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Topic: Current Hardware

Matrox Thunderbolt dock turns MacBooks into desktops for $249

06/03/2012, 07:06 pm

Matrox on Sunday unveiled its new DS1 Thunderbolt docking station, which allows users to add multiple peripherals like an HDMI display, a full-size keyboard and a mouse to a Thunderbolt-equipped Mac or PC for $249.

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Mac shipments grow 40% in Asia even without new models from Apple

05/31/2012, 12:05 pm

Growth in Mac sales was led by the Asia-Pacific region last quarter, where shipments increased by 40 percent year over year.

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GameStop may start selling used Apple MacBooks

05/11/2012, 04:05 pm

U.S. gaming retailer GameStop, which already buys and resells iPhones, iPads and iPods, may soon begin buying and selling Apple's MacBooks, new details suggest.

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HP exec: 'Apple may like to think they own silver, but they don't'

05/09/2012, 12:05 pm

When asked about similarities between the design of HP's new Ultrabook and Apple's MacBook Air, an HP executive dismissed concerns that Apple could sue.

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Domestic data shows Apple's Mac sales up 5% in March quarter

04/16/2012, 04:04 pm

The latest U.S. sales data from NPD suggests Apple's Mac sales were up 5 percent year over year during the March quarter, a number lower than some have expected.

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Customers report long delays when customizing Apple's Mac Pro

04/16/2012, 02:04 pm

Build-to-order models of the Mac Pro have seen significant delays in recent weeks, as the future of Apple's professional desktop line remains in question.

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Macs again outperform the market as Apple takes 10.6% of US PC shipments [u]

04/11/2012, 04:04 pm

Apple saw its domestic Mac shipments grow to 10.6 percent of the market in the first quarter of 2012, as the company once again grew while the rest of the PC market saw its shipments slide. [Updated with additional data from IDC]

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Apple's Thunderbolt Display takes 26% of big-screen computer LCD sales

04/10/2012, 07:04 am

The 27-inch Apple Thunderbolt Display and legacy Cinema Display are North American market leaders for LED LCD computer screens sized 24 inches and up, accounting for 26.2 percent of the market.

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Apple issues iMac Graphic, MacBook Pro EFI firmware updates

03/01/2012, 02:03 am

Apple this week issued a pair of firmware updates, resolving a flickering graphics issue in late 2008 15-inch MacBook Pro models and addressing a hanging graphics issue on iMacs.

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Mac business sales surge 51% as Apple continues to invade the enterprise

02/28/2012, 08:02 am

Mac business sales grew a massive 50.9 percent at the end of 2011, easily outpacing Apple's market leading overall growth in Mac sales.

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AMD failed to provide 'Llano' chip for Apple's MacBook Air because of faulty parts

02/22/2012, 09:02 pm

Former AMD employees revealed that Apple gave its "Llano" chip a "close look" for a new MacBook Air model last year, but ultimately decided not to go with the processor because too many of its parts were faulty, according to a new report.

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Killer Deals: Save up to $680 on MacBook Pros and $79 on Mac minis

02/22/2012, 12:02 pm

A pair of Apple's largest authorized resellers this week are offering a handful of incentives on sales of new Macs that translate to the most aggressive instant savings on MacBook Pros and Mac minis seen so far this year and prior, including a 2.2GHz 17-inch MacBook Pro for $1815 and 2.3GHz Mac mini for $529.

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Apple's Mac sales solid ahead of "possible MacBook Air refresh" as early as March

02/21/2012, 05:02 pm

NPD Group is reporting essentially flat domestic sales of Macs, but Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster reports that "Apple may launch new MacBook Airs as early as March," helping to boost global Mac sales and reach quarterly street expectations of 4.5 million units.

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JP Morgan: Ultrabooks unlikely to drive PC growth in 2012

02/14/2012, 03:02 am

A new analysis from investment bank J.P. Morgan says Windows-based ultrabooks are unlikely to achieve similar success as Apple's MacBook Air in their first generation and will not become "meaningful enough" to drive growth in the notebook PC market until at least 2013.

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Apple reportedly squeezing supplier to stop building MacBook Air clones from Asus

02/13/2012, 11:02 am

Apple has reportedly asked Pegatron, one of its overseas device assemblers, to "choose sides" and stop producing the MacBook Air-like Zenbook from Asus, or else lose Apple's business.

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Apple now offers basic 13-in. $999 MacBook Air to education buyers

02/10/2012, 03:02 pm

Apple has begun selling a less powerful version of its 13.3-inch MacBook Air to educational institutions buying in bulk for $999, filling the void left by the recently discontinued white MacBook.

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Mac sales surge as PC sales drop 20% in UK, 12% in France

02/07/2012, 02:02 pm

PC sales in Europe plummeted in the fourth quarter of 2011, but Apple bucked that trend over the holidays, particularly in France and the U.K., with continued strong growth.

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Apple now largest computer maker, sold more iPads alone than HP sold PCs

01/24/2012, 07:01 pm

Apple has surpassed HP in both computer unit sales and revenues for the first time, taking the top spot sooner than expected on record sales of iPads. Rather than losing sales to low priced tablets, Apple said it would "continue to innovate like crazy" in the tablet arena.

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Mac sales growing faster for Apple in China than US

01/18/2012, 04:01 pm

Apple's growth story in China now extends beyond the iPhone and iPad, with Mac sales there also continuing to outpace the U.S. in terms of year over year growth, according to a new report.

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RBC ups Apple stock price target to $525 due to 'iPhone frenzy'

01/18/2012, 03:01 am

Investment bank RBC upped its price target for shares of Apple from $500 to $525 on Wednesday on expectations that the company will solidly beat Wall Street estimates for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and offer healthy guidance going into the second quarter.

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