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How to bring back a physical Escape key on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

No esc key? No problem. Just reassign its functionality to another key.

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Ta-dah! Touch Bar is the highlight of Apple’s newest MacBook Pro

Apple finally—finally!—updated its high-end laptop with new keyboard functionality, processors, and more.

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Penclic Mini Keyboard K2 and NiceTouch T2 review: Input devices not worth your consideration

You can skip these Swedish-made products.

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19% off HooToo Shuttle Type C Hub With Charging, HDMI Output, Card Reader, 3 USB 3.0 Ports - Deal Alert

Charge or power your laptop while connecting multiple peripherals, transferring data, or even extending/mirroring your screen to an external display in 4k. This all-in-one adapter is currently discounted 19% on Amazon.

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Nuance Dragon Professional Individual for Mac 6.0 review: Better performance and accuracy

Speech recognition interface can mix mix dictating and typing in certain apps.

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Zagg Rugged Book review: Rough and tough keyboard case for the 9.7-Inch iPad Pro

This versatile and robust iPad Pro keyboard case has a few shortcomings, but it does the job.

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Razer Mechanical Keyboard Case review: Luxurious keys for iPad Pro

Durable and detachable, this backlit keyboard offers a desktop-class typing experience.

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44% off Cable Matters USB-C to HDMI / VGA / Ethernet / USB Multiport 4K UHD Adapter (Thunderbolt 3 Port Compatible) - Deal Alert

Connect More with Cable Matters USB-C Products One Port Wonder The Cable Matters USB-C HDMI / VGA Multiport Adapter with Ethernet is an essential companion for a computer or tablet with USB-C. Connect to a Gigabit network,...

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Astropad update challenges Wacom with improved performance and natural drawing flair

Mac-iOS duo promises greater speed, stylus control, and app compatibility.

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MX Master review: Logitech’s mouse is smooth, sturdy, and versatile

Five customizable buttons and two scrollwheels make this mouse very handy.

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Microsoft Word Flow review: Software keyboard makes iPhone typing fun again

Alternative keyboard for iPhone has a helpful one-handed mode and support for swipe typing.

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Air Social Keyboard review: A #jackofalltrades for social networking

Saves countless hours typing @ and #, but the actual keyboard itself could use further refinement.

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Optional Windows update aims to protect Microsoft wireless mice against hijacking

Microsoft issued an optional update to protect Windows computers against an attack that could hijack wireless mice to execute malicious commands.

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PenReader review: Disappointing handwriting recognition keyboard for iOS

Unless your first language is something other than English or you want to revisit the days when Newton reigned as king of the marginal handwriting recognition castle, PenReader isn’t particularly accurate, intuitive, or easy to use.

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Cortana for iPhone review: Siri has little to fear from Microsoft’s virtual assistant

Windows 10 users get some benefit from the iPhone version of Microsoft’s virtual personal assistant, but Mac users get limited capabilities.

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iFixit teardowns reveal new iMac and Magic accessories are hard to repair

Get a peek inside Apple's latest devices, which are held together with tons of glue.

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How to Choose a New PC Case

We'll show you how to find, buy, and build in a brand-new PC chassis.

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Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac

Logitech’s latest Mac keyboard deserves kudos for its Mac-centric design and functionality, easy setup, and very good keys. In a well-lit office, the K750’s battery takes advantage of that ambient light to maintain a full charge.

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Mobee Magic Charger review

The Magic Charger is an inductive charger that works with the Mobee Battery Pack. With the Battery Pack in the Magic Mouse, you place the Magic Mouse on the Magic Charger, and the Battery Pack gets recharged.

Mac essentials: keyboard, mouse, drives

You might not give your keyboard, mouse, or hard drive much thought. But using them intelligently is the key to working efficiently on your Mac. Here are thirty things we think every smart Mac user should know how to do with these...

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