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Why An Apple 15-inch MacBook Air Might Be Really Real

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Apple’s MacBook Air ultraportable notebooks have been incredibly popular, but are only available in 11 and 13-inch models.

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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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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 that an “Intel word of ...

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Could Apple switch to OLED within MacBooks and iPads?

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OLED displays look quite amazing compared to traditional LCDs. And that's why it's awfully enticing to hear that Apple could soon be dabbling in the world of Organic Light Emitting Diods for many offerings within their product range.

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McAfee threat warnings for 2011 include URL shorteners and GeoLocation services

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Yes, a press release like this may as well be a sales pitch for getting you to buy some McAfee protection, but some of the things listed in the 2011: Threat Predictions report are very much worth noting if you want to avoid viruses, hackers, and other threats to your security.

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Freeman looks to open Cydia store for OSX too

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Over on the Apple iPhone (and similar iOS devices) the way to get hacks for your devices has been by jailbreaking and using Cydia. Well, that same concept could soon be happening on your OSX powered Mac computer too, because a Cydia App Store for OSX is in the works.

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Apple extends FaceTime video chat to Mac computers

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Apple announced during its "Back to Mac" event earlier today that FaceTime is indeed bound for the Mac and the beta version is available for download right now. Video chatting isn't exactly anything new, on both mobile devices and especially on a full computer, but Apple wants to sell it to us on the novelty factor.

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The anti-WiFi movement at a coffee shop near you

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Vancouver is a bit of tech hub, so it's understandable that many of the coffee shops offer complimentary Wi-Fi access to customers. This way, people like me can whip our laptops and get some work done while sipping down on a hazelnut latte. But some cafes don't like this anymore.

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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 iPad given to every Seton Hill University student

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The Apple iPad is carving out a new niche of its own, offering the same kind of functionality as an e-book reader, but tacking on those apps, media players, and web browsing capabilities too. It seems that at least one school is recognizing its educational potential, and instead of heading to the bookstore at the beginning of each semester, the students of Seton Hill University will be able to purchase their learning material and have it sent directly to their iPads. That's forward-thinking and could represent the future of university textbooks.

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Bassjump portable subwoofer reviewed, matches MacBooks

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Do you use your MacBook as a stereo, DVD player, and media player? For most of us that is what it has become. With The Bassjump, a USB powered subwoofer, you can enjoy your sound as it should be heard, loud and full of bass.

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InFocus DisplayLink cuts the cord between projector and MacBook

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InFocus today revealed a wireless solution that eliminates a wired connection between your Mac laptop and InFocus projector. Now set free from the tether of digital projectors, the InFocus DisplayLink Wireless system is a pair of small USB sticks which connect to InFocus' DisplayLink-enabled projectors to share HD content on big screens from your MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air portables.v

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HP G62t Notebook emulates Envy 15 and MacBook pro styles, costs only $600

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To my knowledge, HP is still the largest computer maker in the world, but it is interesting to see the company undercutting its own product. The HP Envy 15 was marketed as a premium product with premium styling, but now you can get the same style at less than half the price with the HP G62t.

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BookBook case creates a bit of nostalgia for MacBooks

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How do you disguise your shiny silver MacBook as a distinguished old piece of what could possibly be a literary masterpiece? The BookBook case from Twelve South.

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Inklet turns your MacBook’s trackpad in to a tablet

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From the WTF!? is that for real department comes the Inklet, a baby tablet built in to your MacBook that you never really knew you had

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