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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.
Computing

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....
Computing

Confirmed: No Touch Bar support for Apple’s Logic Pro X music editor in 2016

Apple confirmed in a recent email when Logic Pro X will receive an update supporting the Touch Bar hardware in new MacBook Pros. Don't expect support anytime soon, however, as the music production tool won't utilize this feature in 2016.
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Check out our guide to Apple's MacBook Pro before you empty your wallet

Absent from annual product cycles for two years, it’s a new world out there for the MacBook Pro. So with that in mind let’s take a look at every change that Apple made for this new iteration.
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Apple slashes the price of USB-C dongles over MacBook Pro port outcry

MacBook Pro customers, Apple has heard your cries! The company has slashed the prices of its USB-C dongles in response to the criticism surrounding the ports available on the new MacBook Pro.
Computing

OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock offers 13 ports for easier MacBook Pro connections

The OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock was introduced via press release this morning, offering 13 ports to reduce the new MacBook Pro's reliance on dongles for legacy connections like USB Gen-1 and DisplayPort.
Computing

Apple slashes prices on storage options for older Macs, neglects hardware updates

Unfortunately the hardware inside the old Mac lineup will remain the same, but you'll be able to snag some extra storage space for a lot less. Is it enough to keep the old Macs competitive?
Apple

Apple marketing VP Phil Schiller responds to backlash over MacBook Pro design

Apple Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller spent some quality time with the Independent, talking about the design and evolution of the new MacBook Pro and explaining why some of the more controversial decisions were made.
Podcasts

Close to the Metal Ep. 19: The new MacBook Pro is revealed, but is it fast? 47:12

Apple has revealed all the details of the Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch and 15-inch, including what's inside. How does the hardware stack up against the best Windows PCs?
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Microsoft not at all happy with Google after Windows exploit reveal 2:44

Plus: Apple's new MacBooks boast some hot-rod tech hardware and phone-based AR and VR get a big boost from a new phone featuring some cool tech from Google.
Photography

Adobe to release Photoshop update with MacBook Pro Touch Bar support

Shortly after Apple introduced its brand new Touch Bar on its new MacBook Pros, Adobe showed off an updated version of Photoshop that makes use of Apple's new contextual tool bar. The update is due out by the end of the year.
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Tinkerers at iFixit subjected Apple's new MacBook Pro (no Touch Bar) to a teardown

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar is a very tightly constructed machine that, as is usually the case with these products, has virtually no user-serviceable parts, according to an iFixit teardown.