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March 18, 2015

USB-C vs. USB 3.1: What’s the difference

usb-c and 3.1

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With the launch of the Apple MacBook and Google’s Chromebook Pixel, USB-C (also called USB Type-C) and the accompanying USB 3.1 standard are both hitting market somewhat earlier than we initially expected. If you’re curious about the two standards and how they interact, we’ve dusted off and updated our guide to the upcoming technology. The situation is more nuanced than it’s been with previous USB standard updates — USB 3.1 and USB Type-C connectors may be arriving together on the new machines, but they aren’t joined at the hip the way you might think.

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April 9, 2010

New MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air Models Scheduled for Launch This Month?

MacWorld Australia writes:
We got a tip-off this afternoon that the long-anticipated MacBook Pro refresh is just around the corner. While we can’t reveal the source, this person is familiar with Apple product cycles and inventory levels. The source said that an update to every MacBook Pro model was expected on Tuesday, 13 April.

MacRumors writes:
A MacRumors forum poster points to a report (Google translation) from Taiwanese newspaper Apple Daily that appears to claim that new MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air models are due for launch sometime this month. (more…)

March 10, 2010

Duck Store Hot Deals: Apple Laptop Sale

MacBook White
13-inch, 2.26GHz
Discounted from $899 Academic Price, from $999 Retail Price

MacBook Pro
15-inch, 2.53 GHz
Discounted from $1599 Academic Price, from $1699 Retail Price

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