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MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review roundup: This gimmick isn't for everyone

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review roundup: This gimmick isn't for everyone

The review by Apple Insider involved a 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro 2016 with a 2GHz Intel Core i5 chipset, an Intel Iris Graphics 540 GPU, 8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 RAM, and 256GB of SSD storage. These models were unveiled by Apple during the MacBook Pro event.

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who is famous for making accurate predictions about Apple products, said in a report that the new MacBook Pro has two main problems: limited memory option and high price.

The first wave of shipments of MacBook Pro 2016with Touch Bar is set to be delivered today.

It might not look like a radical difference on paper, but the 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro shrinks down in every dimension: 2 percent shorter, 3 percent narrower and 14 percent thinner. All of models feature a Retina display, USB-C ports, Touch ID, Touch Bar, and a larger Force Touch trackpad.

Oracle Financial Services Software Q2 net profit up at Rs. 291.85 crores
Total income of the bank decreased to H12,046.6 crore during the quarter, from H12,300.4 crore in the year-ago period. SBI on Friday said it had received deposits worth ₹53,000 crore after the government scrapped ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes.


Slice Intelligence created a graph to demonstrate where the sales stand as of October 31, though the information was pulled from sales numbers - specifically by reviewing "hundreds of millions" of e-receipts - and not exact units sold, so there is a possibility that the numbers are more skewed towards Apple.

You still get integrated Intel graphics, corresponding to the processor, in the standard models. Majority have ordered the 15-inch model. "You must have the very latest 10.12.1, with system support for the Touch Bar". Your answer to that will likely depend on how much you rely on these traditional connectors. OWC has just put up their Thunderbolt 3 dock for pre-order which gives you 13 ports you just may need.

Apple is estimating an extra hour of battery life in the new model. Some of the apps, like Final Cut Pro and djay Pro, were previously shown off by Apple on stage when the MacBook Pro was announced. "If not, you can update to the required version here".

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, meanwhile, defends the role of his company in the election but notes that the site needs to do a better job of identifying fake news.


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