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Bait and fix: Apple is basically forcing you to get AppleCare for your new MacBook Pro

Apple has implemented a new policy that will render your MacBook Pro 'inoperative' if you try to fix it at home or through an unauthorized repair shop.

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Apple's dropping Back To My Mac Remote Access. Here's an Alternative, Currently Discounted.

RemotePC by iDrive lets you connect to your work or office computer securely from anywhere, and from any iOS or Android device. Right now their 50 computer package is 90% off or just $6.95 for your 1st year.

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MacBook Pro throttling vs PCs, Core i7 losing hyper-threading rumors, and Q&A | The Full Nerd Ep. 60

In today's Full Nerd, we cover the throttling issues plaguing the MacBook Pro and compare it to Windows laptops. Then we'll talk about the rumors of Intel taking hyper-threading out of Core i7 CPUs.

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Apple says, yes, the new MacBook Pro is throttling, but here’s the fix

Fix address a software bug in the MacBookPro firmware that affected processor speed.

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This 4-port USB hub is just $3.50 today, $4.50 off list

Unitek's portable USB 3.0 4-port high speed hub is just $3.50 today using a promo code, a sharp discount from its $8 list price.

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What to expect from the MacBook Pro’s leap to 8th-generation Intel processors

Apple is finally refreshing the MacBook Pro line with 8th-generation (Coffee Lake) Intel CPUs, and everything is about to get a whole lot faster.

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Apple releases new Coffee Lake-based MacBook Pro laptops

Apple's new pro laptop feature eighth-generation Intel Core processors that offer a significant performance jump, as well as DDR4 memory support and True Tone display technology.

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4 ways Android Messages for web is better than Apple Messages on the Mac (and 4 ways it's not)

Google has finally launched Android Messages on the web, letting users send and receive texts from their PC. But is it better than Apple's Messages on the Mac?

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Amazon’s one-day sale on this 27-inch iMac gets you glorious 5K Retina for $850 off

For $1449, you can get a 2TB 27-inch iMac (2015) at Amazon today.

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What was missing from WWDC 2018? Originality

Apple's WWDC keynote was jam-packed with new features for iOS, macOS, and watchOS, but none of them were very innovative.

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Hands on: Razer's Core X GPU enclosure is cheaper, bigger, and even works with Macs

The Core X external GPU case will take up to a 3-slot wide GPU, provide up to 100 watts over Thunderbolt 3 for charging, and cost just $299.

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13-inch MacBook Pro battery replacement program FAQ: What it is and how to use it

Apple has launched a battery replacement program for some non-Touch Bar model of the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Here's how to find out if your model is affected and how to get it replaced.

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How a custom processor could make Apple’s MacBooks exciting again

Bloomberg's report that Apple is working on a custom Macs processor could mean big things are in store for Apple's notebooks.

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Three things Apple's cheaper MacBook Air will need to be a hit

A new rumor says that Apple is planning to release a cheaper MacBook Air sometime in the next few months. Here's what it needs to be a hit.

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Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and Macs

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs are very serious, and the fixes can create serious slowdowns in PCs, Macs, and other devices. Here's everything you need to know.

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iMac Pro first look: Apple’s most powerful Mac is a multiprocessing beast

Made for video editing, 3D graphics, VR, and software development, Apple's new pro Mac is an engineering feat.

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