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In-depth review: Apple's iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

10/27/2014, 08:36:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's latest iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 incorporate Touch ID and support for Apple Pay within apps, with the same 10 hour battery life of previous models. The full size iPad Air 2 is also now 18 percent slimmer with an improved, antireflective display and gains a faster A8X chip, faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi and LTE wireless, a barometer, and a significantly improved iSight camera.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2014 conference call

10/20/2014, 05:07:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple blew away market expectations in reporting the results of its fourth fiscal quarter of 2014 on Monday, propelled by a new quarterly record for the iPhone and new all-time record for the Mac. Following the announcement, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.

Surging Mac sales put Apple among top five global PC vendors for first time, IDC says

10/08/2014, 04:19:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

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.

Apple expected to hold iPad & Retina iMac event on Oct. 16

10/03/2014, 12:49:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple is reportedly planning to hold an event on Thursday, Oct. 16, to showcase the rest of its fall 2014 product lineup, which is expected to include new iPads with Touch ID fingerprint sensors, as well as a 27-inch iMac with Retina display.

Apple rumored to launch 27" iMac with 5K Retina display at October media event

09/29/2014, 09:55:48 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's big-screen iMac will get a doubled-resolution Retina display with a forthcoming update expected to be unveiled at the company's anticipated October media event, a new report claims.

In-depth review: Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone 6 running iOS 8

09/24/2014, 08:43:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

After establishing iPhone 5s as a "forward thinking" high-end luxury device a year ago, Apple is now enhancing its eighth generation of iPhone with a broad range of new and improved hardware components, inside a slimmer new case design with a much larger, higher-resolution display.

Apple's next product splash slated for second half of October

09/17/2014, 09:01:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Though the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch have been formally introduced, Apple is far from calling it quits on 2014, with the company's next major product unveiling expected to take place around mid-to-late October, AppleInsider has learned.

Apple Watch, AirDrop, iBeacon & Continuity coax advanced features from Bluetooth & WiFi

09/15/2014, 04:37:08 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Over the past few years, Apple has released a series of OS technologies that connect devices using Bluetooth, WiFi or a combination of the two wireless technologies. Here's how the new Apple Watch--as well as AirDrop, iBeacon and the new Continuity features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite--work to deliver simple, efficient and fast wireless connectivity, in marked contrast to Google's rival efforts for Android.

Review: Apple's mid-2014 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

09/07/2014, 01:07:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Like the updated mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, Apple's latest 15-inch notebook brings slightly speedier Intel processors. But with memory, graphics and design all carried over from last year, the most substantial change is a $100 price cut.

Review: Apple's mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

08/24/2014, 10:15:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

While it's not a particularly exciting update, Apple's mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display increases performance and offers more value, making it an enticing offer for those who may have been waiting to take the plunge on a thin-but-powerful high-resolution notebook.

Intel's 'Core M' chip announcement suggests Broadwell-based MacBook Pros won't arrive until 2015

08/11/2014, 02:27:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Intel on Monday announced that its first low-power Broadwell chips will hit the market in limited quantities before the end of the year, and that those processors will be intended for premium tablet- and hybrid-style devices, strongly implying that next-generation chips bound for Apple's popular MacBook Pro lineup won't be available until 2015 at the earliest.

New, lighter BrydgeAir keyboard aims to bring laptop functionality to Apple's iPad Air

08/11/2014, 12:21:52 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Popular iPad keyboard maker Brydge is now accepting preorders for a new model designed specifically for Apple's iPad Air, bringing not only physical backlit keys, but also upgraded stereo speakers and a lighter aluminum design.

Apple references unannounced 'mid-2014' Mac mini in Support Pages document

07/29/2014, 05:10:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In an update to a support document regarding Boot Camp compatibility on Monday, Apple added reference to an as-yet-unannounced "mid-2014" Mac mini, suggesting the company is -- or was -- planning a long overdue refresh of its smallest desktop offering.

Apple's focus on value in 2014 has sent Mac sales surging

07/29/2014, 01:29:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Hardware updates to the Mac lineup thus far in 2014 have been generally unexciting, and yet Apple has still achieved record sales this year, as consumers are seeing plenty to like about the company's newest and more affordable computers.

Apple's legacy MacBook Pro with CD/DVD SuperDrive lives on with $100 price cut

07/29/2014, 08:01:48 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Though it lacks a Retina display and features a thicker, heavier design, spinning hard drive, and a CD/DVD SuperDrive, Apple's legacy MacBook Pro survived the company's latest round of updates on Tuesday, and was even given a $100 price cut to $1,099.

New MacBook Pros with 16GB RAM standard & faster CPUs rumored to launch Tuesday

07/28/2014, 08:09:47 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's MacBook Pro lineup, in both the 13- and 15-inch varieties, is now rumored to receive an update on Tuesday, following a leak that suggested all 15-inch models will come standard with 16 gigabytes of RAM.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2014 conference call

07/22/2014, 05:05:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday fell just short of Wall Street expectations for its third fiscal quarter of 2014 amid disappointing results for the iPhone and iPad, though the Mac continued to outpace the PC market. Following the announcements, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.

Intel rolls out faster Haswell CPUs possibly bound for MacBook Pro refresh

07/21/2014, 07:34:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Intel on Sunday released a batch of new Core i5 and Core i7 Haswell processors for high-end laptops like Apple's MacBook Pro, each boasting the usual speed bumps when compared to prior versions.

Teardown of Apple's low-end iMac reveals non-upgradeable soldered RAM

06/18/2014, 08:28:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Hours after Apple released its low-cost 21.5-inch iMac on Wednesday, a teardown of the all-in-one desktop reveals users will be unable to easily upgrade system memory as the compute's RAM modules are soldered onto the logic board.

With dearth of major chip upgrades from Intel, Apple opts for cheaper Macs in 2014

06/18/2014, 09:50:09 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple fans hoping for significant Mac upgrades have been disappointed thus far in 2014, thanks in part to a lack of next-generation chips from Intel. That trend continued on Wednesday with the launch of a new low-end iMac that's focused on price rather than specs.