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Check Out These Early Touch Bar MacBook Pro Reviews [Video]
First lucky customers who purchased new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar have begun receiving their laptops. Early purchasers also include the reporters of several reliable tech news websites including TechCrunch, CNET, and Engadget. These and other customers have just posted their first reviews of the brand new MacBook pro with an OLED touch-sensitive screen that replaced function keys.
Below you can take a look at some of the most noteworthy reviews.
Apple Releases New iOS 10.1.1 Build to Users Worldwide
Apple has just released a new build of iOS 10.1.1 to users worldwide. The release is a bit of surprise, provided that crucial bugs were fixed with previous version of iOS 10.1.1 and there are no new features or visible enhancements in the latest update.
Check Out Microsoft's Adaptive Keyboard Prototype from 2009
Microsoft has created a prototype of something called the Adaptive Keyboard long before Apple introduced the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units with the Touch Bar panel. However, the company did not release a final product leaving the keyboard with a touch sensitive display panel at the top only a concept. Below you can watch a short video revealing the 2009 Microsoft’s prototype.
Check Out This Apple Keyboard with Touch Bar Concept
If you like the new Touch Bar MacBook Pro, you might also like the Magic Keyboard with the OLED panel instead of function keys. Below you can take a look at the beautiful concept visualizing the idea of adding this feature to the standalone keyboard for iMac, Mac Pro, or Mac mini.
15-inch MacBook Pro Has Fastest SSD on Market
According to the latest report from Computerworld, the 15-inch MacBook Pro is equipped with one of the fastest SSDs on the market.
OneHanded Tweak Lets You Use iPhone Keyboard in One-Handed Mode
Last week, we told you about the hidden one-handed keyboard mode in iOS. It was found by a developer Steve Troughton-Smith. Just a couple of day after this, a new jailbreak tweak appeared on Cydia enabling the functionality for one-handed keyboard use.
Below you can watch a short video showing the functionality of the tweak.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It’s Sunday today, which means that’s it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start discussing the posts worth your attention right now.
Another iPhone Catches Fire Damaging Vehicle
Another iPhone 7 has caught fire causing serious damage to the owner’s vehicle. According to 7 News, Mat Jones, a surfing instructor from Australia, left his iPhone 7 in a car and the phone caught fire. When he returned, he discovered that the device seriously damaged the vehicle. Looks like soon the jokes about Galaxy Note 7 won’t be so funny.
Barack Obama Makes Fun of Galaxy Note 7 and Samsung [Video]
The jokes about exploding Galaxy Note 7 have reached a new level. Barack Obama has made fun of Samsung and its phone that catches fire during his speech at Miami Dade college in Florida.
Below you can take a look at the short video posted to YouTube showing the fragment from Obama’s speech.
There’s Hidden One-Handed Keyboard Mode in iOS
There’s a hidden keyboard in iOS 10 that is designed for one-handed use. The new keyboard has been found by a developer Steve Troughton-Smith.
New MacBook Pro OLED Touch Panel to Be Called Magic Toolbar
As it was already reported, Apple may unveil a new MacBook Pro next week. The device will reportedly be thinner than its predecessor, and feature a number of improvements, for example, new touch-sensitive OLED panel instead of function keys as well as Touch ID and USB-C. Sources claim that this new panel will be called Magic Toolbar.
Apple Sends Invitations for ‘Hello Again’ Event on October 27th
The rumors about the upcoming MacBook event have been confirmed. Apple has started sending out the invites for the "Hello Again" event that will take place on October 27 and hopefully be dedicated to the new MacBook lineup.
Apple to Unveil New MacBook Pro in October - Mac Otakara
According to the latest report shared by a Japanese blog Mac Otakara, Apple may unveil the updated MacBook Pro by the end of this month. Moreover, the company will reportedly start shipping new laptops to retailers at around the same time. The report is based on rumors from Chinese supply chain sources, so I suggest to take it with a few grains of salt.
Samsung Permanently Stops Galaxy Note 7 Production
Samsung has permanently stopped the production of the Galaxy Note 7. Such decision comes after dozens of reports about exploding handsets from both old and new batch that was believed to be safe. The company will focus on the development of the new Galaxy S8 model as well as sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
Samsung to Pay Apple $119.6 Million for Infringing on ‘Slide to Unlock’ Patent
Apple has won an appeal in the court case against its South Korean rival Samsung over the ‘slide to unlock’ patent. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that Samsung is guilty and has to pay Apple $119.6 million for infringing on its patents. The report about this ruling comes from Bloomberg, which is a reliable source.