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MacBook Air Retina Release: 5 Reasons to Wait – Gotta Be Mobile

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

It’s very possible that the MacBook Air Retina release date is just weeks away as we approach an event where Apple will undoubtedly announce the OS X Yosemite release date and other hardware for the holiday push. Shoppers continue to wait for a MacBook Air release dat to deliver a new MacBook Air with a high-resolution display, similar to that on the MacBook Pro Retina that shot to popularity last…

Nvidia launches GTX 980M, almost closing the laptop-desktop performance gap – ExtremeTech

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Today, Nvidia is unveiling the GTX 980M and GTX 970M — the first high-end mobile parts based on the new GM204 Maxwell GPU core. While Maxwell’s awesome power efficiency is certainly a nice quality for desktop PCs, higher efficiency and lower TDPs truly come into their own when mobile form factors with smaller thermal envelopes are considered. With the Maxwell-based mobile GPUs, Nvidia is claiming that the 980M now has…

Life after Sony: Vaio shows off hybrid laptop prototype – Engadget

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Lenovo proved that its possible to buy an unwanted business (PCs) from a giant company (IBM) and turn it a massive success. After buying Sony’s portable PC business, Vaio is hoping for the same and just revealed its first prototype: a 12.3-inch hybrid tablet that would cost at least 200,000 yen ($1,800). This is the first prototype it created without any Sony influence (though it still sells Sony’s current models)…

Retina iMac 2014 release date rumors: 5K display, launches at October 15 … – Ecumenical News

Posted: Monday, October 06, 2014

Apple’s rumored Oct. 16 special event is expected to be the company’s platform to unveil a new line of iPads as well as a Retina iMac release date for a new 2014 lineup of the all-in-one desktop computer, featuring a 5K resolution display and OS X Yosemite. “A new line of iMacs with ultra high-resolution Retina Displays is in late testing stages within Apple, according to our sources who…

MacBook Air, Pro 2014 release date in October alongside OS X Yosemite? – ChristianToday

Posted: Monday, October 06, 2014

New 2014 versions of MacBook Air and MacBook Pro may be headed for release this month alongside the OS X Yosemite. Last June, Apple unveiled the OS X 10.10 Yosemite, which is the first OS X that can be downloaded and installed for free. The operating system has been in beta version ever since. This week, the Gold Master version of the OS finally arrived in the…

What’s cranking up your laptop’s cooling fan? – 13WMAZ

Posted: Monday, October 06, 2014

Laptop computer(Photo: AP) Q: My Dell laptop keeps overheating. What could be causing this, and what can I do to fix it beyond cleaning the ports for the cooling fan? A: This is not a question with an automatic answer. But the single hottest part of a laptop will usually be its processor. How toasty can that chip get? Windows and OS X won’t tell you directly, but third-party apps…