Topic: Current Hardware
07/01/2013, 06:07 pm
Apple's MacBook Air is far and away the most popular notebook in its class, according to new data from NPD that shows the ultra portable holding more than half of the thin-and-light laptop market.
06/30/2013, 12:06 pm
In this weekend's deal roundup: trade-in services are increasing payouts by as much as 20% for used iPads, iPhones and iPods ahead this year's product refreshes. Meanwhile, over a dozen new MacBook Air configs are in stock along with the return of the $999 MacBook Pro with optical drive. And some 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros are now discounted by $900-$1000.
06/29/2013, 05:06 am
In a likely response to reports of 802.11ac Wi-Fi issues with its latest MacBook Air refresh, Apple late Friday began sending out invitations to select users, offering inclusion in the AppleSeed Program to test an upcoming Wi-Fi centric software update for the thin-and-light laptop.
06/26/2013, 04:06 pm
It's the end of the line for the aluminum Mac Pro tower, as Apple appears to now be winding down shipments to resellers in preparation to launch a newly redesigned professional-grade desktop later this year.
06/24/2013, 06:06 pm
One of the major upgrades found in Apple's latest MacBook Air is the inclusion of 802.11ac Wi-Fi, but a discovery on Monday appears to show an issue in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is hampering the laptop from reaching peak data transfer speeds.
06/23/2013, 03:06 am
Apple unveiled the latest incarnation of its hot-selling MacBook Air lineup at WWDC 2013, taking somewhat of a gamble in concentrating on greatly extended battery life in lieu of a more conventional performance boost. But did that bet pay off?
06/22/2013, 08:06 am
Shipments of Apple's new all-day power 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs began making their way into the company's reseller channels this week, and one reseller now boasts the largest selection of configurations outside Apple, all of which it is offering to AppleInsider readers at additional discount and tax-free in all but eight states.
06/20/2013, 11:06 am
Some early adopters of Apple's latest MacBook Air models have found their new thin-and-light notebook will unexpectedly and repeatedly drop its wireless connection.
06/16/2013, 02:06 am
As promised, AppleInsider's Mac Price Guides were expanded over this past week to include 19 configurations of Apple's new MacBook Air (both with and without AppleCare) at the lowest prices anywhere, in addition to several MacBook Pro with Retina Display models that now work with our exclusive coupons, for savings up to $1,150.
06/14/2013, 04:06 pm
Apple's ultra-minimalist design for the new Mac Pro may have drawn "oohs" and "aahs" from admirers, but that hasn't stopped the Internet from sending up the powerful new desktop in a number of amusing manipulated images.
06/14/2013, 10:06 am
The 11-inch version of Apple's new MacBook Air has gotten its requisite disassembly, with the process revealing some of the craft that went into getting it its longer battery life, including a tweaked design to accommodate a slightly larger battery.
06/12/2013, 09:06 pm
Coming hours after Apple's AirPort Extreme received the teardown treatment, the same was done to the 802.11ac Wi-Fi router's HDD-packing sibling Time Capsule, with results expectedly showing no difference between the two aside from the hard drive and corresponding port.
06/12/2013, 09:06 am
Apple's new tower-shaped AirPort Extreme is simple to take apart, and utilizes the same design layout as the company's new Time Capsule, including space for a 3.5-inch hard drive.
06/12/2013, 12:06 am
After a superficial "teardown" of Apple's latest MacBook Air was conducted earlier on Tuesday, a more comprehensive look at the thin-and-light has been posted, with minor changes seen in battery size, the SSD module and integrated graphics, among others.
06/11/2013, 05:06 pm
One day after the latest MacBook Air model debuted, images of the 11-inch version with its bottom cover removed reveal that, just as the 2012 model, no changes were made to the laptop's interior layout.
06/11/2013, 11:06 pm
Apple's new family of MacBook Airs introduced Monday are already arriving by the truckload at some of the company's largest authorized resellers, and AppleInsider has again teamed with a duo to offer the lowest prices anywhere on standalone models and those bundled with 3-years of AppleCare.
06/11/2013, 11:06 am
The most significant raw performance boost in Apple's updated MacBook Air lineup comes from new PCI Express flash memory, while Intel's latest Haswell processors are more focused on extending battery life than pushing horsepower.
06/11/2013, 04:06 am
While Apple's latest 802.11ac-enabled AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi router isn't scheduled to hit store shelves for at least another day, an unboxing and first test has already been performed in Australia.
06/10/2013, 05:06 pm
With its newly announced line of revamped MacBook Airs, Apple significantly bumped up the power of its bestselling computer line even while keeping the same slim and light profile that's helped make the notebook so popular.
06/10/2013, 03:06 pm
Apple on Monday announced immediate availability of its next-generation AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule models, each of which feature an all-new "mini tower" design and support for fast 802.11ac wireless.