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2016 MacBook Pro – Well balanced Keyboard and Touch Bar

2016 MacBook Pro Keyboard and Touch Bar

One of the newest and very much critiqued aspect of the new MacBook Pro is the keyboard. It is the second-generation of the butterfly keyboard Apple introduced with the MacBook in 2015. While I have been using an external keyboard for quite some time, I’ve been impressed with the keyboard on the 2016 MacBook Pro.

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2016 MacBook Pro – Pricing considerations

As mentioned in other articles, I was a bit taken by surprise at the price increase of the 2016 MacBook Pro. With so many other changes on this new device, why would Apple increase the price by $200 for the 13-inch model and $400 for the 15-inch model? Could it be that the Touch Bar and Touch ID really cost that much for each of these models? The reality is, I am not sure why Apple decided to increase costs. However, I decided to take a look at the details of what you would get for that price.

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2016 MacBook Pro – Ports of Course

2016 MacBook Pro ports

As I contemplated which version of the new MacBook Pro to purchase, the ports were a big complaint that I heard from those online looking for something miraculous from the device. So, I went back to look at some of the stats from previous models to help me decide how much of an impact this had on my situation and the need more a newer machine.

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2016 MacBook Pro –Deciding on an Upgrade

Have you seen Apple’s new MacBook Pro? Did you order one when it was announced? Are you waiting for the reviews to come out to make sure it is the machine for you? Is this too many questions to start a review of the most recent MacBook Pro? If you have read this far, the answers to most of the questions is…”probably…”

I have to admit that I was one of those who had some misgivings about the newest addition to the Apple portable line-up. I watched the entire launch event and started to feel that maybe I missed something. Maybe, they announced something that I missed when I stepped out of the room. After reviewing the news and looking at the other tech blogs, it was apparent that I was not alone in the hopes of something different. Something different from what was announced was a hope of many people as the criticisms were plentiful.

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Verizon empowering parents with apps and safeguards

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, children will be taking part in activities across various locations. For parents with Verizon, some safeguards programs and apps are available to you. Whether you are a parent of a teenager or a younger individual who is carrying a cell phone, if you are on the Verizon network, consider checking out Verizon Wireless FamilyBase, Verizon Family Locator, and Delphi Connect for Verizon.

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The Backbeat Fit delivers on high quality Bluetooth headphones

The Backbeat Fit provides a quality experience for anyone looking for a Bluetooth headset. With a solid connection from pocket to ear, strong volume, and a comfortable fit, this pair of headphones can provide a better experience than many corded headphones. The Backbeat Fit comes in light blue and green and is available at many retailers both online and local.

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The BlackBerry Classic is a mix of touch and tradition

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The BlackBerry Classic is a mix of traditional BlackBerry with a modern touchscreen. The physical QWERTY keyboard will draw in those dedicated to their favorite first devices. The responsive touchscreen and navigation tools, will draw in others looking for something different in a smartphone. It is available now at AT&T for $49.99 on a 2-year contract, through their Next installment plan, and without a contract.
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Verizon offering free smartphone and tablet workshops


Verizon is helping smartphone and tablet users master their technology through in-store wireless workshops. This is good news to those consumers who received or purchased a new device during the recent holidays. Subscribers of all wireless carriers can participate at their nearby Verizon Wireless retail store.

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Redesigned BlackBerry Passport arriving exclusively at AT&T


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BlackBerry has new devices coming soon and AT&T will carry them. AT&T and Blackberry have announced an exclusive launch of the newly redesigned BlackBerry Passport. A BlackBerry Classic will also be coming soon to AT&T stores and online.

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Shareable rollover data coming to AT&T


During this week of announcements, AT&T shared that it will be bringing back rollover data beginning January 25. This rollover feature will vary from past AT&T concepts and be different from the recent T-Mobile rollover plans. All new and current AT&T Mobile Share Value customers will automatically receive the Rollover Datafeature at no additional cost.

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