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Best Windows laptops for MacBook Pro refugees

Best Windows laptops for MacBook Pro refugees Many of them are feeling neglected, judging by how many have started asking me for suggestions on Windows laptops.Possibly the first Windows laptops to truly echo the elegant design of the MacBook Pro, Dell’s XPS family has long featured solid build quality, excellent displays, and top-of-the-line performance.

Apple's Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro

Apple's Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro For the past 11 years, Apple has offered formal support for installing Windows on a Macintosh running OS X via its Boot Camp Assistant software.Multiple customers who purchased one of Apple’s new MacBook Pros are reporting that the default Boot Camp audio driver can permanently damage the system’s speakers.

This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro

This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro Enter the HyperDrive — an all-in-one Kickstarter project that hopes to replicate all of the ports that are missing on the current MacBook Pro in a single product.The HyperDrive includes support for HDMI output (1080p and [email protected]), Thunderbolt 3 pass-through, USB-C, SD and microSD cards, and 2x USB 3.

Apple's MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some massive battery life problems

Apple's MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some massive battery life problems If you can live with the restrictions Apple puts on the MacBook Pro and don’t mind the price, most reviews have suggested these are solid follow-ups, with the Touch Bar offering some interesting capabilities and long-term potential.Now that laptops are shipping in volume, however, some readers are chiming in about massive battery life problems.

Apple's new MacBook Pro is the first MacBook Consumer Reports won't recommend

Apple's new MacBook Pro is the first MacBook Consumer Reports won't recommend Now, Consumer Reports has refused to recommend the MacBook Pro for the first time ever.According to CR, laptop battery life “varied dramatically from one trial to another.

Apple now investigating Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery life results

Apple now investigating Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery life results What we know is that some Apple buyers have reported abnormally low battery life ever since the new MacBooks launched.First, there’s the fact that Apple’s battery life estimates are typically extremely good.

Hands-on review: STM Dux Hardshell case range

Hands-on review: STM Dux Hardshell case range We took their STM Dux hardshell case for a spin.They have a huge range of Dux cases for iPhone, iPad Mini, iPad, iPad Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Microsoft Surface 3 and the Pro 3.

The Mac's user share just fell to a five-year low

The Mac's user share just fell to a five-year low In the years after it converted to x86 and launched the first Core 2 Duo Macs and Mac Pros, Apple enjoyed increased market share and better Mac business performance.Even after the iPhone and iPad had dwarfed Macintosh sales, it remained a potent additional income stream and Mac market share grew throughout the Great Recession and the decline of the PC market.

Kogan takes on Apple with slim laptop range

Kogan takes on Apple with slim laptop range The Atlas UltraSlim series is Kogan’s thinnest-ever laptop range, with the Atlas UltraSlim and the Atlas UltraSlim Pro both measuring 13.“At the same time, Kogan is setting a new pricing benchmark for a fusion between features and design,” the company says in a statement.

Apple fixes Safari bug that distorted Consumer Reports battery life tests

Apple fixes Safari bug that distorted Consumer Reports battery life tests Last month, Consumer Reports declared it would not recommend the new MacBook Pro, on account of its poor and highly erratic battery life.It turns out Consumer Reports’ battery life tests were being impacted by a Safari bug, as we had hypothesized was the case.

The PC market just fell for the fifth straight year as unit shipments continue to decline

The PC market just fell for the fifth straight year as unit shipments continue to decline Total PC sales in 2011, for comparison, were 365 million units, or 1.“The broad PC market has been static as technology improvements have not been sufficient to drive real market growth.

Analyst: Apple will offer Kaby Lake MacBook Pros with 32GB RAM this year, but battery life could take a hit

Analyst: Apple will offer Kaby Lake MacBook Pros with 32GB RAM this year, but battery life could take a hit Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo with KGI Securities is predicting that Apple will refresh the MacBook Pro this year, with both Kaby Lake processors and a substantial RAM upgrade.At present, all Kaby Lake chips are listed as supporting some combination of DDR4, LPDDR3, and DDR3L, with no mention of LPDDR4.

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar banned from bar exam in multiple states

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar banned from bar exam in multiple states Some law students who plan to take the bar exam this year may not be able to use their favorite laptop." Bar exam proctors have been instructed to look for the 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro Touch Bar laptops and manually disable the Touch Bar's adaptive display so that it shows a standard row of function keys.

New Apple MacBook Pro banned from bar exams in multiple states thanks to Touch Bar

New Apple MacBook Pro banned from bar exams in multiple states thanks to Touch Bar Apple’s new Touch Bar is the updated MacBook Pro’s signature new feature.That programmability is causing problems for the MacBook Pro in certain markets and is limiting its usefulness in various bar exams.

Tim Cook says India is 'a great place to be' as Apple posts its all-time record revenue

Tim Cook says India is 'a great place to be' as Apple posts its all-time record revenue The company posted strong quarterly iPhone sales and revenue Tuesday, reporting substantial growth in regions such as India, the fastest growth smartphone market.6 million iPhones in India last year, according to marketing research firm Counterpoint, which claimed that iPhones now account for 62 percent of all premium smartphones shipped in the country.

Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but an x86 swap is still unlikely

Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but an x86 swap is still unlikely Offloading OS functions to an ARM CPU in low power mode would intertwine x86 and ARM cores together in the same system much more tightly than is currently the case.Instead of reprogramming Apple Pay and Touch ID for macOS, Apple put an ARM core running watchOS in the MacBook Pro.

LG will fix shielding on future 5K monitors to prevent router disruption

LG will fix shielding on future 5K monitors to prevent router disruption Earlier this week, we reported on the LG 5K UltraFine monitor’s problems with content when a router was placed near the display.If the router is too close to the monitor, the display will blank, flicker, or fail to display at all.

Microsoft Office beta testers will soon get MacBook Pro Touch Bar support

Microsoft Office beta testers will soon get MacBook Pro Touch Bar support While it'll take some time before there's a healthy crop of apps with Touch Bar support, Microsoft Office is ready to finally join the club.First teased at the new MacBook Pro's unveil event in October, Touch Bar support is finally rolling out this week for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook — but only for Microsoft's Office Insider beta users, The Verge reports.

Why the new MacBook Pro's battery life is great for some, not so for others

Why the new MacBook Pro's battery life is great for some, not so for others One of the hotly debated topics around Apple's 2016 MacBook Pro lineup of laptops is battery life.This is likely why some pro users are dissatisfied with the new MacBook Pro's battery life.

Using Microsoft Word with the MacBook Pro Touch Bar is pretty cool

Using Microsoft Word with the MacBook Pro Touch Bar is pretty cool I like the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, Apple’s baby step toward a touchscreen Mac that may never happen.The Touch Bar is there to surface what Microsoft assumes are your most often-used features.