The New Macbook Pro Tool Bar Is A Scab I Want To Pick Off - Popular Science

It's been four years, four months, and 16 days since Apple has released a major update on its beloved high end notebooks. Today we found out, what Apple spent their time on and TL;DR: it filled me with a reptilian urge. As someone who loves this ...

Apple Ditches Iconic Startup Chime From New Macbook Pros -

Apple is in feature deleting mode. First, headphone jacks on the iPhone 7. Then, tethers on its display phones. And last week it got rid of the function keys on the new MacBook Pros and replaced them with a touch bar. But one more thing. When you power ...

Apple design chief Jony Ive rules out touchscreen Macs - Macworld

The company is exploring a more interactive MacBook with the new Touch Bar, but don't expect a fully touch-enabled Mac. Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your message has been sent.

Apple's new MacBook Pros boast 58% louder built-in speakers thanks to new design - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

One of Apple's less emphasized upgrades in the 2016 MacBook Pro is better internal speakers, which should —in theory, anyway —be good enough that you might choose them over headphones or external speakers, if just for the sake of convenience.

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro? -

Decided you want an Apple laptop, but you're not sure which one is the right one for you? You've come to the right place. With seven MacBook models available before you even consider configuration options, it's not an easy decision, or a simple one.

Apple is ditching its iconic startup chime with the new MacBook Pro - The Verge

While the Apple product line has changed drastically since 1998, there's one thing that has remained the same: the chime that signals that your computer is booting up. But with the new MacBook Pro, the distinctive, F-sharp major startup chime is no more.

Apple has killed every jack but one: Meet USB-C - Yahoo Finance

Headline No. 1 is that instead of that function-key row above the keyboard, it has a thin, touch-sensitive screen, which displays useful buttons that change as you switch from program to program. The MacBook Pro's touch bar in action. View photos.

Why Are Apple and Microsoft Using Such Old Processors in Their New Computers? - Gizmodo

Yesterday, Apple finally revealed a new MacBook Pro, a full 527 days after the last refresh. The Touch Bar was fancy and bright; the gorgeous display wowed eye sockets; and the price made my wallet pucker. But there was also a conundrum. Advertisement.

Apple's new MacBook Pro delivers innovation -- at a price - Computerworld

I'll be honest: I love Apple's hardware presentations. They're more polished and far more interesting than those by other vendors. That made Thursday's Apple event something I looked forward to. In September, Apple offered up new iPhones, new Watches, ...

Apple going all-in on USB-C for MacBooks is great for the future, but leaves us in dongle hell for now - CNET

Someday we'll live in a truly wireless future, where everything is interconnected. Speeds will be so fast -- 5G and WiGig -- and the chipsets so cheap and plentiful that everything from your coffee maker to your garage door opener will have them ...

The MacBook Pro's Most Important New Feature? Touch ID - WIRED

Apple's new MacBook Pro is thinner and faster than its predecessor. It comes in a sleek space grey color. It even has an OLED touch bar that can conjure up everything from emoji to Photoshop shortcuts to (let's be honest) more emoji. The most important ...

How Google, Apple and Microsoft just saved the PC - Computerworld

The long-neglected PC got a massive injection of innovation this week with major announcements from Google, Apple and Microsoft. Each company introduced advancements that users didn't ask for, didn't think they wanted and are already complaining ...

Two of four Thunderbolt 3 ports in new 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar have reduced speeds - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

A support document published by Apple on Friday reveals only two of the four Thunderbolt 3 ports in the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar support full-speed data transfer, potentially limiting the notebook's flexibility for power users. Apple ...

Apple's new Intel driven MacBook Pros have a secondary ARM processor that runs Touch ID and security - TechCrunch

When will Apple ship a MacBook with an ARM processor? This is a question that has been top of mind for observers of the company ever since it started designing and building its own chips from the ground up. The answer to that question is now, sort of.

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At Apple's annual shareholder meeting, CEO Tim Cook said the company will do more for its pro users. CNET's Shara Tibken reveals how... Play video. Video: Strapping on the MSI VR One backpack PC. Strapping on the MSI VR One backpack PC.

1Password will put the MacBook Pro's fingerprint scanner to good use - The Verge

All the hype around the new MacBook Pro has been about what its flashy new Touch Bar can do, but there's good reason to be excited about its Touch ID sensor, too. One early example: the maker of 1Password, AgileBits, is already showing off its planned ...

Apple suggests that it has permanently exited the stand-alone monitor business - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

The now-discontinued Thunderbolt display appears to be Apple's last external monitor, as remarks made to the press suggest that the company is exiting that market segment. The "hello again" release event on Thursday featured a new LG monitor, made in ...

Apple Says It's Out of the Standalone Display Business - Mac Rumors

Alongside the new MacBook Pro, Apple introduced a 27-inch 5K UltraFine Display made in partnership with LG, calling into question future plans for an Apple-branded display product. While rumors have suggested Apple is working on a Thunderbolt Display ...

Apple's Touch Bar further normalizes emoji as everyday language - The Verge

The Touch Bar is the most unorthodox addition to Apple's new MacBook Pro — or any laptop in recent memory. A thin OLED strip that runs the length of the keyboard, resting just above the number keys, displays different “buttons” depending on the situation.

Examined: The new MacBook Pro Touch Bar and Apple's T1 authentication chip - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

While Apple won't detail the T1 to any significant depth to avoid exploits, some details on how the Touch Bar works in conjunction with the new T1 chip have surfaced —including what happens if the Touch Bar needs to be replaced. AppleInsider explains.