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A dock is the one accessory every MacBook Pro user should have — these are the 6 best options right now – Business Insider

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.        Amazon Apple’s latest take on the MacBook Pro is impressive, but not without its drawbacks.  It’s faster and slimmer than previous generations, but only has one type of port: Thunderbolt 3.  If you’ve already invested in traditional USB accessories, or…

The iPhone X’s processor is more powerful than the newest MacBook Pro – BGR

Friday, September 15, 2017

One of the many things that leaked before the iPhone X event this week was the A11 Bionic’s impressive performance. We already knew we were looking at a six-core 10nm chip going into Apple’s press conference, because the first Geekbench scores were already spotted. Those numbers were far beyond our wildest dreams, showing performance gains unseen in any other smartphone. Those scores appear to be the real deal, which means…

The iPhone X’s processor is more powerful than the newest MacBook Pro – BGR

Thursday, September 14, 2017

One of the many things that leaked before the iPhone X event this week was the A11 Bionic’s impressive performance. We already knew we were looking at a six-core 10nm chip going into Apple’s press conference, because the first Geekbench scores were already spotted. Those numbers were far beyond our wildest dreams, showing performance gains unseen in any other smartphone. Those scores appear to be the real deal, which means…

Upcoming ‘Modbook Pro X’ Converts 15-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro Into Tablet With Pen Support – Mac Rumors

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Modbook, known for offering heavily modified pen-based Mac tablets, today introduced the Modbook Pro X, which converts Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar into a tablet. The Modbook Pro X, which continues to run macOS High Sierra, takes the internal components of a standard MacBook Pro and melds them into a tablet-style aluminum airframe with a built-in flip-out presentation stand and an optional Keyboard Stand that converts it to…

Deals: 2017 top-tier 15" MacBook Pro for $2799 ($200 off); $100 off iMac 4Ks; eero 2-pack for $179 ($120 off); 15 … – AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Shoppers this week can save $200 on Apple’s current 15″ MacBook Pros, including the 3.1GHz, 512GB, Radeon 560 model (now $2,799). Or save $100 on an iMac 4K with prices starting at $1,199. The eero 2-pack is also $120 off today only, while new iPhone 8 and iPhone X cases are 15% off with coupon. Today only, save $120 on the eero 2-pack Home Wi-Fi System at B&H. Now $179.95…

The iPhone X’s processor is more powerful than the newest MacBook Pro – BGR

Thursday, September 14, 2017

One of the many things that leaked before the iPhone X event this week was the A11 Bionic’s impressive performance. We already knew we were looking at a six-core 10nm chip going into Apple’s press conference, because the first Geekbench scores were already spotted. Those numbers were far beyond our wildest dreams, showing performance gains unseen in any other smartphone. Those scores appear to be the real deal, which means…

This case for Apple’s new MacBook laptops will give you all the ports Apple took away – Business Insider

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dockcase This morning, I forgot to bring the USB-C adapter I use to connect my 2016 MacBook Pro to my monitor at work, and now I’m working off my laptop’s display instead of using my dual-display setup. I’m all for the transition to USB-C, as it lets me plug several accessories like monitors, hard drives, peripherals, and even my laptop’s power cable into a single USB-C dock, which uses up…

This case for Apple’s new MacBook laptops will give you all the ports Apple took away – Business Insider

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dockcase This morning, I forgot to bring the USB-C adapter I use to connect my 2016 MacBook Pro to my monitor at work, and now I’m working off my laptop’s display instead of using my dual-display setup. I’m all for the transition to USB-C, as it lets me plug several accessories like monitors, hard drives, peripherals, and even my laptop’s power cable into a single USB-C dock, which uses up…

Xiaomi shamelessly ripped off the MacBook Pro with its new laptop – BGR

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Xiaomi has made a business model by, ahem, “taking influence” from Apple’s design choices. Its smartphones have long looked suspiciously similar to the iPhone, and now that it’s got that market locked down, Xiaomi has Apple’s laptop business in its sights. The Chinese company already debuted the Mi Notebook Air, and yes, it looks nearly identical to Apple’s long-ignored MacBook Air. Today, Xiaomi has revealed the Mi Notebook Pro, a…

Xiaomi takes on the MacBook Pro by adding back some ports – Engadget

Monday, September 11, 2017

As with many non-Apple laptops, the Mi Notebook Pro comes with a greater range of ports: two full-size USB 3.0 ports, a full-size HDMI port, an SD card reader and two USB-C ports — with the one closest to the hinge doubling as the power socket as well. In other words, you’re less likely to require a USB dock for your everyday needs on the Mi Notebook Pro, so long…

This case for Apple’s new MacBook laptops will give you all the ports Apple took away – Business Insider

Monday, September 11, 2017

Dockcase This morning, I forgot to bring the USB-C adapter I use to connect my 2016 MacBook Pro to my monitor at work, and now I’m working off my laptop’s display instead of using my dual-display setup. I’m all for the transition to USB-C, as it lets me plug several accessories like monitors, hard drives, peripherals, and even my laptop’s power cable into a single USB-C dock, which uses up…

Xiaomi’s latest laptop targets Apple’s MacBook Pro – The Verge

Monday, September 11, 2017

Xiaomi entered the laptop market last year with its Mi Notebook Air that was designed to target Apple’s MacBook in both name and design. This year the Chinese company is shifting its focus to Apple’s MacBook Pro, with the launch of its own Mi Notebook Pro. The Mi Notebook Pro includes a 15.6-inch display (1920 x 1080) with narrow bezels, Intel’s latest quad-core i7 processor, up to 16GB of RAM,…

RIP wireless laptop docks as Intel bins WiGig parts • The Register – The Register

Monday, September 11, 2017

Intel has issued “Product Change Notifications” for several WiGig products it used to make wireless laptop docks. Chipzilla’s interest in WiGig laptop docks was a classic Intel attempt to cook up a product that needs its silicon on the client and in peripherals, in the hope that PC-building partners would popularise the result. Shopping for PCs? Ding, dong, the Dock is dead in 2017’s new models READ MORE In this…

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga | Ars … – Ars Technica

Sunday, September 10, 2017

reader comments 154 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga | Ars … – Ars Technica

Sunday, September 10, 2017

reader comments 139 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga – Ars Technica

Sunday, September 10, 2017

reader comments 126 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga – Ars Technica

Saturday, September 09, 2017

reader comments 107 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga – Ars Technica

Saturday, September 09, 2017

reader comments 61 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

Deals Roundup: Save on Newest MacBook Pros, Speck and Insignia Cases, Mac Games, and More – Mac Rumors

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Today we’ve rounded up some of the past week’s best deals that have come to Apple products, accessories, and apps, all of which are still alive at the time of writing. If you’re looking for discounts on newer models of the MacBook Pro, B&H Photo has discounted special configurations of both the late 2016 models by up to $700, and the mid 2017 models by up to $200. These include…

MacBook Pro and iMac 2017 deals – Get £350 off Apple’s latest Macs in major price cut – Express.co.uk

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Apple recently released an updated range of its popular MacBook and iMac PCs. These upgraded machines were unveiled at WWDC in June and feature updated processors and much more power. Apple’s latest MacBook Pro also includes a new Touch Bar which replaces the usual function keys found at the top of the keyboard. This clever touchscreen strip is actually an independent Retina display and is therefore capable of changing its…