SlashGear has received a tip suggesting that Apple in fact will not slim down the MacBook Pro, but will instead eliminate the optical drive, add a dedicated boot SSD, and a significantly larger and longer-lasting new battery.
Macbook Pro News
Following rumors that Apple may use a LiquidMetal casing for their next iPhone, we’ve received word from an anonymous source stating that Apple will be using a LiquidMetal casing for their upcoming MacBook Pro/MacBook Air hybrid.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple may have something new up its sleeve: A new hybrid line of MacBooks that combines the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lines.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has in the past accurately predicted Apple’s Mac product roadmap, published a report today saying that Apple may be getting ready to drop its 17-inch MacBook Pro from its lineup. The reason? Weak sales.
There’s something about the smell of a new Apple product – that satisfying scent that fills the air after opening a Mac or iOS device for the first time. And Air Aroma has now captured that magical essence in a new custom fragrance.
Sharp announced that they have begun mass-producing new high-performance ‘Retina’ displays. The new panels are based on Sharp’s IGZO technology, which allows for thinner displays with lower power consumption.
15-inch MacBook Pros are listed as sold out at a number of authorized resellers, suggesting that new models will be released in the near future.
Have you ever wanted to transform your iPad into a miniature MacBook Pro? A new aluminum iPad case allows you to do exactly that!
Following rumors that Apple is preparing to update several lines of Macs soon, a new report claims that Apple is planning to release new iMac models in June, and new MacBooks by mid-summer.
As is typical leading up to new Apple releases, consumers are beginning to think twice before purchasing a new Mac, causing this quarter’s Mac sales to slide as potential Mac purchasers anticipate new models in the coming months.
Apple have some filed some awesome looking new patents which show a potential Macbook Pro with surround sound speakers.
Following yesterday’s news that Intel’s first batch of Ivy Bridge processors will be available in late April, a new report from Digitimes claims that production of a new 15″ MacBook Pro will begin next month as well, although new 13-inch models will not enter production until June.
Claims of a significant redesign for the MacBook Pro are reiterated by Digitimes this morning with claims that new slimmer 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models without optical drives have already entered production.
Electricpig reports that “one anonymous vendor” is saying that Apple is likely to launch a 15-inch MacBook Air in April of this year, basically killing the MacBook Pro for the average consumer.
Apple’s super thin next-gen MacBook Pro models may arrive sooner than expected, with DigiTimes reporting that the updated machines could be released in April.
Apple has just issued an EFI firmware update for the late 2008 15-inch MacBook Pro. The update addresses internal display flicker issues, and requires Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8, or OS X Lion 10.7.3.