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Hold off on that MacBook Pro. Kaby Lake is coming in 2017 video – CNET – CNET

Friday, January 20, 2017

Apple Byte: Hold off on that MacBook Pro. Kaby Lake is coming in 2017 5:09 / January 19, 2017 Intel’s latest processors and a 32GB option for the 15-inch are coming this year. The next iPhone could bring facial recognition, and rumors of an Apple Pencil 2.

The MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has a trackpad that’s bigger than … – CNET

Friday, January 20, 2017

The trend line points toward ever-smaller computers, with premium systems diving below 10mm thick, and screens dipping down to 12.5 inches from the more common 13-inch or larger versions. But sometimes you want a big, bold, laptop with a large screen to match, especially for photo and video editing, design work — or even just spending hours each day staring at endless text in a word processor. Apple no longer…

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (15-inch, space gray, 2016) – CNET

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The trend line points toward ever-smaller computers, with premium systems diving below 10mm thick, and screens dipping down to 12.5 inches from the more common 13-inch or larger versions. But sometimes you want a big, bold, laptop with a large screen to match, especially for photo and video editing, design work — or even just spending hours each day staring at endless text in a word processor. Apple no longer…

7 cool ways to reuse an old laptop – CNET – CNET

Thursday, January 19, 2017

OK, maybe not this old. Photo by Matt Flynn Everything old is new again. That applies not just to bell-bottoms and cassette tapes (seriously, tapes are staging a comeback), but also your old tech. You’ve already learned how to repurpose an old tablet; now let’s focus on that laptop you’ve kept in the back of your closet these many years. Even if it’s a slow, virus-infested mess, you might be…

The lightest 13-inch laptop on the planet is only for serious business … – The Verge

Thursday, January 19, 2017

I’ve done my research, crunched the numbers, and read other internet websites, and as far as I can tell you can’t buy a modern 13.3-inch laptop that weighs less than the new Fujitsu LifeBook U937/P. The laptop weighs 799 grams, which is 1.76 pounds. Lenovo had a 1.72 pound laptop back in 2015, the LaVie Z, but that laptop now starts at 1.87 pounds according to Lenovo’s own website, and…

New MacBook Pro Leaks Suggest Apple Will Address Hardware Complaints – Forbes

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Details on some of the specifications on the 2017 MacBook range have started to appear, and as expected Apple is moving to Intel’s latest technology. Expect to hear much more of the benefits of the seventh-generation ‘Kaby Lake’ Core processors during the year as Apple updates its MacBook family, and addresses some of the major concerns that were found in the 2016 models. Apple CEO Tim Cook (R) previews a MacBook…

Report claims Apple will thoroughly upgrade its MacBook line this year – Mashable

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

There was no shortage of complaints about Apple’s refreshed, 2016 MacBook Pro line, be it shoddy battery life or absence of any ports besides USB-C. But one complaint stood above others as it indicated that Apple may be neglecting a crucial target market: With aging processors and a maximum of 16GB of RAM, the new MacBook Pro does not appear to be a machine for professionals.  That might change in…

Report claims Apple will thoroughly upgrade its MacBook line this year – Mashable

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

There was no shortage of complaints about Apple’s refreshed, 2016 MacBook Pro line, be it shoddy battery life or absence of any ports besides USB-C. But one complaint stood above others as it indicated that Apple may be neglecting a crucial target market: With aging processors and a maximum of 16GB of RAM, the new MacBook Pro does not appear to be a machine for professionals.  That might change in…

iMac 2017 Variant Packed With AMD Polaris 10 Could Oust MacBook Pro; New Mac Desktop Possibly VR Ready [VIDEO] – Mobile & Apps

Monday, January 16, 2017

<!– $(“#expandimg”).click(function() { $(“.at-photo”).toggleClass(“atp”); }) –> The rumor mill is up and running at full force regarding the 2017 variant of the Apple iMac, churning all sorts of speculations surrounding iMac 2017’s release date, specs, and other details. Let’s delve into some of the rampant rumors that are doing rounds online. iMac 2017 Release Date, Specifications & Price Citing the recent unveiling of the long-awaited Kaby Lake Processors…

Ben Heck’s Xbox One S laptop – Engadget

Monday, January 16, 2017

Since the teardown of the Xbox One S, Ben has been designing a laptop using the console’s innards. Building a hardware enclosure can be tricky, as Ben has to make sure the specifications are exact. He gets precise measurements with the help of a document scanner, later bringing in a laser cutter and CNC router. Naturally, though, it’s not just the aesthetics that are important: Ben also has to reduce…

iMac 2017 Variant Packed With AMD Polaris 10 Could Oust MacBook Pro; New Mac Desktop Possibly VR Ready [VIDEO] – Mobile & Apps

Monday, January 16, 2017

<!– $(“#expandimg”).click(function() { $(“.at-photo”).toggleClass(“atp”); }) –> The rumor mill is up and running at full force regarding the 2017 variant of the Apple iMac, churning all sorts of speculations surrounding iMac 2017’s release date, specs, and other details. Let’s delve into some of the rampant rumors that are doing rounds online. iMac 2017 Release Date, Specifications & Price Citing the recent unveiling of the long-awaited Kaby Lake Processors…

Ben Heck’s Xbox One S laptop – Engadget

Monday, January 16, 2017

Since the teardown of the Xbox One S, Ben has been designing a laptop using the console’s innards. Building a hardware enclosure can be tricky, as Ben has to make sure the specifications are exact. He gets precise measurements with the help of a document scanner, later bringing in a laser cutter and CNC router. Naturally, though, it’s not just the aesthetics that are important: Ben also has to reduce…

Ben Heck’s Xbox One S laptop – Engadget – Engadget

Monday, January 16, 2017

Since the teardown of the Xbox One S, Ben has been designing a laptop using the console’s innards. Building a hardware enclosure can be tricky, as Ben has to make sure the specifications are exact. He gets precise measurements with the help of a document scanner, later bringing in a laser cutter and CNC router. Naturally, though, it’s not just the aesthetics that are important: Ben also has to reduce…

Ben Heck’s Xbox One S laptop – Engadget

Monday, January 16, 2017

Since the teardown of the Xbox One S, Ben has been designing a laptop using the console’s innards. Building a hardware enclosure can be tricky, as Ben has to make sure the specifications are exact. He gets precise measurements with the help of a document scanner, later bringing in a laser cutter and CNC router. Naturally, though, it’s not just the aesthetics that are important: Ben also has to reduce…

Ben Heck’s Xbox One S laptop – Engadget – Engadget

Monday, January 16, 2017

Since the teardown of the Xbox One S, Ben has been designing a laptop using the console’s innards. Building a hardware enclosure can be tricky, as Ben has to make sure the specifications are exact. He gets precise measurements with the help of a document scanner, later bringing in a laser cutter and CNC router. Naturally, though, it’s not just the aesthetics that are important: Ben also has to reduce…

Ben Heck’s Xbox One S laptop – Engadget

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Since the teardown of the Xbox One S, Ben has been designing a laptop using the console’s innards. Building a hardware enclosure can be tricky, as Ben has to make sure the specifications are exact. He gets precise measurements with the help of a document scanner, later bringing in a laser cutter and CNC router. Naturally, though, it’s not just the aesthetics that are important: Ben also has to reduce…

Apple MacBook Pro 2016 gets thumbs up from Consumer Reports after battery fix – The Indian Express

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Apple had recently revealed that a software bug in its Safari browser caused the poor battery-life results Consumer Reports now recommends Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pros after having previously refused to do so over concerns about inconsistent battery test results. Following an update released by Apple on January 9, patching the battery issue; Consumer Reports retested the notebook and gave it a thumbs up this time round. “With the updated software,…

MacBook Pro’s Consumer Reports Review Finally Says ‘Recommended’ – Forbes

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Consumer Reports is finally able to recommend the latest MacBook Pro machines from Apple. Having tracked down the issue that was creating unpredictable battery swings, further testing with a new version of the software shows a consistent battery life that exceeds Apple’s stated ‘up to than ten hours’ endurance. That lifts the review scores into Consumer Reports’ ‘recommended’ range. Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller speaks during a…

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Leak, Apple Denies New iPhone 7 Design, Surface Book Fights MacBook Pro – Forbes

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a new material for the iPhone 8 and its wireless advantage, the new iPads for 2017, the MacBook Pro versus the Surface Book, the conclusion to the Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery issue, hacking the iPhone on its tenth anniversary, Apple’s falling sales and revenue, and a classic stand for the Apple Watch. Apple…

MacBook Pro’s Consumer Reports Review Finally Says ‘Recommended’ – Forbes

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Consumer Reports is finally able to recommend the latest MacBook Pro machines from Apple. Having tracked down the issue that was creating unpredictable battery swings, further testing with a new version of the software shows a consistent battery life that exceeds Apple’s stated ‘up to than ten hours’ endurance. That lifts the review scores into Consumer Reports’ ‘recommended’ range. Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller speaks during a…