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New 15″ MacBook Pro Announced with Force touchpad and AMD graphics

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In addition to their force touchpad toting MacBook and 13″ MacBook pro, Apple have announced the 15″ MacBook pro. Its force touchpad offers the same functionality as the one seen on these models: ‘taptic’ feedback when performing certain tasks, providing a sense of depth to the pad. Apple have opened up the developer API for the trackpad, meaning that we can expect to ...

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Lenovo’s New LavVie Z Laptop: A Lightweight to rival the MacBook?

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It arrives in two forms.  Both are 13- inch systems, with Quad HD screens, fifth-generation Core i7 processors, 8GB of RAM and both have a 256GB solid-state drive. What could it possibly be? It’s Lenovo’s answer to the ultra-lightweight MacBook. And, dare we say it, may be the MacBook killer. What’s cool about the Lenovo’s laptop is that it’s chassis is made ...

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Apple Lawsuit over faulty logic boards dismissed

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Another Apple lawsuit has taken place, this time about alleged defective MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and MacBook computers. According to plaintiffs Uriel Marcus and Benedict Verceles, Apple knowingly sold faulty notebooks, claiming they were state of the art. The issue behind the Apple lawsuit was that these people said that the logic boards in some MacBooks were faulty from the ...

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OS X Yosemite Preview 7 released to developers

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OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 was released today and is currently downloadable from the Mac App Store or through the Mac Developer Center. The update is at build 14A343f and comes with a new version of Xcode 6, OS X Server 4.0 Developer Preview and an updated Apple Configurator 1.7. Apple’s OS X Yosemite beta program has snagged a lot ...

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Apple banned the use of dangerous chemicals in iPhone production

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Apple announced the banning of two dangerous chemicals used in the production of iPhones, iPads, iPods and MacBooks. Benzene and n-hexane are known for their harmful effects, the most dangerous of them being cancer and nerve damage. Even if their effects were known for some time, proving their association to the various cases of users becoming ill was never easy, ...

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Apple and Microsoft to be banned by the Chinese government

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Apple received a hard blow from China yesterday, as the government decided to exclude iPads and MacBooks from a list of products that can be bought with public money. This decision was encouraged by the security issues China had to deal with lately, and led to the banning of ten Apple products. Apple isn’t the only company whose devices were ...

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Apple upgrades the MacBook Pro line

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The long awaited upgrade is here, as Apple finally decided to improve its Pro laptops line. The 15-inch models will come with 16GB RAM, costing the same, while the 13-inch model got cheaper, which for many of us means better. It was about time Apple changed something about its MacBook Pro line of laptops, considering the company didn’t make any ...

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Surface Pro 3 to be out on Wednesday, price revealed!

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As promised by Microsoft, the event on the 20th of May in New York City was quite amazing. At the press event, the CEO Satya Nadella and Surface Corporate Vice President Panos Panay revealed the company’s desire to beat every laptop in the world by promoting the new Surface Pro 3. Contrary to the rumors before the event, the tablet’s ...

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