Apple MacBook Pro archive

  • New MacBook case photos revealed
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    New MacBook case photos revealed

    By 9 October 2008

    Although the rumoured October 14 launch date is growing ever nearer with no word from Apple about an official announcement or press event, more images suggesting that the new MacBooks are incoming have been leaked online. The images, from two seperate...

  • Nvidia rumours add to new MacBook speculation
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    Nvidia rumours add to new MacBook speculation

    By 6 October 2008

    Further to the rumoured news we brought you about the revolutionary new manufacturing process, dubbed the "Brick" for Apple's new MacBook line, more leaks are supposedly hitting the wires. It seems computer graphics co Nvidia is responsible for the latest...

  • Apple "Brick" is revolutionary manufacturing process
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    Apple "Brick" is revolutionary manufacturing process

    By 6 October 2008

    Whispers of the Apple "Brick" have touched the periphery of the blog world recently, but apart from some very tenuous speculation, nothing worth reporting has been mentioned. Now however, 9to5Mac, a reliable Apple news source, claims to have information...

  • More leaked MacBook pics emerge
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    More leaked MacBook pics emerge

    By 2 October 2008

    Supposedly from an Apple employee on an Apple design team, this "leaked" pic has been sent into Modmyi and supposedly shows the new MacBook Pro. There's no LED icons on trackpad as per the last purported leaked pic, and the lack of power button makes...

  • O2 to offer MacBook broadband bundles?
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    O2 to offer MacBook broadband bundles?

    By 26 September 2008

    O2 in discussions to bundle Apple laptops with both landline and mobile broadband, it's being reported. The official iPhone operator in the UK is said to be looking to capitalise on its existing relationship with Apple, with the deal seeing MacBooks on...

  • MacBook Pro leaked shot shows LED-equipped trackpad?
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    MacBook Pro leaked shot shows LED-equipped trackpad?

    By 26 September 2008

    If you squint carefully at this recently revealed supposed spy shot of the new MacBook Pro, you'll see dock icons on the trackpad, which if a genuine pic, would suggest Apple will implement the much-rumoured LED-equipped, multi-touch trackpads in the...

  • Intel making new chips for netbooks
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    Intel making new chips for netbooks

    By 22 August 2008

    In amongst the announcements from the Intel Developer Forum (IDF), the chaps at Ars Technica have spotted something that could suggest new processors for mini-notebooks are on the way. Intel says in a press release: "Perlmutter also introduced the company's...

  • Is the Nvidia fault affecting Macs?
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    Is the Nvidia fault affecting Macs?

    By 19 August 2008

    There are suggestions on the web that the problem with the faulty Nvidia chipsets, which are affecting HP and Dell laptops, may be an issue for other manufacturers as well. As we reported just last week, the team over at The Inquirer believe that laptops...

  • Sena Pullino for MacBook Air
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    Sena Pullino for MacBook Air

    By 15 August 2008

    The MacBook Air is so lovely looking that it seems an awful same to hide it. But it is bearable if the case is rather chic. Sena Cases Pullino in leather is a rarity in that it wouldn't be sniffed at if, say, you whipped it out in Il Convivio (a very...

  • Is the MacBook Air getting the Penryn processor?
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    Is the MacBook Air getting the Penryn processor?

    By 14 August 2008

    PhoneNews has the scoop that Apple is going to update the MacBook Air with a Penryn processor. As the chaps at Engadget have pointed out, this would make a great deal of sense, following on from the update of the iMacs in April. But PhoneNews says it...

  • Fire at Apple R&D facility
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    Fire at Apple R&D facility

    By 13 August 2008

    US news channel, CBS, is reporting on a fire that broke out in the middle of the night at the Apple R&D facility in Cupertino. Up to 66 fighters were reported to be on the scene to combat the fire that workers reported to be on the roof of the building....

  • Apple to hold September "special event"
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    Apple to hold September "special event"

    By 7 August 2008

    There's been a September launch for new iPods for the past 3 years, and analyst Gene Munster has said he expects this year to be no different. With all the new product rumours currently swirling in cyberspace, it's perhaps not a huge leap, but investment...

  • New MacBook shell pics leaked
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    New MacBook shell pics leaked

    By 5 August 2008

    Chinese blog ApplePro got the web abuzz a few weeks back with supposedly leaked pics of the new casing for Apple MacBook Pros and new photos have now been posted on the site. The new shots appear to show the shell that the new MacBooks would sport, that...

  • Apple Juicz solar charger for MacBooks launches
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    Apple Juicz solar charger for MacBooks launches

    By 29 July 2008

    QuickerTek has launched the "Apple Juicz" a solar charging solution for MacBook Airs, MacBooks and MacBooks Pros in the States. Offering between 4 to 10 hours of charge for the Apple laptops, the pack comes complete with its own carry bag. Comprising...

  • New MacBooks getting glass multi-touch trackpads?
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    New MacBooks getting glass multi-touch trackpads?

    By 29 July 2008

    There are new rumours circulating about what the forthcoming autumn refresh for Apple's MacBook line might bring. Seth Weintraub of the Apple, Ink blog reports that the "talk amongst insiders" appears to confirm earlier rumours that the laptops will be...

  • Apple overtakes Acer for third slot in US PC market
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    Apple overtakes Acer for third slot in US PC market

    By 17 July 2008

    Macs nabbed an 8.5% share of the American PC market in the second quarter of the year, which means Apple has edged Acer out of the third place slot in national rankings, according to market research firm Gartner. Mac sales rose more than 38% to almost...

  • New MacBook Pro design leaked?
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    New MacBook Pro design leaked?

    By 7 July 2008

    This spy shot is a possible new case design for the MacBook Pro, according to Chinese blog Apple Pro. Showing a MacBook Air-esque casing, it's said the keyboard will also follow in the Air's design and that the Apple logo will not be backlit, something...

  • MacBook Air gets a price cut
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    MacBook Air gets a price cut

    By 4 July 2008

    Apple has slashed the price of the solid-state version of the MacBook Air, cutting costs by £300 in the UK, or by $500 for American consumers. The 1.8GHz model with a 64GB solid-state drive now costs £1719, down from the £2028 price tag the machine...

  • Vaja offers leather "suit" for MacBook Air
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    Vaja offers leather "suit" for MacBook Air

    By 17 June 2008

    One of those real ultra high-end jobbies, Vaja Choice are offering a leather "suit" for your MacBook Air. Made from the finest cow-skin and customisable with a veritable palette of colours to chose from, one case will cost you from $300.

  • Dell's answer to the Asus Eee
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    Dell's answer to the Asus Eee

    By 13 June 2008

    At the end of May, Michael Dell got a little over excited and gave a reporter a sneaky peek of his company's answer to the Asus Eee. Now, Engadget has got hold of specs and pics of the new Dell E line-up (very original name), and it looks like the concept...

  • "Exclusive" Intel Air chip in HP Envy
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    "Exclusive" Intel Air chip in HP Envy

    By 11 June 2008

    Just 1 day after its launch and the HP Envy 133 is already causing a storm of controversy. HP execs looked slightly amused on stage in Berlin yesterday when the German presenter quipped that this shiny ultra-thin laptop may well be "thinner than air"...

  • WD offers My Passport Studio drives for Macs
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    WD offers My Passport Studio drives for Macs

    By 21 May 2008

    Western Digital has introduced its new Mac-formatted My Passport Studio Portable Drives. Designed for Mac users on-the-go, the drives are equipped with both FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 interfaces, a capacity gauge, shock-resistant enclosure, and include...

  • Gold and silver MacBook covers launched
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    Gold and silver MacBook covers launched

    By 12 May 2008

    Bird Electron are to launch new covers for the 13-inch MacBook in gold and silver, for those who want the precious metal look, but without the price tag.

  • Apple admits to graphics issue with new MacBooks
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    Apple admits to graphics issue with new MacBooks

    By 15 April 2008

    Owners of Apple's new MacBook and 15-inch MacBook Pros are reporting bugs that cause flickering and graphics corruption during media playback and web browsing. QuickTime playback of video files is particularly said to be affected with "washed out" graphics...

  • MacBooks to get green Autumn revamp
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    MacBooks to get green Autumn revamp

    By 8 April 2008

    Apple's current MacBook and MacBook Pro notebooks will be the "last of their breed", says AppleInsider, as the site learns of major design changes for the laptops. The 13-inch MacBooks will undergo the biggest changes with new eco-friendly materials,...