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Apple Unveils iPad Mini

The latest from Apple's event

(Newser) - Apple got the oohs and aahs it was looking for at its product unveiling event today. Here's the skinny on its latest gadgets, with some help from the liveblogs at CNBC and Bloomberg :
  • First up was the Mac line refresh, starting with a 13-inch iteration of the MacBook Pro
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The iBike, and 9 More Exciting Apple Patents

The iKey? Why not?

(Newser) - Steve Jobs may be stepping back , but that’s no reason to stop being jazzed about all things Apple: The company snagged a whopping 563 patents last year, some of which are sure to eventually see the light of day. Mashable reports on 10 you should be particularly excited about:... More »

Apple Upgrades iMac, MacBook

New 'magic mouse' offers touchpad scrolling, right-click funtionality

(Newser) - After grabbing attention with its blockbuster earnings report—a sizable chunk of it driven by sales of the Mac PC—Apple has announced upgrades to the Mac product lines. Here’s the rundown from BusinessWeek:
  • The MacBook, which remains $999, now has the “unibody” shell and 7-hour non-removeable battery
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Apple Revamps Desktops

Energy efficiency key to overhaul

(Newser) - Apple today announced updates to its desktop line: All computers got a boost in energy efficiency and meet upcoming EnergyStar 5.0 regulations, CNET reports. Prices dropped on some models as well: The new Mac Pros start at $2,499 and feature Intel Xeon processors; the iMac now starts at... More »

Dude, This New Dell Is Sweet

Desktop is 'elegant, handsome, and cleverly designed'

(Newser) - The iMac’s latest challenger is coming from an unlikely source: Dell. The maker " long associated with boxy, boring machines" brings the buzz with its newest contender, the XPS One, raves the Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg. The sleek desktop machine, he says, is “elegant, handsome, and... More »

Apple Boots Up New iMacs

New 24-inchers thinner, cheaper

(Newser) - Steve Jobs unveiled a redesigned version of his company's popular iMac this afternoon, Scientific American reports. Apple ditched their trademark pearly plastic shells for a more svelte aluminum casing and a glossy glass display panel, and slimmed the keyboard as well. The company put the kibosh on the 17" model,... More »

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