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Review: 2017 MacBook Pro fulfills the promise of the line’s redesign – AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

At the WWDC, Apple took the opportunity to toss the new Kaby Lake i7 processor into the the redesigned 2016 MacBook Pro chassis. If you liked the 2016 but didn’t jump, you’ll be even happier with the 2017. The latest MacBook Pro models are internally Apple’s 13th generation MacBook Pro, but they effectively represent the fourth major body redesign. The new design leans heavily on techniques used for the Retina…

Jimmie Johnson’s crew chief has laptop stolen with key notes for Sunday’s NASCAR race – SB Nation

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Seven-time championship-winning crew chief Chad Knaus had his laptop, which contained all his notes for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race, stolen from his rental car Wednesday night, according to The Associated Press. Knaus and his wife flew into San Francisco Wednesday night, then drove their rental car to Fisherman’s Wharf to have dinner. When the couple returned to the car after dinner, the right-side rear passenger window was smashed…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Apple’s new iMac Pro will probably blow your mind – BGR

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Apple recently unveiled its best iMac yet, the iMac Pro that we heard was coming but still weren’t fully prepared for. The company only revealed some of the new iMac Pro’s specs during the WWDC 2017 keynote — just enough to tempt Pro users looking for new iMac machines. But new discoveries reveal that Apple’s next all-in-one will be even more impressive than we thought. By digging through code in…

New Apple store that resembles a laptop wouldn’t be the first building to hawk a product – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Inspired by a report that an Apple logo appeared atop the company’s under-construction North Michigan Avenue store, making it resemble a giant laptop, I did what any digital-age architecture critic would do: I sent out a crowd-sourcing tweet asking for other examples of this irresistible phenomenon: small product becomes big building. On Twitter, they came pouring in. •The Capitol Records building in Los Angeles— “looks like an old fashioned turntable…

Jimmie Johnson’s crew chief has laptop stolen with key notes for Sunday’s NASCAR race – SB Nation

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Seven-time championship-winning crew chief Chad Knaus had his laptop, which contained all his notes for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race, stolen from his rental car Wednesday night, according to The Associated Press. Knaus and his wife flew into San Francisco Wednesday night, then drove their rental car to Fisherman’s Wharf to have dinner. When the couple returned to the car after dinner, the right-side rear passenger window was smashed…