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Topic: Touch Bar

The Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro is well implemented, but serves no useful purpose

07/07/2018, 03:07 pm

With the 2016 MacBook Pro came polarization of the user base. It wasn't just over USB-C, but also Apple's new Touch Bar as well.

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For space grey MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Mojave Dark Mode is the new Aqua

06/30/2018, 08:06 am

While Apple's new MacOS Mojave is designed to support a long tail of older Macs (dating back as far as 2010) it's particularly a treat when used on new machines. In particular, its new Dark Mode is ideal on a space grey MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.

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Photoshop rival Pixelmator Pro gets new export & color tools, Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro

05/31/2018, 09:05 am

Pixelmator on Thursday released a major update of Pixelmator Pro for the Mac, adding features such as Touch Bar commands on the MacBook Pro, and a slew of automatic color adjustments.

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LaCie announces 2big Thunderbolt 3 RAID dock, compatible with Apple's MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

04/19/2017, 10:04 am

Available this summer in capacities of 12, 16 or 20 terabytes, LaCie's forthcoming 2big professional 2-bay RAID storage solution features high-speed Thunderbolt 3 connectivity set to take advantage of Apple's latest MacBook Pros.

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Nvidia 1080ti with new drivers in external enclosure quadruples MacBook Pro native performance

04/17/2017, 11:04 am

Enthusiasts have wasted no time in testing the new Nvidia Pascal video card drivers, and have found external GPU performance nearly four times that of the Radeon Pro 450 in the 15-inch MacBook Pro.

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Some MacBook Pro with Touch Bar owners report pinging, popping case noise during heavy use

04/13/2017, 12:04 pm

A small proportion of users with the 2016 MacBook Pro are reporting hearing a pinging, or popping noise, described as similar to that of crushing a plastic bottle, seemingly related to thermal conditions in the laptop.

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Evernote for macOS gains iOS features on MacBook Pro Touch Bar

04/12/2017, 02:04 pm

The latest update to Evernote brings bug fixes and simple 2016 MacBook Pro Touch Bar support to the popular note-taking and organizational app.

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Retina MacBook Pro minus Touch Bar, iPad Pro Cintiq capability rumored in development

04/06/2017, 03:04 pm

New claims about future Mac hardware have emerged after Tuesday's revelations from Apple's Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi, with the latest rumors suggesting that future high-end Retina MacBook Pros may not include a Touch Bar, and the iPad Pro could be used directly as a tablet input device for a connected Mac.

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Patent applications show Apple has considered adding Touch Bar to Magic Keyboard

04/04/2017, 10:04 am

The Touch Bar, Apple's thin touchscreen display above the keyboard on the MacBook Pro, could make an appearance on other Apple peripherals, with recently-published patent application illustrations revealing a version of the Touch Bar has been considered for the Magic Keyboard accessory.

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How to disable word predictions on the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

02/20/2017, 04:02 pm

Students who own Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar may not be able to use its dynamic function row in public examinations as industry officials believe its integrated predictive text feature and other capabilities could give them an unfair advantage. Here's how to disable it.

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Microsoft rolls out MacBook Pro Touch Bar support to all Office for Mac suite users

02/16/2017, 02:02 pm

Following after a brief beta preview, Microsoft is rolling out support for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar to all users of Office for Mac, with the update providing quick access to functions from the new dynamic display panel.

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Four months after preview, Microsoft adds Touch Bar support to latest Office betas

02/08/2017, 08:02 am

After teasing Touch Bar support for the omnipresent Office in October, Microsoft has added preliminary support for the MacBook Pro feature in its most recent build for the "slow ring" of its beta testers.

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Apple updates Logic Pro X with Touch Bar support, GarageBand for iOS with new options & interface

01/18/2017, 01:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday released updates to two of its audio production apps -- Logic Pro X for the Mac, and GarageBand on iOS -- adding customizable Touch Bar support on the former, and features like a redesigned sound browser on the latter.

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Hands on: Duet Display for iPad brings Touch Bar, Apple Pencil to your extended Mac desktop

12/28/2016, 11:12 am

Accelerated multiple-monitor tool Duet Display now brings the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar to an extended screen using an iPad, and optional full Apple Pencil support in macOS. AppleInsider shows you what's been updated in the new version.

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Duet Display adds support for virtual Touch Bar on iPads

12/21/2016, 01:12 pm

Duet Display, an app that turns an iOS device into a secondary display for Mac or Windows systems, has been updated with support for the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar interface -- even on MacBooks that don't have a Touch Bar.

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Touch Bar keyboards, 'modest' Mac upgrades on Apple's slate for 2017

12/20/2016, 10:12 am

Apple's Mac plans for next year reportedly include mostly "modest" upgrades, though the company is considering building standalone keyboards with Touch Bars and Touch ID.

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Examined: project management tool OmniPlan 3.6 with Touch Bar support in macOS Sierra

12/17/2016, 10:12 am

Recent Omni Group project management tool OmniPlan has always been one of the best tools for Gantt charts, but the 3.6 update makes good use of the new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar as well. AppleInsider examines the new offering.

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Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 technology preview brings MacBook Pro Touch Bar controls

12/13/2016, 03:12 pm

As promised at the MacBook Pro release event, Adobe has made available a technology preview version of image editing suite Photoshop CC 2017 for Mac, adding beta versions of contextual touch tools to the Touch Bar.

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Microsoft touts Surface success, claims more MacBook switchers than ever

12/12/2016, 09:12 am

Calling the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar a "disappointment," Microsoft claims that more users than ever are switching from Apple's MacBook lineup to its competing Surface lineup of hybrid laptop tablets.

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Apple adds basic support for Touch Bar in beta Web-based iCloud Photo Library

12/05/2016, 09:12 am

Very recently, Apple updated its beta iCloud site with support for the Touch Bar on the 2016 MacBook Pro -- but the support is bug-laden, and not fully implemented.

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