MENU

Tag: MacBook Pro

Surface Book Users Not Allowed To Take Tennessee Bar Exams, MacBook Pro's Touch Bar Banned Too

Take note, lawyers-to-be: the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners has announced new prohibitions regarding the use of certain devices during the bar exam next month. Tough luck if you were planning to use a Surface Book or a tablet.

Computers June 19, 2017

New iPad Pro Models Beat High-End MacBook Pro In Some Benchmark Tests: How Did That Happen, Apple?

The new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models surpassed the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro in some benchmark tests. Does this mean that MacBook Pro owners should replace their laptops with the Apple's new tablets?

Apple June 15, 2017

Apple Unveils Upgraded MacBooks At WWDC 2017: Kaby Lake, Faster Graphics, Better SSDs And More

Apple announced refreshed MacBook models at WWDC 2017, promising more power, faster performance, and better battery life. Here's what the new MacBook and MacBook Pro have to offer.

Apple June 7, 2017

RIP, 17-Inch MacBook Pro: Come June 30, It Will Become Obsolete

Apple has reportedly added more devices to its obsolete list, going into effect on June 30. Unsurprisingly, the last 17-inch MacBook Pro model will join the list, along with several other older devices.

Apple May 29, 2017

Apple To Announce MacBook Upgrades At WWDC? Three New Laptops Planned To Fight Back Against Microsoft

Apple is planning to unveil three new MacBook models at the upcoming WWDC 2017, according to a Bloomberg report. Among the planned updates are a new 13-inch MacBook Air, which has not been redesigned for almost seven years.

Apple May 17, 2017

MacBook Pro 2017 Specs, Design, Release Date: Everything We Know So Far

Waiting for the 2017 MacBook Pro? Here are some of the rumors and the things we know so far about Apple’s next offering in the Pro line up

Apple March 18, 2017

Sorry, But Your Oculus Rift Won’t Work On Macs Anytime Soon, Says Cofounder

The cofounder of Oculus has confirmed that Mac support for Oculus Rift headsets isn’t in the company’s roadmap, so don’t expect it anytime soon. But the idea shouldn’t be scrapped entirely, too.

Wearable Tech March 3, 2017

Users Report 2016 MacBook Pro Keyboard Issues: High-Pitched Sounds, Non-Functional Keys, And More

Users are reporting 2016 MacBook Pro keyboard problems. Here's what we've learned so far about the MacBook Pro keyboard issues.

Apple February 23, 2017

Attention, MacBook Pro Users: Office For Mac Now Has Touch Bar Support

Microsoft has now officially rolled out Touch Bar features for all Office for Mac users. Beyond Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Touch Bar functions, support for Outlook will also soon be released.

Computers February 16, 2017

2017 MacBook Pro Kaby Lake Motherboard Configurations Leaked In Apple's macOS 10.12.4 Public Beta

Apple's 2017 MacBook Pro models should get a boost in the processing department with faster Kaby Lake chips, based on references found in the macOS 10.12.4 public beta. Here's the deal.

Apple February 13, 2017

UltraFine 5K Display Will Be Delayed As Apple And LG Fix Hardware Shielding

After LG confirmed there was indeed a problem with its UltraFine 5K Display when placed near a router, Apple has delayed shipment of the said product. Shipping estimates for the display are now from five to six weeks while LG is in the process of retrofitting its product.

Computers February 12, 2017

LG Confirms 5K UltraFine Display Router Proximity Problem, Says Future Units To Be Fitted With Enhanced Shielding

LG has confirmed that its UltraFine 5K Displays indeed have router proximity problems. LG has promised that units manufactured after February won’t come with the issue, and that preexisting units will be fixed, but how exactly remains foggy.

Gadgets February 4, 2017

Apple Reportedly Working On ARM-Based Mac Processors To Handle Low-Power Functions

Apple is reportedly creating a secondary chip for Macs that’ll handle low-power tasks while in sleep mode, which will reduce battery consumption. The new chip could ship with a new MacBook Pro upgrade slated for launch later this year.

Apple February 2, 2017

Students Required To Disable MacBook Pro's Touch Bar: Here's How To Do It

The Board of Law Examiners of the State of North Carolina announced that the bar exam applicants using the new version of MacBook Pro have to disable its Touch Bar. This is a step towards preventing cheating during the exams.

Apple January 31, 2017

Apple's macOS 10.12.3 Update Fixes MacBook Pro Graphics, Battery Problems

Apple is intent on fixing MacBook Pro’s battery woes. The company has now released a new update to macOS Sierra that apparently tidies up the MacBook Pro’s battery and graphical performance issues.

Apps/Software January 24, 2017

MacBook Pro (15-Inch) vs. Dell XPS 15: Which Laptop Would You Buy?

Both the 15-inch MacBook Pro (2016) and the 2017 Dell XPS 15 are top-notch laptops which are looking to lure consumers. Here's a comparison of the two laptops' specs to help you decide which is the better buy.

Computers January 18, 2017

2017 MacBook, MacBook Pro Power Up With Kaby Lake Processor: Here Are The Advantages

Apple insider Ming-Chi Kuo is hinting Apple will be using Kaby Lake processors for its 2017 notebook releases. The company will also be increasing the memory of the MacBook Pro and MacBook, according to the analyst.

Apple January 17, 2017

Apple Rumored To Release 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Up To 32 GB Of RAM In Q4

Famed KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that Apple will release a 15-inch MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter that will have 32 GB of RAM as an option. The move will be made possible by Intel's Kaby Lake processors.

Apple January 16, 2017

Ditching Your MacBook For Surface Book? Here's What One Apple Fan Advises

A loyal fan of Apple products shares his experience in attempting to switch to the Microsoft Surface Book. He advises others to think hard before making the switch.

Computers January 15, 2017

New MacBook Pro Finally Receives Consumer Reports Recommendation, Because Apple Really Wants It

Apple went through a lot of trouble to acquire a Consumer Reports recommendation for the 2016 MacBook Pro. The publication initially deprived the laptop of a recommendation due to its inconsistent results in battery life testing.

Apple January 12, 2017

Apple Pinpoints Reasons Behind Failed Consumer Reports Recommendation For MacBook Pro: Faulty Testing Method, Bug In Safari

Apple has pinpointed the reasons why the new MacBook Pro did not receive a recommendation from Consumer Reports. According to Apple, the publication's testing was flawed, and that it triggered a bug in Safari.

Apple January 10, 2017

MacBook Pro Saves Man's Life In Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

The shooting rampage at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale airport left many injured and five dead. However, a 37-year-old man miraculously survived the ordeal as his life was saved by the MacBook Pro.

Apple January 8, 2017

Best Apple Products Of 2016: iPhone 7 Plus, MacBook Pro 15-inch And More

While Apple did not exactly have a banner year, some of the products the company did release this year are nothing to sniff at. Here are some of the best products that Apple released in 2016.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 31, 2016

Apple Looks Into New MacBook Pro's Failure To Get Consumer Reports Recommendation Due To Battery Issues

Apple failed to secure Consumer Reports’ coveted 'recommended' rating for its 2016 MacBook Pro lineup, caused by the laptops’ inconsistent battery performance. As a result, it is now working with the publication to look into problems with the battery life.

Computers December 24, 2016

New MacBook Pro Failed To Get Consumer Reports Recommendation, But Here's 5 Reasons Why The Apple Laptop Is Worth It

Apple has failed to net Consumer Reports’ 'recommended' rating for the 2016 MacBook Pro models, due to battery issues. Despite this, here are five reasons why the laptop is still excellent.

Computers December 23, 2016

New MacBook Pro 2016 First MacBook To Not Get Consumer Reports Recommendation: Battery Life Problems To Blame

Consumer Reports, a publication that has consistently given MacBook models in the past its 'recommended' rating, didn’t hand out one for the 2016 MacBook Pro models. The laptops’ inconsistent battery life apparently detriment its chances.

Computers December 22, 2016

Are MacBook Pro Users Switching To Microsoft Surface Pro?

Apple released its newest version of its Macbook Pro laptop computer late this year, but not everyone is happy about it. The bad news doesn't end there as Microsoft is seeing increased sales of its Surface Pro devices due to Macbook Pro users jumping ship.

Computers December 22, 2016

LG UltraFine 5K Display Now Available From Apple Store: $974 Price Extended To March, Shipping Expected Before December Ends

Apple announced that the offer price for the new LG UltraFine 5K Display will be available until March 2017. It was originally set to last until the end of the year.

Apple December 21, 2016

Year-End Deals On Apple iMac And MacBook Models Abound: Where To Buy The Best Mac For You

Apple has recently updated its lineup of computers. If you think your computer is due for an update as well, here are some of the best deals on the Mac, MacBook or iMac that Apple has to offer.

Computers December 17, 2016

MacBook Pro macOS 10.12.2 Update Reportedly Improves Battery Life: Apple Quietly Rolls Out Fix?

New MacBook Pro users are reporting that the recently launched macOS 10.12.2 update is improving the battery life of their laptops, That said, Apple seems to have quietly rolled out the change.

Apple December 15, 2016

You Can Now Use Your New MacBook Pro's Touch Bar For Adobe Photoshop: Here Are The Functions

Adobe has now released a new update for Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 for Mac that adds Touch Bar support for the 2016 MacBook Pro. Let’s take a look at the things users can perform on Photoshop using the Touch Bar.

Computers December 14, 2016

Games You Can Play On MacBook Pro Touch Bar: 'Pac-Man', 'Doom', 'Space Fight' And More

Apple stirred some controversy with its latest MacBook Pro, but the laptop's intriguing Touch Bar has also sparked some entertaining experiments. You can now use the Touch Bar to play the piano, play 'Pac-Man,' 'Space Fight,' 'Doom,' and more.

Apple December 12, 2016

Users Of MacBook Pro With Touch Bar Report Battery Issues: Here's What We Know So Far

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar users complain of battery drain issues with the latest Apple offering. It remains unclear if the issue is hardware- or software-related.

Apple December 7, 2016

Fix Your New MacBook Pro Issues With This Accessory: Meet HyperDrive's USB-C Hub That Can Save You From Dongles

Does the lack of dongles on the new MacBook Pro keep you from nabbing the Apple laptop? If so, then HyperDrive's USB-C hub may be just the thing you need.

Computers December 6, 2016

Apple Will Make Some Macs Obsolete By The End Of 2016: Is Your Computer Among Them?

Apple will be adding certain Mac models to its list of obsolete and vintage products by the end of the year. If you own such a device, how will you be affected?

Apple November 29, 2016

First MacBook Pro 2016 Owners Are Reporting GPU Glitches: Are You One Of Them?

Owners of the early batches of Apple's MacBook Pro 2016 are reporting GPU-related glitches through various channels. Issues include freezing laptops, flashing displays, colored bars filling up the screen and unrecoverable crashes.

Apple November 28, 2016

New MacBook Pro Alternatives: Your Options When The Apple Laptop Just Doesn't Cut It For You

Apple’s new MacBook Pro upgrade might be outselling its rivals but that doesn’t mean that it’s the best laptop out there. Here are a few alternatives to consider.

Computers November 28, 2016

Black Friday 2016: Best Deals For MacBook Pro, MacBook Air And iMac From Best Buy, eBay, Amazon And Newegg

Apple products will once again be popular this Black Friday. For customers who will be looking to acquire a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or iMac, here are some of the best deals that will be offered.

Apple November 23, 2016

MacBook Pro Touch Bar Perfect For Playing 'Doom'

A Facebook iOS developer uploaded a video of him being able to play popular PC game 'Doom' on the MacBook Pro Touch Bar display, although it was distorted. Many were fascinated to see the game run on the Touch Bar.

Apple November 22, 2016

No 32 GB RAM New MacBook Pro Option? That's Because It Would've Reduced Battery Life, Apple Says

Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior VP for marketing, has explained the absence of a 32 GB RAM MacBook Pro. According to him, such a model would have required a different logic board design that posed a risk of reducing battery life.

Computers November 21, 2016

MacBook Pro 2016 Issues: Some 15-Inch Models Indicate Iris Pro 580 Instead Of Intel HD Graphics 530 By Mistake

Users have begun noticing inaccurate graphics card readouts in some MacBook Pro units. The glitch may be caused by the operating system and adds to other issues owners have been reporting since the laptop's release.

Apple November 19, 2016

MacBook Pro 2016 With Touch Bar Models Are Now Hitting Some Apple Store Shelves

Several people have started spotting the new MacBook Pro model with the Touch Bar inside Apple Stores across some cities in California. The new MacBook Pro retails for $1,499 for the base 13-inch model and $1,799 for the Touch Bar model.

Computers November 16, 2016

Apple Tested Touch Screens On Macs, But Found It Absurd: MacBook Pro With Touch Bar Is As Far As It Goes

Apple has apparently toyed with the idea of adding multi-touch to the Mac, but thought it would be a disaster. The MacBook Pro's touch bar is one thing, but adding touch to a 27-inch iMac would be absurd and it's not going to happen, says Apple's Phil Schiller.

Apple November 14, 2016

MacBook Pro 2016 First Batch Of Orders Now 'Preparing For Shipment': Customers May Get Their Laptops By Nov. 11

The 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro 2016 models with the Touch Bar display feature will soon arrive to customers who preordered the variants. The order status of the said laptops has changed to the 'preparing for shipment' tag.

Apple November 11, 2016

Special Deals From Apple: Best Refurbished iPhones, iPad Air 2, MacBook Air And MacBook Pro

Apple has a number of refurbished iPhone, iPad Air 2 and MacBook Pro units and more that are being sold at lower prices. Apple claims that all refurbished devices are thoroughly tested before being put up for sale.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 9, 2016

Real Time Analytics