MacBook Pro isn't Pro at all. It can't even display a simple web page

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  1. Mildredop macrumors 68020

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  2. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    I had no problem with the page on my rMBP 2013 15"

    Safari rendered it without any stuttering or lag

    I even have 2 virtual machines running

    Must be something specific to your system
     
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    edit: To remove personally identifying info not relevant to the conversation.
     
  4. sonicrobby macrumors 68020

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    Even no problems on my iPad, and all knows thats far from a pro machine. There is something wrong with your system, take it to the Apple Store?
     
  5. bobr1952 macrumors 68020

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    Something wrong there with your machine. That web page is fine on my 2012 rMBP and I've not have any problems with pdf files--and I create and load them quite a bit.
     
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    The page works great on my Mid 2014 MBP.

    EDIT: Not sure why people immediately blame the computer for web page problems. I mean, there is some sort of pathway to some sort of destination. Now what is that called, ah, the internet and servers.
     
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    No! It's never the internet! It's always Apple!:D
     
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    Sorry I forgot. What was I thinking!
     
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    Yup, works okay for me. And it is crappy web design.
     
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    That loaded fine on my ThinkPad T60 and isn't laggy, though loading all the comments below the article is needless and poorly designed.

    If you also have trouble with PDFs viewed in your browser but no trouble if they're locally stored, you may have connection problems. If you have PDF problems offline too, I suspect you have a process overindulging itself with your CPU.
     
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    My iPad Air 2 eats that webpage for breakfast. Smoother than silk.
     
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    Loaded, scrolled and worked right away on my 2008 Aluminium MacBook via screen sharing from an even older iMac.
     
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    13 inch MBP Late 2011 OS X 10.9 Firefox browser no problems.
    Perhaps there is a PBKAC error?
     
  17. jmazzamj macrumors regular

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    I'm currently using my sister's Air and it loaded just fine.
    I'll try browsing the page with my Pro later tonight.
     
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    So, OPs problem has been debunked. He's probably never coming back either.:apple:
     
  20. Intelligent macrumors 6502a

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    Thats specific to your OS/Safari Installation/Macbook Pro. It is a Pro machine, just because yours have problems doesn't mean that everyone has. It's like saying just because one female is stronger than a male means males are weaker than females. This isn't the case.
     
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    Actually for me the site was horrible. Opened it on an iPad mini retina (1st gen) in Safari and I could barely scroll down at reading pace. The page stuttered so badly, it reacted to touch gestures with about 15 second delays. All other pages are smooth as butter. Never had this problem before.

    I'm in the UK btw, as the independent is a British newspaper perhaps OP is in the UK too and something's not right with our internet/servers.
     
  22. borostef macrumors 6502

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    Works perfectly on my late 2013 rMBP... I do agree with the PDF part though... Preview used to be really good in handling them... Not any more...
     
  23. Mildredop thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Thanks for all the replies - interesting!

    That could well be the case, as I am indeed in England. Or maybe a UK-only ad on the site is causing the issue.

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    Has it been debunked? And sorry it looked as if I wasn't coming back, I just don't sit in internet forums all day long.
     
  24. nobodyjustwalks macrumors regular

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    MacBook Pro isn't Pro at all. It can't even display a simple web page

    Smart way to post OP. Albeit a little dramatic.

    Challenge MBP users that their expensive machines are not capable of loading a simple webpage and watch the responses come flooding in.

    Many posts sit on this forum with little or no response.

    Lollll....

    And yes, to answer your question, it's your computer, as mine loaded the page effortlessly.
     
  25. mercuryjones macrumors 6502a

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    I'm impressed. Not many OPs come back to a thread. So, it's been debunked that it's not the hardware that is at issue here, since others are having no problems whatsoever. That's all I was saying.
     

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