Faced with the “Mac equivalent of the Blue Screen of Death” situation – a MacBook failing to boot and showing a blue screen only – a developer decided to resort to extreme measures to try to bring his MacBook Pro back from the dead: cook it at 170 degrees for precisely seven minutes. Show More Summary
Nothing feels more counter-intuitive than shoving a broken MacBook Pro that cost thousands of dollars into a preheated oven. But it might be the best last-ditch effort available if your laptop won't start. We are NOT recommending you...Show More Summary
Have you ever wondered why the trackpad on your MacBook Pro comes with right-click disabled by default? It could be because Steve Jobs apparently hated the idea of multiple buttons on a mouse, according to a former Apple engineer. "Steve...Show More Summary
My work macbook pro recently crapped out on me during an update of the OS (apparently something has a tendency to go wrong with the video card or its driver or something similar during this particular update for this particular model … sigh) so I’ve had the joy of reinstalling my personal ecosystem of software […]
This week's Apple rumors include a potentially new way to pair your iDevices with Touch ID, and the imminent death of non-Retina Macbook Pros.
It has been a very long time since I had a MacBook Pro. Writing this feels so 2009 because there was a time when I had a regular MacBook then a MacBook Pro then the MacBook Air came out and I had a MacBook Air + 17” Pro w/ SSD and then I sold the […]
Apple just added external retina display support in a recent beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, According to 9to5mac. 4K monitors can now run the operating system at a pixel-doubled resolution, like on a retina MacBook Pro. It could also be a sign that Apple is getting ready to release a long-anticipated external retina display. Show More Summary
Earlier today, Apple provided developers with the first beta for the upcoming release of OS X Mavericks version 10.9.3. Apple did not disclose any new features coming in 10.9.3, but we have discovered that the update includes notable enhancements for users with Macs connected to 4K-resolution monitors. With 10.9.3, Mac users can now natively set […]
I'm sad to see the old unibody machine go; I'd prefer to have an on-board optical drive, and I'm not convinced that the speedier access, silence, and shockproofness of solid state data storage are worth the trade-off in drive capacity one has to give up, but I didn't put my money where my mouth is when I upgraded to a 13-inch MacBook Air last fall.
As laptop speakers go, those built into Apple’s MacBooks aren’t bad — particularly if you have a MacBook Pro. But they can be so much better. Plug Twelve South’s BassJump 2 into one of your USB ports and you have a … Read more ›
According to a new report from Taiwanese shores, Apple will reportedly cease production of the non-Retina 13-inch Macbook Pro later this year and will replace it with thinner models equipped with Retina display. The move is expected to happen in the second half of 2014, according to a new report from Digitimes.
I love to be able to take my 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with me when I hit the road, but when I'm in the office, I prefer to have it connected to other devices like an external display, Time Machine backup, speakers, and other peripherals. Show More Summary
A report today suggests that Apple will be retiring the regular, non-Retina 13-inch MacBook Pro in the second half of 2014. The news comes via Digitimes, a somewhat hit-and-miss source that cites insiders in the supply chain, and claims...Show More Summary
Apple's remaining low-end 13-inch MacBook Pro model, which features a thicker legacy design and continues to sport an internal optical drive, may finally be on the way out this year, if the latest supply chain rumors are to be belie...
Apple is apparently ready to get rid off another MacBook Pro model, Digitimes reports. After ditching the 15-inch MacBook Pro with optical drive in late October 2013, the company will also stop manufacturing the only MacBook Pro that...Show More Summary
DigiTimes is claiming that Apple will cease production of the non-Retina version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro this year as it prepares to launch refreshed Retina models toward the end of the year. Apple is expected to stop production of the 13-inch MacBook Pro in the second half of 2014 and will replace the product line […]
It’s not that this comes as a surprise. After all, anyone who has used the Retina MacBook Pro knows that the possibility of going back to a non-Retina device is practically nil. Sure, there is the price difference, but it’s easy to look at what the Retina MacBook Pro has going for itself. Show More Summary
It wasn’t too long ago that Apple introduced Retina MacBook Pros into the mix. They were basically your typical MacBook Pro, but would sport a Retina display instead, thus offering customers with a pretty damn sharp laptop screen. However...Show More Summary
Apple will cease production of the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro later this year in favor of its thinner Retina notebooks, according to a new report from DigiTimes. The 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro, which last saw an update in June...Show More Summary
Apple authorized reseller and B&H Photo this week is offering users of our Price Guides between $150 and $255 off a handful of well-equipped 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina deals. In each case, the final price is the lowest we've ever seen for these current, Haswell-based models.