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Apple MacBook Pro 2014: Confirmed features & specs we want – IT PRO

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Apple’s MacBook Pros are arguably the best high-performance laptops available on the market, unless you’ve got enough budget for a workstation machine. They are powered by Intel Haswell processors, use pin-sharp Retina Displays and the 15in models support Nvidia’s GeForce GT 750M discrete graphics cards. Cupertino typically carries out a major refresh of its MacBook Pro range in Q4 every year, so hardware specifications are unknown at this time. However, Apple…

Pablo Sandoval destroys beat reporter’s laptop with foul ball – SB Nation

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is on pace for the worst offensive season of his seven-year major league career, so it’s not out of the question for him to be frustrated by his relatively poor start to 2014. Players taking their frustration out on reporters is nothing new (especially when it involves those who cover the Reds), but Sandoval took that to a whole new level on Tuesday. …

A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop – Scientific American

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

“More is better.”  From the number of gigs in a cellular data plan to the horsepower in a pickup truck, this mantra is ubiquitous in American culture.  When it comes to college students, the belief that more is better may underlie their widely-held view that laptops in the classroom enhance their academic performance.  Laptops do in fact allow students to do more, like engage in online activities and demonstrations, collaborate…

New Intel chip paves the way for the fanless Retina MacBook Air you’ve been … – BGR

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Intel on Tuesday at Computex 2014 unveiled a brand new processor, the Intel Core M, that may be crucial for future ultra-portable devices including tablets and Ultrabooks, but also a future MacBook Air model. To demo the processor, Intel unveiled the “world’s first 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design,” a 2-in-1 12.5-inch Windows tablet/laptop that’s just 7.2mm without a keyboard, and which weighs 670g. “The innovative design is based on the first…

New Intel chip paves the way for the fanless Retina MacBook Air you’ve been … – BGR

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Intel on Tuesday at Computex 2014 unveiled a brand new processor, the Intel Core M, that may be crucial for future ultra-portable devices including tablets and Ultrabooks, but also a future MacBook Air model. To demo the processor, Intel unveiled the “world’s first 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design,” a 2-in-1 12.5-inch Windows tablet/laptop that’s just 7.2mm without a keyboard, and which weighs 670g. “The innovative design is based on the first…

New Intel chip paves the way for the fanless Retina MacBook Air you’ve been … – BGR

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Intel on Tuesday at Computex 2014 unveiled a brand new processor, the Intel Core M, that may be crucial for future ultra-portable devices including tablets and Ultrabooks, but also a future MacBook Air model. To demo the processor, Intel unveiled the “world’s first 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design,” a 2-in-1 12.5-inch Windows tablet/laptop that’s just 7.2mm without a keyboard, and which weighs 670g. “The innovative design is based on the first…

New Intel chip paves the way for the fanless Retina MacBook Air you’ve been … – BGR

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Intel on Tuesday at Computex 2014 unveiled a brand new processor, the Intel Core M, that may be crucial for future ultra-portable devices including tablets and Ultrabooks, but also a future MacBook Air model. To demo the processor, Intel unveiled the “world’s first 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design,” a 2-in-1 12.5-inch Windows tablet/laptop that’s just 7.2mm without a keyboard, and which weighs 670g. “The innovative design is based on the first…

WWDC Deals: $250 off 15" MacBook Pro, $239 iPad mini, $80 Beats, $999 iMac … – Apple Insider

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Monday, June 02, 2014, 07:31 pm PT (10:31 pm ET) By AppleInsider Staff The kick-off of Apple’s 2014 developer conference has lead to a number of Apple discounts from the company’s partners, including $355 off a powerful 15″ MacBook Pro Retina with AppleCare, refurbished Beats Solo HDs for $79.99, in addition to a number of discounted iPad and iMac models. More specifically, today’s deals includes: Loaded 2.3GHz 15″ MacBook Pro…

A silent MacBook Air is now possible, if Apple wants it – The Verge

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Apple dedicated much of its WWDC 2014 keynote yesterday to the introduction of new Continuity software that blurs the line between the mobile iOS and desktop OS X operating systems. Today Intel has announced a reference PC design that could do the same with hardware. Built around the upcoming Broadwell processor, this 12.5-inch tablet prototype is a mere 7.2mm thick and requires no fan to keep it running cool. Intel’s presenting the…

Hands-on: Asus Zenbook NX500 stuns with a premium design and 4K display – PCWorld

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Asus’ upcoming Zenbook NX500 looks a lot like Apple’s MacBook Pro, but that’s no complaint. The high-end laptop is a posh device that left us impressed, especially with its 4K screen. Asus took the wraps off the Windows laptop on Monday, and we had a chance to try it out. Although no price was given, the notebook feels expensive and sturdy. Like the MacBook Pro, the NX500 is contained in…

Asus’ Transformer Book V hybrid transforms into phone, tablet, and laptop – PCWorld

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Taiwanese PC maker Asus has added laptop to the forms that its latest Transformer phone-tablet hybrid can adopt—potentially taunting Microsoft and Google once again with the device’s ability to run both Windows and Android. The Transformer Book V combines a 5-inch smartphone running Android 4.4 with a 12.5-inch Windows 8.1 tablet. The smartphone slides into the tablet, enabling it to run the Android operating system. They can also be combined…

Asus’ Transformer Book V hybrid transforms into phone, tablet, and laptop – PCWorld

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Taiwanese PC maker Asus has added laptop to the forms that its latest Transformer phone-tablet hybrid can adopt—potentially taunting Microsoft and Google once again with the device’s ability to run both Windows and Android. The Transformer Book V combines a 5-inch smartphone running Android 4.4 with a 12.5-inch Windows 8.1 tablet. The smartphone slides into the tablet, enabling it to run the Android operating system. They can also be combined…

Asus’ Transformer Book V hybrid transforms into phone, tablet, and laptop – PCWorld

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Taiwanese PC maker Asus has added laptop to the forms that its latest Transformer phone-tablet hybrid can adopt—potentially taunting Microsoft and Google once again with the device’s ability to run both Windows and Android. The Transformer Book V combines a 5-inch smartphone running Android 4.4 with a 12.5-inch Windows 8.1 tablet. The smartphone slides into the tablet, enabling it to run the Android operating system. They can also be combined…

Gigabyte puts 3200×1800 ‘3K’ screen on 13.9-inch gaming laptop – PCWorld

Monday, June 02, 2014

Taiwan’s Gigabyte is fitting a 3200×1800 screen on its latest gaming laptop, making it among the growing number of vendors adding so-called “3K” displays to their PC products. Gigabyte’s gaming brand AORUS unveiled the X3 on Monday, a day before the start of the Computex Trade show in Taipei. The product comes in two models including the X3 Plus, which has the 3200×1800 pixel screen. We checked out the laptop…

HP’s back-to-school portables include convertible Windows laptop-tablets … – VentureBeat

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Hewlett-Packard is announcing a line of consumer laptops, Chromebooks, and tablets today for the consumer market. The new devices feature hybrid designs and operating system choices that fit the way consumers work and play. The line-up shows that HP is spreading its bets across Windows 8.1, Android, and Google’s Chrome OS. That reflects the diversity of choice and adaptability required to satisfy consumers in the post-PC era. A couple of…

HP Announces Android-Powered SlateBook 14 Laptop (Again) – PC Magazine

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Report: Google Readying Android TV Debut for Late June Goodbye, Google TV. Hello, Android TV: More content front-and-center, and more gaming! More »

Buyer’s Guide: iMac and 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Discounts Ahead of WWDC – Mac Rumors

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) kicks off on Monday, but a few retailers have some larger than normal discounts on some current Mac models. The 21.5″ 2.7GHz current generation iMac is seeing a $149 discount at Adorama and Best Buy. The iMac, however, is near the end of its refresh cycle and while we probably won’t see the new low-cost iMac debuted at WWDC, it does seem imminent. So, we…

Buyer’s Guide: iMac and 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Discounts Ahead of WWDC – Mac Rumors

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) kicks off on Monday, but a few retailers have some larger than normal discounts on some current Mac models. The 21.5″ 2.7GHz current generation iMac is seeing a $149 discount at Adorama and Best Buy. The iMac, however, is near the end of its refresh cycle and while we probably won’t see the new low-cost iMac debuted at WWDC, it does seem imminent. So, we…

Buyer’s Guide: iMac and 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Discounts Ahead of WWDC – Mac Rumors

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) kicks off on Monday, but a few retailers have some larger than normal discounts on some current Mac models. The 21.5″ 2.7GHz current generation iMac is seeing a $149 discount at Adorama and Best Buy. The iMac, however, is near the end of its refresh cycle and while we probably won’t see the new low-cost iMac debuted at WWDC, it does seem imminent. So, we…

Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air comparison review – Macworld UK

Saturday, May 31, 2014

The Surface Pro 3 is first and foremost a tablet, but Microsoft claims it’s the only tablet that can truly replace your laptop. During its unveiling, Microsoft made several comparisons with Apple’s MacBook Air, suggesting that you’d be able to trade-in both your MacBook Air and iPad Air and replace them with Microsoft’s new device. But can it really? Here, we put the Surface Pro 3 head-to-head with the MacBook…