Topic: Current Hardware
03/14/2014, 04:03 pm
Memory manufacturer Transcend on Friday announced availability of high-density DDR3 RDIMM RAM modules that bring the Mac Pro's total memory up to 128GB, doubling the max configuration advertised on the Apple Store.
03/11/2014, 06:03 pm
In addition to 3% coupon codes on MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros, this week's deals deliver the lowest prices yet on three CTO Retina MacBook Pros. Meanwhile, dozens of Mac Pros configs are now arriving at authorized resellers at discount, plus tax savings. And Harman Kardon is offering refurbished versions of its award-winning over-ear Bluetooth headphones at over 60% off MSRP.
03/05/2014, 08:03 am
Apple's remaining low-end 13-inch MacBook Pro model, which features a thicker legacy design and continues to sport an internal optical drive, may finally be on the way out this year, if the latest supply chain rumors are to be believed.
03/03/2014, 07:03 pm
Apple authorized reseller and B&H Photo this week is offering users of our Price Guides between $150 and $255 off a handful of well-equipped 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina deals. In each case, the final price is the lowest we've ever seen for these current, Haswell-based models and includes free shipping and no tax on orders outside New York.
Apple releases Mac Pro firmware update to address Power Nap fan control, USB device recognition issues
02/26/2014, 05:02 pm
Apple on Wednesday released an SMC firmware update for the redesigned Mac Pro that enhances Power Nap fan control and fixes an issue that caused recognize low-speed USB devices on system startup.
02/21/2014, 09:02 am
While some pundits speculate that Mac lineup could be on the way out in favor of the iPad, Apple's traditional notebooks and desktops outpaced the overall PC market by nearly 25 percent last quarter, representing the largest margin separating the two in five years.
02/14/2014, 11:02 pm
Several configurations of Apple's popular MacBook Airs are seeing a new round of price cuts in the company's reseller channels this week, with six models now available at more than $100 discount, including a 13-inch model which is now available exclusively to AI readers for less than $999.
02/11/2014, 11:02 pm
After launching preorders for the completely redesigned Mac Pro in December it looks as though Apple is still struggling to meet demand, as the company's online store now reflects ship times of April for all configurations.
02/10/2014, 03:02 pm
As PC sales continue to decline at the hands of tablets like Apple's iPad, the Mac platform is quietly growing its install base while maintaining an average selling price well above the rest of the market.
02/07/2014, 04:02 pm
Apple's newly-redesigned Mac Pro ships standard with dual GPUs configured via hardware to support AMD's CrossFire GPU-pairing technology, but only when running Microsoft Windows.
02/05/2014, 01:02 pm
Apple said it's aware of an issue where its latest professional Macs may experience AirPlay Mirroring jitters when connected to certain wireless networks and recommended a temporary fix.
02/04/2014, 09:02 am
Promise Technology's Pegasus2 RAID storage solution was one of the first products to sport the latest Thunderbolt 2 , offering blazingly fast read/write speeds for data-intensive operations.
01/31/2014, 05:01 pm
A fresh wave of price drops and 2-day sales on Apple's Mac product family this friday are further sweetened by exclusive offers already granted to AI readers, yielding some of the lowest prices seen this year on MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, iMacs and Mac Pros.
01/16/2014, 07:01 pm
It appears a number of early-2011 MacBook Pro models with discrete AMD GPUs are seeing issues with system crashes and hardware failures, with reports of problems escalating in recent weeks.
01/09/2014, 04:01 pm
U.S. Mac sales spiked 28.5 percent year over year in the just-concluded fourth quarter of calendar 2013, according to the latest figures from Gartner, giving Apple a 13.7 percent share of its home market while the rest of the industry continues to struggle.
01/09/2014, 10:01 am
After years of waiting, pro users finally get a completely revamped Mac designed specifically to suit their needs, complete with bespoke chassis, high-powered internals and a price tag to match.
01/04/2014, 12:01 pm
While Apple's new American-mac Mac Pro desktop is backordered on the company's retail store until at least February, one of its brick-and-mortar retail partners says it currently shipping out a limited supply of both standard retail configurations. [Update: all have sold out]
01/03/2014, 04:01 pm
Following its teardown of Apple's new Mac Pro, Other World Computing has supposedly confirmed the cylindrical desktop's processor is user-upgradeable, meaning owners may have the option to keep their machine up to date as new CPUs hit the market.
01/02/2014, 04:01 pm
Apple on Thursday released an environmental impact report regarding the company's latest Mac Pro desktop, noting the cylindrical machine uses 74 percent less aluminum than its predecessor, while keeping greenhouse gas emissions low.
01/02/2014, 04:01 pm
Production of Apple's new professional desktop is said to be heavily constrained, with representatives indicating that the company's retail stores will not stock the machine until at least March.