Crumbs. Apple has tweaked the MacBook Pro keyboard

Apple rumoured to be releasing a linewide hardware refresh this year

Apple says that 15-inch MacBook Pro owners can expect 2.8 times faster graphics performance, while owners of the 13-inch model can look forward to 8 times the performance. It took Apple 13 months between updates this time, but it seems clear now that Apple is committed to an annual update cycle for the MacBook Pro that takes into account the latest high-performance laptop chips from Intel. Rather than having to hit a keyboard combination to summon Apple's assistant, you'll be able to call out for her on your MacBook Pro, just as you can with an iPhone, iPad, or HomePod. They can still remain mobile and have everything on one computer, but when connected to the GPU they have all the power they need. Even what the Retina Macbook Pro was missing, an internal CD/DVD Superdrive for example, was a well-timed move in response to where the industry was in terms of the lifecycle of that specific technology. True Tone is a nice feature that matches the color temperature of your display to the color temperature of your surroundings, thanks to an embedded light sensor. Apple says that the keyboards in this 2018 update contain "third-generation" butterfly switches.

The 2015 15-inch Macbook Pro. While many might have requested a new keyboard design that's harder to incapacitate with specks of dust and easier to fix, Apple told The Verge that those issues "have only affected a tiny, tiny fraction of its user base". Apple insists that the keyboard reliability issues only affect a tiny fraction of MacBook Pro users.

Apple launches new iPhones in September. This new third-generation keyboard wasn't created to solve those issues, Apple says.

On the outside, the Blackmagic eGPU fits in with Apple's design aesthetic: it's extruded from a single piece of aluminum and uses a special cooling system that provides quiet operation (as low as 18dB).

Ronaldo joins Juventus for 112 million euros
Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to end a nine-year Real Madrid stay to sign for Juventus is the right move, according to Pele. Juventus hasn't won a UEFA Champions League trophy (the equivalent of a World Cup trophy for club soccer) since 1996.


A pro laptop comes with a pro price, unsurprisingly.

It's not a huge deal, but I'm also going to miss seeing MacBooks with a MagSafe power adapter, which helped prevent the older 15-inch model from being tugged off of a desk by accident. The RAM can be as much as 32GB of DDR4 memory and GPUs are, of course, discrete AMD Radeon Pros with 4GB of video memory. The 2.6 GHz version, with 516 GB of SSD and Radeon Pro 560X graphics starts at $2,799.

The processor upgrades are not that expensive as the upgrade to the 4TB SSD which will cost you an additional $3,200.

Plus, bumping the RAM from 16GB to 32GB adds another $400. All in all, maxed out, you're looking at $6,699.

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