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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.

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge Week 1: Can a Windows user beme a nvert?

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge Week 1: Can a Windows user beme a nvert? The 30 day challenge: Windows user takes on Mac - Week one.I haven’t touched an Apple computer since the days of the classic Apple Macintosh, with its floppy drives, chunky keyboards and grey interface.

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 1: Can a Windows user beme a Mac nvert?

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 1: Can a Windows user beme a Mac nvert? The 30 day challenge: Windows user takes on Mac - Week one.I’d grown up with the Commodore 64, a chunky laptop running Windows 95, and the Apple Macintoshes.

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 2: Can a Windows user beme a Mac nvert?

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 2: Can a Windows user beme a Mac nvert? Welcome back to the series that asks if a Windows user can be converted to a Mac lover in a mere 30 days.Unfortunately Lightroom doesn’t have capability for the Touch Bar (funnily enough as I write the word ‘Touch Bar’, Pages is trying to autocorrect to ‘toucher’ - nice to know Apple hasn’t gone fully overboard with their autocorrect).

Apple starts selling refurbished 2016 MacBook Pro laptops

Apple starts selling refurbished 2016 MacBook Pro laptops The cheapest new MacBook Pro, the one with just two USB-C ports and no Touch Bar, starts at $1,499.There is now a way to get it cheaper, as Apple started adding that particular variant of the 2016 MacBook Pro, to its online store of refurbished products.

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 3: Can a Windows user beme a Mac nvert?

The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 3: Can a Windows user beme a Mac nvert? This is week three of the series that asks if a Windows user can love a mere Mac in just 30 days.You can read week 1's blog here and week 2's blog here.

The final showdown: The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 4 - did a Windows user beme a Mac nvert?

The final showdown: The 30 day MacBook Pro challenge week 4 - did a Windows user beme a Mac nvert? This is the final week of the series that asks if a Windows user can become a Mac convert in 30 days (click here for week 1, here for week 2 and here for week 3).And it’s time for the big faceoff as I put Windows and Mac head to head.

Apple patents a way to transform your iPhone or iPad into a MacBook

Apple patents a way to transform your iPhone or iPad into a MacBook Forget the iPhone 8 (or "X" or "Edition" or whatever it'll be called) that's coming later this year.A new patent made public on Thursday (via AppleInsider) suggests Apple is exploring the idea of turning your iPhone into a "brain" that powers a MacBook-liked device.

The MacBook Pro's beloved MagSafe could return as ... a dongle

The MacBook Pro's beloved MagSafe could return as ... a dongle The new MacBook Pros dropped a weight class and gained a Touch Bar, but they also killed the beloved MagSafe charger.A newly publicized patent, however, suggests Apple could have a fix in the works.

Apple could bring the Touch Bar to even more keyboards because duh

Apple could bring the Touch Bar to even more keyboards because duh One of Apple's latest innovations could be making its way to even more keyboards.A newly granted trio of patents shows Apple might be working to bring its Touch Bar tech to more devices than just the MacBook Pro line.