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MacBook Pro Stories May 27

MacBook Pro Diary: I can’t wait for the M1X 16-inch MacBook Pro – but it will hurt!

I’ve been waiting impatiently for the M1X 16-inch MacBook Pro ever since we got to see just how stunning the 13-inch machine is, in terms of both performance and battery life. If the latest rumor is correct, and it is launched at WWDC, I may not have too much longer to wait. I am, however, […]

MacBook Pro Stories June 10

M1X MacBook Pro launch would be in November if stats meant anything

We’ve so far had a variety of predictions about when we might expect an M1X MacBook Pro launch. Jon Prosser’s claim of WWDC was of course proven wrong, while Bloomberg was more cautious in suggesting “as soon as early this summer.” We now have another new entry, this one proposing November…

MacBook Pro Stories June 3

Potential 16-inch Apple Silicon MacBook Pro refresh referenced in Chinese regulatory filings

As rumors suggest Apple could unveil a new 16-inch MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon could be unveiled at WWDC next week, a new regulatory filing adds more fuel to the fire. A new report today spotlights that Apple supplier Sunwoda Electronic filed a listing for a new battery in April, potentially destined for the 16-inch […]

MacBook Pro Stories May 25

Spectacular renders imagine the rumored 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro design

We’ve now heard quite a lot about what to expect from the new 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro design, reportedly arriving as early as the summer. A new set of renders whet the appetite for those of us waiting impatiently for the new machine. The chip powering the Apple Silicon version of the 16-inch MacBook Pro […]

MacBook Pro Stories June 4

Report: mini-LED MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon still on track for ‘second half of 2021’

Another new report has corroborated that Apple has a mini-LED MacBook Pro refresh coming sooner rather than later. DigiTimes reports today that the mini-LED MacBook Pro update is set for release in the “second half of 2021” and Apple has a new supplier ready to join in production.

MacBook Pro Stories May 21

Claim that 2021 MacBook Pro models will have M1X chip; drop front logo

A source with a decent track record has suggested that the processor in this year’s MacBook Pro models will be branded the M1X rather than the M2, backing Bloomberg suggestions that it will be the same cores, but just more of them, and with a performance-heavy configuration. Apple is said to be reserving the M2 […]

MacBook Pro Stories June 7

Leaker hints at HomeKit updates, no new hardware, and more for WWDC21

As we are a few hours away from the WWDC21 keynote, there is still room for last-minute rumors and tidbits. According to leaker L0vetodream, Apple won’t likely introduce any new hardware at the WWDC 2021.

MacBook Pro Stories May 11

MSI unashamedly targets the MacBook Pro market with new Creator Z16 laptop

Taiwanese tech company Micro-Star international (MSI) is best known for its gaming PCs, but its new Creator Z16 laptop is firmly aimed at the MacBook Pro market. The new high-end laptop bears more than a passing resemblance to the MacBook Pro, with its CNC-milled aluminum body. Both the machine’s specs and MSI’s messaging also see […]

MacBook Pro Stories May 24

[Update: New for May] Best USB-C and Thunderbolt displays for Mac

USB-C/Thunderbolt display options have really grown over the last couple of years. While Apple is making its own monitor again with the Pro Display XDR, it’s not the best fit for the majority of Mac users with a starting price of $5,000 (without a stand). Let’s take a look at some of the best USB-C/Thunderbolt displays available […]

MacBook Pro Stories April 30

How much is your MacBook Pro worth right now?

The MacBook Pro is one of Apple’s most popular laptops, and for good reason. With the exception of some keyboard stumbles and minor issues throughout the years, it’s certainly one of the best computers for professionals of all kinds. But as is the case with any other device we own, there comes a time to sell it or trade it in for an upgrade. In this article, we’re going to help you understand which MacBook Pro you have and check on its trade in value…

MacBook Pro Stories April 21

2021 MacBook Pro ransom leak shows no Touch Bar, details on I/O layout

We continue to learn more about what Apple has in store for the 2021 MacBook Pro update. As we detailed earlier, a hacker group called REvil is currently in the process of blackmailing Apple supplier Quanta. The group has released detailed documents showcasing the 2021 MacBook Pro logic board, including details and imagery of new […]

[Update: Image] Apple ransomware leak corroborates 2021 MacBook Pro ports: HDMI, MagSafe, SD card slot

Update: The files also include an image that shows the I/O of a new MacBook Pro with USB-C, HDMI, and an SD card slot on the right-hand side of the machine. A hacker group called REvil is currently in the process of blackmailing Apple supplier Quanta for about $50 million. The group claims to have […]

MacBook Pro Stories April 20

Get cash in the best iPhone, iPad, and MacBook trade in deals for April 2021

It’s a new year, so perhaps you’re thinking about upgrading your suite of personal devices — or maybe you want to help a loved one do so. Whatever it is you’re planning to buy — a new iPhone, iPad, or other Apple device — it’s not an uncommon problem to not know what to do with the old devices you have laying around. Why not get some cash for them? The best trade deals for April 2021 below…

MacBook Pro Stories April 9

Tested: Brydge MacBook Vertical Dock, completing my MacBook Pro desktop

The Brydge MacBook Vertical Dock is the latest incarnation of what used to be Henge Docks. Brydge acquired the company back in 2019 and has continued to develop new models since then. The concept of a laptop dock has been around for decades now. The basic idea is that you use the laptop as a […]

MacBook Pro Stories April 7

Intel shows off MacBook Pro in an ad for a processor Apple doesn’t use

Intel has been throwing a lot of shade at Apple since the company started the shift to its Apple Silicon chips with the first M1 Macs last fall. The most recent series of its “Go PC” ads even feature former “I’m a Mac” star Justin Long mocking the new M1 Macs. In an ironic move, Intel is now using the MacBook Pro in a new ad to promote “The world’s best processor on a thin and light laptop” that’s not found in any of Apple’s notebooks.

MacBook Pro Stories April 1

Apple assumed to have knowingly sold defective Macs, says judge, in ‘stage light’ case

A federal judge has ruled that Apple is assumed* to have knowingly sold defective Macs, in response to an application for a class action lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit is over the MacBook Pro “stage light” fault, in which the backlight takes on the appearance of stage lighting at the bottom of the screen […]

MacBook Pro Stories March 30

Apple patent imagines reconfigurable solid-state keyboard for MacBooks

An Apple patent granted today describes a MacBook with a solid-state keyboard using an all-touch surface which can be reconfigured as the user desires. A user working with numbers might opt for a large numeric keyboard, for example, while an artist might instead choose a large area for drawing …

MacBook Pro Stories March 22

Judge certifies class action lawsuit against Apple over infamous MacBook butterfly keyboard

A judge has officially certified a class action lawsuit against Apple over its controversial butterfly keyboard design that plagued the MacBook lineup for years. As reported by the Verge, the lawsuit covers all of the MacBook models that feature a butterfly keyboard.

MacBook Pro Stories March 23

Apple patent shows how retractable keyboard could make MacBooks thinner

Apple has long been on a mission to make MacBooks ever thinner, and a new patent granted today describes how a retractable keyboard could help. Earlier patents suggest that Apple’s long-term goal is a completely solid-state keyboard, which uses electrostatic charges to allow users to “feel” keys so that touch-typing remains possible, and haptic motors […]

MacBook Pro Stories March 19

Intel shows exactly what we expect from the next-generation MacBook Pro

Intel has been getting quite aggressive in its recent campaigns against M1 Macs, as Apple is replacing the Intel processors in the Mac lineup with its own Apple Silicon chips. However, while trying to mock Apple, Intel showed exactly what we expect from the next generation MacBook Pro: an edge-to-edge display.

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