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Posts from the ‘Hardware’ Category

  • 1984 Mac cover for iPad
  • Mac OS X Lion Available Today From the Mac App Store
  • Apple Introduces New Mac Mini Models
  • Apple Introduces New MacBook Air Models
  • Apple Releases iTunes 10.4 (64 bits, full screen, designed for Lion)
20
Jul

Apple Introduces New Mac Mini Models

    Apple today Apple today updated the Mac mini with next generation Intel Core processors, new discrete graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and Lion.

    The new Mac mini lineup is the following :

    - The 2.3 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Mac mini with 2GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive starts at a suggested retail price of $599 (US), with options to add memory up to 8GB and a 750GB hard drive.

    - The 2.5 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Mac mini with 4GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive starts at a suggested retail price of Pokies $799 (US), with options to upgrade to a 2.7GHz dual-core Core i7 processor, up to 8GB of memory, and a 750GB hard drive with an option to add or replace with a 256GB solid state drive.

    -The 2.0 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 Mac mini with Lion Server, 4GB of memory and dual 500GB hard drives starts at a suggested retail price of $999 (US). Options include adding memory up to 8GB, two 750GB hard drives, or up to two 256GB solid state drives.

    The new Minis don't have any DVD/CD drives. They ship with Lion.
    20
    Jul

    Apple Introduces New MacBook Air Models

      Apple today introduced several new MacBook air models.The new Macs are based on Intel's Sandy Bridge platform. Apple also replaced the minidisplay port with a Thunderbolt port for peripherals. The new MacBooks also have backlit keyboards. They are offered in the following configurations:

      11.6-inch
      - 1.6 GHz, 64 GB SSD, 2 GB RAM: $999
      - 1.6 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1199

      13.3-inch
      - 1.7 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1299
      - 1.7 GHz, 256 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1599

      The new 11.6 inch model is now the entry level Mac laptop (the white MacBook is discontinued as of today). All models ship with OS X Lion preinstalled.

      20
      Jul

      WaterField Designs Introduces New Smart Case for MacBook Air

        WaterField Designs today introduced the all-new MacBook Air Smart Case. The robustly protective and impeccably stylish new Smart Case is available in custom sizes for both the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Air models.

        Features:
        * Two sizes: Custom fitted to 11.6" or 13" MacBook Air
        * Light and protective
        * Water-resistant, nylon exterior
        * Lightly padded interior
        * Flanked by eco-friendly, distressed brown leather
        * High-impact, rigid Viagra plastic inserts for additional protection
        * Stretch back pocket to hold power adapter and cables
        * Six color choices

        With this new addition, WaterField now offers three MacBook Air sleeve options - the new Smart Case, the SleeveCase, and the Suede Jacket Sleeve.

        Pricing :MacBook Air Smart Case: 11-inch: $79. 13-inch: $89. Colors are available in Black, Copper, Flame, Green, Pearl or Pine.

        15
        May

        The Magic Bar is available for Pre-Order with a discount for Cube-Zone readers

          Mobee today announced that the Magic Bar inductive charger is available for pre-order immediately on our website. (deliveries are planned for end of June/early July depending on customers area). Mobee is offering an 8 ClearPores% rebate to the Cube-Zone readers, with a coupon available until end of May for pre-orders on the Magic Bar using following code : "MAGICBAR0511".You can use the coupon on their online store at http://www.mobeetechnology.com/shop.html

          3
          May

          Apple Introduces New iMacs with Thunderbolt

            Apple just released new iMacs. The new desktop computers have new Quad-Core CPUs (Core i5 or i7) across the entire range and 1 (21") or 2 (27") Thunderbolt ports. Starting at $1,199, the new iMac is up to 70 percent faster and new graphics deliver up to three times the performance of the previous generation, according to Apple.

            The new iMacs feature quad-core Intel Core Eye Secrets i5 processors with an optional Core i7 processor on the high-end model.

            Prices and configurations are as follows :

            • 21.5" 2.5GHz Quad Core i5, AMD 6750M, 500GB, $1199
            • 21.5" 2.7GHz Quad Core i5, AMD 6770M, 1TB, $1499
            • 27" 2.7GHz Quad Core i5, AMD 6770M, 1TB, $1699
            • 27" 3.1GHz Quad Core i5, AMD 6970M, 1TB, $1999

            For more information, check Apple web site.