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Consumer Reports Stands By Its Verdict, Won't Recommend Apple's MacBook Pro
12/31/2016

User Reports took many by unsettle last week -- assuredly Apple -- when it said it doesn't prescribe the company's new MacBook Pro models. The stars and bars magazine, which has garnered credibility over 80 years of its existence, said battery life on Apple's new laptops was all over the place -- hitting 19 hours in a test, but less than four hours in another. Last week, Apple's VP of Marketing, Phil Schiller insisted that buyer Reports' findings didn't match the company's field data, and that Apple was working with user Reports to follow its review. Now client Reports has responded: The nonprofit confederation is existent by its initial verdict in which it did not give the MacBook Pro (2016) its "recommended" rating. The coordination has now said it doesn't think re-running the tests will change anything. "In this case, we don't believe re-running the tests are warranted for several reasons. First, as we point out in our eccentric article, experiencing very high battery life on MacBooks is not unusual for us -- in fact we had a model in our comparative tests that got 19 hours," it said. "Second, we settled




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