The 2011 MacBook Pro graphics issues, which have reportedly plagued thousands, has officially been labeled a major issue by lawyers investigation the problem. As a result, a new class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple.
In late August, the complaints surrounding the 2011 MacBook Pro’s GPU surfaced all over again, with an assertion that a class action lawsuit was the inevitable next step. Now, the issue is still cropping up for quite a few people as the Change.org petition continues to rack up signatures.
In April, 2014, Apple released a brand new lineup of MacBook Air models into the world, loaded with slightly upgraded internals, including faster Haswell processors, and a price drop across the board. Now, if you were looking for a refurbished model, Apple has options.
An issue with the MacBook Pro released in 2011 could see lawyers weighing in with a class action lawsuit, based on a new report. For owners of the 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pro models released in that year, reportedly issues with the graphics chips, and entire system crashes, is why these lawyers are researching the next legal step.
A lot has to be said for advertisements. The ads that work are the ones that sell you on something you didn’t even know you needed or wanted. While MacBook sticker sellers have seen plenty of attention over the years, it certainly looks like many of them saw a boost after Apple aired their ‘Stickers’ ad in July.
On July 21, Apple released an update for the mid-2011 MacBook Air, the EFI firmware update 2.9, that was meant to address many issues, but namely a problem with the device waking from sleep. Unfortunately, that didn’t go well, so they had to pull the update.
On July 29, Apple officially introduced refreshes to the 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, with slight tweaks under the hood for the new models. Now that they’re available, Other World Computing thought it would be the right thing to do to get them unboxed, test their SSDs, and maybe even show off the internal layout.
Apple refreshed the MacBook product lineup earlier today with new 13-inch and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros that feature improved specs. The new Macs have already started showing up in Geekbench benchmark results, revealing gains in single and multi core performance.
As expected, Apple has just launched updated 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with faster versions of Intel’s fourth-generation Haswell processors, and increased the RAM to 8GB for the 13-inch models and 16GB for the 15-inch models.