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Apple Releases Thunderbolt Firmware Update 1.1 for 2012 MacBook Pro

Posted on 27/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has just released un update to the Thunderbolt firmware of the 2012 MacBook Pro, addressing issues with certain Thunderbolt cables. In some cases, this caused powered Thunderbolt USB hubs (such as the Thunderbolt Display) to have connectivity issues with USB devices.

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Apple Releases MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0

Posted on 08/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has released a new update for their most recent MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models (released in June 2012). Update 2.0 is intended to offer graphics performance improvements, as well as USB compatibility improvements.

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Great Deals on RAM Upgrades for the 2012 iMac, MacBook Pro and Mac Mini

Posted on 25/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Planning to purchase one of Apple’s new Mac Minis, or one of the new ultra-thin 2012 iMacs? You’ll probably want some extra RAM to make your new Mac really sing – but don’t pay Apple’s premium prices! You can upgrade your new Mac to up to 32GB of RAM for less than $150!

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Apple To Reduce Thickness Of Backlit Keyboard In 2013?

Posted on 27/09/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Apple has seemingly put a lot of focus into making it’s products thinner and lighter, especially with the latest iPhone, and if a report from Digitimes is to be believed, it could also be reducing the thickness of the backlighted keyboard in the Macbook Pro and Air as soon as 2013.

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13-inch Retina MacBook Pro Displays Already in Production

Posted on 27/08/2012 by Chris Hauk

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An analyst citing sources in the upstream supply chain, says that a display intended for a rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display is now being produced, and initial output is expected to be higher than the current 15-inch version.

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Linux and Retina Macbook Pro Don’t Mix

Posted on 17/08/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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If you’ve bought a Retina Macbook Pro in the hope that you can install Ubuntu (or another Linux OS) on it, then put it straight back in the box and try and get a refund. It ain’t gonna work as Phoronix discovered, even if you know what you’re doing.

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Google Chrome Gets MacBook Pro Retina Display Update

Posted on 01/08/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Google Chrome users, if you happen to also be one of the proud owners of a Retina Display MacBook Pro, you’ll want to make sure to update Chrome, as it has been updated to take advantage of the gorgeous Retina graphics display on your prized possession.

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EPEAT Reassessing Ultrathin Laptop Rating Methods

Posted on 19/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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EPEAT announced on Wednesday that the organization will be reassessing how it rates ultrathin laptops like Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Apple or its products weren’t specifically mentioned in the announcement.

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June 2012 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Software Update Released

Posted on 18/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has released a software update for June 2012 models of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. The update is a bug fix that improves compatibility with some USB devices, and fixes an issue that can lead to increased CPU power consumption.

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