First Look: Axiotron Modbook Pro


Axiotron, makers of the Modbook, a MacBook converted into a tablet Mac, announced at Macworld Expo the new Modbook Pro tablet Mac.

The Modbook Pro ($4,999) uses the components of Apple’s 15-inch 2.8GHz MacBook Pro in an Axiotron-designed case. Weighing 6.6 pounds, the Modbook Pro has all the ports and drives found in the MacBook Pro, as well as a GPS device and an assistive technology dual switch port for connecting input devices for people with disabilities.

Andreas Haas, the CEO of Axiotron, visited the Macworld offices before the start of Macworld Expo. In this video, Mr. Haas gives us a close look at a preliminary, non-working prototype of the Modbook Pro. He also demonstrates Synergy Touch and Quickscript, two new software products for the Modbook