Get the lowest prices anywhere on Macs & iPads: Apple Price Guides updated Dec 25th (exclusive coupons)

Topic: Current Hardware

Apple's Mac EFI found vulnerable to bootkit attack via rogue Thunderbolt devices

12/22/2014, 02:12 pm

At next week's Chaos Communication Congress in Germany, a researcher will demonstrate a method in which a malicious actor could use a specially-crafted Thunderbolt device to inject a bootkit -- which could survive nearly any attempt to remove it --into the EFI boot ROM of any Mac with a Thunderbolt port.

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How to find the lowest prices on Apple's Macs and iPads this Black Friday

11/28/2014, 08:11 am

While Apple has again chosen to forgo offering discounts on its products this Black Friday in favor of offering iTunes Gift Cards, many Apple Authorized Resellers and big-box retailers are competing aggressively for the business of Apple shoppers. Here's how to quickly and easily find the lowest prices anywhere on your iPad or Mac of choice.

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Last call: 18 hours left to get the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's MacBooks with coupons

10/22/2014, 01:10 am

Exclusive 3% discount coupons from MacMall that offer AppleInsider readers additional discounts -- and the lowest prices anywhere -- on Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pros will expire for the year in less than 18 hours.

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Deals: Final days to get the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros with exclusive coupons

11/15/2014, 12:11 am

Exclusive 3% discount coupons from MacMall that offer AppleInsider readers the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pros will expire for the year in less than a week. Meanwhile, readers in the market for Mac desktops still have time to take advantage of another exclusive that offers $50-$100 discounts of iMac 5Ks and Mac Pros, with free AppleCare thrown in on each order.

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Review: Apple's 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display

11/10/2014, 08:11 am

After years of waiting, Mac faithful can finally purchase an ultra high-resolution display made by Apple that not only mates quality with a competitive price tag, but comes with a capable built-in computer to boot.

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Killer Deal: Free AppleCare with all iMac 5Ks & Mac Pros plus $50-$275 instant discounts, tax savings

11/08/2014, 08:11 am

As Black Friday inches closer, AI continues to teamed up with Apple's Authorized Resellers to help readers avoid the inevitable frenzy by securing their deals ahead of time. In addition to $50 off and free AppleCare with each new iMac 5K, readers looking for Mac Pros this weekend can also take advantage of exclusive bundles that pair free AppleCare with discounts of up to $250 (plus no sales tax collected in 48 states).

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Save $50 on all iMac Retina 5Ks plus get a 3-Year AppleCare Protection Plan for free

10/31/2014, 08:10 am

It's Back: For a limited time, AppleInsider has re-teamed with one of Apple's Authorized Resellers to again offer an instant $50 savings on roughly 4 dozen different configurations of Apple's new iMac with Retina 5K display, each of which also comes with a free 3-Year AppleCare Protection Plan (and no tax in 48 states).

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Killer Deals: $150 off iMac Retina 5K, $350 off Mac Pro, $40 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini 3, up to $268 off HP Printers

10/30/2014, 04:10 pm

For an extremely limited time, AI readers can take advantage of some truly killer -- and previously unseen -- deals including $150 off the just-introduced iMac with Retina 5K display, $350 off the entry Mac Pro, $150 off a 13-inch MacBook Pro and 3% off all other MacBooks. There's also a handful discounts on new iPads, iTunes Gift Cards, and coupons for up to $268 off HP printers.

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Apple hit with class-action lawsuit over 2011 MacBook Pro graphics failures

10/28/2014, 01:10 pm

A long-running issue with owners of Apple's 2011 series of MacBook Pros has resulted in a class-action lawsuit, seeking compensation for apparent graphics card failures experienced by customers.

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Teardown of 27" Retina iMac reveals identical parts, construction as last-gen model

10/17/2014, 08:10 pm

The team at iFixit recently completed a teardown of Apple's new iMac with 5K Retina display and found the all-in-one to be nearly identical to previous models, save for the ultra high-resolution screen.

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Apple's new Mac mini lacks user-replaceable memory

10/17/2014, 08:10 pm

An early assessment of Apple's late-2014 Mac mini found that the headless desktop does not come with user-replaceable RAM, but does include user-serviceable hard drives.

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Apple discontinues Mac mini server, limits storage options with latest hardware refresh

10/16/2014, 07:10 pm

With Thursday's Mac mini refresh, the addition of new processors and a lower cost of entry seemingly comes at a price, as Apple no longer offers storage expansion options beyond 1TB and has axed the server model altogether.

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First look: Eyes-on with the new iMac's super-resolution 5K Retina display

10/16/2014, 03:10 pm

Apple's all-in-one desktop received a major upgrade on Thursday with the unveiling of the new iMac, featuring an ultra-high-resolution 5K Retina display that will be a major selling point for professional users working with high-resolution images.

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Apple's Mac mini receives long-awaited update with 4th-gen Intel CPUs, price cut to $499

10/16/2014, 02:10 pm

Apple's tiny, affordable Mac mini desktop received a hardware refresh and an accompanying price cut on Thursday, featuring 4th-generation Intel Core processors and 802.11ac Wi-Fi, starting at $499.

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Apple announces 27-inch iMac with Retina display, 5,120-by-2,880 pixel resolution

10/16/2014, 02:10 pm

Apple on Thursday revealed the "next step" in Retina display technology by packing what it calls the "world's highest resolution display" into its popular all-in-one desktop.

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IDC miscounts Macs again, awards Apple fifth place in global PC sales one year too late

10/09/2014, 08:10 am

IDC doesn't like counting iPads among its global PC figures, but it doesn't seem to like counting Macs either, given its back-to-back quarterly undercounting of Apple's computer sales.

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

10/08/2014, 04:10 pm

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.

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Last Call: Up to $600 off Macs & $750 off Macs with AppleCare, with free $25 iTunes Gift Card and no tax in 48 states

10/08/2014, 11:10 am

For twelve days only, AppleInsider has teamed up with sponsor and Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama to offer a number of steep discounts on Macs and Macs bundled with 3-Years of AppleCare Protection, all of which also come with a free iTunes 25 Gift Card and no sales tax in 48 of 50 states. [Expires Monday, Oct. 20th]

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Deals: 25% off Otterbox iPhone 6 cases, $799 & $899 MacBook Airs, $100-$400 off 2014 MacBook Pros

10/04/2014, 01:10 pm

Discount coupons for an extra 3% off all MacBooks are joined for a few days by $25% off coupons on Otterbox iPhone 6 cases. Meanwhile, the $799 (11-inch) and $899 (13-inch) MacBook Airs have returned in a price match sale that students can use to their advantage to snag the same models for $699 & $799 at Best Buy.

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Apple's Macs rack up more than 1/4 of back-to-school PC sales in 2014

09/24/2014, 09:09 am

The Mac's share of the lucrative back-to-school shopping season continued its upward trajectory this year, as data released on Wednesday indicates that some 26.8 percent of the personal computers sold in the U.S. between Independence Day and Labor Day bore Apple's logo.

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