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I Actually Like USB-C Dongles

Today, Apple finally pulled the 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro from its store. This marks the end of the dongle-free MacBook Pro, and now only the super-outdated MacBook Air, which you shouldn’t buy anyways, still has ports besides USB-C. Headphone jacks aside, Apple just moved one step closer to being a USB-C only laptop…Read more… Continue […]

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How Apple’s New Software Turned My Life Upside Down

Software updates are exciting. I keep telling my friends this, and when they get behind on their updates, I’m all, “Hey, you’re missing out on good stuff!” This is part of the reason why I’m sometimes the guy who downloads beta versions of software. The bugs are annoying, but hey, the features are better. This…Read […]

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How to Join the Class Action Lawsuit Over Apple’s Crappy MacBook Keyboards

If you bought a new MacBook or MacBook Pro in the past few years, you may have a case against Apple. A new class-action lawsuit claims the company knowingly sold laptops with defective keyboards. Here’s what you need to know about the new lawsuit and how to get involved.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I Knew Buying a Newly Redesigned MacBook Pro Was Stupid And I Did It Anyway

Do not be me. I was desperate for a new Apple laptop to replace my dying 2012 one and as soon as the 2016 Macbook Pro with Touch Bar was available to buy I ordered it. This was a major redesign for Apple, and experience with other products told me that buying the first generation […]

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Fix Your Touch Bar With This App

The MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar just isn’t that useful. Sure, its functionality changes based on the app you’re in, but if you—like me—were expecting a second screen that you’d be able to customize, you’re not the only one who’s disappointed. You can, however, download the third party app 2Touch to create some bespoke…Read more… Continue […]

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If You Hate the MacBook’s New Keyboard, Try The Haptic Touchbar App

The MacBook Pro’s Touchbar is a polarizing addition to the notebook. Many praised its versatility, while others bemoaned the removal of the traditional shortcut keys we’ve grown to know and love on Apple’s keyboards. Since there’s no tactile indication of whether or not you’ve hit a key on the Touchbar, it’s a bit…Read more… Continue […]

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If You Hate the MacBook’s New Keyboard, Try The Haptic Touchbar App

The MacBook Pro’s Touchbar is a polarizing addition to the notebook. Many praised its versatility, while others bemoaned the removal of the traditional shortcut keys we’ve grown to know and love on Apple’s keyboards. Since there’s no tactile indication of whether or not you’ve hit a key on the Touchbar, it’s a bit…Read more… Continue […]

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Go Fullscreen to Boost Your MacBook’s Bad Battery Life

Apple’s latest MacBook Pro refresh has its fair share of detractors, and for good reason—changes like the omission of traditional USB ports, incompatibility with Apple’s own Lightning-only headphones, and the removal of the magnetic MagSafe connector have rankled longtime users, despite Apple executive Phil Schiller…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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