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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.

Killer deal: Mac mini for $599; albums for iPad; Android gets in-app billing

03/30/2011, 12:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

AppleInsider sponsor MacMall has again teamed up with eBay to offer serious savings on a Mac mini for just $599. Also, labels and musicians have begun to bring enhanced albums to the iPad, and Google has debuted in-app billing for Android.

Apple rumored to release new iMacs with Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt by early May

03/22/2011, 01:50:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Apple may release a new line of iMac all-in-one desktop computers by the end of April or the first week of May with Sandy Bridge processors and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port, but no major cosmetic changes, according to a new rumor.

First Look: Apple's early 2011 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Thunderbolt

03/01/2011, 06:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's newly revised early 2011 MacBook Pros carry forward the same unibody construction, but offer Intel Core i5 and i7 Sandy Bridge quad core CPUs, faster RAM, more powerful AMD graphics chips, larger drive options, and the new high speed Thunderbolt interconnect. Here's an illustrated first look ahead of our in-depth reviews.

Intel details Thunderbolt, says Apple has full year head start

02/24/2011, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

At a press conference earlier this morning, Intel offered additional information about its new Thunderbolt interconnect technology being pioneered by Apple in its latest batch of MacBook Pros, noting Apple will have a year long head start in deploying the technology.

Apple's new 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature quad-core i7 chips, AMD graphics

02/24/2011, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's new high-end 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature the latest quad-core Sandy Bridge Core i7 processors from Intel, as well as AMD Radeon HD graphics and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port.

Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pros sport dual-core Core i5, i7 chips

02/24/2011, 08:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As expected, Apple on Thursday updated its MacBook Pro family with next generation processors and graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera.

Five years of Apple: 2005 iBook to 2010 MacBook Air

12/10/2010, 02:00:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Over the last half decade, Apple has radically changed what $999 can buy, with major advancements in the processor power, efficiency, connectivity, size, weight and quality of its entry level notebook.

Review: Apple's new 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch MacBook Air (Late 2010)

10/30/2010, 07:00:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

At its "Back to the Mac" event, Apple launched a revamped 13-inch MacBook Air and an entirely new 11-inch MacBook Air as products combining the company's MacBook line with lessons learned in iPad development.

Review: Apple's Core i3, i5 & i7 iMacs (mid-2010)

08/05/2010, 01:20:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's latest iMacs retain the same external design while moving to faster RAM, more capable Core i3, i5 and i7 CPU options, improved graphics performance and an enhanced SD Card slot.

Apple updates iMac line with Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors

07/27/2010, 08:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday refreshed its all-in-one desktop line of iMacs, bringing Intel's Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors, along with ATI Radeon graphics.

Review: Apple's aluminum Mac mini and Mac mini Server (2010)

07/07/2010, 07:00:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's newest entry-level Mac recently received a full hardware makeover, with a wider but flatter aluminum unibody shell, integrated power supply, built in HDMI for home theater applications, and a greener more efficient design.

iPhone 4 and iOS vs. Android: hardware features

06/21/2010, 06:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

With the fourth generation of Apple's smartphone nearing release later this week, some buyers might be curious about alternatives that use Google's Android OS, including the Motorola Droid, HTC/Google Nexus One, HTC Droid incredible, and HTC EVO 4G. Here's how they compare in terms of hardware, part one of a series.

First look: Apple's new unibody Mac mini

06/18/2010, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Apple's new aluminum unibody Mac mini retains its role as the company's low price, compact PC and server while adding HDMI output and support for Secure Digital Extended Capacity flash memory cards with higher speeds and capacities (more than 32GB).

Unibody 2010 Mac mini gets iFixit teardown

06/16/2010, 08:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Apple's new 2010 Mac mini is wider (7.7 inches square, just like the existing Apple TV) but significantly thinner (just 1.4 inches thick) and easier to take apart than previous models.

Apple releases redesigned Mac mini with HDMI port starting at $699

06/15/2010, 07:00:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday updated its Mac mini desktop computer, adding an HDMI port for easy connectivity to an HDTV, as well as a built-in SD card slot for grabbing photos and videos from a digital camera.

Apple could embrace new high-speed Wi-Fi specification - report

05/10/2010, 03:55:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The head of a new Wi-Fi standard known as WiGig, which offers data speeds of 7 gigabits per second and aims to replace high definition video cables, has implied that Apple could adopt the technology in the future.

Apple releases new MacBook Pros with Intel Core i7, i5 processors

04/13/2010, 08:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday issued long-awaited updates to its MacBook Pro line of notebook computers, upgrading them to Intel's latest high-end Core i7, Core i5 and Core 2 Duo mobile processors, and adding new automated graphics switching technology.

Review: Apple's 27" big screen iMac (late 2009)

11/12/2009, 10:00:00 AM, Posted By Prince McLean

Apple's latest high-end iMac gets a stunning, huge, cinematic 16:9 27" screen, fast Core i5 and i7 CPU options, a standard wireless keyboard and Magic Mouse, a staggering 16GB RAM capacity, a new video input feature, and an environmentally friendly design at all a new lower price.

First Look: Apple's 27" big screen iMac

10/31/2009, 10:00:00 AM, Posted By Prince McLean

Apple has revamped the iMac with a huge, cinematic 16:9 27" screen, fast CPU options, standard wireless keyboard and Magic Mouse, a staggering 16GB RAM capacity, and a new video input feature.

Apple's offers faster Mac minis and new server-oriented model

10/20/2009, 11:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Three new Mac mini models were released by Apple Tuesday, with a 1TB Mac OS X Server option accompanied by two faster, upgraded consumer-level versions.

Apple unveils new iMacs with 21.5 and 27-inch displays

10/20/2009, 12:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday unveiled an all new iMac line dual- and quad-core iMacs featuring LED-backlit 21.5 and 27-inch widescreen displays in a new edge-to-edge glass design and seamless all aluminum enclosure.

Apple intros MacBook overhaul with LED display, 7-hour battery

10/20/2009, 11:55:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple Tuesday released a newly redesigned MacBook with a polycarbonate unibody design, LED-backlit display, multi-touch trackpad, and built-in battery with 7 hours of run time.

Microsoft unleashes retail talking points attacking Linux, Macs

09/08/2009, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

In preparation for the launch of Windows 7, Microsoft has created ExpertZone "training courses" using controversial talking point programing to dissuade retail employees from selling customers Linux PCs or Macs, and arms them with "facts" to use in upselling Windows PC users on expensive service plans.

Apple issues fix for slow SATA speeds on new MacBook Pros

06/22/2009, 05:25:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

In one of its quicker turnarounds, Apple has released a firmware update for its mid-2009 MacBook Pro lineup that addresses Serial ATA speeds that were unintentionally cut in half.

Apple introduces 13-inch MacBook Pro, cheaper MacBook Airs

06/08/2009, 01:45:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple at its developers conference Monday unveiled plans to transition its 13-inch unibody MacBooks into a more premium offering by announcing plans to rebrand them as 13-inch MacBook Pros alongside more affordable pricing. MacBook Airs were also updated with cheaper pricing.

Apple unveils faster, more affordable MacBook Pros

06/08/2009, 01:20:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Monday kicked-off its 2009 Worldwide Developers Conference by refreshing its MacBook Pro line of professional desktops with faster processors, cheaper prices, better displays, and built-in batteries on the 15-inch models.

Snow Leopard to support native 3G Wireless WAN hardware

05/07/2009, 02:00:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Building on evidence that Apple is seeking to hire engineers to test new Macs with 3G Wireless WAN support, people familiar with the company's plans say Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard will incorporate new support for native WWAN hardware.

Apple seeks 3G specialist for Macs as subsidy deals near

05/05/2009, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple is seeking an experienced communications engineer to join its Mac team and focus on debugging communications technologies -- including 3G Wireless WAN -- amid rumors that the company is nearing deals with 3G providers that would help subsidize the cost of new Macs.

Apple places unusual flash memory order

04/09/2009, 12:00:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

A recent mass order for flash memory chips from Apple is raising more questions than answers given the chips in question are much lower in density than the electronics maker typically chooses for its handheld multi-touch products.

Apple introduces Nehalem-based Xeon Xserves

04/07/2009, 08:00:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

As expected, Apple on Tuesday announced an updated family of Xserves that deliver an 89 percent improvement in performance per watt and up to twice the overall performance of the previous models by tapping Intel's "Nehalem" Xeon processors and a next generation system architecture.

Microsoft to attack Mac pricing in new series of TV ads

03/26/2009, 07:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

After running through a series of ad campaigns designed to make Windows look cool, then victimized, then simply inescapably ubiquitous, Microsoft is now hoping to attack Apple in new ads that portray Macs as unaffordable compared to generic PCs.

USB 3 test spec to be in Apple's hands by June

03/10/2009, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Zach Spear and Prince McLean

A new USB standard that would bump data throughput to 5Gbps is slated to arrive as a test specification in June, with a possible final release ready for Apple adoption by next year.

Apple issues key software update for Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme

03/06/2009, 06:00:00 AM, Posted By Slash Lane

Late Thursday evening, Apple released firmware updates for the 2009 Time Capsule and AirPort Extreme that resolves issues on the new devices. A parallel update also adds Back to My Mac drive sharing support to the prior generation of the wireless base stations.

Apple debuts new Mac minis with five times better graphics

03/03/2009, 08:30:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As part of its complete desktop revamp Tuesday, Apple introduced a pair of new 2.0GHz Mac minis that deliver up to five times better graphics performance through the same NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics used in the company's latest family of unibody MacBooks.

Apple introduces new iMacs with more affordable pricing

03/03/2009, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday announced updates to its iMac line of all-in-one desktops, including a 24-inch iMac that is priced the same as the company's previous-generation 20-inch model.

Installing Windows 7 beta on a Mac with Sun VirtualBox

01/30/2009, 03:00:00 AM, Posted By Prince McLean

Microsoft’s public beta of Windows 7 is similar enough to Vista that it is fairly easy to install on a Mac, either using BootCamp to install it natively, or within a virtual environment. Here’s what’s involved with obtaining the beta and installing it using Sun's free VirtualBox software.

Apple unveils 17-inch MacBook Pro with 8-hour battery

01/06/2009, 01:45:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Presenting at the Macworld Expo on Tuesday, Apple unveiled the new 17-inch MacBook Pro featuring a durable and precision aluminum unibody enclosure, and a revolutionary new built-in battery that delivers up to eight hours of use and up to 1,000 recharges for more than three times the lifespan of conventional notebook batteries.

Apple's new MacBooks have built-in copy protection measures

11/18/2008, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple's new MacBook lines include a form of digital copy protection that will prevent protected media, such as DRM-infused iTunes movies, from playing back on devices that aren't compliant with the new priority protection measures.

Inside the new MacBooks: FireWire, USB, and the NVIDIA Controller

10/17/2008, 12:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Apple's new MacBook and MacBook Pro models contain more innovation than just their case design, graphics, and the improved accessibility of their internals. Here's a look at other details related to FireWire, USB, and the new NVIDIA-based controller that replaces Intel's chipset.

Apple refreshes 17-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

10/14/2008, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As an aside Tuesday, Apple also announced that it's refreshing both MacBook Air and the 17-inch MacBook Pro, though both systems will largely retain their existing industrials designs.

Apple unveils new 13" MacBook

10/14/2008, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Apple on Tuesday unveiled its next-generation 13-inch MacBook, which includes a new unibody construction, more powerful NVIDIA graphics, Display Port output, a new glass touchpad with multitouch gestures, and a revised appearance nearly identical to the new MacBook Pro.

Apple debuts new 15" MacBook Pro

10/14/2008, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Apple revealed details of its redesigned 15-inch MacBook Pro on Tuesday, including a new unibody construction, far more powerful NVIDIA graphics, Display Port output, a new glass touchpad with multitouch gestures, and a revised appearance with similarities to the iMac.