MacBook Pro

by William Min ·Posted 01/17/2023
Announced in a press release during the early hours of January 17, 2023, Apple introduced two next-gen SoCs (system on a chip), the M2 Pro and M2 Max. Building on the M2 architecture found on the MacBook Air, these two SoCs push the performance of Apple Silicon to new frontiers. The M2 Pro and M2 Max chips can be found on the 14" and 16" MacBook Pro models while Apple updated the Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro chips. M2 Pro Built using second-generation 5nm process technology, the M2 Pro consists of 40 billion transistors, which is almost 20
by William Min ·Posted 07/14/2022
It’s no secret that the MacBook Pro is designed for the creative professional. A popular choice among photographers, video editors, 3D artists, and more, the MacBook
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 06/15/2020
Today, Apple announced a powerful new graphics option for the 16" MacBook Pro. Customers can now build their customized MacBook Pro to include an AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU. This high-end graphics processor features 8GB of HBM2 RAM, which is a significant step up from the previous top configuration. How significant? Apple claims the new GPU can score benchmarks up to 75% faster than its predecessor, which,
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 01/22/2020
Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro has been out for a little over a month, and overall the reviews have been pretty stellar. With a bigger screen, better speakers, faster processor, and much-ballyhooed keyboard, it seems like a surefire winner for professionals and creatives of every stripe. But how is it for the casual laptop user? To find out, I brought it home with me for a weekend and tested it. Here’s my review.
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 01/22/2020
Many video editors I know rely on a MacBook Pro as their personal, everyday machine, and many video editors I know also have been wanting a lot more from the MacBook Pro over the past few years. We finally received some superior power with the most recent release, but catching up in specs just isn’t enough these days—this is why the 16" MacBook Pro is such a significant release. A new screen, new thermal architecture
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 01/22/2020
The MacBook Pro has long been the standard, go-to laptop for working photographers. It combines the power we need along with the portability to bring on location or along while traveling. It’s the perfect combination that just got even better with the recent release of the new, late 2019 16" MacBook Pro. I had a chance to use this new model for a few days, and decided to jump in head-first and use it in lieu of not
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 11/13/2019
Shrinking bezels has been the trend for nearly every device with a screen. Apple did it with the iPhone, then the iPad, and, now, with its flagship MacBook Pro lineup, with the introduction of a brand-new 16" variant. It still looks like a MacBook Pro, which is good, but when you pop it open you will be greeted by a fresh 16" display that encompasses more area on the top half of the laptop.
by William Min ·Posted 08/30/2019
With the start of the school year fast approaching (or already here for college students), there’s a good chance you know a student asking for an Apple product. Whether it’s a MacBook Pro, an iPad Air, or just a pair of 2nd-Gen AirPods, we’re here to break it all down for you. MacBook Air What is it? Apple updated the MacBook Air to feature True Tone technology for a more natural viewing experience. The MacBook Air also features a 13.3" Retina Display, Touch ID, improved performance, and a more portable design. The combination of the Touch ID
by Staff Writer ·Posted 07/09/2019
Apple has updated the MacBook Air and the entry-level 13" MacBook Pro, allowing you to get a start on Back to School. The MacBook Air gets a True Tone display, while the entry-level 13" MacBook Pro gets fully kitted out with an 8th-Gen Intel® Core™ quad-core processor, Touch Bar, True Tone, and more. The
by Staff Writer ·Posted 05/21/2019
Apple has just refreshed its MacBook Pro lineup with 8th- and 9th-generation Intel® Core™ processors, and the top-tier model is equipped with eight cores, a first for the series. The MacBook Pro has long been a tool for media and content creators, including music producers, 3D designers, photographers, developers, scientists, researchers, and video editors, and this update delivers up to twice the performance of a quad-core MacBook Pro and up to 40% more performance than a six-
by William Min ·Posted 12/01/2022
With the holiday season now upon us, there’s never been a better time to gift the Apple-lover in your life a brand-new Apple device (even if that Apple-lover happens to be you). In case you need some help deciding which particular Apple product to get, we've put together a list of some of our favorite, more recent products. From the latest-and-greatest MacBook Pro to the revolutionary AirPod Max headphones, all the best Apple products are listed here. MacBook Pro Powered by Apple's new
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 01/09/2017
With Apple’s latest release to its ever-popular line of MacBook Pro notebooks, the tech giant has brought a new physical update to the 13.3" and 15.4" models, with the Touch Bar. Replacing the traditional, physical Function keys of all previous models, the Touch Bar presents itself as a customizable, adaptable Function bar, as
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 01/10/2017
When Apple rolled out its Late 2016 13.3" and 15.4" MacBook Pro update, one of its most eyebrow-raising features was the Touch Bar. Simply put, the Touch Bar is a multi-touch Retina display that’s designed to bring intuitive controls to your fingertips. It is available on select models, and is located just above the keyboard, where
by William Min ·Posted 12/20/2016
The late 2016 15.4" MacBook Pro and select 13.3" MacBook Pro models feature a redesign that introduced the Touch Bar. Replacing the traditional function keys, the Touch Bar adapts to what you’re doing and gives you intuitive shortcuts and app options when you need them. Here are some uses the Touch Bar offers when using some of the
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 11/11/2022
When it comes to choosing the best laptop, there really isn't a "one-size-fits-all" solution. After all, different users have different wants, different needs, so narrowing down the field into a single perfect choice is impossible. However, what we can do it to choose the best laptop by user type and application—which is exactly what we did. From the business-class to budget, ultraportable to ultraportly, these are the best laptops of 2022.  Best Laptop Overall Striking the perfect balance