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Topic: MacBook

Review: Apple's 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro is an excellent, inexpensive workhorse

07/20/2019, 02:07 pm

Without an event, Apple quietly announced an updated base model 13-inch MacBook Pro that featured new quad-core processors, Touch Bar with Touch ID, T2 Security Chip, True Tone display, and an updated butterfly keyboard. Is this new $1299 laptop worth it?

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Hands on: The 2019 MacBook Air is a bargain, but SSD speeds fall

07/16/2019, 05:07 pm

The new MacBook Air builds on the 2018 refresh, but packs in a few improvements and a price drop to boot. But, the savings do come at a cost.

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Hands on: Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro has a lot of bang for the buck

07/12/2019, 04:07 pm

A couple of days ago, Apple refreshed the base model 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and killed off the 12-inch MacBook. So let's take a look at what's new, and how the base model MacBook Pro performs.

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RIP Macbook, Zoom runs afoul of Apple & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/12/2019, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the changes in the MacBook line, Victor explains what happens when you try and defeat Safari security, and William likes the TV App finally.

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Hands on: If you have a USB-C Mac you need the RavPower GaN charger

07/10/2019, 03:07 pm

Apple has moved its entire portable line of Macs to USB-C, abolishing MagSafe. For a while, Apple's chargers have been the best option for powering these machines -- until now.

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Prices fall on 12-inch MacBooks, MacBook Airs with savings up to $950 off

07/10/2019, 11:07 am

On the heels of Apple's 2019 MacBook Air announcement and discontinuation of the 12-inch MacBook, resellers are slashing prices on existing inventory to make way for new products. Here's how to save up to $950 instantly on remaining models, with prices as low as $569.

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Lamenting the loss of the adorable 12-inch MacBook

07/09/2019, 12:07 pm

Yes, you can still buy very light and thin MacBook Air models, but there was something special about that MacBook and Apple just killed it off. We're actually upset.

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Apple quietly pulls 12-inch MacBook from sale

07/09/2019, 09:07 am

Amid changes to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, Apple has removed the 12-inch MacBook from its online store's product lineup, a move that will push consumers towards models from the other two MacBook varieties.

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Woot knocks iPad Pros down to $569, Best Buy drops MacBooks to $849

07/03/2019, 11:07 am

July 4 deals are heating up as we head into the holiday, with Amazon-owned Woot offering flash savings on current and closeout iPad Pros. The latest models are on sale for $659, with closeout devices as low as $569. Best Buy has also launched its 4th of July sale, with savings of up to $450 off current devices.

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Apple's unreleased 'A2159' MacBook Pro model approved by US FCC

07/02/2019, 01:07 pm

A model number for an unreleased MacBook Pro has surfaced via the Federal Communications Commission, a discovery that could be a sign Apple is preparing to ship new models in the product line in the near future, including a potential rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro.

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Flash deals: $799 MacBooks, lowest prices ever on iPads at Best Buy

06/19/2019, 01:06 pm

Best Buy has launched a flash sale on Apple products, matching record low prices for My Best Buy members (hint: it's free to join). Pick up a 12-inch MacBook for $799 or save $130 on 9.7-inch iPads, the largest discount we've seen to date. These deals are valid today only.

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Seven new MacBook & MacBook Pro models on the way

06/13/2019, 10:06 am

Filings with the Eurasian Economic Commission indicate Apple is preparing to launch a large batch of new or refreshed MacBooks in the near future, with seven model numbers found to have been added to the regulator's database on Thursday.

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Review: 2019 15-inch eight-core MacBook Pro - Refinement before redesign

06/02/2019, 07:06 pm

Apple's new flagship eight-core 15-inch MacBook Pro may not have a flashy new exterior, but it is a high-performing machine that is finally everything Apple envisioned for this design.

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Review: 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro -- ultimate refinement without revolution

06/01/2019, 11:06 am

Apple's latest 13-inch MacBook Pro is here and with it comes another iterative spec bump. This year it is further about refinement, improving not only the performance of the machine but the reliability of the keyboard. AppleInsider has spent the last couple weeks with the new machine to see how refined Apple's changes ultimately are.

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Benchmarking the eight-core 2019 MacBook Pro with Vega 20 graphics

05/27/2019, 02:05 pm

Apple latest and greatest 2019 MacBook Pro with 8-core i9 processor and Radeon Pro Vega 20 graphics is on our test bench, so let's see how fast it really is.

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Tested: Apple's updated 2019 MacBook Pro butterfly keyboard

05/25/2019, 04:05 pm

Apple made it a point to tell users that the new MacBook Pro has a material change, and has a more reliable keyboard. We put the new updated third-generation keyboard to the test to see how the sound, type, and feel compared to the previous generation and break down exactly what Apple has changed that makes a difference for users day-to-day.

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Pegatron could start making iPads & MacBooks in Indonesia as early as June

05/23/2019, 09:05 am

One of Apple's major assembly partners, Pegatron, will start Indonesian manufacturing of iPads and MacBooks in June, regional reports claim.

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Editorial: Reporting about the MacBook Pro is failing at a faster rate than the butterfly keyboard

05/22/2019, 09:05 am

In April 2015, Apple introduced its new Retina Display MacBook with a new "butterfly" keyboard design. Some critics didn't like its shorter key travel, but complaints really began to snowball as its mechanism was adopted across Apple's other notebook models. Today it's regarded by some as a major problem, but journalists describing the problem don't seem to really know what that problem actually is, and are misleading users with their reports based on fact-free claims.

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Apple extends MacBook Pro keyboard service program to 2018 models

05/21/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple is extending its service program for MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboard repairs to include models released in 2018, and it making it faster for end-users as well.

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Today's best deals: Apple TV 4K on sale for $139, MacBooks drop to $899

05/16/2019, 03:05 pm

Apple TV 4K deals are back, and the savings are within a few dollars of record low prices. Pick up the HDR-compatible Apple TV 4K for just $138.99 with coupon while supplies last. Apple's ultraportable 12-inch MacBook is also $400 off with free expedited shipping.

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