12-inch Retina MacBook Air Release Date

Apple’s slimmest MacBook Air yet launching by the end of March

By on January 26, 2015 at 1:05 PM.

Apple’s slimmest MacBook Air yet launching by the end of March

In addition to posting mind-blowing iPhone sales expectations for the Christmas quarter, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note to investors seen by Apple Insider that Apple’s redesigned MacBook Air, a 12-inch device that should to be even slimmer and lighter than any of its predecessors, is supposed to be launched by the end of March. More →

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12-inch MacBook Air vs iPad Pro

Stunning renders show 12-inch MacBook Air next to 12-inch iPad Air Plus

By on January 26, 2015 at 9:35 AM.

Stunning renders show 12-inch MacBook Air next to 12-inch iPad Air Plus

The rumored 12-inch MacBook Air and 12-inch iPad Air Plus/iPad Pro are reportedly launching later this year, as recent reports have confirmed major details about Apple’s newest MacBook model. Because the two different devices will be somewhat similar when it comes to size and build quality, some users may actually have a hard time choosing between them, and designer Martin Hajek has come up with a variety of 3D renters showing what these products may look like. More →

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Windows 10 Preview Download

Download the latest Windows 10 preview right now

By on January 23, 2015 at 1:29 PM.

Download the latest Windows 10 preview right now

Just two days after the latest Windows 10 event, Microsoft has made available the January build of its Windows 10 technical preview. If you liked what you saw on Wednesday, you’ll have the opportunity to test some of those features out, including Cortana on the desktop, an improved Start menu, the new Settings app and even the Xbox app. More →

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12-inch MacBook Air vs. iPad Air

This might be our first look at Apple’s completely redesigned Retina MacBook Air

By on January 23, 2015 at 10:25 AM.

This might be our first look at Apple’s completely redesigned Retina MacBook Air

Apple is expected to soon launch a new version of the MacBook Air, a 12-inch model that’s supposed to be thinner than every previous MacBook Air and will sport a new design made possible by the adoption of Intel’s Core M processor, which doesn’t require fans for cooling. After an extensive report detailed some of the characteristics of the upcoming laptop, Chinese online publication iFanR has obtained images that seem to show the 12-inch MacBook Air next to existing MacBook Air and iPad Air models. More →

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Mouse-Box Mouse PC

What if there was an entire PC in your mouse?

By on January 22, 2015 at 8:00 PM.

What if there was an entire PC in your mouse?

Even though it’s facing tough competition from mobile devices, the PC is far from being dead, and many people are still trying to reinvent it. Such is the case with Przemysław Strzelczyk, whose team is apparently working on a PC that fits inside a regular mouse: The Mouse-Box. More →

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Microsoft Windows 10 Video

Video: See what your computer will look like running Windows 10

Video: See what your computer will look like running Windows 10

By on January 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Wednesday’s Windows 10 event was an exciting one for dedicated Windows users, but it’ll still be several months before we have a chance to get the full experience on our own personal computers. Until then, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore is happy to walk us through some of the new features that were unveiled today, from Cortana integration to Xbox One game streaming. More →

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surface-hub

Microsoft just unveiled the closest thing to Apple’s mythical TV we’ve seen: The Surface Hub

By on January 21, 2015 at 1:38 PM.

Microsoft just unveiled the closest thing to Apple’s mythical TV we’ve seen: The Surface Hub

Who needs Apple’s mythical “iTV?” Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a massive new Windows device called the Surface Hub that’s an 84-inch 4K display that runs on Windows 10. This isn’t a consumer-centric product, however — the Surface Hub is an enterprise-centric device intended to foster workplace collaboration. Among other things, the device can act as a monitor in meeting rooms that will offer enough space to run Skype, PowerPoint and other key Microsoft productivity software at once on a gigantic display. More →

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Mac Vs. Windows PC

Longtime Mac user tries to buy a PC for the first time, walks away totally confused

By on January 20, 2015 at 12:13 PM.

Longtime Mac user tries to buy a PC for the first time, walks away totally confused

We’ve written a lot about what happens when an iPhone user switches to Android (and vice-versa) but it’s been a while since we’ve written about a longtime Mac user who has switched to using a Windows-based PC. Macworld’s John Moltz recently tried to buy a PC for his gamer son and he came away completely confused by all of the different options offered by Lenovo and other PC OEMs. More →

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2011 MacBook Pro Class Action Suit Apple

Class action lawsuit alleges Apple intentionally hid MacBook defects

By on January 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

Class action lawsuit alleges Apple intentionally hid MacBook defects

Remember that massive 2011 MacBook Pro graphics problem that affected thousands of users where Apple failed to provide a definitive fix? Unhappy 2011 MacBook Pro owners eventually took matters into their own hands by taking Apple to court in a class action suit in late October. AppleInsider has discovered more details about the progress of the lawsuit, as the law firm handling the case recently contacted members to uncover more interesting details, including the fact that Apple may have willfully tried to conceal the defects. More →

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Apple Macintosh iMac Concept

The beautiful iMac concept Apple will never make

By on January 15, 2015 at 5:30 PM.

The beautiful iMac concept Apple will never make

Many Mac users are too young to have purchased and used an original Apple Macintosh computer, and now it’s too late for them to do so. But what if some of those same designs were brought back to life in a completely unexpected iMac? That’s exactly what Curved Labs did, imagining a perfect mix between the old Macintosh and today’s Macs, and creating a modern Macintosh that might impress computer buyers. More →

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12-inch MacBook Air Release Date Q1 2015

12-inch MacBook Air launch may happen sooner than you think

By on January 13, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

12-inch MacBook Air launch may happen sooner than you think

Apple may soon launch the brand new 12-inch MacBook Air version, a slimmer, redesigned version of Apple’s iconic laptop model, with Digitimes saying that Taiwan-based Quanta Computer has already started volume production of the new version. More →

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12-inch MacBook Air MagSafe Port

Stop freaking out over the 12-inch MacBook Air’s missing MagSafe port

By on January 9, 2015 at 10:16 AM.

Stop freaking out over the 12-inch MacBook Air’s missing MagSafe port

A new report has recently revealed more details about one of the most interesting products of the year, the rumored 12-inch MacBook Air that is expected to offer a super-slim design and lack a huge number of ports that laptop users have come to expect. In fact, many people have been surprised by the first renders of the 12-inch version, which only show two connectivity options for the device including a multi-purpose USB-C port and a headphone hack. What really seems to be freaking people out, though, is the potential lack of a MagSafe adapter. More →

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