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Heavyweight battle: Surface Book vs Macbook Pro

Microsoft and Apple have both recently added new devices to their high-end lineups but which machine is better for you? CIO.com senior writer, Sarah White matches these two machines up to see who is the victor.

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The evolution of Apple's laptops, from the PowerBook to the MacBook Pro

Apple's PowerBooks, iBooks, and MacBooks have come a long way in 25 years.

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Which Mac should you buy?

Trying to decide which Mac to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer. Find out which Mac is best for you.

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How a little iOS magic in every new Touch Bar adds security

It seems like Apple put a Watch under the hood of the new MacBook Pro's touch-based interface for security and interaction.

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Cyber Monday deals: 13 tech bargains that truly save you serious money

Tech bargains abound in the aftermath of Black Friday, and you don't even have to leave the house.

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Revealed: The MacBook Pro 2016's soldered-on SSD has a data recovery lifeline

There's a lifeline for the MacBook Pro 2016's soldered-on SSD: A report from 9to5Mac reveals a tool designed to pull data off a bad drive and onto another MacBook Pro.

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Podcast 534: The Mac book that isn't a computer

Apple's new design book—and its attitude lately—are pretty annoying, but Susie's still really into the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.

Acer Swift 7 review: This slender ultrabook focuses on just the basics

Thin may be in, but you can get more bang for your buck.

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MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review: The best bits of iOS in a really great Mac

The 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros are naturally thin, fast, and expensive. But the innovative new Touch Bar makes them surprisingly delightful to use.

MacBook Pro review: The Touch Bar bridges the gap between iPad and Mac

With its innovative, contextual, customizable controls, the Touch Bar makes the new MacBook Pros worth buying.

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Podcast 533: The Mac of today, the Mac of tomorrow

Susie and Glenn discuss the underwhelming "Escape Edition" MacBook Pro and wonder about the next big Mac innovation.

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13-inch MacBook Pro review: Too many tradeoffs

The entry-level 2016 MacBook Pro—the one without a Touch Bar—compromises on graphics, ports, and RAM speed.

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Podcast 532: I want my TV app (only better)

Glenn and Susie discuss their hopes and dreams for the new TV app coming this December, plus more thoughts on the new MacBook Pros.

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Why 2016 is such a terrible year for the Mac

Apple may still care about the Mac, but this year it's been pretty hard to tell.

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The new MacBook Pro isn't just a laptop, it's a strategy shift

Apple's decisions with its Pro line of laptops could signal a further shrinking of its Mac product lines.

Hands-on: 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys

While we're waiting for the Touch Bar equipped MacBook Pros, let's check out the model Apple glossed over at the unveiling: the 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys.

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Why the MacBook Pro's new Touch Bar is the touchscreen done right

The Touch Bar has Apple flirting but not committing to touchscreen capabilities – and that's the right approach.

Apple's put a new touch on its latest Macbook Pro

Apple's latest Macbook Pro replaces the top row of keys with an OLED touch bar, which can change functions based on the software being used.

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Podcast 531: The new MacBook Pro is here

Glenn and Roman talk about the MacBook Pro—is it enough to satisfy professional Mac users, former MacBook Air owners, and most importantly, you?

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Hands-on: The MacBook Pro's innovative Touch Bar will grab you

Apple's newest Mac packs a strip of iOS-style contextual controls into the Touch Bar. There's also a new keyboard and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.