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Apple's New MacBooks Will Come With E-Ink Keyboards: Report

Apple is reportedly working with on a new keyboard for its laptops that will dynamically change what characters appear on the keys, depending on what apps are being used. That means your MacBook keys could soon transform into emoji on command, thanks to e-ink.

Apple's Big MacBook Event Is October 27

Apple just sent out press invites for an event taking place on October 27. You know what that means — new MacBooks!

After Five Years, Will Apple Finally Properly Update The MacBook Pro?

The last major update to the MacBook Pro was in 2012. Sure, it’s had incremental upgrades like a higher-res Retina display and the Force Touch haptic trackpad since then, but we’ve been waiting a long time for something new. (We’ve been waiting even longer for a new MacBook Air.) It seems all but certain, though, that Apple will hold an event on October 28th Australian time to introduce the world to a new, high-tech MacBook Pro — possibly with a set of function keys that are also full-colour touchscreens.

It Feels Like It's Been 27 Years Since We Got A New MacBook Pro

Twenty-seven years ago yesterday, Apple introduced its first battery-powered Mac, the Macintosh Portable. I could take this time to reflect on 27 years of portable Macs and all they have given to us (the cameos in Sex and the City alone are life changing), but instead I’m just reminded that if feels like it has been 27 goddamn years since we got a new MacBook Pro.

Apple's Best Laptop Is Four Years Old

In 2012 the Macbook Pro Retina wasn’t so much the next stage of laptops as it was a fun oddity by Apple. It was a workstation, designed to handle gruelling video and photo editing tasks with aplomb, but it was missing some workstation musts, like a DVD drive or Ethernet port. Instead it was thinner and lighter than a traditional Macbook Pro, had a gorgeous 1800p display and was outfitted with a solid state drive.

Apple's New MacBook Pros Sound Sick But You Gotta Wait

We’ve been waiting four painful years for new MacBook Pros, and if you’ve been holding on to your dying machine in hopes that a refreshed line must be imminent, we’re sorry to inform you that you’re going to have to wait even longer. According to Bloomberg’s Apple sleuth Mark Gurman, the new MacBook Pros are coming — but not at the early September iPhone event as many had hoped.

Where Are The New MacBooks?

Apple has been moving out of the computer business for a while. Where once the WWDC keynote would have revolved around OS X (just renamed macOS), now the event is the iOS show.

What To Expect From Apple WWDC 2016

Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, is nearly upon us. The event runs from June 13-17 and traditionally serves as the launching point for major updates to iOS, OS X and the company’s other platforms. In the last few years, the updates to Apple’s two major OSes has been relatively small and boring for anyone who doesn’t have Xcode developer tools installed on their computer.

But this year, Apple is expected to make some big announcements that non-developers can get excited about — namely major updates to its two most popular laptop lines: The Macbook Air and Macbook Pro. So what else might be revealed? Here’s what you can expect from Apple WWDC 2016.

MacBook Pros Will Reportedly Get An OLED Touchscreen Above The Keyboard

Dependable rumours suggest that the MacBook Pro is about to get major revamp. According to a new report from Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, Apple will release a dramatic redesign of the MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter. “Dramatic” might be too small a word, actually.

The Joy Of Owning An Eight-Year-Old MacBook

During last week’s Apple event, Phil Schiller called people who own computers that are more than five years old “sad.” That was a silly thing to say, Phil!

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