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Ship times for new MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar...

Demand for Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is outstripping supply after less than 12 hours of availability, with all 13-inch models now showing expected ship times of four to five weeks.

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Watch: A closer look at Apple's late-2016...

Apple on Thursday unveiled a trio of MacBook Pro models, each featuring a thin-and-light design and powerful technology the company hopes will spark the interest of everyone from road warriors to professionals. From the Touch Bar to Touch ID to the gigantic Force Touch trackpad, AppleInsider presents a rundown of the line's best features.

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New 13" MacBook Pro w/o Touch Bar keeps pace...

Benchmarks of Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup are making their way online just hours after Thursday's unveiling, with initial tests putting the entry-level 13-inch model without Touch Bar at performance levels equivalent to last year's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.

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New MacBook Pros with Touch Bar slip in shipping...

Apple’s new lineup of MacBook Pros has already started slipping in shipping times. The new models started out shipping in 2 to 3 weeks, but have now slipped into the 3 to 4 week range a few hours after going on sale.


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Apple's New MacBook Pro Requires a $25 Dongle...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Network World: As Phil Schiller explained during today's event, Apple's new MacBook Pros feature four Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports, and conveniently, each of these can be used to charge the machine. Now, USB-C is incredibly versatile, and Apple will use the advanced port for power charging, HDMI and much more. However, with USB-C the only game in town, you might reasonably be wondering: How in the world do I connect my iPhone to my sleek new MacBook Pro? The frustrating answer is that you won't be able to do so out of the box. Instead, you'll have to buy a dongle. This is especially frustrating because many people use their notebooks for a) charging purposes when an outlet isn't necessarily handy and b) for transferring photos and other data. Now, you might reasonably state that you can just rely upon the cloud for items like data transfer, but there's no getting around the fact that Apple's efforts in the cloud still leave much to be...

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Apple AirPods arrival date officially updated from...

Confirming a report from Wednesday, Apple's AirPods street date has shifted on the company's web page from late October, to a less specific "coming soon."

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How to grab the lowest price on Apple's new...

Pre-ordering Apple's new 2016 MacBook Pros from one of the company's largest authorized resellers can save most customers between $120 and $250 in tax. You'll also be able to tack on an AppleCare extended protection plan at a lower price than if you purchased from an Apple Store.

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Office for Mac Touch Bar support

It’s good to see Microsoft on top of this.

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AMD Radeon Pro 450, 455, 460 chipsets debuting in...

AMD has offered up some technical information on the three discrete chipsets debuting in the new MacBook Pro line, showing nearly double the performance on the Radeon Pro 460 over the Radeon Pro 450.

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Apple executives talk Touch Bar, MacBook Pro price...

Prior to unveiling the new lineup of MacBooks to the public, Apple executives Phill Schiller, Craig Federighi, and Jony Ive sat down with CNET for an in-depth interview discussing the company’s new products. The executives talked about the decision behind the new Touch Bar, what the future holds, and the price increase that occurred with today’s refresh…


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Jony Ive’s Inside-Look Video for MacBook Pro with...

Apple posted Sir Jony Ive’s inside-look introductory video for the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. It walks us through the keyboard mechanism, the industrial design, the fans, the Retina Display (showing the many layers it’s made from), the larger trackpad, Touch Bar, and everything else. These videos are becoming legendary, with the designer’s amazing, calm, and charmingly British voice buoying us in a warm see of authoritative comfort. I always enjoy them, though he doesn’t personally appear in his customary white room.

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∞ Thoughts on Apple’s Mac Event Keynote

Events held on Apple’s campus are my favorite and today didn’t disappoint. I wasn’t really sure what to expect from the new Macs, but after getting some time with the MacBook Pro, I was impressed with the new Touch Bar and wide gamut display. […]

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Belkin refreshes Express Dock with Thunderbolt 3 USB...

The Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD has been refreshed to provide the new protocol's full 40 Gbps data speed, and provide 85W of charging power to the newly released late 2016 MacBook Pro.

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ACM 382: How Pro Are the New MacBook Pros?

Apple just announced new MacBook Pro models, and Bryan and Jeff talk about their pros and cons. In particular the “pros” part, because while these devices are powerful, they question whether they are really that pro at all. They also talk about the new TV app for Apple TV.

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Apple updates Xcode, iMovie, Pages, GarageBand,...

As expected, Apple has updated its entire array of first-party apps including Xcode, iMovie, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, to support the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro line, alongside some normal "stability and performance improvements" that come with nearly every update.

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Comparison: Here’s how Apple’s current MacBook...

After what felt like an incredibly long wait, Apple today officially unveiled its new MacBook lineup. While Apple was once known for simplicity, its latest MacBook lineup is just a tad confusing. In addition to new MacBook Pros with the oft-rumored Touch Bar, Apple also introduced a new 13-inch MacBook Pro and killed off the 11-inch model of the MacBook Air. Head below as we breakdown price points, specs, and more across Apple’s MacBook lineup…



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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'We're Going To Kill...

At a media event on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the Touch ID on the new MacBook Pros will make it incredibly easy for people to do online money transactions. After the event, speaking to reporters Cook made a bold statement about how he sees Apple Pay. CNET reports: "We're going to kill cash," he said. "Nobody likes to carry around cash." He makes most of his purchases with Apple Pay (which is not surprising).Cook's comment comes days after Australia's top banks refused to support Apple Pay, saying that the company has been 'intransigent, closed and controlling'.


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Key Apple execs Ive, Federighi, Schiller talk future...

In an interview, Chief Design Officer Jony Ive, Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi, and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller dole out the details on decisions made during the new MacBook Pro development process, convergence of iOS and macOS, and more.

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Video roundup: Hands-on with Apple’s new MacBook Pro...

Apple finally unveiled its new MacBook lineup earlier today and as usual, members of the press in attendance of the keynote were able to go hands-on with the new products as soon as Tim Cook exited the stage. Videos have gradually been emerging from the hands-on area, and we’ve rounded them up below…


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Xiaomi Debuts Magical Mi Mix

Xiaomi on Tuesday fired another shot in the shrinking bezel wars, as it announced a smartphone with a front that's more than 90 percent display. The Mi Mix is a 6.4-inch phone that's stylishly crafted by French designer Philippe Starck. It sports a feature set that indicates Xiaomi wants to compete at the high end of the smartphone market. "For many years, Xiaomi has had a reputation of copying designs and branding from Apple and Samsung," said Ross Rubin, principal analyst at Reticle Research. "This phone breaks with those designs."

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Apple Adds Support for 3 Video Codecs in Sierra and...

Apple released Pro Video Formats v2.0.5, an update to the video codecs supported in OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra. The update comes out at the same time as Final Cut Pro X 10.3, which was announced during Apple’s “hello again” media event.

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Poll: New MacBook Pros are out, which model are you...

Now that Apple’s new MacBook Pros are out… which model do you plan on picking up?

As expected, Apple officially unveiled all-new MacBook Pros today including new 13-inch and 15-inch models. The highlight new feature of the devices is the Touch Bar, a thin Retina touchscreen that replaces the function key row on the keyboard and offers contextually sensitive buttons and gestures.

But the company did have one somewhat of a surprise: it introduced a less expensive 13-inch entry-level model that doesn’t include the Touch Bar and a couple less Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports. It also has a new space grey color option in addition to the old silver. 


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Meet Apple’s complete MacBook lineup

After September’s annual iPhone-focused event, it was time for the Mac to have its turn in the spotlight. And boy, did we get some major Mac news on Thursday: Apple revealed three new MacBook Pros, two of them featuring the Touch Bar, Apple’s brand-new touch control panel at the top of the keyboard. The MacBook Pro got a minimal refresh in October 2015 to introduce the Force Touch trackpad, but it’s been a minute since the line has seen a major update. 

As new products come in, old products must go out—so Apple’s complete MacBook lineup now looks a little different. Here’s a look at each MacBook in Apple’s collection, including info on pricing and on-sale dates for the just-announced Pros.

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7 technologies killed in Apple's new MacBook Pro

Apple’s never been shy about shaving off features in its quest for slimmer, faster computing. The new MacBook Pro lineup is no exception.

Following in the footsteps of the radical 12-inch MacBook, the revamped MacBook Pro and its slick Touch Bar cull several old standbys from its design—and kill one of its siblings in the process. Here are seven technologies eradicated in the new MacBook Pro notebooks. For more details on whether we think the eliminations are worthwhile, check out Macworld’s MacBook Pro hands-on impressions.

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Here’s how Photoshop will work with the new MacBook...

The biggest change in the new MacBook Pro, announced at Apple’s media event on Thursday, is the elimination of the keyboard’s function keys. The Pro’s keyboard now has a contextually relevant Touch Bar at the top. That makes the keyboard more versatile than ever, with keys that change according to the app you’re using. Apple will support its own apps with the Touch Bar, of course, but will also open it up to third-party developers.

One of those developers is Adobe, a natural fit.

“This new MacBook Pro and Photoshop are made for each other,” Bradee Evans, experience design manager of Adobe Photoshop, said in an on-stage demo at Apple’s keynote presentation.

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Apple Debuts New 'TV' Guide and Watchlist...

Even though the Apple TV news was considered "boring" by many livestream viewers waiting to catch a glimpse of the new MacBook Pros, there were several big announcements worth mentioning. For starters, Apple announced a new app called "TV" that will "allow you to track your favorite shows and movies across the video apps across the Apple TV platform." What this app essentially does is showcase the content from video providers into a single view, making it easier for Apple TV owners to find content to watch. Apple TV owners will no longer need to search through a bunch of different apps to find the content they like. TechCrunch reports: When launched, the app will display a "Watch Now" section, where you can track the shows and movies you're currently watching. Here, you'll see things like how many minutes you have left on the movie or which season and episode you're on in a series, for example. It will also alert you to new episodes from your favorite shows. From here, you can go...

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Apple Releases Combo Updater for macOS Sierra 10.12.1

Apple released the combo updater for macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Thursday. It’s a 1.36GB download and contains everything in the macOS Sierra 10.12.1 released on Monday. Apple is recommending 10.12.1 update for all users—if you updated through the Mac App Store already, you do not need this download.

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Apple released a new Software Update

Apple just released a new Software Update:

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Apple made a bad mistake in not providing any plans...

I wasn’t totally disappointed with today’s “hello, again” event (the new Mac laptops do look cool), but I wasn’t as thrilled as I should have been. Apple should have provided at least some info on its plans (or lack of them?) for its desktop line-up, especially with Microsoft nipping on its heels with a new all-in-one desktop (pictured).

As I mentioned earlier, I’m expecting the Mac Pro to be history, and perhaps the Mac mini, as well. Which is why Apple made a terrible mistake in failing to at least hint that a new iMac is in the works (at least let’s hope one is) and given us a timeframe.

That may prove a costly mistake. Though CEO Tim Cook said that the “Mac is dear to all of us at Apple,” the “hello, again” event didn’t fully convince me that this is true. Heck, the monitor that Apple touts for use with the new laptops bear the “LG” label,...

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New 15″ MacBook Pro supports four 4K or two 5K...

If you like to run multiple external displays at the same time, then you’re going to love the new MacBook Pros. The 15″ MacBook Pro supports a whopping four external 4K displays at the same time. If you prefer to use 5K displays, you’ll be happy to know that the 15″ MacBook Pro supports dual simultaneously 5K displays. more…

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Apple Unveils Thinner MacBook Pro with Touch Bar,...

Apple used its “hello again” event to introduce new MacBook Pro models Thursday. Smaller, thinner, and featuring four Thunderbolt 3 ports, the signature feature is a “Touch Bar,” a Multi-Touch, Retina Display strip above the keyboard that offers users context-aware controls, keys, and other user-interface features.

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Apple posts Accessibility, MacBook Pro design videos...

With Apple's "Hello Again" Mac release event in the past, the company has posted two versions of Accessibility video that started the keynote, as well as a video recapping most of Apple's portable history, plus an Ive-narrated MacBook Pro design video featuring the Touch Bar.

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Apple released a new Software Update

Apple just released a new Software Update:

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Apple's Thunderbolt 2 to Thunderbolt 3 adapter...

Supplementing connectivity of older devices to Apple's new MacBook Pro family, the company has also released a Thunderbolt 2 to Thunderbolt 3 adapter, allowing users with older Thunderbolt peripherals to connect them to the newer connection standard.

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New MacBook Pros Add Context-sensitive Touch Bar

The new MacBook Pros are smaller, lighter, faster, and sport an entirely new input device, the Touch Bar, that replaces the function keys above the keyboard and includes a Touch ID sensor. Adam Engst takes you through what’s new.


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Opinion: Why the new 13-inch MacBook Pro means you...

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 new entry-level 13″ MacBook Pro, the one devoid of Apple’s splashy new Touch Bar, the arguments for purchasing a 12″ MacBook just got a lot more hard to come by. more…

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AWT News Update: October 27, 2016 Apple Event...

Well, the livestream is done, the Apple web store is showing off the shiny new products, and all is over until the next Apple Event... We heard about some new Apple TV features, saw a bit of Apple history 101, and got to see the new and exciting MacBook Pro. But there are a number of things that did not get discussed during today's event, and in my super-sized podcast du jour, I'll cover both the things seen and unseen.

Today's podcast will not be available in text format -- it's almost 24 minutes long and I "winged it" instead of using a script -- but you don't have the time to sit down and watch Apple's livestream rerun or do a lot of research on your own, be sure to tune in for the details. Just click the player below to hear the podcast in its entirety, or subscribe to the AWT News Update to receive daily news from the world of Apple in (usually) five minutes or less.


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Hands-on with the new MacBook Pros, their keyboard,...

The biggest questions around Apple's new MacBook Pro design were about how the company was going to balance its own design priorities—making things thinner and lighter and removing ports wherever possible—with the features its "pro" users regularly request and use—more performance, good input devices, and more connectivity.

I was able to spend about 15 minutes looking at and touching the new Pros. We'll be examining performance thoroughly in our full review, so in my hands-on session I focused primarily on trying out the new keyboard, the new trackpad, and the Touch Bar that Apple spent so much time on today.

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Watch the MacBook Pro event again with Apple’s...

Following Apple’s event earlier today unveiling new MacBook Pro models and more, the company has now shared a full replay of the live stream available to watch through its website.

We also have our own live blog and news hub for the event where we’re keeping track of all our coverage.


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Apple partners with LG to make new 4K & 5K...

Briefly mentioned during Thursday's press event was an Apple partnership with LG on 4K and 5K monitors, designed with the specifications of its new MacBook Pros in mind.

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No New MacBook Airs as Apple Instead Makes Lower-End...

Alongside the two new MacBook Pros, Apple also unveiled a refresh for its popular MacBook Air lineup. The company is calling this: the MacBook Pro, same branding as the other two MacBook Pros. It's a lower-end version of the new MacBook Pros, with no "Touch Bar" (or the Touch ID) and is powered by a slightly slower processor. Starting at $1,499, this MacBook Pro model is slightly cheaper too, though. From an ArsTechnica report:Apple said it will continue selling the existing 13" MacBook Air, but the company made a point of comparing that model to this new lower-end Pro, putting it somewhere between the Air and the other Pros in the lineup. The new 13" MacBook Pro starts at $1,499 and will begin shipping today. The new higher-end Pros will start at $1,799 for the 13" model and $2,399 for the 15" model while shipping in two to three weeks. If you don't select any hardware upgrades, the low-end 13" Pro has a sixth-generation Intel Core i5 processor with dual cores clocked at 2.0GHz,...

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Apple just killed the 11-inch MacBook Air

Is Apple phasing out the MacBook Air? It certainly seems so, with the 11-inch Air no longer for sale and the 13-inch model getting a new rival in the 13-inch MacBook Pro.

That’s right, Apple introduced two 13-inch MacBook Pros at Thursday’s “Hello again” event in Cupertino. One has a Touch Bar, which replaces the keyboard’s function keys. The other keeps all of its keys, but is 12 percent thinner than a MacBook Air with two Thunderbolt 3 ports to replace the MagSafe connector and standard USB ports. (Don’t worry, all the MacBooks are keeping their headphone jacks.)


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Apple launches late-2016 MacBook Pro, incorporates...

The rumors were true and the next-gen MacBook Pro has been revealed.

As has been mentioned before, the new notebook, which is available in both 13-inch and 15-inch sizes, features an OLED Touch Bar which replaces the traditional function keys found on the MacBook Pro. The Touch Bar also incorporates a Touch ID sensor, allowing for function such as Apple Pay in the Touch ID area of the Touch Bar. The Touch ID sensor is integrated with the power button.

The Touch Bar itself is dynamic and changes depending on what application you might happen to be using at any given point in time. During a chat, the Touch Bar can be used to instantly place emoji. In the Photos app, you can access editing functions on the Touch Bar and apply those edits to the...

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First look: Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch...

As expected, Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro lineup on Thursday with thinner designs, beefier components and the hotly anticipated multitouch Touch Bar. AppleInsider covered the event live and was able to go hands-on with Apple's latest hardware after the keynote.

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The LG UltraFine 5K is the display Apple promotes...

At today’s “hello, again” event, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke of Apple teaming with LG to offer a 27-inch 5K Retina display to go along with the new MacBook Pros. It’s the LG UltraFine 5K Display. It will set you back $1,299 and will be available in December. 

The LG UltraFine 5K Display — which is 18.3 inches high, 24.6 inches wide, 9.4 inches deep, and weighs 18.7 pounds — boasts a 27.inch, 5120-by-2880 resolution, 14.7 million pixels, P3 wide color gamut, and 500 cd/m² of brightness. A single Thunderbolt 3 cable (included) provides up to 85W of charging power to your MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports. And three downstream USB-C ports (5 Gbps) offer additional connectivity and power to compatible devices and accessories.

The LG UltraFine 5K Display also sports built-in stereo speakers, camera, and microphone deliver a rich media experience. You connect...

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Apple's new TV app puts all the shows and...

For years, Apple has been trying to solve the biggest problem with television today: cable providers that sell expensive bundles of channels we’ll never watch. The fourth-generation Apple TV took a step toward making cord-cutting easier with an App Store and Siri remote, but at Thursday’s Mac event the Cupertino company introduced another solution: an app called simply TV.

The tvOS App Store now has 8,000 apps, only 1,600 of which are from video content providers, but Apple recognized that people need a more unified interface for finding TV shows and movies to watch. The current Apple TV interface is littered with apps, and while the Siri remote is useful in finding specific things to watch, it wasn’t the best solution. The TV app takes the Apple Music approach to organization, putting your most recently watched shows front and center so you can pick up where you...

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Apple’s TV App Seeks to Unify the Apple TV Experience

Apple’s upcoming TV app for tvOS 10 and iOS 10 will streamline your viewing experience and make it easier to find things to watch. Unfortunately, not all content providers are on board.


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Apple’s ‘Hello Again’ Event Wasn’t About the Mac...

During Apple’s “Hello Again” event, Apple spent an hour and 25 minutes talking about several cool things. The new MacBook Pros are very nice—but they were the only major Mac announcement.  In contrast, the event tagline suggested that Apple would say something important about the “Mac” as a product. Instead, the vacuum persisted and Apple elected to take a stand, instead. on how it sees the MacBook Pro catering to the pro market with the Touch Bar.

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See which 3rd-party apps will support Apple's...

Some developers have been treated to a sneak-peek at the MacBook Pro Touch Bar already, with Pixelmator Labs, Serif, Blackmagic Design, and others promising updates before the end of the year for their products.

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TMO Daily Observations 2016-10-27: Apple’s ‘hello...

Apple used its “hello again” media event to introduce new MacBook Pro models and a new Apple TV app for consolidating the shows we watch in a single interface. Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple’s announcements, what was exciting from the event, and more.

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LG’s 5K monitor pushed as MacBook Pro’s ideal...

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Along with the announcement of new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros, Apple highlighted what it considers to be the "ultimate docking station" for its newest laptops: LG's new UltraFine 5K Display. Apple executive Phil Schiller showed the new product on stage along with the new MacBook Pro, and he explained the company worked closely with LG to make it perfect for these new laptops.

This is not an Apple-branded monitor, which is an interesting move since Apple likes to keep its name on all products announced at these kinds of events. Of note, the monitor has built-in cameras, microphones, speakers, three USB Type-C ports, and one...

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Apple updates Final Cut Pro X with Magnetic Timeline...

Apple's flagship professional video editing software, Final Cut Pro X, has been updated to take advantage of the forthcoming MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, offering users the ability to more easily scrub through clips and have quick shortcuts presented dynamically.

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Apple quietly kills non-Retina MacBook Pro it sold...

Enlarge / The listing for the old non-Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Apple)

Apple isn't making a big deal out of it, but today it quietly killed one of its oldest devices this side of the iPod lineup: the 2012 non-Retina MacBook Pro, which it had been selling for $1,099 as an entry-level model alongside newer Retina MacBook Pros for over four years. In its place is 2015's Retina model, which is being sold with 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD for $1,299.

Old as the non-Retina hardware was, it wasn't without its advantages. It was the only Mac laptop with upgradeable memory and standard 2.5-inch hard drives, making upgrades...

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Apple stops selling legacy SuperDrive-equipped...

In the wake of everything new announced today in the Mac lineup, Apple has stopped selling the legacy MacBook Pro with non-Retina screen, 5400 RPM hard-disk and SuperDrive optical disc slot. This Mac has existed in the lineup for many years and has finally been discontinued.

The old MacBook Pro was often bought by businesses or education markets, who are price-sensitive or required integrated ports like Ethernet, which none of the new MacBooks feature. This product is available refurbished at third party retailers like Amazon, if you want to buy one for some reason.

Apple has also stopped selling the 11-inch MacBook Air, which used to be the cheapest Mac portable in the lineup. This position has been supplanted by the $999 13 inch MacBook Air, which has not been changed at all.


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Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor updates play...

Apple has introduced a “significant update” to its professional video editing app, Final Cut Pro X, featuring new editing features for the Magnetic Timeline, support for the revolutionary Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro and a redesigned interface with full support for wide color workflows. 

The Touch Bar replaces the keyboard’s traditional function row with a Retina-quality Multi-Touch display that dynamically adapts to Final Cut Pro X by putting intuitive, context-sensitive controls right at your fingertips. Apple also released updates to Motion and Compressor.

“This is our biggest update to Final Cut Pro X since we completely redesigned it five years ago,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Apps Product Marketing. “The new version features a sleek interface and adds powerful new editing features that go far beyond what’s possible with traditional, track-based video editing apps; and integration with the revolutionary Touch Bar gives professional video...

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WaterField Designs unveils the Syde MacBook Pro...

WaterField Designs has announced the new Syde Case—a custom-fitted case designed to bridge the gap between a laptop sleeve and briefcase—for Apple’s new MacBook Pros with Touch Bars.

The Syde combines a fitted, laptop sleeve in ballistic nylon or waxed canvas with a large, full-grain leather, soft-lined compartment for laptop accessories, wallet, keys and phone. 

A black ballistic or waxed canvas, neoprene-lined, laptop compartment in custom-fitted MacBook Pro Touch Bar sizes forms the basis of the light, compact Syde Case. The front sports a soft-lined, full-grain leather compartment with internal organizational pockets: pen slots including one sized for the Apple Pencil and a padded, dedicated compartment for an iPhone. Space in the leather compartment remains for...

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No new MacBook Airs as Apple instead makes lower-end...

Enlarge / The new 13" MacBook Pro, without a Touch Bar or Touch ID. (credit: Apple)

We thought Apple might introduce a new MacBook Air today, but instead the company made a lower-end MacBook Pro that might satisfy people looking for a thin laptop with more horsepower than the entry-level MacBook.

Alongside the more powerful 13" and 15" MacBook Pros announced today, there is another new 13" MacBook Pro that doesn't have the Touch Bar and Touch ID that comes with higher-end models. It does use the same general design as the higher-end MacBook Pros, weighing 3.02 pounds with "up to 10 hours" battery life for wireless Web surfing and movie playback.


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New Mac laptops, but no desktops debuted at Apple’s...

At today’s “hello, again” event, Apple introduced a nifty new MacBook Pro, but the desktop line-up saw no love. What was introduced was the thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, along with an interface that replaces the traditional row of function keys with a Retina-quality Multi-Touch display called the Touch Bar. 

“The Mac is dear to all of us at Apple,” said CEO Tim Cook. “It’s a testament to all we do and create. The Mac has had a profound impact on education, art, design, and more. And this week is the 25th anniversary of our first notebook [a PowerBook].”

The new MacBook Pro sports Apple’s brightest and most colorful Retina display yet, Touch ID support, a more responsive keyboard, a larger Force Touch trackpad and an audio system with double the dynamic range. It’s also the most powerful MacBook Pro ever, featuring sixth-generation quad-core and dual-core processors, up to 2.3 times the graphics performance over the previous generation, SSDs and up to four...

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∞ Videos of the all new MacBook Pro

Part of today’s reveal were three new videos that showed off the brand new MacBook Pro. Take a look.

From top to bottom, we’ve got Reveal, which takes the Mac laptop through 25 years of design. Next up is the Jony Ive narrated design video. And finally, there’s the new So much to touch MacBook Pro ad.


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Apple shares new MacBook Pro & accessibility...

Apple just wrapped its Mac-centric event in Cupertino and as usual, the company shared a variety of videos during the keynote highlighting its new products. Now, Apple has uploaded those videos to YouTube so you can have a second look at them.


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Apple debuts affordable 13" MacBook Pro model,...

Though Apple's two new flagship MacBook Pro models with multitouch Touch Bar stole the show on Thursday, the company also launched a third, more affordable 13-inch model aimed at the MacBook Air faithful.

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Apple Commercial: ‘The new MacBook Pro featuring...

Apple launched its first commercial for the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. It’s big on splashy colors with brief glimpses of the Touch Bar itself, the company’s new touch-sensitive, context-aware Retina Display tool bar.

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Microsoft's New Tech Targets Human Creativity

Microsoft made a slew of announcements at its New York City event Tuesday, focusing on the idea of user as creator. Among its new offerings: the Surface Studio, an all-in-one desktop computer with a touchscreen that's 12.5mm thick; the Surface Dial, a new input device that provides haptic feedback; the Surface Book i7; VR headsets for Windows 10; a revamped Paint app with 3D capability; and Creator's Update, an upcoming Windows 10 refresh providing 3D creation tools, live streaming, and custom Xbox app tournaments.

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Mac: Apple MacBook Pro (2016)

Apple introduced three new models of its MacBook Pro at today’s event. Two of those models feature the company’s new Touch Bar, a multi-touch OLED bar which replaces the function keys and also contains a built-in Touch ID sensor. Touch Bar is essentially a thin, full-color touchscreen that can perform many functions based on software — it also offers quick access to commands, function “key” access, predictive text suggestions, and more. The 13” MacBook Pro with Touch Bar ($1,799-$1,999) features a 2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz, 8GB 2133MHz memory, 256GB or 512GB PCIe-based SSD, Intel Iris Graphics 550, and four USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports, which can be adapted to support power, Thunderbolt, USB, HDMI, DisplayPort, and VGA with the correct dongles. The 15” MacBook Pro ($2,399-$2,799) offers a 2.6GHz or 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz or 3.6GHz, 16GB 2133MHz memory, 256GB or 512GB PCIe-based SSD,...

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Apple Special Event: MacBook Pro

Tim Cook began the Mac portion of the event by touting the new features of macOS Sierra. This week happens to be a huge week in the history of the Mac and of Apple. 25 years ago, the first notebook -- the PowerBook -- came out. 

Cook brought up several "Firsts" with the Mac laptops that have come out since then, saying that "Apple defines and redefines what a notebook is and what a notebook can do, and today we're going to do it again".

The new MacBook Pro was introduced with a bang, showing all of the past advances, then showing the new device. Phil Schiller did the demo!

A whole new design, all metal (aluminum) and with four USB-C ports, two on each side. 13-inch is 14.9mm thin, 17% thinner than previous version. 3.0 pounds weight. 15-inch model is 15.5mm thick, 14% thinner, 20% less volume. 4 pounds, half a pound less than previous model. 

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Apple announces new lower-end 13-inch MacBook Pro...

As part of its event, Apple has announced a new 13-inch MacBook Pro as a premium successor to the MacBook Air. It’s twelve percent thinner with 12% less volume. Unlike the more expensive models, it lacks a Touch Bar display above the keyboard. It still features the standard function key row. Just to be confusing, the lower-end MacBook Pro shares its name with the ‘new’ Touch Bar MacBook Pro.


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Apple Unveils New MacBook Pro Featuring OLED Touch...

At an event on Thursday, Apple unveiled the new 2016 MacBook Pro. The redesigned MacBook Pro comes with "incredible extreme" all-metal body. The main attraction of the new MacBook Pro is an OLED touch strip at the top that Apple is calling the Touch Bar. The Touch Bar comes with a fingerprint scanner Touch ID that users can tap to log-in quickly to their computer as well as make online payments. The touch strip offers on-screen button that changes according to the application you're running. Schiller, Apple SVP, said it was time Apple gotten rid of the dedicated function keys. The new MacBook Pro is thinner and lighter than the existing model, and it is powerful too. It comes in two screen sizes: 13-inch, which weighs 3 pounds and measures 14.9mm -- down from 18mm from older MacBook Pro. The trackpad is larger too, Apple says, twice as larger than the older one. Also, it's Force Touch trackpad. ArsTechnica adds: Both laptops are still recognizably MacBook Pros, but in keeping with...

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Adobe shows off new version of Photoshop with...

Following its announcement of the all-new MacBook Pros, Apple invited an Adobe executive on stage to demonstrate a new version of Photoshop that takes advantage of the new Touch Bar. “MacBook Pro and Photoshop are made for each other,” Adobe said on stage.


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Apple updates Final Cut Pro X & iMovie with...

After accidentally leaking the existence of Final Cut Pro 10.3 on its trial website, Apple has officially unveiled the updated release at today’s Hello, Again MacBook Pro keynote. The update, which will available to download today on the Mac App Store, adds support for the Touch Bar in the just-announced 13″ and 15″ MacBook Pro. The update also brings refinements to the app’s revolutionary Magic Timeline. more…

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Safari 10.0.1

Patches a couple of WebKit-related security vulnerabilities for 10.10.5 Yosemite and 10.11.6 El Capitan. (Free)


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Apple brings about the end of the physical Function...

In Apple's latest round of removal of traditional features on computers, the company has eradicated conventional Function keys, and has replaced them with a Retina, multi-touch Touch Bar.

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Apple previews the TV App for the Apple TV, iPhone...

Apple has introduced a new TV app that’s designed to offer a unified experience for discovering and accessing TV shows and movies from multiple apps on the fourth generation Apple TV, iPhone and iPad. So where is the Mac version? Apparently, there’s no TV app for macOS Sierra, which is a bit disappointing considering that today’s “hello, again” event focused on the Mac.

The TV app provides one place to access TV shows and movies, as well as a place to discover new content to watch. Apple also introduced a new Siri feature for Apple TV that lets viewers tune in directly to live news and sporting events across their apps. 

“Using apps on Apple TV, iPhone and iPad has become the primary way for so many of us to watch television,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “The TV app shows you what to watch next and easily discover TV shows and movies from many apps in a single place.”

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Apple announces thinner MacBook Pro with Touch Bar,...

Thinner and lighter with a new trackpad, keyboard, Touch Bar, Touch ID, and four Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports, the 2016 MacBook Pro is a major redesign to Apple's flagship notebook. It comes in screen sizes of 13 and 15 inches, with core models starting at $1,799 and shipping in two to three weeks.

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News: Apple to provide more unified TV experience...

During today’s event in Cupertino, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced a new TV app for the Apple designed to provide a unified TV experience with a central launch screen for all movies and TV shows across multiple content apps such as iTunes, HBO NOW, Hulu, Starz, Showtime, and more. Expected to be available in the U.S. in December as part of a tvOS update, the new TV app will provide a “Watch Now” screen showing a play queue of recently…

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Ta-dah! Touch Bar is the highlight of Apple’s newest...

It’s been rumored for some time, and it even made an appearance in the macOS Sierra 10.12.1 update, but on Thursday Apple officially revealed the new MacBook Pro.

The main new feature of the new laptop is the Touch Bar, which replaces the row of function keys usually found on the top of the Apple laptop keyboard. The Touch Bar is an OLED panel, and one of the new features it supports is Touch ID. When you encounter a process that requires you to show your fingerprint (such as Apple Pay), you place your finger on the Touch ID area of the Touch Bar.

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Apple introduces brand-new 13- and 15-inch MacBook...

Enlarge / An image of the new MacBook Pro leaked earlier this week. (credit: Apple)

CUPERTINO, CA—As expected, Apple today took the wraps off of a completely revamped MacBook Pro lineup for the first time since giving the laptops Retina displays back in 2012. The 13- and 15-inch models come with a wide array of internal and external upgrades and changes, and they continue moving Apple’s Mac lineup in the direction heralded by the one-ported MacBook last year.

Both laptops are still recognizably MacBook Pros, but in keeping with Apple’s design priorities they’ve got slimmer profiles and smaller footprints. This is made possible in part by the move to USB Type-C ports like the one in the MacBook, all four of which support Thunderbolt 3. All four ports can be used...

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Apple unveils all-new, redesigned MacBook Pros with...

Apple has officially unveiled the new redesigned MacBook Pro at its special event in Cupertino, California. The new design is all metal like the 12-inch MacBook (no plastic along the hinge) and available in space gray (looks darker than 12-inch but we’ll see) and traditional silver. 13-inch and 15-inch options are available. Much more below:


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Apple TV and iOS gain unified television experience...

Aiming to make it easier to find content across a range of services and apps, Apple on Thursday unveiled 'TV,' a new application for tvOS and iOS that allows users to browse and search for content in one convenient place. It will arrive for free in December.

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Apple Special Event: Apple TV and TV app

Tim Cook reported that over 8,000 apps are now available for Apple TV, and soon fans of Minecraft will be able to play the game on Apple TV. 

Product Manager Ryan Troy of Twitter started off the demo of the future of video with Apple TV. The Twitter app for Apple TV makes it possible to not only watch live TV, but see comments on it as well as Periscope videos taken from different viewpoints.

Cook noted that Apple wants the Apple TV to be the Unified TV experience, the one place to watch everything. They're coming out with the new "TV" app, "It will completely change how you watch TV".

The TV app brings all content from all video apps into one place. To discover new shows, users swipe down to see what's happening on TV shows and in movies. There are Watch Now, Library, Store and Search capabilities in the TV app. There's also a new single-sign-on feature, so that all apps that are tied to a cable channel can be logged into with just one sign-on.


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Minecraft coming to Apple TV before the end of the...

At Thursday's "hello again" release event, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that immensely popular world-building title Minecraft is coming to the fourth generation Apple TV before the end of 2016.

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Twitter is shutting down its Vine mobile apps ‘in...

It goes without saying that Twitter has been struggling lately, but it looks like there might be a bit of an explanation now for the news shared earlier today — alongside its earnings report for the quarter — that the company is laying off about 9 percent of its workforce. Twitter announced on Medium today that the Vine mobile applications for Android and iOS are being shut down soon…


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Apple announces Minecraft coming to tvOS-powered...

Apple announced during its keynote today that Minecraft is coming to the Apple TV. The company highlighted the game while talking about the growing popularity of the tvOS App Store, noting that there are over 8000 apps in the tvOS App Store.

Details on Minecraft for Apple TV are sparse at this point, but we should know more when the app officially hits the App Store. The app is expected to hit come before the end of the year.

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Apple announces new ‘TV’ app for Apple TV & iOS...

Apple has announced a new “TV” app for Apple TV that aggregates TV shows from video content apps. Building on universal search, the TV app unifies the TV experience into a single interface from all installed video apps.

The TV shows and movies listed only show content that you can access, by looking at the apps you have installed in Apple TV. The TV app is available on iPhone, iPad and the TV for living room viewing. The app will launch in the United States by the end of the year.


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Apple’s new ‘TV’ app is its way of simplifying all...


At today's event, Apple unveiled its newest video streaming system: an app called TV. Similarly to what rumors stated, the new app is meant to help users find their most watched content across all the streaming services they may subscribe to by aggregating those shows and movies in one place. TV will also recommend new content to watch based on your history.

This is the biggest update to Apple's TV ecosystem since last year, when the company revamped its TV interface and incorporated Siri into the Apple TV remote to enable searching via voice commands. TV takes those updates and builds upon them to create an interface where you can find content from all the streaming services you subscribe to in one place. Within TV, there are apps for services including HBO Now, Hulu,...

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Apple opens special event with focus on...

Apple kicked off today’s keynote with a video highlighting some of the accessibility features of Apple products, such as spoken alerts letting a blind person know when the camera has detected a face and locked focus on it …


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Apple Special Event: Introduction

This is the first of a number of quick notes to let our readers know what's just been announced... if you haven't been watching the Special Event from the "Town Hall, Cupertino". Keep coming back to Apple World Today and we'll give you the announcements as they happen, plus deep dives into all of the news a bit later on today.

Apple CEO Tim Cook started off the show with a video created by a disabled person showing how the accessibility features in Apple products pretty much let anyone do anything. 

Next, Cook talked about the iPhone 7 and the camera, highlighting the photos that some users have taken. Cook talked about the Memories feature of Photos, which I personally find to be an amazing feature -- apparently over 400 million Memories have been viewed to date.

iOS 10 got a quick overview, with Cook saying that over 60% of all devices are now running iOS 10, while Android 7 (which shipped before iOS 10) is at less than 1% penetration. 

Cook went on to...

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Security Update 2016-006 (Yosemite) and 2016-002 (El...

Resolves several security vulnerabilities for the two older operating systems. (Free, various sizes)


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Twitter cuts 9 percent of its workforce, Vine...

In an effort to streamline operations and refocus the business, microblogging service Twitter will lay off 350 people, and will shut down the Vine video service "in the coming months."

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Mac Observer Apple Keynote Live Coverage

Join TMO‘s staff on a Google Hangouts on Air as we watch and cover Apple’s “hello again” Mac event. Not only will you hear live commentary from TMO staff, you’ll get to see a little behind-the-scenes action as the team publishes coverage of the announcements. You can also post questions and comments, but you’ll need to click through to the YouTube page for the stream to see and use that feature.

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Facebook is bringing Snapchat-like selfie filters to...

In a bid to get more people using Facebook’s Live video feature, the network is shamelessly snagging Snapchat’s selfie filters for its iOS app.

The new feature, called Masks, is timed around Halloween, so if you open Facebook on your iPhone over the next few days (and you happen to live in the U.S., U.K., or New Zealand), you’ll see a new mask option when you start shooting a live video from your front-facing camera.

Specifically, you have to tap on the Live Video icon at the top of your Timeline, then tap the wand in the upper-left corner of the video screen, then select the Masks icon in the navigation bar at the bottom of your screen. Yes, that’s three taps. Then you have to figure out what to say in your video, because you’re live.


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Art Text 3.1

Adds support for macOS 10.12 Sierra and adds a number of 3D tools. ($49.99 new, free update, 628 MB)


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Twitter kills Vine

The axe is falling at Twitter today after attempts to sell the company proved fruitless, and it’s falling hard. During an earnings call this morning, Twitter announced plans to lay off 9 percent of its workforce, and around noon Eastern time, the company followed that up by revealing that it’s killing Vine, the popular app dedicated to sharing short loops of video.

Twitter didn’t provide a specific timeline for the retirement, saying only that the mobile app will be shut down at some point in the coming months.

“Nothing is happening to the apps, website or your Vines today. We value you, your Vines, and are going to do this the right way,” the Vine team said in a Medium post. “You’ll be able to access and download your Vines. We’ll be keeping the website...

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MacBook event News Hub/Live Blog: Watch Apple unveil...

Apple’s October 27 ‘Hello Again’ Mac event is about to kick off, and the company is expected to unveil all-new MacBook Pro models alongside possible updates for its other Mac lines, Apple TV, and more. We recently gave you the full rundown on what to expect

Below we’re keeping track of all our coverage from the event today, including handy links to all of our articles and analysis in the News Hub. You’ll also find our live feed of updates from the stage, as well as pre-event coverage and the latest from inside the event in our Live Blog below that.

Check back for updates as the event unfolds.


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AppleInsider is live at Apple's 'Hello...

Apple will close out its 2016 product launches with one last event from its campus at 1 Infinite Loop, where it is expected to introduce a newly redesigned MacBook Pro with a thinner chassis, OLED "Magic Touchbar," and USB-C ports. AppleInsider is there live with full coverage and instant analysis.

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Nike+ Run Club updates with Apple Music & GPS...

A day before the Apple Watch Nike+'s arrival at stores and doorsteps, Nike has updated its Nike+ Run Club app -- closely integrated with the special-edition Watch -- with a variety of features, including support for Apple Music, and GPS across all compatible Watch models.

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Review: Sol Republic’s new cord-free wireless...

Audio accessory maker Sol Republic is today launching its first product in the cord-free headphone space, the ‘Amps Air’ wireless earbuds. The launch would have been timed with the now delayed release of Apple’s own similar wireless AirPods that were previously expected to launch late this month and possibly following the company’s Mac event today. Apple released a last minute statement yesterday informing customers it needs more time to get the product right before shipping.

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