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2024-02-29 Elon Musk: “Just bought a new PC laptop and it won’t let me use it unless I create a Microsoft account”

2024-01-03 Apple Macbook Pro M3 Max: Breakneck Speed and a Fun-Killing Fan

2024-01-01 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Fan Noise, How Loud is Too Loud?

2023-12-28 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Intolerably Noisy with full GPU Usage

2023-12-27 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max, 16/14-inch Models: Test Results Finalized

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Real World Photoshop: Make Multi-Res Image Series

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Real World Photoshop: Make Multi-Res Image Series

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Adobe Lightroom Import/Export

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Focus Stacking with Zerene Stacker

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: SHA512 Hashing + icj verify

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Adobe Camera Raw: RAW to JPEG for Sony A7R IV, Fujifilm GFX100S, PhaseOne IQ4 150, Nikon D850

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Photoshop Benchmarks Including Filters

2023-12-19 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Panorama Assembly in PTGui and Photoshop

2023-12-18 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Performance Overview (video) 📹

2023-12-18 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Adobe Camera Raw AI Denoise + Enhance Details

2023-12-18 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Intolerably Noisy with full GPU Usage

2023-12-16 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Raw Computing Grunt vs Mac Pro M2 Ultra, 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

2023-12-13 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Arriving for Testing

2023-11-10 GREAT Deal on Same 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max that I Bought a Few Months Ago

2023-11-07 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: my Perspective on Apple’s Powerful New Laptops

2023-09-26 OWC Deals on Laptops and More

2023-09-23 macOS Ventura Breaks Bluetooth Pairing— “not supported”

2023-07-20 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max Strangely Slow with Adobe Lightroom

2023-07-19 Slowdown/Performance Variation with 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max... Ambient Temperature? Apparently not

2023-05-02 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max vs Apple MacBook Pro M1 Max

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Image Scaling with Topaz Gigapixel AI

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Adobe Lightroom Import/Export

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Assemble Panorama in Photoshop

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Maven Build Java App

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Adobe Camera Raw, RAW to JPEG

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Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max

World’s fastest laptop, beats nearly all desktops..

Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max

World’s fastest laptop, beats nearly all desktops..

Apple 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

Trouncing Intel-based laptops and desktops alike..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina 16-inch (October 2019)

Desktop Class Performance, memory, SSD..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (July 2018)

Vastly improved performance over 2017 model, 6 CPU Cores..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (June 2017)

Improved performance over 2016 model..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (late 2016)

Touchbar, wide gamut, unrivalled SSD..

Apple 12-Inch MacBook (2016)

An iPad-sized laptop, refreshed..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (2015)

Evolving the platform with a hyper fast SSD..

backup

Protecting your data from drive failures, theft, fire, flood, and dinosaurs..

Thunderbolt peripherals

Reviews of Thunderbolt products..

How To Guides

How to perform useful tasks and upgrades..

USB-C Accessories

Chargers and other specialty USB-C devices..

Password Managers and Encryption

Use high quality passwords, identities, logins conveniently..

Upgrading Your Mac

When and Why to Upgrade Your Mac..

Optimizing Photoshop CS5 Performance

The best hardware and configuration for Photoshop CS5..

Optimizing Photoshop CS4 Performance

How to configure a Mac to maximize Photoshop CS3/CS4 performance..

Optimizing Mac Performance

Learn about Activity Monitor and understand how CPU cores, processes, memory use, and software scalability affect performance..

Quick Links for Buying

Where to go to buy Macs and related items..

Choosing and Configuring a Mac

An in-depth look at how to find the right Mac setup for you.

How to Buy / What to Buy

Nuts and bolts of buying a Mac, and recommended extras..

Optimizing the MacBook Pro Core i7

Maxing-out your MacBook Pro Core i7 with memory and drives..

Solid State Drives, Various

SSDs and thumb drives..

OWC SSDs, Various

Various SATA and USB SSDs..

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 3G Solid State Drives

Fast and durable, enterprise-grade solid state drives..

Solid State Drives (SSD)

Choosing and using solid state drives..

Special Report: Virtual Memory on Apple MacBook Pro

Virtual memory performance on the Apple MacBook Pro 2010/2009 with solid state drives and hard drives..

Apple 12-Inch MacBook (2015)

An iPad-sized laptop..

Dell UP2715K: 5K Display

Bleeding edge with dual inputs has some issues..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina Quad-Core (June 2012)

Apple’s 2012 MacBook Pro Retina Display..

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Quad-Core (June 2012)

Apple’s 2012 MacBook Pro (non Retina)..

Apple MacBook Pro Quad-Core (February 2011)

A review of Apple’s first quad-core laptop..

2010 MacBook Air for Photographers?

How does the 2010 MacBook Air fare in the context of photography?.

Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 (April 2010)

A review of Apple’s first Core i7 laptop..

MacBook Pro eSATA Cards

A review of eSATA cards for the MacBook Pro..

OWC Portable Dual-Drive RAID-0 or RAID-1 Mini Enclosures

Dual-drive externals for travel or compact backup..

Drives and Expansion and Various

Reviews of various hardware and software..

Laptop Hard Drives

Technical performance data..


Blog posts

2024

2024-02-29 Elon Musk: “Just bought a new PC laptop and it won’t let me use it unless I create a Microsoft account”

2024-01-03 Apple Macbook Pro M3 Max: Breakneck Speed and a Fun-Killing Fan

2024-01-01 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Fan Noise, How Loud is Too Loud?

2023

2023-12-28 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Intolerably Noisy with full GPU Usage

2023-12-27 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max, 16/14-inch Models: Test Results Finalized

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Real World Photoshop: Make Multi-Res Image Series

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Real World Photoshop: Make Multi-Res Image Series

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Adobe Lightroom Import/Export

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Focus Stacking with Zerene Stacker

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: SHA512 Hashing + icj verify

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Adobe Camera Raw: RAW to JPEG for Sony A7R IV, Fujifilm GFX100S, PhaseOne IQ4 150, Nikon D850

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Photoshop Benchmarks Including Filters

2023-12-19 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Panorama Assembly in PTGui and Photoshop

2023-12-18 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Performance Overview (video) 📹

2023-12-18 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Adobe Camera Raw AI Denoise + Enhance Details

2023-12-18 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Intolerably Noisy with full GPU Usage

2023-12-16 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Raw Computing Grunt vs Mac Pro M2 Ultra, 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

2023-12-13 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Arriving for Testing

2023-11-10 GREAT Deal on Same 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max that I Bought a Few Months Ago

2023-11-07 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: my Perspective on Apple’s Powerful New Laptops

2023-09-26 OWC Deals on Laptops and More

2023-09-23 macOS Ventura Breaks Bluetooth Pairing— “not supported”

2023-07-20 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max Strangely Slow with Adobe Lightroom

2023-07-19 Slowdown/Performance Variation with 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max... Ambient Temperature? Apparently not

2023-05-02 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max vs Apple MacBook Pro M1 Max

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Image Scaling with Topaz Gigapixel AI

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Adobe Lightroom Import/Export

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Assemble Panorama in Photoshop

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Maven Build Java App

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Adobe Camera Raw, RAW to JPEG

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Photoshop Benchmarks

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: SSD Performance

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Integrity Checker Java 'verify'

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Memory Bandwidth

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Adobe Camera Raw Enhance Details

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Adobe Camera Raw Enhance Details

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Zerene Stacker Focus Stacking

2023-02-17 Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: How Much Faster than 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max?

2023-02-16 REVIEWED: 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max

2023-02-15 Connecting Old DVI-D Displays to Modern Macs

2023-01-17 Apple MacBook Pro M2 Max

2022

2022-03-08 Daughter’s 2016 MacBook Pro Craps Out—What We Replaced it With

2022-01-26 TESTED: Apple 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max — a Stunning Performer That Crushes Intel-Based Macs

2022-01-18 Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro M1 Max Here Soon for Testing

2022-01-01 SHA-512 Hashing Speed in Java: 2019 Mac Pro, 2019 iMac 5K, 2020 iMac 5K, 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

2021

2021-11-26 Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro M1 Max Should be Here for Review in a Few Weeks

2021-11-01 MacBook Pro M1 Max Shipping in 2022 — Consider a 10-Core iMac 5K with Gorgeous Large Display Instead, and Save $1500 too!

2021-10-22 Fastest SSD Yet in the MacBook Pro M1 Max, but Will Apps Run Things Faster Because of It?

2021-10-22 Only the 16-Inch Apple MacBook Pro M1 Max offers “High Power Mode” for Intensive Usage

2021-10-20 AppleCare Now Extends Beyond 3 Years, and Two Ways to Do So

2021-10-19 Big Thanks to B&H Photo — Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro Coming For Review

2021-10-19 Storage and Accessories by OWC Apple 14/16-inch MacBook Pros M1 Pro/M1 Max

2021-10-18 Apple 14/16-inch MacBook Pros Here, with M1 Max or M1Pro CPU: What You Need to Know

2021-10-13 Apple ARM M1X CPU Macs eg MacBook Pro Next Week... Time to Consider?

2021-10-11 Memory Fails in Web Server, with Sporadic Problems Making the Cause Mysterious, Until Today

2021-05-18 Apple Readies new Crop of Pro Mac using Apple M1/M2 Chip Technology

2021-05-15 Reader Comment: MacBook Pro running OSX 10.12 has finally had the discrete GPU die... used this machine almost continuously for 10 years

2021-05-12 Reader Comment: Avoid “Upgrades”, Stick with What is Proven

2021-02-05 Reader Comment: “so wish I saw your blog post before purchasing 2019 MacBook Pro”

2020

2020-12-03 TESTED: OWC Envoy Pro Elektron USB-C SSD

2020-07-26 Disturbing Number of Bad 16-Inch MacBook Pros

2020-06-29 OWC Envoy Express Thunderbolt 3 DIY Enclosure : World’s First Thunderbolt 3 Bus-Powered M.2 NVME SSD Solution

2020-04-03 2019 MacBook Pro Seems to Have a High Failure Rate

2020-02-21 macOS Catalina: System Sleep Frequently Fails

2020-02-15 $500 Off Apple Mac Pro at B&H Photo, $300 Off 16" MacBook Pro, iMac Too

2020-01-29 Reader Comment: Apple 2019 MacBook Pro 16-inch “blown away by the speed”

2020-01-27 MacBook Pro Finally the Do-It-All Desktop Replacement? Top End Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro Models are on Sale

2019

2019-12-29 Get Your Federal Tax Write-Off ASAP! And here’s an Insane deal on a 2018 MacBook Pro

2019-12-22 TESTED: 2019 MacBook Pro 16-inch versus 2019 iMac 5K — MacBook Pro Finally the Do-It-All Desktop Replacement?

2019-12-18 Up to 42% Off 2018 Apple MacBook Pro

2019-12-18 Reader Question: Top-End 2018 MacBook Pro Screaming Deal?

2019-11-19 About that Dual 6K Display Support on the Apple 2019 MacBook Pro 16-inch

2019-11-19 Deals on Apple MacBook Pro

2019-08-28 OWC Upgrades the USB-C Travel Dock , Solves Hassles for Laptop Users with SD Card Reader, USB-A Ports, 100W Charging, HDMI Port

2019-07-16 Awesome Deal on Fully Loaded Mid 2018 MacBook Pro — Save $2800 — WOW!

2019-05-02 Upgraded my 2015 MacBook Pro Retina Apple Flash Drive to the 2TB OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD

2019-04-16 OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD: up to 2TB of Super Fast SSD in Your MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini Models up

2018

2018-11-26 Deep Discounts on 2018 MacBook Pro + Top 35 Cyber Monday Deals at B&H Photo

2018-11-01 OWC Products Compatible with new 2018 MacMini, 2018 MacBook Air, 2018 iPad Pro

2018-10-30 New iPad Pro, MacBook Air, MacMini at B&H Photo

2018-09-04 Reader Comments: Configuring the 2018 MacBook Pro as as Desktop Replacement

2018-09-04 Tested: Mikegyver High-Speed USB-C Charger for 2018/2017/2016 MacBook Pro via Vehicle DC Power

2018-09-03 Video Presentation: Configuring the 2018 MacBook Pro as as Desktop Replacement 📹

2018-09-01 Tested (again on the 2018 MacBook Pro): OWC Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3 SSD

2018-09-01 Amazing Deals on the Brand-New Apple 2018 MacBook Pro: What to Get for a High School or College Student

2018-08-16 2018 MacBook Pro: the Apple T2 Chip Can Erratically Kernel Panic the System

2018-08-14 2018 MacBook Pro Reviewed: Fastest Apple MacBook Pro Ever and By Far—It’s a Winner

2018-08-14 2018 MacBook Pro: Large Improvement vs 2017 MacBook Pro for Sustained GPU Performance

2018-08-12 Semi-Bricking a 2018 MacBook Pro

2018-08-12 Reader Question: 2018 MacBook Pro Soldered -On Storage vs Data recovery

2018-08-12 Reader Question on 2018 MacBook Pro: Does the 13-inch Model have Yellowish Tint to Its Display?

2018-08-09 2018 MacBook Pro: First Tests Now Published (UPDATE AUGUST 11: More Tests)

2018-08-03 Testing in Progress on Apple 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.9 GHz 32GB 2TB Radeon Pro 560X

2018-07-28 Reader Comment: Which Mac for Video?

2018-07-25 On the Way For Testing: Apple 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.9 GHz 32GB 2TB Radeon Pro 560X

2018-07-25 OWC Docks Confirmed To Work with 2018 MacBook Pro

2018-07-16 Pondering the 2018 Apple MacBook Pro: Serves Little Useful Purpose for *Me* Even for Travel—I Await a Revised iMac or iMac Pro

2018-07-12 Apple Updates the MacBook Pro to a Real Pro Machine

2018-06-23 Laptop and/or Desktop for College Student?

2018-06-22 OWC Savings on *Factory Sealed* Apple iMac 5K

2018-01-19 This Site Will be Down Jan 19 for an Hour or Two for Server Upgrade (UPDATE: Upgrade done)

2017

2017-11-27 Advice for those Considering the 2016 MacBook Pro Deals

2017-11-26 How to not Waste/Lose a Huge Chunk of Cellular Data for Personal Hotspot : Disable Background Downloading

2017-11-23 Crazy Good Discounts on Apple MacBook Pro, Sony A7S II and A9, Drones, Phones

2017-10-06 Out of Space on your 2010-2015 MacBook Pro? SSD Prices Highly Attractive for Upgrading SSD Capacity

2017-09-15 OWC USB-C Mini Travel Dock for Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Macs such as 2016/2017 MacBook Pro, 2017 iMac 5K

2017-09-04 Deals on Apple MacBook Pro: My Thoughts on Deeply Discounted 2016 Model vs 2017 Model

2017-09-03 Reasons that ECC Memory Matters

2017-08-29 Great Deal on 13" MacBook Pro for Student

2017-08-11 MacOS Bug: Kernel Task Uses Most or All CPU Cores Continuously (Ambient Temperature Too High)

2017-07-29 My Sprinter Photography Adventure Van Project: Which Mac? Experience Report / Proving it Out? MacBook Pro = Not so good for big jobs

2017-07-21 TESTED: BatPower USB-C High Speed In-Vehicle Charging of 2016/2017 MacBook Pro and 2015 MagSafe MacBook Pro Too!

2017-07-20 2016/2017 MacBook Pro or 2017 iMac 5K: Connecting a Display Done Easily with OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock

2017-07-19 2017 MacBook Pro vs My 2015 MacBook Pro

2017-07-19 Up to $500 off MacBook Pro At B&H Photo

2017-07-18 2017 MacBook Pro: IntegrityChecker Verify

2017-07-18 2017 MacBook Pro and 2017 iMac 5K: Convert 50-Megapixel CR2 Raw to JPEG

2017-07-18 2017 MacBook Pro: Text Search with grep Versus Other Macs (SSD Speed + CPU Speed)

2017-07-16 Apple Bug? 2017 MacBook Pro Has Impaired Performance Using Apple Power Brick vs OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock + Why Does 800% CPU Usage Go Into Idle Clock Speed Mode?

2017-07-09 2017 MacBook Pro: SSD Speed is Best Ever

2017-07-09 2017 MacBook Pro: 30-Bit Color (10 Bits per Channel)

2017-07-09 TESTED with Photoshop: 2017 MacBook Pro

2017-07-07 TESTED: BatPower USB-C High Speed Charging of 2016/2017 MacBook Pro in Vehicle

2017-06-30 2017 MacBook Pro: Personal HotSpot via iPhone Does not Work

2017-06-20 Apple MacBook Pro: DC Power Input for Efficient Battery or Car Operation? (bypass DC-AC-DC waste)

2017-06-17 Deals at a Glance for Apple Macs and More

2017-06-15 Coming Soon for Review: 2017 MacBook Pro

2017-06-15 Deals on Apple Macs

2017-06-05 New iMac 5K, iMac 5K Pro, MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

2017-04-30 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: SD Card Slot Speed vs Dedicated Card Reader, 2015 MacBook Pro

2017-04-24 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: 13 Ports that Solve the Compatibility Headaches with the 2016 MacBook Pro

2017-04-15 Getting Your Devices and Data Over the U.S. Border

2017-03-29 New Deals on MacBook Pro, Mac Mini

2017-01-25 Intel 'Kaby Lake' Processors for MacBook Pro, iMac, MacBook, etc: Already Way Behind the Curve?

2017-01-25 Touchbar MacBook Pro not Rated for Colder than 50°F — Serious Design Flaw for Active Users?

2017-01-11 FOR SALE: Lloyd’s Apple Laptops, NEC Display

2017-01-08 Can a 2016 MacBook Pro support an 8K display?

2017-01-05 LG 5K Display for 2016 MacBook Pro

2017-01-03 A Powerful Argument for a Small Laptop

2017-01-03 OWC “DEC” for 2016 MacBook Pro

2017-01-01 2016 MacBook Pro: Test Results vs 2015 MacBook Pro and 13" 2016 MacBook Pro + a Big Surprise

2017-01-01 2016 MacBook Pro: Test Results Updated to include 2015 MacBook Pro and 13-inch 2016 MacBook Pro

2016

2016-12-30 Bought the 2015 MacBook Pro: Best Model for My Usage at a Big Savings

2016-12-29 Another “Going Back” Review of the 2016 MacBook Pro

2016-12-28 Great Deal on 13" MacBook Pro

2016-12-26 Which 13-inch 2016 MacBook Pro? (or MacBook)

2016-12-23 2016 MacBook Pro: Design by Dilettantes?

2016-12-07 2016 MacBook Pro: Cannot Sustain Performance Under Load — Update

2016-12-03 2016 MacBook Pro: Cannot Sustain Performance Under Load

2016-12-03 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: Photoshop Filters

2016-12-02 2016 MacBook Pro: Users Report Serious Graphics Glitches, Apple Investigating

2016-12-01 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: Lightroom Import RAW Files

2016-12-01 2016 MacBook Pro: Returning it

2016-11-27 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: 10-Bit Color With External Display

2016-11-26 2016 MacBook Pro: Strange Rainbow Beachball Behaviors

2016-11-26 2016 MacBook Pro: Readers Considering 2015 MacBook Pro Instead

2016-11-22 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: Photoshop Performance on Real World Job 'Create Size Variants'

2016-11-22 2016 MacBook Pro: Return It and Stick With 2013 Model?

2016-11-21 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: Photoshop Performance

2016-11-19 2016 MacBook Pro: the SanDisk USB-C Card Reader Does not Work with my Lexar SDXC Cards

2016-11-19 2016 MacBook Pro: USB-C Might Offer Massive Runtime via External Batteries

2016-11-19 2016 MacBook Pro: Configuring the Touchbar Control Strip

2016-11-19 2016 MacBook Pro: Configuring the Touchbar Control Strip to Show All Function Keys

2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: Siri Icon on the Touchbar is Driving me Crazy

2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: Why I Went With the 2TB SSD

2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: Disappointing 8-Bit Video on Built-In Display

2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: the Downsides to a Soldered-on SSD

2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: Jaw-Dropping SSD Performance

2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: System Integrity Protection (SIP) Disabled as Shipped by Apple

2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: Enabling the Startup Chime... does not work

2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: the Touchbar Already Saving Me Time

2016-11-17 2016 MacBook Pro: Hangs on Restart, How to Force Reboot?

2016-11-17 2016 MacBook Pro: Arrived, Solving the Adapter Mess

2016-11-08 2016 MacBook Pro: Pros and Cons Abound

2016-11-02 2016 MacBook Pro: USB-C Might Offer Massive Runtime via External Batteries

2016-11-02 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: 13 Ports that Solve the Compatibility Headaches with the 2016 MacBook Pro

2016-11-02 2016 MacBook Pro: Firewire 800 Compatibility

2016-11-02 2016 MacBook Pro: High Sales + Schiller on the Omission of an SD Slot

2016-11-01 2016 MacBook Pro: SSD Speed

2016-11-01 2016 MacBook Pro: What Options I Ordered, and Why

2016-11-01 2016 MacBook Pro: the 16GB Memory Limit in the + CPU Speed vs Other Macs

2016-10-31 Why no Included Adapters with new Macbook Pro?

2016-10-30 The 'Killer' Feature of the 2016 MacBook Pro : Best Laptop Display Gamut Yet?

2016-10-29 OWC Teardown of 2016 MacBook Pro: SSD is Removable in the 13-inch non-touchbar model

2016-10-29 Compatibility Hardware for Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Macs (USB, Thunderbolt, Camera Card Readers, etc)

2016-10-27 New Apple MacBook Pro (updated with comments, updated again with solutions)

2016-09-11 macOS Sierra: Uneventful Upgrade for MacBook Pro Retina

2016-09-04 Big Discount on *Factory Sealed* 2015 Apple MacBook at MacSales.com

2016-07-25 Looking for a Deal on Apple Mac, iPad? Plus $550 Off 2015 MacBook

2016-06-02 Deals: Rebates on Apple MacBook Pro Retina, Macbook, MacBook Air

2016-05-26 The Drive I Use for Backup in the Field

2016-05-18 Apple 2016 MacBook: Real-World Photoshop Performance + IntegrityChecker Speed

2016-05-18 Apple 2016 MacBook: Real-World Photoshop Performance + IntegrityChecker Speed

2016-05-18 Apple 2016 MacBook: CPU Utilization During Network File Copy

2016-05-16 Apple 2016 MacBook: SSD Performance

2016-04-19 Apple Bumps Up the MacBook

2016-04-05 REVIEWED: OWC Aura 960GB SSD Upgrade for MacBook Air, MacBook Pro Retina

2016-03-15 OWC Introduces 480GB and 1TB SSD Upgrades for 2013 and Later MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Retina

2016-01-28 Up to $200 Off Macbook and 13" MacBook Pro Retina

2016-01-23 2TB OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD in MacBook Pro

2016-01-20 OWC USB-C Dock for MacBook Now Shipping

2015

2015-12-20 $1799 ($500 off) for Excellent MacBook Pro 15", Recommended Peripherals for Storage, Backup

2015-12-16 400GB SSD for $99: Old Dog Laptop? Puppy It! Or 1.6TB Thunderbolt SSD? Easy as Pie.

2015-12-06 $500 Off a MacBook Pro Faster than the One I Use for My Professional Photography Field Trips

2015-11-16 New Discounts on MacBook Air, MacBook and MacBook Pro at B&H Photo

2015-09-05 Use a 4K Display on MacBook Pro Retina: Vertical Orientation

2015-08-25 DEAL: MacBook Pro

2015-08-25 A simple and extremely compact way to store extra stuff on a laptop: SD cards

2015-08-16 For Nearly Two Years, the OWC Envoy Pro EX Delivers the Portability and Backup Speed For Travel

2015-08-07 Green Charging: Buy Lots of Potatos

2015-07-21 MagSafe Connector Disconnects? Fix it with the NewerTech Snuglet

2015-07-20 Power On the Road: Power Inverter for Everything, MagSafe Charging for Apple Laptops

2015-06-28 OK, So Up in the Mountains in a Canyon, Whadya do for Power for a Laptop?

2015-06-22 The Best MacBook Pro for Photographers, Videographers, Power Users

2015-06-19 Reviewed: 2015 Apple MacBook

2015-06-18 Mini Review: 2015 Apple MacBook

2015-06-18 Dell UP2715K: 5K Display: Works on Late 2013 MacBook Pro Also

2015-06-15 2015 MacBook Pro: On my Daily Real-World Task, it nearly matches a Souped-Up 2013 Mac Pro!

2015-06-14 2015 MacBook Pro: How Much Faster is it for Real World Daily Work?

2015-06-10 Suggested Accessories for the MacBook Pro

2015-06-10 2015 MacBook Pro: Only the High-End Model supports 5120 X 2880 External Display

2015-06-09 2015 MacBook Pro: Search Speed

2015-06-09 2015 MacBook Pro: Photoshop Performance

2015-06-08 2015 MacBook Pro SSD Speed = Awesome in the Real World Too

2015-06-08 OWC Announces USB-C Dock for new MacBook

2015-06-07 2015 MacBook Pro SSD Speed = Awesome

2015-04-11 MacBook Pro 13.3-inch 8GB / 256GB with Retina Display for $1249

2015-04-09 MacBook Pro: What Could be Coming Next?

2015-03-27 Making an Old Dog of a Laptop Run Like a New One: Wow!

2015-02-20 Adware = Malware (Lenovo and https)

2015-01-03 Upgrade to a 1TB Internal SSD in MacBook Pro Retina, MacBook Air

2014

2014-07-29 Fast H.264 Video Compression on the MacBook Pro Beats the 2013 Mac Pro 📹

2014-05-19 Special: 4TB for $165, also, 1TB Laptop Drives

2014-03-19 Price Drop on OWC SSDs

2014-02-26 2013 Mac Pro: USB3 Performance Impaired Relative to MacBook Pro (Single PCIe Lane Throttles Bandwidth)

2014-01-03 Reviewed: Late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina

2014-01-01 How Fast is the Internal PCIe SSD in the MacBook Pro Retina 'Crystal Well'?

2013

2013-12-31 Used 2.93 GHz Mac Pros and MacBook Pros

2013-12-31 Dual MacBook Pro Retina Experience: One Defective, One Flaky

2013-12-22 Making an Old Dog of a Laptop Run Like a Young Puppy, Make Lightroom or Photoshop Fly

2013-10-22 Brief Notes on new Apple MacBook Pro

2013-10-03 Making an Old Dog of a Laptop Run Like a New One: Wow!

2013-06-13 15-inch MacBook Pro (non Retina): 16GB Memory Option Removed?

2013-06-11 2013 MacBook Air: Nice Machine Overall

2013-05-12 Convenient Fast SSD for Travel: OWC Mercury Envoy Pro EX USB 3.0 Slim SSD

2013-05-08 Adobe Creative Cloud: A Time-Wasting Chat

2013-05-05 What I want in a MacBook AIr

2013-04-06 Why is a MacBook Pro Retina Faster for Photography than a 12-Core Mac Pro?

2013-02-22 Mac Book Pro with Retina Display — 2.7 GHz Models Differ in On-Chip Cache

2013-02-21 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2013-02-14 Mac Book Pro with Retina Display — Price Drop and Recommendation

2013-01-06 OWC Mercury Aura Pro and Envoy Pro for MacBook Pro Retina (and Air)

2012

2012-12-10 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-11-04 MacMini — Digital Camera RAW Conversion vs Mac Pro, MacBook Pro

2012-11-03 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-11-03 MacMini Quad-Core Performance vs MacBook Pro, Mac Pro

2012-10-23 MacBook Pro 13" with Retina Display — Analysis versus the 15" Model

2012-10-21 MacBook Pro Lineup: Will we ever see built-in Cell Support?

2012-10-19 MacBook Pro with Retina Display — Thoughts on the 13" Model

2012-10-11 MacBook Pro with Retina Display — Thoughts from on the Road and at Home

2012-10-06 16GB Memory for MacBook Pro — No-brainer at $120

2012-09-19 MacBook Pro 13" 2.9 GHz as a Fast Little Server

2012-09-11 2012 MacBook Pro: Powers on By Itself on Rough Roads

2012-09-04 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-08-23 OWC Mercury Helios PCIe Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis for MacBook Pro

2012-08-23 Getting a Mac Pro or MacBook Pro that’s In Stock (with free shipping)

2012-08-04 MacBook Pro with Retina Display — Screen Burn-in Update

2012-07-22 FOR SALE: my 17" MacBook Pro

2012-07-13 MacBook Pro Retina Display — Screen Burn-in Absent on Replacement Unit

2012-07-13 Lexar USB3 Card Reader Works on MacBook Pro with Lexar Firmware Update

2012-07-10 How Fast is USB3 on the MacBook Pro 15"?

2012-07-09 Which 15" MacBook Pro to Get? Retina or non-Retina?

2012-07-08 MacBook Pro 15" vs MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display

2012-07-08 MacBook Pro 15" has two 6G SATA Ports that are Reliable and Fast

2012-07-06 1.92TB of Fast SSD Storage in a 15" MacBook Pro

2012-07-05 OWC Elite Pro Mini SSD on MacBook Pro Retina with USB3 = Blazing Fast

2012-07-04 MacBook Pro Retina: Apple Addresses the Non-Upgradeable Memory Omission

2012-07-03 MacBook Pro Retina SSD Speed

2012-07-03 MacBook Pro Retina Display — Screen Burn-In Problem Continues

2012-07-02 Retina Display for Graphs and Similar

2012-07-01 No Way to Lock MacBook Pro Retina?

2012-06-23 MacBook Pro Retina Display — Screen Burn-In — Ghost Images

2012-06-21 Photoshop CS6: MacBook Pro Retina 2.7 GHz vs MacBook Pro 17" vs Mac Pro

2012-06-21 MacBook Pro Retina: RAW Conversion to JPEG Speed vs MacBook Pro 17"

2012-06-21 MacBook Pro Retina 2.7 GHz — Memory Bandwidth Compared

2012-06-20 Understanding Photoshop and Lightroom Behavior with the MacBook Pro Retina

2012-06-20 Understanding Photoshop and Lightroom Behavior with the MacBook Pro Retina

2012-06-20 Photoshop CS6: MacBook Pro Retina 2.7 GHz vs MacBook Pro 17" 2.5 GHz

2012-06-20 MacBook Pro Retina: Scaling and Display Area

2012-06-20 MacBook Pro Retina Display — Glitches

2012-06-20 Does 1600 MHz Memory Offer Higher Performance than 1333 MHz Memory?

2012-06-19 MacBook Pro Retina First Impressions

2012-06-19 MacBook Pro Retina Display — BREATHTAKING When Presented Correctly

2012-06-18 MacBook Pro with Retina Display — Shipped!

2012-06-16 6G SSD Speed in June 2012 MacBook Pro 15" Optical Drive Bay

2012-06-15 MacBook Pro Retina Display— Beautiful and Looks Bad Too

2012-06-15 Battery Replacement Cost for MacBook Pro Retina

2012-06-14 Have a MacBook Pro Retina For Testing Loan?

2012-06-13 Reader Comment: AppleCare? (and good deals for AppleCare)

2012-06-13 MacBook Pro Retina Teardown

2012-06-12 Which Model of the MacBook Pro Retina?

2012-06-12 MacBook Pro Retina vs MacBook Pro 17" (or 13" or 15")

2012-06-12 Apple Now Uses Sandforce SSDs in MacBook Air

2012-06-11 MacBook Pro with Retina Display

2012-06-11 MacBook Pro Retina has SOLDERED MEMORY

2012-06-11 Get a Better Deal on a MacBook Pro 13"

2012-06-09 Rumored Mac Pro and MacBook Pro Plan

2012-06-04 Imprecision on Adobe Cloud

2012-06-03 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-05-16 Thoughts on new Apple MacBook Air (and possible MacBook Pro)

2012-04-18 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-03-19 Memory Price Trends for Mac Pro, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacMini

2012-02-25 OWC SSD Updater and MacBook Pro DataDoubler

2012-02-21 Memory Price Trends for Mac Pro, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacMini

2012-01-19 Where to Buy a Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac?

2011

2011-12-17 Price for MacBook Pro 16B Memory Plunges (or 32GB for iMac)

2011-12-09 Deals: Memory Prices for MacBook Pro Plummet, OWC Offers Free Shipping for over $29 orders

2011-11-11 MacBook Pro Dies In Its Sleep— Runs Hot and Goes Dead

2011-11-11 MacBook Pro 17" 2.5 GHz In the Field vs MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13"

2011-11-01 Apple MacBook Pro 2.5 GHz Quad-Core with 16GB Memory

2011-10-31 First Look: Apple MacBook Pro 2.5 GHz

2011-10-28 MacBook Pro 17" 2.5GHz On The Way

2011-10-24 MacBook Pro Speed Bump: Faster Than Ever— Make it Even Faster and Save Some Money

2011-10-21 For Sale: my MacBook Air 1.7 GHz

2011-10-19 Price Drop for 8GB Modules for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro

2011-10-11 Price History of Memory for Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac Memory

2011-10-09 Backup and Backup Drives for Photographers

2011-10-06 Mercury Aura Pro 6G SSD for MacBook Air Impressions

2011-10-05 MacBook Air USB Problems

2011-10-03 Where to Buy a Mac Pro or MacBook Pro

2011-10-03 Bottom Near for MacBook Pro Memory Prices?

2011-09-16 Mercury Aura Pro 6G SSD for MacBook Air

2011-09-15 Apple EFI Firmware Update Fixes Some SATA 6G Problems?

2011-09-09 Memory Prices Stabilize for MacBook Pro

2011-08-15 Get 16GB of Memory for Apple iMac for Only $148!

2011-08-15 Big Price Drop on OWC 16GB Memory Kit for Apple Macbook Pro

2011-08-14 My MacBook Pro 17" Has Gone Back to Apple for A Full Refund

2011-08-09 Memory Prices Drop for MacBook Pro

2011-08-01 MPG Pro Workstation and MPG Pro Laptop Programs NOW AVAILABLE

2011-07-20 Apple’s July 2011 MacBook Air

2011-07-04 Sustained Transfer Speed — OWC 480GB 6G SSD in 2011 MacBook Pro, 6G Port

2011-07-04 My 17" MacBook Pro Lemon Still Has SATA 6G Problems

2011-06-30 MPG Pro Workstation and MPG Pro Laptop Programs on Hold Due to New California Affiliate Law

2011-06-07 2011 MacBook Pro: Will Apple Fix the 6G SATA Bugs?

2011-06-01 Memory Price Trends for Mac Pro and MacBook Pro and iMac

2011-05-20 Apple Slipstreaming Dual 6GB SATA III Ports into 13/15/17" MacBook Pro — But Don’t Assume it Functions

2011-05-13 OWC SuperSlim Turns Any MacBook Pro Internal Optical Drive Into An External Enclosure Drive

2011-05-05 OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 480GB SSD For 2010 Apple MacBook Air

2011-05-05 120GB Intel 510 6G SSD Performance in MacBook Pro

2011-05-04 My Original 17" MacBook Pro Headed To Apple For Testing

2011-05-03 Replacement 17" MacBook Pro works GREAT with OWC 6G SSD

2011-05-02 Replacement MacBook Pro Due Thursday May 5, Will Retest

2011-04-28 MacBook Pro Memory Prices Are Steady, Cheap for 8GB, Pricey for 16GB

2011-04-22 Followup on 17" MacBook Pro Issues — Problems Have Not Gone Away

2011-04-17 Brand-new 17" MacBook Pro Performs Brilliantly with OWC 6G SSD

2011-04-15 Aluminum Foil Fix For Your 17" 2011 MacBook Pro SATA 6G Problems

2011-04-14 OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD Results on 15" 2.2GHz MacBook Pro Core i7

2011-04-14 Another MacBook Pro Arrives Today— Resuming Testing With OWC 6G SSD

2011-04-13 Suspicious MacBook Pro Internal SATA cable— Deferring Tests on 2011 MBP

2011-04-13 Adobe Photoshop CS5 Performance with OWC 6G SSD on 2011 MacBook Pro

2011-04-12 New OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD — Perfect Match For The 2011 MacBook Pro?

2011-03-30 Intel 510 SATA III 6 Gbps SSD Fails to Format in 2011 Apple MacBook Pro

2011-03-23 OWC SSDs and Sleep with MacBook Pro

2011-03-13 Extending Battery Life on the Apple MacBook Pro by Disabling Discrete Graphics

2011-03-10 MacBook Pro With 16GB Makes All the Difference for Big Jobs

2011-03-10 2011 MacBook Pro Tests Updated To Include 2.8GHz Mac Pro — Wow!

2011-03-09 Photoshop CS5 Tests Updated for 16GB Memory in MacBook Pro, 2.8GHz Mac Pro

2011-03-09 Photoshop CS5 Tests Updated for 16GB Memory in MacBook Pro, 2.8GHz Mac Pro

2011-03-07 “Secret” Firmware Update Allows 2008 MacBook Pro to use 8GB Memory

2011-03-07 Memory, CPU and Compute Speed Results for 2011 MacBook Pro 2.3Ghz 4-Core

2011-03-06 Results for Bibble Pro and Aperture added to 2011 MacBook Pro 4-core Review

2011-03-05 Apple SSD TRIM Status on Mac OS X 10.6.6 With 2011 MacBook Pro

2011-03-04 More 2011 MacBook Pro Test Results

2011-03-03 Tests of 2011 MacBook Pro 2.3GHz 4-Core vs 2010 2.66 GHz 2-core, Mac Pro

2011-02-28 New Apple MacBook Pro SATA Ports— SATA 6Gb/s and SATA 3Gb/s

2011-02-27 Buying a New MacBook Pro or Other Mac?

2011-02-26 Upgrading MacBook Pro Memory Does Not Affect the Apple Warranty

2011-02-26 Key Feature Differences with the 13/15/17-inch MacBook Pro Models

2011-02-26 Configuring the 2011 Quad-Core Apple MacBook Pro

2011-02-25 Thoughts on Thunderbolt

2011-02-25 The 2011 Quad-Core Apple MacBook Pro

2011-01-28 Memory Prices at rock bottom for Apple Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac

2011-01-23 Thoughts on the future of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

2011-01-15 MPG Pro Workstation and MPG Pro Laptop Can Ship Overseas to Most Countries

2011-01-09 Apple MacBook Air Reviewed, Especially For Photographers

2010

2010-12-29 Two Compact and Portable Choices for Mirrored or Striped External Storage

2010-12-11 Update on Memory Prices for Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac

2010-12-02 MacBook Air Solid State Drive (SSD) Performance

2010-11-30 Reviewed: Seagate 500GB Momentus XT Hybrid Laptop Hard Drive

2010-11-28 Memory Prices Plummet: Save $465 on 8GB MacBook Pro Memory, Save $1000 on 12GB Mac Pro Memory

2010-11-06 Case Study: Upgrading the 2010 MacBook Pro for Photoshop and Lightroom

2010-10-29 MacBook Air — Comparing to MacBook Pro 13"

2010-08-07 New Sites for diglloydTools, MPG Pro Workstation, MPG Pro Laptop, MPG Pro One

2010-07-08 Connecting a MacBook Pro or iMac or Mac Pro to a DisplayPort Monitor (Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable)

2010-06-22 Dual internal Drives in a MacBook Pro with “OWC Data Doubler” Bracket

2010-05-30 How to save 8GB of space on your MacBook Pro boot drive!

2010-05-29 Speed and reliability in your MacBook Pro When Traveling — Solid State Drives (SSD)

2010-05-27 Memory prices drop for MacBook Pro 8GB kit

2010-05-22 MacBook Pro Core i7 anti-glare screen in stock at B&H Photo

2010-05-22 Fast and ample storage in a MacBook Pro with 480GB SSD and 1TB HDD

2010-05-17 eSATA for the MacBook Pro (or Windows/Linux)

2010-05-14 MacBook Pro SSD single drive and RAID stripe vs hard drive

2010-04-26 Special report: Virtual Memory Performance on Apple MacBook Pro

2010-04-26 MacBook Pro Core i7 SATA performance is top-notch!

2010-04-22 RAW file processing on Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 with Lightroom, Aperture, CaptureONE Pro, DPP, NX2

2010-04-14 OWC and DIGLLOYD offer ultra-high-performance MPG Pro Laptop

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