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Axiotron Modbook upgrade: not quite 2 minutes, but overnight ain't bad

If you have $1,149 to spend, TechRestore can convert your MacBook into an Axiotron ModBook overnight during the work-week. They've put together a little stop-motion video, even, to show you how it's done. The $1,149 price is good through March 6. Overnight delivery options are an extra $29 to $99,...

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Macworld 2009: Axiotron Modbook Pro

Simply stated, it's the fastest tablet computer on the planet, and it's a Mac. Axiotron surprised everyone in 2007 by demoing a tablet Mac, the Modbook, made by transferring the inner workings of a stock Apple MacBook to a new chassis with a touch / pen interface. At Macworld Expo 2008, the Modbook...

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Woz gets a new job

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak seems to be a lot more visible lately. First, he's been making bad web ads for SCOTTEVEST. Next, we received pictures of Woz whizzing from the deck of his Segway. He was fined US$700 for driving his Prius at 104 miles per hour (167 kilometers per hour) on I-5. At last,...

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TUAW reviews the Axiotron ModBook

Axiotron's ModBook has been making a stir for a while, so we're pleased to have the opportunity to take it for a spin. In case you haven't seen it before, it's a MacBook that's been modified into a slate-style tablet computer, and it's stiff competition for any tablet PC (for many reasons, not the...

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Mahalo Daily visits the ModBook folks

Our good friends at Mahalo Daily took this short look at the Axiotron ModBook, which (you've probably seen) is a modified MacBook that's been turned into a tablet computer. I learned a couple of interesting things about the device -- first of all, it's not a touchscreen, it's really a tablet, which...

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Pictures of the ModBook Mac Tablet in the wild

We got a tip that some pics of the ModBook, the Macbook-based tablet product from OWC and Axiotron, have surfaced on the MacResource Forums. How convenient for us! Just one pic that I can find and it's a rendering, not an actual product shot. From the looks of it, it's a "clamshell" mod that...

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