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Mac’s share falls to five-year low

Apple's Mac share of personal computers worldwide fell to a five-year low in last month.

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MacBook Pro USB-C move is a new gold rush

Apple's move to USB-C just kickstarted the accessories industry

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Apple's macOS file encryption can be bypassed without latest fixes

Without the macOS update released this week, Apple's disk encryption can be easily bypassed by connecting a specially crafted device to a locked Macbook.

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Apple answers MacBook Pro battery gripes -- by yanking time-remaining estimate

Apple responded to complaints about too-short battery life in its new MacBook Pro by removing the time-remaining estimate from macOS.

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Microsoft brands new MacBook Pro 'disappointment,' touts boost in trade-ins for Surface

Microsoft today boasted that more customers than ever before traded in an Apple laptop for one of its own Surface-branded devices.

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10 reasons to love the USB-C ports on the new MacBook Pro

There are numerous advantages to Apple's latest I/O transition

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Apple deals gift cards to lure Black Friday shoppers

After a one-year absence, Apple today returned to Black Friday by offering gift cards worth up to $150 with the purchase of select company hardware.

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Scalpers try to cash in on MacBook Pro shortage

Profiteers are trying to cash in on shortages of Apple's new MacBook Pro notebook with sales on eBay.

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Hands on: 15-in. MacBook Pro delivers on speed and design – for a price

There's a lot to like in Apple's new MacBook Pro -- newer chips, faster SSD storage, and brighter, better display. But it's the Touch Bar that represents the biggest change.

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Does Apple really want to kill Automator, AppleScript?

Shock termination of veteran Apple developer guru sends shockwaves across the Mac community

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Mingis on Tech: Show-and-tell with the new MacBook Pros

It's a lot easier to really judge a laptop when you've got it in hand -- especially when it's Apple's new MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar.

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First look: The 13-in MacBook Pro's Touch Bar wows

The innovative new Touch Bar in the MacBook Pro brings back something that's been missing from Macs in recent years: fun.

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Early adopters seem to like the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Touch Bar opens up the UI

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First Look: The no-Touch Bar MacBook Pro still delivers speed, style

Apple's svelte new MacBook Pro -- the one without the Touch Bar -- still offers a lot of cutting edge tech at a reasonable price. But buyers will have make some adjustments.

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Phil Schiller: Apple "committed as ever" to desktop Macs

And reveals Apple has had more MacBook Pro orders than any other pro notebook before

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Latest MacBook Pro price reset resembles shift to Retina in 2012

Apple's higher prices for its MacBook Pro laptops are not out of the ordinary for the company.

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Why did Apple take the ‘ding’ out of the universe?

Being a Mac user should be something to sing about, not to worry about.

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Apple’s new MacBook Pro delivers innovation -- at a price

Aesthetically and technologically, Apple's newest laptops are stunning. Equally stunning: limits on RAM and overly-pricey storage.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 24th - October 28th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Mingis on Tech: Three new MacBook Pros and one angry man

What happens when Apple rolls out stylish new laptops with all new hardware and features? One of Apple's biggest fans blows a fuse (and the other buys one).

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