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Topic: 2017 MacBook Pro

Conflicting information distributed inside Apple about reason for silicone MacBook Pro keyboard seal

07/19/2018, 08:07 am

A pair of documents covering Apple's service policies and procedures conflict on the reasoning for the silicone gasket around the key mechanisms in the new 2018 MacBook Pro.

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Tested: Thermal conditions in the 2018 i9 MacBook Pro dramatically hampering performance

07/18/2018, 07:07 pm

AppleInsider has both an i7 and i9 2018 MacBook Pro on hand, and it's time to do our own testing on the thermal throttling situation that positively afflicts the i9 model -- at least at launch.

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Apple says the 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard doesn't improve reliability, and that's not great

07/13/2018, 09:07 am

While repair data collated by AppleInsider continues to suggest that Apple has made some reliability improvements in the MacBook Pro keyboard in the past year, there appears to be no changes made to the third generation butterfly switch keyboard beyond a quieter typing experience -- but there should have been.

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Watch: 2017 MacBook Pro with Kaby Lake CPU vs. Apple's 2016 Skylake model

06/11/2017, 01:06 pm

Released in late 2016, the redesigned MacBook Pro without Touch Bar came with Intel's previous-generation Skylake processors. This month, they were refreshed with next-gen Kaby Lake processors, and AppleInsider put the two models head to head to compare their performance.

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Review: Apple's new Kaby Lake 13" MacBook Pro without Touch Bar unexpectedly speedy vs. 2016 model

06/10/2017, 01:06 pm

After less than a year on the market, the 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar has been upgraded with Intel's Kaby Lake processor -- and a lower price. Are the changes (and downgrade, in one notable case) to get the price down enough to get you to buy one?

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