Frequently Asked Questions About the Fourth Generation MacBook Pro
The MacBook Pro is a portable computer with an Intel Core i5 processor designed by Apple to run the Mac OS X operating system and other compatible software. The fourth generation Intel version has two to four combination input slots that can be used to connect devices via USB, Thunderbolt 3, HDMI, or DisplayPort cables. These slots can also be used to charge the laptop from any wall outlet.
What devices can be connected to the Apple MacBook?
You can connect external displays via the DisplayPort slots. The Apple MacBook Pro outputs display information with 5K resolution, which measures 5,120 by 2,880 pixels. Any type of peripheral device can be connected via USB or Thunderbolt 3. These connectors are combined into a universal slot that provides power for devices that require electricity, such as camcorders, audio interfaces, and pen tablets. Some devices that can be connected to the fourth generation MacBook include:
- iPads and iPhones
- External hard drives
- Memory card readers
Can the MacBook display be streamed to Apple TV?
Apple provides a streaming program called AirPlay that allows you to send video from the desktop of your MacBook to a nearby Apple TV. The connection can be controlled with an Apple TV Remote or a Siri Remote. Any app from the App Store such as Netflix installed on your laptop can be streamed to Apple TV. To begin streaming video from your desktop, click the “Apple TV” icon in the Playback Controls section of the app. The output from the program will immediately be visible on the screen of the television connected to your Apple TV.
What are some specifications of the Intel i5 processor?
The MacBook comes with a dual-core Intel i5 processor with a clock speed of 2.3GHz to 3.1GHz and a Turbo Boost speed of up to 3.6GHz. This model of CPU uses a technology called eDRAM to add 64MB of memory cache to the processor for quick access when performing tasks. The Intel Core i5 CPU processor is designed to work with a wide range of applications that are compatible with the Apple MacBook. The Turbo Boost feature is controlled automatically by the operating system. It provides extra processing power when a program requires it and conserves power whenever possible.
How much memory does the Apple MacBook have?
The Apple MacBook comes with 8GB of RAM and can be configured to hold 16GB by installing an additional memory module. The onboard storage uses solid-state technology to reduce the time it takes to load the operating system and run programs such as iTunes. Fourth-generation Apple MacBook Pros come with 128GB to 512GB of solid-state storage.
What type of screen does this laptop have?
The fourth generation MacBook Pro comes with a choice of a 13-inch or 15-inch high-definition Retina display. The 13-inch model has a 2,560-by-1,600 pixel resolution, while the 15-inch model has a 2,880-by-1,800 pixel resolution. A choice of Intel or Radeon graphics cards is available for this laptop.
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