Monthly Archives: July 2010

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The iMac Gets Upgraded With i-Series Processors

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Apple’s iMac line also got upgraded in today’s refresh, the first since last fall, with the biggest addition being the  i-Series of Intel processors (Core i3, i5, and i7) and an SSD option on the 27-inch model. They also added ATI’s Radeon HD 5750 as the GPU. They’re available now starting...

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Mac Pro Gets Upgraded To 12 Cores

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The rumors were real. The Apple Store went down this morning, and came back up with the all-new Mac Pro, which has up to 12 Intel Xeon processing cores, the choice of using four 512GB SSDs, and 32GB max RAM, making it the most powerful Mac to date. The standard GPU...

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Head’s Up — Jailbreaking Your iPhone Is Now Legal

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In what is pretty much a landmark decision for digital copyright, the DMCA has been modified so that things like jailbreaking your iPhone and copying DVDs for educational purposes are now legal. So go ahead, install your Cydia Apps, get tethering, install SNES emulators — it’s a free country, man....

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Tutorial: Get Your Free iPhone 4 Bumper Case

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Have an iPhone 4? Want a free case to fix all your reception woes? In an interesting PR move, Apple’s free case program is an iPhone app. You don’t get to pick a color for the Bumper (it’s black, the one on the left in the photo), but other cases...

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A-Data’s N909 Flash Drive Uses E-SATA For Super Speeds

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A-DATA’s new N909 Flash Drive has got a leg up on other USB Drives, thanks to its utilizing the combined USB + eSATA connection that most new laptops have. It allows for up to 90MB/sec (read) and 50MB/sec (write) speeds, though it’s also compatible with regular USB 2.0 drives as...

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Mac Pro Refresh, Cinema Display & Magic Trackpad To Debut Tomorrow?

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Remember that Mac Pro refresh rumor from last week? Oh, and the Magic Trackpad? Well, we’ve got some bigger sources saying they’re probably being announced tomorrow, along with a new 27-inch 16:9 Cinema Display — specifically, John Gruber of Daring Fireball. He’s typically been accurate about things like this, so tomorrow...

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iPhone 4 Arrives In 17 More Countries Friday

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Apple is preparing to launch the iPhone 4 in 17 more countries this Friday, expanding the product into Europe and beyond — the full list includes Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. And no, they’re not...

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The Hexapose iPad Stand Is Like An iMac

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Today brings yet another iPad Stand into the world, but this one offers something the others don’t — an adjustable height. Looking like a mini iMac, the Innopocket’s HexaPose stand is composed of aluminum and polycarbonate and allows users to rotate it in both landscape and portrait modes. It even...

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Colorware Now Painting The Mac Mini

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Colorware strikes again. After offering the option to colorize pretty much anything electronic, the guys have added the new Mac Mini to their selection. For $250, you can send your Mini in, or have them buy and colorize the whole thing for $1000. So, what color would you pick? Read...

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Acer Releases Their S1 Series LCD Monitors

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Acer’s new S1 series of LCD Monitors are slim — and by slim, I mean only 13mm and 15mm thick. Available in 20-, 21.5- and 23-inch sizes, each monitor is packing some impressive specs, including a 1080p resolution for the 21.5-inch and 23-inch models. Other specs include a 12,000,000:1 (dynamic)...