Once you get past the gee-whiz factor of your new MacBook Pro’s contextually-aware Touch Bar, you might start to wonder if it can do anything useful. Fortunately, it’s capable of more than meets the eye. You can customize it using some built-in tools, or get serious about tweaking with BetterTouchTool. Customize the Touch Bar with […]
WWDC 2017 has come and gone, leaving a slew of amazing announcements in its wake. This year, Apple pulled out all the stops, announcing dozens of upgrades in a keynote address that ran for over two action-packed hours. And throughout it all, the much-neglected Mac finally got some close attention. Here’s a breakdown of the […]
A little while ago, Apple released MacBook Pros with the Touch Bar, a new method of interacting with the computer. The Touch Bar lives above your keyboard, replacing the function keys with contextually-aware software buttons that can trigger specific actions. There’s been some hemming and hawing about whether this constitutes a good features, but unless […]
For many high-end users, Apple’s most recently laptop release has been a source of frustration. The new MacBook Pros, released back in October 2016, have been widely seen as disappointing. Mediocre hardware updates, along with limited battery life, fewer ports, and a hard cap on available RAM all contributed to the general impression that this MacBook Pro […]
With the release of the new MacBook Pro, Apple has finally made the switch to full USB-C. Macbook Pros will feature only USB-C ports that run the Thunderbolt 3 protocol, meaning they’re fast as heck and you can finally plug in a cable any which way you like. The downside? You’re gonna need some USB-C adapters […]
Apple’s much-ballyhooed “Hello Again” event last Thursday was promising. With the release of new Touch Bar-enabled MacBooks, Apple fans finally have something to be excited about. And yet, if there was an emoji that best described the general reaction to Apple’s new releases, it would be the dude rubbing his chin skeptically. What gives?
If you’ve been following Apple’s releases lately, you’ll undoubtedly notice that emergence of the “Pro” moniker. From the iPad Pro to the MacBook Pro, it appears that Apple is designing its products for professionals — at least that’s what the name implies. But there’s something else to consider, especially in light of the 9.7-inch iPad […]
Trying to decide which MacBook is right for you? If you’re in the market for a new Apple laptop, picking between the brand’s great offerings is an enviable position, but, without a doubt, it can be tough to make a final decision.
During the WWDC in the summer of 2012, Apple unveiled its newest versions of its MacBook lineup. The 13-inch version was a combination of power and portability, and the 15-inch model packed just as much of a punch as the 13-inch notebook, but the extra screen space gave you just a bit more real estate […]
If you have a relatively old MacBook, the chances are that you’ve been typing away at the keys, smudging the screen and gliding over the trackpad with some pretty disgusting things on the tips of your fingers. But how do you clean your dirty MacBook? (I’ll admit that there are probably those among us who keep […]