Topic: Current Hardware
01/12/2015, 05:01 pm
According to its quarterly PC report for the fourth quarter of 2014, research firm IDC found Apple sold some 5.8 million Macs over the three-month period, bucking an overall negative trend for the market.
01/11/2015, 10:01 am
The last time Apple updated its in-house external display line was 2011's Thunderbolt Display, but with no clear signs that a refresh is imminent, AppleInsider has put together a list of the latest and greatest monitors.
12/30/2014, 11:12 am
One year after its release, Apple's radically redesigned Mac Pro remains a source of frustration for some video-focused professionals whose workflows are being interrupted by rendering glitches apparently caused by problems with the unit's ATI graphics system.
12/22/2014, 02:12 pm
At next week's Chaos Communication Congress in Germany, a researcher will demonstrate a method in which a malicious actor could use a specially-crafted Thunderbolt device to inject a bootkit -- which could survive nearly any attempt to remove it -- into the EFI boot ROM of any Mac with a Thunderbolt port.
11/28/2014, 08:11 am
While Apple has again chosen to forgo offering discounts on its products this Black Friday in favor of offering iTunes Gift Cards, many Apple Authorized Resellers and big-box retailers are competing aggressively for the business of Apple shoppers. Here's how to quickly and easily find the lowest prices anywhere on your iPad or Mac of choice.
10/22/2014, 01:10 am
Exclusive 3% discount coupons from MacMall that offer AppleInsider readers additional discounts -- and the lowest prices anywhere -- on Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pros will expire for the year in less than 18 hours.
Deals: Final days to get the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros with exclusive coupons
11/15/2014, 12:11 am
Exclusive 3% discount coupons from MacMall that offer AppleInsider readers the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pros will expire for the year in less than a week. Meanwhile, readers in the market for Mac desktops still have time to take advantage of another exclusive that offers $50-$100 discounts of iMac 5Ks and Mac Pros, with free AppleCare thrown in on each order.
11/10/2014, 08:11 am
After years of waiting, Mac faithful can finally purchase an ultra high-resolution display made by Apple that not only mates quality with a competitive price tag, but comes with a capable built-in computer to boot.
Killer Deal: Free AppleCare with all iMac 5Ks & Mac Pros plus $50-$275 instant discounts, tax savings
11/08/2014, 08:11 am
As Black Friday inches closer, AI continues to teamed up with Apple's Authorized Resellers to help readers avoid the inevitable frenzy by securing their deals ahead of time. In addition to $50 off and free AppleCare with each new iMac 5K, readers looking for Mac Pros this weekend can also take advantage of exclusive bundles that pair free AppleCare with discounts of up to $250 (plus no sales tax collected in 48 states).
10/31/2014, 08:10 am
It's Back: For a limited time, AppleInsider has re-teamed with one of Apple's Authorized Resellers to again offer an instant $50 savings on roughly 4 dozen different configurations of Apple's new iMac with Retina 5K display, each of which also comes with a free 3-Year AppleCare Protection Plan (and no tax in 48 states).
Killer Deals: $150 off iMac Retina 5K, $350 off Mac Pro, $40 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini 3, up to $268 off HP Printers
10/30/2014, 04:10 pm
For an extremely limited time, AI readers can take advantage of some truly killer -- and previously unseen -- deals including $150 off the just-introduced iMac with Retina 5K display, $350 off the entry Mac Pro, $150 off a 13-inch MacBook Pro and 3% off all other MacBooks. There's also a handful discounts on new iPads, iTunes Gift Cards, and coupons for up to $268 off HP printers.
10/28/2014, 01:10 pm
A long-running issue with owners of Apple's 2011 series of MacBook Pros has resulted in a class-action lawsuit, seeking compensation for apparent graphics card failures experienced by customers.
10/17/2014, 08:10 pm
The team at iFixit recently completed a teardown of Apple's new iMac with 5K Retina display and found the all-in-one to be nearly identical to previous models, save for the ultra high-resolution screen.
10/17/2014, 08:10 pm
An early assessment of Apple's late-2014 Mac mini found that the headless desktop does not come with user-replaceable RAM, but does include user-serviceable hard drives.
10/16/2014, 07:10 pm
With Thursday's Mac mini refresh, the addition of new processors and a lower cost of entry seemingly comes at a price, as Apple no longer offers storage expansion options beyond 1TB and has axed the server model altogether.
10/16/2014, 03:10 pm
Apple's all-in-one desktop received a major upgrade on Thursday with the unveiling of the new iMac, featuring an ultra-high-resolution 5K Retina display that will be a major selling point for professional users working with high-resolution images.
10/16/2014, 02:10 pm
Apple's tiny, affordable Mac mini desktop received a hardware refresh and an accompanying price cut on Thursday, featuring 4th-generation Intel Core processors and 802.11ac Wi-Fi, starting at $499.
10/16/2014, 02:10 pm
Apple on Thursday revealed the "next step" in Retina display technology by packing what it calls the "world's highest resolution display" into its popular all-in-one desktop.
10/09/2014, 08:10 am
IDC doesn't like counting iPads among its global PC figures, but it doesn't seem to like counting Macs either, given its back-to-back quarterly undercounting of Apple's computer sales.
10/08/2014, 04:10 pm
The Macintosh may have posted its strongest worldwide market share yet last quarter, according to the latest estimates from IDC, which place Apple among the top five global PC vendors for the first time.