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Axiotron Modbook

Axiotron Modbook
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Oct, 2014

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Axiotron Modbook

 

The Modbook can do a lot of things a regular MacBook can't. We still don't recommend that you take it for a float in the pool! Take away a MacBook's keyboard, and add a touchscreen display, and behold the Modbook. Literally a retrofitted MacBook,...

Touch-sensitive screen effectively tracks stylus on majority of the surface. Built-in GPS module adds unique abilities. Only tablet Mac available

Cursor drifts from stylus tip slightly at tablet edges. Doesn't respond to fingertip touches. Lack of any hard buttons slows down all work

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Axiotron ModBook Review (Verdict: A Touchscreen MacBook Done Right)

 

It was exactly a year from the time Axiotron first debuted their touchscreen MacBook at Macworld 2007 to the time we got the first hands-on of it at Macworld 2008, and that year of development time seems to have done the company some good. Not only is...

The screen is bright, but matte (not glossy like the new MacBook Pro models), so images are a bit fuzzier than my MacBook Pro

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Axiotron Modbook

 

Take the insides of a 2GHz MacBook, remove the keyboard and screen, add a touchscreen, and what do you have? As you can see from the pictures, the answer is the Modbook. It's two-and-a-half years since Axiotron and OWC first displayed the Modbook at...

Your decision about whether to buy the Modbook won't be made on test results. It will come down to whether the convenience of having a Mac in tablet form is worth paying double the price of the equivalent MacBook. There's no question that it's a...