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Apple May Introduce Radical New Line Of Macs By December

Posted on 22/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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With products like the iPad and MacBook Air challenging and changing the way consumers thing about portable computers, Japanese blog Macotakara claims that Apple may be preparing to launch a brand new line of Macs unlike anything they have released before.

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This Awesome Decal Shows Your MacBook’s Guts In All Their Glory

Posted on 19/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Have you ever wished you had x-ray vision? Of course you have, who hasn’t, right? Fortunately for you, this cool MacBook decal brings the illusion to life. While this MacBook decal unfortunately won’t really give you X-Ray vision, it’ll at least provide the illusion for a while.

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Apple Awarded Patent For Wireless Antennas To Be Built Into Keyboards

Posted on 17/08/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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Apple have been awarded a patent that will allow them integrate wireless antennas into keyboards. Future Macbooks may come with 3G and GPS built into keyboards and provide a fully mobile solution to users. The patent was filled in early 2008, approximately a year after Apple created a prototype Macbook Pro with a built in antenna to receive a 3G signal.

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Say Goodbye To The White Macbook :(

Posted on 08/08/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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A few weeks ago Apple dropped the white Macbook from their laptop range. The polycarbonate Macbook was first introduced in May 2006 and had its last update in May 2010. Check out the gallery to view some vintage Macbooks.

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Confirmed: Apple Issuing Free Lion USB Restore Keys To Some Users

Posted on 04/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following an earlier MacTrast report detailing detailing differences with Macs shipped after Lion’s release (and that they would be difficult to restore from hard drive failure or replacement), it appears that Apple has heard our cries. According to a new report, Apple will now be offering OS X Lion USB keys to customers that purchased the affected Macs.

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MacBooks Found Vulnerable To A Battery-Hijacking Hack

Posted on 27/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to a concerning new report from security researcher Charlie Miller, Apple’s MacBook line of notebooks have a security vulnerability that could allow a hacker to control your battery’s smart chip, potentially causing it to overheat and explode.

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Report: Apple Could Sell 15 Million MacBooks By The End Of The Year

Posted on 21/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following today’s earlier news that Apple has already sold over 500,000 of the new MacBook Airs they just released yesterday, a new report indicates that MacBook Air sales should continue to remain strong, and that Apple may sell up to 15 million new MacBook Airs by year’s end.

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New Macbooks & Mac Minis To Arrive Soon

Posted on 13/07/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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Apple is likely to soon announce a refresh to their Macbook and Mac Mini range. Originally it was thought that leaked part numbers outed an impending Macbook Air and Mac Pro refresh, however, a source close to 9to5 has come forward and claimed the part numbers are for a Macbook and Mac Mini refresh.

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Apple Launches Replacement Program For White MacBook Bottoms

Posted on 31/05/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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An Apple support document dated May 26 details Apple’s now “MacBook Bottom Case Replacement Program.” The program allows owners of MacBooks shipped between October ’09 an April 2011 that have problems with the pads coming off their case a free replacement inside or outside of warranty.

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$211,000 Apple-1 Fired Up In Turin

Posted on 11/05/2011 by Michael Roberts

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The Christie’s auctioned Apple-1 which fetched a whopping £133,250 (roughly $211k) was on show at the Polytechnic University of Turin in Italy this week.

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Linex Sues Apple (As Well As Everyone Else)

Posted on 11/05/2011 by Michael Roberts

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It seems Apple is just another in a long line of companies Linex is suing for violating its wireless communications patents. Apple is not alone in this episode as Linex also seeks the same action against HP, Aruba Networks, Meru Networks and Ruckus Wireless.

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