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Topic: Mac

Adobe sees 45% sales growth for Mac video tools after Final Cut Pro X exodus

09/08/2011, 01:09 am

Adobe announced 45 percent growth year over year for its video creation tools on the Mac on Thursday, driven in part by switchers dissatisfied with Apple's controversial Final Cut Pro X.

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HP kills webOS, spins off PC business to focus on software

08/18/2011, 02:08 pm

Hewlett Packard, the world's largest PC maker, has announced plans to spin off its PC business and scrap its recently acquired webOS smartphone and TouchPad tablet business to focus on software and services.

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Apple continues growth while PC makers see sharp decline in Europe

08/18/2011, 12:08 am

New PC shipment data for Western Europe reveals that Apple was the only one of the top five vendors to grow in the second quarter as the region's PC shipments declined 19 percent.

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Apple offers buyback program for old iPhone, iPad, Macs

08/09/2011, 07:08 pm

Apple has enhanced its recycling program to add a new "reuse" option that pays owners of existing iPhones, iPads, Mac or PC desktop or notebook computers a fair market value for their old equipment, paid via an Apple Gift Card.

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Inside iCloud: Apple's new Documents & Data cloud service

08/06/2011, 12:08 pm

In place of the simple cloud storage and web hosting services in today's MobileMe, including iDisk, iWeb and Gallery, Apple is preparing an innovative new cloud-based Documents & Data service. Here's how it works.

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Overseas growth driving Mac sales as US consumers hold out for new models

07/12/2011, 08:07 pm

Apple is expected to report more than 22 percent growth in Mac shipments when it announces its quarterly earnings next week, driven by growth overseas, which will compensate for dampened sales in the U.S. in June.

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Apple's back-to-school promo clobbering Microsoft's efforts

07/08/2011, 10:07 pm

In spite of initial skepticism from industry watchers, Apple’s annual Back to School promotion is off to a strong start, pushing a fourfold increase in Mac sales over that of Windows PCs by college students in some circles.

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Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables face recall over licensing issues

07/08/2011, 08:07 pm

HDMI Org, the group that oversees HDMI specifications, has deemed Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables outside of its standard and will not allow them to be sold.

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Google gave original Mac designer free rein on new Google+ UI [u]

06/28/2011, 09:06 pm

Google's new Google+ social networking project departs from the company's usually spartan interfaces with an animated UI designed by original Apple Macintosh team member Andy Hertzfeld.

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Intel lists new Sandy Bridge CPUs aimed at MacBook Air

06/20/2011, 03:06 pm

Intel has added three new high efficiency Sandy Bridge CPUs to its product catalog, likely representing the chips Apple will use in its next refresh of the light and thin MacBook Air.

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ITC agrees to partial review of Nokia case against Apple

05/26/2011, 10:05 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Thursday that it will conduct a review of two of Nokia's patents in an infringement case against Apple, while dropping the remaining three from the investigation.

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Mac sales up 25% in Americas, 76% in Asia

04/21/2011, 06:04 pm

While the bulk of attention in Apple's earnings was focused on iPhone sales, Apple also experienced dramatic growth in Macs, despite slow PC sales globally and a shrinking market for PCs in the US.

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JP Morgan: Apple's 2Q 2011 revenue estimate raised to $24.42 billion

04/15/2011, 02:04 am

Ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings call on Apr. 20, investment bank J.P. Morgan has raised its projections of Apple's earnings through 2012 in expectation of continued growth from the iPhone and iPad.

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ITC rules Apple did not infringe five Nokia patents

03/25/2011, 04:03 pm

In the latest round of patent battles in the smartphone arena, an International Trade Commission judge has ruled that Apple did not infringe five patents belonging to Nokia.

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Intel details Thunderbolt, says Apple has full year head start

02/24/2011, 04:02 pm

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.

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First Look: Inside Apple's fast new Thunderbolt port on MacBook Pros

02/24/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple has introduced the first implementation of Intel's new Thunderbolt technology for high speed communications, aimed at providing a very fast new data connection for mobile professionals.

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Apple products appeared in 30% of all top movies in 2010

02/22/2011, 02:02 pm

Apple product placements appeared 30 percent of the top films of 2010, more than any other brand, including Nike, Chevrolet and Ford, which all tied for second place with placement in 24 percent of the top movies.

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Apple denies claim that Sony Reader, Kindle in danger on iOS App Store

02/01/2011, 01:02 pm

Apple issued a surprisingly timely response to a claim made by the New York Times that suggested the company might bar iOS apps that sell content outside of Apple's software market within iTunes.

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Apple slipping, but still leads Dell and HP in tech support satisfaction

01/27/2011, 02:01 pm

Apple's lead over HP and Dell in customer service satisfaction rankings has narrowed over the last year, but its customers still reported fewer nuisance issues and greater satisfaction by a significant margin.

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Apple iPad sales slamming hard drive makers

01/20/2011, 04:01 pm

The outlook for hard drive manufacturers is getting jolted by the popularity of Apple's iPad as the market wakes up to the reality that a significant segment of personal computers will no longer user mechanical hard drives.

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