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A colossal volcano on Jupiter’s Moon Io is about to blow its top

September 18th, 2019

Volcanic eruptions happen regularly here on Earth, and for the most part, we’ve learned to deal with them. But volcanism isn’t something that’s unique to Earth, and scientists know that volcanos on other planets in our solar system may be equally active. Now, researchers say that one such volcano — the massive 125-mile-wide Loki Patera …

Acer, Asus and Lenovo to equip ultrabooks with Thunderbolt ports in Q2

January 20th, 2012

Acer, Asus and Lenovo will reportedly begin selling ultrabooks equipped with Intel’s fast and versatile Thunderbolt I/O port, which combines DisplayPort and PCI Express, during the second quarter of 2012. DigiTimes said mostly high-end computers will adopt Thunderbolt this year since it now costs more than $20 to add Thunderbolt connectivity to a computer. Apple was one …

Apple patents suggest Thunderbolt coming to iOS devices

January 5th, 2012

The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently published three Thunderbolt related patents that suggest Apple may have plans to build Intel’s Thunderbolt connections into its iOS devices. As Patently Apple points out, Apple may build its own cabling technology that gives it exclusive rights to how Thunderbolt technology might be built into portable devices. Thunderbolt ports …

Apple plans overnights for Tuesday in preparation of OS X Lion launch

July 19th, 2011

Apple has reportedly scheduled overnights for Tuesday night in preparation for the OS X Lion launch. According to 9to5 Mac, Apple Store outlets are already equipped with hard drives to quickly install Lion on the show floor computers, and the stores have been sent new posters to outfit the walls with advertisements for the new …

Apple set to refresh MacBook and Mac mini

July 14th, 2011

We’ve already heard that new MacBook Air and Mac Pro models are on the way, and now there’s a report that Apple is poised to refresh its MacBook and Mac mini computers in the near future, too. According to 9to5 Mac, Apple will soon launch a new MacBook, part number MC914LL/A, with Thunderbolt I/O ports …

New MacBook Air to offer backlit keyboard

July 13th, 2011

Apple is expected to add a backlit keyboard to the new MacBook Air models when it refreshes the laptop line, AppleInsider reported on Tuesday. The Cupertino-based firm used to offer the feature on its high-end MacBook Air laptop, but oddly omitted keyboard backlighting during the last refresh. Apple is expected to take the wraps off …

Sony outs new VAIO Z laptop with optional Power Media Dock

June 29th, 2011

Sony announced its brand new VAIO Z laptop on Thursday, an ultralight device that weighs just 2.6 pounds. The Windows 7 Professional-powered notebook is equipped with a 13.1-inch 1600 x 900-pixel display, a 2.7GHz Intel Core i7 processor, a 256GB solid state drive, AMD Radeon HD graphics, and can be purchased with an optional battery …

Apple could be cooking up black MacBook Air

June 20th, 2011

It has been widely reported that Apple is planning to refresh its MacBook Air family later this month or early next month, and now there’s a new rumor that may make the wait even more worthwhile. According to MacRumors, the refreshed top-end MacBook Air model may also be available with a new anodized black aluminum …