Apple’s Retina MacBook Gets Taken Apart

Retina Macbook

Apple launched their new Retina MacBook at their Spring Forward event last month and now the guys from iFixit have managed to get their hands on one and have taken it apart.

The new Retina MacBook comes with a 12 inch display that has a resolution of 2304 x 2440 pixels and the device is powered by an Intel Core M processor.

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Toshiba Portege R30 Ultraportable Laptop is Lightweight and Full Featured

portege-r30

Toshiba has announced a new version of the Portege R30 laptop that aims to be the full featured ultraportable. Typically, when you buy an ultraportable most of the features you want get ditched to make the machine lighter. The R30 is light at 3.2 pounds, but still has all the features you want like a DVD player and network jack.

The machine also has three USB 3.0 ports, a memory card reader, and a full size HDMI output. Processors available in the machine are Intel 4th gen mobile processors paired with up to 16GB of RAM. Storage options include a 1TB hybrid drive or a 512GB SSD. Professional users who need security will like the vPro technology and TPM.

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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Ubuntu System Launches From $949

XPS 13 Developer Edition

Developers that have been patiently waiting to get their hands on the new Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop that was first unveiled towards the end of last year will be pleased to know that Dell has finally launched the system and it is now available to purchase priced starting at $949.

For $949 the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition includes a 13.3 inch display that is capable of providing a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and is powered by a Intel Core i5 Broadwell processor supported by 8GB of RAM.

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Apple’s New MacBook Gets Benchmarked

new MacBook

Apple announced their new MacBook earlier this month, the device is expected to launch shortly and now it has turned up in some benchmarks.

The new MacBook comes with a new design and is Apple’s thinnest notebook to date, the device has now appeared in the Geekbench benchmarks.

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Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi Launches From $399

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi

After unveiling their new Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi hybrid tablet and laptop system earlier this year. Asus has finally launched the hardware which is available to purchase both online and via high street stores priced from $399.

The Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi features a 10 inch screen providing users with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. The system is powered by Intel Atom Z3775 Bay Trail processor supported by 2GB of RAM and is supplied running Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system.

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Brik Case Customisable Laptop Case (video)

Brik Case Customisable Laptop Case

Vinyl stickers offer a great and cost-effective way of customising your laptops outer case, but provides little or no protection against bumps or knocks, and once applied cannot easily be removed without ruining the vinyl.

The Jolt Team has created something different that offers a Lego brick style solution, that allows you to customise your laptop case whilst adding protection to your laptop in the form of the Brik Case.

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Inklet lets You Draw With Apple’s New Trackpad

Inklet

Apple announced a number of new MacBooks earlier this month which come with the companies new Force Touch trackpad and now there is an app called Inklet that lets you draw using the trackpad.

Inklet was created by Ten 1 Design who brought us the Pogo and Pogo Connect stylus and now they have launched this new software which makes use of Apple’s new Force Touch technology.

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Broadwell Powered Acer Chromebook 15 Soon Launching For $500

Acer Chromebook 15

Anyone considering purchasing a Chromebook in the next few months might be worth holding out until further specifications have been published, together with official prices for a new Acer Chromebook 15 which is expected to launch very soon priced at around $500.

The new range of Acer Chromebook 15 systems are expected to be available with Intel Core i5 processors in the form of an Intel 5200U that will be supported by Intel HD 5500 graphics.

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