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Topic: Current Hardware

EPEAT finds MacBook Air conforms to 'green' standard after review

10/12/2012, 10:10 pm

EPEAT on Friday released the results of an investigation regarding the environmental friendliness of "ultra-thin" laptops initiated shortly after Apple announced it was pulling out of the ratings system, finding that the tested devices conformed to so-called "green" standards, including the MacBook Air.

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Apple updates HP printer and scanner drivers

10/11/2012, 11:10 pm

One week after rolling out similar updates for Canon, Epson and Lexmark printers, Apple on Thursday released a driver update for HP printers, scanners and all-in-ones.

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Apple PC shipments reach new high of 13.6% despite contracting global market

10/10/2012, 05:10 pm

Estimates released Wednesday from market research firms show overall U.S. PC shipments fell nearly 14 percent year-to-year in the third quarter of 2012, while Apple's share shrunk 6.1 percent over the same period.

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Apple rolls out Canon, Epson, Lexmark printer drivers

10/04/2012, 05:10 pm

Following the release of incremental updates to OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion and OS X 10.7.5 Lion, Apple quietly rolled out new printer drivers for certain Canon, Epson and Lexmark printers.

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HP taken to task for releasing iMac clone

09/10/2012, 03:09 pm

After joining a variety of other PC makers in producing "Ultrabooks" closely patterned after Apple's MacBook Air, HP has released a new "Spectre One" PC that looks "painfully" like an Apple iMac.

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Apple on pace to sell 5.1M Macs in September quarter

09/10/2012, 03:09 pm

Apple is on pace to see a record breaking September quarter with sales of 5.1 million Macs in the three-month span, according to the latest data.

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15" MacBook Pros with Retina display fully in stock at Apple's store

09/05/2012, 02:09 pm

New orders the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display are now advertised as "in stock," indicating they will ship soon after they are ordered with little wait time.

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MacMall extends 48-hour flash sale on MacBook Pro with Retina BTO configurations [u]

08/22/2012, 08:08 am

MacMall on Wednesday kicked off a 48-hour "flash sale" on several custom MacBook Pro with Retina display configurations, offering immediately availability, free 2-Day FedEx shipping, and discounts of up to $160 off MSRP pricing.

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AT&T to join Verizon in offering shared data plans beginning August 23

08/06/2012, 12:08 pm

AT&T said Monday that it will join rival Verizon Wireless later this month in offering shared data plans to its subscribers, allowing them to spread their monthly data plans across multiple devices for an additional fee.

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Retina MacBook Pros now ship from Apple in under a week

08/02/2012, 09:08 am

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display is now advertised to ship in 5 to 7 business days from Apple's online store.

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Low-end Retina MacBook Pro now available with 512GB, 768GB drives

08/01/2012, 10:08 am

Apple's base model MacBook Pro with Retina display can now be custom built with solid-state hard drives of 512 and 768 gigabytes.

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Apple Store now carries Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter

08/01/2012, 07:08 am

The Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter for newer Thunderbolt-equipped Macs is now available for $29 at Apple's online store.

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MacBook Pro Retina supply improving as both models now in stock at MacMall

07/20/2012, 09:07 pm

It will be several more weeks before Apple is expected to eliminate the backlog of orders for its new MacBook Pro with Retina display over at its online store, but one of the company's resellers said this week it's ready to ship both models immediately with added savings.

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Apple Thunderbolt display exhibits noise issue with new MacBook Air

07/17/2012, 12:07 am

A number of MacBook Air owners are experiencing audio issues when they connect their laptops to Apple's Thunderbolt display and complain of static, distortion and crackling emanating from the speakers built into the 27-inch screen's chassis.

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Shipping times for Retina display MacBook Pro improve to 2-3 weeks

07/13/2012, 09:07 am

Apple has begun catching up with demand for its popular new MacBook Pro with Retina display, as estimated shipping times have improved to two-to-three weeks.

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US PC shipments drop 6% as Apple posts 4% gain

07/11/2012, 04:07 pm

Estimated quarterly PC shipments show the overall U.S. market declined 5.7 percent year over year in the second quarter of 2012 while Apple grew 4.3 percent.

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San Francisco to cease Mac purchases without EPEAT certification

07/10/2012, 11:07 am

Officials in the city of San Francisco are moving to block the purchases of new Macs after Apple removed EPEAT certification from its laptops and desktops.

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Ultrabook makers fear design patent lawsuits from Apple - report

07/09/2012, 01:07 pm

PC makers are said to be "facing threats from Apple" over Ultrabook designs that resemble the ultraportable MacBook Air.

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Google admits Chrome bug responsible for crashing MacBook Airs

06/29/2012, 12:06 am

Google has accepted responsibility for a kernel panic issue on Apple's new MacBook Airs that was apparently being caused by a graphics resource leak in its Chrome browser.

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Apple explains MacBook Pro Retina Display settings with support FAQ

06/27/2012, 01:06 am

A Frequently Asked Questions page on Apple's support website offers detailed information about settings for the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display in an attempt to clear up confusion about the new screen's capabilities in low-resolution mode and Microsoft's Windows operating system.

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