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Possible wireless cards for next-gen Macs show 802.11ac connectivity

05/21/2013, 12:51:36 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Ahead of an expected refresh of Apple's Mac lineup, images of what appear to be the wireless cards that could go into those computers have appeared online with potential support for high-speed 802.11ac connectivity.

Samsung testing 5G wireless technology that can download entire movies in seconds

05/13/2013, 09:15:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

South Korean tech giant Samsung says it has developed a wireless transmission standard hundreds of times faster than today's 4G LTE, one that could see users downloading entire movies in seconds.

Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock for Mac now shipping for $299

04/30/2013, 08:25:22 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock, first announced in January of 2012, is now available for purchase for $299, more than a year after the Mac accessory was unveiled.

Apple seeds OS X 10.8.4 beta build 12E33a to developers

04/17/2013, 05:47:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday seeded build 12E33a of OS X 10.8.4 maintenance update to developers, with the latest beta coming a little over one week after the build 12E30 went out for testing in early April.

Code in latest OS X 10.8.4 beta points to 802.11ac support in future Macs

04/10/2013, 12:43:04 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Code found in the just released Mountain Lion 10.8.4 beta build references the next-generation 802.11ac wireless protocol, hinting that Apple may soon introduce the technology in its Mac lineup.

Intel announces next-gen Thunderbolt with 4K resolution support, 20Gbps speeds coming in 2014

04/08/2013, 05:01:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Intel on Monday announced the next-generation of Thunderbolt transfer technology, which promises to bring data transfer speeds up to 20-gigabits per second, a doubling over existing Thunderbolt hardware.

Apple's Reno iCloud data center taps AT&T's latest DWDM tech

04/03/2013, 09:27:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's $1 billion iCloud data center near Reno, Nevada taps into the latest technology in data signaling to bring high speed Internet services from the desert to users. Here's what's involved in the mega "information superhighway" project.

New 'Why iPhone' section of Apple's web site touts smartphone superiority

03/16/2013, 05:47:23 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

After years of all but avoiding any mention of its mobile competitors, Apple has launched a new site that highlights iPhone's advantages as a smartphone, similar to its "Get a Mac" campaign that took on Windows PCs.

Apple granted design patent for Thunderbolt Display

03/05/2013, 05:51:37 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday awarded Apple with the design rights to the Thunderbolt Display, which the company first introduced in 2011 as one of the first accessory

Apple Thunderbolt Display inventory dwindles, may hint at upcoming redesign

01/14/2013, 11:32:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A number of resellers have run dry of Apple Thunderbolt Display inventory, suggesting the 27-inch monitor may be due for an upgrade, perhaps with a thinner design that takes cues from the latest iMacs.

Apple debuts shorter 0.5m Thunderbolt cable, cuts price of 2m version

01/09/2013, 04:59:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday quietly released a shorter 0.5-meter version of its first-party Thunderbolt cable while shaving $10 off the price of the original 2-meter iteration that first debuted in 2011.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to rival Thunderbolt speeds in 2014

01/07/2013, 07:25:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

The newest version of the ubiquitous universal serial bus protocol is primed to get a performance boost in 2014, with data transfer speeds doubling to 10 gigabits per second while maintaining backwards compatibility with the huge existing USB ecosystem.

802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi experts sought by Apple

01/07/2013, 11:43:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

With Apple rumored to be interested in releasing new Macs with superfast 802.11ac wireless connectivity this year, a new job listing by the company advertises a position for engineers experienced with Gigabit Wi-Fi.

Apple's 2013 Macs rumored to include 802.11ac 'Gigabit Wi-Fi'

01/02/2013, 11:12:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple has reportedly struck a deal with Broadcom that will place superfast 802.11ac Wi-Fi chips in its 2013 Mac lineup.

Matrox DS1 is 'world's first' Thunderbolt docking station

12/16/2012, 11:35:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Although the high speed Thunderbolt protocol was introduced with Apple's MacBook Pro line in March 2011, products have been slow to reach consumers, but Matrox looks to change that with its DS1 docking station.

Apple slims down iMac 40% with 'friction-stir welding' & ditching the disc drive

10/24/2012, 04:53:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's new iMac updates the company's flagship Macintosh into a faster, faster and — in particular — thinner version of itself.

Apple focuses on the high end with 13-inch Retina Display MacBook Pro

10/23/2012, 10:10:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's new 13 inch MacBook Pro Retina Display expands the company's high-end family of notebooks, casting a high-end halo over over its mobile notebook offerings.

Stock-outs of Apple's AirPort Extreme could hint at new 802.11ac model

09/10/2012, 01:04:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Availability of the AirPort Extreme base station has run out at some major third-party resellers, potentially signaling that an updated model with support for 802.11ac could be en route.

Apple Store now carries Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter

08/01/2012, 07:36:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter for newer Thunderbolt-equipped Macs is now available for $29 at Apple's online store.

Apple releases new Thunderbolt software update after boot problems

06/18/2012, 11:15:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

Apple has released an update to its Thunderbolt software after reports arose that the previous version was causing boot-related problems for some Mac users.

Users reporting boot failures after installing Thunderbolt software update

06/12/2012, 05:20:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Some users who have downloaded Apple's recently-released Thunderbolt 1.2 software update are finding boot-related problems that can cause Mac instability to the point where the computer becomes unusable.

Apple pushes out Thunderbolt software update for new accessory

06/11/2012, 07:30:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Monday released a software update for Thunderbolt-equipped Macs that brings compatibility for the company's new Gigabit Ethernet adapter announced alongside the next generation MacBook Pro.

Apple launches 0.71" thick next-generation MacBook Pro with 15" Retina display

06/11/2012, 01:26:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Calling it "the most beautiful computer we have ever made," Apple on Monday announced what it has dubbed the "next-generation MacBook Pro," an all-new ultra-thin professional laptop with a high-resolution Retina display.

Matrox Thunderbolt dock turns MacBooks into desktops for $249

06/03/2012, 07:14:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Matrox on Sunday unveiled its new DS1 Thunderbolt docking station, which allows users to add multiple peripherals like an HDMI display, a full-size keyboard and a mouse to a Thunderbolt-equipped Mac or PC for $249.

Orange exec says developing markets can't sustain 'gas guzzlers' iOS, Android, Windows Phone

05/25/2012, 05:24:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Vice President of Devices Yves Maitre of European mobile operator Orange likened the iPhone, Android handsets and Windows Phones to fuel-inefficient cars, saying that the "gas guzzlers" aren't good choices for developing markets the carrier plans to enter.

Apple defends iPad in Australia, claims '4G' branding is correct

04/19/2012, 05:42:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple filed a defense in Australia's federal court this week rebutting allegations that the company intentionally misled consumers, adding that the new iPad's "4G" label is technically correct despite a lack of compatibility with the country's existing "4G" networks.

Apple to launch new iPad in South Korea & 11 other countries on Friday

04/16/2012, 08:49:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple will launch its new third-generation iPad in a total of 12 countries this Friday, April 20, while even more countries, including India, will get the new iPad a week later.

Apple releases AirPort Utility 6.0 for Mac borrowing iOS app design

01/30/2012, 06:33:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has released an update for AirPort Utility that incorporates the greatly simplified user interface that first appeared in the company's iOS app for managing AirPort base stations.

Apple working to adopt 802.11ac 5G Gigabit WiFi this year

01/21/2012, 02:34:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is expected to rapidly deploy support for the new 802.11ac specification this year, adding so called "Gigabit WiFi" to new AirPort base stations, Time Capsule, Apple TV, notebooks and potentially its mobile devices.

From Thunderbolt to Robots: Apple cast a big shadow over CES 2012

01/13/2012, 04:50:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple didn't need to pay for a booth at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show this week to make a big impression; the company's products and technologies were visible everywhere, from third party demos to its competitors' future roadmaps.

CES: Belkin unveils Thunderbolt Express Dock, coming in Sept. for $299

01/09/2012, 12:06:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Belkin on Monday introduced its new Thunderbolt Express Dock, which will allow users to connect multiple devices to their Mac with one Thunderbolt cable when it arrives in September for $299.

Inside Apple's 2011: Mac hardware and Mac OS X

12/28/2011, 11:42:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

This year, Apple's Mac OS X platform turned ten years old, launched the 10.7 Lion reference release, introduced the Mac App Store and iCloud, and delivered a series of new Macs boasting fast, flexible Thunderbolt connectivity and speedy new Sandy Bridge processors.

iPad disrupting global DRAM market, causing chipmakers to lose billions

11/30/2011, 04:31:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Sales of Apple's iPad tablet computers are crushing the best laid plans of many chip makers, causing a surplus of memory chips after a massive expansion in DRAM factories were built in anticipation of conventional PC growth.

MacBook Air now 28% of Apple's notebook shipments

11/14/2011, 08:51:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's MacBook Air models now make up 28 percent of the company's notebook shipments, up from just 8 percent in the first half of the year.

Apple issues fix for flickering issue with 24" Cinema Display and Thunderbolt

09/29/2011, 02:59:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

Apple has released a firmware update for its 24-inch LED Cinema Display that resolves a flickering issue that occurred when connected to the company's newer Thunderbolt-equipped Macs.

Teardown of Apple's Thunderbolt Display finds same LG panel used in 2009 iMac

09/28/2011, 09:40:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple's newly released Thunderbolt Display sports an LG display with the same model number found in the 27-inch iMac released in 2009, a teardown of the screen has found.

Apple clarifies Thunderbolt Display will not daisy chain Cinema Display

09/16/2011, 02:11:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has posted a support document describing compatibility between recent Macs and multiple Thunderbolt Displays, and also notes that previous DisplayPort screens will not work when attached to the Thunderbolt port of its new display.

Thunderbolt Displays shipping; Apple knockoff settlement; Apple Experience Center

09/16/2011, 02:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Customers report that Apple has begun shipping LED Thunderbolt Displays directly to them. Also, the company has reached a settlement with two New York stores that were allegedly selling knockoff goods and accessories. Finally, students at a top university in China are unhappy with an Apple Experience Center soon to open inside the campus library.

New MacBook Pro firmware supports Thunderbolt Display, Lion Recovery

09/14/2011, 05:47:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has issued an firmware update for 2011 MacBook Pro models that contains enabling support for the as yet unavailable new Thunderbolt Display and also adds support for Lion Recovery for reinstalling Mac OS X over the Internet.

Apple releases MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.1 with Thunderbolt Display support

09/12/2011, 05:57:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has issued an firmware update for new MacBook Air models that contains enabling support for the as yet unavailable new Thunderbolt Display.

Apple shipping first Thunderbolt Displays to stores, resellers

09/06/2011, 08:21:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

A pair of new reports suggest Apple is shipping its new 27-inch Thunderbolt Display to its retail stores and resellers this week, while individual pre-orders are said to have shipping estimates of Sept. 15.

Apple may add DisplayPort to its new mobile chips for iOS devices

08/16/2011, 03:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has posted a new job listing for a signal integrity and power integrity manager to join its team that builds custom chips for use in future mobile products, asking for experience in working with interface standards including DisplayPort.

New MacBook Air using smaller, cheaper Thunderbolt chip

07/28/2011, 07:20:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

New MacBook Air models use a smaller, cheaper Thunderbolt controller that limits them to using a single external display while consuming less space on the logic board.

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.

First look: Apple's new 11 and 13 inch Thunderbolt MacBook Air

07/23/2011, 02:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's new Thunderbolt-enhanced, fourth generation MacBook Air models upgrade the company's light and thin notebook category with new high-speed connectivity; faster, more powerful Core i5 and i7 processors; faster RAM; larger SSD options, support for Bluetooth 4.0 and a new backlit keyboard.

Apple's new 27-inch LED display is world’s first Thunderbolt display

07/20/2011, 08:30:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday unveiled the new Apple Thunderbolt Display, the world’s first display with Thunderbolt I/O technology and built-in docking cables for Mac notebooks set to arrive sometime in the next 60 days for $999.

Apple releases new MacBook Airs with Thunderbolt, backlit keyboards

07/20/2011, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday launched a refresh to it thin-and-light MacBook Air lineup, equipping the ultraportables with Thunderbolt ports, backlit keyboards and Intel's latest Sandy Bridge processors offering up to twice the performance of their predecessors.

NAND flash prices drop 20% following lackluster demand from Apple, others

06/02/2011, 10:50:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Contract prices for NAND flash -- the solid-state memory found in devices like the iPhone and iPad -- is said to have fallen "rapidly" in May following lackluster demand from major purchasers like Apple.

Apple unveils new quad-core iMacs with Thunderbolt and FaceTime HD

05/03/2011, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday updated its all-in-one line of iMac desktops, adding Intel's powerful new quad-core Sandy Bridge processors, as well as the new high-speed Thunderbolt input/output port.

Brand new iMacs for $1049; iPhone 5 in China by October; jailbreak-less iPhone unlock

04/12/2011, 11:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

AppleInsider sponsor MacMall on Tuesday again teamed with eBay to offer readers a killer deal on Apple's 3.06GHz 21.5-inch iMac, selling brand new units for $1,048.99 while supplies last. And one analyst has been told Apple's iPhone 5 is expected to launch in China by October. Finally, hackers have found an iPhone unlock method that apparently does not require a jailbreak and occurs through iTunes.