Owners of early 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros are reporting issues with the AMD GPUs in their computers. In some cases, the component completely fails, requiring an expensive replacement of the logic board.
Macbook Pro News
Apple released SMC firmware updates today for the MacBook Air (mid 2012 and mid 2013 models), the MacBook Pro (mid 2012 models), the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display (late 2012) models, and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display (mid 2012) models. All updates address battery issues.
Report: Intel to Supply Apple With Ultra High Performance Haswell Processors for Upcoming MacBook Pro
According to self-describing source, SemiAccurate, Intel will be providing Apple with an ultra-high performance version of its Haswell processor for Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pros.
Retina Display MacBook Pros equipped with Intel’s new Haswell processor platform could arrive later than expected, sometime in October according to the latest rumor being floated by Asian news sites.
A new research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has an excellent track record when it comes to Apple rumors, as well as dwindling supplies of current MacBooks give us even more cause to expect new MacBooks (and maybe even a new Mac Pro) to be unveiled at Apple’s WWDC event.
PC management services company Soluto has released the results of their “in the field” testing which has revealed an interesting fact, the number one performing Windows laptop is actually a MacBook Pro.
I love my MacBook Pro, the portability is great, but I hate the tangle of wires I have to deal with when I’m using it on my desk at home with my monitor, FireWire, network, USB, and speaker cables. ZenDock, a new Kickstarter project has come up with a way to keep your desktop clear of clutter, and making it easier than ever to efficiently and neatly dock your MacBook Pro when using it on your desktop.
Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference is coming up this Summer, and with Apple’s slow pace for hardware releases, so far this year, that likely means Apple will be playing catch up with their product cycles. According to “supply chain sources” speaking to DigiTimes, Apple is preparing to refresh its lineup of MacBooks around the time the event is expected to be held.
Google’s new Chromebook Pixel has one particular spec that betters Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro, and it’s led to a change in the way the Cupertino computer maker markets its notebooks.
Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro may be the newest, most innovative Mac laptop that money can buy, and the new Retina display may be sharp and just plain gorgeous to behold – but many users have experienced significantly problems with the displays on the Retina MacBook Pro, and one user has decided to launch a class-action lawsuit against Apple over the defective displays.
Apple released a new SMC update today for their MacBook Pro Retina notebooks, addressing issues with slow graphics frame rates when playing graphically-dense games, as well as fan issues, sleep issues, and bug fixes for Power Nap.
This week we take a look at the MacDock, “The Minimal Dock For MacBook.” The MacDock is designed to help you tame the tangles of cables leading out of your MacBook Pro. Let’s take a look…
Today, we talk to Eric Pargac, co-producer and director of The Digressions. Pargac and his team have used Final Cut Pro Xvto develop the entirety of their web series and MacTrast is excited to get the details.
Apple released an SMC firmware update today for Mid-2010 and Early-2011 15 and 17-inch MacBook Pros. The update is intended to fix a rare battery issue affecting certain MacBooks when the battery reaches over 1000 full charge cycles, and follows a previous update released for the same reason.
Apple released an SMC update today for many of their 2010 and 2011 MacBooks, fixing a bug which could affect the battery performance of the affected devices. There are three separate versions of the update, for the MacBook, the MacBook Pro, and the MacBook Air.
Apple has been awarded a patent for the design of the glass trackpad atop the aluminum unibody enclosure of its MacBook lineup.