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Apple switches from AMD to NVIDIA with next-generation MacBook Pro

06/12/2012, 12:05:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

With the announcement of its next-generation MacBook Pro at WWDC on Monday, Apple showed its intent to move away from discrete AMD Radeon video cards to new Kepler-based silicon from NVIDIA.

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.

Wowed Wall Street watchers raise forecasts after Apple's 'perfect' $46B quarter

01/25/2012, 09:12:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Analysts on Wall Street were blown away by Apple's blistering holiday 2011 quarter, and promptly revised their estimates even higher following the news.

Reacting to Apple at CES 2012 part one: Intel's Ultrabooks

01/14/2012, 01:02:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Without even making an official appearance at CES as an exhibitor, Apple has become an invisible hand directing the show and what the company's competitors choose to promote as their future strategies. Here's a look at how the industry is chasing Apple at this year's CES.

Apple readying ultra-thin 15-inch MacBook for Q2 2012 release

11/14/2011, 10:31:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

Apple is rumored to have ordered a "small volume" of components for a 15-inch ultra-thin notebook that could appear as early as the second quarter of 2012, a new report claims.

In depth review: Apple's iPhone 4S running iOS 5

10/19/2011, 09:05:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's iPhone 4S, at first glance, seems largely to be a refreshed iPhone 4. It is, but it also is not, thanks to three powerful new features that transform what has been the world's most popular smartphone into a vastly improved new version of itself.

Apple Store taken down overnight for Order Status beautification

07/29/2011, 10:45:00 AM, Posted By Kasper Jade

Apple overnight took its online store offline for roughly three hours as part of an ongoing process to improve the overall customer experience for shoppers wishing to review, manage, cancel, or return their orders, AppleInsider has learned.

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.

Review Roundup: Mainstream press calls Mac OS X Lion 'big leap' into iPad era

07/20/2011, 10:00:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

The first mainstream media reviews of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion have praised the upgrade as a "radical" departure that takes a "big leap" into a modern world of tablets and smartphones.

New Mac mini lacks optical drive as Apple continues to ditch the disc

07/20/2011, 09:40:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

For the first time ever, Apple's new Mac mini models, released on Wednesday, lack an optical drive for CDs or DVDs, as the Mac maker continues to move away from physical formats like discs.

Mac OS X Lion will be available on USB thumb drive for $69 in August

07/20/2011, 08:55:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

For those who want to have their copy of Lion saved on a physical medium, Apple will make the Mac OS X upgrade available on a USB thumb drive through its online store in August, but at a cost more than twice the price of the Mac App Store.

Apple says Mac OS X Lion due soon, invites developers to submit apps

07/11/2011, 07:10:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Monday formally invited developers to begin submitting applications written for Mac OS X Lion its new Mac App Store, promising that a next-generation operating system will be released "soon."

Apple retail plans, sources point to Mac OS X Lion launch next week

07/07/2011, 07:25:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade

Apple late Wednesday evening began advising members of its retail segment of several preparatory measures ahead of an expected launch of its Mac OS X Lion operating system next week, which other partners say will be followed closely by the launch of much-anticipated refreshes to the company's MacBook Air notebook family.

Apple seeds Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Golden Master to developers

07/01/2011, 01:35:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Right on time for its scheduled launch in July, Apple on Friday seeded the Golden Master build of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to developers.

Apple kicks off back-to-school promo: Buy a Mac, get a $100 App Store gift card

06/16/2011, 07:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As expected, Apple on Thursday began its annual back-to-school sale, offering students a $100 Mac App Store gift card along with the purchase of a qualifying Mac.

Apple to sell Mac OS X 10.7 Lion for $29.99 in July only in Mac App Store

06/06/2011, 01:35:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple announced on Monday that Mac OS X 10.7 Lion will be available only in the Mac App Store, and the operating system upgrade will be available for just $29.99.

Apple to release Mac OS X Lion through Mac App Store - sources

05/04/2011, 02:50:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With the release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion this summer, Apple will make the switch to a new kind of digital distribution for its operating system upgrades by releasing the software first through its new Mac App Store, AppleInsider has learned.

Review: Apple's early 2011 Thunderbolt MacBook Pros

03/09/2011, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's revised 13, 15 and 17 inch MacBook Pros deliver Intel's blazing fast new Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 CPUs, new AMD Radeon HD (formerly ATI) dedicated graphics performance on the high end and a new high speed Thunderbolt port, resulting in the fastest notebooks currently available while inheriting the long battery life, the strong, minimalist unibody construction, and the environmentally friendly design of previous year's models.

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.

Apple begins shipping BTO MacBook Pros for delivery by Thursday

02/26/2011, 11:15:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple overnight began shipping the first wave of customer orders for built-to-order versions of its new MacBook Pros, promising delivery by next Thursday.

MacBook Pro rumor roundup: Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, SSD boot drives & more

02/23/2011, 04:25:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With the expected release of Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup on Thursday, onlookers have been inundated with rumored hardware specifications and new features. AppleInsider offers a recap of what's expected in the imminent product refresh slated for tomorrow.

Apple customer survey sparks hope for brawnier MacBook Airs with built-in 3G

02/14/2011, 07:45:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple, a company notorious for relying on its own in-house research rather than the feedback of its customers, began reaching out to select MacBook Air owners this week in a new survey that could help define future versions of the diminutive notebook, posing questions on 3G, data syncing, I/O usage, and the desire for models with more capable computing power.

Rumor: Apple looking to buy developer for new iOS notification system

02/11/2011, 02:10:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple may buy a third-party App Store iPhone developer to help it create a new notification system for a future version of iOS, according to a new rumor.

Apple's secret $3.9B investment could buy 136M iPhone, 60M iPad displays

01/21/2011, 10:25:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The most likely use of Apple's secret $3.9 billion long-term supply investment is for tens of millions of displays for the iPhones and iPads the company plans to sell in the near future, one Wall Street analyst believes.

Toshiba announces MacBook Air solid state drives available for sale

11/08/2010, 08:05:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Toshiba this week announced that its Blade X-gale SSD series -- the same product first introduced in the new MacBook Air -- is now available for mass market sales, potentially bringing up to 256GB of storage to devices like tablets and laptops, and allowing Apple users easier upgrades.