Apple drops its iconic startup chime from the new MacBook Pros

Aside from the ports that didn’t make the cut, there’s something else that Apple’s taken away from its new MacBook Pro family: the startup chime. Yep, it’s taken out the F-sharp chord that accompanies the boot-up whirr of previous MacBooks, and that’s at least partially because the late-2016 MBPs (all three of them), will turn themselves on and boot up when you open them. So while the power button still turns the machine off, there’s no need to use it to turn it on.

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