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October 31, 2016
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How to restore the classic Mac startup chime to Apple’s new 2016 MacBook Pros

Apple’s newly released MacBook Pros do away with the classic F-sharp major boot-up chime that has been a part of the Mac since 1999. Thankfully, for those who want to keep it, there’s an easy way to bring it back. … Continue reading

October 31, 2016
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‘Designed for athletes’: Unboxing the Apple Watch Nike+

For 2016, Apple joined forces with Nike to build a special version of its next-generation Apple Watch Series 2 with custom bands and a built-in app called Nike+ Run Club, software designed to motivate, guide and create personalized workout plans … Continue reading

October 31, 2016
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New MacBook Pros lack iconic Mac startup chime, but they do automatically boot when you open the lid

It has been discovered that along with physical function keys, glowing Apple logo and ‘old style’ USB ports, the new MacBook Pros lack the iconic Mac chime when booting up. This is the distinctive noise heard at startup when the … Continue reading

October 30, 2016
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Comments Off on Two of four Thunderbolt 3 ports in new 13″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar have reduced speeds

Two of four Thunderbolt 3 ports in new 13″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar have reduced speeds

A support document published by Apple on Friday reveals only two of the four Thunderbolt 3 ports in the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar support full-speed data transfer, potentially limiting the notebook’s flexibility for power users. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

October 30, 2016
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Sharp CEO supposedly confirms Apple to use OLED in next-generation iPhone

Newly appointed CEO of Japanese display maker Sharp, Tai Jeng-wu, this weekend seemingly confirmed widespread rumors claiming Apple plans to incorporate OLED panels in a next-generation iPhone. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 30, 2016
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Comments Off on This week on AI: Apple’s touch-enabled MacBook Pro, tough Q4 results, ‘Apple Car’ AR tech & more

This week on AI: Apple’s touch-enabled MacBook Pro, tough Q4 results, ‘Apple Car’ AR tech & more

The news cycle was largely controlled by Apple’s MacBook Pro press event, but the company also posted its first revenue decline in 15 years, and may have let slip new information on the "Apple Car" and 2017 iPhones. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

October 29, 2016
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Teardown Reveals New MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar Has Removable SSD

The new entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar has only been available for a day and just made its way into Apple retail stores, but OWC has already managed to take apart one of the machines to get … Continue reading

October 29, 2016
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Thunderbolt 3 Ports on Right Side of 13-Inch MacBook Pro Have Reduced PCI Express Bandwidth

Apple has published a detailed support document highlighting the capabilities of the Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports on the new MacBook Pro, unveiling some previously unknown details and outlining the different adapters that are needed to connect various accessories. According to … Continue reading

October 28, 2016
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Apple suggests that it has permanently exited the stand-alone monitor business

The now-discontinued Thunderbolt display appears to be Apple’s last external monitor, as remarks made to the press suggest that the company is exiting that market segment. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 28, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple hikes UK prices on some older Mac models by 20% in response to declining British pound

Apple hikes UK prices on some older Mac models by 20% in response to declining British pound

Apple raised the U.K. prices of some older Mac models overnight on Thursday, compensating for the slide in the pound’s value since June’s "Brexit" vote. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 27, 2016
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Comments Off on Opinion: Why the new 13-inch MacBook Pro means you should reconsider the 12-inch MacBook

Opinion: Why the new 13-inch MacBook Pro means you should reconsider the 12-inch MacBook

As most of you all know, I’ve been a big proponent of the 12″ MacBook. I purchased the m5-equipped 512 GB version back in the spring, and I’ve been mostly a fan since acquiring it. But with the arrival of the … Continue reading

October 27, 2016
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Apple’s Online Store Down Ahead of Today’s ‘Hello Again’ Mac Event

Apple’s online storefront has been taken offline this morning, just over six hours prior to the company’s “Hello Again” media event at its Cupertino, California headquarters, where Tim Cook and other senior executives are expected to announce an all-new MacBook … Continue reading

October 27, 2016
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Latest Strategy Analytics data shows Chinese Android manufacturers eating at Apple’s marketshare

Apple just reported its latest earnings yesterday evening, and now Strategy Analytics is out with its latest report concerning the smartphone industry. The latest data shows the entire smartphone industry saw shipments rise 6 percent year over year to hit … Continue reading

October 26, 2016
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Apple’s wireless AirPods hit delays, won’t meet October launch window

Apple on Wednesday revealed that its highly anticipated, entirely wireless AirPods earbuds will not ship within their originally advertised timeframe, finding their way into the hands of consumers later this fall. AppleInsider – Frontpage News