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No surprise here: Teardown reveals you won't fix the latest MacBook Pro yourself

If you wear out your headphone jack, you're staring at a $1,000 repair.

Slideshow: Apple intros iPad Air, new MacBook Pro, and more

Highlights from Apple's October 22 event, where it showed off new desktops and laptops, plus OS X 10.9 Mavericks and a skinnier version of the iPad.

Summary: Apple unveils slew of new iPads, MacBooks, Mac Pro, and apps

In a fast-paced event Tuesday, Apple unleashed a bunch of new products across its iPad and Mac product lines, along with updates to over 20 apps and (oh, yeah) a new version of OS X, too.

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Apple reduces non-Retina MacBook Pro line to a single offering

If you want to get a MacBook Pro without a Retina display, you now have only one choice.

Retina MacBook Pro gets major overhaul

The Retina MacBook Pro lineup features new processors and lower price tags.

Apple to replace some MacBook Air flash drives

Is your 2012 MacBook Air's drive on the fritz? You may be eligible to have it exchanged under Apple's new Flash Storage Drive Replacement Program.

Apple releases EFI Firmware Update 2.7 for MacBook Air

Apple on Thursday released the MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.7 for MacBook Air models released earlier this year.

Apple releases SMC updates for MacBook Air, MacBook Pro

Did you buy a new MacBook recently? If so, Apple has something for you: SMC Updates.

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HP now offers software support for Apple iPads

HP updated its SmartFriend support service Thursday and apparently will now troubleshoot software problems with Windows, Android, Chrome OS, OS X, and iOS products.

on pcworld.com

Gold iPhone? It wouldn't be Apple's first brush with color

Rumor has it that Apple could ship a gold iPhone this fall. That wouldn't be out of character for the company, which has long experimented with colorful hardware.

Play Crysis (like, decently) on a MacBook Air with this graphics card hack

Larry Gadea's external graphics card hack won't make you better at Crysis, but it'll make a MacBook Air handle it smoothly.

Remains of the Day: It's new to you

The Mac mini may be due for a refresh, Verizon takes the iPhone import ban to the very top, and Apple may have to dig around in the sofa cushions to pay off the ebook pricefixing case.

Google Chromecast: A $35, cross-platform answer to Apple TV and AirPlay

This $35 dongle from Google will connect to your HDTV via HDMI and stream video from the Web to the TV at your instruction.

on techhive.com