Topic: Current Hardware
11/26/2012, 10:11 am
eBay, which is currently undergoing a rebranding an strategical shift to pit itself in direct competition with Amazon via a push towards more direct sales, is hosting a Cyber Monday sale offering 5% off iPads with Retina display and 18% off the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro ($989), as well as significant discounts on other consumer electronics like cameras, game systems and more.
11/23/2012, 04:11 pm
Some of the steepest discounts for Mac shoppers this Black Friday continue to come from Amazon, which is now selling Apple's 13-inch 2.5GHz MacBook Pro for $236.46 below retail price.
11/23/2012, 05:11 am
Apple on Thursday launched its Black Friday sale on Macs, offering $101 of MacBooks. But customers in the market for the lowest prices will have better luck at the company's authorized resellers, which offer much deeper discounts.
11/23/2012, 12:11 am
11/22/2012, 12:11 pm
Amazon on Thursday cut pricing on Apple's MacBook Air lineup and a handful of 13-inch MacBook Pros, yielding the best prices thus far on some models while matching pricing from rival retailers on others.
11/21/2012, 04:11 pm
Apple authorized reseller MacMall on Wednesday kicked off its annual Black Friday Sale, offering up discounts of up to $106 on MacBook Airs and $156 on MacBook Pros with Retina Display -- the best prices anywhere thanks to exclusive coupons for AppleInsider readers.
11/21/2012, 04:11 pm
While Apple's often modest Black Friday sale won't kick off for another day, the company's authorize resellers are already in the process of updating their pricing and releasing door busters, like a brand new 11.6-inch MacBook Air for $699.
11/21/2012, 03:11 pm
Sales of Mac hardware to U.S. businesses grew by 49.4 percent year over year in the September quarter, posting continued growth while PC sales shrank.
11/20/2012, 03:11 pm
Domestic sales figures from the first month of Apple's holiday quarter have signaled the company is on track to sell 4.8 million Macs in the three-month period, representing a decrease from last year.
11/18/2012, 08:11 pm
eBay earlier this month introduced a new section to its website dedicated to Apple certified refurbished products, including numerous iPads, MacBooks and iPod touches.
11/18/2012, 11:11 am
With just days to go before the start of the official holiday shopping season, we're seeing some Apple authorized resellers jump the gun with early deals. Meanwhile, today marks the last chance to take advantage of AppleInsider's 3% Mac discount codes during the 2012 calendar year.
11/13/2012, 07:11 pm
A number of 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display owners are experiencing noticeable drops in graphics and processor performance after having updated their machines to the latest EFI (extensible firmware interface) version, such as drastically clipped frame rates when running graphics-intensive programs.
11/09/2012, 09:11 am
A hands-on test with Apple's Fusion Drive inside the new Mac mini has found that the hybrid hard drive, with both solid-state flash memory and a traditional spinning hard drive, offers a significant performance boost.
11/08/2012, 05:11 pm
Apple on Thursday supplied an update for all Mac notebooks introduced in June 2012 in the form of "MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0."
10/30/2012, 07:10 pm
The new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display brings Apple's much-heralded high-resolution screen to its most popular notebook model. It's a beautiful, powerful machine, but does it justify its $500 premium over the price of the legacy 13-inch MacBook Pro?
10/25/2012, 06:10 pm
Apple's newly redesigned iMacs will debut later in the December quarter, and the company expects the all-in-one desktops will face significant supply constraints through the end of the year.
10/25/2012, 09:10 am
Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display isn't just a shrunken-down version of its 15-inch counterpart, as a teardown of the device has found key changes to its design, including a rearrangement of the battery cells.
10/25/2012, 12:10 am
Apple on Wednesday posted a commercial for the recently-announced 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display to the company's YouTube page, with the ad highlighting the laptop's power and accessibility.
10/24/2012, 07:10 pm
Coming on the heels of an avalanche of product announcements, Apple on Wednesday posted detailed dimensional drawings of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad to its developer website to assist third-party case makers in developing new products.
10/24/2012, 04:10 pm
A pair of Mac colocation companies performed teardowns and benchmark tests of Apple's newly released Mac mini, finding that the small format desktop's performance is approaching that of legacy Xserves and 2010's Mac Pro.