Apple MacBook Pro archive

  • MacBook Pro with Retina display pictures and hands-on
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    MacBook Pro with Retina display pictures and hands-on

    By 13 June 2012

    Before we get to work on a full review of the new MacBook Pro with Retina display, we thought it was only fair to share some photos of the new Apple laptop for you to feast your eyes on. A quick play, if you will, before we get down to the nitty-gritty. ...

  • New MacBook Pro in short supply, Apple flagship store only gets seven
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    New MacBook Pro in short supply, Apple flagship store only gets seven

    By 12 June 2012

    Apple’s flagship Regent Street store has sold out of the new MacBook Pro notebook, just hours after going on sale. And a tipster told Pocket-lint that the London-based branch only had seven to sell in the first place. The portable computer that features...

  • 17-inch MacBook Pro killed
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    17-inch MacBook Pro killed

    By 11 June 2012

    Apple has quietly killed off the 17-inch MacBook Pro, it seems. The larger sized notebook from the Cupertino-based company has disappeared from the online Apple store in the US and the UK. The move coincides with the launch of the refreshed MacBook Pro...

  • MacBook Pro with Retina display: First eyes-on photos
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    MacBook Pro with Retina display: First eyes-on photos

    By 11 June 2012

    Apple has unveiled a new MacBook Pro, complete with Retina display, at its WWDC event today in San Francisco and Pocket-lint was there to get as close as we could to the new model. Shown off behind glass, the new laptop looks as stunning as the specs...

  • The new MacBook Pro: Everything you need to know
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    The new MacBook Pro: Everything you need to know

    By 11 June 2012

    The Mac Pro has long been overdue a refresh and Apple now has done just that, releasing a beast of an update to its flagship laptop. Behold the new MacBook Pro.  The new MacBook Pro isn't going to be cheap, with prices starting at £1799. So is it worth...

  • Power Nap – keeps your Mac up to date while it sleeps
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    Power Nap – keeps your Mac up to date while it sleeps

    By 11 June 2012

    Apple has created a new feature for its latest OS X Mountain Lion operating system that promises not only to get your email while your computer is closed and dormant, but also back up your Time Capsule and download new system updates. The new feature...

  • New MacBook Pro updated with Retina display, more power
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    New MacBook Pro updated with Retina display, more power

    By 11 June 2012

    Apple has unveiled a new MacBook Pro, complete with Retina display, at its WWDC event today in San Francisco. The next-gen laptop, known simply as the Macbook Pro as previously, houses the world’s highest resolution notebook display with a 2880 x 1800...

  • Apple MacBook Pro and Air lines refreshed
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    Apple MacBook Pro and Air lines refreshed

    By 11 June 2012

    Apple has updated its MacBook line of laptops, it announced at WWDC in San Francisco. Both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro ranges have been refreshed, adding Ivy Bridge processors from Intel and a raft of other improvements. The new MacBook Airs get USB...

  • Next-gen MacBook Pro to look the same but with an improved Kepler GPU
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    Next-gen MacBook Pro to look the same but with an improved Kepler GPU

    By 11 June 2012

    Images have emerged that suggest Apple’s new MacBook Pro will feature an improved NVIDIA GeForce 650M Kepler GPU and graphics card. The leaked pictures, of what is said to be the internal mainboard of the new MacBook Pro, also measure up to the design...

  • WWDC 2012: What has Apple got planned?
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    WWDC 2012: What has Apple got planned?

    By 8 June 2012

    WWDC can be a of a party bag of surprises. It can also be pretty dull. It's typically the preserve of software developers, but Apple has a history of throwing in a hardware launch among all the SDK announcements, to spice things up. Take 2010, for example,...

  • Retina-ready app arrives in Apple App Store suggesting Retina Display Mac is incoming
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    Retina-ready app arrives in Apple App Store suggesting Retina Display Mac is incoming

    By 8 June 2012

    Speculation is mounting that a Retina Display Mac could be revealed at Apple’s WWDC, after an app supporting the theory has appeared on Apple’s Mac App Store. Folderwatch, an app used for synching, monitoring and mirroring files, includes the words...

  • Apple to refresh all Mac models with Retina Display at WWDC claims source
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    Apple to refresh all Mac models with Retina Display at WWDC claims source

    By 5 June 2012

    Apple is about to refresh its entire line of Mac computers at WWDC, according to "sources", in a move that would see every model in the range get Retina Display support. According to Mac site 9to5mac.com, Apple's line of MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac,...

  • Apple opts for Retina display and ultra-thin design for new MacBook Pro
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    Apple opts for Retina display and ultra-thin design for new MacBook Pro

    By 14 May 2012

    Apple is readying a new 15-inch MacBook Pro which will feature a Retina display screen, ultra-thin design and USB 3.0 ports. Sources in the company's supply chain say they have handled prototype components and casings, and that the new laptop is undergoing...

  • Apple MacBook Pro (Late 2011) review
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    Apple MacBook Pro (Late 2011) review

    By 23 November 2011

    The 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro, until recently, was a bit of a misnomer. There wasn't much Pro about a Core 2 Duo processor and the Sandy-Bridge-packing 15- and 17-inch options out specced it massively. It felt like a bulkier MacBook Air and in some cases,...

  • Apple Thunderbolt Display review
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    Apple Thunderbolt Display review

    By 1 November 2011

    Thunderbolt and lightening is supposed to be very very frightening, but can it also be the be-all and end-all to your desktop needs? We’ve been living with the Apple Thunderbolt Display, a monitor that lets you turn your MacBook Pro or Air into an iMac,...

  • Apple MacBook Pro line-up quietly boosted
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    Apple MacBook Pro line-up quietly boosted

    By 24 October 2011

    Apple's MacBook Pro range has had a shake up, with Cupertino Computers releasing the new models with barely a whisper. The range is now showing in the online Apple Store. What we're looking at is processor and storage upgrades for all existing sizes,...

  • Wooden laptop case - perfect for MacBooks
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    Wooden laptop case - perfect for MacBooks

    By 7 September 2011

    Apple devices alone look pretty sleek, so quite often its difficult to find cases or accessories that don't dampen the looks of the gadget on its own.  Thessaloniki-based designers Athanasios Babalis and Christina Skouloudi have managed to build a MacBook...

  • Apple working on ultra-thin 15-inch MacBook Pro
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    Apple working on ultra-thin 15-inch MacBook Pro

    By 27 July 2011

    No sooner has Apple set forth its new MacBook Air 11- and 13-inch models - and killed off the original MacBook range - than it is working hard to bring its MacBook Pro line-up into the ultra-thin age of notebooks. At least, that's what the rumours would...

  • Byte-dock Thunderbolts in MacBook docking station
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    Byte-dock Thunderbolts in MacBook docking station

    By 16 May 2011

    Love your MacBook on the go, but wish you had a desktop Apple machine for your office? Can't afford the £999+ for an iMac? Then Techne Industries may have just the device up its sleeve for you - its Byte-dock MacBook docking station. Similar to previous...

  • Apple to use strong ARM tactics to drop Intel?
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    Apple to use strong ARM tactics to drop Intel?

    By 6 May 2011

    You would have thought that, with the introduction of the new Sandy Bridge iMac range this week, that all was well with the Apple / Intel relationship. But not so, according to tipster SemiAccurate, who states that the word from 1 Infinite Loop is that...

  • Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (early 2011) review
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    Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (early 2011) review

    By 3 March 2011

    If you got a MacBook Pro for Christmas, we’re sorry to have to break the news that it is out of date already, and it’s too long ago for you to take it back and swap it out for the new range that launched at the end of February. But should you be...

  • MacBook Pro 15-inch (early 2011) hands-on
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    MacBook Pro 15-inch (early 2011) hands-on

    By 25 February 2011

    Yep, that’s right Apple fans, we’ve bagged a new MacBook Pro from Apple in order to give it a run for its money and see how fast Thunderbolt (that’s the new port) really is. So while we start going about getting a review out so we can see if the...

  • MacBook Pro 2011 receives teardown treatment
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    MacBook Pro 2011 receives teardown treatment

    By 25 February 2011

    Just a day after the all-new Apple MacBook Pro goes on sale iFixit has already been hard at work - hammers in hand - taking apart Apple's latest high-end laptop. Available in 13-, 15- and 17-inch screen sizes, as well as a whole host of spec boosts, the...

  • Apple updates MacBook Pro line-up: Official details emerge
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    Apple updates MacBook Pro line-up: Official details emerge

    By 24 February 2011

    The speculation is over, Apple has announced the official details of its refreshed MacBook Pro line-up and, as expected, it includes Thunderbolt I/O technology for all models. Available in 13-, 15- and 17-inch screen sizes, the new MacBooks also each...

  • Apple Store down: New MacBook Pro range imminent
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    Apple Store down: New MacBook Pro range imminent

    By 24 February 2011

    Apple has closed the shutters on its online Store, presumably to restock and refresh it with a whole new swathe of MacBook Pros. Replacing the store page internationally with its now trademark "We'll be back soon" post it note, the manufacturer is about...