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Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer

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Product Highlights
  • Intel Core i5 Dual-Core 2.5 GHz CPU
  • Internal 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • Features 500GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive
  • Intel HD 4000 Graphics
  • LED-Backlit 13.3" (33.8 cm) Display
  • Native 1280 x 800 Resolution
  • SuperDrive
  • Wireless 802.11n WiFi & Bluetooth 4.0
  • Dual USB 3.0 Ports & Thunderbolt Port
  • Includes Mac OS X 10.9 or OS X 10.8

The 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer from Apple is a powerful notebook computer with an innovative aluminum unibody design. It is loaded with advanced power management features and an integrated battery, which work together to provide up to 7 hours of wireless web browsing.

You may notice an unfamiliar logo next to one of the ports on the left side of the system. This is Thunderbolt, a high-speed interface that can move data at an amazing 10 Gbps, which is double that of USB 3.0. The MacBook Pro has dual USB 3.0 ports as well. The Thunderbolt port also doubles as a display output because it shares the same physical form factor as a Mini DisplayPort. You can daisy-chain up to six devices, so you'll be able to connect high-speed external storage and an external Apple LED Cinema display via the same port!

The computer's 13.3" (33.8 cm) display features LED backlight technology and a glossy finish. Its 1280 x 800 native resolution gives you ample screen space to work with. You'll be able to output to an external display at up to 2560 x 1600 via Thunderbolt. Any Mini DisplayPort-compatible display will plug in without the need of an adapter. If you have a display with DVI, VGA or HDMI input, you'll only need to purchase an adapter cable (i.e., HDMI-to-Mini DisplayPort) for connection.

You'll be able to communicate with friends and family thanks to built-in support for FaceTime chat. The computer's FaceTime HD camera supports 720p HD video chat via the included app. You can make video calls to other Mac users with FaceTime as well as to anyone with an iPhone 4, iPhone 4S or an iPod touch model with a built-in camera.

The system is powered by a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core Processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz. The computer is loaded with 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive and a SuperDrive DVD burner. You'll be able to connect to the Internet with ease via 802.11n WiFi or wired Gigabit Ethernet. The MacBook Pro also features built-in Bluetooth 4.0, which allows you to connect wireless headphones, keyboard, mice and other compatible peripherals without a hassle.

Graphics are handled by integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics, which gives you the best of both worlds in regards of battery life and performance. The MacBook Pro uses integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics for everyday use, such as web browsing and word processing. It is also capable of HD video playback.

The computer features a comfortable backlit chiclet-style keyboard, which features space between each key for improved accuracy and comfort when typing. It also sports a glass Multi-Touch trackpad with a clickable design. Rather than having a separate button for mouse clicks, the entire surface of the pad is clickable. This increases the active surface area and allows you to quickly click without having to maneuver to the bottom of the trackpad.

The trackpad also fully supports Multi-touch gestures. You can tap the trackpad with one finger to click, tap with two fingers to right click, scroll through documents using two fingers, pinch to zoom, navigate through Safari or iPhoto with three-finger left and right swipes or use two fingers to rotate a photo or PDF.

iLife '11 has a complete suite of digital creativity applications. Easy enough for anyone to use, iLife '11 will help you edit your home movies, organize digital photos and compose original music. iLife '11 includes iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand.

This MacBook Pro comes with either Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or OS X 10.9 Mavericks preinstalled; both operating systems feature a user-friendly interface. The Mac OS X operating system features Time Machine backup. Time Machine automatically backs up system data to an external hard drive. The notebook also features intuitive Cover Flow navigation, the powerful Spotlight search tool and Quick Look document preview. You'll be able to use Boot Camp to run Windows on your Mac, if needed.

Design

Strength. Lightness. Beauty. Seamlessly Integrated
MacBook Pro is machined from a single piece of aluminum, an engineering breakthrough that replaced many parts with just one. It's called the unibody. And the first time you pick up a MacBook Pro you'll notice the difference it makes. The entire enclosure is thinner and lighter than other notebooks. It looks polished and refined. And it feels strong and durable - perfect for life inside (and outside) your briefcase or backpack
A Display Full of Bright Ideas
Everything Apple designers and engineers do, they do for a reason. They chose LED backlight technology for the MacBook Pro because it makes the display instantly bright and allows it to be incredibly thin. They used edge-to-edge glass not just because it looks beautiful, but because it lends structure to the display. And at the top of the screen they hid the built-in FaceTime HD camera. So you see your friends and family in big, beautiful widescreen - and as little of the camera as possible
Multi-Touch Trackpad -- It Just Feels Right
The Multi-Touch trackpad has no button because it is the button. That means there's more room to track and more room to click left, right, center and everywhere in between. Apple designers and engineers spent countless hours considering things like sensitivity (how much pressure triggers a click?), audio feedback (what does the click sound like?) and friction over the smooth glass surface (what does it feel like?). The result is a trackpad that just makes sense to you...and your fingers
Magnetic Latch
Because the magnetic latch has no moving parts to snag, jam, or break, even opening and closing your MacBook Pro is a pleasure
Easy Access to Connections and Ports
The connections and ports on the MacBook Pro, such as the MagSafe power, Gigabit Ethernet, Thunderbolt, dual USB 3.0, SDXC card reader and audio in/out, are all smartly integrated on the same side of the notebook. So your cables stay neatly organized while connecting and disconnecting your devices is easy and convenient
MagSafe Power Adapter
The power cord is held in place magnetically, so if someone should happen to trip over it, the cord disconnects harmlessly and your MacBook Pro stays put safely
ThunderBolt Port
Thunderbolt lets you connect high-performance devices and high-resolution displays to a single, compact port. It even supports Mini DisplayPort devices, such as your Apple LED Cinema Display or an HDMI adapter for your television
Designed to Make an Impact -- Just Not on the Environment
Complete control over how the MacBook Pro is designed, how it's manufactured and how it's packaged gives Apple an environmental edge. LED backlight technology preserves energy. Glass and aluminum are highly recyclable. The MacBook Pro is free of most harmful toxins and it is shipped in packaging smaller than its predecessor. That means fewer trees used for boxes and fewer planes, trains and trucks used for transport

Features

Intel Core Ivy Bridge Processor
The 13.3" MacBook Pro now features a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core Processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz and 3MB of shared L3 cache. This CPU bring even more power to everything you do
The Graphics Performance You Need, When You Need It
The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 processor boosts performance by up to 60 percent. That extra power gives you a smoother, more fluid experience than before. It's still highly efficient, too, so you get long battery life when you're out and about
Fast & Versatile I/O
Imagine accessing multiple streams of uncompressed HD video - from your MacBook Pro - at speeds that let you edit an HD feature film in real time. Thunderbolt technology allows you to connect the high-performance peripherals that make it possible. Ultrafast and ultraflexible, the Thunderbolt pipeline is up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and offers unprecedented expansion capabilities. These models also feature dual USB 3.0 ports, which support transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. They are also backwards compatible with USB 2.0
FaceTime 720p HD Camera
Get more of your friends in on the fun with crisp, widescreen HD video. The picture is so clear, it will look and feel almost like you're in the same room. You can make 720p HD calls from your MacBook Pro to any Mac with a FaceTime HD camera. You can also make video calls to iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch and other Intel-based Mac computers
Multi-Touch Trackpad -- Be More Hands-On
The Multi-Touch trackpad is the most natural way to interact with what's on your screen, and the smooth glass surface gives you plenty of room for gestures. Pinch to zoom in and out, swipe to flip through photos, rotate to adjust an image, and much more. The buttonless design lets you click anywhere. And if you're coming from a right-click world, you can right-click with two fingers or configure a right-click area on the trackpad. The more you use the Multi-Touch trackpad, the more you'll wonder how you ever did without it
A Long-Lasting Battery -- Charge Less & Do More
MacBook Pro delivers amazing battery life. And that's with more powerful processors and faster graphics than ever. An energy-efficient processor architecture with an integrated video encoder, helps improve battery life. So you can get up to seven hours on a single charge
It's Very Well Connected
MacBook Pro automatically finds available networks and allows you to join them with a click. And the three-stream 802.11 n wireless technology gives you the best possible performance at the greatest range. Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology is also built in, so you can use your favorite wireless accessories right out of the box
Ports with Possibility
With the Thunderbolt port, you can daisy-chain as many as six devices - including an Apple Thunderbolt Display and Mini DisplayPort peripherals - to create a full-fledged workstation. And with support for video and eight-channel audio, it's easy to connect HDMI-compatible devices - like your TV and home stereo - using an HDMI adapter (sold separately). Current VGA, DVI, and DisplayPort adapters are also supported.

Two USB 3.0 ports let you access a pipeline that's up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. And your USB 2.0 devices can still plug right in. If you have devices that use FireWire 800, there's a port for that, too. And an SDXC card slot that supports up to 64GB cards makes it a snap to transfer all those photos to and from your MacBook Pro, so you can edit and share them on the spot

Burn DVDs Superfast
Use the 8x SuperDrive on MacBook Pro to burn DVDs in no time. Since the SuperDrive writes to double-layer discs (DVDs with nearly 9GB of space), it's great for backing up data, too
iCloud
iCloud stores your content and lets you access your music, photos, calendars, contacts, documents, and more from whatever device you're on. So if you take a picture with your iPhone or make changes to your meeting schedule on your iPad, iCloud makes sure everything appears on your Mac, too
Support from AppleCare
A Mac includes 90 days of free telephone technical support and a one-year limited warranty. If you purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan (sold separately), you can extend that coverage to three years from the original purchase date of your Mac
Support from the Apple Retail Store
You can always get expert advice at the Genius Bar in any Apple Retail Store. Even better, when you buy a Mac directly from Apple, you can sign up for One to One. A personal trainer will help you transfer files from your old computer and give you a year's worth of in-person training sessions

Performance

Turbo Boost
Processor-intensive applications like Aperture and Final Cut Pro benefit from extra power. And Turbo Boost provides it, automatically increasing the speed of the active cores - up to 3.7GHz. So your work just goes smoother and faster
So Much Power on One Chip
Built on a 22-nanometer process, Intel's third-generation Core architecture keeps the processor, cache, graphics processor, and a faster-than-ever 1600 MHz memory controller on a single chip. Since data doesn't have as far to travel, you can fly through demanding tasks like editing HD video, compiling audio, or rendering a multilayered image file
Hyper-Threading
Hyper-Threading technology allows two threads to run simultaneously on each core. For example, on a quad-core processor, OS X recognizes eight virtual cores so the processor can spread tasks more evenly across them

Built-In Apps

Included Apps
Built-in apps include iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Mac App Store, Safari, Mail, iCal, Address Book, Time Machine and FaceTime
iPhoto
iPhoto is an easy-to-use photo application that makes it fast and fun to organize and find your pictures, as well as make them look their absolute best. With features like Faces, Places, and Events, iPhoto helps you keep track of your photos by who's in them and when and where you took them - all in an immersive full-screen view. Quick and simple editing tools let you make so-so shots picture perfect with just a few clicks. Photo Stream in iCloud automatically pushes new photos to all your devices, so you're never without your latest shots. And if you feel like showing off what you've captured, iPhoto lets you share with beautiful photo books and letterpress cards or online via Facebook and Flickr
iMovie
Don't settle for boring home movies. With iMovie, you can transform the videos you shoot into your very own indie flicks. Create a Hollywood-style trailer that'll make your audience laugh, cry, and cheer for more. If you know how to drag and drop, you can make a movie in iMovie. It comes with Apple-designed themes that look fun and professional. Just choose one and iMovie does the rest, adding animated titles and sophisticated transitions automatically. Customize your screen gem further with your own words and audio
GarageBand
Whether you're musically gifted or mostly curious, GarageBand is the application for you. Plug in your electric guitar or USB music keyboard and get ready to rock with virtual replicas of the most revered amps and stompboxes in the world, as well as over 100 software instruments. Just because you didn't grow up learning your A, B, and C sharp doesn't mean you can't. Basic Lessons teach you just that: the basics. Choose from 40 lessons that cover blues guitar, rock guitar, classical piano, pop piano, and more. Or get a private lesson from one of your musical heroes, like Sting or Death Cab for Cutie, with Artist Lessons.1 GarageBand even tells you how well you're playing in real time with a feature called "How Did I Play?"
Mac App Store
Just like shopping the App Store on iPad, the Mac App Store offers endless possibilities to browse and purchase apps. New apps install in one step right to Launchpad. And the Mac App Store lets you know when app updates are available, so you always have the latest versions
Safari
Designed with the Mac in mind, Safari emphasizes browsing, not the browser. In new full-screen view, the browser frame is only a pixel wide, and you can hide almost the entire interface if you choose. So there's nothing to distract you from an article, video, or photo album. Navigating web pages is easy with new trackpad gestures; flip through web pages with a swipe, and double tap or pinch the trackpad to zoom in on text or images. Safari also features Reader, which lets you peruse articles sans annoying ads. Don't have time to finish what you've started? Reading List lets you save links to articles and other web pages for later, and iCloud keeps your Reading List up to date across all your devices. Since pages render fast in Safari, you won't miss a minute of the web
Mail
Mail makes it easy to manage all your email from a single, ad-free inbox. It features powerful search capabilities, with search suggestions and tokens built in. It works with the free me.com email account you get when you sign up for iCloud, as well as most email standards - including POP3 and IMAP - and popular email services such as Gmail, Comcast, Time Warner, Charter, Cox, Yahoo! Mail, and AOL Mail. Mail supports Microsoft Exchange 2010, too. If you have more than one email account, no problem. Add your accounts to Mail and you'll be able to access all your email from one place.

And Mail looks as great as it works. It makes full use of your display with a gorgeous widescreen view featuring a full-height message and a message list that includes snippets. With Conversations, messages from the same thread appear in an elegant timeline showing each communication as it was sent while hiding redundant text

iCal
Keep track of your busy schedule and share it with others using iCal. Create separate calendars - one for home, another for school, a third for work, and so on. See all your calendars in a single window or choose to see only the calendars you want. iCal lets you create invitations using contact information from your Address Book, update your guest list, keep track of responses, and receive the latest status information. When you or another Mac user receives an iCal invitation via Mail, it's automatically added. iCal also works with iCloud, Yahoo!, and Google. And when you use iCloud, every iCal edit you make on your Mac automatically appears on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. So no dinner dates are missed, no meeting goes unattended, and no anniversary is forgotten
Address Book
With Address Book you have a flexible and convenient place to store contact information for everyone you know. You can import names, numbers, addresses, and photos from other applications; create smart groups for clubs, activities, and business purposes; print address labels and envelopes; and more. iCloud updates your contacts on your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac - so when you enter someone's contact info once, you have it everywhere. And since Address Book is built on vCard, an industry standard for storing contact information, your friends can send you cards that you can add simply by dropping them in - no typing required
Time Machine
Time Machine works with your Mac and an external hard drive (sold separately) or Time Capsule. Connect the drive, assign it to Time Machine, and start enjoying some peace of mind. Time Machine automatically backs up your entire Mac, including system files, applications, accounts, preferences, music, photos, movies, and documents. But what makes Time Machine different from other backup applications is that it not only keeps a spare copy of every file, it remembers how your system looked on any given day - so you can revisit your Mac as it appeared in the past
FaceTime
FaceTime for Mac makes it possible to talk, smile, and laugh with anyone on an iPad, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPod touch, or another Mac from your Mac.2 So you can catch up, hang out, joke around, and stay in touch with just a click. And when someone tries to reach you, the call rings through on every Mac you own, even if FaceTime isn't running. So you never have to worry about making yourself available. If you don't want to receive calls, just turn FaceTime off in preferences. FaceTime is integrated with your Address Book so you can initiate chats easily
Photo Booth
Take photo snapshots and video clips with your Mac using Photo Booth. Send them to your friends, use one as an iChat icon, add them to your Address Book, or organize and edit them in iPhoto. The real fun starts when you use the effects and backdrops in Photo Booth. Snap a photo of yourself at the Eiffel Tower or in outer space. Choose from nine new effects that use facial tracking technology so effects look great whether you're front and center - or left of center. Snap single photos or shoot multiples in a four-photo burst. You can even shoot video clips, complete with effects, then trim them right in Photo Booth and send them to friends and family. And since Photo Booth can be viewed full screen, you'll enjoy every detail down to the last pixel

Environmental Requirements

Operating temperature: 50 to 95°F (10 to 35°C)
Storage temperature: -13 to 113°F (-24 to 45°C)
Relative humidity: 0 to 90% non-condensing
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet (3048 m)
Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet (4572 m)
Performance
Processor 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core Ivy Bridge with Turbo Boost to 3.1 GHz
Cache L3: 3MB
Memory Slots: 2
Type: 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Installed: 4GB
Capacity: 16GB
Graphics Card Type: Integrated
Installed: Intel HD Graphics 4000 Shared
Display
Type Widescreen
Size 13.3"
Backlight LED
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Finish Glossy
Native Resolution 1280 x 800
Supported Resolutions 1152 x 720 at 16:10 Aspect Ratio 
1024 x 640 at 16:10 Aspect Ratio 
800 x 500 at 16:10 Aspect Ratio 
1024 x 768 at 4:3 Aspect Ratio 
800 x 600 at 4:3 Aspect Ratio 
640 x 480 at 4:3 Aspect Ratio 
1024 x 768 at 4:3 Aspect Ratio Stretched
800 x 600 at 4:3 Aspect Ratio Stretched
640 x 480 at 4:3 Aspect Ratio Stretched
720 x 480 at 3:2 Aspect Ratio 
720 x 480 at 3:2 Aspect Ratio Stretched
External Resolution Up to 2560 x 1600
Dual Display Yes
Video Mirroring Yes
Storage
Hard Drive Installed: 500GB 5400rpm
Optical Drive 8x-Speed Slot-Load SuperDrive
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 1x Thunderbolt
2x USB 3.0 (A)
1x FireWire-800 (9-Pin)
Display 1x Mini DisplayPort via Thunderbolt port
Audio 1x  Integrated Stereo Speakers with subwoofer
1x Integrated Omnidirectional Microphone
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
Expansion Slots None
Flash Media Slot 1x SDXC
Communications
Network 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi 802.11n 1
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IEEE 802.11 a/b/g compatible

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Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
Webcam Yes 2
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FaceTime 720p HD Camera

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General
Security Kensington Lock Slot
Keyboard Keys: 78
Type: Full-Size
Features: Backlight 3
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12 function keys / 4 arrow keys (inverted "T" arrangement) with ambient light sensor

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Pointing Device TouchPad with Double-Tap, Drag, Four-Finger Swipe, Inertial Scrolling, Multi-Touch Control, Pinch, Rotate, Tap, Three-Finger Swipe, Two-Finger Scrolling
Battery Built-In Lithium-Polymer  Providing up to 7 Hours per Charge (64Wh)
Power Requirements AC: 100-240 V AC, 50/60Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 12.8 x 1.0 x 8.9" / 32.5 x 2.4 x 22.7 cm
Weight 4.54 lb / 2.06 kg
Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer
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  • AC Wall Plug
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    Pros

    • Easy to navigate (159)
    • Versatile (147)
    • Easy to customize (127)
    • Easy to collaborate across programs (115)
    • Fast (11)

    Cons

    • Difficult to navigate (5)
    • Not very powerful (5)
    • Not enough audio tools (4)

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    • Multimedia (134)
    • Educational purposes (109)
    • Music (4)
    • Web browsing (3)
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    Perfect Computer

    I converted to mac back in 2009. I primarily use them for my video business. I edit with Adobe Premiere Pro. I have 4 macs in all, a Mac pro for my primary...Read complete review

    I converted to mac back in 2009. I primarily use them for my video business. I edit with Adobe Premiere Pro. I have 4 macs in all, a Mac pro for my primary edit machine an imac for a 2nd standard rough editor. I have an alder 17" MacBook pro 2008 model I bought from a friend. Loved that one used it as a rough mobile editor. Only issue with it was it was big, 17" is almost to big for sitting in your lapin a waiting room. It ran supper hot and I had to get a cooling pad to keep it from temps of 220 degrees (use istat to monitor temps. Well I guess my HD footage burned the logic board up it went on me. So I got this 13.3" macbook as a replacement mostly for the money but secondly for the size. Its not a computer you want to edit video on all the time because the size, but you can do what I do when I'm home I hook to a 32" monitor and its awesome. Plenty of power for HD editing way more than my 17". Runs allot cooler than my old 17" macbook pro.

    I do like that this one is up-gradable as appose to the retina versions. The retina version; memory and solid state drive are not replaceable. They say the retina screen is so much better. Well the LED is much better and clearer than my old 17" so I don't care about retina. Not worth the un-ability to change memory or hard drives. I also like having a DVD drive. Why they are phasing those out, beats me. I have the need to rip out DVD's from time to time.

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    Difficult to use trackpad requires external mouse for any precise control Gorgeous aluminum design Confusing - not intuitive OS 10 or whatever, Works OK with BootCamp in Windows 7 WASTE of $ over a...Read complete review

    Difficult to use trackpad requires external mouse for any precise control Gorgeous aluminum design Confusing - not intuitive OS 10 or whatever, Works OK with BootCamp in Windows 7 WASTE of $ over a comperable DELL, SONY, HP, LEVENO computerSHAM

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    5.0

    Excellent

    By Rob cue

    from Los Altos Ca

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    Pros

    • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
    • Easy to Customize
    • Easy to Navigate
    • Versatile

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        Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

        el mejor equipo!!justo lo que esperaba, económico y de uso rudo

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        5.0

        Tough and Feminine in one Sleek Package

        By SunDog Film

        from Vancouver, WA

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        • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
        • Easy to Customize
        • Easy to Navigate
        • Petiteand Easy To Use
        • Versatile

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            Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

            I bought this for my wife when her last one went down. I have always used PC's but decided to make a move to Mac. Her last one(PC) was heavy and powerful but the MacBook Pro is Light and Powerful kind of like the women that now uses it.

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            5.0

            Excellent!

            By Alex

            from Miami, Florida

            About Me Document Guru, Grad student, Student

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            • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
            • Easy to Customize
            • Easy to Navigate
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Educational Purposes
              • Multimedia

              Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

              My mother recently surprised me with this gorgeous MBP as a late graduation gift and the service was excellent all around. The product shipped fast and arrived in a timely manner! No complaints from my end (or Mom's) so B&H has officially gained two new loyal customers. Thanks for the awesome experience!

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              5.0

              GREAT!!

              By Kathy

              from Sacramento, ca

              Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

              Love this computer. Arrived fast!

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              5.0

              macbook pro

              By Jerry

              from Palm Desert, California

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              Pros

              • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
              • Easy to Customize
              • Easy to Navigate
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Educational Purposes
                • Multimedia

                Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                Great product for personal use. B & H experience is top notch!!!!

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                5.0

                Cheap way to get a standard product

                By Martino

                from San Francisco, CA

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                      Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                      It is a brand new Macbook Pro, so the product pretty much speaks for itself. But why I bought it from B&H is that the price is low, it does not require sales taxes, and it showed up promptly by mail.

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                      5.0

                      Perfect Computer

                      By JPrimm

                      from Dallas, GA

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                      Pros

                      • Easy to Navigate
                      • Upgradable
                      • Upgradeable
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Multimedia

                        Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                        I converted to mac back in 2009. I primarily use them for my video business. I edit with Adobe Premiere Pro. I have 4 macs in all, a Mac pro for my primary edit machine an imac for a 2nd standard rough editor. I have an alder 17" MacBook pro 2008 model I bought from a friend. Loved that one used it as a rough mobile editor. Only issue with it was it was big, 17" is almost to big for sitting in your lapin a waiting room. It ran supper hot and I had to get a cooling pad to keep it from temps of 220 degrees (use istat to monitor temps. Well I guess my HD footage burned the logic board up it went on me. So I got this 13.3" macbook as a replacement mostly for the money but secondly for the size. Its not a computer you want to edit video on all the time because the size, but you can do what I do when I'm home I hook to a 32" monitor and its awesome. Plenty of power for HD editing way more than my 17". Runs allot cooler than my old 17" macbook pro.

                        I do like that this one is up-gradable as appose to the retina versions. The retina version; memory and solid state drive are not replaceable. They say the retina screen is so much better. Well the LED is much better and clearer than my old 17" so I don't care about retina. Not worth the un-ability to change memory or hard drives. I also like having a DVD drive. Why they are phasing those out, beats me. I have the need to rip out DVD's from time to time.

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                        • Business
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • Mac

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                        5.0

                        So far, so good

                        By skdlfjsk

                        from Tampa, FL

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                              Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                              Price is high, but so far product is good.

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                              • Mac

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                              5.0

                              Excellent!

                              By Chici

                              from PA

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy to Navigate

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Educational Purposes

                                Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                Performs excellent and built to last!

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Computer Platform:
                                • Mac

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                                4.0

                                No reason to get hot

                                By doito

                                from san antonio, TX

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
                                • Easy To Manage Sound File

                                Cons

                                • Bit Too Heavy

                                Best Uses

                                • Multimedia
                                • Music Recording And Mixin

                                Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                I use my macbook pro for my college work.

                                It is easy to browse through different apps, fast and superb for music. I will use it to record my guitar performances.

                                Unfortunately it is a bit too heavy. Anyway, it doesn`t seem it will start getting excessively hot due to clogged air intakes. It is kind of air tight and the aluminum case takes care of the heat exchange.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Computer Platform:
                                • Mac

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                                5.0

                                Love it!

                                By busymom

                                from Northeast Pennsylvania

                                About Me Mother And Teacher

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                                Pros

                                • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
                                • Easy to Customize
                                • Easy to Navigate
                                • Reliable
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Educational Purposes
                                  • Multimedia

                                  Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                  This is the 4th MacBook we have purchased and the only 13 inch, our others are 15inch. After owning pc's for years I cannot begin to tell you how much we love Mac's, and after going to work today and using a pc, all the tousles our old pc's gave us came crashing back. I have never had a problem with a Mac, no crashing, no memory dumping, I've never had to deal with one problem. As far as the 13 inch, it is compact and light and I hardly notice the screen difference from my 15 inch which is bigger and much heavier. I was glad to get a model with a dvd drive too. I will never go back to a pc, not even if someone gave one to me. Apple is amazing!

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Computer Platform:
                                  • Mac

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                                  5.0

                                  recommend

                                  By evanhw

                                  from Berkeley, CA

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Customize

                                  Cons

                                  • Not Very Powerful

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Multimedia

                                  Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                  For now, everything is good.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Computer Platform:
                                  • Mac

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                                  5.0

                                  I would buy this again

                                  By Rome722

                                  from Charlotte NC

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
                                  • Easy to Customize
                                  • Easy to Navigate
                                  • Versatile

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Educational Purposes
                                    • Multimedia

                                    Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                    I found this online because this was by far the cheapest deal. It came with the latest macbook, and a complimentary Parallels program. The only thing is you have to have your own windows program, but besides that great buy.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal
                                    • Computer Platform:
                                    • Mac

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                                    5.0

                                    Excellent buy, worth the investment

                                    By 310 Media Studios

                                    from Los Angeles, CA

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                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
                                    • Easy to Customize
                                    • Easy to Navigate
                                    • Versatile

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Educational Purposes
                                      • Multimedia

                                      Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                      I use this product for design and photography work. I love everything about it. Especially, it does not strain my eyes even after long hours of work.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business
                                      • Computer Platform:
                                      • Mac

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                                      5.0

                                      I love it!

                                      By SMG

                                      from New Jersey

                                      Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                      It works amazing! And the delivery was very rapid. I just love my MacBook. Thanks B&H !

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                                      5.0

                                      A Great Computer

                                      By Ashley

                                      from Orange, CA

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
                                      • Easy to Customize
                                      • Easy to Navigate
                                      • Versatile

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                          I've been using the MacBook Pro for a month now and I love it. It's much better than my previous laptop.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Personal
                                          • Computer Platform:
                                          • Mac

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                                          5.0

                                          Satisfaction

                                          By Julianus

                                          from Miami

                                          Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                          I'm extremely happy with product and the timely manner which it was ship

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                                          5.0

                                          So glad I switched to Apple

                                          By Punkin

                                          from Howell, Michigan

                                          About Me Retired, Want To Stay Connected

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy to Customize
                                          • Easy to Navigate

                                          Cons

                                          • None

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Educational Purposes

                                          Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                          This is my first Apple, and I will never go back to a PC again. It wasn't hard to learn, which surprised me. I did also purchase the "Learn OS X Mavericks" app, which was extremely helpful and easy to follow. I am retired and sometimes have trouble keeping up with the new technology. The Apple is very intuitive, and the availability of reasonably priced apps makes it a breeze. I have had my Mac for three months now. I have never had it freeze up or go slow, which was a big problem on my previous computers. I still have a few things I want to tweak, but I'll get there.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Personal
                                          • Computer Platform:
                                          • Mac

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                                          5.0

                                          MacBook Pro 13.3

                                          By Frank

                                          from London

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy to Customize
                                          • Versatile

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Multimedia

                                            Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                            Great machine, super fast.Works flawless

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal
                                            • Computer Platform:
                                            • Mac

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                                            5.0

                                            Great Macbook and great price

                                            By L

                                            from Texas

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
                                            • Easy to Customize
                                            • Easy to Navigate
                                            • Versatile

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Educational Purposes
                                              • Multimedia

                                              Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                              I like the fact that it's fast. The size is just right, great for traveling (not to big). I also like apple's software and the ease of use to install, delete or update. Plus, found it cheaper here at B&H and it also came with Parallels 9.
                                              The mac has run all of the software I use and without a hitch (Adobe photoshop, Illustrator, Pixelmator, Sketchbook Pro 6).

                                              B&H service, price and delivery is outstanding. So, all in all, I highly recommend it.

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                                              • Personal
                                              • Computer Platform:
                                              • Mac

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