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MagSafe 2 Featured in Apple's Latest Laptops

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Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina display and new MacBook Airs use MagSafe 2. What does that mean?...
MagSafe 2 Featured in Apple's Latest Laptops

Confirmed: The New iPhone Will Have A 19-Pin “Mini” Connector

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Although the form factor and actual size are still unknown, TechCrunch has independently verified that Apple is working on adding a 19-pin port, replacing the current 30-pin port, to the new iPhone. It is a move that will surly send shocks through the iPhone accessory ecosystem. The new port, partially...
Confirmed: The New iPhone Will Have A 19-Pin “Mini” Connector

Apple Patent Filings Uncover MagSafe 2 & Notification System

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On January 3, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published patent applications from Apple relating to their push notifications system and new MagSafe 2 connector. The new MagSafe 2 connector was announced at Apple's June 2012 World Wide Developer Conference in conjunction with the debut of the MacBook Pro...
Apple Patent Filings Uncover MagSafe 2 & Notification System
Apple starts shipping slightly tweaked Thunderbolt Display/SKU to stores

Taiwanese Site Sued After Leaking iPad 3 Dock Connector

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In July, Taiwanese site Apple.pro had posted pictures of what the site claimed to be the new dock and ribbon connector cable for Apple’s third-generation iPad 3 tablet. The leaked images of the dock connector cabling system and the connector itself shows that Apple may be attempting to make some...
Taiwanese Site Sued After Leaking iPad 3 Dock Connector

New rumor suggests 8-pin dock, iOS 6 Bluetooth link

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Apple's new, smaller dock connector format may actually use 8 pins instead of 19, two iLounge sources claim. One of the people adds that the new format could have some other features, such as possibly connecting to docks and cables in either orientation, much like MagSafe connectors. The 8-pin claim...
New rumor suggests 8-pin dock, iOS 6 Bluetooth link

REVIEW: Apple's 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

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Apple's newest laptop is the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. While it's another gorgeous piece of hardware from Apple, it's not a laptop you should buy. Click here to jump straight to photos of the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro > The best thing about the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is the...
REVIEW: Apple's 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

Early Hands-On Impression and Overview of Retina MacBook Pro

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With Apple's new "Next Generation MacBook Pro" being the headliner in terms of new hardware introduction at WWDC, there is obviously considerable interest in how the new model compares with the previous design, which continues to be offered in both 13-inch and 15-inch sizes. Engadget posts a brief hands-on with...
Early Hands-On Impression and Overview of Retina MacBook Pro

Apple's Magnetic Computer Chargers Might Be Headed To iPhones And iPads (AAPL)

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Future models of iPhones and iPads may use the MagSafe chargers that are currently in use on Apple's laptops, reports Patently Apple. Sure, the chargers look cool, but they serve a practical purpose too. Since they're held in place with magnets, they can disconnect without hurting your device when...
Apple's Magnetic Computer Chargers Might Be Headed To iPhones And iPads (AAPL)

Apple adopts new MagSafe 2 connector, offers an adapter for your old gear

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While Apple was busy unveiling a completely new MacBook Pro and a refreshed MacBook Air, it also introduced a new MagSafe 2 power connector. The new version is longer but slimmer than its counterpart, no doubt to make sure it fits in the MacBook Pro's skinnier confines, but also...
Apple adopts new MagSafe 2 connector, offers an adapter for your old gear

'Apple Store' iOS App Gains Support for Express Checkout, Advance Check-In for In-Store Pickup

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Apple today rolled out an update for its Apple Store [App Store] app for iOS devices, adding two new features to enhance the functionality of the app. The first feature is support for Express Checkout, which has been available through the regular online store but is now available through the...
'Apple Store' iOS App Gains Support for Express Checkout, Advance Check-In for In-Store Pickup
Apple unveils gorgeous Retina 13-inch MacBook Pro, starts at $1700
New iPhone to include MagSafe-style dock connector with just 8 pins

Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling

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Microsoft has applied to patent a magnetic power and data coupling that's similar to the power-only MagSafe. Using the technology, the unit would snap onto the base of your phone (in the example) in either direction, pushing juice and information without the needless fiddling with a micro/miniUSB port. Since...
Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling
MacBook Air review (13-inch, mid-2012)

Well, Duh: Apple Said To Release Adapter For The New iPhone's Tiny Dock Connector

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Earlier today, a Reuters report added more fuel to a particularly nitpicky fire — according to its typically unnamed sources, Apple’s new iPhone indeed sports a smaller, 19 pin dock connector instead of the 30 pin relic the company’s iDevices have clung to for years. The news itself isn’t particularly...
Well, Duh: Apple Said To Release Adapter For The New iPhone's Tiny Dock Connector

Google Nexus 4 And Nexus 10 Go On Sale In The U.S. Online Play Store

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Google has just put its new Nexus 4 smartphone, 3G Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablet up for sale at the Google Play web store. The phone retails for $299 for the 8GB version, and $349 for the 16GB variety, and the iPad goes for $399 or $499 depending on...
Google Nexus 4 And Nexus 10 Go On Sale In The U.S. Online Play Store

Apple next-generation MacBook Pro (with Retina display) hands-on at WWDC 2012

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Not satisfied looking at the latest and best Mac that Apple has ever made under glass? Neither were we, so we tracked one down, ripped it out of its box and stacked it up against the last-generation MacBook Pro 15-inch. How does it compare? Can it compare? Is the...
Apple next-generation MacBook Pro (with Retina display) hands-on at WWDC 2012

Apple's New Dock Connector with 8 Pins? Cross-Device Integration via Bluetooth 4.0?

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iLounge shares a new report highlighting a couple of tidbits of information it has received about Apple's upcoming iOS device plans. According to the report, the new dock connector set to to debut on the next-generation iPhone will contain just 8 pins, compared to the 30 pins used on the...
Apple's New Dock Connector with 8 Pins? Cross-Device Integration via Bluetooth 4.0?

Sources continue to dish on iPhone's new 19-pin dock connector

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Apple is indeed planning to replace its current 30-pin dock connector on its iDevices with a new, 19-pin connector when it launches the next iPhone this fall. That's according to two unnamed sources speaking to Reuters, who claimed the reason for the change would be "to make room for the...
Sources continue to dish on iPhone's new 19-pin dock connector

The ZenDock Kickstarter Project Offers an Elegant MacBook Pro Dock

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Cobbling together a docking setup from a hodgepodge of cables, dongles and connectors for our carefully-designed laptops is a minor tragedy. Zenboxx wants to change your MacBook Pro’s fate with a dock that matches its unibody aluminum casing. The startup has just launched a Kickstarter project for the ZenDock Pro...
The ZenDock Kickstarter Project Offers an Elegant MacBook Pro Dock

iFixit delves inside refreshed 13-inch MacBook Air [Photos]

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iFixit is hardcore when it comes to breaking open our favorite electronics to see what’s inside, and the website did it again today with the refreshed MacBook Air that unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference yesterday. The updated 13-inch MacBook Air, equipped with USB 3.0 and MagSafe 2, sports a few new...
iFixit delves inside refreshed 13-inch MacBook Air [Photos]

Death To The Dock Connector? Apple Is Looking For A Connector Design Engineer

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Could Apple really be looking to end their longstanding affair with the 30-pin Dock Connector? It’s been a move that’s been rumored for years, and a job opening at Cupertino for a Connector Design Engineer adds a bit of fuel to that fire. This person will be “responsible for managing...
Death To The Dock Connector? Apple Is Looking For A Connector Design Engineer

In iOS 6, iTunes Match Actually Supports Both Streaming and Downloading of Music

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Last year, there was some controversy over whether or not Apple's iTunes Match service supported streaming of music or just downloading files. As it stands, iTunes Match appears to play songs as they download, which is an issue of semantics -- but all that will change in iOS 6....
In iOS 6, iTunes Match Actually Supports Both Streaming and Downloading of Music

First Online Retina MacBook Pro Orders Arriving

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While we noted early yesterday that the first Retina MacBook Pro orders had begun shipping, a number of MacRumors readers are now reporting that the first deliveries are already arriving. At least one of the readers who received his new MacBook Pro had ordered a custom configuration, bumping the high-end...
First Online Retina MacBook Pro Orders Arriving

Gadgetwise Blog: Pogue: One of Apple's Best Ideas Ever, Made Worse

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Apple's MagSafe connector was one of the company's smartest design ideas. Until they changed it, says David Pogue....
Gadgetwise Blog: Pogue: One of Apple's Best Ideas Ever, Made Worse

Apple Reveals New iPhone Connector Port, Thus Wiping Out Several Generations Of Accessories In One Fell Swoop

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As iPhones and iPads have gotten more powerful, they've been adopted for a lot of professional applications, and this has spawned a huge industry of compatible devices—not just accessories, but significant expansions that can run into the same price range as the iPhone/iPad itself. In music, for example, there are...
Apple Reveals New iPhone Connector Port, Thus Wiping Out Several Generations Of Accessories In One Fell Swoop
Microsoft Surface tablets may use new MagSafe-like connector that transmits power and data

Pogue Slams Apple's New MagSafe Connector: 'The Worst Apple Design Blunder Since The Hockey-Puck Mouse' (AAPL)

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New York Times gadget guru David Pogue is seething over Apple's redesigned laptop plugs. If you used an Apple laptop, you know that one of the nicest small features is the magnetically connected plug connection on on the side. It's called the "MagSafe connector." Apparently, the newest versions of Apple's...
Pogue Slams Apple's New MagSafe Connector: 'The Worst Apple Design Blunder Since The Hockey-Puck Mouse' (AAPL)
New MacBook Pro with Retina display vs. MacBook Air in pictures
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