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MacBook Pro

Knowledge Identifier: $MacBook_Pro


MacBook Pro

Line of Macintosh portable computers introduced in January 2006 by Apple Inc., and now in its third generation add

Category: Business (705)

Launched in 1995.

Countries: (58%), United States (42%)

Main connections: MacBook, Intel, MacBook Air

Linked to: Apple Inc., Nvidia, Intel, Vox Media




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Unlike any previous Macintosh laptops the model name is not visible when the computer is in normal use as the model now has its name on the underside of the chassis rather than the screen bezel, where it had been located on all Macintosh laptops after the PowerBook 280c in 1995 add something


The 15-inch model was released in January 2006, a 17-inch model in April, both of which received several updates and Core 2 Duo processors later in the year add something


The "'MacBook Pro"' is a line of Macintosh portable computers introduced in January 2006 by Apple Inc., and now in its third generation add something


Mac Pro - The iMac, Mac Mini, $ MacBook, and MacBook Pro had moved to an Intel-based architecture starting in January 2006, leaving the Power Mac G5 as the only machine in the Mac lineup still based on the PowerPC processor architecture Apple had used since 1993


Apple Inc. - On January 10, 2006, the new MacBook Pro and iMac became the first Apple computers to use Intel's Core Duo CPU. By August 7, 2006 Apple had transitioned the entire Mac product line to Intel chips, over one year sooner than announced


Apple refreshed the entire MacBook Pro line on October 24, 2006, to include Intel Core 2 Duo processors add something


Apple Inc. - In June 2007, Apple upgraded the MacBook Pro, replacing cold cathode fluorescent lamp backlit LCD displays with mercury-free LED backlit LCD displays and arsenic-free glass, and has since done this for all notebooks


On November 1, 2007, Apple added the option of a 2,6 GHz Santa Rosa platform Core 2 Duo CPU as well as reconfigured hard drive options add something


On February 26, 2008, the MacBook Pro line was again updated add something


At the time of the introduction of the 15-inch unibody MacBook Pro on October 14, 2008, the pre-unibody model with the same screen size was discontinued, while the 17-inch pre-unibody model continued to be sold add something


On October 14, 2008, in a press event at company headquarters, Apple officials announced a new 15-inch MacBook Pro featuring a "precision aluminum unibody enclosure" and tapered sides similar to those of the MacBook_Air add something


All of these mid 2009 models included a FireWire 800 port and all except the 17-inch models would receive an SD card slot add something


At the MacWorld Expo keynote on January 6, 2009, Phil Schiller announced a 17-inch MacBook Pro with unibody construction add something


The original case design was discontinued on January 6, 2009, when the 17-inch MacBook Pro was updated with unibody construction add something


In August 2009, Apple extended the "matte" anti-glare display option to the 15-inch MacBook Pro. add something


CNET praised the automatic graphics switching features of the 15- and 17-inch 2010 models as well as the graphics cards themselves add something


The bottoms, which include the information, are engraved differently from the 2010 models add something


"Laptop Magazine"s Michael Prospero praised the 2010 15-inch model's display, calling it "bright and crisp" add something


When the line was updated in April 2010, inertial scrolling was added, making the scrolling experience much like that of the iPhone and iPad add something


On April 13, 2010, the MacBook Pro saw another update add something


Watch the Throne - On July 7, 2010, Jay-Z hosted a private listening session at the Mercer Hotel in New York City, previewing the album's songs from his MacBook Pro for a select group of reporters and music journalists


As of 2011, however, matte screens are offered for both the 15" and 17" models add something


The line was updated on February 24, 2011 with the introduction of & Intel Thunderbolt technology and dual core Intel Core i5 and i7 or quad-core i7 Sandy Bridge processors as well as a high definition FaceTime camera add something


Apple released the third generation of MacBook Pro in June 2012 as a 15-inch screen size only add something


On June 11, 2012, Apple showcased its upgraded Mac notebooks, OS X Mountain Lion, and iOS 6 at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco add something


On June 11, 2012, at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco Apple introduced a new third generation MacBook Pro, marketed as the "MacBook Pro with Retina display" to differentiate it from the updated models of the previous generation released the same day add something


A third generation 13-inch MacBook Pro was released on October 23, 2012 add something


February 13, 2013 add something


On February 13, 2013, Apple announced updated prices and processors for their MacBook Pro with Retina Display add something


After a media event on October 22, 2013 Apple discontinued all second generation MacBook Pros except for the entry 2,5 GHz 13" model add something


On October 22, 2013 Apple held its Fall Keynote address in San Francisco and announced that it had updated the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina add something


On October 22, 2013 Apple updated the line to Haswell Intel processors, 802,11ac, Thunderbolt 2, and PCIe-based flash storage add something


Apple, as of mid-September 2014, refuses to comment on the issue add something


Touch ID - In 2015, Apple introduced a faster second-generation Touch ID in the iPhone 6S; a year later, it made its laptop debut in the MacBook Pro


On February 20, 2015, Apple instituted the , which "will repair affected MacBook Pro systems, free of charge add something


On May 19, 2015 the 15-inch model was updated with similar faster flash storage, increased battery life, Force Touch trackpad, and an AMD Radeon R9 discrete graphics card on the higher-end model add something


Apple discontinued the 13-inch 2nd generation MacBook Pro on October 27, 2016 add something


During a press event held on October 27, 2016, at the company's headquarters, Apple announced new fourth-generation 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro models add something


The fourth generation MacBook Pro was revealed on October 27, 2016 add something


Final Cut Pro - On October 27, 2016, Apple unveiled Final Cut Pro 10,3, which included a redesigned interface, enhanced window resizing, extended multiple display support, support for the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro, and an updated version of the Magnetic Timeline


On 5 June 2017, Apple upgraded the internals of the MacBook Pro, such as enhanced Iris Plus and AMD Radeon graphics, Kaby Lake processors, and added memory add something


MacBook - While on June 5, 2017, the MacBook received the seventh-generation Intel Core processors and the second-generation butterfly keyboard that first debuted on the MacBook Pro.


Touch ID - As of September 2017, the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro and iPad Pro 10,5 and 12,9 are the Apple devices which use the second generation sensor


In June 2018, Apple announced a Service Program to "service eligible $ MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards, free of charge" add something


MacBook (2015 version) - In June 2018, Apple announced a Service Program to "service eligible MacBook and MacBook_Pro keyboards, free of charge"


MacBook - In June 2018, Apple announced a Service Program to "service eligible MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards, free of charge"


On July 12, 2018, Apple upgraded the internals of the MacBook Pro, adding the T2 SoC Chip and a True Tone Display as well as adding a six-core processor with up to 32GB of RAM to the 15-inch and a quad-core professor to the 13-inch model add something


On October 30, 2018, following the announcement of the new generation iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini models, Apple announced that they would offer higher-end graphics configurations with Radeon Pro Vega in late November add something


As of January 2019, there are reports of issues with the same type of keyboards in the 2018 MacBook Air. add something


As of early 2019, there were reports of issues with the same type of keyboards in the 2018 MacBook Air. In May 2019 Apple modified the keyboard for the fourth time and promised that any MacBook keyboard with butterfly switches will be repaired or replaced free during four years after the date of sale add something


On May 21, 2019 Apple announced updated models with newer processors, with an eight-core Core i9 standard for the higher-end 15-inch model, and an updated keyboard manufactured with "new materials" across the line add something


Last June 2019, Apple determined that a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pros sold during September 2015 has imposing a risk of swelling and risk of fire add something


On July 9, 2019 Apple updated the 13-inch model with two Thunderbolt ports with newer processors and graphics, True Tone display technology, and replaced the function keys with the Touch Bar. add something