Apple MacBook Pro archive

  • Ubuntu laptop last standing in hacking contest
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    Ubuntu laptop last standing in hacking contest

    By 31 March 2008

    While the MacBook Air lasted just 2 minutes, a laptop from Ubuntu has withstood 3 days of hack attacks by some of the world's best at a conference in the US. The Ubuntu machine was the only machine to hold out during the CanSecWest security conference,...

  • MacBook Airs struggling with overheating issues
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    MacBook Airs struggling with overheating issues

    By 14 March 2008

    It seems Apple's waif-thin MacBook Air is experiencing over-heating issues. Apple's support forums have pages of comments from owners reporting problems. According to the feedback on the forum, the super-slim laptop, only launched last month, appears...

  • Huzzk Sleevies for MacBooks
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    Huzzk Sleevies for MacBooks

    By 13 March 2008

    These Huzzk "Sleevies" for your 13-inch MacBook not only protect your precious from knocks, but the rubberised finish offers a non-slip grip and means they are waterproof. With a lockable zip, the black and yellow versions cost £29.95 each, available...

  • CeBIT 2008: Bling My Thing's £20k gold and crystal MacBook Air
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    CeBIT 2008: Bling My Thing's £20k gold and crystal MacBook Air

    By 4 March 2008

    "Golden Age" is the name of this new, er, product, the world's first Apple MacBook Air to be fully crystallised with 12,000 "dazzling" Swarovski elements. The reason it looks so darn shiny is that the crystals are specially coated with 24k gold from underneath...

  • Apple refreshes MacBooks and MacBook Pros
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    Apple refreshes MacBooks and MacBook Pros

    By 26 February 2008

    As was very much expected, Apple has updated its MacBook Pro - and MacBook notebook lines. The models now offer the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors, larger hard drives and 2GB of memory standard in most models. In addition, MacBook Pros now include...

  • New MacBooks incoming today?
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    New MacBooks incoming today?

    By 26 February 2008

    So far in 2008, Apple has launched a product every single Tuesday - their traditional day for announcing new stuff. It seems today could well be the day the MacBook Pro line-up gets a considerable upgrade. Although the 26th was rumoured to be the launch...

  • PC World, 3 extend dongle deal to MacBook Air
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    PC World, 3 extend dongle deal to MacBook Air

    By 6 February 2008

    PC World has announced that it will extend its 3 mobile broadband laptop discount offer to the new MacBook Air. Customers signing up to the 18-month 3 mobile broadband tariff in-store at PC World will qualify for a discount of £250 off the cost of a...

  • MacBook Air CPU to feature in PCs
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    MacBook Air CPU to feature in PCs

    By 4 February 2008

    Rumours had been flying around the internet that two PC manufacturers had put in an order for the same Intel CPU that the MacBook Air is built around. And now CNET, among others, has reported that these two companies are Fujitsu and Lenovo. Nothing has...

  • Belkin launches range of sleeves for MacBook Air
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    Belkin launches range of sleeves for MacBook Air

    By 21 January 2008

    Belkin, never slow off the mark when it comes to introducing new product ranges has announced new designs for Apple's latest notebook. But, with availability only announced for the US and Canada, we're not quite sure when we will see this new range over...

  • Greenpeace praises MacBook Air
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    Greenpeace praises MacBook Air

    By 18 January 2008

    Greenpeace, the environmental organisation that has been very critical of Apple in the past, has responded positively to the launch of the new MacBook Air. Describing the "highlight" of Steve Jobs' Macworld keynote speech where he launched the new notebook...

  • Manilla envelope case for MacBook Air gets real
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    Manilla envelope case for MacBook Air gets real

    By 17 January 2008

    Created by two self-confessed "Apple geeks" Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, Steve Jobs' MacBook Air is so thin "it-fits-in-an-envelope" boast gets real with the creation of the AirMail laptop sleeve. The new case is handmade out of durable upholstery-grade...

  • MacBook Air not actually the world's thinnest laptop
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    MacBook Air not actually the world's thinnest laptop

    By 16 January 2008

    Some sharp-eyed statitician over at CNet has called Jobs on his casual "world's -est" claims for the launch of the MacBook Air. "Developed by Mitsubishi and Hewlett-Packard back in 1997 ... The Pedion measured 18.4 millimeters thick, which comes out to...

  • Poll: 68% of you wanted the MacBook Air
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    Poll: 68% of you wanted the MacBook Air

    By 16 January 2008

    In the days leading up to Steve Jobs' Macworld2008 keynote speech we asked the Pocket-lint readership, "Would you be interested in an ultra-portable slim MacBook?" As most of you will now know, Steve Jobs used his speech as the launch pad for the new...

  • Macworld2008: Gallery of MacBook Air images
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    Macworld2008: Gallery of MacBook Air images

    By 15 January 2008

    Tech talk's all well and good but, as is often the case with Apple's products, sometimes the design can speak volumes too. With that in mind just click below to enjoy a gallery of gorgeousness showing the MacBook Air from every conceivable angle...

  • Macworld2008: Steve Jobs keynote speech leaked?
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    Macworld2008: Steve Jobs keynote speech leaked?

    By 14 January 2008

    We're used to seeing the online tech world go crazy with rumours and speculation in the days before Macworld, but this year a new element has been introduced to the mix. Steve Jobs' keynote speech, that he is due to make on stage at the Moscone Centre...

  • Ultralight MacBook will debut at Macworld
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    Ultralight MacBook will debut at Macworld

    By 12 November 2007

    We've been reporting on the possibility of the much-fabled ultra-ultra-portable MacBook for some time now. Regular readers might remember 9to5Mac had even claimed to have seen the new super-skinny machines. They stated that the "Pro slimline" as they...

  • Apple updates MacBooks to Santa Rosa
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    Apple updates MacBooks to Santa Rosa

    By 1 November 2007

    Apple has updated the UK online store with newly specced MacBooks featuring the Santa Rosa chipset. This refresh has been expected, but has not yet been announced by Apple. The range now offers the 13-inch £699 model with 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 13-inch,...

  • Apple to launch 13-inch notebook on Leopard day?
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    Apple to launch 13-inch notebook on Leopard day?

    By 18 October 2007

    Wall Street analyst Scott Moritz has gone on camera over at TheStreet.com to announce that Apple has a surprise product launch planned for 26th October. It has been confirmed that Apple's new operating system, codenamed Leopard, will launch at 6pm on...

  • New Apple rumours - super slimline new MacBooks coming soon
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    New Apple rumours - super slimline new MacBooks coming soon

    By 21 September 2007

    With all the furore over the iPhone in the UK launch dying down, you might be forgiven for thinking that things would be a little quieter on the Apple rumour front, but no, we've got some exciting Apple gossip to impart. 9to5Mac, the site that not only...

  • Apple MacBook Pro gets Midas treatment
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    Apple MacBook Pro gets Midas treatment

    By 10 September 2007

    We've seen seriously blinged up creations from the iPod range, so why not go whole hog and get a Midas-touched MacBook Pro? These pics are preview images for the forthcoming gold and diamonds MacBook Pro from the Computer Choppers team. The diamond encrusted...

  • MacBook Pro laptop stand/cooler concept
  • Americans get political stickers for MacBooks
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    Americans get political stickers for MacBooks

    By 23 July 2007

    MacBook decals featuring easy-on-the-eye patterns and colourful designs are clearly too lightweight for some Americans. Faunkyapples offer these politically themed stickers for your Apple MacBooks for $3.99 each. We just can't see it working over here...

  • Apple shares rise to 53-week high on hot air and rumours
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    Apple shares rise to 53-week high on hot air and rumours

    By 11 July 2007

    Apple's shares traded as high as $134.50 on Tuesday morning, overtaking the previous 52-week high of $133.34 from the Friday before. Apple stock was already at rather healthy levels having risen around 40% in and around the period of the iPhone's much...

  • Emirates launches widescreen TVs for in-flight entertainment
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    Emirates launches widescreen TVs for in-flight entertainment

    By 5 July 2007

    Already voted "Best Inflight Entertainment in the World" in 2005 and 2006, Emirates Airline is not content to stop there and has launched its next generation, cutting-edge ice Digital Widescreen system, raising standards sky high. Available in all classes,...

  • World's first MacBook stand-alone battery charger
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    World's first MacBook stand-alone battery charger

    By 8 June 2007

    If you have more than one battery for your Mac notebook then you'll know what a pain it is to have to charge the spare battery whilst it is in the notebook. This clever product works as a stand-alone charger for your laptop's batteries and you can charge...