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Apple 17in MacBook Pro

How much battery life? How big a price tag?

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The problem here – as we reported in February – is that upgrading the memory on this model is extremely difficult, so Apple’s obviously taking advantage of this to rather cynically charge over the odds for its ‘official’ engineer-installed upgrades.

Oddly, though, one upgrade option that people might have been prepared to pay for is completely unavailable. Apple has stated that it doesn’t want to get involved with the Blu-ray Disc format, so this HD-resolution laptop – aimed at creative users such as professional video-editors who might well be authoring their own Blu-ray content at some point – can’t play BDs unless you can track down an external drive from a third-party manufacturer.

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Apple 17in MacBook Pro - XBench 1.3

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