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This week on AI: Apple fixes MacBook Pro thermal issues, buying a Mac for school & more

The new MacBook Pro models continued to dominate headlines this week, particularly after Apple issued a patch to fix thermal problems.

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  • Tested: Apple's patch fixes the thermal slowdowns in the 2018 i9 MacBook Pro > >
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  • Apple audio processing could change the way headphone users experience music > >
  • Official iPhone, iPad, Mac Apple repair videos leaked on YouTube > >
  • The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro, iMac Pro, and 2017 iMac > >

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A roundup of other top stories this week:

2018 13-inch MacBook Pro review: Apple's lofty promises are finally realized

HomePod private beta could be testing voice calls, multiple timers

Verizon eyes Apple as partner for 5G TV rollout

Apple targets thermal performance issues on 2018 MacBook Pros with software update

iPhone could be hit by incoming $500B U.S. tariff threat on Chinese imports

Rumor says 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will offer 'flash yellow' & 'taupe' colors

Apple's 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may launch one month after OLED models

Qualcomm exec says Apple's next iPhones will stick to Intel modems

Apple's T2 chip may be behind small number of crashes in iMac Pro, new MacBook Pro

Apple provides Japanese customers with free repairs following floods and landslides