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2016 MacBook Pro – Well balanced Keyboard and Touch Bar

2016 MacBook Pro Keyboard and Touch Bar

One of the newest and very much critiqued aspect of the new MacBook Pro is the keyboard. It is the second-generation of the butterfly keyboard Apple introduced with the MacBook in 2015. While I have been using an external keyboard for quite some time, I’ve been impressed with the keyboard on the 2016 MacBook Pro.

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2016 MacBook Pro – Pricing considerations

As mentioned in other articles, I was a bit taken by surprise at the price increase of the 2016 MacBook Pro. With so many other changes on this new device, why would Apple increase the price by $200 for the 13-inch model and $400 for the 15-inch model? Could it be that the Touch Bar and Touch ID really cost that much for each of these models? The reality is, I am not sure why Apple decided to increase costs. However, I decided to take a look at the details of what you would get for that price.

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2016 MacBook Pro – Ports of Course

2016 MacBook Pro ports

As I contemplated which version of the new MacBook Pro to purchase, the ports were a big complaint that I heard from those online looking for something miraculous from the device. So, I went back to look at some of the stats from previous models to help me decide how much of an impact this had on my situation and the need more a newer machine.

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2016 MacBook Pro –Deciding on an Upgrade

Have you seen Apple’s new MacBook Pro? Did you order one when it was announced? Are you waiting for the reviews to come out to make sure it is the machine for you? Is this too many questions to start a review of the most recent MacBook Pro? If you have read this far, the answers to most of the questions is…”probably…”

I have to admit that I was one of those who had some misgivings about the newest addition to the Apple portable line-up. I watched the entire launch event and started to feel that maybe I missed something. Maybe, they announced something that I missed when I stepped out of the room. After reviewing the news and looking at the other tech blogs, it was apparent that I was not alone in the hopes of something different. Something different from what was announced was a hope of many people as the criticisms were plentiful.

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Waiting for the Lion to Roar

Well, it is getting closer to the time when Apple will release their newest operating system, Lion. Most of the major tech news outlets are reporting that the new OS will be out some time this week. It may also bring with it some new hardware updates. While we just purchased a new MacBook Pro for myself, my wife is hanging on with the original MacBook Air. I would love to just upgrade that machine. However, with it being limited to only 2 GB of RAM and the video processor slowly not rendering YouTube videos well, I am not sure the MacBook Air will be in functional operation for much longer. So, the wait for Lion is where we stand...

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