Apple MacBook Pro archive

  • 10 perfect Christmas presents for...Apple Mac fans
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    10 perfect Christmas presents for...Apple Mac fans

    By 23 November 2009

    Welcome to day 4 of the Pocket-lint Christmas gift guide bonanza. Today is a special one for perhaps the faniest of all fanboys out there - the Apple lovers. Because most things Mac don't come cheap, we've done our best to present a few options to fit...

  • VIDEO: iFixit disassembles the new unibody MacBook
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    VIDEO: iFixit disassembles the new unibody MacBook

    By 21 October 2009

    iFixit's screwdrivers and spudgers were at the ready following the launch of the new unibody Apple MacBook. Discoveries of note include the lack of an IR port, making this model the only MacBook that doesn't support a remote, the Bluetooth antenna being...

  • Apple launches new unibody white MacBook
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    Apple launches new unibody white MacBook

    By 20 October 2009

    Apple has updated its basic MacBook model with a new unibody design, but fans of classic Apple style will be happy to see, it stays available in white. The polycarbonate unibody MacBook adds an LED-backlit display, a glass multi-touch trackpad and Apple's...

  • Apple launches "environment" section on site
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    Apple launches "environment" section on site

    By 25 September 2009

    Apple, keen to push its eco credentials after criticism from the likes of Greenpeace in the past, has launched a shiny new section on its site covering all things "environment". Areas covered include energy efficiency, the recycle-abilty of products and...

  • Apple refreshing plastic MacBooks?
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    Apple refreshing plastic MacBooks?

    By 26 August 2009

    Apple's plastic MacBooks, which haven't been changed since May 2006, are due to get a refresh if rumours are accurate. AppleInsider is reporting that the entry-level machines, which are the best-selling Macs ever, will be getting a design overhaul in...

  • 56 Apple iTablet concept designs
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    56 Apple iTablet concept designs

    By 21 August 2009

    While Apple has yet to announce anything official about the possibility of a tablet computer that will be a cross between an iPhone, iPod touch and MacBook, that hasn't stopped the internet creating numerous concepts of what it will look like. Whether...

  • Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch notebook review
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    Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch notebook review

    By 7 July 2009

    Apple announced the update to their MacBook line-up in June, and here we have the 13-inch model, which takes on the "Pro" moniker previously applied to its bigger brothers. It is the second iteration of Apple's unibody MacBook and brings with it a few...

  • #moonfruit dominates Twitter with MacBook giveaway
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    #moonfruit dominates Twitter with MacBook giveaway

    By 2 July 2009

    How do you get more mentions on Twitter than Michael Jackson or Wimbledon? Dangle ten MacBook Pros in front of the Twitter community, is how. DIY website-making company Moonfruit has done just that and managed to top the Twitter charts, so to speak, with...

  • 13-inch MacBook Pro's battery is replaceable
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    13-inch MacBook Pro's battery is replaceable

    By 11 June 2009

    iFixit has now completed its teardown of the 13-inch MacBook Pro, and it makes interesting reading for anyone curious about the innards of the new machine. Gems revealed by the site include the fact that the SD card slot isn't completely captive, so your...

  • Apple announces new MacBook Pros
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    Apple announces new MacBook Pros

    By 8 June 2009

    The first announcement from this year's Apple WWDC event has been MacBook-related with the news that a new 13-inch Pro model is to launch as well as a 15-incher and updates for the 17-inch model and the MacBook Airs. As revealed on stage at the Moscone...

  • Apple offers "back to school" promo in UK
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    Apple offers "back to school" promo in UK

    By 5 June 2009

    Apple is offering UK students an incentive to splash out on a new laptop or desktop, with an iPod on offer. "A Mac and an iPod will make student life a little easier and a lot more fun", Apple entices over the deal that's open until 8 September 2009....

  • Smaller, cheaper MacBook Air rumoured
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    Smaller, cheaper MacBook Air rumoured

    By 28 May 2009

    As we get closer to Apple's WWDC event in June, Apple-flavoured rumours are swirling around the internets with increasing intensity. The latest Apple product to see a juicy rumour leveled at it is the MacBook Air, Apple's super-thin laptop. SiliconRumours...

  • Apple launches updated white MacBook
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    Apple launches updated white MacBook

    By 27 May 2009

    In the States, Apple has updated its white MacBook in an upgrade that sees a slightly better spec for the same money. For $999 - the amount Apple was charging for the previous version - American consumers now get a 2.13GHz processor up from 2.0GHz. In...

  • PHOTO: Is this Apple's Mac netbook?
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    PHOTO: Is this Apple's Mac netbook?

    By 5 May 2009

    Rumours of Apple launching a netbook won't go away, despite company execs repeatedly stating it's not a market they are interested in entering. Now, adding fuel to the rumour fire, Apple site Cult of Mac has just published this image from a "trusted contributor"...

  • HyperMac promises 32 hours battery life for MacBooks
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    HyperMac promises 32 hours battery life for MacBooks

    By 5 May 2009

    In the States Sanho has introduced the "HyperMac" range, external MacBook battery packs that work with all Apple MacBooks including Pro and Air models. Available in 4 different capacities of 60Wh, 100Wh, 150Wh and 222Wh (compared to MacBook Air's 37Wh...

  • New MacBook touch mock-up revealed
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    New MacBook touch mock-up revealed

    By 1 May 2009

    Designer Tommaso Gecchelin has put pen to paper, or mouse to mouse-mat more like, and dreamt up his version of what a MacBook netbook slash tablet could be like. With a brilliant OLED display, the MacBook touch gets an iSpine that allows the device to...

  • Orange to offer "heavily discounted" MacBooks
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    Orange to offer "heavily discounted" MacBooks

    By 26 March 2009

    Orange will soon offer subsidised Apple laptops bundled with mobile broadband contracts, it's being reported. The subsidised MacBook rumour has hit before, although previously said to be in conjunction with UK iPhone operator O2, while rumours of Orange...

  • Speck adds more colours to its range of MacBook cases
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    Speck adds more colours to its range of MacBook cases

    By 13 March 2009

    Speck has launched new colours in its range of SeeThru hard shell cases for MacBooks. Adding to the red and pink colours already available are purple, aqua, green and the limited edition "hazard orange" only available online. Made especially for the 13-...

  • Apple PowerBook explodes
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    Apple PowerBook explodes

    By 2 March 2009

    An Apple PowerBook laptop has dramatically exploded in the London offices of a marketing company. The company's IT manager has told theinquirer.net what happened: "When I got there, much of the smoke has dissipated and nothing much was happening. I picked...

  • Apple delays 17-inch MacBook Pro
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    Apple delays 17-inch MacBook Pro

    By 5 February 2009

    The launch date for the new 17-inch Apple MacBook Pro has been pushed back, it's being reported. Apple had originally planned to start shipping the new notebook that it announced at the Macworld event, by the end of January, but those hoping to pick one...

  • Exec makes vague hints at MacBook with 3G
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    Exec makes vague hints at MacBook with 3G

    By 3 February 2009

    An AT&T executive has hinted towards an Apple MacBook to be sold with a 3G contract. Similar to rumours we heard in September last year, that saw O2 bundling Apple laptops with broadband deals, the move could see discounted MacBooks sold with mobile broadband...

  • Cook dashes hopes of Apple netbook
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    Cook dashes hopes of Apple netbook

    By 22 January 2009

    During Apple's conference call chief operating officer Tim Cook, who is standing in for Steve Jobs during his 6 month absence for health reasons, made some interesting comments. Cook dashed hopes of an Apple netbook after being asked about the possibility...

  • White plastic MacBook gets an upgrade
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    White plastic MacBook gets an upgrade

    By 21 January 2009

    Apple's white 13-inch MacBook has been refreshed in the US with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics card replacing the Intel GMA X3100 graphics card. The laptop's memory has also been upgraded to 2GB of DDR2 memory although it seems to have received a downgrade...

  • Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro notebook - First Look review
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    Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro notebook - First Look review

    By 14 January 2009

    Fans of the 17-inch MacBook Pro can finally enjoy the new design first introduced to the 15-inch models in 2008. But has the wait been worth it and should you look to upgrade? We managed to get a play with the new model at this year's Macworld conference...

  • Apple reveals pricing for 17-inch MacBook battery replacement
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    Apple reveals pricing for 17-inch MacBook battery replacement

    By 14 January 2009

    Apple has revealed what the costs will be for replacing the built-in battery in the new 17-inch MacBook Pro. The battery, that Apple claims will provide up to 8 hours juice and be good for 1000 charges, cannot be swapped out by consumers, but can be replaced...