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PlugBug piggybacks iPad power on your MacBook brick

PlugBug piggybacks iPad power on your MacBook brick

It's a #FirstWorldProblem to be sure: too many gadgets and not enough plug sockets to recharge them all. If you're an Apple user, however, trying to juggle AC between your MacBook, iPad and iPhone, Twelve South's PlugBug could be the solution, a 10W USB charger that snaps onto a MacBook/MacBook Pro power brick and allows you to charge both your laptop and your iOS device simultaneously.

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MacBook ‘Brick’ photos continue to leak

MacBook ‘Brick’ photos continue to leak

More photos purporting to be of Apple's upcoming MacBook "Brick" refresh have emerged, with a similar casing design to yesterday's MacBook Pro shell but intended for a smaller display size.  The photos show another MacBook Air-inspired keyboard, together with a similarly larger trackpad as that ultraportable, but the hinge design is different and the side-views show an optical drive that the Air lacks.

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Apple ‘Brick’ describes new Water-Jet MacBook case crafting?

Apple ‘Brick’ describes new Water-Jet MacBook case crafting?

The mysterious "brick" rumor circulating about the expected new MacBook models has just taken another turn, with 9 to 5 Mac claiming that it refers to a new method of crafting laptop casings out of solid bricks of aluminum.  According to their source, the new process uses a laser-guided water jet capable of forming a seamless MacBook casing out of a solid block of metal, requiring no screws or bends (which can weaken the material) and reducing overall weight.

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Apple MacBook ‘Brick’ rumors abound: Windows smasher or wireless hub?

Apple MacBook ‘Brick’ rumors abound: Windows smasher or wireless hub?

Speculation and rumor about the upcoming MacBook refresh continues to flourish, as a 9 to 5 Mac tipster delivers a cryptic tidbit that the supposed October 14th event will be "all about the Brick".  As with the best Apple rumors, however, there's no further detail than that, which leaves the theorists doing what they love the most: trying to decipher what Steve Jobs & Co have planned.  The suggestions have ranged from the obvious - some sort of power supply modification, possibly including an optical drive and networking - to the metaphorical.

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Apple MacBook Event – SlashGear Summary

Apple MacBook Event – SlashGear Summary

Apple's MacBook event this morning was all about, you guessed it, the MacBook. And even though things started out slow, the event built up momentum and soon we were having trouble keeping up with all the news. The MacBook Pro was the real highlight, though a new Apple Cinema Display and MacBook refresh are notable as well. In case you missed our live blog, or merely wanted the highlights, we've got the whole thing distilled down to the essentials for you.

You can find more details, photos, plus the full Live Blog transcript, after the cut.

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Apple MacBook Pro revealed

Apple MacBook Pro revealed

Rumors ran right up until a few hours before the Apple notebook event today and it seems most are being proven true. We got our first look at the new MacBook Pro today and as Steve Jobs said, "It's just gorgeous."

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