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How to customize the MacBook Pro Touch Bar, add shortcuts, hide Control Strip, remove Siri button, more

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The 2016 MacBook Pro adds a new way of using macOS with the addition of the Touch Bar, featuring dynamic touch controls, sliders and buttons, close to your fingers next to the row of static keys. Depending on the app, the Touch Bar changes context and shows relevant buttons for what you are doing. You can also take this one step further and change what the Touch ... Read More »

Apple TV accessory makers can now use App Launch, Wi-Fi configuration, VoiceOver and other iOS features on tvOS

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tvOS 10 updates have included new user features like smarter Siri, HomeKit support, dark mode, and the new TV app with Single Sign-on so far. With tvOS 10.0.1, first released back in October as a minor bug fix and security improvement, Apple quietly included support for a handful of new features to improve accessories. The features, which include App Launch, new accessibility features and more, aren’t ... Read More »

New MacBook Pro 2016 review

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Price RRP: Base prices £1,449 (13-inch without Touch Bar), £1,749 (256GB 13-inch model with Touch Bar), £1,949 (512GB 13-inch model with Touch Bar), £2,349 (2.6GHz, 256GB 15-inch with Touch Bar), £2,699 (2.7GHz, 12GB 15-inch with Touch Bar) Pros Glorious vast trackpad with Force Touch Unlock with Touch ID Tremendous possibilities of Touch Bar Cons Cramped and slightly rattly keyboard with ... Read More »

You Can Now Play Piano On The MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar

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Since the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar was released, we’ve seen a handful of fun apps that take advantage of the new hardware feature. Now we have the most logical toy app for the Touch Bar: A piano. Image: Christina Warren/Gizmodo Frankly, I’m a little disappointed it took this long to create. Graham Parks of Utsire Software created a new ... Read More »

Final Cut Pro X trial page download link alludes to impending 10.3 update ahead of Mac event

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It’s been months since Apple’s pro video app Final Cut Pro X received an update, but if the trial version is anything to go by, then an update may be right around the corner. Richard Taylor, an Apple Certified Trainer for Final Cut Pro, attempted to download the Final Cut Pro X 30-day trial and was met with an unsuccessful download. ... Read More »

Macs may get a slew of updates, and all the other Apple rumors

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Apple just sent out invites for an event next week where the company is expected to announce an updated MacBook Pro and possibly refreshes to the rest of the Mac lineup. Here are all the rumors we’ve been hearing. MacBook Pro First up is the MacBook Pro. Apple’s 13- and 15-inch laptops haven’t been updated since March 2015. They’re long ... Read More »

Apple is developing a wildly different MacBook with E ink keys, report says

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Most recent Apple speculation is focused on the possibly of a new MacBook Pro coming next week. But a new, completely separate rumor is looking even further into the future Apple may be prepping a MacBook for 2018 that will offer an “E Ink” keyboard allowing users to quickly change what the keys display, according to a report from the ... Read More »

Latest IDC and Gartner data shows Mac sales continue to slow ahead of expected refresh

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It’s no secret that most of Apple’s Mac lineup is long overdue for refreshes and new data out today from Gartner and IDC shows how the prolonged period of no updates is affecting Apple in the overall market. Data from both firms shows that Apple is sliding year-over-year in terms of shipments for the third quarter of 2016… First off, IDC data ... Read More »

Your iPhone or Mac could be hacked with one iMessage

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If you’re the kind of person that is consistently running behind on the latest software, it may be time to switch up your method. That’s if a report from Forbes is to be believed, which indicates security vulnerabilities can allow hackers to access your device by sending you a single iMessage. The bug is found in almost every version of ... Read More »

Xiaomi release a MacBook Air clone called… the Mi Notebook Air

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They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and apparently that adage even translates to the tech world. Chinese company Xiaomi has never been shy about its ‘homages’, either, regularly acknowledging Apple as the benchmark and comparing its products to those of the Cupertino company. Like Apple, the company puts emphasis on design and already has a line of ... Read More »

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