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Topic: MacBook

Apple set to ship Macs with Blu-ray support - report

01/03/2008, 10:01 am

Apple Inc. at this month's Macworld Expo will will outline a high-definition video strategy that will see its weight thrown further behind Sony Corp's Blu-ray DVD format as opposed to Toshiba's HD-DVD, according to one Wall Street analyst.


Apple may offer external optical drive with new sub-notebook

01/02/2008, 11:01 am

Mac maker Apple Inc., which later this month will unveil its first sub-notebook design in over a decade, is likely to offer an external optical drive as an optional accessory, according to a new report.


Patent roundup: video features, scroll wheel keyboard

12/27/2007, 06:12 pm

Newly published filings show Apple attempting to patent two important video decoding techniques as well as a scrolling technique that applies both to iPods and a possible keyboard.


NPD on struggling MP3 market; MacBook tops Amazon

12/24/2007, 03:12 pm

Apple is the only portable media player maker left unscathed by a drop in sales during this year's holidays, according to an NPD study. Also, the MacBook is crowning Amazon's bestselling computer charts as Christmas approaches.


Apple releases update for freezing MacBook keyboards

12/18/2007, 07:12 pm

Apple has released a software update for its MacBook and MacBook Pro systems that addresses chronic freezing issues with the systems' keyboards.


Briefly: More sightings of mysterious metallic grey MacBooks

12/13/2007, 03:12 pm

As next month's Macworld Expo rapidly approaches, sources are reporting additional sightings of an unfamiliar MacBook model floating around Apple's Cupertino-based campus.


Apple validates 13-inch LED backlight units ahead of ultra-portable

12/04/2007, 09:12 am

Apple, which in January is expected to take the wraps off its slimmest and sleekest notebook in years, is reported to have placed orders for a new breed of 13.3-inch LED backlight units with production-ready quantities scheduled for delivery this month.


Piper ups likelihood of ultra-portable at Macworld, comments on iPhone

11/30/2007, 10:11 am

Investment bank Piper Jaffray said Friday it now believes there is as an 85 percent likelihood that Apple at the upcoming Macworld Expo in January will finally take the wraps off its long-rumored ultra-portable MacBook.


MacBook wireless suffering after recent Mac OS X updates

11/28/2007, 08:11 am

Owners of Apple's 13-inch notebooks are reporting that their Wi-Fi access is much less reliable after installing Mac OS X Leopard or more recent updates to Mac OS X Tiger, especially when the systems switch to battery power.


Apple aware some MacBooks contain flawed Seagate drives

11/27/2007, 12:11 pm

Apple Inc. is acknowledging that some of its MacBook notebooks shipped with hard disk drives plagued by a manufacturing flaw that can result in permanent data loss even when used under routine operating conditions.


Ultra-portable Apple notebook to splash down at Macworld Expo

11/12/2007, 11:11 am

Exclusive -- Unlike last year, the annual Macworld Expo and Conference that rolls around in January will actually serve as a launch pad for some new Macs, including a chic and ultra-compact notebook design long under development by Apple Inc.


Firm sees ultra-portable Mac from Apple by March

10/15/2007, 08:10 am

Billing the subject its "Hot Topic of the Month," investment bank Piper Jaffray said Monday it believes there's a "high" likelihood Apple will announce an ultraportable Mac sometime in the next 4 to 6 months.


Apple seeing "unprecedented" surge in MacBook demand

08/21/2007, 07:08 pm

The media frenzy surrounding the iPhone may have helped Apple claim a record share of customers for its portable line at the expense of its rivals Dell and HP, says a new survey from ChangeWave.