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Topic: Current Hardware

Teardown of 2012 MacBook Air finds revised flash memory connector

06/12/2012, 03:06 pm

Apple's new Ivy Bridge-equipped MacBook Air features a design largely the same as its predecessor, though a few minor tweaks have been implemented, most significantly a redesigned connector for the flash memory module.

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Shipping time for new Retina display MacBook Pro slips to 2-3 weeks

06/12/2012, 10:06 am

Though the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display launched when it was announced on Monday, estimated shipping times for the next-generation notebook have already slipped to two to three weeks at Apple's online store.

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Apple's new Retina Display MacBook Pro, MacBook Air sport slimmer MagSafe 2 port

06/12/2012, 01:06 am

On its quest for ever-thinner computers, Apple has created MagSafe 2, a slimmer version of its magnetic power port, for the next-generation MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air.

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Apple switches from AMD to NVIDIA with next-generation MacBook Pro

06/12/2012, 12:06 am

With the announcement of its next-generation MacBook Pro at WWDC on Monday, Apple showed its intent to move away from discrete AMD Radeon video cards to new Kepler-based silicon from NVIDIA.

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Apple officially axes 17-inch MacBook Pro from notebook lineup

06/11/2012, 06:06 pm

After introducing the next generation 15.4-inch MacBook Pro, complete with Retina Display and an all-new thin design, Apple took down the 17-inch version of its laptop from its online store, effectively killing off the large desktop replacement.

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First look at Apple's 'next generation MacBook Pro' with photos

06/11/2012, 04:06 pm

After announcing the "next generation MacBook Pro" complete with Retina Display, Apple let WWDC attendees spend some quality time with the machine and AppleInsider was there to grab some up-close photos.

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Apple quietly updates Mac Pro with Intel Xeon CPU [u]

06/11/2012, 03:06 pm

Though it wasn't mentioned onstage at WWDC, the Mac Pro was given a long-awaited refresh on Monday with a modest speed bump.

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New Apple AirPort Express features dual-band Wi-Fi

06/11/2012, 02:06 pm

The AirPort Express received a redesign on Monday, adding features previously only available in the AirPort Extreme, such as dual-band Wi-Fi.

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Apple launches 0.71" thick next-generation MacBook Pro with 15" Retina display

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

Calling it "the most beautiful computer we have ever made," Apple on Monday announced what it has dubbed the "next-generation MacBook Pro," an all-new ultra-thin professional laptop with a high-resolution Retina display.

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Apple updates MacBook Pro with Ivy Bridge CPUs and Nvidia graphics

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

The legacy MacBook Pro lineup was given a refresh on Monday, as Apple unveiled updated notebooks featuring Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors, as well as dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT 650M graphics on the 15-inch model.

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Apple unveils new MacBook Air with up to 2.0GHz CPUs, 512GB storage

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

Apple's thin-and-light MacBook Air lineup was given a refresh on Monday, with new models featuring Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors, and configurations running up to 2.0GHz in speed with a Core i7 processor and 512 gigabytes of flash storage.

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Apple MacBook Air design patent could disrupt Ultrabook rollouts

06/07/2012, 06:06 pm

A broad patent issued to Apple on Tuesday for the MacBook Air's distinctive "teardrop" design may cause problems for Ultrabook makers hoping to replicate the sleek look and feel of Apple's thin-and-light laptop.

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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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