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Apple updates 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bars with latest Intel CPUs, more RAM, True Tone displays, more storage, and quieter keyboards (Dieter Bohn/The Verge)

[2018-07-12 12:45:01]

Dieter Bohn / The Verge: Apple updates 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bars with latest Intel CPUs, more RAM, True Tone displays, more storage, and quieter keyboards  —  Slightly more than just spec bumps  —  Apple is updating its top-tier MacBook Pros today with newer processors, more configuration options …

Apple updates 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bars with latest Intel CPUs, more RAM, True Tone displays, more storage, and quieter keyboards (Dieter Bohn/The Verge)


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