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No Discounts for Apple Black Friday, Just Free Gift Cards

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If you were hoping to save yourself some cash as you brave the Black Friday shopping crowds, you'll want to go somewhere other than the official Apple Stores.

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Drexel Rolling Out Free Macbook Vending Machine

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Drexel University in Philadelphia has started a new program that seems to be the beginnings of something very big. They have installed a Kiosk style vending machine that dispenses Macbooks for use by Drexel faculty, staff and students.

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Apple Stops Using Samsung Batteries in the iPad and Macbooks

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With the patent wars still going strong, tensions are high in technology land. Just two months after Apple walked away from the courtroom a billion dollars richer, the Silicon Valley giant is trying to further distance itself from Samsung.

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Daily Deal: $200 Off 13.3-Inch Apple MacBook Pro

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It's not very often that you see great deals on MacBooks, because Apple maintains pretty stringent control over pricing. This is one of those rare occasions where you can save a solid $200 off a new MacBook Pro.

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New 2012 MacBook Air Has Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7

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The 2012 MacBook Pro with the Retina Display wasn't the only new notebook announced at WWDC. Apple also unveiled an updated MacBook Air, complete with a beefier processor and faster graphics.

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2012 Apple MacBook Pro Announced with Retina Display

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The 15.4-inch display rocks an incredible resolution of 2880x1800 pixels, giving you 220ppi.

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Matrox Announces New Thunderbolt Docking Station for Macbooks and Ultrabooks

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Matrox has now announced a new DS1 Thunderbolt docking station that brings plenty of ports to Macbook and Ultrabook users, using just one single Thunderbolt cable.

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Future MacBooks Could Be Even Thinner, Have Surround Sound

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While having a reliable source inside Apple is a good way to learn about the company’s plans for the future, another simpler way is following their patent applications. According to an application published by the United States Patent & Trademark Office, Apple appears to have plans to add a surround sound audio system into MacBook-like devices, and this system might help them to make even thinner products.

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How To Make a DIY External MacBook Pro Battery

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Looking for an external battery for your MacBook Pro or Air? You could certainly buy yourself one, but that would cost hundreds at least. What's the alternative? Why not make yourself one, that's exactly what a new post of the Verge will show you how to do.

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MacBook Pro Concept Gets Crazy Hinge Design, Touch Display

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But the iPad really isn't a true touchscreen variation on the MacBook family, because it doesn't have a real notebook keyboard or real desktop operating system. That could change with the so-called MacBook Touch.

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Apple MacBooks with Retina Displays for Summer 2012 Launch?

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Apple started the whole "Retina Display" craze with the iPhone 4. Then, it made Retina Displays even bigger with the new iPad. Now, it looks like there's no turning back and Apple is well on its way to integrating Retina Display technology in this year's MacBook refresh too.

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Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook Closest To MacBook Air Killer

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This time, Series 9 notebook from Samsung has an amazing Duralumin (aircraft grade aluminum) unibody with a total thickness of just half an inch. That might just fit inside a brown paper envelope.  Samsung is setting the bar for the new ultrabook class, although Samsung doesn't like the "ultrabook" moniker, we'll just let it be the Samsung Series 9 notebook to make them happy.

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Sony Launches Anti-Apple Vaio Against MacBook Campaign

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It's nothing new to see ad campaigns where one company puts down the competition in one way or another. We've seen it with Coke and Pepsi. We've seen it with Mac and PC. And now, we could be seeing it with Sony and Apple.

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Macbooks Could Become A Reality

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As much as many users love their Macbooks, wouldn't it be nice if we didn't have to recharge batteries so often? Apple seems to think so, and has recently raised a pair of Apple patent applications for fuel-cell powered Macbooks and other Apple devices.

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Apple’s 2880×1800 MacBook Pro Rumored For Release In Q2 Of 2012

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According to DigiTimes, supply chain sources claim that Apple is readying a new MacBook Pro with whooping  2880×1800 screen for Q2 of 2012. A 2880×1800 pixel display would have a density of about 220 pixels per inch at a 15.4″ size, which is double the density of the current default 1440×900 display. New MacBooks may come in three sizes: 17″, 15.4″, ...

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