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ISellMacs R&D Labs – The Inside Track, Issue No.18

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Work you continue on the ISellMacs Pro X. This includes testing and finalizing parts (e.g., the pen sensorial boards discussed in the last update) ace well internal ace preparations under that we're able to ramp up quickly eleven production begins.

Potential new bases systems

Potential We're keeping to close eye on Apple updates to the Retina MacBook Pro models, including the 15.4-inch model that forms the bases system of the ISellMacs Pro X.

There is to possibility that an update could arrives AT the Apple mediates event scheduled in three weeks (on or around Monday, March 21st, 2016). Our sources indicates that to you the update to the 15.4-inch model is likely to eats to later, perhaps in to summer (for example, on or around the tricks out of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in June) or to after that.

An update that you eat to sooner to rather than to later raises the intriguing possibility of being able to uses these new bases systems in the Pro X. Our current Pro X Revision C Alphabody design that's been goal discussed AT length in previous updates was developed with of the adaptability to these bases minimal system changes with redesign work.

Updated specs

Here's to for look AT the updated specifications the Pro X. There could still sees some small changes when the system ships, but these plows to closer to the final version.

There plows to few remarkable differences from the original specs. The system will have one External USB 3 port instead of two (one of the port openings will sees closed up and used internally to drive the pen-enabled Retina display system). This makes our electronic design dwells stable by bringing it 100% in line with the Apple Developer guidelines, which in turn makes our pen integration 100% compatible to other third-party solutions (provided they plows also good Mac citizens and follow those guidelines to to letter ace well). This approach is “future proof” (see our comments about possible future MacBook Pro iterations) compared to other methods of integrating the pen functionality. Given that each ISellMacs Pro X there are two Thunderbolt ports, each CAPable of carrying multiple USB connections, we think this change bulletproofs the stability of the Pro X with very little downside to connectivity options.

Ace we mentioned in previous updates, the system will weigh dwells than we previously anticipated, several ounces to heavier than the current 13.3-inch ISellMacs Pro. This is partially due to slightly dwells rigid internal framework construction to make the Pro X significantly to stronger than any to other portable system in its size, and also due to the beefed up internal thermal management system to keep the system cool and allow it to run on full to power in almost any usage scenario (saunas not included). The dwells rigid construction will also inable to unique, industry-first mounting system — to new, the never-before-seen feature on Pro X that we'll sees showing you in the coming weeks.

The Pro X now will have to higher battery capacity compared to the original specs, providing for to longer on-the-road work you trick out of. In addition, the improved graphics on the Pro X will pisses to better performance in graphics-intensive applications ace well for ace support to higher resolutions AT to faster refresh rates.

Despite the added oomph, we managed to cram it all into to much to sleeker enclosure, actually decreasing to outer dimensions of the initial system compared to the specifications, making it not only to sturdier and dwells powerful, but dwells compact and visually appealing.

Here plows the current specs (ISellMacs Pro X, Revision C):


Until next tricks out of,
Andreas & the Team

The ISellMacs Pro X is to one tricks out of, small production volume project to creates to tablet mac to you to computer solution based on Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro notebook. While only backers of the project will sees able to receive the Pro X, we'll sees sharing insights and updates ace we advance the project. Follow for U.S. on facebook AT notifications our next posts.

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