Three Months After Launch, Apple Still Struggling to Meet Demand for Redesigned 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pro

Three months after their launch, the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros continue to experience high demand and seemingly short supply, with shipping dates for both models stretching into multiple weeks in several of Apple’s key markets. In the United States, the baseline 14-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Pro chip is estimated to ship in […]

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Some SD Cards Not Working Properly With 2021 14 and 16-Inch MacBook Pros

The SD card reader slot on the new 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models is not functioning as expected with some SD cards, according to multiple reports on the MacRumors forums. In a long complaint thread, MacRumors readers have detailed the issues that they’re having with some SD cards, and there seems to be little […]

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HYPER’s ‘DUO PRO’ 7-in-2 USB-C Hub Debuts for New MacBook Pro Models

HYPER today announced the HyperDrive “DUO PRO,” a 7-in-2 USB-C hub designed specifically for Apple’s latest high-end MacBook Pro models, launching on Indiegogo with the first shipments set to go out in January. The HyperDrive DUO PRO features a Thunderbolt 4/USB 4 port capable of data transfer at 40Gbps, 100W PD, and 6K 60Hz video, […]

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Some 16-inch MacBook Pro Owners Report MagSafe 3 Charging Issues When Mac Is Closed

Tuesday November 30, 2021 2:54 am PST by Sami Fathi Some 16-inch MacBook Pro owners appear to have identified a shared issue suggesting the MagSafe 3 connector sometimes fails to deliver the expected charge when their Mac is turned off and the lid is closed. As outlined on Reddit, some models of the 16-inch MacBook […]

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Apple Introduces New MacBook Upgrade Program for Business Partners

Monday November 29, 2021 7:38 am PST by Sami Fathi In association with CIT as the financing partner, Apple has launched a new Mac Upgrade Program for small businesses and Apple business partners that allow companies to easily distribute and upgrade their fleets of MacBooks at an affordable price to all of their workers. As […]

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Best Black Friday iMac and MacBook Deals Available Today

Our Black Friday 2021 coverage continues with the best deals you can find on MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac mini today. As with all Black Friday deals, we aren’t sure how long any of these will last, and prices are always fluctuating, so if you see something you want, be sure to buy […]

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Twitter Deploying Top-Spec MacBook Pros Across App Development Teams

Twitter is deploying top-spec MacBook Pros with the M1 Max Apple silicon chip to all of its iOS and Android engineers for app development, representing yet another push for the adoption of Apple silicon Macs in the enterprise. The news was shared by John Szumski, a senior staffer at Twitter for the company’s mobile platforms. […]

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M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pro Owners Complain of Crashes Playing HDR YouTube Videos

Some 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro owners have been experiencing kernel crashes when watching HDR YouTube videos, according to a number of complaints on the MacRumors forums. As explained by MacRumors reader Cababah, watching an HDR YouTube video in Safari and then scrolling through the comments results in a kernel error on macOS Monterey 12.0.1. […]

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Video Comparison: M1 MacBook Pro vs. M1 Pro MacBook Pro

If you’re unsure whether you should purchase a MacBook Pro with the M1 Pro chip or if an M1 machine will best suit your needs, our latest YouTube video is for you. We’ve compared the 14-inch base MacBook Pro with ‌M1 Pro‌ chip to the 13-inch base MacBook Pro with ‌M1‌ chip to give our […]

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What Next for MacBook Pro? Four Upgrades We’re Likely to See

With Apple’s long-awaited new MacBook Pro now available, there are early signs of what we could expect from the MacBook Pro going forward as the company iterates on its major 2021 redesign. Following a major redesign year, the MacBook Pro has typically received smaller annual updates. For example, following 2016’s MacBook Pro redesign, subsequent models […]

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Five Games Worth Firing Up to Show Off Your New MacBook Pro

If you’re the proud owner of a new MacBook Pro, all things considered, gaming probably wasn’t at the top of your priority list when you made the expensive purchase. Even so, when you’re not doing resource-hungry work on your new high-end Mac, you can still have some fun with all that power under the hood. […]

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Deals: Get Apple’s 512GB 16-Inch MacBook Pro for $2,449.99 ($49 Off)

Amazon today has Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro (10-Core M1 Pro, 512GB) for $2,449.99, down from $2,499.00. This remains the lowest price we’ve tracked on this model, and as of writing Amazon is the only major Apple reseller offering this discount. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make […]

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M1 Pro vs. M1 Max: Real-World Performance Test

Now that the new MacBook Pro models have been available for a week, we’ve been able to do more in-depth testing. In our latest YouTube video, we pit the entry-level 14-inch MacBook Pro with an M1 Pro chip against the high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro with an M1 Max chip to see just what you’re getting […]

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Future iPad Pro and MacBook Pro Models Rumored to Feature Ultra-Bright Double-Stack OLED Displays

Apple is in discussions with Samsung and LG over applying OLED displays with a two-stack tandem structure to future iPad and MacBook models, but the devices are likely several years away from launch, according to Korean website The Elec. The report indicates that a two-stack tandem structure would consist of two layers of red, green, […]

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iFixit’s Full 16-Inch MacBook Pro Video Teardown Highlights Internal Design Changes

iFixit earlier this week posted a teaser of its MacBook Pro teardown, and now, the site is back with a full video that gives us a clear look at the components inside the new MacBook Pro models. As iFixit mentioned in its first article, it’s easier to get into a MacBook Pro than it was […]

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Teardown of 140W MacBook Pro Power Adapter Shows What’s Inside

The 140W power adapter that ships with the 16-inch MacBook Pro models is unique in multiple ways, with Apple introducing new technology in the charger. It is the first Apple power adapter using gallium nitride or “GaN” technology to cut down on size, and it is equipped with USB-C Power Delivery 3.1. ChargerLab today published […]

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How to Use High Power Mode on 16-inch M1 Max MacBook Pro

Apple’s latest 16-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Max Apple silicon chip features a new High Power Mode for intensive, sustained workloads. This article explains what it does and how to enable it. The new 16-inch MacBook Pro with ‌M1‌ Max chip includes a new High Power Mode that is designed to optimize performance to […]

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Apple Explains How to Custom Calibrate the New MacBook Pro Displays

In a new support document, Apple has detailed how to measure and fine-tune the calibration of the display on the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. The new MacBook Pro models feature XDR displays with mini-LED backlighting and support for one billion colors, but certain workflows may require custom calibration: Every MacBook Pro with […]

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Reports Suggest Mini-LED ‘Blooming’ Effect on New MacBook Pro Displays Not an Issue

Reports suggest that despite the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros sharing the same mini-LED display technology as the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the new Mac computers are not obviously suffering “blooming,” a phenomenon found on the ‌iPad Pro‌. The new MacBook Pros and the 12.9-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ consist of mini-LED technology, which uses dimming zones. […]

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Apple Provides Details on Using High-Impedance Headphones With New MacBook Pros

Apple has published a new support document detailing the use of high-impedance headphones with the new MacBook Pro models. As Apple mentioned when it unveiled the latest MacBook Pros, the 3.5mm headphone jack offers support for high-impedance headphones, which is good news for professionals who want to use the MacBook Pro with studio quality headphones. […]

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