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Topic: Current Hardware

AppleCare for Mac now covers batteries retaining less than 80% charge

06/29/2015, 10:06 pm

In a minor change to its AppleCare Protection Plan for Mac policy on Monday, Apple is now replacing non-removable MacBook batteries that retain less than 80 percent of their original charge.

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Apple will replace some faulty 3TB iMac hard drives under new repair program

06/19/2015, 02:06 pm

Apple on Friday announced that some iMac owners whose machines are equipped with a 3-terabyte hard drive may be eligible to have their drive replaced free of charge, as those drives "may fail under certain conditions."

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Apple provides glimpse of manufacturing, customer support operations in Ireland

06/01/2015, 02:06 pm

Apple has given local media a rare look inside its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland, where workers assemble iMacs for the Old Continent and provide sales and support services to customers in Europe.

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Apple adds 5K support to MacBook Pro as target display mode remains absent for Retina iMac

05/28/2015, 01:05 pm

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro has become the third Apple computer to ship with the ability to drive high-resolution 5K displays, but Apple's flagship 5K device -- the iMac with Retina 5K display --continues to lack the popular target display mode feature.

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Apple upgrades some 27" non-Retina iMac orders to 5K model following price cut

05/20/2015, 08:05 am

Some consumers who ordered Apple's top-end, non-Retina 27-inch iMac in advance of Tuesday's iMac lineup shuffle have seen their orders automatically upgraded to the new, less costly Retina 5K base model.

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Apple lowers price of 5K iMac, adds new $1,999 configuration

05/19/2015, 08:05 am

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new entry-level $1,999 configuration for its ultra high-resolution 5K iMac while dropping the price of the top-end model to just $2,299, making it easier for consumers to get their hands on Retina-quality displays for the desktop.

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Apple launches new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad

05/19/2015, 08:05 am

Apple on Tuesday issued an update to its 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, adding faster Intel processors, as well as the new pressure-sensitive Force Touch trackpad.

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Apple discontinues 15" MacBook Pro BTO models ahead of Force Touch refresh

05/15/2015, 07:05 pm

Apple on Friday began discontinuing many models of its professional 15-inch notebook ahead the company's annual developers conference, which is widely expected to give way to updated models with Force Touch trackpads and Intel's latest mobile processors.

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Patriot unveils USB-C flash drive for Apple's MacBook

04/28/2015, 01:04 pm

New MacBook owners who need removable storage but don't want to carry around a USB adapter now have a new native USB-C option in California-based Patriot Memory's just-announced convertible flash drive.

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Embracing a wireless future: What it's like to use Apple's 12" MacBook as your main computer

04/26/2015, 12:04 pm

In writing our review for Apple's impressive new 12-inch MacBook, the reality of using the ultraportable notebook didn't fully set in until I realized I couldn't actually finish the publication of said review without turning to my MacBook Pro.

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Shipping times for Apple's 15" MacBook Pro with discrete GPU slip to 2-3 weeks, point to refresh

04/24/2015, 03:04 am

Days after apparent supply constraints slowed ship times for certain Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro models to 1-2 weeks, the Online Apple Store on Friday extended those estimates to 2-3 weeks.

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Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro shipment estimates fluctuate, drop to 1-2 weeks ahead of WWDC

04/22/2015, 06:04 pm

Over the past month, the Online Apple Store has seen 15-inch MacBook Pro inventory slowly drop from "in stock" to a current shipping estimate of one to two weeks, suggesting a refresh is in the offing.

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Apple details fix for 12" MacBook Setup Assistant issues

04/21/2015, 09:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday published a support document to its website detailing workarounds for apparent system stalls some new 12-inch MacBook owners are experiencing during the setup process.

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Apple retail chief Ahrendts addresses Apple Watch, 12" MacBook availability issues in internal video

04/21/2015, 05:04 pm

In an internal video sent out to Apple Store employees on Tuesday, Apple SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts clarifies the situation with Apple Watch and 12-inch MacBook availability, reiterating the need to push customers toward online sales as supply catches up to demand.

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Review: Apple's all-new 12" MacBook with Retina display

04/21/2015, 08:04 am

With the launch of its new ultra-portable 12-inch MacBook, Apple has signaled that the future of notebooks is here. The future does indeed look bright, though the initial cost and compromises made in building the new MacBook should keep most people from buying in -- for the first generation, at least.

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Apple's Retina MacBook bears first fruits of Anobit acquisition with new in-house SSD controller

04/17/2015, 09:04 am

Already a showpiece of technical innovation, Apple's 12-inch Retina MacBook appears to have one more trick up it sleeve in the form of a new, in-house SSD controller likely born of the company's 2011 acquisition of Israeli firm Anobit.

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Teardown of 12" MacBook with Retina display reveals tiny logic board, massive battery [u]

04/15/2015, 12:04 am

After it debuted last week to mixed reviews, Apple's all new 12-inch MacBook was dissected by a Chinese owner on Tuesday, who subsequently posted images of the teardown online.

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Apple's new 12" MacBook unboxed in Vietnam ahead of official release

04/01/2015, 12:04 pm

Consumers looking for an early glimpse at the shipping version of Apple's all-new 12-inch MacBook need wait no longer, as the Force Touch-packing ultraportable has found itself the subject of a pre-release unboxing video in Vietnam.

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Inside Force Touch: Apple's new 'force click' action opens up new possibilities for the Mac

04/01/2015, 11:04 am

The new Force Touch trackpad found on the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro and upcoming 12-inch MacBook features an entirely new method of input, activated by applying additional pressure to the trackpad. AppleInsider offers a closer look at how force click works, and what new possibilities it opens up for OS X.

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How Apple's new MacBook gets nearly as much battery life as the MacBook Pro with a battery half the size

03/29/2015, 03:03 pm

Apple has packed its all-new MacBook with some impressive technology, but its outstanding battery life -- nine hours from a single charge -- may be the most staggering. AppleInsider took a look under the hood to see how they could have done it.

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