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MacBook Pro 13-inch 2019 teardown reveals one bright spot

MacBook Pro 13-inch 2019 teardown reveals one bright spot

There's a new MacBook Pro in town, and the first teardown has some not-so-great news for those looking to repair or update hardware on their own. The MacBook Pro 13-inch 2019 model (with two Thunderbolt Ports) didn't get a particularly great score from iFixit, but there is at least a silver lining to this raincloud. Where previous MacBooks didn't allow easy access to their touchpads (for removal and repair), this unit keeps it a little more real.

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MacBook Air gets price cut as entry MacBook Pro adds Touch Bar

MacBook Air gets price cut as entry MacBook Pro adds Touch Bar

College students won't be returning to school for more than a month, but Apple is getting its back to school deals going early. In anticipation of that rush of students looking to buy MacBooks for the year ahead, Apple has updated the 13-inch MacBook Air and the 13-inch MacBook Pro. These aren't complete overhauls buy any stretch, but they might make these laptops more tempting buys for people who were once on the fence.

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2015 15-inch MacBook Pro battery issue already has 26 incident reports

2015 15-inch MacBook Pro battery issue already has 26 incident reports

Product recalls are nothing new but after the Galaxy Note 7 disaster, those that have been associated with batteries and potential fire hazards have been getting special attention. Especially when the recall comes from Apple. That, unfortunately, is exactly the case that happened just last week when Apple sent word about problems with its older MacBook Pros. Now the Consumer Product Safety Commission has echoed the company’s call for owners of 2015 15-inch MacBook Pros to get their laptop’s battery replaced ASAP.

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16-inch MacBook Pro could launch alongside 2019 iPhone

16-inch MacBook Pro could launch alongside 2019 iPhone

Apple's most intriguing laptop in years could arrive this fall, according to analyst predictions, with the 16-inch MacBook Pro tipped to launch at the same event as the new 2019 iPhone. The much-rumored notebook would have the largest display available on a current MacBook Pro, slotting in above the 15-inch version as Apple's flagship.

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Apple recalls some 15-inch 2015 MacBook Pro models due to battery overheating

Apple recalls some 15-inch 2015 MacBook Pro models due to battery overheating

Apple announced today that it's voluntarily recalling a number of 15-inch Mid 2015 MacBook Pros. The company says that the batteries in these units have the potential to overheat and may start a fire as a result. If you've got one of the affected units, Apple will replace the battery free of charge.

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2019 MacBook Pro teardown shows just how Apple changed its keys

2019 MacBook Pro teardown shows just how Apple changed its keys

Apple's changes to the 2019 MacBook Pro to address keyboard reliability have been given the teardown treatment, to figure out just how the design has been altered. Apple announced the new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro models earlier this week, and while new 8th and 9th Generation Intel Core processors were the headline, keyboard tweaks were just as eagerly anticipated by macOS fans.

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Apple Keyboard Service Program updated: Here’s who’s eligible

Apple Keyboard Service Program updated: Here’s who’s eligible

Apple isn't just adding new, faster MacBook Pro models to its range today: it's also updating its Keyboard Service Program, too. The scheme was launched in mid-2018 in the face of growing complaints about the Butterfly key mechanism, which some MacBook and MacBook Pro owners discovered could be more than a little frustrating.

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MacBook Pro gets 8-core CPU and keyboard update

MacBook Pro gets 8-core CPU and keyboard update

Apple has added an eight-core MacBook Pro to its range, the first time the company has offered such potent processors in its notebooks. The new MacBook Pro taps Intel's 8th and 9th Generation chips, for up to double the performance compared to an old, quad-core machine.

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Apple’s keyboard plan to pacify angry MacBook owners just leaked

Apple’s keyboard plan to pacify angry MacBook owners just leaked

A leaked Apple memo reportedly reveals that the company is prioritizing MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboard repairs. 'Until further notice,' the alleged memo tells Genius Bar technicians, the majority of keyboard-related repairs will need to be performed in the Apple Store with the goal of providing next-day turnaround. It's unclear how long this policy will stay in place.

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16-inch MacBook Pro with all new design might not come this year

16-inch MacBook Pro with all new design might not come this year

The biggest MacBook Pro prediction this year has just been debunked by the very person who made the prediction. While details are still very thin at the moment, that's definitely what it feels like upon learning that Ming-chi Kuo himself has revised his forecast, saying that the 16-inch MacBook Pro, the one with an all-new design, won't be landing in stores this year. The good news is that it might still be coming after two years.

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2018 MacBook Pros may have secretly addressed flexgate issues

2018 MacBook Pros may have secretly addressed flexgate issues

If you make a habit of following MacBook news, there's a good chance you've already heard of "flexgate." This latest design controversy centers around the failing displays of 2016-and-later MacBook Pros and blames the problem on short flex cables that need to wrap around the hinge to connect the display to the display controller board. Since the cable is too short, it's pulled tight around the controller board when the MacBook is opened, eventually wearing down and causing the display to fail.

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MacBook Pro 16: Our wishlist (and what’s most likely)

MacBook Pro 16: Our wishlist (and what’s most likely)

Apple was tipped to reveal a 16-inch MacBook Pro in the year 2019, and this afternoon we're going to take a look at what that'll mean. This would be the biggest MacBook Pro (or indeed MacBook of any sort) since the 2012 MacBook Pro on which I'm typing right this minute. No MacBook Pro's been up to the task of delivering such a monstrously adequate display - until now, it would seem. Almost, anyway.

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