“A source who has provided reliable information in the past has informed us that the new MacBook Pro models, expected to be launched in the fall, will feature a Touch ID power button as well as the previously-reported OLED touch-sensitive function keys,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac.
“The KGI note which first reported the OLED function key display also suggested that the new MacBook Pros would offer ‘Touch ID support,’ but did not contain any specifics,” Lovejoy reports. “Incorporating it into the power button would clearly make sense, allowing the same one-touch process to power-on and authenticate as is possible with the Home button on current iPhones.”
Lovejoy reports, “The new MacBook Pros are expected to be feature USB-C, with embedded support for Thunderbolt 3. Claimed chassis shots show room for four USB-C ports, with MagSafe gone.”
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MacDailyNews Take: You can get MagSafe adapters for your power cord, which is a great idea, if we don’t say so ourselves.
Otherwise, here’s hoping Apple prices these babies just right because they’re primed to sell oodles!
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