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.

Nikon D7000 Unveiled to Battle Canon 60D

Nikon D7000 Unveiled to Battle Canon 60D

The battle continues between Canon and Nikon with the release of the Nikon D7000, a monstrous beauty that brings the goods. Though it’s got 16 megapixels compared to the Canon EOS 60D, all know by now the pixel count should never be the leading selling point for an SLR. The D7000 has plenty of other solid reasons including a mesmerizing 39-point Autofocus system, 100-percent viewfinder coverage, 1080p video at 24 fps, dual SD card slots (yes, dual), a partially magnesium alloy shell to deliver increased durability. It’s also got continuous autofocus and a stereo mic and the ability to record video non-stop for 20-minutes. Yes, there’s a cap but a small price to pay to get the mic and enhanced 1080p shooting on board.

Look for this to drop in mid-October for $1,200 for the body only (note: the Canon EOS 60D runs for about $100 less), or $1,500 with an 18-105 lens kit. There are also a few additions to the lens lineup as well as an upgraded flash. You can get the AF-S 200mm f/2G ED VR II for $5,999.95, an AF-S 35mm f/1.4G for $1,799.95, and an SB-700 Speedlight for $329.95.

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Canon EOS 60D Delivers 18 Megapixels, 1080p Video this September

Canon EOS 60D Delivers 18 Megapixels, 1080p Video this September

Canon has officially taken the covers off the EOS 60D, the successor to their 50D model. The DSLR is looking rock solid with 18-megapixels, a single DIGIC 4 process and the ability to capture 1080p H.264 video. You can even edit your vids with an in-camera editing feature. The flexible 3-inch LCD screen is sure to come in handy as well. The ISO range is tremendous – 100 to 6,400 – and is purported to be expandable to 12,800. Processing RAW images from within the camera is also a reality. The Canon EOS 60D will be hitting retailers by end of September and is priced at $1,099 body only, or $1,400 when bundled with a 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS zoom lens.

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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.

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. 

iPhone OS 4.0 Delivers Multitasking, iBooks and App-Switching

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 [Multitasking, Unified Inbox, iBooks]

For anyone that missed today’s major unveiling of the Apple iPhone’s 4.0 OS, we’ve got a quick breakdown. Some key enhancements to look forward to include the highly anticipated multitasking feature. The masses have been asking for it and now Steven Jobs and Co. will deliver. You’ll be able to run multiple apps at the same time, like using Skype to make a call and getting directions from TomTom’s GPS navigation app. You can run other apps like Pandora and check your email, without having to worry about the song going on pause. This feature will only be limited to the iPhone 3GS, while the 3G and Edge versions will be left out in the cold. Sucks for those guys. 

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iPad Accessories by Incase

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Since Incase is known for having a firm grip over the accessories market for all Apple products, it would only be right that they drop a fury of accessories for Apple’s latest gem — the iPad. “They’ve taken some of their most popular case styles and custom fit them for iPad as well as designed a number of new products specifically for iPad. Amongst these is a new Grip Protective Cover, Protective Cover, Neoprene Sleeve, Neoprene Slip Sleeve, Convertible Book Jacket, Nylon Travel Kit, and Combo Charger and Car Charger. All are now available directly through Incase.”

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