The repair experts at iFixit have completed their teardown of the new MacBook Air, providing a closer look inside the notebook.
iFixit started by confirming the keyboard on the new MacBook Air has the same silicone membrane under the keycaps as the latest MacBook Pro, as expected since they both use Apple’s third-generation butterfly keyboard.
Next, they flipped the notebook onto its bottom side and encountered Apple’s usual pentalobe screws that require a special screwdriver to unfasten. On the inside, there is a compact array of components, including a small logic board, a fan, a pair of large speakers, and a „radiator-esque heat sink.“ [...]
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Amazon held a big hardware event today at The Seattle Spheres, located at Amazon’s headquarters campus in Washington state. The event was notable for Amazon, with senior vice president of Amazon Devices Dave Limp stating that it marked the largest number of devices and features that Amazon has ever debuted in one day.
The first product unveiling was a new and upgraded Echo Dot, which includes a brand new mic array for better performance. The company says the driver is much larger — increasing from 1.1″ to a 1.6″ driver — resulting in more powerful sound with lower distortion, enhanced bass reproduction, and increased overall max volume.
Popular speaker company Ultimate Ears today announced the launch of the two newest speakers in its product lineup, the BOOM 3 and the MEGABOOM 3. Like all Ultimate Ears speakers, the BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 are portable, waterproof speakers that can be used in a variety of conditions and are perfect for the pool or the beach.
Compared to previous-generation speakers, the BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 use new two-toned high-performance fabric that’s ultra tough and was originally designed for purposes like motorcycle jackets and fire equipment.
The speakers also include a new Magic Button at the top of the enclosure for easier access to music controls, while MEGABOOM 3 [...]