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Apple looks ahead with the new MacBook Pro

My MacBook Pro is on its last legs. The anti-glare laminate began bubbling up some time ago, spreading across the screen like an untreatable rash, fogging up the webcam in the process. The hinge is lo

How auto unlock makes the Mac more accessible

Phil Schiller justifies the compromises of the MacBook Pro

In an interview with The Independent, Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller looked back at last week’s Apple event and justified some of the decisions behind the new MacBook Pro. Let’

New MacBook Pro, the great dongling and Windows notebooks: TCBC 8 with Stefan Etienne

Hardware reporter and reviewer Stefan Etienne joins me this week to share first-person impressions of the new entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, and we discuss ports — or the lack thereof. Is a do

So long to Apple’s startup chime

Lost among all the talk streamlined ports, missing function keys and MagSafeless power, was mention of the fact that the company has also quietly ditched one of the more iconic pieces of the Apple eco

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

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 grou

Microsoft offers Apple users $650 off to trade a MacBook for a Surface

The new Surface Book got lost in the shuffle this week. Understandably so. It did, after all, get third billing at Microsoft’s own event in New York this week, owing to the flashiness of the Surface

Apple says no fun allowed on the Touch Bar

The Touch Bar is serious business. Apple's interface guidelines warn against all kinds of fun things that developers probably started thinking about when the new MacBook Pros leaked earlier this week.

Hands-on with Apple’s new Touch Bar MacBook Pro

At first glance, it looks an awful lot like the same MacBook Pro we’ve become accustomed to seeing over the last several years. The TrackPad is the first indication that something’s different here

Here’s what you can do with the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

Apple just unveiled the new MacBook Pro. “It is the new gold standard in notebook computers,” Apple’s SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller said. And, in particular, Apple replaced the func

The new MacBook Pro is here

Oh MacBook Pro, how we’ve missed you. It’s been four long years since Apple issued the last major overhaul to its high-end laptop line. Four years of waiting for some big announcement from the com

Where to watch the live stream for today’s Apple MacBook Pro press conference

Apple is holding a press conference today on its campus in Cupertino, and the company is expected to unveil the new MacBook Pro (yes, the one with the insane mini display above the keyboard that alrea

This is the new MacBook Pro with the Magic Toolbar mini display

Apple has leaked its own big announcement with two hidden images of its upcoming MacBook Pro in the macOS Sierra 12.1 update. MacRumors first noticed the images in the system files. Meet the new MacBo

New MacBook Pro OLED mini screen could be called the Magic Toolbar

Hints are starting to appear about Apple’s brand new MacBook Pro. The most striking difference with the existing model could be a second OLED mini display that would replace the function row on the

Waiting impatiently for Apple to release new Macs? You’ll get them on October 27th

So I’ve been hearing for weeks now that Apple has been waffling a bit on a date for its late-October Mac event. But, according to my sources, a date has been picked: Thursday, October 27th. So t

Updates to Apple hardware this year will focus on power users

Apple's roadmap for the rest of the year (and perhaps a bit beyond that) appears to take aim at big spenders and power users. Expect updates to the iPad, MacBook Air and Pro and Thunderbolt display.

New MacBook Pro with Touch ID sensor and OLED mini screen is coming soon

Get ready for a massive MacBook Pro update. Apple is planning to unveil new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with retina displays soon. According to a new report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman,

References in macOS Sierra hint at MacBook Pro with Touch ID sensor and OLED mini screen

Rumor has it that Apple has been working on <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2016/05/24/the-new-macbook-pro-could-feature-a-touch-id-sensor-and-an-oled-mini-screen/">an ambitious update</a> for th

Auto Unlock on your Mac hints at future MacBook Pro with Touch ID

Apple just unveiled macOS 12 <a target="_blank" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/wwdc-2016/">at WWDC</a>, the next version of Apple’s operating system. Among other things, the company announ

On painful Apple rumors

Several photos have surfaced showing what is supposed to be the next iPhone and MacBook Pro over the last few days. These leaked photos themselves are not surprising. Apple spy photos are big business
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