Modbook (http://www.modbook.com), a company that modifies Mac laptops into tablet computers, has announced the Modbook Pro. It will ship this fall; pricing hasn’t been announced.
According to the folks at ModBook, the ModBook Pro is based on a 13-inch MacBook Pro. A conversion kit completely encloses it and offers a Wacom digitizer that delivers 512 levels of pen pressure sensitivity.
The Modbook Pro’s configurable base system includes a 2.5GHz dual core Intel Core i5 processor or 2.9GHz dual core Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, a 2.5–inch SATA drive (up to 1TB HDD or up to 960GB SSD), an 8X SuperDrive DVD burner, an Intel HD Graphics 4000 chipset, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless connectivity capability, a built-in 63.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery and a 60W MagSafe power adapter.
Alongside the MagSafe power port, the Modbook Pro’s base system has one Gigabit Ethernet port, one FireWire 800 port, one USB 3.0 port, one Thunderbolt port, one SDXC card slot and one audio line in/out.