Apple’s new 2018 MacBook Pro models feature a third-generation butterfly keyboard, which Apple says has been improved for a „quieter typing experience.“
The difference in sound between the quieter 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard and the older butterfly keyboard in an earlier version of the MacBook Pro has been demoed in video by TechCrunch, with the difference in sound clearly audible.
The sound coming from the 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard is noticeably muffled compared to the sound coming from the previous-generation MacBook Pro, which, as TechCrunch points out, sounds much more like a typewriter.
Multiple hands-on experiences with the 2018 [...]
Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference commences on Monday with an opening keynote, where the company previews the next major versions of its software platforms, and usually shares some other announcements.
Ahead of the keynote, Bloomberg’s well-sourced Mark Gurman has outlined what he expects Apple to discuss on stage: A series of Digital Health tools in the Settings app on iOS 12 that will help users monitor how much time they spend using their devices and individual apps, helping to address concerns about smartphone addiction. ARKit 2, including a new mode that allows for a multiplayer mode in augmented reality games. Another mode is said to allow [...]
Quinn Nelson, host of the popular YouTube channel Snazzy Labs, has shared a new video that appears to suggest the iMac Pro’s user-installable VESA mounting kit uses cheap screws that are prone to break when unfastened.
For background, the kit enables users to replace an iMac Pro’s stand with a VESA mount adapter, allowing the computer to be affixed to any VESA-compatible wall mount, desk mount, or articulating arm. Jason Snell of Six Colors provides a good overview of the installation process in the video below.
Nelson installed the adapter without issue, but ran into difficulties when he went to remove it a few months later: When I was backing out [...]
With the 2016 MacBook Pro, Apple introduced an all-new design that incorporates a Touch Bar, a small touch-sensitive OLED display that offers up contextual controls depending on what you’re doing on your Mac.
Though the Touch Bar has been available, in our experience, many Mac owners don’t take advantage of it, so in our latest YouTube video, we thought we’d share a few tips and tricks that might make the Touch Bar more appealing.
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Most MacBook Pro owners are probably aware that this feature exists, but may not have delved into the customization options. [...]