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Thicker or thinner: 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 vs. 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro

Thicker or thinner: 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 vs. 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro The introduction of the 2016 MacBook Pro was met with a fair amount of criticism, not to mention excitement over the introduction of the Apple’s OLED Touch Bar.The new MacBook Pros are thinner than ever, and, in turn, give up legacy ports, opt for a second-gen keyboard, and house smaller batteries.

Apple’s new MacBook Pro has an ultrathin keyboard that’s giving some users fits

Apple’s new MacBook Pro has an ultrathin keyboard that’s giving some users fits When Apple designed the 2016 MacBook Pro, it made the new machines thinner than ever.Apparently, the new keyboard is causing some real problems for users, and not only in terms of what it feels like when typing, as MacRumors reports.

Chrome 58 Canary update adds MacBook Pro Touch Bar support

Chrome 58 Canary update adds MacBook Pro Touch Bar support An upcoming browser update, Chrome 58, looks likely to include support for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar, as a recent Canary release has that functionality included.When Apple debuted the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, many people weren’t convinced it was a worthwhile feature.

Apple extends program to fix damaged displays on 12-inch Retina MacBooks

Apple extends program to fix damaged displays on 12-inch Retina MacBooks The company isn’t alone, of course — computer problems are a constant theme among users and those who support them.Its recent decision to extend a program to fix problems with 12-inch Retina MacBook and MacBook Pro displays is a demonstration of why Apple’s reputation is so strong, MacRumors reports.

Intel Security releases MacBook scanner for CIA Vault 7 rootkits

Intel Security releases MacBook scanner for CIA Vault 7 rootkits We’re just a few days removed from the WikiLeaks publication, Vault 7, that outlined many of the supposed hacking tools at the disposal of the CIA.According to the tranche of documents, the CIA had developed an EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface) rootkit for MacBooks.

The DART-C is the Minimalist Travel Charger You've Always Wanted

The DART-C is the Minimalist Travel Charger You've Always Wanted We have no idea if the DART-C is actually the world’s smallest USB-C laptop charger, but we’re pretty sure it’s the world’s best travel charger.The DART-C is a compact 65W laptop charger with a 6ft cable and in-line 2.

Latest WikiLeaks docs show how the CIA hacked iPhones and MacBooks

Latest WikiLeaks docs show how the CIA hacked iPhones and MacBooks The last round of leaks covered the covert tools used by the CIA to exploit Android, Windows, and other platforms.The “Dark Matter” documents describe how the CIA has sought to crack Apple’s products, including the MacBook and iPhone.

Save some cash with a refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Save some cash with a refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar One thing that didn’t change is the premium nature of the MacBook Pro line, including in terms of pricing.If the $2,399 starting price of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is a little salty for you, then you may have another option that could make things a little more affordable.

Dell’s XPS 15 vs Apple’s MacBook Pro 15, which premium laptop is the best on the market?

Dell’s XPS 15 vs Apple’s MacBook Pro 15, which premium laptop is the best on the market? More: The best laptop you can buy The Dell XPS 15 and MacBook Pro 15 are natural rivals.The XPS 15 and MacBook Pro 15 are the perfect size for mobile workstations.

Night Shift is now available on your Mac so you can finally get some damn sleep

Night Shift is now available on your Mac so you can finally get some damn sleep Thankfully, Night Shift is here to save the day (er, night).This in turn makes it harder to fall asleep at night once that laptop is eventually put away.

Don’t forget, pick up those Apple dongles today or lose out on some savings

Don’t forget, pick up those Apple dongles today or lose out on some savings One of the least welcome aspects of Apple’s latest MacBook Pro machines was the decision to move completely away from legacy ports.More: Apple slashes the price of USB-C dongles over MacBook Pro port outcry That might not be a huge deal to you if you only need a single dongle.

Apple may breathe new life into its much-missed MagSafe connector

Apple may breathe new life into its much-missed MagSafe connector ” These were the words of one Steve Jobs more than 10 years ago when he unveiled Apple’s MagSafe connector for the tech giant’s laptops.Multiple MacBook models incorporated MagSafe, with the cord flipping out whenever it was inadvertently snagged by something.

On the road again? Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the ultimate traveler's laptop

On the road again? Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the ultimate traveler's laptop Apple’s MacBook Pro started that trend, but Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon was among the first Windows alternatives to follow it.More: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Our first take You might expect a high-end Lenovo ThinkPad to be expensive…and you’d be right.

The Best USB-C Wall Charger

The Best USB-C Wall Charger We previously wrote about Anker’s PowerPort 5 USB-C, which, while a dream for MacBook owners, actually charged laptops pretty slowly.Now we’re at full power.

The best cases, covers, and sleeves for your Macbook

The best cases, covers, and sleeves for your Macbook The transparent cover also allows stickers and customization to shine through, and the minimalist design ensures your MacBook can always breathe through the built-in hinge.Thule Vectros Bumper Case ($60) Clumsy Macbook owners will thank themselves for purchasing the Thule Vectros Bumper case.

Apple Pledges to Quit Using Mined Metals in Its Devices

Apple Pledges to Quit Using Mined Metals in Its Devices Now they’re committing to stop using mined metals altogether.It’s a big leap to make, going from conflict-free to 100% recycled.

Apple adds 13-inch MacBook Pro to its list of refurbished options

Apple adds 13-inch MacBook Pro to its list of refurbished options The most important new feature introduced with the 2016 MacBook Pro was the new Touch Bar OLED touchscreen.The downside of the new machines is their price, with even the entry-level MacBook Pro 13 with Touch Bar coming in at a significant premium.

Are you an Apple fan? Score $350 off latest-edition MacBook for a limited time

Are you an Apple fan? Score $350 off latest-edition MacBook for a limited time If you’re an Apple fanatic, you always want to have the latest and greatest from the company, but the latest-edition products are often costly.Right now, however, you can score $350 off the latest edition of the 12-Inch Apple MacBook on Best Buy, but for a limited time only.

BaseLift By Twelve South: The Only Thing Worth Attaching To Your MacBook

BaseLift By Twelve South: The Only Thing Worth Attaching To Your MacBook I’m loathe to take advantage of anything that adds thickness to my devices, and haven’t put a case on any of my nine iPhones, so you know I really like this thing.It might seem slight, but a little ergonomics goes a long way when it comes to laptops.