Long before the iPad, the late, great ModBook was made by converting MacBook laptops into touch-screen tablets. Now it's back in a new version, the Modbook Pro.
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Want a 13-inch MacBook Pro modded into a touch-screen slate? It'll only cost you $3,499.
We're impressed with the engineering behind Axiotron's rebuilt, tabletized MacBook, but the target audience is likely very small, especially since Windows-based convertible tablets do so much more.
This product is available directly from the manufacturer's Web site.
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