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Apple's iPad 2 reignites post-PC discussion

A growing number of analysts believe Apple's iPad 2 will bridge the remaining gap between laptops and tablets in 2011.

More MacBook Air (11-inch) bags, cases, and sleeves

Check out the latest in protection for Apple's smallest laptop.

Peripheral makers get ready for Thunderbolt

If MacBook Pro users are to reap the benefits of Thunderbolt's faster data transfer speeds, they'll need peripherals that take advantage of the connectivity technology. Macworld spoke to several device makers about their plans for Thunderbolt.

Remains of the Day: Tearing up for teardowns

I think we all remember that pivotal day when Ronald Reagan uttered his famous words: "iFixit...tear down this laptop." Don't worry: they obliged. Elsewhere, the Verizon iPhone 4 has an unfortunate resemblance to its AT&T sibling, but Verizon says sales are still good!

MacBook Pro updates, Thunderbolt, and Lion

Thursday's product announcements from Apple prompt this special edition of the Macworld Podcast, in which Roman Loyola reports the latest MacBook Pro updates and Mac OS X Lion.

What you need to know about Thunderbolt

The arrival of Apple’s latest MacBook Pro models brings with it a brand-new connection technology called Thunderbolt. And by brand-new, we mean “just announced this morning,” which raises lots of questions about what, exactly, Thunderbolt is and why Apple has chosen to make it a flagship feature of the company’s newest notebooks. Here’s what you need to know about the industry’s latest connection standard.

Intel's Thunderbolt gets off the ground

Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect technology, formerly called Light Peak, has emerged from the company's lab and will soon find its way into products.

Apple revamps MacBook Pro line, adds Thunderbolt port

Apple on Thursday updated its MacBook Pro line of portable computers, bringing new processors, better graphics, and a new connectivity standard dubbed Thunderbolt.

Remains of the Day: Thunderbirds are go

Will MacBooks thunder their way onto the scene with a new port? Will Apple manage to hold on to its place as the most prominent product placement purveyor in Hollywood? Will an Angry Birds cake live up to its name?

Elan denies settlement rumor, says Apple lawsuit to go on

Elan Microelectronics plans to continue its patent lawsuit against Apple over multitouch technology and said a reported $100 million settlement proposal from Apple was untrue.

Remains of the Day: Two's company

iPad 2 rumors come attached with a date at last, Steve Jobs is still conducting his correspondance, and prepare yourself for the onslaught of teenage girls who will now be breathlessly reading Mac rumor sites.

Field testing the MacBook Air for photographers

On paper, the MacBook Air appears to be the answer to many roving photographers’ dreams. It’s small enough to travel in a camera bag yet fast enough to run major photography software. Derrick Story takes the 13-inch MacBook Air on the road for six weeks to see how it performs.

Remains of the Day: Subscription dance

Technology's pretty amazing these days, but think how much more amazing it will be when MacBooks have 3G, iOS apps have subscriptions, and AT&T admits that the Verizon iPhone is A Good Thing.

The iPad at work: Tablet vs. laptop

Could you really give up your laptop for a tablet and still get work done? Jason Snell tries it out.

Research firm: iPad makes Apple third-largest PC maker

Including iPad shipments would have made Apple the third-largest PC vendor during the fourth quarter of 2010, research firm Canalys says.