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MacBook Pro gets a new design and more power

Apple updates the MacBook Pro with the new design (more about it tomorrow when I get some coffee). The new MacBook Pros feature 2 videos cards (an integrated one and a GPU). It also features a glass trackpad that acts as a button (no physical button!), just press the track to click. The 17-inch MacBook Pro was only refreshed, as ...

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MacBook Air gets an update

Apple announced an update to the MacBook Air. It features Nvidia GeForce 9400M integrated GPU and a Mini Display Port. The form factor is the same as the previous MacBook Air. The MacBook Air have a 13.3″ LED-backlit display and 2 GB 1066 MHz DDR3 Memory. The entry level MacBook Air cost $1799 and includes a 1.6 GHz Intel Core ...

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Apple introduces LED Cinema Displays

From The Mac Observer: “Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced a new 24-inch Cinema display during his “spotlight on notebooks” special media event on Tuesday. The new display is LED backlit, and includes a built-in iSight camera, microphone and stereo speakers, and is designed to work with the new glossy display MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air models.” “The display sports ...

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Apple to repair MacBooks with faulty Nvidia GPUs

Due to a glitch in some of the graphics chips (GPUs) made by Nvidia, Apple is offering free of charge repair of affected MacBook Pro machines. In July 2008, NVIDIA publicly acknowledged a higher than normal failure rate for some of their graphics processors due to a packaging defect. At that same time, NVIDIA assured Apple that Mac computers with ...

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