Nostalgia fuels these wacky Apple Car concepts

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The color iMac G3 is classic, but could it be a classic car?
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Part of you wishes you still had a blueberry iMac G3 sitting on your desk. But would you buy a car that looked just like it?

A marketing company, joining in on the excitement surrounding longtime rumors of an Apple car, came up with five concepts that are inspired by landmark Apple products.

Apple loses another key employee to Tesla

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Tesla is siphoning engineering talent from Apple.
Tesla is siphoning engineering talent from Apple.
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The battle between Apple and Tesla to attract top talent revved up to a new level this week after another key employee for the iPhone-maker defected to Elon Musk’s auto company.

Matt Casebolt, who made key contributions to the design of the original MacBook Air, has reportedly left the company to work as an engineer for Tesla.

Week’s best Apple deals: Best prices yet on Apple TV and more

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Cure your post-Black Friday hangover with great deals on Apple TV and more.
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Congratulations — you survived Black Friday! We were thrilled to see some new highs (and lows) from retailers. But if you missed out on the savings, fear not: Plenty of discounts are still going strong.

In this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals, you’ll see all-time price lows on Apple TV, MacBooks, iPads, iPhones and more. These hot deals either match or beat prices we’ve seen in the last week.

$500 off refurbished MacBook Air, $80 off a GoPro bundle and much more [Deals]

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Save big on refurbished MacBook Airs, Canon EOS Rebel, GoPro Hero4 and more.
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Another week, another awesome deal roundup, and this time we’re all about tech! From GoPro cameras to the new Xbox One S, the web is going wild with deals on today’s hottest electronics. Amazon is even getting in on it with huge price cuts on its Echo and Kindle products.

The 11-inch MacBook Air is officially dead

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The new MacBook Air has more graphics power than it appears at first. Photo: Apple
Farewell MacBook Air.
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While Apple was busying announcing two new 13-inch MacBook Pros today, the company quietly killed the smallest notebook it makes.

Apple officially discontinued the 11-inch MacBook Air today, making it no longer available for purchase. Now if you want the cheapest MacBook available, you’re going to have to think bigger.

Get ready for Apple’s Mac event with these wallpapers

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Apple's keynote invite makes an awesome wallpaper.
Apple's keynote invite makes an awesome wallpaper.
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New Macs are officially on the way.

Apple finally announced that it will be hosting a keynote on October 27th where the company is expected to unveil a new MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and other new hardware.

We’re still trying to decode Apple’s invites for clues on what’s to come, but you can get your iPhone, iPad and Mac ready for the big day with this collection of wallpapers based on Apple’s invite.