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Topic: MacBook

Suppliers say Apple will build first batch of CDMA iPhones in December

09/22/2010, 08:09 am

Apple is expected to build its first 3 million Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhones in December 2010, contacts in the company's overseas supply chain reportedly indicated.

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iPad 'slightly cannibalizing' Apple's own low-end MacBooks - report

09/20/2010, 07:09 am

Strong sales of the iPad are expected to have a "slight" negative impact on Mac sales, particularly on the low-end notebook models from Apple, supply chain sources have indicated.

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Steam survey finds 47% of Mac gamers run Apple's MacBook Pro

08/27/2010, 09:08 am

Valve's monthly survey of the hardware specifications of Steam users has found that nearly half of Mac gamers run a MacBook Pro, while the iMac accounts for nearly a quarter.

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Apple reseller slashes Mac prices to lowest seen all year

08/23/2010, 08:08 pm

In a bid to capitalize on this year's back-to-school shopping season, one of Apple's largest authorized resellers has dropped Mac prices to the lowest seen this year, offering $150 of white MacBooks, up to $180 off new iMacs, and up to $300 off MacBook Pros.

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Apple brings inertial scrolling, three-finger drag to some MacBooks

07/27/2010, 04:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued an update to a number of recent notebooks -- including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air -- bringing inertial scrolling and three-finger drag gesture support to some trackpads.

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Apple's 27" iMac only supports native or 720p video input, no 1080p

07/21/2010, 06:07 pm

Apple's revised 27" iMac introduced this spring debuted a new feature: a Mini DisplayPort video port that worked in both directions, enabling external video sources to output video to the screen. That feature is largely limited to 720p in HDTV applications however.

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Teardown of Apple's latest MacBook reveals slightly larger battery

05/20/2010, 09:05 am

Apple added five watt hours and 7.5 grams to the battery in its latest low-end polycarbonate MacBook refresh, helping the notebook achieve an advertised battery life of 10 hours.

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Revised 2010 MacBook now supports HDMI with audio output

05/18/2010, 05:05 pm

Apple's updated entry level white MacBook now supports audio and video output via its Mini DisplayPort, enabling users to drive an HDMI HDTV using a single cable or adapter.

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Apple releases updated $999 MacBook with GeForce 320M graphics

05/18/2010, 07:05 am

Apple on Tuesday quietly updated its low-end MacBook, giving the entry-level hardware a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Nvidia GeForce 320M graphics, and a reported 10 hours of battery life.

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Another leak from Vietnam reveals Apple's 13-inch MacBook refresh

05/15/2010, 12:05 pm

Apple's entry-level MacBook will soon receive a refresh with a 2.4GHz processor and Nvidia 320M mobile graphics and an LED backlit display, as revealed in a new leak.

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Apple exploring 'invisible,' disappearing buttons for future MacBooks

04/29/2010, 09:04 am

Apple's crusade against the physical button continues, with a new patent application describing a disappearing input space that could be featured anywhere on the aluminum shell of a MacBook Pro.

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Apple in advance discussions to adopt AMD chips

04/16/2010, 01:04 pm

Intel has served as Apple's sole source for the microprocessors used in its notebook and desktop personal computers since the company began its transition away from PowerPC in 2006, but that may soon change given the company's recent talks with Intel's chief CPU rival Advanced Micro Devices.

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Rumor suggests Apple could release new MacBook Pros April 13

04/08/2010, 11:04 am

As the wait for new MacBook Pro notebooks from Apple continues to grow, yet another rumor suggests their release is imminent, with a new report claiming a refresh is set for next Tuesday.

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Taiwanese paper claims Apple will refresh entire MacBook line soon

04/05/2010, 03:04 pm

A new report claims that Apple could release updates to its MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebook computers in April, with alleged Intel processor supply issues said to be resolved.

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Future Apple MacBooks could have screens backlit by the sun

03/25/2010, 09:03 am

First on AppleInsider: A new Apple patent application revealed this week describes technology that would allow an external light source, like the sun, to provide the backlight for a display, helping to conserve battery life.

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US Army leaders visit Apple campus to discuss future mobile devices

03/24/2010, 04:03 pm

Leaders of the U.S. Army's technology command visited Apple's Cupertino, Calif., campus earlier this month to talk about existing products, including the forthcoming iPad, and the development of new, user-friendly technology for use on the front lines.

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Apple looking to improve cooling efficiency in future Macs

03/04/2010, 09:03 am

A number of Apple patent applications revealed this week show a variety of methods to ensure that future portable devices operate at an acceptable temperature.

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Apple granted patents for pioneering unibody MacBook designs

03/02/2010, 10:03 am

Two years after Apple introduced its first unibody computer in the MacBook Air, the company has officially been granted ownership of its unique design and manufacturing process.

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MacBook Pros in tight supply, new models could broaden gap with MacBooks

02/24/2010, 09:02 am

Constrained supplies of MacBook Pros suggest an anticipated notebook refresh is growing closer -- one that could further differentiate the premium lineup from the low-end MacBook. Also, Apple has improved its shipping times for 27-inch iMacs to three to five business days.

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Apple announces MacBook Repair Program for hard drive issues

02/16/2010, 06:02 pm

Users who bought MacBooks between May 2006 and December 2007 that are experiencing hard drive problems may be covered under a new repair extension program.

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