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You can now save as much as $330 on Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro – BGR

Friday, March 10, 2017

If you’ve been on the fence about whether or not to purchase Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro, now may be the time to finally pull the trigger. Earlier this week, Apple added a few models of its 2016 MacBook Pro without the TouchBar to its online store for refurbished Macs. The savings are substantial, and if you aren’t particularly enamored by the TouchBar, you’ll definitely want to see the deals Apple has…

Apple is selling refurbished units of the new MacBook Pro without Touch Bar – TNW

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Apple might have only unveiled its latest MacBook Pro lineup last October, but for some reason it has already added one of the new models to its store for refurbished products. As spotted by MacRumors, the 2016 MacBook Pro without Touch Bar has landed on the refurbished store. Apple currently offers the laptop in two different configurations, with discounts ranging between 12 to 16 percent off the original price. “This event…

Apple Adds 2016 MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar to Refurbished Store – Mac Rumors

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Apple recently updated its online store for refurbished products to add the 13-inch 2016 MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar, which was originally released in October of 2016. There are a limited number of models available for purchase with various processor, storage, RAM configurations. Prices are discounted by up to $390, with Apple offering 12 to 16 percent off depending on a machine’s configuration. Only higher-end models with upgraded processors,…

New MacBook Air 2017 latest rumours – release date, UK price, features, specifications: Best Buy sparks rumours as … – Macworld UK

Thursday, March 09, 2017

When will Apple release a new MacBook Air in 2017? What tech specs and new features will the new MacBook Air get? Is the ‘Air’ brand being killed off? Will the new MacBook Air get a Retina display at last? Apple did technically update the MacBook Air in 2016, but it was a minor and frankly disappointing update – merely including what had been an optional RAM upgrade in the standard package…

New Apple macOS Release Dashes Hopes Of Major MacBook Update – Forbes

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Apple traditionally reveals its updated version of macOS at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June. This year’s event takes place June 5-9 in San Jose, and details on the latest version of the desk-bound operating system are starting to come out. Tim Cook and his team have been working on the update to macOS, as witnessed by the increasing number of visits showing up in the log files of…

New MacBook Air News: Price, Release Date, Features & Specs … – Macworld UK

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

When will Apple release a new MacBook Air in 2017? What tech specs and new features will the new MacBook Air get? Is the ‘Air’ brand being killed off? Will the new MacBook Air get a Retina display at last? Apple did technically update the MacBook Air in 2016, but it was a minor and frankly disappointing update – merely including what had been an optional RAM upgrade in the standard package…

A very good gaming laptop for not a lot of money: First Look – CNET

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

First Look: A very good gaming laptop for not a lot of money 1:21 / March 6, 2017 Dell cuts a few corners to get you a very good GPU at a great price in the Inspiron 15 7000.

New MacBook 2017 release date, price, specs rumours UK – News … – Macworld UK

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

When will the new 12-inch MacBook for 2017 be released? What can I expect from the next 12-inch MacBook in terms of tech specs? How much will the 2017 12-inch MacBook cost? Will the 12-inch MacBook replace the MacBook Air range? Apple released the 2016 variant of the 12in MacBook back in April 2016, and almost a year on, we’re looking to the future and what we could expect from this year’s…

Why your next laptop should be a Chromebook – BGR – BGR

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

You’re probably distantly familiar with Chromebooks, the Google-powered laptops that run a souped-up version of the Chrome browser and cost the same amount as artisanal brunch for two in Brooklyn. But if you consider yourself a “power user” of sorts, you’ve probably written off the entire Chromebook line as being unworthy of your time and attention. It’s time for that to change. All the major laptop manufacturers are now selling…

Linux-toting Pinebook still imminent: get MacBook Air looks on a microbudget – TechRadar

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Good news for those hunting for a budget laptop – the incredibly cheap, Linux-powered Pinebook is apparently still on the cards, even though it wasn’t released last month as the makers intended. The reason the Pinebook has stoked a good deal of excitement is because it’s an ARM-based Linux notebook, with the 11.6-inch version priced at just $89 (around £75, AU$120). There’s also a 14-inch version, which isn’t much more…

Save $175 on an entry-level Apple MacBook Pro at Best Buy – CNET – CNET

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Best Buy frequently offers discounts on Apple products, but its “Deal of the Day” for March 6 caught my attention because it’s the first time I’ve seen the latest MacBook Pros on sale. The caveat here is that the $175 discount is for Apple’s entry-level $1,500 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is missing the step-up models’ Touch Bar. It also has a slower processor (2.0GHz dual-core Intel Core i5) and integrated…

Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: The best 15-inch laptop in its class – Pocket-lint.com

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Windows laptops have a bit of an identity problem. Everyone knows about MacBooks, but a lot of people who ask us for advice don’t even know where to start when looking to Windows after seeing the latest MacBook prices. The Dell XPS 15 is that place to start. It has a solid claim to the title of “ultimate Windows 10 laptop”, with a large screen, decent gaming chops and a…

Save $175 on an entry-level Apple MacBook Pro at Best Buy – CNET

Monday, March 06, 2017

Best Buy frequently offers discounts on Apple products, but its “Deal of the Day” for March 6 caught my attention because it’s the first time I’ve seen the latest MacBook Pros on sale. The caveat here is that the $175 discount is for Apple’s entry-level $1,500 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is missing the step-up models’ Touch Bar. It also has a slower processor (2.0GHz dual-core Intel Core i5) and integrated…

Litebook launches $249 Linux laptop | ZDNet – ZDNet

Monday, March 06, 2017

Litebook’s $249 Linux laptop The market for Linux-equipped laptops continues to expand, whether crowd-funded or DIY or just replacing Windows on an existing notebook on your own. Another entrant has emerged that’s more powerful than the Kickstarter-backed Pinebook but less expensive than the KDE Slimbook. A company called Litebook has released a new Linux laptop that is priced to compete with Chromebooks — if not as cheap as the $89…

Apple Store launches ultimate deal – This iPhone and MacBook Pro offer is available NOW – Express.co.uk

Monday, March 06, 2017

The iPhone also recieved a refresh late last year with a water resistant design and new dual lens camera being added to range. One product that hasn’t seen any changes in a while is the iPad which is expected to get a reboot in the coming weeks. An Apple event is thought to be coming soon and could include a number of new iPad devices. Four new tablets are thought…

Tim Cook’s Awkward Challenge To Define The MacBook Pro – Forbes

Monday, March 06, 2017

What does it mean to be a Pro machine in 2017? There was a time in the smartphone market when your handset was regarded as extra-special because it was one of the few handsets to come with a GPS chip. Now that every handset carries the positioning hardware, the power of GPS to sell a high-end machine has disappeared, it is little more than table stakes to start playing in…

Buying Nintendo Switch? Use It To Charge Your MacBook Pro – ValueWalk

Monday, March 06, 2017

Nintendo Switch goes on sale today at $300. If you are buying or plan to buy the Switch, you should know that it could serve as more than just a gaming console. Nintendo Switch has the USB Type-C port for charging, the same port as the new MacBook Pro. Apple’s computers can receive power from a portable battery bank… or a Switch console. Yes, the Switch can charge your MacBook…

Tim Cook’s Awkward Challenge To Define The MacBook Pro – Forbes

Sunday, March 05, 2017

What does it mean to be a Pro machine in 2017? There was a time in the smartphone market when your handset was regarded as extra-special because it was one of the few handsets to come with a GPS chip. Now that every handset carries the positioning hardware, the power of GPS to sell a high-end machine has disappeared, it is little more than table stakes to start playing in…