Apple is building a new flagship retail location in Chicago, which features glass walls and a thin, carbon fiber roof. Photos of the store’s roof were shared today by Chicago news site DNAinfo, and as it turns out, Apple has added a white Apple logo that wasn’t in the original plans, making the top of the structure look a lot like an Apple notebook.
The roof is made from a material that resembles the silver aluminum of the MacBook and MacBook Pro, with rounded edges and the same rectangular shape. When complete, it will sit atop all-glass walls, making for a unique floating MacBook-style design that’s not quite like any other Apple Store.
The new [...]
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iFixit has posted its teardowns of Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, revealing that apart from the advertised performance boosts the models are largely unchanged from the previous models.
The only really notable change comes in the 12-inch MacBook, which Apple has updated with a second-generation butterfly-mechanism keyboard, as found in the 2016 MacBook Pros, according to iFixit. As some readers will remember, Apple’s 12-inch notebook debuted in 2015 with a redesigned keyboard that some users criticized for a lack of travel that they felt made it harder to type on.
Apple used a tweaked version of the same keyboard [...]
For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Intrepid Bag Co to give MacRumors readers a chance to win an Intrepid Adventure Satchel that’s been designed specifically for the new 2016 and 2017 13 and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models.
Like all of Intrepid Bag Co’s products, the Adventure Satchel is made from high-quality full grain tobacco-colored leather that will age into a unique patina, making each bag one-of-a-kind. Intrepid says the satchel is its most rugged bag yet, made with old-world craftsmanship techniques, including hand pounded copper rivets and UV-resistant nylon stitching.
The Adventure Satchel comes in two sizes to [...]