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Apple's newest MacBook Pro is the first MacBook not recommended by Consumer Reports - Business Insider

Consumer Reports, one of the most thorough publications performing testing on laptops, says Apple's new MacBook Pros have problems with inconsistent battery life. As a result, Apple's latest laptops are the first from the company not to receive a ...and more »

Phil Schiller says Apple is working with Consumer Reports in wake of MacBook Pro battery issues - TechCrunch

In a year that's been largely lackluster for Apple and downright bizarre for battery technologies, Consumer Reports' refusal to recommend the new MacBook Pro feels like a too-perfect microcosm of the past 12 months. In the wake of online complaints ...and more »

MacBook Pro fails to earn Consumer Reports recommendation for first time - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

For the first time ever, Consumer Reports has denied Apple's MacBook Pro lineup —all three machines —of recommended ratings, saying battery life inconsistencies are too concerning to ignore. In a post to the official Consumer Reports blog on Thursday ...and more »

Apple's MacBook Pro Battery Problems Are Getting Embarrassing - Gizmodo

Apple's long-awaited refresh of its MacBook Pro line is disappointing for many reasons, but it looks like we have something else to add to the list: awfully unpredictable battery life. The problem is significant enough that it might just topple Apple's ...and more »

New MacBook Pros Fail to Earn Consumer Reports Recommendation -

(Update: Consumer Reports tested the new MacBook Pros after Apple issued a fix in response to our initial battery test results. We now recommend the laptops.) Apple launched a new series of MacBook Pro laptops this fall, and Consumer Reports' labs have ...and more »

Enter to win your own 2016 Macbook Pro with the cool new Touch Bar - The Next Web

Macbooks are about as cool as laptops get in 2017. But with the introduction of the intriguing new Touch Bar, the fine folks at Apple have truly raised the bar for laptops everywhere. In fact, we so strongly approve of the new 13-inch 2016 Macbook Pro ...and more »

Apple working with Consumer Reports to pin down inconsistent MacBook Pro battery test results - The Verge

On December 22nd, Consumer Reports said it could not recommend the MacBook Pro — a first for a Mac laptop. It caused a stir! Consumer Reports' reasoning was simple: it got wildly inconsistent battery test results every time it tried to test multiple ...and more »

Apple's new MacBook Pro is the first MacBook Consumer Reports won't recommend - ExtremeTech

Apple's new MacBook Pro isn't having an easy time in the market. It's been panned for its reliance on dongles, criticized for using older Intel chips, and a significant number of users have reported decidedly substandard battery life when using the system.and more »

The new MacBook Pros are the first ones Consumer Reports isn't recommending - Quartz

Apple's newest laptops have been met with mixed reviews since their release in November. And now it seems they won't be getting the seal of approval from the preeminent product ratings organization in the US, Consumer Reports. The group announced ...and more »

Apple responds to damning MacBook Pro battery test - Mashable

The dark cloud hovering over the MacBook Pro since its release grew larger earlier this week when Consumer Reports delivered a stinging report claiming that the laptop's battery life was inconsistent. That report resulted in the nonprofit organization ...and more »