WWDC was only in June, but as of today we’re already seeing refurbished 2012 Macbook Airs and Pros hit the refurbished section in the Apple online store.
Macbook Pro News
If you’ve been looking to pick up a Retina Display MacBook Pro you can grab one now from the Apple Online Store. Users have been teased with various wait times since the laptop’s debut in June.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After Apple pulling, and then returning, its products to the EPEAT green certified list, comes the news that all of Apple’s laptop models, including the MacBook Pro with Retina Display, have been awarded with EPEAT’s gold rating. Or did Apple just go ahead and give themselves that rating?
o you have a brand-spanking new Retina Display MacBook Pro, and you’re seeing less than half of the battery life that Apple claims? It could be because of a file that Migration Assistant corrupted. That file can be removed with a simple command.
Benchmarks for a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display are now beginning to appear in the Geekbench results database, and new models are rumored to be released bu Oftober
The Retina Display MacBook Pro has been released, and from all reports its a hit. It’s in short supply, and currently there is a 3-4 week waiting period. What does the new MacBook Pro mean for Apple? How’s $1 billion in pure profit sound?
Supplies of metal chassis for Ultrabook PC notebooks remains constrained as Apple has locked up most of the available capacity from vendors.
Some owners of the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display are experiencing image persistence problems. Apple has been replacing the possibly defective units.
One thing Apple put quite a lot of emphasis on in their keynote unveiling the Retina MacBook Pro was the asymmetric fan, which supposedly runs much more silently than the traditional fan and also moves more air. Japanese site IT Media decided to put this to the test with a thermal camera costing nearly $25,000, and got some pretty impressive results.
If you walk into any Apple Store when it opens in the morning, you might notice that all of the new MacBook Pro notebooks with the Retina Display are positioned at exactly the same angle. It’s not just because Apple loves symmetry, it’s all about building a sense of ownership.
Apple’s new Retina Display MacBook Pro has a display that measures a whopping 2880×1800 pixels, but the default display options don’t allow users to use the full capabilities. But, if you have really sharp vision, and want to use your screen to it’s full capabilities, there are ways to do so.