Andreas Haas is persistent, I'll give him that. Approximately three years before the original iPad was released, the co-founder and his company Axiotron, attempted to bring the world its first MacBook Pro tablet. Using the insides of the MBP, Axiotron's engineers were able to design a tablet computer running OS X. Axiotron didn't take off, but Haas and his OS X tablet dream never died.
Today, Haas and his new company Modbook Inc., announced that he once again will venture into the OS X tablet market. The tablet market in 2012, traditionally consists of a mobile platform. Haas however, plans on releasing "the world's most powerful and largest-screen tablet computer" this fall, running the soon to be brand new, OS X Mountain Lion.
Apparently tired of watching Apple have all the fun (and make all the money) with tablets, Microsoft is holding an event on Monday where they’re expected to announce one of their own, kicking sand in the faces of OEM partners worldwide.
The iPhone has come a long way since its release five years ago. We're always so excited to see what Apple has in store for us with each generation, and with each update comes a significant slew of features. Here's a look at the evolution of the iPhone, from the patents from the years before it even existed to the Retina equipped, Siri capable iPhone 4S. We can only speculate what the iPhone 5 will look like, but we're sure it will be amazing.
Discovering that your iOS device has to be replaced due to a hardware defect can often be troubling, especially in the case of the iPhone. A new report claims that Apple Store Geniuses may soon provide a solution to getting these users back to normal.
Ever since Apple launched the first generation iPad, we've increasingly been using it in place of our iMacs and MacBooks, for more than just web browsing. While originally touted as a device for consumption and entertainment, these days we use the iPad for tons of productive tasks. And, with the new iPad's Retina display and quad-core graphics, we love using it instead of our computers more than ever. Here are five ways the new iPad will replace your computer.
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If you're like us, you love your iPhone 4S for all its new features. But sometimes, that battery life is a little less than ideal, and carrying around an extra battery pack has become a neccessity. Fortunately, there's a plethora of cases that come packed with extra life for your iPhone. Here are five that we're particularly fond of.
It’s getting increasingly hard for Apple to surprise us in the years following the original iPhone in 2007 (OS X Mountain Lion was one notable recent exception.) Case in point: Engadget just got touchy-feely with an iPad 3 prototype and spoiled all the non-fun for the rest of us come Wednesday.
Apple has a history of placing easter eggs -- hidden, and sometimes funny objects, text, or apps -- in their hardware and software over the years. We've compiled a gallery of our favorite easter eggs that have appeared both in Apple hardware and software over the years. Read on and tally off how many you've seen!
With every hardware release Apple announces, upgrading our hardware becomes increasingly tempting. Alas, a new MacBook Air does not come cheap. With the holidays imminiently approaching, it's even more important to save some pennies so we can give to others. These 10 tips will help you boost the performance of that Mac you're thinking about retiring, and hopefully keep you appreciating what you already have.
We've only got one day to go until the iPhone 4S is officially in stores or on our door steps, but iFixit has already done an official tear down of the new phone. You already know that inside it's got an 1GHz Apple A5 dual-core processor, plus a dual-band radio chip and an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera. But what does that all look like, anyway?