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Mac owners between 2003 & 2008 can claim $10 in optical drive class-action lawsuit settlement

02/08/2017, 11:02 am

A class-action suit filed against four optical drive manufacturers alleging illegal price fixing has been settled, with previous owners of computers equipped with CD or DVD drives between 2003 and 2008 eligible for $10 per computer owned during that period.

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Back to School promotions on Mac, iPad Pro start in Australia, Japan, New Zealand

02/06/2017, 01:02 pm

Apple has launched a series of Back to School promotions in Australia and New Zealand, with purchasers of new equipment online or at Apple Retail getting gift cards for a future purchase at the Apple Store.

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What history teaches about Apple's windows of opportunity for 2017

01/16/2017, 11:01 pm

If you listen to groupthink critics on Apple, you'll hear that the company is deeply troubled by too much reliance on iPhone sales, aging Mac Pro and Mini offerings that haven't been updated in years and a stagnating market for iPads that has fallen precipitously since Peak iPad occured in 2014. They're wrong, here's why.

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Install an inexpensive USB-C PCI-E card in a Mac Pro for full USB 3.1 data transfer speeds

01/13/2017, 11:01 pm

An inexpensive card available from Amazon allows users of Apple's Mac Pro tower with PCI-E slots to get some of the benefits of the new USB-C connector -- and faster USB 3.1 speeds. AppleInsider tells you what you need.

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Apple loses mechanical engineer responsible for original MacBook Air enclosure to Tesla

01/11/2017, 09:01 am

Matt Casebolt, one of Apple's key hinge designers, and the key designer of the original MacBook Air mechanical design has departed Apple, and is now working at Tesla.

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Intel launches new Kaby Lake chips suited for Apple's MacBook Pro, iMac

01/03/2017, 01:01 pm

Intel has rounded off its Kaby Lake processor line with new quad- and dual-core high-performance chips for mobile and desktop, with some of the new offerings suitable for a future iMac and Mac Pro refresh, though it's unlikely the just-refreshed MacBook Pro will see Kaby Lake in the short term.

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Mac losing focus of Jony Ive, others in Apple management - report

12/20/2016, 09:12 am

Despite promises by Chief Executive Tim Cook that "great desktops" are coming, Apple's Mac team has become seriously neglected in favor of iOS devices, a new report claims.

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Apple has 'great desktops' on Mac roadmap, CEO Tim Cook says

12/19/2016, 07:12 pm

Allaying fears that Apple is scaling back Mac desktop development efforts as it concentrates on portables, CEO Tim Cook told employees on Monday that there are exciting products in store for the recently neglected segment.

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Chinese state-run media promises consequences for Apple, others if Trump starts trade war

11/14/2016, 08:11 am

China has threatened that a trade war against the country will result in more harm to the U.S., with a state-run paper threatening that the government will take "countermeasures" against Apple's iPhone and the automotive industry if an economic conflict comes to pass.

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Apple cuts 512GB, 1TB SSD upgrade prices by up to $200 on older Mac models

11/01/2016, 08:11 pm

It appears Apple's push toward an all-flash storage Mac lineup is driving an amortization of SSD costs for the tech giant, as the company recently cut upgrade pricing for 512GB and 1TB modules on older Mac models.

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Intel briefly reveals data on potential 2017 iMac, Mac Pro Kaby Lake processors

11/01/2016, 09:11 am

A document briefly available from Intel's website intended for system manufacturers like Apple has shed some light on new Kaby Lake processors suitable for desktop computers that could be used in a new iMac or Mac Pro, but still shows no sign of the long-overdue Kaby Lake quad-core laptop processors.

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Apple hikes UK prices on some older Mac models by 20% in response to declining British pound

10/28/2016, 09:10 am

Apple raised the U.K. prices of some older Mac models overnight on Thursday, compensating for the slide in the pound's value since June's "Brexit" vote.

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New Apple event invite recalls original Macintosh, iMac introductions

10/20/2016, 09:10 am

The color-splashed invite sent out to the press on Wednesday for the forthcoming Oct. 27 Apple release event uses language that Apple has used before in two other groundbreaking product debuts.

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Samsung's cylindrical ArtPC Pulse computer apes design of Apple's Mac Pro

10/10/2016, 06:10 pm

Samsung, in conjunction with Harman Kardon, has quietly revealed the new cylindrical consumer-grade ArtPC Pulse line powered by the sixth generation Skylake processor, which has already begun to draw many comparisons to Apple's 2013 Mac Pro design.

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Nvidia working with Apple on graphics for 'revolutionary' new Mac products

09/26/2016, 04:09 pm

Though Apple's current Mac lineup relies on AMD graphics, a switch to Nvidia could be in the works for the MacBook Pro and beyond, if new job listings from the GPU maker is any indication.

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Apple offers free repairs for 2013 Mac Pros with defective video cards

02/06/2016, 07:02 pm

Apple has launched a free repair program for 2013 Mac Pros dealing with faulty video cards, in some cases believed to be responsible for problems like distorted or non-existent graphics, as well as freezing, reboots, sudden shutdowns, or even a system failing to start.

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Leaked sample of Intel's Broadwell-EP Xeon E5 chip may hint at Mac Pro specs

12/08/2015, 10:12 am

A leaked engineering sample claimed to be from Intel's upcoming Broadwell-EP Xeon family could hint at future specifications for the Mac Pro, which was last updated in Dec. 2013.

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Potential reference to new Mac Pro found in OS X El Capitan code

11/02/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple could be nearing release of an expected Mac Pro refresh, as code buried in the latest version of Apple's OS X 10.11 El Capitan references an unknown Mac model with boosted specs and hardware not found in shipping machines.

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Lowest Prices Ever: Save $100s on all Mac Pros, each with Free AppleCare and Free Apple Wireless Keyboard & Magic Mouse; Apple Thunderbolt Displays for $750

05/18/2015, 12:05 pm

Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama and AppleInsider this week have teamed up to give away free AppleCare, a free Apple Wireless Keyboards & Mouse, and discounts of between $100 and $700 on over 100 different Mac Pro configurations. Tack on an Apple Thunderbolt Display for an all-time low of $750 or grab a 27" Dell Ultra HD 4k Monitor for $525.

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Apple's latest Mac Pro continues to cause problems for professional users

12/30/2014, 11:12 am

One year after its release, Apple's radically redesigned Mac Pro remains a source of frustration for some video-focused professionals whose workflows are being interrupted by rendering glitches apparently caused by problems with the unit's ATI graphics system.

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