Apple customers who purchase a new aluminum MacBook will now have a use for their previous MacBook -- they can turn it into an Axiotron Modbook through our Modservice.
El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2008
High-tech solution hardware provider and Modbook® manufacturer Axiotron® today announced the company is planning to support in 2009 the newly unveiled line of aluminum Apple® MacBook® computers. Axiotron is designing and developing products based on the new Apple MacBook models for planned launch in mid-2009.
"We have been refining our conceptual design approach to respond quickly and effectively to changes in the products we modify," said Andreas E. Haas, CEO of Axiotron. "We couldn't be more pleased with the new MacBook concept. The design and architecture of Apple's new MacBooks fits well with our approach."
Axiotron's announcement of planned support in 2009 for the new Apple MacBook line follows the company's introduction last week of Axiotron Modservice™ which enables customers to transform their existing Apple MacBook into an Axiotron Modbook -- still the only tablet Mac® computer. The award-winning Modbook incorporates state-of-the-art Wacom® Penabled® digitizer technology to allow pen-based input.
Customers who use Axiotron Modservice can send their Apple MacBook to an Axiotron authorized and trained service provider for conversion into a full-featured Axiotron Modbook. Most white 13.3-inch Intel® Core™ 2 Duo-based Apple MacBooks produced after November 2006 are eligible for conversion into Axiotron Modbooks.
Pre-orders for Axiotron Modservice begin October 28, 2008, starting at just $1,299.
"Our Axiotron Modservice offers a way for customers to get a Modbook at a much lower price point," said Mr. Haas. "Apple customers who purchase a new aluminum MacBook will now have a use for their previous MacBook -- they can turn it into an Axiotron Modbook through our Modservice."
Additional information about Axiotron Modservice is available at http://www.axiotron.com/modservice.
Axiotron also today announced that the manufacturer's suggested retail price of a new Axiotron Modbook (based on the 13.3-inch white Apple MacBook base system) will be reduced to $2,199 beginning immediately. For more information on the status of existing Modbook orders, customers should contact their Axiotron Authorized System Manufacturer.
A high-tech solution hardware manufacturing company and an Apple Premier Developer, Axiotron produces the Modbook, the one and only tablet Mac solution. Following its unique vision of Customizing Your World™, Axiotron is dedicated to becoming a leading high-tech innovator through the conception and development of intriguing digital lifestyle products. In addition, Axiotron offers its product development expertise to companies in need of custom hardware solutions. Founded in January 2005, Axiotron is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V: AXO) in Toronto, Canada, with headquarters in El Segundo, California.
Axiotron, Modbook, Modservice and Customizing Your World are trademarks or registered trademarks of Axiotron, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. Apple, Mac, Mac OS and MacBook are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Wacom and Penabled are trademarks or registered trademarks of Wacom Co. Ltd. in the U.S. and other countries. Intel and Intel Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
This news release is based on current expectations and contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements are not guarantees of future performance and the respective actual results may differ significantly from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties about Axiotron's business are more fully discussed in Axiotron's disclosure materials filed with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada and available at SEDAR. Axiotron assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from such statements.