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The HoverBar lets your iPad 2 hang in the air right alongside your Mac

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If you find your iPad 2 languishing to the side of your iMac a lot because you can’t seem to find the most space-efficient way to use it alongside your monitor, then you’re going to love the HoverPad. It’s essentially a clip and a flexible arm that allows you to...
The HoverBar lets your iPad 2 hang in the air right alongside your Mac
Ding dong, the white MacBook is dead—for real this time
EXCLUSIVE: Area Woman Reads Newspaper

Apple Might Not Be Turning iPads Into MacBooks, But This Company Is

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Kickstarter, a site that lets the community fund great ideas, has a new featured product that wants to turn iPads into MacBooks. Entrepreneurs are working on Brydge, a keyboard case for an iPad.  It's seeking $90,000 in funding and, if complete, it will produce an aluminum cover that weighs 1.3...
Apple Might Not Be Turning iPads Into MacBooks, But This Company Is

Apple working on ARM port for Mac OS X: will Macbook Airs see it first?

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A paper by a Dutch intern reveals that in 2010 it took just 12 weeks to get Mac OSX's kernel ported from Intel to ARM as part of a 'larger project'. Like Microsoft and Windows 8, there are bigger aims hereIn a few months, we're going to be seeing Windows...
Apple working on ARM port for Mac OS X: will Macbook Airs see it first?

Apple reportedly readying numerous Retina display MacBooks and multiple accessories for WWDC

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New MacBook Pros are practically a given for WWDC (or, let's just say tears will be shed if they elude us), but now, 9to5Mac is stepping up the expectations in a major way. The outlet is now reporting that we could see two different versions of a revised 15-incher,...
Apple reportedly readying numerous Retina display MacBooks and multiple accessories for WWDC

WWDC 2012: Apple’s iOS 6, Mountain Lion, MacBooks, Macs

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Apple is almost ready to reveal what it has in store for this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference and rumor has it that it will be a doozy. Bloomberg reported that Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook will not be the emcee at Monday’s show, giving that honor to product marketing head...
WWDC 2012: Apple’s iOS 6, Mountain Lion, MacBooks, Macs

Bell & Howell Apple II Plus appears on eBay, like a foundling carved out of onyx

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You wouldn't know it by the never ending barrage of black PowerBook's throughout the '90s, or even the onyx MacBooks in the mid-00s, but dark-clad machines from Apple were pretty much non-existant until Cupertino got serious about laptops, excluding of course the ill-fated Macintosh TV. Exempt from the prevailing...
Bell & Howell Apple II Plus appears on eBay, like a foundling carved out of onyx

Report: Apple begins production of new 15-inch MacBook Pro next month, 13-inch in June

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On the heels of the news that Intel will be releasing its Ivy Bridge processors in two waves – with high power processors coming in a month while lower power processors coming in June– Digitimes is now saying that new 15-inch MacBook Pro production will begin in the next month while...
Report: Apple begins production of new 15-inch MacBook Pro next month, 13-inch in June

Apple's Biggest Marketing Secret Just Got Revealed In Federal Court (AAPL)

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Apple no longer actually needs to do ANY advertising when it launches new products, marketing chief Phil Schiller testified Friday in the Apple v. Samsung patent trial in a San Jose, Calif., federal court. Instead, the company relies on these two strategies: Rely on the media to create buzz for...
Apple's Biggest Marketing Secret Just Got Revealed In Federal Court (AAPL)

Honestly Wins Pitch In Berlin Competition, As HackFwd’s Event Grows Up

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Participants of the quarterly event Build organized by the European accelerator HackFwd usually stay in Motel One in Berlin, where Honestlybranded posters suggest guests leave anonymous feedback in exchange for discount vouchers. As it happens, Honestly emerged as a winner of Hackfwd’s Pitch In Berlin startup competition recently (here is...
Honestly Wins Pitch In Berlin Competition, As HackFwd’s Event Grows Up

Cod Liver Oil: Like It Or Not, Apple’s Gatekeeper Makes Sense

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Electronic Freedom Fighters and knee-jerk reactionaries: prepare your big drums because here comes the cause of the week. We learned about Gatekeeper, Apple’s app signing solution that ensures “rogue” apps can’t infect your computer, a few months ago when the company announced the coming of a new OS, Mountain Lion....
Cod Liver Oil: Like It Or Not, Apple’s Gatekeeper Makes Sense
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Server: A Review

Matrox Announces DS-1 Thunderbolt Docking Station for $249

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Matrox has announced a new Thunderbolt docking station for MacBooks and Ultrabooks.From a single Thunderbolt connection, users can add multiple peripherals including a large DVI or HDMI® display, a full-size keyboard, and a mouse. A gigabit Ethernet port provides connectivity to a wired corporate network, enabling data transfers 18 times...
Matrox Announces DS-1 Thunderbolt Docking Station for $249
Matrox unveils Thunderbolt dock for latest ultrabooks, Mac portables

Apple After Steve Jobs Isn't Missing a Beat

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It's been a year since Jobs' last 'Stevenote'. And the Apple team is running smooth and strong. It's going to be a few years before we really see how Tim Cook does things his way at Apple. But what the company showed off Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference...
Apple After Steve Jobs Isn't Missing a Beat

Nivio brings the Windows desktop to your iPad and Galaxy Nexus, we go hands-on

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Remember the hoo-hah OnLive cooked over some supposedly fast-and-loose Windows licensing? Well Nivio's been quietly rolling out its own, proudly licensed, version of a cloud-based Windows desktop. Its minimum requirement is the ability to handle HTML5, meaning that a Microsoft-powered OS can be used across iPads, Android phones, MacBooks...
Nivio brings the Windows desktop to your iPad and Galaxy Nexus, we go hands-on

Fun new MacBook Touch concept would make a great mobile device

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With the Intel CPU news today, one of our commenters posted this fake commercial in comments.  While the joint mechanism is obviously a fake, it wouldn’t be totally out of the realm of possibility to see a 360-degree hinge on the next generation of MacBooks with a touch display...
Fun new MacBook Touch concept would make a great mobile device

Sonos Retina-ifys Their iPad App

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One pet peeve I had with the Sonos system was the quality of the UI on high-res screens. While it is, after all, just a remote control, the app was Sonos’ outward-facing experience and needed to be flawless. Now it is. The company just updated its iPad app to support...
Sonos Retina-ifys Their iPad App
San Francisco turns its back on Apple after green registry pull-out

What’s a Little App Between Friends? Venmo Only Cares About You and the People You Split Lunch With

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Mr. Kortina. (Twitter) Betabeat visited our local pay-with-your-phone startup Venmo yesterday in the company's overcrowded, underdecorated Chelsea office. It's two floors above a spa and reminds us of a high school computer lab with the accompanying young people, T-shirts and computers, although the Macbooks were a bit nicer than the monstrous...
What’s a Little App Between Friends? Venmo Only Cares About You and the People You Split Lunch With
New MacBook Pros will get Samsung’s 830 series SSD too

About those 4,400 MacBooks in Mooresville, N.C.’s schools

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For once, an educational success story that’s not really about the computers Fifth graders in Mooresville. Photo: Jeremy M. Lange for the New York Times Kudos to the New York Times‘ Alan Schwarz for seeing beyond the Apple (AAPL) angle — those 4,400 MacBooks, the school district’s cutesy slogan (iBelieve,...
About those 4,400 MacBooks in Mooresville, N.C.’s schools
Apple Rumor Patrol: Screen Mania, Skinny MacBooks, And iCloudy Delights

Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac and Parallels Mobile now support Retina Display [Video]

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Parallels recently announced that its Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac and Parallels Mobile now support Apple’s Retina display. “We are proud to announce that both Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac and Parallels Mobile have been updated to support Apple’s Retina display and its over 5 million megapixels on the newly released MacBooks and latest iPad,” explained the software...
Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac and Parallels Mobile now support Retina Display [Video]

Photos of Apple's New Passeig de Gràcia Retail Store in Barcelona

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Last week, we highlighted the unique construction barrier art in place at Apple's forthcoming Passeig de Gràcia retail store in Barcelona, Spain. The art, which consisted of tile mosaics using images of Apple iOS app icons and honoring the style of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, surrounded the store during the...
Photos of Apple's New Passeig de Gràcia Retail Store in Barcelona

A Laptop Screen That Promises an Eyeful

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Are you intensely disappointed by the resolution of your laptop screen? Didn’t think so. Yet, Apple thinks it could be better. This has long been a theme for the famed technology company: Find a product that people don’t think is all that flawed (early MP3 players) and replace it...
A Laptop Screen That Promises an Eyeful
The next MacBooks could have this surround sound speaker system

REPORT: New iMacs Will Also Get High Resolution Retina Displays (AAPL)

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Following the news that Apple plans to release a redesigned line of MacBooks with high resolution displays, ABC now reports new iMacs with better screens are coming too. The display will likely be similar in resolution to the "Retina display" found on iPhones and the new iPad.  ABC's report doesn't...
REPORT: New iMacs Will Also Get High Resolution Retina Displays (AAPL)

Apple Unlikely to Use Liquidmetal Alloys as Major Design Material for Several Years

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With many hoping that Apple will undertake a significant redesign effort for the next-generation iPhone, scattered claims have fueled speculation that Apple might base the design on amorphous metal alloys from Liquidmetal Technologies. Apple acquired exclusive rights to Liquidmetal's technologies for use in consumer electronics back in 2010, but so...
Apple Unlikely to Use Liquidmetal Alloys as Major Design Material for Several Years
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