‘2016 MacBook Pro’ Updates: Apple and NVIDIA are Working Together for Future Mac Upgrades; AMD Graphics-Powered MacBook Release in OctoberBy Shunie Pearl C. Dela Cruz
The most-talked about upgrade of MacBook Pro for 2016 is slated to be released in October that is said to be powered by an AMD graphics chipsets. But Apple and NVIDIA are said to be working together for future MacBook Pro upgrades.
New revolutionary computers are brewing in the cups of Apple and NVIDIA as the two are reported to have been working for the future upgrades of Macs according to Bloomberg stated in the report of BGR. The collaboration was proven true by the three job listings of Apple found in NVIDIA database where portion of the job description says "working in partnership with Apple and write code that will define and shape the future".
Apple is rumored to switch back to NVIDIA from AMD for the future upgrades of Mac machines. This entails a more high-end future lineup for Apple Mac machine most especially when Thunderbolt Display with integrated graphics is to be associated with the upgrade. However, MacBook Pro with NVIDIA graphics is not likely to come out this year. Instead, the 2016 MacBook Pro will be powered by an AMD graphics chipset.
The highly-anticipated 2016 MacBook Pro is reported to debut in October but the question that still linger is "when exactly in October". Many reports have been pointing to late in October as Apple is still preparing for the event.
In relation to that, the upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro is expected to sport a dynamic display of function keys which will be located above the keyboard according to Apple Insider. The support for this feature is spotted in the latest code of macOS 10.12 Sierra where a so-called "Function Row" is mentioned.
Furthermore, the 2016 MacBook Pro is also rumored to have Touch ID sensor integrated into the power button. If this is going to happen, the 2016 upgrade of MacBook Pro will be the first Apple device to have such kind of sensor except from iPhone and iPad.