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Modbook Pro OS X Mountain Lion tablet launches with SSD

Modbook Pro OS X Mountain Lion tablet launches with SSD

It's time to get your MacBook Pro action on with a modified tablet design from Modbook Pro, announced today once again in a 13.3-inch iteration for release on October 3rd. The folks at Modbook have a strange situation on their hands, one where they're somehow or another able to side-step the lock-out that exists around Apple's OS X and create tablet computers that are, essentially, MacBook Pro units without the keyboard and a touchscreen up front. Today's announcement also adds an SSD to the mix for you hardcore solid-state lovers.

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Dragon Dictate for Mac 3 boosts accuracy and adds Android mic support

Dragon Dictate for Mac 3 boosts accuracy and adds Android mic support

Nuance has pushed out a new version of Dragon Dictate for Mac, its OS X voice dictation package, taking on Apple's own Mountain Lion speech recognition and throwing in smartphone microphone support too. Dragon Dictate for Mac 3 promises a 15-percent accuracy increase versus the previous version, along with the ability to transcribe audio files; meanwhile, if you have an iPhone or Android device, you can use that as a wireless microphone.

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VMware Fusion 5 revealed for Mountain Lion and Windows 8

VMware Fusion 5 revealed for Mountain Lion and Windows 8

There's a brand new version of VMware out today for those of you that want to run Windows inside your Apple computer - Fusion 5 with support for both Mountain Lion and Window 8. This new software build comes with "over 70 new features" for your OS X Mountain Lion machine with a wish to run Windows 8 inside. This new build is made specifically to make your Mountain Lion machine ready for not only Windows 8, but legacy systems Windows 7 and Windows XP as well.

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OS X Mountain Lion update brings 10.8.1 software fixes

OS X Mountain Lion update brings 10.8.1 software fixes

Users of Apple's newest operating system OS X Mountain Lion are finding a brand new software update ready for them this week containing upgrades for both iMessage and Migration Assistant as well as bug fixes galore. This update will bring users up to version 10.8.1 and is a completely free download. If you'd like to grab this download, head to the Apple symbol in the upper left-hand corner of your screen, click, and find the "Software Update" menu option.

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Apple now most valuable public company in history

Apple now most valuable public company in history

On Monday, August 20th, 2012, Apple became the new most valuable United States-made company in the history of the world. Their market capitalization has surpassed that of Microsoft's previous record of $618.9 billion, that amount having been set back in November of 1999. The current market capitalization of Apple is $622.6 billion, with 936,596,000 outstanding shares as of June 30, 2012 - we're guessing that everyone reading this post wishes that they'd invested in the company when they had the chance, of course.

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Retina MacBook Pro gets Moshi protection up front

Retina MacBook Pro gets Moshi protection up front

If surface protection for your Retina MacBook Pro is what you're after, Moshi has the accessories for you - this week announcing both a new palm rest and screen protector for the masses. This set of accessories, the iVisor screen protector and the PalmGuard palm rest protector are set to keep your device looking sharp in combination with no less than Moshi's ClearGuard keyboard protector too!

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Humble Bundle 3 launches for Android, OS X, Windows, and Linux

Humble Bundle 3 launches for Android, OS X, Windows, and Linux

The newest Humble Bundle package of cross-platform games has been released to the public, once again bringing on several fabulous apps for a "pay what you want" price and contributions to charity in tow. This offer brings on now only four games (and a fifth if you pay above the average price), it comes with soundtracks from two of the games in both FLAC and MP3 format! The games Fieldrunners, BIT.TRIP BEAT, SpaceChem, and Uplink are included in the normal bundle, and if you pay more than the average paid price (currently $6.07), you get the game Spirits as well!

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