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    Overnight Apple announced an update to their aging MacBook Pro. Of course its thinner, lighter, faster, smarter, better, but the stand out feature this time is the inclusion of the Touch Bar. An integrated touchscreen that’s replaces your tradition F1-F12 keys which to be honest are rarely used in...
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