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Modbook Pro X Kickstarter concludes successfully, opens two-week ‘last call’ campaign

Modbook Pro X Kickstarter concludes successfully, opens two-week ‘last call’ campaign

At the end of July, a Kickstarter was initiated for the Modbook Pro X, a device that puts a touchscreen and a bit more portability to a regular Mac. The Kickstarter has officially concluded, but Modbook is opening up another window for those who want to support the device.

VMware Fusion 7 launches with OS X Yosemite and Windows 8.1 support

VMware Fusion 7 launches with OS X Yosemite and Windows 8.1 support

Following the launch of Parallels 10 for Mac last month, rival virtualization software maker VMware has launched VMware Fusion 7 with support for OS X Yosemite and improved compatibility with Windows 8.1. The state-of-the-art virtualization software allows Mac users to use Windows as an operating system within an operating system, without needing to reboot. 

Apple expected to launch thinner MacBook by early 2015

Apple expected to launch thinner MacBook by early 2015

According to DigiTimes, citing Taiwan-based supply chain sources, Apple will launch a thinner MacBook by late 2014 or early 2015. The report claims that Apple manufacturing partners have began production of components for the next-generation MacBook in small volumes as the launch of the notebook approaches. 

Apple releases OS X Yosemite Public beta 2 and update for iTunes 12 beta

Apple releases OS X Yosemite Public beta 2 and update for iTunes 12 beta

Apple has just released OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2 (build number – 14A329r). It most probably changes and improvements included in OS X Yosemite Preview 6, which was released earlier in the week.

Apple unveiled OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014 Keynote. It includes new features and improvements such as improved Notification Center, new iCloud Drive integration, Mail Drop and lots more.

Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac launches with OS X Yosemite integration, including iCloud Drive and iMessage

Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac launches with OS X Yosemite integration, including iCloud Drive and iMessage

Parallels on Wednesday announced the availability of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac with OS X Yosemite integration, including support for iCloud Drive, iMessage and SMS text sharing on Windows.

Apple patent application suggests Touch ID could be headed to Macs

Apple patent application suggests Touch ID could be headed to Macs

With the release of the iPad Air 2 (and next-generation iPad mini with Retina display), one of the most common rumors is the inclusion of Touch ID. Now, a new patent could outline Apple’s broader plan for their secure feature.

Mac Pro update possible as Intel Xeon E5 v3 chips ready for shipments in September

Mac Pro update possible as Intel Xeon E5 v3 chips ready for shipments in September

In June, 2013, Apple officially unveiled a brand new Mac Pro: a sleek, cylindrical device that had a bunch of ports, and plenty of horsepower under the hood. It didn’t start shipping until the end of the year, but it looks like an update could be right around the corner.

Intel’s 14nm Broadwell chip timeline hints at Holiday launch of 12-inch Retina MacBook Air

Intel’s 14nm Broadwell chip timeline hints at Holiday launch of 12-inch Retina MacBook Air

There have long been rumors about a 12-inch Retina MacBook Air, and Intel today said that the 14nm Broadwell chip, a key component of the rumored device, would ship in time for the holiday season.

Modbook announces Kickstarter campaign for Modbook Pro X, a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro tablet

Modbook announces Kickstarter campaign for Modbook Pro X, a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro tablet

Modbook is known for bringing together Apple’s MacBook and tablets, creating devices that are meant to bring the best of both worlds into one device. The company has just announced a new Kickstarter campaign to bring to life a Retina MacBook Pro in the body of a tablet.

Mid-2014, 27-inch iMac also briefly spotted on Apple’s Boot Camp support page

Mid-2014, 27-inch iMac also briefly spotted on Apple’s Boot Camp support page

Following a reference to a mid-2014 model Mac mini that was recently uncovered on an Apple support page for Boot Camp, and later removed, it has now been reported that a mid-2014 model 27-inch iMac was also briefly listed on the same page. Apple has yet to release a new Mac mini or 27-inch iMac this year, hinting that updates could be on the horizon.