Other World Computing (http://www.macsales.com) is now offering the
Axiotron Modbook tablet Mac at reduced pricing. The company has
announced an US$500 price reduction and expanded options on the
OWC, as a fully certified Axiotron Authorized System Manufacturer
(AASM), has also reduced the price of its MacBook to Modbook
Modservice conversion by 40%. Custom configured 13.3-inch Modbook
tablets now start from US$1,599 with standard Intel Core 2 Duo
2.13GHz processor, 2GB of memory, 160GB internal hard drive, an 8X
Dual-Layer SuperDrive, Airport Extreme 802.11b/g/n wireless,
Bluetooth, and Mac OS 10.6.x (“Snow Leopard”) installed.
Exclusively for OWC customers, a built in WAAS enabled GPS is also
included for no additional cost. Customers may also custom configure
their Modbook with up to 6GB of memory, Solid State Drives (SSD) up
to 256GB, and hard disk drives for up 1.28TB (1280GB) of total
internal storage capacity and have it shipped within 48 hours.
Owners of an existing MacBook 13-inch (with FireWire 400) can choose
Modservice and have their MacBook converted by OWC into a fully
featured Modbook for $649.99 — now 40% less than the previous
conversion price. The turnkey service includes FedEx shipping to and
from OWC in a protective shipping box and exclusively for OWC
customers, a built-in WAAS enabled GPS at no additional cost.
Conversion turn-around is 48 hours or less and customers may also
select options for memory, hard drive, SSD, and optical drive
upgrades for OWC to install during the Modservice conversion.
Both new Modbook and Modservice conversion offerings are backed by a
90-day Axiotron hardware limited warranty, which can be optionally
extended to up to a three-year OWC Warranty starting from $129. The
extended warranty covers: the original MacBook components; any
customer-selected upgrades installed by OWC at the time of
modification, and the tablet components.
For complete details on configuring and ordering a new Modbook with
the latest performance upgrades, or converting an existing MacBook
into a customized Modbook via Modservice, visit: