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All the nifty things you can do with Apple's Touch Bar

Apple's newest lineup of MacBook Pros feature a touch-sensitive bar running alongside the keyboard. Here are just some of the things the Touch Bar does.

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Getting touchy feely

Apple introduced three MacBook Pros today, two of which feature a novel Touch Bar. This bar is a touch-sensitive OLED pad that changes function depending on what application you're using. Read on to find out the many uses the Touch Bar has.

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Basic controls

Before its unveiling, many worried that Apple got rid of the Esc(ape) key. But fear not, it still exists within the Touch Bar, as well as other general control keys.

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Sign in with Touch ID

The Touch Bar can read your fingerprint, meaning you can sign into your user account with just a touch.

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Pay for purchases

Your Touch ID fingerprint can also authorize payments online.

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Edit video quickly

If you edit video, scrubbing through scenes becomes easier with the Touch Bar.

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Swipe through images

You can also swipe through photos and images easily.

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Turn it up

The Touch Bar also has keys for editing and listening to audio files and songs.

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Find the perfect emoji

With emoji integration, finding the right emoji to express yourself can go a lot quicker.

For more info, see all of today's Apple news.

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