At Apple’s media event Apple didn’t just introduce the iPad Mini and iPad 4, Apple also updated their iMac, MacBook Pro and Mac Mini lineup. Apple’s new iMac comes with third generation Intel quad-core processors, powerful NVIDIA graphics and an innovative new storage option called Fusion Drive. Apple’s new version of its popular 13-inch MacBook Pro featuring a stunning Retina™ display and all flash storage in a new compact design. And the new Mac Mini come with new processors, including quad-core chips on the high end, as well as new build-to-order RAM options of up to 16 GB. » Apple Introduces New iMac, New MacBook Pro and New Mac Mini
Did you miss the live stream of Apple’s media event? Don’t worry, Apple has just posted the video to its website and it’s now available for playback. For people who use a Mac you need Safari 4 or later on Mac OS X 10.6 or later, iOS users need Safari and iOS 4.2 or later and Windows users need QuickTime 7 to play this video.
Bloomberg reported that Apple is preparing a new lineup of thinner MacBook laptops running on more powerful chips made by Intel Corp and will get a Retina Display like the iPad. They said this Thinner Macbook will be unveiled at Apple’s annual developers conference starting June 11.
Not to long ago, we told you about the NoteBook Case, which is a pretty cool looking iPad case that turns your iPad into a Macbook Pro. Like the NoteBook Case, the Brydge iPad case “which is a new Kickstarter project” gets much of its design cues from the MacBook Pro line. “The differences include aerospace-grade aluminium, optional built-in speakers, and a patent-pending “click-in” hinge providing close to 180 degrees of positioning freedom”. » Brydge: MacBook-Style iPad Case With Apple Quality Aluminium [Kickstarter Project]
A Japanese retailer Rakuten is selling a new kind of iPad “NoteBook Case” for 5,980 yen “roughly $75″, which makes your iPad look like a MacBook Pro “clone”. The case comes with a built-in battery that allows you to charge the iPad while in use, a USB port, mini USB port, and keyboard with Bluetooth support. At this point the case is only available via the Japanese website Rakuten, but it is possible it will arrive on their United States-based Buy.com in the near future. Check out the detailed pictures after the break. » Turn Your iPad Into A MacBook Pro With This iPad Case
Normally when you walk into an Genius Bar you will see multiple Apple Geniuses with MacBook Pros in front of them, which they use to look up customer information, order new parts etc. But this all may change, Apple is planning to replace the MacBook Pros is some Apple retail markets with the iPad. » Apple Genius Bar Will Replace MacBook Pros With iPads