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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,…

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…

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

There’s now a song about the sticky MacBook keyboard to get stuck in your head [Video] – 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’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,…

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

Wednesday, October 18, 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,…

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

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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, Microsoft is…

New iMac Pro release date – news, rumours, price, features and specs – Macworld UK

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Having promised that a professional-grade iMac was on the way back at a briefing in April, Apple has given us a first look at the new iMac Pro, a Space Grey beast of a machine, and promised that it will arrive in December this year. In this article we gather all the information available about this powerful new machine, from its clever cooling design and impressive tech specs to its…

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

Wednesday, October 18, 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…

Anthony Weiner laptop had 2800 gov’t documents from Huma Abedin: Report – Fox News

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thousands of Abedin files found on Weiner laptop The FBI has found thousands of Huma Abedin files on ex-husband Anthony Weiner’s confiscated laptop. How could these files impact the Clinton email probe? #Tucker The FBI reportedly found 2,800 government documents on disgraced former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner’s personal laptop computer that were related to his estranged wife’s work as Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff during her tenure as…

The best Windows laptop just got even better – BGR

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

For the last year, Razer’s Blade Stealth has been the laptop of choice for any MacBook Pro refugees looking for more ports. Razer isn’t big on waiting for updates, and today, the Blade Stealth is getting its third upgrade of 2017. The laptop now comes with Intel’s newest processor, the 8th-generation quad-core Intel Core i7 8550U. That might sound like a tiny spec bump that’s not worth writing about, but…

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

Wednesday, October 18, 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…

Selling your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? Apple recommends this step – 9to5Mac

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

If you’re selling (or generously handing down) your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple recommends an extra step when erasing your data before parting ways with your machine. This step requires an obscure Terminal command that you wouldn’t assume and isn’t required on Macs without the Touch Bar. Sony A6500 It’s not exactly clear what Touch Bar data is stored and being erased (the Touch ID fingerprint reader is part…

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

Wednesday, October 18, 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…

Selling your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? Apple recommends this … – 9to5Mac

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

If you’re selling (or generously handing down) your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple recommends an extra step when erasing your data before parting ways with your machine. This step requires an obscure Terminal command that you wouldn’t assume and isn’t required on Macs without the Touch Bar. Sony A6500 It’s not exactly clear what Touch Bar data is stored and being erased (the Touch ID fingerprint reader is part…

The new MacBook keyboard is ruining my life – The Outline

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

I was in the Grand Central Station Apple Store for a third time in a year, watching a progress bar slowly creep across my computer’s black screen as my Genius multi-tasked helping another customer with her iPad. My computer was getting its third diagnostic test in 45 minutes. The problem was not that its logic board was failing, that its battery was dying, or that its camera didn’t respond. There…

Razer’s Blade Stealth laptop now packs a quad-core processor – Engadget

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The quad configuration is available now in North America (France, Germany and the UK get it later in the year) for $1,699 and ships with the usual 16GB of RAM, a 3,200 x 1,800 screen as well as a 512GB SSD. Razer clearly sees the more powerful chip as an upsell at this stage rather than an across-the-board upgrade for every model, and that price is perilously close to the…

The iMac Pro will be the most powerful computer Apple’s ever made – BGR

Wednesday, October 18, 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 phone will be…

How to make your MacBook Pro battery last longer: 6 tips … – TechRepublic

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Recently I purchased a 2017 MacBook Pro. The reasons were actually few, but necessary. As one who depended upon a Chromebook Pixel 2 as my mobile daily driver, I was accustomed to around 12 solid hours of battery life. That had become my norm. So when I dropped the cash for the MacBook, reading I’d get around ten hours of battery life, I thought it would be comparable. Little did…

Black Friday 2017: Best cheap laptop, Macbook and Chromebook deals – The Independent

Monday, October 16, 2017

Laptops are a versatile gift. Whether it’s for work or play, they’re suitable for all ages. And with Christmas looming, finding a Black Friday deal on the laptop can leave more money for stocking fillers – or a little extra in your back pocket. Luckily, there are likely to be a significant amount of them. Chromebooks could drop as low as £100, bargain basement laptops could hit £150, while known…