macbook pro

Can the new MacBook Pro battery life issues be solved with a macOS update?

So I'm joining the club of people who are experiencing battery issues with their new MacBook Pro's with Touch Bar. Yesterday, I eek'd out about 3.5-4 hours of battery life on my brand new MacBook Pro. The problem, is that, Apple claims battery life with regular usage should be around 10-hours. I wasn't … [Read more...]

OWC announces Thunderbolt 3 dock, adds 13 legacy ports to the new MacBook Pro

With the new 2016 MacBook Pro's now officially announced and available to buy, OWC has announced its first Thunderbolt 3 dock, which features a total of 13 additional ports, including 5 USB-A ports, two additional Thunderbolt 3 ports (which could drive a pair of 4K displays), Ethernet, and an SD card … [Read more...]

Before you freak out over the Touch Bar… Read this

There has been some misinformation going around about the new Touch Bar functionality on the latest MacBook Pro's and I wanted to set the record straight. After the announcement last week, the idea that notifications and error messages would be making their way to the Touch Bar has been floating around the … [Read more...]

The End of Non-Retina? 13-inch MacBook Pro to Be Discontinued

Could we be approaching the end of low-resolution Apple devices? According to Digitimes, Apple will be ending production of its non-Retina, 13-inch MacBook Pro this year, slimming the product line down to the Retina-enhanced models introduced over the past two years. Apple's non-Retina, 15-inch model of … [Read more...]

Apple Details Its Annual ‘Back-to-School’ Student Promotion

Every year, computer company Apple launches a discount-driven promotion of its products in favor of students, teachers and educational faculty who are returning to the classroom for another semester. This year, the deal is virtually the same as it’s been in past years, with App Store gift cards being included … [Read more...]

Apple likely to update its MacBook line at WWDC

While Apple's WWDC conference is traditionally a very developer oriented event, focusing not on hardware but software, Apple is seemingly set to introduce some long awaited updates to its MacBook line at this year's conference, scheduled to begin on June 10th. This is according to inventory numbers supposedly … [Read more...]

Confirmed: 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Sources are said to have confirmed to 9to5mac that a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro will be unveiled alongside an iPad Mini at the company’s October 23 event. The super powerful and ultra-portable 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro has been on several people's wish list's since the original 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro … [Read more...]

Retina MacBook Pro Review

A little over four years ago I made the complete switch over to the Mac. You may remember, if you have been around BestTechie long enough, that epic live stream when I ordered my Mac Pro, and then, when it showed up on my door step a week or so later. Exciting times! A lot has happened in the past four … [Read more...]

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