Comparison: which Apple MacBook is right for you? Having trouble deciding between the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, MacBook Pro without Touch Bar, Retina MacBook and MacBook Air? Confused about specs? Not sure if upgrades are worth the extra money? AppleInsider explains it all in this breakdown of Apple’s current laptop lineup.
10 games — Macworld recently looked back on the year in Mac gaming, choosing 20 of the most exciting and essential releases of 2016 — but game studios didn’t stop releasing games just because we were winding down for the holidays. Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun looks like one of 2016’s top tactical games, for example, while Dying Light and N++ both warrant serious attention. Check out this Macworld slideshow.
Outline Edit — Outline Edit is a free download for Mac and lets you sketch out ideas in a quick, simple and intuitive way.
Add a Touchscreen to your Mac — AirBar is a USB-powered sensor that attaches to the bottom of your screen and enables touch interactions right on the display thanks to the company’s “zForce AIR” light field technology. The company is launching support for the MacBook Air first with support for other models to follow. Interested users can sign up at the company’s website to be notified once pre-orders go live in March. There’s no word on pricing but AirBar already sells a version for Windows laptops for US$69.
Duet Display lets you add a virtual Touch Bar to any Mac — If you want the Touch Bar experience that comes on some models of the 2016 MacBook Pro but can’t afford the new laptop, you can experience it on your current Mac with the Duet Display app.