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  • 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)

Apple introduces new MacBook Pro

    Today Apple updated the aluminum unibody MacBook Pro line to include 13-inch, 15-inch and 17-inch models featuring Apple’s innovative built-in battery for up to 40 percent longer battery life. Each MacBook Pro includes an LED-backlit display with greater color intensity, the innovative glass Multi-Touch trackpad, an illuminated keyboard, an SD card or ExpressCard slot, a FireWire 800 port and state of the art NVIDIA graphics. Apple also updated the incredibly thin and light MacBook Air, making it more powerful and more affordable


    Apple introduces the new iPhone 3GS

      Apple today introduced the new iPhone 3G S, featuring improved speed and performance—up to twice as fast as iPhone 3G—longer battery life, a high-quality 3 megapixel autofocus camera, easy to use video recording and hands free voice control. iPhone 3G S includes the new iPhone OS 3.0, with over 100 new features such as Cut, Copy and Paste, MMS, Spotlight Search, landscape keyboard and a new Find My iPhone feature that works together with MobileMe to help you locate a lost iPhone.


      QuickerTek Announces Exclusive MacBook Air External Battery/Charger

        QuickerTek, the leader in power and wireless Apple products, announces an exclusive extended life battery for all models of the Apple MacBook Air. Users gain six to ten hours of additional battery power - beyond the power of the built-in battery. This is the only product that charges the internal battery of the MacBook Air while in use.

        New Technology allows 25% more power from a smaller physical size battery. This produces not only a smaller battery, but also longer battery power. For those Air users who are looking for a way to get around the MacBook Air's non-removable battery, this new external battery adds the mobile power most often requested. Air users can't drag a few extra batteries around with them to get enough battery life - a tactic often by other laptop owners. And, QuickerTek's new MacBook Air External Battery powers the MacBook Air and charges the internal battery while in use.

        A total of 12 to 14 hours of MacBook Air use are now possible. Users immediately notice the power of the external battery when the battery charge percentage icon in the menu bar remains at 100% for several hours, before the internal battery is used. Styled to blend with your Apple equipment, the new MacBook Air External Battery Charger is housed in a machined aluminum anodized case. It comes with a molded MacBook Air charger, an external battery charger and is built for three times the standard recharge cycles - 1000 full recharges, typically 2000 cycles.

        Physical: The size is 6.75 x 3.5 x 1 inches
        Weight: 1.2 pounds
        Battery: Li-ion Polymer
        6 to 10 hours of extended use on Apple MacBook Air
        Rate for 1000 full recharge cycles
        Requires a modified MagSafe power adapter
        Works with all 120/240 AC power outlets in the US and abroad
        Ships with charger and an external battery charger
        Machined aluminum case with LED charging status indicator

        Pricing and Availability:
        Customers can either send in their MacBook Air MagSafe power adapter for modification ($25), or buy one that has already been modified for use with the new MacBook Air External Battery ($100). Either way, the MagSafe is modified with long life parts. Compatibility with all MacBook Air models is maintained after the modification is made. Like most QuickerTek products, the aluminum MacBook External Battery Charger is backed with a one-year warranty on parts and labor.

        MacBook Air External Battery and/or Charger


        Macway Introduces a new version of AluSlim

        Macway today introduced new versions of AluSlim, its line of 2"5 hard disks. The new drives feature USB 2.0, Firewire 400 and Firewire 800 ports.

        The disks features are the following :

        • aluminium case
        • mini USB 2.0, firewire 400 and firewire 800 ports
        • Oxford 934 chipset
        • SATA 2"5 drive
        • Mac and PC compatible
        • Sold with a firewire 400 cable, a firewire 800 cable, a USB cable and a case.
        Prices :
        • aluminum case  (without hard disk): 59
        • AluSlim 160 Go FW400, FW800 et USB 2.0: 89 €
        • AluSlim 250 Go FW400, FW800 et USB 2.0: 109 €
        • AluSlim 320 Go FW400, FW800 et USB 2.0 : 119 €
        • AluSlim 500 Go FW400, FW800 et USB 2.0 : 149 €

        Vaja Introduces 3 new MacBook cases

          Vaja just announced the release of three new cases for Apple MacBook 13" .

          ivolution Leather Suit (MSRP $ 280)
          ivolution Snap Shell (MSRP $ 340)
          ivolution Snap Shell with Leather Handles (MSRP $ 400)

          ivolution snap shell small.jpg

          For more information, check