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Saber is a rugged portable battery that can fully charge a laptop … – The Verge

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

A relatively new commercial battery company with expats from Tesla, SpaceX, Amazon, and Faraday Future wants to put an end to searching for wall outlets with a new power brick called Saber. Saber is a 2.2-pound portable lithium-ion battery with 86 watt-hours of power (roughly 23,000mAh), meaning it can fully charge a laptop twice, a phone up to 10 times, and can easily handle things like drone or DSLR batteries….

Mac users: Are you ready for the super-fast iMac Pro? | Computerworld – Computerworld

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

If you’re looking for a high-end Mac, you may want to shoot across to Apple.com and tap the Notify Me button to be among the first to learn when the iMac Pro hits the stores — probably in December. Huge performance gains with iMac Pro Apple announced the iMac Pro in June. The company called this “the most powerful Mac ever.” The introduction was seen as a gesture of solidarity…

MacBook Pro’s space bar mercilessly mocked in song – CNET

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Does that look like 75 degrees to you? Looks like 74 to me. Jonathan Mann/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Works of art can be temperamental. They need the right light, the right temperature, the right atmospheric conditions. So it is with Apple’s lovely MacBook Pro. Especially, some believe, its keyboard. Some people maintain that it’s…

Deals: High-end 2017 15" MacBook Pro for $2879 ($320 off); $100-$150 off 12" MacBooks; 21" iMac 4K for $1199 … – AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Shoppers this week can exclusively save $320 on Apple’s current 15″ MacBook Pro with 1TB of storage and Radeon 560 graphics. Or snap up a 12″ MacBook at $100 to $150 off with prices starting at $1,169. Apple’s 2017 21.5″ iMac 4K is also $1,199 after a $100 cash discount with no tax outside NY and NJ. $320 off Apple’s high-end 2017 15″ MacBook Pro 15″ (2.9GHz/16GB/1TB/Radeon 560) in Space…

MacBook Pro’s space bar mercilessly mocked in song – CNET

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Does that look like 75 degrees to you? Looks like 74 to me. Jonathan Mann/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Works of art can be temperamental. They need the right light, the right temperature, the right atmospheric conditions. So it is with Apple’s lovely MacBook Pro. Especially, some believe, its keyboard. Some people maintain that it’s…

Aorus X9 is a new monster gaming laptop with twin GTX 1070 GPUs – TechRadar

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Gigabyte has unveiled a powerful new gaming laptop which derives its pixel-pushing prowess from dual GeForce GTX 1070 GPUs. The new Aorus X9 boasts an Intel Core i7-7820HK quad-core processor (base clock 2.9GHz, with Turbo to 3.9GHz) which can be overclocked, and as mentioned, a pair of GTX 1070 graphics cards hooked up in SLI (with 8GB of video memory each). That chunky core spec is backed by up to…

MacBook Pro’s space bar mercilessly mocked in song – CNET

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Does that look like 75 degrees to you? Looks like 74 to me. Jonathan Mann/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Works of art can be temperamental. They need the right light, the right temperature, the right atmospheric conditions. So it is with Apple’s lovely MacBook Pro. Especially, some believe, its keyboard. Some people maintain that it’s…

YouTube Singer Follows Up ‘iPhone Antenna Song’ With Sticky MacBook Keyboard Tune – Mac Rumors

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Popular YouTube singer-songwriter Jonathan Mann has uploaded a humorous Apple-related tune that is currently doing the rounds on social media and tech blogs. Mann originally rose to prominence among Apple watchers for catching the eye of Steve Jobs, who opened his iPhone 4 press conference by playing to the audience Mann’s 2010 “iPhone Antenna Song”, which criticized parts of the media for its “Antennagate” fixation. But it’s unlikely Mann’s latest…

Microsoft says its new laptops are twice as powerful as the MacBook Pro — here’s what that means – Business Insider

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Both Apple and Microsoft are making expensive pro-level laptops.Microsoft Microsoft is mounting a direct challenge to Apple’s MacBook Pro laptops. In recent years, Apple’s MacBook Pros have been the high-end notebook of choice for those who need a high-performance laptop.  Now, Microsoft wants its Surface Book to be that device. The company best known for Windows is making direct comparisons to Apple’s aluminum juggernaut.  Here’s how Microsoft’s corporate VP of devices Panos…

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is what the next MacBook Pro should be (but almost certainly won’t) – ZDNet

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

(Image: CNET) Microsoft’s new Surface Book 2 is a beast. Once again Microsoft is schooling Apple on what a modern laptop should be. Must read: Here’s why your old iPhone feels slow — and what you can do about it Apple has gone from leading the way when it came to high-performance laptops to getting mired in mediocre updates and gimmicks such as the Touch Bar. On the other hand,…

There’s now a song about the sticky MacBook keyboard to get stuck in your head [Video] – 9to5Mac

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Jonathan Mann of ‘Song a Day’ fame has a new hit on his hands. “I Am Pressing The Spacebar and Nothing Is Happening” is his latest jingle, and it’s a brilliant tune about keys on the MacBook keyboard having a tendency to get stuck when exposed to debris or crumbs or, well, in some cases, air. Sony A6500 The lyrics are simple but relatable for anyone who has used the…

MacBook Pro’s space bar mercilessly mocked in song – CNET

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Does that look like 75 degrees to you? Looks like 74 to me. Jonathan Mann/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Works of art can be temperamental. They need the right light, the right temperature, the right atmospheric conditions. So it is with Apple’s lovely MacBook Pro. Especially, some believe, its keyboard. Some people maintain that it’s…

There’s now a song about the sticky MacBook keyboard to get stuck in your head [Video] – 9to5Mac

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Jonathan Mann of ‘Song a Day’ fame has a new hit on his hands. “I Am Pressing The Spacebar and Nothing Is Happening” is his latest jingle, and it’s a brilliant tune about keys on the MacBook keyboard having a tendency to get stuck when exposed to debris or crumbs or, well, in some cases, air. Sony A6500 The lyrics are simple but relatable for anyone who has used the…

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is what the next MacBook Pro should be (but almost certainly won’t) – ZDNet

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

(Image: CNET) Microsoft’s new Surface Book 2 is a beast. Once again Microsoft is schooling Apple on what a modern laptop should be. Must read: Here’s why your old iPhone feels slow — and what you can do about it Apple has gone from leading the way when it came to high-performance laptops to getting mired in mediocre updates and gimmicks such as the Touch Bar. On the other hand,…