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Apple resolves the MacBook Pro battery life issues found in Consumer Reports testing

A bug in Safari may be the culprit that affected the new MacBook Pro’s battery life during testing by Consumer Reports, who will revisit their findings.

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Looking for a dock for your Touch Bar MacBook Pro? Henge Docks has three to choose from

The Tethered Docking Station, Horizontal Docking Station, and Vertical Docking Station unite in a battle against the dongles.

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OWC’s DEC expansion module makes the MacBook Pro thicker but a lot more useful

The OWC DEC takes a unique approach to provide its functionality by using a module that sits flush with the bottom of the laptop.

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MacBook Pro is the first Apple laptop to lack a recommendation from Consumer Reports

Issues with battery life prevented the new MacBook Pro from getting the thumbs-up.

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New MacBook Pros plagued by complaints about battery life and graphics glitches

Craig Federighi promises that macOS Sierra 12.2.2 will fix the MacBook Pro's GPU problem.

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Heavyweight battle: Surface Book vs Macbook Pro

Microsoft and Apple have both recently added new devices to their high-end lineups but which machine is better for you? CIO.com senior writer, Sarah White matches these two machines up to see who is the victor.

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MacBook Pro teardown reveals pointless speaker grilles and hard-to-replace Touch Bar

The folks at iFixit got their hands on the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, and here are all the surprises they uncovered during their teardown.

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The Week in Apple News: MacBook Pro headlines, Apple and augmented reality, Apple Campus 2 drone videos, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Nov. 4, 2016.

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MacBook Pro Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an iPhone, display, hard drive, and more

Make room in your laptop bag. When you have only one port type, you need adapters to be able to use your gear.

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Apple design chief Jony Ive rules out touchscreen Macs

The company is exploring a more interactive MacBook with the new Touch Bar, but don't expect a fully touch-enabled Mac.

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Apple flirts with, but doesn't commit to touchscreen

Apple brings touchscreen capabilities to the MacBook Pro without turning it into a two-in-one.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 24th - October 28th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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It just works: You need a dongle to connect an iPhone 7 to a new MacBook Pro

The lack of a headphone jack isn't the iPhone 7's biggest problem. The Lightning port is.

What Apple's new Touch Bar means for Mac users

Apple this week introduced new MacBook Pros with 'Touch Bars' that hint at Apple's future strategy for touch tech in macOS. However, the price of the refreshed laptops might put them out of reach for many enterprises.

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12 Touch Bar controls we can't wait to try on the new MacBook Pro

The MacBook Pro's new contextual Touch Bar puts an ever-changing list of useful commands literally at your fingertips.

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Meet Apple’s complete MacBook lineup

Apple unleashed three new MacBook Pros during Thursday’s October event. Here’s a closer look at each one, when you can get them, and how much they cost.

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Here’s how Photoshop will work with the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Adobe's Touch Bar-optimized version of Photoshop moves all of the menus off your screen and onto your keyboard.

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Apple just killed the 11-inch MacBook Air

Is Apple sacrificing the MacBook Air for the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iPad Pro? It sure feels like it.

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