Latest news, tips, reviews, and rumors about all things MacBook Pro.

Forget Foldable iPhones. How About Foldable MacBooks?

· John Martellaro · Link

Dennis Sellers at AppleWorld.Today offers an intriguimg proposition.

We hear rumors about upcoming iPhones with foldable screen. But what about Macs with bendable displays. Imagine a MacBook Pro with a screen that measured 13-inches when you’re, for example, on an airplane. Get to your hotel room, however, and you can unfold it to 17 inches or bigger.

Author Sellers makes a good case.

Two USB-C Ports on a MacBook Air is Absolutely Ridiculous

· John Martellaro · Editorial

2018 MacBook Air.

Apple puts four USB-C Ports on a MacBook Pro to make us believe that it’s a “pro” machine. The trouble is, we all do the same things with ports on a MacBook Air which only has two ports. This crippling is all very callous and manipulative by Apple.

Evidence Mounts: Apple's Butterfly Keyboard is on the Way Out

· John Martellaro · Link

2018 Touch Bar MacBook Pro keyboard membrane

Evidence is mounting that the ill-fated Butterfly mechanism keyboard that Apple has been using in its notebook computers ever since the MacBook debuted in 2015 will eventually become history. AppleInsider has the goods:

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suspects that the [rumored] 16-inch MacBook Pro will be the first Apple laptop to shift [back] to a scissor mechanism …

Furthermore, Kuo is predicting that the entire MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines will migrate in 2020 to the technology.

Some think this is evidence of the subtle hand of Apple’s COO Jeff Williams.

A Very Personal MacBook Pro Disaster, Part 3

· John Martellaro · Editorial

In this part 3, John continues the saga about a failed 2018 MacBook Pro and its Thunderbolt Dock. It’s been quite an adventure.

A Very Personal MacBook Pro Disaster

· John Martellaro · Editorial

For the first time in 15 years, John has had a Mac product fail utterly. The experience confirms the observations of others.

Apple Finally Serious About MacBook Keyboard Problems

· Andrew Orr · Link

red-lit keyboard

Apple is now serious about MacBook keyboard problems some people may have, and repairs at Apple Stores promise next-day turnaround.

Most keyboard-related repairs will be required to be completed in store until further notice. Additional service parts have been shipped to stores to support the increased volume.

These repairs should be prioritized to provide next-day turnaround time. When completing the repair, have the appropriate service guide open and carefully follow all repair steps.