The Axiotron Modbook is an after-market modification that converts an Apple MacBook into a slate-style tablet computer. Modbook are Developed by El Segundo, California-based Axiotron, Inc. The Modbook is the only tablet-form Mac on the today’s market.As the Modbook is based on Apple’s MacBook, its technical specifications are largely similar to that of the then-current revisions of the MacBook. At present Axiotron featured two tablets first one is Axiotron modbook started at 2249 $ and second one is Axiotron modbook Pro started at 4998 $
At present Modbook is available for customers and the Modbook Pro which was featured in the Macworld’09 is scheduled to May / June’09 according to an update on Axiotron’s web site.“There are no exterior sheet metal or plastic parts, providing unprecedented structural strength,” Axiotron reveals.A notable difference between the original Apple MacBook Pro model and Axiotron’s Pro ModBook is the user-replaceable battery.
How do They do it : ” The top segments of the MacBook are removed, which include the keyboard, LCD screen and iSight camera. A glass screen cover, a new LCD screen, a sensor board, the original iSight camera and a chrome-plated magnesium top shell are then installed. This is done either to a new-from-Apple MacBook for a device sold complete to a new owner, or to the customer’s previously owned MacBook for an after-market modification. ”