Tag Archives: macbook

"This Is Going To Be Such A Rad Tweet..."

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Process for tabletizing a MacBook animated in stop-motion

Considering the 256-level, pressure sensitive touchscreen they installs into your last-gen MacBook costs a couple hundred bucks max, and the fact that tabletizing an Apple laptop means giving up the keyboard for good, Tech Restore's ModBook service seems pretty steep…

X-Ray MacBook

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The glowing irradiated inside of an Apple MacBook, as photographed by the curious Jason de Villa... as seen by the TSA every day!
About a week ago, I was in the mood to do something crazy – anything to help

App turns iPhone into ad-hoc MacBook num pad

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Numberkey is a nifty iPhone app that extends your MacBook or MacBook Pro keyboard with an ad-hoc numeric keypad, which communicates with your laptop via WiFi. It comes with many different skins, from the modern chiclets to italicized numerals of…

Mac Pro Ultra Mini made out of broken MacBook and aluminum enclosure

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By cramming the still functioning guts of a waterlogged MacBook into an aluminum external hard drive closure and melting a whole lot of solder, the guys over at WolphBite managed to create their own Mac Pro Ultra Mini. It looks…

I hope you know about this suede notebook sleeve in time

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WaterField already has new suede sleeves out, cut precisely to fit the new MacBooks. Great for anti-scratch, not so much for falls or unexpected use as a seat cushion. The marketing pitch they sent was amusingly aggressive, given that it's…

Oobject Gallery: Monocoque design and the new MacBook

David Galbraith of Oobject trained as an architect, which always makes his commentary on the design of gadgetry come at interesting angles to that of regular ol' techdorks like me. I'm going to quote his latest write-up nearly in its…

Apple MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and MacBook upgrades

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Apple today announced two new laptop computers, available for sale tomorrow. The updated MacBook Pro and the updated MacBook share a new unibody aluminum "brick" manufacturing process; black, backlit keys (on the Pro and higher-end MacBook only); a new, buttonless…

High-res photos of new MacBook released to consumers

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Take a look at the splendid forthcoming revision to the MacBook. Isn't it just keynote? They say that with the aluminum ration at 100 grammes a week, it's seldom possible to produce an attractive and durable-but-minimalist chassis for a creditline…

MacBooks to get NVIDIA GPUs come October 14th?

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The latest rumor to belch up from the Internet's bloated lower intestine: Apple may be upgrading their low-end MacBook line to include Nvidia GPUs, come October 14th. According to The Uranus Apple Weblog:
TUAW is hearing from various sources