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Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro Quickly Becoming a Hit

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Apple recently unveiled a new MacBook Pro designed for creatives with a brilliant 16-inch Retina display and it’s quickly becoming a hit with reviewers as well as early adopters.

The new MacBook Pro strays away from the controversial butterfly mechanism keyboard and features a Magic Keyboard with a redesigned scissor mechanism design. it also includes the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of RAM, up to 8GB of VRAM and an all new thermal design.

With an inverted “T” arrangement for the arrow keys and Touch Bar, along with Touch ID, the 16-inch MacBook Pro is fairing well among reviewers as one of the best typing experiences ever on a MacBook. It also uses an advanced thermal architecture which allows the system to run at a higher power for longer periods of time.

The 16-inch MacBook Pro features a 100Wh battery for up to 11 hours of web browsing or Apple TV app playback. The new MacBook can also be configured with up to 8TB of SSD storage – the most ever in a laptop.

Apple’s latest MacBook starts at $2,399 and is available today through Apple and authorized retailers. At the time of writing this article, Apple’s stock is at $265.76.

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Apple AirPods Pro Now Available

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Apple’s recently announced AirPods Pro are now available for purchase on Apple’s site and in stores.

The new Pro model of AirPods feature adaptive Active Noise Cancellation, Adaptive EQ, transparency mode, sweat and water resistance (IPX4), up to 4.5 hours of listening time on a single charge, Siri support and Bluetooth 5.0.

One feature that previous AirPod models have been lacking is noise cancellation. Using two outward-facing microphones, the AirPods Pro detect external sound and then counter it with equal anti-noise to cancel the external sound before it’s heard. The AirPods Pro also feature Transparency mode which provides the option for users to listen to music while still hearing the environment around them.

AirPods Pro are available for $249 in the United States and 25 other countries and regions starting October 30.

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