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Articles tagged with: macbook air

Nifti Mini-drive,A Soultion To Low Memory In Macbooks

Kick-starters have announced a new type of storage device for apple Mac book/Mack book pro. This new storage device is known as Nifty Mini-drive. This will solve the storage problems in Mac book pro and Mac book air. Due to the sleekness of Mac books there is always an issue of lack of storage or one should say limited storage. But this Nifty Mini-drive will increase the storage capacity of Mac books that will help its users store more data and media on their Mac book

MacBook Air Gets Thunderbolt & More!

It looks like those leaked photos we posted yesterday, did offer a shred of evidence about a MacBook Air upgrade.

Not only will the new MacBook Airs carry the latest Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors but both will support the razor fast Thunderbolt technology, capable of data transfers as fast as 10Gbps.

Apple To Beat HP In Mobile PC Sales

Apple’s ascendency looks to continue in 2012. If the hugely popular iPad is categorized as a portable computer, it’ll mean that Apple will bump HP off its top spot of lead mobile PC vendor. With sales expected to hit 60 million next year, and the total amount of tablets shipped only a little above that at 80 million, the potential for the change in power is certainly possible.

The revelation comes from industry sources who spoke with DigiTimes. They said Apple is expected to ship a total of 60 million iPads in 2012, out of 80 million total tablets shipped.

Apple Offering Refunds For Final Cut Pro X

Apple has recently launched the latest version of Final Cut Pro, dubbed Final Cut Pro X. Unfortunately, the new version doesn’t keep its users happy as there are many poor reviews of the new version.

The largest criticism received is that the “upgrade” isn’t much of an upgrade at all, offering little improvements over the previous version. Fortunately, Apple is listening to its customers and are now offering refunds to unhappy customers in an effort to keep Apple fanboys, loyal.

New Macbook Airs Coming Soon!

According to a reliable leak, Apple is gearing up to launch updates across its Macbook Air lineup and sources say that the leak is 100% confirmed. This would be a timely update considering the last refresh was way back in December 2010.

The first batch of many will be around 400,000 units, and the most notable change of the new notebook will be Intel’s 32nm Sandy Bridge architecture. The Intel chips will utilize the ultra low voltage Core i5 and Core i7 chips, which feature between 3MB and 4MB of Smart Cache.

New Intel Processors Designed For Macbook Air?

It looks like Intel is working on some ultra-low voltage processors that are based on the Sandy Bridge core and would be the perfect match for the MacBook Air. According to a leak, the Core i5 and i7 processors will be getting a boost. The 1.4GHz cpu will be getting raised to 1.6GHz. The Core i5 2557M will run at 1.7GHz with a Turbo Boost to 2.7GHz, and the Core i7 models would each get a boost of 100MHz in processing power and Turbo Boost of up to 2.9GHz of power.

Each of the processors will be dual-core, Hyperthreaded processors with graphics cores ranging from 350MHz to 1.2GHz with full throttle. Each of the chips are also expected to arrive later this year.

HP Announces Ultra-Thin LCD + Low Cost Data Plans

Hewlett-Packard is releasing an ultra-thin display. If you thought Apple was the leader in this market, think again! The 21.5″ Elite L2201x has a power supply that is located outside the device, allowing for the screen to be as thin as 0.4 inches thick. The display offers a beautiful metal finish to its stand with glossy black borders around the screen itself. It only has one port which is a DisplayPort but we are hoping this will be enough for the majority of users.

OWC Launches 480GB SSD For MacBook Air

OWC (Other World Computer) has announced yesterday its new Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD now shipping in an industry largest 480GB capacity for all new 2010 Apple MacBook Air models. The solid state drive was first announced at the CES 2011 earlier this January. The MAPE SSD offers up to 4x greatest capacity and is up to 68% faster than factory drives. The new drives are available for all 11.1″ and 13.3″ MacBook Air models. Buyer beware, solid-state technology is still rather expensive but is a great added measure to ensure your data stays protected. Here will be Apple’s add-on price for the upgrade:

Apple Releases Fix For iTunes Error

Some of the people who purchased the late 2010 13-inch Macbook Air model, running on OS X 10.6.7 have discovered a bug within the latest iTunes version that causes the system to become unresponsive. The issue has been widely documented throughout Apple’s support forums with users recommend booting the laptop from safe mode to avoid the error.

Others within the forum have discovered that the problem only occurs with the 13-inch Macbook Air model with iTunes working fine on the other devices. Apple offered a fix for the iTunes bug, which was released today but…