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Topic: MacBook

Apple lays claim to greenest notebooks ever in new ad campaign

11/24/2008, 10:11 pm

Not one for modesty, Apple on Monday night launched a new campaign and TV spot touting its new aluminum MacBook lineup as the most environmentally friendly portables ever.

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Apple stock surges on belief MacBooks "peel away" Windows users

11/24/2008, 07:11 pm

Investors returned to Apple shares in force on Monday and sent the stock climbing a massive 12.5 percent after reports said Apple was likely to profit on a wave of converts to its new aluminum MacBooks.

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Apple's new MacBooks have built-in copy protection measures

11/18/2008, 01:11 pm

Apple's new MacBook lines include a form of digital copy protection that will prevent protected media, such as DRM-infused iTunes movies, from playing back on devices that aren't compliant with the new priority protection measures.

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Apple releases fix for quirky MacBook glass trackpads

11/17/2008, 05:11 pm

Apple has released a software update to address an issue where trackpad clicks would randomly go unrecognized on its latest notebook offerings: the MacBook (Late 2008) and MacBook Pro (Late 2008).

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Apple trimming notebook orders; plans fixes for new models

11/10/2008, 01:11 pm

Apple has decided to cut back on its notebook production for the current holiday quarter, according to one report. Meanwhile, the company is said to be working on a software fix for at least one issue surrounding its latest offerings.

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Upgrade kits boost MacBook, MacBook Pro memory to 6GB

11/06/2008, 12:11 pm

An Apple solutions provider on Thursday announced a family of memory upgrades for existing and previous generation MacBook and MacBook Pro notebooks that raise the maximum RAM limitation from 4GB to 6GB.

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Apple readying software patch for quirky MacBook trackpads

11/05/2008, 09:11 am

Trackpad issues experienced by users of Apple's new unibody MacBooks and MacBook Pros will be addressed in a forthcoming software update, according to an email response from chief executive Steve Jobs.

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Apple's unibody MacBook: the review

11/02/2008, 10:11 am

Standing as the single largest change to an Apple portable in recent history, the 13" MacBook completely overhauls the system with a switch from plastic to a strong, thinner aluminum shell and a totally new platform that puts it into a new performance category -- albeit with key sacrifices to meet its goals.

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Amazon, others offer $50-$100 off Apple's new MacBook lines

10/29/2008, 11:10 am

A couple of Apple authorized online retailers are now reflecting immediate availability of the company's new MacBook and MacBook Pro systems, offering savings between $50 and $100 after rebates in addition to other buying incentives.

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Apple device sized between iPhone, MacBook detected online

10/22/2008, 06:10 pm

Apple chief Steve Jobs' has dismissed any immediate plans to enter the netbook field, but a new discovery online points to a mystery device with a resolution in between its pocketable devices and its notebooks.

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An $800 MacBook would be 'the height of folly' - report

10/22/2008, 05:10 pm

Had Apple succumb to calls from industry watchers to release a new MacBook at or below the $800 price point, it would have amounted to "a value-destroying event of epic proportions," according to a newly published analysis.

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Inside the new MacBooks: Audio and Video

10/18/2008, 10:10 am

Apple's new MacBook and MacBook Pro models present a variety of changes in the way audio and video are handled, including support for iPhone-style integrated mic headphones and the new DisplayPort standard. Here's what's new in audio and video.

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Jobs responds to outrage over MacBook's missing FireWire [u]

10/16/2008, 08:10 pm

In one of his characteristically terse email replies, Apple chief executive Steve Jobs has reportedly told one Mac user that changes in video camera technology have reduced the need for FireWire on his company's 13-inch MacBooks.

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Apple's new MacBook and MacBook Pro torn down (photos)

10/16/2008, 10:10 am

Apple parts reseller iFixIt has just completed its photo disassemblies of the new MacBook and MacBook Pro, and notes that the design of both machines are largely inspired by the MacBook Air, with the 13-inch model structurally resembling a 13-inch version of the new MacBook Pro.

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High-quality unboxing photos: late 2008 13" MacBook

10/16/2008, 07:10 am

The new 13" MacBook replaces the previous entry level plastic models with a rigid new aluminum unibody that looks a lot like a scaled down version of the new MacBook Pro, or stuffed-full version of the MacBook Air. The family resemblance is certainly unmistakable. Here's what it looks like out of the box.

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High-quality photo comparison: the new unibody MacBooks

10/16/2008, 07:10 am

While Apple didn't make mention of it at the time, the MacBook Air silently debuted the start of a new unibody MacBook line. The new 15" MacBook Pro and its 13" MacBook sibling have managed to carry out the same lines and execution, harmonizing the plastic MacBook and the now half decade old Aluminum Powerbook design carried forward by the MacBook Pro. Here's how the two models compare.

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Inside the new MacBooks: LSI, Battery, HD, and RAM

10/15/2008, 05:10 pm

Apple's new MacBook and MacBook Pro models contain more innovation than just their case design and graphics. Here's a look at other details, from LSIs to battery, hard drive and RAM features.

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Notes of interest from Apple's MacBook event

10/14/2008, 09:10 pm

With multiple product updates all arriving at once, many might have been overwhelmed by Apple's MacBook launch to overlook potentially important features and limitations -- including the need to log out to switch graphics chips and the multiple party tricks of the new 24-inch Cinema Display.

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A closer look at Apple's move to NVIDIA chipsets, DisplayPort

10/14/2008, 07:10 pm

Apple's graphics options on all new MacBooks are substantially improved due to the use of NVIDIA chipsets over the Intel graphics provided on earlier models; we examine the significance of this and the choice of DisplayPort as the foundation for Apple's video output future.

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Apple posts "Spotlight on Notebooks" event stream

10/14/2008, 06:10 pm

On cue, Apple has posted a streaming version of its MacBook-oriented special event for those unable to attend themselves.

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