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Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to Users Worldwide





Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to users worldwide. The update contains a number of important bug fixes for those users who own a 13-inch or 15-inch MacBook Pro. Apart from that, there are some general performance, stability, and security enhancements that make the latest software version an update worth installing for the users of all compatible Mac computers.


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Wednesday, December 14th, 2016. 10:00

Watch Pac-Man Running on MacBook Pro Touch Bar [Video]



New 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units with Touch Bar may lack ports, have poor battery life or suffer from graphics issues. However, for the enthusiasts who use the machines for fun, these problems seem to be not important. Several weeks after launching DOOM on the Touch Bar, another developer, Henry Frank, has successfully launched Pac-Man on the OLED panel of the new MacBook. What’s even more interesting is that the game is playable!

Last week, an application called Touch Bar Piano was released. This app turns the Touch Bar into a piano. Who knows, maybe this is tiny OLED panel is indeed a huge improvement.

Below you can watch a short video showing the old-timer running on the MacBook Pro Touch Bar.




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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. 12:34

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MacBook Pro Users Switch to Surface Devices – Microsoft



According to the latest report found on Windows Blog, a record number of MacBook users have switched to Microsoft Surface devices over the last couple of months. The company believes that the main reasons for this are the “innovation of Surface” and people’s disappointment of the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units.


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Monday, December 12th, 2016. 20:42

Apple Adds ‘Report Junk’ Option to iCloud Calendar



Apple has recently added a new “Report Junk” button to the iCloud Calendar for the web. The button allows to delete the spam invite from an unknown sender and report this user to Apple.


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Monday, December 12th, 2016. 12:06

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.


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Sunday, December 11th, 2016. 22:15

Here’s How to Play Piano on Touch Bar of New MacBook Pro



If you’re curious about possible utilizations of a Touch Bar on the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro, below you can find one. A new app has been recently created that allows you to learn how to play the piano using the OLED panel of the laptop.


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Saturday, December 10th, 2016. 15:56

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Check Out Photos Showing Apple’s New Campus from Inside [Images]



As Apple’s new Campus 2 is nearing completion, more videos and photos from the construction site appear online. Today you can take a look at some exclusive photos from the inside of the headquarters showing that the workers are doing their best to make the interior side of the Campus 2 ready for first employees.


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Friday, December 9th, 2016. 16:57

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Apple Seeds New Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to Developers



Apple has released a new beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to developers for testing purposes. The latest beta contains a number of security, stability, and performance improvements and has a build number 16C63a.


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Friday, December 9th, 2016. 15:16

MacBook Pro Graphics Issues Are Fixed in macOS Sierra 10.12.2



A couple of weeks ago users started to complain about graphics issues on their new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units. The customers believed the issue was connected with the inability of graphics chips to cope with resource-intensive Adobe apps and other similar software. According to Apple’s SVP Craig Federighi, the issue was connected with macOS Sierra.



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Thursday, December 8th, 2016. 15:08

Apple Denies iPhone Battery Explosion Issues in China



A Chinese consumer group called the Shanghai Consumer Council has reported about 8 cases of the iPhone 6 battery catching fire due to manufacturing fault. Apple denied such claims saying that all of the devices it received for inspection had signs of physical damage. The company offered the users of damaged iPhones repairs, but obviously, these repairs won’t be free.


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Wednesday, December 7th, 2016. 15:45

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Apple Testing New Photos Web App on iCloud



Apple is currently testing a redesigned Photos web app on the iCloud website. The application is nearly identical to the one on macOS Sierra and includes similar sidebar for frequently used items as well as the same layout of images. This section of iCloud is available only for those who use the iCloud Photo Library. You can turn it on in the Settings menu of your device.


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Monday, December 5th, 2016. 19:13

Google Releases Chrome 55 That Defaults to HTML5



Google has started the rollout of Chrome 55 that defaults to HTML5. With the release of the new version, Google literally kills the Adobe Flash standard. Thanks to this, the browser has become faster, it uses less memory and battery and ensures a higher level of security for all users.


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Monday, December 5th, 2016. 19:02

Apple Is Still Interested in Autonomous Vehicles



Apple is interested in the development of systems for autonomous vehicles and it hopes that all vendors within this industry will support the guidelines and practices as well as get same rights. The company has recently written a letter to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asking for equal rights and confirmed its interest in “machine learning and automation”.


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Monday, December 5th, 2016. 18:52

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so it’s high time we talked about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start right away.


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Sunday, December 4th, 2016. 17:45

New MacBook Pro Users Complain About Battery Life



New MacBook Pro users report about problems with the battery life on their machines. Most of the users claim the laptops work only for about 3 to 6 hours, whereas the advertised battery life is up to 10 hours. Some users report that battery life sometimes decreases 5% in 12 minutes.


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Sunday, December 4th, 2016. 17:31