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2012-07-26 23:01:04

Hard Candy Cases debuts a premier Hard Shell Case for Apple´s new MacBook Pro 15” with Retina Display. Hard Candy´s Hard Shell Case provides users with eye-popping color and five times the protection in a form fitting shell that is easy to take on and off. The Hard Shell Case is also available for the Apple 11” MacBook Air and the Apple 13” MacBook Air. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Hard Candy Cases debuts a premier Hard Shell Case for Apple´s new...

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2012-07-13 17:17:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Is this the most Bob Mansfield has ever graced headlines in his entire career with Apple? And right before he leaves, too“¦shame. It doesn´t happen often, so be sure to remember today, July 13, 2012“¦the day Apple admitted they were wrong. It didn´t seem like it was going to be a big deal at first. Apple decided their new designs wouldn´t be compatible with EPEAT standards, so they jumped...

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2012-07-11 11:10:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It stings to be disowned on your own turf: Just ask RIM. So, when Apple decided to build their MacBook Pro with Retina Display in a tightly contained shell, they may not have expected their own city to turn their back and block any purchase of their computers. Earlier this week, it was announced that Apple was seeking to withdraw from the EPEAT program, removing any subsequent certification given to their products. The Electronic...

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2012-07-09 09:42:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not only is Apple´s newest MacBook Pro with Retina Display the “least repairable laptop” on the market today, (or possibly ever) it could also be the reason why Apple is no longer seeking the approval from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) program. This certification – in either a gold, silver or bronze rating – is given to products which are found to be environmentally friendly,...

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2012-07-03 21:29:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online You can´t have too much of a good thing. Therefore, when Steve Jobs first showed us the beautiful Retina display on the iPhone 4, we immediately wanted every Apple device to be given the same treatment. Retina on iPads, Retina on MacBooks, Retinas Retinas Everywhere! Of course, Apple has been busy rolling out these gorgeous displays to these devices. Now, the iPad and a MacBook Pro have been sufficiently Retina´d. Surely...

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2012-07-03 21:20:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you buy any Apple product in America, you are instantly given a one-year warranty on the device. So, if for some reason your iPad starts to malfunction or go on the blink within that first year, you can take it back and have it replaced, easy as pie. However, if you want a little extra coverage, or if you want someone to call for tech support when Google Chrome starts crashing your MacBook Air, you can purchase AppleCare, an...

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2012-07-02 22:16:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Normally, whenever Apple announces updates to their computers, they´ll move the recently outdated models to the refurbished section, offering a pretty good deal on a new-ish Mac. Likewise, retail stores, such as Best Buy, will mark these computers down to clear some stock and make room for the new, young hotness. So, when we hear that Best Buy has marked down their Macs, it´s hard to get too excited. Today, however,...

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2012-06-29 11:54:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google has been busy this week releasing new products and informing their developers on new, upcoming products. So far, they´ve announced a new Nexus phone, Nexus tablet and Nexus music player-thing. Yesterday, they announced some updates to their Chrome OS and Google Documents as well as bringing their Chrome browser and Google Drive to the iOS sphere. A popular choice for many Apple fans, Chrome has become a go-to...

Bob Mansfield Retires From Apple
2012-06-29 09:54:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You might not recognize his name, but if you´ve seen any recent Apple product video, it´s likely you know his face. Somewhere in between Sir Ive waxing poetic about minimalism and simplicity and Phil Schiller explaining why this new Apple thing is the best Apple thing yet, Bob Mansfield gets handed the task of explaining how they engineered this beautiful, best thing yet. Yesterday, it was announced that he´d no...


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