2018 macbook pro

  1. EEzycade

    HELP. Why is my MBP so slooooow...?

    I'm rocking a 13" 2018 MBP w/ Touch Bar. Got it in November. But lately something is up... it's just so slow. First, wifi. Takes 10 seconds to load a page. My other devices in the home are fine, iPad, iPhone. Internet speeds are okay, not great but okay. But then opening applications too, just...
  2. M

    Is there a cosmetic difference between the 2018 and 2019 MacBook Pro?

    I remember seeing somewhere on reddit that there is a different between the 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro. It has something to do with the keyboard keys. I am not talking about the "defective" keyboards. I am talking about that it is a small detail that you can differentiate between the MacBook Pro...
  3. A

    2018 MacBook Pro (15") - Screen Bleeding?

    I recently got my laptop repaired and they had to replace my screen. Once I got it back and after using the device for a day or two, I noticed some "lighter" zones (also known as screen bleeding) at the bottom of my screen in darker backgrounds. So I ran one of those online screen tests, which...
  4. O

    Macbook pro 2015 v 2016 v 2017 for video editing

    Hi I've just jumped into the world of 360 video editing. I currently have a 2015 max spec MacBook Pro which is dying and I'm looking for a new model. I'm looking for a second hand 2016/2017/2018 model but want to spend maximum £2000. My most important requirement is video editing...
  5. zedsdeadbaby

    360 GB of Ghost Data/Unrecovered Space?

    Hey everyone... I'm seeing some weird storage issues on a new MacBook Pro I bought in September. I deleted 100+ GBs of data last week. Checked space the next day and noticed the numbers didn't seem right... So, I decided to before/after screenshot what Disk Utility was reporting as free space...
  6. zedsdeadbaby

    Q: For 2018 MBP users working in Logic, Premiere, Live, etc

    I have a 2018 MacBook Pro I purchased this fall. I'm wondering if others with the same model, who use programs like Logic, Ableton or Pro Tools, or, Adobe Premiere are seeing the following behavior: The speakers and headphones no longer work as a single built-in audio device. (This does not...
  7. S

    have you tried to trade in your MacBook Pro 15 inch

    I ordered my MacBook Pro i9 first week in August and now there is an upgrade to the internal graphic card. I purchased this iteration so that I could use an ultra wide 5 k external monitor with photoshop etc. and watch HD movies. so the extra oomph in graphics would be welcome. I have seen a...
  8. Xbfryfd

    My thoughts on the new MacBook Air and total MacBook lineup confusion

    With the new MacBook Air making the MacBook lineup even more a mess than it was before, I thought I would share my thoughts on how to fix it. It would start with simplifying everything, with just 3 models: MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro. MacBook would be similar to the 13” Pro, but the...
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    2018 Macbook Pro 15" Trackpad issue

    Recently bought a 2018 Macbook Pro 15" and noticed that clicking the bottom right hand corner of the trackpad did not work. Everywhere else on the trackpad works fine. Issue is intermittent, not working more often that it does. I returned the unit to an iStore, they confirmed the issue and...
  10. H

    Weird flickering when watching videos on 2018 MacBook Pro

    I recently just bought the new 2018 MacBook Pro and when I'm watching videos I often find weird flickering on the screen but it only happens when I have automatic graphics switching turned on (I've added some photos to show you it With it on and off) Does anyone know whats happening here?
  11. L

    New Mac Book Pro looks Awful with monitor

    I just got the new 2018 15" MacBook Pro and the picture with my Samsung monitor(LC27F398FWNXZA) is really blurry and hard to read. I have made sure the monitor is set on PC rather than AV, I have gone through all settings and I have tried 2 different HDMI Cords. Is there is something I am missing?
  12. kp98077

    Resolved Need help with new MacBook Pro

    I’m coming from a 2015 15” MBP which I had told because it was a bit large for me. I know they have the new 13” MBP 2 and 4 core. Wondering is I really need 4? I want a snappy machine but at the end of the day I just do email, web, some spreadsheets etc. nothing too fancy. It looks like they...
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    Has the sound quality of the 2018 MBP's speakers dropped after the second supplemental update?

    I was told by an ECE expert that the way Apple fixed the speakers crackling in 2018 MBP was just cutting the high frequency part in audio signal, which harmed the sound quality of speakers. And yes, I noticed the music sounded different after the supplemental update 2...... Does anybody feel the...
  14. monstermac77

    2018 Macbook Pro Owners: High Fan Activity & Heat Issue Resolved?

    Some 2018 Macbook Pro owners have reported that their machines' fans are audible and run hot even when under low loads (e.g. just watching a Youtube video). At least one owner, @drdaz, has said that his 2018 Macbook Pro is running "much cooler...with less fan activity" after the most recent...
  15. monstermac77

    2018 Macbook Pro Owners: Is Your Down Arrow Key Fully Functional?

    I have a request for 2018 Macbook Pro owners. Can you please press the very bottom right corner of your down arrow key repeatedly, and ensure that each press registers? Video demonstration of issue below. Backstory: 2016 and 2017 Macbook Pros appear to have had an issue where presses of the...
  16. A

    2018 MacBook Pro (15 Inch) - Screen Coating Wearing Off ...

    I recently got a new 2018 MacBook Pro (15" with Touch Bar) and just noticed that there is an irremovable stain (circle like) in the middle of the screen that seems to be expanding. I think this is related to the screen anti-reflective coating or something like that that was an issue with the...
  17. stormchasejg

    Upgrade from rMBP 2013 to 2018 MBP?

    hi all, I’m currently considering purchasing a new 2018 MacBook Pro to upgrade my late 2013 retina. I’m starting a computer science degree in about 6 weeks time so need to make a decision on whether to get one, my current system is a 13” 2.6Ghz i5, 256gb SSD and I’d be looking to upgrade to the...
  18. J

    MacBook Pro 2018 - Speakers Crackling

    Anyone else noticed their speakers randomly crackling on the new MacBook Pro 2018? It happens every so often for me. Only saw one other report so far here: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8466796 =============== Edit by Weaselboy Moderator Note: Also see the discussion in the news...
  19. M

    MBP 2018- YouTube/Video Streaming/Audio Playback and 'Hey Siri' Issues

    I've been experiencing some weird issues on my 2018 MBP (13" i5, 16gb ram, 512gb). Issue #1: YouTube/Video Streaming/Audio Playback Issues What's Happening:While streaming videos online (a good example would be YouTube) my audio will just cut out randomly here and there, occasionally bringing...
  20. blewbot

    2018 MBP "Hey Siri" stopped working

    The Hey Siri on my New 2018 MBP was working great out of the box. But now all of the sudden it only works if i manually activate siri from the touch bar or menu bar and ask her something. then she listens for "Hey Siri" for follow up commands ONLY while the Siri dialogue is up. once it...