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Apple announces thinner 13" Retina MacBook Pro with Intel Iris graphics, 9 hours of battery life

10/22/2013, 01:30:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has been updated with a thinner, lighter design featuring Intel's latest-generation Haswell processors and a new lower starting price of $1,299.

Supply chain sees weak demand for notebooks, expects big things from Apple's fifth-gen iPad

10/04/2013, 10:24:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As the PC market continues to slump, the outlook for traditional notebooks this holiday season is weak, while tech supply chain sources in Taiwan reportedly expect a "major upgrade" to Apple's full-size iPad to arrive this month.

What's left for the Macintosh in a Post-PC iOS World?

09/28/2013, 05:04:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has sold Macintosh computers for just short of 30 years. Over just the last six, its personal computer business has been vastly overshadowed by its sales of Post-PC mobile devices. What future is left for the Mac?

Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac launches with cloud storage support, Windows 8 Start button, 40% faster read times

08/29/2013, 10:20:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Existing Parallels users can now get their hands on Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac, the latest version of the virtualization software that lets Mac users run Windows applications natively, with new features such as cloud storage optimizations for iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive.

Editorial: Anticipating WWDC 2013 under a cloud of Apple doubt

06/08/2013, 05:35:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Has Apple lost its magic? It's kind of remarkable that pundits and analysts of all stripes are suggesting as much at this point, but really not all that surprising because they've been saying that every spring right up to Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference for years.

Foxconn may sell own branded accessories after Apple profits dip

05/27/2013, 08:51:22 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

With most of its profits believed to come from manufacturing Apple products, Foxconn plans to diversify its business, and is even planning to build, brand and directly sell its own electronics accessories compatible with devices like the iPhone and iPad.

Apple's iPad dominates online shopping traffic & revenue generation

05/22/2013, 01:29:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Despite growing competition from other tablets, Apple's iPad still accounts for a whopping 89.28 percent of e-commerce website traffic, and also rakes in more money on a per-user basis than any other platform.

Editorial: What will Apple do with the Macintosh?

04/27/2013, 02:18:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

After a decade of significant growth, Apple's Mac sales have flattened out as the larger market for PCs has begun to collapse. What future is there in the Mac business, and why is the company now designing a new Mac Pro?

Apple's iOS beating Google's Android in mobile ads with 75% spend share

04/18/2013, 12:00:02 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

While Android devices continue to sell in large quantities, the advertising dollars that support the platform are increasing going to Apple's iOS, which now claims a 75 percent ad spend share of the leading ad server marketplace.

Apple's iPad pricing, distribution stronger than iPhone

04/03/2013, 09:44:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple will have an easier time holding onto iOS market share in the tablet market than in smartphones, writes an analyst with an outperform rating on the company, thanks to more competitive pricing and better distribution.

Sony's PlayStation 4 follows Mac OS X lead, in contrast to Apple's Post-PC direction

02/21/2013, 07:59:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Sony's plans for its new PlayStation 4 gaming console closely follow Apple's development path for Mac OS X over the last decade. However, Apple's focus has shifted from OS X to iOS, following a "Post PC" trend that began to emerge in 2007.

Wozniak: Apple now 'somewhat behind' in smartphone features

02/07/2013, 12:42:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Apple's iPhone may have revolutionized the smartphone, but the iPhone maker has now fallen behind its competitors in some respects, says Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak.

Review: Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

10/30/2012, 07:08:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

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?

Microsoft, PC makers begin taking preorders for Windows 8 software & devices

10/12/2012, 03:54:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Microsoft continues to build toward the Oct. 26 launch of its new Windows 8 operating system, as it began taking preorders for the software on Friday, while PC makers also started accepting advance orders of their new Windows 8-powered machines.

Availability of Apple's 27" iMac dwindles ahead of expected Ivy Bridge upgrade

08/31/2012, 12:01:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With Apple's iMac lineup due for an upgrade to Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, stock of the larger 27-inch all-in-one desktop has become even more depleted ahead of a possible refresh.

Apple OS X Lion pulled as Mountain Lion rolls out

07/25/2012, 06:28:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday pulled its last-generation OS X Lion from both the Mac App Store and brick-and-mortar Apple Stores amid the launch of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion OS.

Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion GM: using iCloud as the smart, automated way to store documents

07/20/2012, 07:52:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In OS X Mountain Lion, iCloud begins to take shape as the smart, automated way to store documents on a per-app, device independent basis, incrementally displacing the local file system that non-technical users have long struggled to comprehend and replacing it with a cloud-based service that connects and synchronizes desktop and mobile devices via the Internet.

Microsoft announces Windows 8 will launch in October

07/09/2012, 03:34:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion set to arrive this month, Apple's latest operating system will become available at least two months earlier than Microsoft's competing Windows 8.

Review: Apple's next-gen MacBook Pro with 15" Retina display

06/19/2012, 01:30:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's next-generation MacBook Pro represents a marriage between the design of the whisper-thin MacBook Air and the power of the previous MacBook Pro. But it's the feature that sets this notebook apart — its high-resolution Retina display — that makes this new notebook decidedly more "Pro" than "Air."

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion hits the Mac App Store in July for $19.99

06/11/2012, 02:13:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The next major update to OS X, known as Mountain Lion, will become publicly available for $19.99 on the Mac App Store in July, Apple announced on Monday.

Facebook App Center delivers a visible social network for iOS apps

06/08/2012, 10:51:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Yesterday, Facebook unveiled its App Center for web-based apps that integrate with the company's social network. Rather than being a new competitor to Apple's iOS App Store however, the program is enabling iOS developers to leverage the benefits of a social graph.

Federal managers quickly ditching BlackBerry for iOS, Android devices

05/03/2012, 06:45:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

According to recent research there has been a huge shift in what handsets U.S. federal managers use on the job, with many moving away from RIM's BlackBerry platform for more capable iOS and Android solutions.

In-depth review: Apple's third generation 1080p Apple TV and Software Update 5

03/29/2012, 12:30:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The new Apple TV delivers 1080p video along with the features and revamped user interface of "Software Update 5," a free update to existing second generation Apple TV users.

In-depth review: Apple's third generation iPad and iOS 5.1

03/20/2012, 06:45:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple’s third-generation iPad offers major improvements in its hardware, software and Internet cloud services, but retains the same overall form factor, price and extended battery life of its predecessor.

Apple stalls Apple TV shipments ahead of iPad 3-compatible refresh

02/29/2012, 09:23:00 AM, Posted By Kasper Jade

While Apple's much-anticipated foray into the connected television segment is unlikely to materialize until 2013, moves by the company in recent weeks point to an intermediate refresh of the existing Apple TV product to coincide with the release of new iPad models early next month.

Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Apple overhauls software updates, App Store

02/22/2012, 03:52:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

System updates are now sensibly converged with a refreshed App Store in this summer's release of OS X Mountain Lion, centralizing software updates and adding automatic app installs for all your iCloud-registered Macs.

Microsoft to challenge iCloud with SkyDrive OS X client

02/20/2012, 07:06:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Microsoft is readying a significant update to SkyDrive in Windows 8, and reportedly leaked screenshots of the revamped file syncing and cloud storage service show that a Mac OS X client could be poised to compete with Apple's iCloud.

Apple TV disappears from as refresh rumors swirl

02/17/2012, 01:30:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

Best Buy is no longer selling the Apple TV on its website, prompting speculation that a new model from Apple is soon to arrive.

Apple unveils Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion coming this summer with 100+ new features

02/16/2012, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Thursday announced Mac OS X 10.8, dubbed "Mountain Lion," the next major release of its Mac operating system, set to launch on the Mac App Store this summer, with a preview now available for Mac developers.

Apple leads shift of global chip buying from PCs to iPad, smartphones

02/01/2012, 02:02:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

As the largest buyer of semiconductors worldwide, Apple is leading a global trend in chip expenditures that has pushed wireless devices past the sales of computer chips.

CES: Apple's Siri prompts competitors to push their own voice controls

01/10/2012, 09:43:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Though Apple is not present at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the company's influence is felt on many of the products there, particularly with respect to new voice control functionality found in smartphones and televisions.

2TB hard drive shortage hits Apple's BTO iMacs with 5-7 week wait

12/02/2011, 12:19:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Build-to-order iMacs with 2-terabyte hard drives now have an estimated shipping time of 5 to 7 weeks, in what is potentially the first sign of Apple being hit by a lingering global hard drive shortage.

Black Friday Software: Office 2011 for $69.99, VMware Fusion for $29.99, more...

11/25/2011, 01:12:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Black Friday has brought an assortment of discounts on essential Mac software, including up to 50% off Adobe's products, Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 for $69.99, and VMWare Fusion for $29.99.

Microsoft to follow Apple's Lion lead with digital delivery of Windows 8

11/22/2011, 10:57:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Much like Apple did with the release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion in July, Microsoft plans to make the simplest and easiest method of installing Windows 8 a download over the Internet.

Apple plans software fix for Lion battery life issues on older MacBooks

11/15/2011, 04:26:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As some users continue to report battery life issues running Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on older MacBooks, Apple continues to look into the problem in hopes of finding a solution.

Despite new CPU options, Apple reportedly questioning future of Mac Pro

10/31/2011, 02:35:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade

Despite the coming availability of a new generation of Sandy Bridge desktop CPUs suitable for advancing Apple's Mac Pro line, the company has reportedly been evaluating whether to continue to invest in furthering its full-sized workstation line beyond this year in the face of limited sales.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2011 conference call

10/18/2011, 04:53:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday posted yet another record quarter to conclude its fiscal year 2011, led by continued growth of its iPad and Mac platforms. Following the news, executives from Apple participated in a conference call with analysts, and notes of interest follow.

Apple updates iWork, iPhoto, Aperture and more, adds Cards & iTunes trailers apps

10/12/2011, 03:02:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Even more Apple-built iPhone and iPad applications were improved Wednesday for iOS 5, with the iWork suite, iMovie, Remote and Find My iPhone receiving updates. Also, the company released a new iTunes Movie Trailers application, along with its previously announced Cards ordering software.

In-depth Review: Apple's iOS 5 mobile operating system

10/12/2011, 02:27:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's latest reference release of its mobile platform, iOS 5, isn't going to leave users wondering if they should upgrade. It's free, it has no real downsides, and has no competition among iPhone, iPod touch and IPad users. But here's a look at what's new and why it matters.

Steve Jobs: a lifetime of visionary disruption in advancing technology

10/05/2011, 10:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Steven Paul Jobs struggled with cancer and related health complications in a battle he sadly could not overcome, but he has left behind an incredible legacy of applied technology that shifted the course of human progress in dramatic ways, and founded a company, and a culture, that promise to continue his passionate drive to make tools that are not just intuitive, but aspire to be insanely great.

Apple discontinues boxed software for education buyers in digital push

09/29/2011, 01:21:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

As part of Apple's strategy to encourage digital software purchases through its Mac App Store, the company has begun informing educational resellers that it will no longer offer most boxed software.

Rumor: Apple may discontinue iPod shuffle, classic this year

09/27/2011, 09:43:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

Reports continue to surface that Apple will discontinue the iPod classic after an impressive 10-year run, while the iPod shuffle is also expected to get the ax as the company moves toward a multi-touch lineup for its iconic portable media players.

Mac App Store updated to warn users before re-buying software

09/16/2011, 03:51:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Apple has updated its Mac App Store to warn users who already bought and installed an application outside of the App Store if they attempt to buy it again through the digital download service.

Back-to-school Mac sales outpace PCs even without white MacBook, free iPod touch

09/15/2011, 12:19:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Back-to-school Mac sales once again easily outgrew Windows PCs this year, even though Apple did not offer a free iPod touch and discontinued its education-focused white MacBook this summer.

QuickBooks for Mac 2012 optimized for Lion, packs 50 new features

09/07/2011, 07:30:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Intuit on Wednesday announced QuickBooks for Mac 2012, the latest version of its financial software, with more than 50 new features designed to save small businesses time.

Parallels Desktop 7 available with 90 new features including Lion integration

09/06/2011, 07:27:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Parallels Desktop 7 became publicly available on Tuesday, packing more than 90 new and enhanced features, including Mac OS X Lion integration, performance boosts, and the new Parallels Mobile application.

Apple releases Mac OS X 10.7.1 with Wi-Fi improvements, audio out fixes

08/16/2011, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday released Mac OS X 10.7.1, its first security and maintenance update for the newly released Lion operating system, with improved Wi-Fi reliability and resolutions for issues related to HDMI and optical audio output.

Apple now selling $69 Mac OS X Lion USB Thumb Drive

08/16/2011, 07:45:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

For those who don't want to purchase Mac OS X 10.7 Lion from the Mac App Store for $29.99, Apple is now selling the $69 USB install drive in its online store.

Apple seen doubling or even tripling market share of iPhone & Mac

08/10/2011, 10:55:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's growth has been called the "ultimate platform adoption story" in a new analysis, which sees the potential for Mac and iPhone market shares to double or even triple in the next few years.

Review: Apple's 2011 Thunderbolt 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Airs

07/27/2011, 08:20:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Last year at its "Back to the Mac" event, Apple launched a revamped pair of 11 and 13 inch MacBook Air models that borrowed hardware details from the iPad. This year, the company's duo of light and thin notebooks get some notable hardware enhancements but also benefit significantly from Mac OS X Lion, which incorporates a variety of iPad software features.