-flash storage Mac lineup is driving an amortization of SSD costs for the tech giant, as the company recently cut upgrade pricing for 512GB and 1TB modules on older Mac models.
11/01/2016, 01:11 pm
Apple claims that the PCI-e SSD in the new MacBook Pro is more than twice as fast as the 2015 model, and early benchmarking of the 13-inch MacBook pro with Function Keys bear out the claim that the new portable family from Apple is the SSD speed champion.
10/31/2016, 11:10 pm
Noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo sees slow demand for Apple's recently released MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, as the notebooks ship at higher than expected prices and present disappointing specifications to core Mac users.
Intel's chip design, not Apple's choices, reason behind Thunderbolt 3 & RAM issues in new MacBook Pro
10/31/2016, 12:10 pm
The processors in the new 2016 MacBook Pro line have been identified, clarifying why some of the limitations surrounding the machine -- like limited Thunderbolt 3 bandwidth on some models -- exist.
10/31/2016, 12:10 pm
One of Apple's less emphasized upgrades in the 2016 MacBook Pro is better internal speakers, which should -- in theory, anyway -- be good enough that you might choose them over headphones or external speakers, if just for the sake of convenience.
10/31/2016, 11:10 am
Apple's newly released MacBook Pros do away with the classic F-sharp major boot-up chime that has been a part of the Mac since 1999. Thankfully, for those who want to keep it, there's an easy way to bring it back.
10/29/2016, 01:10 am
A support document published by Apple on Friday reveals only two of the four Thunderbolt 3 ports in the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar support full-speed data transfer, potentially limiting the notebook's flexibility for power users.
10/28/2016, 10:10 pm
In an email response to a customer question concerning the 16GB memory cap on Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup, a longstanding ceiling for the notebook series, SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller said the design decision stems from a need to prolong battery life.
10/28/2016, 09:10 pm
Aftermarket Mac storage solutions firm OWC tore down Apple's entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar to find that, while an involved process, the notebook's SSD module can be removed and potentially replaced.
10/28/2016, 03:10 pm
Apple's latest MacBook Pro features a revamped display that's brighter, has greater contrast, and marks the first Mac notebook to gain wide color support -- a particular boon for photographers -- all while consuming 30 percent less power.
10/28/2016, 03:10 pm
Looking to take advantage of Apple's new MacBook Pros, equipped with Thunderbolt 3, storage maker LaCie has launched the Bolt3, along with two new enterprise-level RAID drives.
10/28/2016, 01:10 pm
Hoping to attract some people who might otherwise buy Apple's updated MacBook Pro, Microsoft is offering up to $650 for people willing to trade in an existing MacBook towards a Surface Book or Surface Pro 4.
10/28/2016, 11:10 am
While everybody expected USB-C connectors on the new MacBook Pro, all four ports being Thunderbolt 3 wasn't. AppleInsider explains the differences between USB-C, USB 3.1 gen 2, and Thunderbolt 3, and examines Apple's latest implementation of the technologies.
Apple's Touch Bar guidelines steer devs away from non-interactive content, towards backwards compatibility
10/28/2016, 10:10 am
In its design guidelines for the Touch Bar on new MacBook Pro models, Apple is urging developers to skip any non-interactive content, as well as avoid cutting off owners of other Macs.
10/28/2016, 12:10 am
Demand for Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is outstripping supply after less than 12 hours of availability, with all 13-inch models now showing expected ship times of four to five weeks.
10/27/2016, 11:10 pm
Apple on Thursday unveiled a trio of MacBook Pro models, each featuring a thin-and-light design and powerful technology the company hopes will spark the interest of everyone from road warriors to professionals. From the Touch Bar to Touch ID to the gigantic Force Touch trackpad, AppleInsider presents a rundown of the line's best features.
10/27/2016, 10:10 pm
Benchmarks of Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup are making their way online just hours after Thursday's unveiling, with initial tests putting the entry-level 13-inch model without Touch Bar at performance levels equivalent to last year's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.
10/27/2016, 08:10 pm
AMD has offered up some technical information on the three discrete chipsets debuting in the new MacBook Pro line, showing nearly double the performance on the Radeon Pro 460 over the Radeon Pro 450.
10/27/2016, 04:10 pm
With Apple's "Hello Again" Mac release event in the past, the company has posted two versions of Accessibility video that started the keynote, as well as a video recapping most of Apple's portable history, plus an Ive-narrated MacBook Pro design video featuring the Touch Bar.