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Microsoft Surface sales skyrocket, thanks in part to 'disappointing' Macbook Pros

Microsoft said on Monday that professionals and general consumers disappointed with Apple's new MacBook Pros helped boost Surface device sales in November. The company claimed customers are moving from Macs to Surface devices now more than…
Computing

Check out 'Pac-Man' as he chomps his way across Apple's new Touch Bar

Someone crammed Pac-Man into the Touch Bar found on the latest MacBook Pros. It doesn't offer the full maze but rather a single path full of dots. It's one of many apps and games developers have created to run on the new Touch Bar…
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Turn your MacBook Pro's Touch Bar into a piano with this app

The new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar has been a controversial addition, but it seems like some creators are getting a kick out of it. One such person is the developer behind this app, which turns the Touch Bar into a piano.
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Apple signals the end of the line for some Macs by declaring them vintage, obsolete

Although Apple appears to be no slouch in terms of supporting its products, even it has to draw the line somewhere. Starting on December 31, a number of Apple Macs will be dropped from the support rolls and be officially declared as…
Podcasts

Close to the Metal Ep. 22: Apple MacBook Pro live review 44:26

Apple's MacBook Pro has finally received an update, but it's expensive. Is it worth the upgrade? We go in-depth on this week's Close to the Metal podcast.
Computing

Apple responds to criticism over 16GB memory limit on latest MacBook Pro

The MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has finally landed, and some users are turning a critical eye toward design Apple’s design decisions. Apple’s own Phil Schiller has personally addressed some of those concerns.
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No screen’s too small for ‘Doom’: Classic game now playable on MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar

The MacBook Pro's new Touch Bar has been officially canonized by video game fanatics, with a port of id Software's classic first-person shooter Doom now playable within the tiny confines of Apple's miniature touchscreen display.
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Apple’s MacBook Pro ad has robots, drones, and hundreds of exploding lightbulbs

Apple has just rolled out a TV ad for its latest MacBook Pro, the one with the OLED Touch Bar. It's a lively, entertaining affair, and one the tech giant hopes will nudge consumers toward forking out for its latest laptop.
Computing

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar’s SSD soldered to logic board, preventing upgrades

Looking to upgrade the storage in your brand-new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? Well, according to an intrepid MacRumors reader who pried open his factory-fresh MacBook Pro, it appears that the SSD is not removable and not expandable.
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2016 Macbook Pros becoming more versatile as Touch Bar receives more app support

Apple's Mac App Store is listing MacBook Pro OLED Touch Bar-enabled applications, and there are currently 15 apps being highlighted as supporting the innovative new input device to one degree or another.
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Despite complaints, initial sales of Apple's 2016 MacBook Pro have been incredibly brisk

In spite of a chorus of complaints around the lack of real innovation in its recent MacBook Pro release, Apple is still enjoying brisk sales of the new machines that are approaching the MacBook's total revenue.
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Watch this hilarious ‘Apple engineer’ explain the MacBook Pro’s lack of ports

Apple appeared to disappoint a lot of potential customers when it ditched most of the ports on its latest MacBook Pro laptops. This brilliant parody video gives us the behind-the-scenes story as to how it came about....