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Public testers can try iOS 10.2.1 and MacOS Sierra 10.12.3

Apple seeds new public betas of iOS and macOS. Cupertino is rolling out new betas of iOS and macOS Sierra to interested public testers, only a day after these betas reached app developers. iOS is now up to version 10.2.1 in the public beta program, while macOS Sierra has been bumped to version 10.12.2. Beta testers who signed up for the program will receive the new iOS beta as an over-the-air update, while the update for Mac can be installed through the Software Update in App Store. These public betas don’t include any new features and visible changes, but they[…]

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New MacBook Pro with Touch Bar now shipping to customers

Some users who pre-ordered the new laptops will receive them next week. MacBoook 13 and 15-inch variants with the new Touch Bar will be delivered to the first customers on Monday, 14 November, according to shipment notifications. These early pre-orders, registered on the day following the Announcement last month, have already been shipped to the customers who can now track the deliveries to their door. It seems Apple is sending the MacBook Pros in waves, as some of the users who preordered the new models can expect deliveries around the end of November, while other – in early December. Currently,[…]

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Why upgrading to the new MacBook Pro is a bad idea

Apple’s new MacBook has many drawbacks. The new MacBook Pro comes with noticeable improvements in terms of hardware compared with the old generation of Macs, but it also has a higher price and some drawbacks you should carefully consider before going for an upgrade. Here is why upgrading to the new MacBook Pro is not such a good idea: Pro without ports Well, it actually has four ports, but they are all Thunderbolt 3. If you want to use accessories, connect your iPhone, charge a phone, insert an SD card, connect a monitor using HDMI or VGI, and in many[…]

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MacBook Pro 2016 to ship after 5 weeks

Apple’s new MacBook to be shipped within 4 to 5 weeks Apple’s new MacBook line includes a refreshed MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar, and two models (13 and 15 inch) with the new OLED touch-sensitive bar at the top of the physical keyboard, displacing the familiar function keys. Apple will start shipping the standard non-Touch bar model on October 31, according to the official website. At the same time, if you want the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, you need to wait between 4 and 5 weeks for a delivery. A day after the announcement, Apple has pushed[…]

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This is the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Apple revealed two new MacBook Pros. Media event in Cupertino gave us the first look at the new professional laptops by Apple. The company announced two MacBook Pros – with a 13 and 15-inch screen, both boasting a lighter and thinner bodies. The 13-inch MacBook is just 14.9 mm thick, which is 17% less than the previous generation, while its volume is 23% less. It weighs 1.36kg. The 15-inch model has a thickness of 15.5 mm (a 14% reduction) and weighs 1.8 kg. Both notebooks will be offered in two colors – silver and space gray. Apple is using a[…]

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What’s the solution for the missing Escape key in the MacBook Pro?

You could use a virtual ESC key or remap the Escape to another key. Apple’s refreshed MacBook Pro will be officially announced tomorrow, but we already know that they will include an OLED touch bar instead of function keys. Yes, Apple will get rid of all function keys, including the useful Escape key, used by many specialists and programmers on their MacBook Pros. It’s clear that using virtual buttons is the smarter approach, but is it smarter for everyone? For regular users, having a configurable touch-sensitive bar with settings and important options depending on the app in use makes a[…]

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IBM is switching from PC to Mac

Why buying a Mac could save IBM $543? IBM has recently started to replace the old Windows PCs with new Macs for its employees. The process began back in 2015, with 30,000 new Macs for the employees, while the total number of Macs in use reached – 90,000. While many regular users may think that Mac is far more expensive than Windows PC, IBM has found that in the long-run, Mac is actually less expensive when you add the costs for support. Over the lifespan of the machines, which is 4 years, IBM would save $543 if the working machines[…]

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Hello Again MacBook event October 27

Hello Again! New Macs to be revealed on October 27

Apple sends media invites to a Mac event next week. Following our recent report about a possible press-event on October 27, Apple has officially confirmed that the new Macs will be uncovered on that very date in Cupertino. The company has sent out invites to select media for a press-conference that appears to be focused on MacBook and iMac, according to the title and the photo. Hello Again!, and the Mac logo – we don’t need other clues to believe that this event will be focused on Mac computers which are long overdue for a hardware refresh. The October 27[…]

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Apple to unveil the new Macs on October 27

Apple reportedly holds an event next week. Following our recent report about the new Macs announcement possibly scheduled for this month, now new information pops up, suggesting that Apple is planning to hold a press-event in Cupertino next week, on October 27. Apple’s press-conference, where the company will show the refreshed MacBook and iMac line, is planned for October 27, which is a day after Microsoft is expected to show off its refreshed Surface line and an All-in-one Surface PC. Apple’s Macs are long overdue for a hardware refresh, and we expect an improved MacBook Pro lineup with USB Type-C[…]

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Report: Apple to discontinue the 11-inch MacBook Air

New MacBook Pro models to be announced in October. Apple is planning to remove the 11-inch MacBook Air from its line, and starts promoting the bigger 13-inch version. The company will reportedly shift its attention to the bigger Air model after the release of new MacBook Pros this month. Apple already undermined the smaller MacBook Air model after the announcement of the 12-inch MacBook. According to a report at Macotakara, Apple is expected to announce new MacBook laptops this month, with some hardware improvements such as the inclusion of an OLED touch panel for functional keys, slimmer profile, USB C[…]

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