For many years Apple has used MagSafe and MagSafe 2 power adapters for their laptops. MagSafe magnetically connects to the laptop’s case, so if someone would trip over the cord, the connector would safely breakaway without damaging the laptop or port. Although with Apple’s latest MacBook, MagSafe has been eliminated for a standard USB-C port. Griffin decided to bring back a magnetically connected cable by introducing BreakSafe USB-C Cable.
This week on our Weekly Tech Podcast we talk about about the launch of Apple’s new Macbook and what ASUS has to say about it, some interesting hacking articles, the GeForce GTX Titan X benchmarks and more!
On Monday Apple unveiled their latest Macbook, which they touted as their thinnest Macbook yet. Of course all of the Apple fanboys thought it was the best thing ever, but ASUS had something to say about it and their own ZenBook UX305. ASUS North American posted the below photo on their twitter page.
At Apple’s Spring Forward event the company unveiled their thinnest Macbook yet. The new Macbook is 24% thinner than the 11-inch MacBook Air. At only 13.1 mm thick at its largest point it really makes for a thin device. Not only thin the new Macbook is the lightest MacBook ever at only 2 pounds.
For the sake of memory extensions, people let down the portability of laptops with the use of external storage devices. PNY Technologies, with its innovative idea, has decided to overcome this dislike-able but common obstacle with the introduction of ‘StorEdge’. This new flash memory expansion module has been designed exclusively for making lives easier of all Macbook users while they are mobile. This is one of the most reliable ways of increasing storage facility quickly as well as speedily without compromising on the portability.
Ming-Chi Kuo, who is an analyst with KGI Securities has issued a new report forecasting that Apple will refresh their notebooks at their upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which kicks off June 10th. Apple is said to be refreshing both the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models. The refreshed units will be powered by Intel’s new 4th generation Core (Haswell) processors. This makes sense as Intel will officially launch the processors at Computex (June 4-8th).
Booq’s Natural Fiber lineup is stylish, attractive, and competitively priced. Their products range from iPad cases with built in rotatable paper notebooks, to full sized laptop bags and backpacks, along with magnetic Macbook Air cases. Thorsten, Booq’s CEO, shows off the Natural Fiber product lineup while providing us with availability and price points.
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