You might remember our report from earlier this month showing a 3G-enabled MacBook Pro prototype with a raisable antenna being sold on eBay. According to CNET, an Apple Store Genius Bar refused to fix the prototype laptop, and now Apple says they want it back.
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Over three decades ago, UK-based office furniture manufacturer Hille International set about designing a brand new and appealing office chair that would shake up the office furniture market for years to come.
If you happen to have a massive chunk of extra cash laying around, and you’ve always wanted a gold MacBook, today is your lucky day! The folks at Computer Choppers have put together a MacBook Pro that’s fully plated in 24kt gold!
Moshi have created a brilliant case for the MacBook pro, but will it be to your taste? Read our review to find out!
After ordering a 15″ 2011 MacBook Pro on OS X Lion’s launch day, suspecting that there might be some interesting differences, I was disappointed when I finally received the new machine today, and found out what those differences are.
Following yesterday’s report that a new ultra-slim 15-inch MacBook is in final testing at Apple’s labs, we’ve learned through a second report that Apple is also preparing an ultra-slim 17″ notebook as well.
The MacBook Air is truly a beautiful device, and it’s looking more and more like ultra-thin designs are shaping the future of notebooks. Along these lines, a new report indicates that Apple is currently in the final testing stages of an ultra-thin 15″ MacBook. Could this be the 15″ MacBook Air, or will the next MacBook Pro get a serious facelift?
The decision between purchasing a MacBook Air versus a MacBook Pro used to be about sacrificing speed and power for a thin, light, ultra-portable package. According to new benchmarks, however, that may no longer be the case, as the newly released MacBook Pros achieve comparable benchmark results to 2010′s high-end MacBook Pro.
Some interesting photos have surfaced this morning showing a supposedly updated keyboard layout for the unibody MacBook Pro. The main difference, though subtle, is the inclusion of dedicated home and end keys near the arrow keys.
Those of you that have been tirelessly waiting for Apple’s official Thunderbolt cable to hit needn’t wait any longer. The Apple Store was updated this morning with the new cable, which is 2 meters long, costs $49, and will work with the 2011 iMac or the 2011 MacBook Pro.
Do you have one of the new Thunder-bolt enabled iMacs or MacBook Pros? If so, check your software updates, because Apple has released a new update for all Thunderbolt-enabled Macs to address the stability and performance of the Thunderbolt interface.
A Belkin mini displayport to HDMI adapter will set you back $29.95 from the Apple Store. The price will come to around $33 after delivery is considered. However, if you purchase from eBay you will save up to $20 on your purchase.
Even though we just got new MacBook Pros, the rumors of the next update are upon us, with a new report claiming that the next model will feature a completely redesigned case construction.
The latest update to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard is now officially available, and is recommended for all early 2011 MacBook Pro models. In includes a number of fixes, such as improved reliability for Back To My Mac, patches for a few Mac App Store Bugs, graphics stability, and so forth.
The new range of Macbook Pros may luck the same as their 2010 counterparts but the 2011 MBP’s pack a serious punch courtesy of the Sandy Bridge processor updates! The 17″ Macbook Pro with an Intel Quad-Core i7 2.3GHz processor gets a massive 10,164 Geekbench score. That is nearly double the power of the 2010 17″ Intel Core i7 Dual Core score of 5,837.
Today’s MacBook Pro updates seem pretty incredible at face value – similar price points, quad-core processors on the 15 and 17 inch version, the inclusion of the incredible new ThunderBolt i/o port, etc. We discuss a few reasons why the upgrade may not be so critical for many users.