4:26AM Friday 13 July
Apple has updated its MacBook Pro series with new hardware. The new MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar feature eighth-generation Intel Core processors, with 6-core on the 15-inch model for up to 70% faster performance and quad-core on the 13-inch model for up to two times faster performance - ideal for manipulating large data sets, performing complex simulations, creating multi-track audio projects or doing advanced image processing or film editing, according to the vendor. Read More »
225 Days Ago Apple today announces that it has refreshed its MacBook Pro with the latest Intel processors for faster performance, True Tone displays, and quieter keyboards. The switch to newer processors brings a big improvement to performance.
225 Days Ago Apple did not come out with any new hardware at WWDC 2018 in early June. There was no iPhone SE, no new iPad Pro, and no new Macs.
222 Days Ago Last month, Apple initiated a Keyboard Service Program for MacBook and MacBook Pro, after determining that a "small percentage" of the keyboards in 2015-2017 MacBook and 2016-2017 MacBook Pro models may experience keys that feel "sticky," repeat, or do not respond in a consistent manner.
222 Days Ago 2018 MacBook Pro models feature the biggest yearly CPU performance gains since 2011, according to Geekbench founder John Poole. Geekbench 4 scores indicate the latest 15-inch models have a 12 to 15 percent increase in single-core performance, while multi-core performance is up 39 to 46 percent, compared to the equivalent 2017 models.
221 Days Ago Last week, Apple very quietly rolled out a bunch of changes to its MacBook range. The updates were a classic spec bump, with the big changes coming to the internal chips, and the only significant design change being a redesigned keyboard that is less vulnerable to errant grains of sand.
225 Days Ago Apple has updated the MacBook Pro, adding new processors, support for more memory, a True Tone display, and making some changes to the controversial keyboard. The company says that altogether it’s enough for a huge increase in performance: up to 70-percent faster, in fact, on the updated 15-inch MacBook Pro.