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Apple iMac (2017) review – TechRadar

Friday, October 20, 2017

Say what you will about the iMac, but none can deny its impact on the technology world. It’s a veritable icon, worthy of being the object of desire in films and TV on legacy and design alone – and the 2017 version of the iMac is no different. With upgraded internals and a 4K screen employing an impressive color gamut, not to mention high-quality, comfortable input devices, the 2017 iMac…

Laptop Rules Could Change for Checked Bags on International Flights – Newsweek

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to stop allowing passengers on international flights from putting large electronic devices like laptops in checked bags. After conducting several tests, the FAA has found that the lithium-ion batteries in laptops and other electronic devices are prone to overheating and exploding when packed with aerosol cans like hairspray, the Chicago Tribune reported. The FAA says there have been few such incidents because most people bring their electronic devices,…

Macbook-shaped roof tops Foster + Partners’ glazed Apple Store in Chicago – Dezeen

Friday, October 20, 2017

Foster + Partners has designed its “most ambitious” Apple Store for Chicago, with huge glass walls and a slender roof that looks like a scaled-up version of the company’s laptop computer. The Apple Michigan Avenue store is located on the city’s river edge beside the North Michigan Avenue – also known as the Magnificent Mile – and in front of the higher-level Pioneer Court, a public plaza. London firm Foster + Partners placed a…

The iMac Pro will be Apple’s most powerful computer ever – New York Post

Friday, October 20, 2017

The moment Mac fans have been waiting for is approaching fast. The iMac Pro desktop, first unveiled at WWDC 2017 in June, will be the most powerful iMac ever, sporting top of the line hardware that should deliver impressive performance. That’s something we’d expect from any new Mac — to be faster than its predecessors — but the first purported benchmarks for the iMac Pro suggest the desktop will be…

Even the world’s top Apple blogger is losing it over a new MacBook Pro problem – BGR

Friday, October 20, 2017

Apple’s newest MacBooks apparently suffer from an unexpected problem, a keyboard issue that’s not easy to fix. Affected models include 2015 or later MacBook and 2016 or later MacBook Pro models. These laptops are thinner than ever, and Apple redesigned the mechanism under each key so that it could manufacture butterfly keyboards with an even slimmer profile. Incredibly, it turns out that simple particles of dust can render individual keys…

Dirty display? Here’s how to clean a laptop screen without risk of damage – Digital Trends

Friday, October 20, 2017

As much as modern displays on laptops big and small can be gorgeously detailed and richly colored, they do sometimes get a little dirty. Whether you’ve simply left it open too long and it’s gotten dusty, or your keyboard has transferred some oil or other gunk directly to the center of your display, this guide will teach you how to clean a laptop screen without damaging it. One of the…

Watch this guy sing a funny song about the MacBook Pro’s ‘sticky … – Digital Trends

Friday, October 20, 2017

Keyboards often go a bit wrong eventually, and so this song is for all of us. If the keyboard on your new MacBook Pro is giving you hassle, then Jonathan Mann of a-song-a-day fame has created a ditty just for you. The MacBook Pro’s keys have a habit of getting a bit sticky after extended exposure to dust and other debris, leaving some owners of the machine wondering if they’ll…

Saber is a rugged portable battery that can fully charge a laptop … – The Verge

Friday, October 20, 2017

A relatively new commercial battery company with expats from Tesla, SpaceX, Amazon, and Faraday Future wants to put an end to searching for wall outlets with a new power brick called Saber. Saber is a 2.2-pound portable lithium-ion battery with 86 watt-hours of power (roughly 23,000mAh), meaning it can fully charge a laptop twice, a phone up to 10 times, and can easily handle things like drone or DSLR batteries….

GIGABYTE Launches the AORUS X9 Gaming Laptop: GTX 1070 SLI and i7-7820HK – AnandTech

Friday, October 20, 2017

GIGABYTE has announced a powerful all-new extreme gaming laptop in the AORUS X9. The X9 comes with a 7th generation Intel i7-7820HK overclockable processor, two GTX 1070s in SLI, four DDR4 slots supporting up to 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory, and an option of either a 17.3” 4K UHD IPS monitor or QHD (2560 x 1440) 120 Hz WVA panel. Additionally, the X9 offers an ESS Sabre HiFi audio DAC,…

MacBook Pro’s space bar mercilessly mocked in song – CNET

Friday, October 20, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Does that look like 75 degrees to you? Looks like 74 to me. Jonathan Mann/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Works of art can be temperamental. They need the right light, the right temperature, the right atmospheric conditions. So it is with Apple’s lovely MacBook Pro. Especially, some believe, its keyboard. Some people maintain that it’s…

Watch this guy sing a funny song about the MacBook Pro’s ‘sticky keys’ issue – Digital Trends

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Keyboards often go a bit wrong eventually, and so this song is for all of us. If the keyboard on your new MacBook Pro is giving you hassle, then Jonathan Mann of a-song-a-day fame has created a ditty just for you. The MacBook Pro’s keys have a habit of getting a bit sticky after extended exposure to dust and other debris, leaving some owners of the machine wondering if they’ll…

There’s now a song about the sticky MacBook keyboard to get stuck … – 9to5Mac

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Jonathan Mann of ‘Song a Day’ fame has a new hit on his hands. “I Am Pressing The Spacebar and Nothing Is Happening” is his latest jingle, and it’s a brilliant tune about keys on the MacBook keyboard having a tendency to get stuck when exposed to debris or crumbs or, well, in some cases, air. Sony A6500 The lyrics are simple but relatable for anyone who has used the…

Microsoft says its new laptops are twice as powerful as the MacBook Pro — here’s what that means – Business Insider

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Both Apple and Microsoft are making expensive pro-level laptops.Microsoft Microsoft is mounting a direct challenge to Apple’s MacBook Pro laptops. In recent years, Apple’s MacBook Pros have been the high-end notebook of choice for those who need a high-performance laptop.  Now, Microsoft wants its Surface Book to be that device. The company best known for Windows is making direct comparisons to Apple’s aluminum juggernaut.  Here’s how Microsoft’s corporate VP of devices Panos…

MacBook Pro’s space bar mercilessly mocked in song – CNET – CNET

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Does that look like 75 degrees to you? Looks like 74 to me. Jonathan Mann/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Works of art can be temperamental. They need the right light, the right temperature, the right atmospheric conditions. So it is with Apple’s lovely MacBook Pro. Especially, some believe, its keyboard. Some people maintain that it’s…

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is what the next MacBook Pro should be (but almost certainly won’t) – ZDNet

Thursday, October 19, 2017

(Image: CNET) Microsoft’s new Surface Book 2 is a beast. Once again Microsoft is schooling Apple on what a modern laptop should be. Must read: Here’s why your old iPhone feels slow — and what you can do about it Apple has gone from leading the way when it came to high-performance laptops to getting mired in mediocre updates and gimmicks such as the Touch Bar. On the other hand,…