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Kanex Simple Dock is a perfect match for your MacBook

Kanex today introduced a new product that's sure to get the attention of MacBook Air and MacBook Pro owners who need a few more USB 3.0 ports and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. The US$119 Kanex Simple Dock makes it easy to gain those ports and fast Ethernet with just a single USB 3.0...

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Apple announces new Retina display MacBook Pros with Haswell processors and cheaper pricepoints

Apple today announced some great new enhancements to its MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup. What's more, the base price on both the 13- and 15-inch models have been reduced by US$200. Phil Schiller was on notebook duty, announcing first that Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina...

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Caturday: Multiple Macs need multiple cats

When you have a MacBook Pro, a MacBook Air and an iPad, you have to make sure that they're constantly in use to maximize your investment. For TUAW reader Belle, that was a simple thing to accomplish as she has a couple of gorgeous feline friends who seem to enjoy the company of their human and the...

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Apple releases SMC Firmware Update battery fixes for MacBooks

Apple has released a slew of SMC Firmware Updates for all of its MacBook computers. The updates are for all MacBook models between mid-2012 and mid-2013, including the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and MacBook Pro with Retina display and fixes significant battery issues many users were...

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Designed by m's CURB a brilliantly simple idea for cooling a laptop

Here's one of those accessory ideas that you wish you had thought of. Jon Liow of Designed by m was tired of hearing his laptop fan kicking in when he was working on something (not that it would ever happen with a MacBook Pro...), and tried a lot of different solutions. The CURB (pre-order price...

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Dog Days of Summer: Doggy Dashboard

Yeah, there's nothing cuter than a puppy ... unless it's a puppy that is sitting on a new (in 2009) 13" MacBook Pro keyboard. This is Kevin, and his human Don Jones says: This photo is from a few years back when Kevin was a puppy. I was trying to teach him to sit beside me while I worked, but as...

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Twelve South introduces GhostStand for MacBook

Now here's a way to make your MacBook look almost like it's floating in mid-air: the design wizards at Twelve South have announced GhostStand (US$34.99), a transparent Lucite platform that elevates a MacBook about six inches off of the desktop for easy viewing. The two blades that make up the...

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It's a bag, it's a sleeve, it's the Booq Viper courier

The bag-making pros at Booq are back at it again. Just in time for back-to-school, they've introduced two new bags that are really a hybrid of the traditional computer bag and a stiff sleeve. The Booq Viper courier comes in both 13-inch (US$99.95) and 15-inch ($109.95) flavors, and we'll be giving...

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Dog Days of Summer: The MacBook Pro chew toy

There probably isn't a day that goes by that Rory's human Dave Moczulski doesn't silently thank Jony Ive for deciding to make the MacBook Pro out of aluminum instead of rubber or rawhide... If you've got a Dog Days nominee to share, let us know via our feedback page (and please remember that the...

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Best Buy begins huge sale on Mac laptops and iMacs

If you're in the market for a new Mac, you'll be happy to hear Best Buy has just slashed prices on all iMacs, MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, and MacBook Pros with Retina display. Prices are anywhere from US$50 off to $155 depending on what unit you buy. Additionally, if you're a student who...

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Friday Favorite: How iStat Menus saved my MacBook Pro from burning up

Early last week, my 2011 MacBook Pro started acting up. The fan was spinning wildly and the aluminum case was hot to the touch. So hot that it left red marks where it was resting on my legs and the laptop shut itself down. I fired it back up again, shut down some of the extra apps that usually run...

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Caturday: The cute, it burns us, precioussss.....

Surgeon General's Warning: The picture above is too cute. Avert your eyes quickly, and move on to other TUAW posts before you get the urge to rub this kitten's cute little belly and pink feet, warm from snoozing on his owner's MacBook Pro. If you've got a Caturday nominee to share, let us know...

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Apple cuts education price of non-Retina, 13-inch MacBook Pro

Earlier today, Apple quietly introduced a revamped iPod model at a lower price point. Just as quietly, Apple also lowered the price on its 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro for educational customers. Apple, under the new pricing matrix, chopped US$100 off the price of both non-Retina MacBook Pro...

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ECBC Dart Laptop Tote review and giveaway

There's nothing quite like the abrupt ending of a three- or four-day weekend to slap you back into reality, and that's what a lot of TUAW readers here in the US will experience this morning. One thing that might soften the blow of heading back to work would be a new laptop case courtesy of ECBC...

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Hands-on with the Kensington USB 3.0 Docking Station with Dual DVI/HDMI/VGA Video (Giveaway!)

The popularity of Apple's MacBook Pro and Air laptops is one of the reasons that Mac sales have increased while PC sales are waning. But if there's one thing that the laptop experience is lacking, it's a plethora of USB 3.0 and video ports. Kensington's USB 3.0 Docking Station with DVI/HDMI/VGA...

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