Following over a year of shortages, Apple has fully replenished its supply of top case assemblies with glued-in batteries for Mid 2012 and Early 2013 models of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.
Mid 2012 MacBook Pro and its top case with battery via iFixit A top case is the aluminum enclosure that houses the keyboard, trackpad, and speaker grilles on a MacBook Pro. For the two aforementioned models, the battery is affixed to the underside of the top case with strong adhesive, meaning the entire assembly needs to be swapped out for a simple battery replacement.
Now that inventory of the top cases is widely available again, Apple is „no longer [...]
Apple device reseller B&H Photo today opened up a new Apple sale, which includes instant savings on products like the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, iMac Pro, and more. As usual, B&H Photo doesn’t collect sales tax on orders shipped to addresses outside of New York and New Jersey, and most orders over $49 will qualify for free expedited shipping (ranging between 1-3 days depending on the state).
Many of the prices for the various Macs are the best currently available online, while a few are reaching all-time-lows for certain configurations. Specifically, the 15-inch model of the Mid 2017 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar with 256GB and 512GB solid state drives [...]
Apple has been hit with a class action lawsuit over „defective“ keyboards in recent MacBook and MacBook Pro models.
The lawsuit, filed in Northern California district court, alleges that the low-profile, butterfly-switch keyboards in 2015-and-later MacBook and 2016-and-later MacBook Pro models are „prone to fail,“ resulting in „non-responsive keys“ and other issues, according to court documents obtained by MacRumors.
The lawsuit was filed by law firm Girard Gibbs LLP on behalf of MacBook Pro owners Zixuan Rao and Kyle Barbaro, residents of San Diego, California and Melrose, Massachusetts respectively.
The proposed [...]
One of Apple’s biggest competitors in the laptop space is arguably Microsoft, with its line of portable, productivity-focused Surface Book machines. Microsoft in November released its newest product, the Surface Book 2, a 2-in-1 PC that has quite a few selling points to entice Apple customers.
In our latest YouTube video, we took a look at the 15-inch Surface Book 2 and compared it to the 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro across a number of categories including build quality and design, key features, and overall usage experience for someone in the Apple ecosystem.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Both the Surface Book 2 and Apple’s [...]