New MacBook Pros Hit By Thunderbolt

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Today, Apple released three new models to their MacBook Pro line, including that Light Peak Thunderbolt port that can transfer data at 10Gb/s. So for those that say Apple information doesn’t get leaked, our news of yesterday closes that discussion. The processing speeds have obviously gotten a bump, and a new HD camera for 1080p FaceTime action is in there.

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Leak: New MacBook Pro “Thunderbolt” Port is Intel Light Peak?

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Let’s get one thing out of the way right off the bat. Nothing about any Apple product is ever official until someone in a black turtleneck and blue jeans walks across the stage and tells us that it’s official. Even so, the rumors can be awfully juicy and, sometimes, they really do come true.

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Apple Event on March 2 Could See Unveiling of iPad 2?

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The original Apple iPad wasn’t the first tablet device on the market, but it sure did popularize the format. This is not unlike what the iPod and iPhone did for the mp3 player and smartphone. So, what will the next-generation iPad 2 bring to the table to combat the rise of the Gingerbread men – the Android tablet? We’ll find out in about a week and a half.

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Sandy Bridge Powered MacBook Pro Expected March 1

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It took Apple a little longer than some would have hoped for the MacBook Pro line to adopt the Core i3/i5 processors, but it looks like the Mac fans will be cheering the arrival of Sandy Bridge in their aluminium unibody frames. The announcement hasn’t come by way of Apple just yet, but it seems […]

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Apple back-to-school promo starts early, free iPod touch with Mac

Apple Back to School promo starts early

It may be hard to believe, but Apple has already started its back-to-school marketing campaign; one of the biggest promotions for this campaign is the free iPod touch with the purchase of just about any Mac computer. This is far from a unique promotion, since the Cupertino-based company has been offering the free iPod around the back-to-school time for several years, but this is kind of early, don’t you think? High school students might still be in school and the college kids only got off about a month ago.

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Apple MacBook Pro now available with Core i5, Core i7

New Apple MacBook Pro line sports theIntel Corei5 and i7 CPUs

We knew that this day had to be coming, but we probably expected Steve Jobs to make a bigger deal of it by hosting another event in or around San Francisco. Instead, it seems that Apple has (quite quietly) updated the entire MacBook Pro line with several solid upgrades.

If you go over to the Apple online store, you’ll find that the MacBook Pro is now available with your choice of Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors. Well, that’s true of the 15-inch and 17-inch versions.

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