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The Wolfe MacBook

Virtual reality is on the cutting edge, but let's face it, most of the applications require lots of processing power, which the MacBook just does not have enough of. Introducing "The Wolfe". Two versions of this Thunderbolt accessory will change that: The Wolfe and The Wolfe Pro, offer an Nvidia GTX 950 and GTX 970 respectively. It fits into a case that measures 7.8" deep by 5.4" wide and 2.6" tall, and weighs under 3.2-pounds. Stick this in your laptop bag, and you'll be ready to game in seconds. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a fan-made Star Wars: Rogue One Chapter 1 short film.

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MacBook OLED Touch Bar

Photo credit: Martin Hajek

Master 3D modeler Martin Hajek is back at it again, and this time, he has rendered the upcoming MacBook OLED Touch Bar. As you can see above, it can be used like a status bar, showing download progress, used as media control, Spotify playlist, or even a Siri visualizer. If you need additional custom shortcut keys, they could also be programmed to appear in the bar. Continue reading for more pictures, including one in the dark.

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MacBook Selfie Stick

Photo credit: MacBookSelfieStick.com

Selfie sticks are nothing new, but this is the first one we've seen that's designed for laptops, or more specifically, the MacBook. Created by artists Moises, John Yuyi and Tom Galle, this was built more as a test piece than actual product. We're assuming you'd need a special app that could also take pictures with a remote trigger for this to function properly as well, albeit 1280 x 1024 resolution images. Continue reading to see more pictures of the MacBook selfie stick in-action. Click here to view some more cool photography gadgets and funny photographers.

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Brik Case

Think of The Brik Case as LEGO meets laptop case. This accessory basically covers the top of your MacBook with a studded surface suitable for sticking all sorts of plastic building bricks. You could put flat pieces to re-create the iconic Apple logo or just a simple business card holder. Currently, the covers will fit either MacBook Pro or MacBook Air models (2013 or later), and can be picked up for around $35 - includes a bag of 100 1 x 1 bricks. Make sure you visit the Kickstarter page if you're interested in helping. Click here to view the first image this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a new Disney movie starring The Rock.

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12-inch MacBook Gold

Apple unveiled its all-new 12" MacBook today and it comes complete with a 2304 x 1440 resolution Retina Display that consumes 30 percent less power than previous displays. Another notable difference is a non-clickable touchpad, which boasts four force sensors, one in each corner. The actual "click feel" is now managed by software, enabling it to have pressure sensitivity, which leads to innovative uses such as pressing harder on the fast-forward in QuickTime to make a video play faster. Available April 10th, priced from $1299 (256GB SSD) - $1599 (512GB SSD + faster processor). Continue reading for another video and more pictures.

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Lenmar ChugPlug

If you're a MacBook and / or MacBook Air owner who often finds themselves in airports, school, etc. and away from power outlets, the Lenmar ChugPlug is exactly what you need. Simply put, this is a backup battery that makes use of your existing MagSafe adapter to provide an additional 4-hours of power for any 11-inch MacBook Pro (3-hours for 13" MacBook Air / Pro). Charging could not be easier, as you can just use the existing MagSafe cables to do so. Once you're finished charging, it easily slides into any backpack, messenger bag, etc. Product page. Continue reading for our lightning review.

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12-inch iPad Pro

Photo credit: Martin Hajek

You've probably seen enough of the 12-inch MacBook Air in recent weeks, but 3D modeling extraordinaire Martin Hajek has unveiled his latest work, the rumored 12-inch iPad Pro. However, this isn't your typical render, as he decided to put it side-by-side next to the laptop to show just how large the tablet really is. There's no fancy colors this time around, but the work is top notch to say the least. Continue reading for more images - click the "zoom" button on the gallery to view any of the images in full-size.

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12-inch MacBook Air

Marc Gurman of 9to5 Mac gives us a first look at the redesigned 12-inch MacBook Air, which is reportedly to have only one port. The company is aiming to make this model even slimmer than the 11-inch model, or to be more specific, a quarter inch narrower with just a headphone jack and a single USB Type-C port. There are also rumors that the 12" will come in both slate gray and silver, but no pricing or technical specifications have yet been announced. It will most likely be announced at WWDC at the Moscone Center on June 8, 2015. Continue reading for a picture of the keyboard and additional information.

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Sure, the Acer Iconia may already be on the market, but here's what a MacBook with dual touchscreens might look like. If you don't mind typing on a virtual keyboard, this just might be the laptop for you. Continue reading for more pictures, including those that show off its ports.

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The original MacBook, available in black or white cases, was released on May 16, 2006, and used the Intel Core Duo processor and 945GM chipset, with Intel's GMA 950 integrated graphics on a 667 MHz front side bus. Continue reading for ten more rarely seen pictures of an original prototype.

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