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Coolest MacBook Pro Touch Bar Features

Sitting just above the keys, the Touch Bar displays an array of color changing functionalities. Check out just a few of the cool things the Touch Bar can do!

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Just like texting on an iPhone, the Touch Bar allows for predictive text. For even faster email responses.

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You can Preview and Edit your photos with it too, all of the edit features appear just by double clicking a picture in the Photo Application.

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I think by far my favorite of the Touch Bar capabilities is switching between tabs visually in Safari. But it can also help coordinate your calendar and contacts by showing open times and days for you to choose from. It can also help you save documents and access keys no longer on the keyboard. Rather than lifting your hand and moving it to the track pad to save your document, just hit Command + S and watch Don’t Save, Cancel, and Save, appear. You may also notice that the F1 – F12 keys are missing from the new Pro. Not to worry, simply bring them up by holding the Fn key at the bottom of the keyboard and watch 1-12 appear on your Touch Bar.

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You can even choose Emojis with the Touch Bar!

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It can account for Touch ID as well. The first time you power up you will have to manually enter your password, but every time after that Touch ID is fair game. Just place your finger on the Touch Bar when you wake your machine from sleeping. Touch ID also means Apple Pay!

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Answer calls just like you would on your iPhone or iPad!

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Soon we will be asking ourselves how we ever lived without it!


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