Topic: Current Hardware
11/28/2013, 06:11 pm
Big-box electronics retailer Best Buy kicked-off its 2013 Black Friday sale Thursday evening with dozens of doorbusters, including $150-$200 off MacBook Airs, iMacs, and 13-inch MacBook Pros, as well as a 65-inch Samsung HDTV offered for $999.
11/27/2013, 01:11 pm
[Update: Sold Out] Over the next 72-hours, electronics stores around the nation will be launching their Black Friday sales and we'll be providing full coverage of the best-of-the-best, including some unbeatable exclusives only for AppleInsider readers from top merchants, starting with a brand new mid-2012 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display for $1,649.00 and a well-equipped Ivy Bridge 27-inch iMac for $1599 from B&H Photo.
11/22/2013, 08:11 am
Big box and online retailers are getting a jump start on their holiday promotional efforts this year, including a pair of AppleInsider sponsors who have knocked $250 off Apple's just announced 15-inch MacBook Pro Retinas and $180 off a high-end BTO config, respectively. Separately, Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air has been discounted to $974.
11/10/2013, 11:11 pm
While supplies last, AppleInsider readers this week are being offered exclusive, rock-bottom pricing on a current 13-inch MacBook Pro and current 21-inch iMac. Meanwhile, discounts on early 2013 Retina MacBook Pros have increased to $270-$600.
11/07/2013, 03:11 pm
Apple on Thursday afternoon issued an update for EFI firmware on late 2013 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros, designed to address a problem where the laptop's keyboard and trackpad could freeze.
11/03/2013, 05:11 pm
The late-2013 version of Apple's high-end professional notebook, the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, is a computer in a class of its own, offering a near-perfect blend of style and performance in a more affordable package than before.
11/02/2013, 05:11 pm
Apple's new late 2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has a slightly thinner profile and reduced heft from last year's model, along with a smaller price tag. But it's what's on the inside that really makes this notebook a stunner.
11/01/2013, 12:11 pm
As part of a two-day sale slated to kick off on Friday, Best Buy is offering special pricing on select MacBooks, including the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro and all MacBook Air models.
10/30/2013, 07:10 pm
Apple on Wednesday added a section to its Support Pages regarding a recently reported issue with the new MacBook Pro with Retina display that, for some users, causes laptop's keyboard and trackpad to freeze unexpectedly.
Apple reportedly ups orders for new Retina MacBook Pros, Sharp blamed for Retina iPad mini shortages
10/30/2013, 05:10 pm
Cupertino has maxed out capacity at its Taiwanese component suppliers thanks to strong projected sales of the new Haswell-powered MacBook Pros, while low display yields from Sharp may cause launch shortages of the Retina-equipped iPad mini, according to twin reports out of Taiwan.
10/28/2013, 09:10 am
Owners of Haswell-equipped Retina MacBook Pros have taken to Apple's user-to-user support forums en masse, complaining of repeated keyboard and trackpad freezes that can be remedied only with a hard reset.
10/27/2013, 11:10 pm
For those readers in the market for one of Apple's brand new MacBook Pros with Retina display, AppleInsider's Price Guides now list 35 different 13- and 15-inch configurations, the majority of which are shipping in 24 hours at the lowest prices to be found, thanks to instant discount coupons and tax-free options.
10/25/2013, 04:10 pm
New benchmark tests show that Intel's new Iris integrated graphics chip can push pixels for Apple's latest laptops between 40 and 60 percent faster than its predecessor.
10/25/2013, 09:10 am
Migrating the MacBook Pro line to Intel's new Haswell architecture allowed Apple to streamline the laptops' cooling system, resulting in lighter, slimmer devices, according to a new teardown.
10/24/2013, 07:10 pm
Apple on Thursday released two updates for late-2013 iMacs, one a firmware update dealing with Power Nap, and a supplemental update for OS X 10.8.5 specific to the Mac desktop.
10/24/2013, 03:10 pm
The team behind popular benchmarking suite Geekbench has rounded up the scores for Apple's newest Retina MacBook Pro models and finds that despite slower processor clock speeds across the board, the Haswell-powered laptops outperform their predecessors by as much as 8 percent.
10/24/2013, 02:10 pm
Promise Technology on Thursday announced two new external storage solutions featuring high-speed Thunderbolt 2 connectivity -- the first drives of their kind to hit the market.
10/24/2013, 11:10 pm
In total, 9 new MacBook Pro with Retina display configurations have turned up in our price guides, 5 of which are in stock at the lowest prices anywhere. Meanwhile, the introduction of these new models have driven price cuts of between $300-$600 on MacBook Pro Retina models introduced back in February.
10/24/2013, 09:10 am
Apple's latest event prominently outlined new iPads, but also focused attention on Apple's now third place but still strategically important Macintosh business, including the new Mac Pro desktop and revamped 13- and 15- inch MacBook Pro notebooks.