Tag Archive | "Macbook Pro"

Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display tops over 18 other notebooks in battery life tests

Monday, March 11, 2013

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Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display recently trounced 18 Windows 8 laptops and a Samsung Series 3 Chromebook in a series of tests meant to gauge which notebook sports the best battery life. The test was conducted by Which?, and the results clearly indicates that when it comes to battery performance, Apple’s notebook simply can’t [...]

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Apple MacBooks and cellular connectivity

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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In his Chromebook Pixel review for CNET, Brook Crothers boldly and laughably said the device made his MacBook obsolete. Why? Because the Chromebook Pixel has a touch screen and 4G cellular connectivity. While the vast majority of Chromebook Pixel reviews have been underwhelming, 4G cellular connectivity would be a nice addition to the Macbook lineup. [...]

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Details on Apple’s 2013 product roadmap – new iPhone 5s and a whole lot more

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Let’s take a break from all the hullabaloo surrounding Apple’s share price and alleged weak demand for the iPhone 5 to take a look at some of Apple’s upcoming products. Of course, Apple keeps its product roadmap a tightly guarded secret, but KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has proven rather adept at predicting future Apple [...]

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13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display to go for $1699

Friday, October 19, 2012

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Get your pocketbooks out, folks, because the upcoming 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Retina Display ain’t coming cheap. 9to5Mac reports that the base model will cost approximately $1,699 while models with higher specs will add about $200 to $300 more to the pricetag. “The base model Retina MacBook Pro retails for $2,199 in the United [...]

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Apple to announce 13-inch MacBook Pro at upcoming iPad Mini event

Monday, October 15, 2012

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At Apple’s iPad Mini event, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 23, Apple will also take the time to introduce a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Retina Display according to a new report from 9to5Mac. This new 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Retina Display is said to pick up the thinner and lighter [...]

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Suppliers already shipping new iMac and 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Monday, September 10, 2012

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Digitimes is reporting, based on their sources in Apple’s supply chain, that suppliers have started shipping an all new iMac along with a 13.3 inch MacBook Pro with a Retina Display. Rumors surrounding both products have been circulating with greater frequency over the past few weeks and the report claims that they will both launch [...]

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Obama gets his Mac/Book Pro and Magic Mouse on during Reddit AMA

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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President Barak Obama today got his MacBook on, along with a trusty Magic Mouse, today during a Reddit AMA session. Check it out over here to see his answers: Spoiler alert, there aren’t many. via 9to5Mac

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Shipping times for Retina Display MacBook Pro now down to 2-3 weeks

Friday, July 13, 2012

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AppleInsider notes that the estimated shipping times for Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro are now down to 2-3 weeks. Shipping times advertised at Apple’s online store for both models of the 15-inch Retina display MacBook Pro were shortened this week, and as of Friday, both the 2.3 gigahertz and 2.6 gigahertz models ship within two-to-three weeks. [...]

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iFixit calls MacBook Pro Retina Display an “engineering marvel”

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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The folks at iFixit write: The Retina display is an engineering marvel. Its LCD is essentially the entire display assembly. Rather than sandwich an LCD panel between a back case and a piece of glass in front, Apple used the aluminum case itself as the frame for the LCD panel and used the LCD as [...]

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Apple readying 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display for October release

Thursday, June 14, 2012

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AppleInsider reports: Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI shared in a note with AppleInsider on Thursday that he expects Apple to ramp up production of a 13-inch next-generation MacBook Pro with Retina display in September. That would allow the product to hit stores in early October, in time for the holiday shopping season. Kuo was the [...]

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iFixit tears down new Retina Display MacBook Pro

Thursday, June 14, 2012

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Some notes of interest from iFixit’s MacBook Pro teardown which is apparently the hardest Mac to repair! - The new battery packs quite a punch: 95 Wh at 10.95 V compared to last year’s puny 77.5 Wh. - The Retina display LCD is situated in the display assembly, and it’s not going anywhere. Chances are [...]

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Shipping times for 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display pushed to 2-3 weeks

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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If you’re hoping to get your hands on Apple’s brand new 15-inch MacBook Pro with the Retina Display, it looks like you’re going to have to wait awhile. Shipping times have been pushed back to 2-3 weeks and encompasses all configurations. Apple’s other upgraded notebooks – the MacBook Air and the non-Retina MacBoko Pro – [...]

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