Apple MacBook Pro Now With Thunderbolt I/O

Apple MacBook Pro Now With Thunderbolt I/O
Attention early adopters: Apple’s updated their line of MacBook Pros with some beefed up performance. The aluminum shells remain but one of the standout features is something that most probably haven’t ever heard of. The Thunderbolt port allows you to connect high-performance peripherals and high-res displays to a single port. Transfer rates are theoretically upto 10 Gbps which is just nuts. There aren’t that many Thunderbolt-compatible peripherals out right now but that should change over the coming months.

Apple 11-inch & 13-inch MacBook Air, Starting at $999

Apple 11-inch & 13-inch MacBook Air, Starting at $999

Apple’s extremely popular MacBook Air just got a much-welcomed facelift. At the Cupertino-based company’s “Back to the Mac” event, two new versions of the Air were unveiled, an 11- and 13-inch model. The “World’s Thinnest Notebook” will come with all-flash SSD storage, making the sleep to wake time pretty quick. Of course, there’s a multi-touch trackpad and a long-lasting battery which will dish out anywhere from five to seven hours of energy plus up to 30 days of standby depending on the model you pick up.

The resolution on the screen is pretty impressive, given the fact it’s only 0.19 inch thin. Oh, is that a FaceTime camera we see? The one on the MacBook Air is thinner than the one you’ll find inside your iPhone 4. Cool thing to note is that FaceTime for Mac is now in beta and available for all Mac users. This means you can FaceTime with folks with own an iPhone 4 or the new iPod Touch. Things definitely just got a heck of alot more interesting.

The best part about the MacBook Air, aside from the lightweight shell, internal goodies and outstanding performance given the size of the damn thing, is the price. The Air will start at $999, which really makes it an easy sell.

Sandqvist iPhone Pocket

Sandqvist iPhone Pocket

If you’re not down with the dozens of iPhone cases out on the market right now, check out the iPhone pocket from Sandqvist. It’s meant to be tossed over your neck and looks strikingly like those iconic Leica cases, no? No? Oh. Well, either way, it looks cool and the thick, brown leather helps make this case stand out. Though it’s marketed for iPhone users, it can fit any mobile phone up to 120 x 63 x 14 mm.

More info and images after the jump.

Incase Clear Snap Case for iPhone 4

Incase Clear Snap Case for iPhone 4Incase Clear Snap Case for iPhone 4

Good things come to those who wait, and from those who take their time. We’re sure the folks at incase weren’t sitting back with their feet kicked up for the past two months, because the iPhone 4 cases coming from their design team are solid. The latest also happens to be the lightest in their iPhone 4 product offering. The Clear Snap Case, if you haven’t guessed already, is see through so it works sort of like another layer of clear glass so the overall aesthetics of the iPhone 4 aren’t completely lost in translation.

All features are still accessible, including both front and back cameras as well as the side volume controls. The case also features a Flash Ring that surrounds the camera cutout, which prevents glare interference while using the camera.

More info and images after the jump.

Apple Magic Trackpad [Multi-Touch]

Apple Magic Trackpad [Multi-Touch]

Well folks, after much rumbling in the rumor mill, the curtain’s been lifted. We love the multi-touch trackpads on our MacBook Pros and it’s only right Apple deliver the same portability to the Apple-lovin’ masses. Following in the footsteps of its famed brethren, Magic Mouse, the new Magic Trackpad is the first Multi-Touch trackpad that’s designed to work with your Mac desktop computer.

It gives us a substantial amount of space to get the job done and delivers the full set of gestures that we’ve come to love on our more portable Pros. As with most Apple peripherals of this nature, it’ll be connecting via bluetooth, and it can be used with or without a mouse.

More info and images after the jump.

Apple Unibody Mac Mini

Apple Unibody Mac Mini

While plenty of folks were clicking away on Apple’s website hoping to pre-order an iPhone 4, Cupertino’s finest was doing a bit of a juggling act, making sure their servers were live while also unveiling an updated Mac Mini. This new version packs plenty of enhancements, most notably a new aluminum unibody shell to mirror that of the MacBooks and iMacs. It also boasts an HDMI port and SD card slot, while also delivering a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 320GB hard and 2GB of RAM for $699.

More info and images after the jump.

Hard Graft Tilt iPad Case

Hard Graft Tilt iPad Case

With so many different iPad cases out on the market, well-crafted pieces with a high level of attention to detail is what really helps products to stand out. Hard Graft‘s Tilt is made using tanned leather, an array of textures and unique blemishes and shades which add value to the appearance and make every single piece of leather unique. The protective folding case also doubles as a stand and the stretchy bands and leather base help to keep your iPad secure.

More info and images after the jump.

Leaked: The 4th Gen iPhone

Gizmodo: 4th Generation iPhone Leaked [Video]

We’re not big on speculation but when it comes to the iPhone, we’re all ears. Seriously. So some crazy events have taken place in the past few weeks, all of which have begun to surface. An Apple engineer left a 4th generation iPhone prototype at a bar, which was picked up by some guy that gave Gawker media (owners of Gizmodo) the opportunity to give it an examination, for monetary fee of course. If this really is the next gen iPhone, then I’m sold. It’s bringing a new front-facing camera as well as a beefed-up back camera and a larger battery. The screen’s a bit smaller but the resolution’s been hiked up.

There’s probably much more that we haven’t seen yet, but rest assured, when the time is right, Steve will give us the full details. Until then, peep the video from Gizmodo after the jump. 

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