macbook pro

  • Apple WILL announce a new MBP and MB tomorrow, says source

    http://progressive.playstream.com/playstream/progressive/flashplayers/FLVPlayer.swf Our video from Macworld in case you don’t know what multi-touch is. Dig this, party people. Me and GeekSugar are like this *imagine me crossing my fingers* like people do when they utter the previous statement. She tells me her source is legit and I believe her. So Apple will announce a new MBP and MB… Read More

  • Rumors heating up: 3GHz MacBook Pros tomorrow

    Rumors heating up: 3GHz MacBook Pros tomorrow

    Reports are coming in that there will be three new MBPs tomorrow, all running 2.6GHz (some say 3GHz) Penryn processors with a multi-touch trackpad. Sucks that I just bought a MBP a month ago. The part numbers, listed for future MacBook Pros models, were included alongside pricing that matches Apple’s current offerings at $1999.00, $2499.00 and $2799.00, respectively, for those part… Read More

  • iMac, MacBook Pro updates in March (??)

    iMac, MacBook Pro updates in March (??)


    9to5Mac is positing some pie in the sky stuff about multi-touch trackpads and full iMac/MacBook Pro overhauls. He’s pegging this prediction on the March event coming up and not much else, but it’s nice to dream. If anything happens in March it will be the SDK launch and little else. iMacs to receive processor upgrades along with new Macbook Pros? [9to5mac] Read More

  • Another reason why a MacBook Pro refresh is coming soon

    Another reason why a MacBook Pro refresh is coming soon

    Have you tried picking up a 15-inch MBP from your local Best Buy only to find that it’s completely sold out? Wait time for one is at a week to two weeks if they ever get shipped at all. Other retailers are reporting that they’ve noticed a decline in the number of units being shipped to them. Half as much compared to shipments they received in December for some. So when do you think… Read More

  • Rumors that swirl: Apple event at the end of the month?

    [photopress:applelogo.jpg,full,center] We’ve got a handful of tippages today that Apple will be holding a press conference later this month to announce, well, something. We’re guessing MacBook Pro upgrades, or maybe something to do with Apple TV. It won’t be new MacBooks or iPods or iPhones, so calm yourselves. Read More

  • Extended life battery for 17-inch MBP on the way

    Extended life battery for 17-inch MBP on the way

    Battery on your 17-inch MBP not what it used to be? Perhaps you’re just looking for a backup? Fastmac, purveyors of fine third-party Apple ware, have announced an extended life battery upgrade for that MBP of yours. The TruePower replacement is expected to ship within 10 days and is available for pre-order now at a special introductory price of $99.95. Product Page Read More

  • Rumor: New MacBook Pros on St. Patrick's Day?

    [photopress:mbp.jpg,full,left]My birthday is St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th. It’s a great day to have a birthday, as I’m not the only one hung over the next day, and nobody has an excuse not to come have fun. It’s also the day that we may see new Multitouch-enabled MacBook Pros, if our source is correct. He/She is saying that the lineup will get an across-the-board… Read More

  • MacBook Pros next in line for multi-touch trackpad

    MacBook Pros next in line for multi-touch trackpad

    Duh! The only other thing worth noting is that the new MBPs will get Penryn-based Core 2 Duo processors. They will supposedly be introduced in the next few weeks. Good thing I’ll be getting that $600 check from the government. Next-gen Apple MacBook Pros to gain multi-touch trackpad [Apple Insider] Read More

  • Leopard upgrade freezing some portables' keyboards

    Leopard upgrade freezing some portables' keyboards

    If your Intel-based Apple portable is having keyboard problems after the Leopard upgrade, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re alongside legions of other users. The bug comes and goes intermittently, causing the keyboard to freeze for a random amount of time. Usually a restart will solve it, but often an extra and PITA step of a PRAM reset is needed. The latest software update… Read More

  • New, tiny MacBook Pros this Month? Probably not

    New, tiny MacBook Pros this Month? Probably not

    There’s a rumor flying around the Interwebs that on Leopard Day, October 26th, Apple would be launching an ultraportable MacBook Pro. As the rumor goes, it’d be in the form factor of a MacBook, but have all the MacBook Pro professional-grade hardware. We’re saying it’s total horsecrap. While the MacBook Pro (like the MacBook) line is due for an upgrade (especially… Read More

  • MacBook Pro battery adapter crap out on you?

    MacBook Pro battery adapter crap out on you?

    What’s that smell? Oh yeah, that’s just someone’s MagSafe adapter burning up on their MacBook Pro, but don’t worry Apple has pulled the 85W power supplies from retail stores. But fear not. Apple is working vigorously to rectify the situation. A freshly redesigned adapter is in the works and should be coming soon. The Apple Store indicates that MagSafe adapters are 2 to… Read More

  • Oh Noes! Apple Keyboards Malfunctioning

    If Vince wasn’t in Orlando defiling a Magic Kingdom Princess then I could ask him if he’s been experiencing any problems with his new Apple keyboard, but alas he is not, so we’ll look elsewhere for answers. It seems as though a fair amount of folks are experiencing issues with the F3 and F4 function keys. The Expose and Dashboard functions don’t seem to work although a… Read More

  • Handle-It Begs You To Geek Out Your MacBooks

    Handle-It Begs You To Geek Out Your MacBooks

    Oh man, I’ve found my next MacBook accessory purchase. The Handle-It is exactly what I’ve been wanting without even knowing it. It bolts onto the underside of your MacBook or MBP and acts as both a handle and heat sink. The Italian pebblestone leather clad aluminum accessory is the neatest thing I’ve seen lately and I can’t wait to get my hands on one. It comes in… Read More

  • Disaster On the Homefront: Macbook Pro Battery Explosion

    Disaster On the Homefront: Macbook Pro Battery Explosion


    So sitting in the offices today at Next New Networks, we were alerted to a tragedy of epic proportion. As he was charging his battery earlier company founder and creative director, Fred Seibert experienced the unthinkable! The battery for his 17-inch Macbook Pro suffered a rupture due, I think, to previously addressed battery defects. No but seriously, if you haven’t sent in your… Read More

  • Major in Mac, Get a Free iPod nano

    Major in Mac, Get a Free iPod nano

    Like it does every year, Apple just launched the Major in Mac promotion. Eligible students, faulty, staff, etc. who buy a Mac will get a $200 rebate toward the purchase of a 4GB or 8GB iPod nano. You have to buy the Mac from Apple directly or from one of its retail stores as BestBuy and the like-purchased Mac don’t qualify for the promotion. Major in Mac ends on September 16. Hmm… Read More

  • MacBook Pro Redux

    MacBook Pro Redux


    The Apple Store is back up and we have on our hands something that I wish was available three months ago. As we speculated yesterday, a new MacBook Pro has joined the ranks of Apple’s high performance machines. The systems are now available in speeds up to 2.4GHz. Additionally, the 15-inch rig can now be equipped with a 7,200rpm 160GB hard drive. You may recall that the slower 5,400rpm… Read More

  • Apple Store Is Down

    Apple Store Is Down

    Tuesday morning arrives and as of right now, the Apple online store is officially down for maintenance. The big rumors lately have been attributed to two items: the iMac and the Macbook Pro. We could see a completely redesigned iMac out later today featuring a brushed aluminum look. Or, we could witness the power that is Santa Rosa crammed inside a Macbook Pro. Who knows. No matter what… Read More

  • New Macbook Pro And/Or iMac At WWDC

    New Macbook Pro And/Or iMac At WWDC

    Another week, another big Apple rumor. This one stems from the upcoming WWDC, which starts next month. Analysts say that Steve Jobs will debut a new version of the iMac and a new Macbook Pro during the conference. Though the Macbook Pro I don’t see being updated for a little longer, the iMac is definitely in need of an overhaul. Rumor has it that the new design will be thinner and… Read More

  • Apple Being Sued Over Laptop Displays

    Apple Being Sued Over Laptop Displays

    If there’s even a minor flaw in a product, there’s money to be made by lawyers and PC fanboys. A San Diego filing for a class-action law suit by Fred Greaves and Dave Gatley is the latest legal trouble for the Cupertino company. The lawsuit claims that Apple was marketing Macbook and Macbook Pro displays as if they were god’s gift to mankind. Claims are made that the Macbook… Read More

  • Apple Issues Battery Update For Macbook and MBP Notebooks

    Apple has addressed the Macbook and Macbook Pro notebook performance issues, but Apple says you don’t need to worry about exploding batteries. If you purchased either notebook or an extra battery between February 2007 and April 2007 then download the latest patch. How do I identify an affected battery? Affected batteries will have one or more of the following symptoms: * Battery is… Read More