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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?
DT Daily

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.
Apple

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.
Apple

Apple’s newest MacBook Pro is only slightly faster than previous models

The new 2016 MacBook Pro with Intel Skylake is only nominally faster than its Intel Broadwell predecessor while eking out equivalent longevity from smaller batteries. It is also more energy efficient.
Computing

Sibling rivalry: The new MacBook Pro 13-inch vs. the old Macbook Pro 13-inch

An all-new MacBook Pro 13-inch has finally arrived, bringing the unique Touch Bar along with it. But how does Apple's latest device stack up against the previous MacBook Pro in terms of design and performance?
Computing

New MacBook Pro ditches the start-up chime, but there’s a way to get it back

Apple's new MacBook Pro doesn't play the iconic Mac start-up chime when it boots, but there's already a simple method to reactivate this functionality on the recently unveiled laptops.
Computing

Apple and Microsoft announced new laptops this week – which is better?

When it comes to high-end, first party laptops, there are only two choices: the MacBook Pro 15, and the Surface Book with Performance Base. Both systems are similar, but a few key differences set them apart.
Computing

Apple’s new MacBook Pro Touch Bar is powered by a variant of WatchOS

A close look at the cool new Touch Bar feature installed on Apple's upcoming MacBook Pros reveals that the OLED input tool relies on a variant of WatchOS, and that the chip it's tied to is a variant of that found in the Apple Watch.
Computing

Can Apple’s new MacBook Pro 13 keep pace with Dell’s XPS 13?

Apple has finally updated the fan-favorite MacBook Pro 13-inch after much anticipation, but how does it compare to the always-improving Dell XPS 13? Here, we examine the hardware and design of each machine.
Computing

Spectre x360 vs. the New MacBook Pro: Flagships from Apple and HP duke it out

Apple recently unveiled new MacBook Pro lineup, but is last-gen hardware and an OLED Touch Bar enough to keep it competitive? Here, we take a look at how the 13-inch model measures up to HP's latest laptop, the HP Spectre x360 Convertible.