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Topic: MacBook Air

Apple's iPad tops Time's top 10 gadgets of 2010 list

12/10/2010, 08:12 pm

Time magazine awarded Apple four slots on its 2010 top 10 gadgets list, naming the iPad the No. 1 gadget of 2010.

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Apple updates MacBook Air firmware to address display issue

12/08/2010, 09:12 pm

Apple issued a MacBook Air EMI firmware update Wednesday, resolving an issue where the ultra-thin laptop boots or wakes to a black screen or becomes unresponsive.

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Classifying iPad as mobile PC makes Apple No. 3 worldwide manufacturer

12/07/2010, 02:12 pm

If the iPad is categorized as equivalent to a traditional laptop, Apple is the largest mobile PC seller in the U.S., and the third-largest worldwide.

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Apple struggles to meet iPhone 4, iPad, MacBook Air demand in China

12/07/2010, 08:12 am

Apple's hottest products are facing significant demand in China, with the 11-inch MacBook Air, certain versions of the iPad, and the iPhone 4 all facing shortages.

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Apple patents show convertible tablet, MagSafe optical data connector

11/30/2010, 09:11 pm

Patents granted to Apple on Tuesday reveal that the company could be working on a device that converts from standard laptop form to tablet form as well as a magnetic connector that provides both power and an optical data connection.

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Cyber Monday: Apple's sale, $110 off MacBook Airs, Office for $80, Fusion for $18

11/29/2010, 12:11 pm

Apple on Monday kicked off its Cyber Monday sale, leaving much to be desired. Meanwhile, the company's resellers continue push the envelop on Mac pricing, knocking hundreds off of new Macs while lopping another $10 off Office 2011 for Mac and $60 off VMWare Fusion 3.0.

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Apple's 11-inch MacBook Airs 'flying off the shelves' alongside iPad

11/29/2010, 08:11 am

Apple saw a healthy demand for all of its products across the board on Black Friday, but the iPad and new MacBook Air were particularly strong sellers over the weekend, according to financial experts.

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Black Friday Macs: Save up to $130 on MacBook Airs, $150 on MacBooks, $270 on MacBook Pros, $180 on iMacs, $100 on Mac minis and $400 on Mac Pros

11/26/2010, 04:11 am

Apple has launched its Black Friday sale in the US offering $101 off a handful of Macs, though the company's resellers have responded by besting those discounts -- sometimes by more than double -- by offering up to $150 off white MacBooks, $270 off MacBook Pros, $180 off iMacs, $130 off MacBook Airs and $100 off Mac minis.

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Apple posts Black Friday deals [u]

11/25/2010, 06:11 am

Apple's retail store deals for Black Friday have posted in Australia, indicating its discounts in the US will translate to around $100 savings on desktops and notebooks, and $25 to $50 on iPads and iPods.

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Apple resellers launch early Black Friday sales: up to $150 off MacBooks, $270 off MacBook Pros, $180 off iMacs, $100 off MacBook Airs

11/25/2010, 06:11 am

A pair of leading Apple Authorized Resellers launched early Black Friday sales overnight, offering up to $400 off new Macs, including $150 off white MacBooks, up to $270 off MacBook Pros, up to $180 off iMacs, and up to $100 off new Mac minis and MacBook Airs.

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Adobe testing optimized version of Flash for Apple's MacBook Air

11/17/2010, 01:11 pm

Adobe's chief executive revealed this week that his company is currently testing an optimized version of Flash built specifically for Apple's newly released MacBook Air.

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Apple on pace to sell as many as 4.3M Macs over holidays

11/15/2010, 03:11 pm

New retail sales data shows that Mac sales are up 20 percent year over year, putting Apple on pace to sell between 4.1 million and 4.3 million computers over the holidays.

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Consumer Reports declares Apple's new MacBook Air top of class

11/10/2010, 02:11 pm

Consumer Reports, the organization that caused a stir by not recommending Apple's iPhone 4 due to alleged antenna issues, has taken the opposite stance on the new MacBook Air, giving it top honors.

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Briefly: Windows Phone 7 US launch, Mac OS X 10.6.5 beta, Adobe Flash defended

11/09/2010, 02:11 am

Monday's U.S. launch of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 was mixed, with some stores selling out and others selling just a handful of units. Apple has released another Mac OS X 10.6.5 beta, and Adobe's CTO defended Flash battery performance, claiming that the test was flawed and that Apple is inciting "negative campaigning" against Flash.

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Toshiba announces MacBook Air solid state drives available for sale

11/08/2010, 08:11 am

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.

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Flash-converting iPhone Skyfire browser to be released in 'batches'

11/05/2010, 08:11 pm

After initial demand for the Skyfire for iPhone app, a browser that converts Flash videos, overwhelmed the company's servers, Skyfire has announced that it will release the app in 'batches.'

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Dropping Adobe Flash boosts Apple's MacBook Air battery life by 2 hours

11/04/2010, 05:11 pm

Apple has stopped bundling Adobe Flash on new Macs, ostensibly so users could obtain the latest, secure version themselves, but vastly increased battery life seems to be another leading reason.

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Internal Apple memo says software fix for MacBook Air displays coming

11/04/2010, 09:11 am

A memo allegedly leaked from Apple's internal company support system confirms display issues experienced by some owners of the new MacBook Air, and says that an upcoming software update will fix the problems.

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Apple forecast to sell 100M iPhones, 48M iPads in 2011

11/03/2010, 01:11 am

Predicted to grow by "nearly 100 percent" year-over-year, Apple is planning to produce as many as 48 million iPads and 100 million iPhones next year, according to one analyst.

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Some of Apple's new MacBook Airs exhibiting issues with logic board, display

11/02/2010, 08:11 pm

Early adopters of Apple's new MacBook Air are reporting a variety of issues, including faulty logic boards, display issues and kernel panics, after two weeks of usage.

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