In this week’s top stories: Early MacBook Pro reviews roll in as Apple starts shipping the device to customers, a possible AirPods release date emerges, iOS 10.2 beta 2, iPhone 8 rumors, and much more.
We kick things off this week with some early reviews of the new MacBook Pro, including our own review and hands-on video with the 13-inch non-Touch Bar model. Apple begins shipping preorders of the models with Touch Bar and Touch ID this week ahead of the first deliveries expected Monday. And we show you how to test out the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar on any Mac.
Apple releases iOS 10.2 beta 2 including new emoji, iPhone 7 wallpapers, TV app, and more, and The iPhone 8 supply chain chatter continues with more talks of a ‘bezel-less’ design with 5-inch and 5.8-inch curved screens, and the same report claims Apple’s delayed AirPods could start production as soon as December.
These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:
- New MacBook Pro outsold every competing laptop in just five days – Slice Intelligence
- Review: Late-2016 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar
- First MacBook Pro with Touch Bar reviews start appearing on the web [Video]
- Comment: Apple selling a $79 MacBook Pro adapter w/o a USB-C cable a step too far
- Video editor offers MacBook Pro review, says it beats out superior spec’d Windows PCs
- Test out the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar on any Mac with this handy app
- All the dongles I bought for my new USB-C 2016 MacBook Pro — how annoying will it really be?
- Apple begins charging credit cards for MacBook Pro with Touch Bar preorders ahead of shipping
- First MacBook Pro with Touch Bar orders ship, deliver as soon as Monday
iOS 10 | iPhone |
- Apple releases iOS 10.2 beta 2 with new emoji, iPhone 7 wallpapers, TV app, more
- Apple releases second iOS 10.2 public beta with new TV app, emoji, wallpapers, more
- iPhone 8 design reportedly ‘bezel-less’ w/ 5- & 5.8-inch curved screens, AirPods in Dec
- Apple begins selling refurbished iPhones through its online store for the first time
- Here are the 51 new emoji that were just approved for Unicode 10, eventually coming to iOS
- Apple releases updated iOS 10.1.1 build for iPhone and iPad, no OTA update needed
- Following Jet Black, report suggests plans for ‘Jet White’ iPhone 7
- Pokémon Go update adds bonus rewards for PokéStop visits and catches, new Gym rules
- Google releases redesigned Gmail for iOS app w/ enhanced search, Undo Send, & more
- Apple rolling out new Support app on iOS for scheduling repair appointments, AppleCare services
- Tim Cook emails all employees to call for unity after divisive presidential election
- Apple begins hiring staff for new Campus 2 ahead of move-in early next year
- Apple could be able to pay just 10% tax to repatriate overseas profits under Trump plan
This week’s top videos |
- Review: Late-2016 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar [Video]
- Review: Satechi Slim Aluminum Type-C Multi-Port Adapter – a good option for MacBook Pro owners? [Video]
Happy Hour Podcast 093|
This week Zac and Benjamin discuss USB-C accessories, the first MacBook Pro shipments, Touch Bar apps, Apple TV services, iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Studio, and much more.