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Topic: Current Hardware

Deals: $100 off new MacBook Airs & Mac Pros; up to $770 off Retina MacBook Pros

01/31/2014, 05:01 pm

A fresh wave of price drops and 2-day sales on Apple's Mac product family this friday are further sweetened by exclusive offers already granted to AI readers, yielding some of the lowest prices seen this year on MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, iMacs and Mac Pros.

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Owners of 2011 MacBook Pros report critical GPU failures, system crashes

01/16/2014, 07:01 pm

It appears a number of early-2011 MacBook Pro models with discrete AMD GPUs are seeing issues with system crashes and hardware failures, with reports of problems escalating in recent weeks.

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Apple's domestic Mac sales surge 28.5% as overall PC market shrinks 7.5% [u]

01/09/2014, 04:01 pm

U.S. Mac sales spiked 28.5 percent year over year in the just-concluded fourth quarter of calendar 2013, according to the latest figures from Gartner, giving Apple a 13.7 percent share of its home market while the rest of the industry continues to struggle.

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Review: Apple's redesigned late 2013 Mac Pro

01/09/2014, 10:01 am

After years of waiting, pro users finally get a completely revamped Mac designed specifically to suit their needs, complete with bespoke chassis, high-powered internals and a price tag to match.

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Want one of Apple's new Mac Pros now? Best Buy says it has a few in stock [u]

01/04/2014, 12:01 pm

While Apple's new American-mac Mac Pro desktop is backordered on the company's retail store until at least February, one of its brick-and-mortar retail partners says it currently shipping out a limited supply of both standard retail configurations. [Update: all have sold out]

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New Mac Pro's processor reportedly user-upgradeable

01/03/2014, 04:01 pm

Following its teardown of Apple's new Mac Pro, Other World Computing has supposedly confirmed the cylindrical desktop's processor is user-upgradeable, meaning owners may have the option to keep their machine up to date as new CPUs hit the market.

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Apple touts energy, material efficiency in Mac Pro environmental report

01/02/2014, 04:01 pm

Apple on Thursday released an environmental impact report regarding the company's latest Mac Pro desktop, noting the cylindrical machine uses 74 percent less aluminum than its predecessor, while keeping greenhouse gas emissions low.

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Apple not expecting new Mac Pro to be available in-store until at least March

01/02/2014, 04:01 pm

Production of Apple's new professional desktop is said to be heavily constrained, with representatives indicating that the company's retail stores will not stock the machine until at least March.

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Mac Pro teardown finds easy disassembly, great potential for repairs & upgrades

12/31/2013, 10:12 am

Another dissection of Apple's new cylindrical Mac Pro has once again discovered that despite its unique design, the parts inside the desktop can be easily accessed, repaired or upgraded if need be.

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Teardown of Apple's new Mac Pro reveals socketed, removable Intel CPU

12/27/2013, 02:12 pm

Hardware enthusiasts will likely be pleased to know that the processor powering Apple's new Mac Pro desktop appears removable, meaning that future upgrades of the CPU could be possible.

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Apple's first new Mac Pro shipments arrive early for Christmas Eve

12/25/2013, 01:12 pm

The first customers who ordered Apple's distinctive new Mac Pro workstation system have started receiving their orders in time for unwrapping on Christmas.

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Apple's new Mac Pro a better value than the sum of its parts

12/24/2013, 12:12 pm

The first indication that Apple's sleek, cylindrical Mac Pro is meant for professionals --other than its name --is its high cost. AppleInsider assembled a comparable Windows-based system to see just how much value Apple squeezed into its new desktop.

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First wave of Mac Pros begin shipping for Dec. 30 delivery

12/23/2013, 05:12 pm

Apple on Monday began shipments of its newly redesigned Mac Pro to those who ordered the desktop in the first minutes of availability, with a delivery deadline just squeaking by a self-imposed December deadline.

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Apple squashes bugs in first update for new Mac Pro

12/19/2013, 03:12 pm

Though the first orders won't be arriving for a few weeks, owners of the new Mac Pro will have an update to install once they get their new desktop out of the box, as Apple has already prepared a firmware fix for the late 2013 model.

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Apple reinforces commitment to professionals with nearly 200 US-built Mac Pro configurations

12/19/2013, 02:12 pm

While Apple has made efforts in recent years to pare down its product options in an effort to simplify choices for consumers, the company's new Mac Pro desktop comes in nearly 200 potential configurations, giving professional users the ability to build a system that's right for them.

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Standard Mac Pro configurations now ship from Apple in February

12/19/2013, 11:12 am

Apple quickly sold out of its initial allotment of Mac Pro inventory when preorders began on Thursday, as new orders are now scheduled to ship in February.

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Apple begins taking pre-orders for redesigned, American-made Mac Pro

12/19/2013, 02:12 am

As promised, Apple on Thursday initiated sales of its highly-anticipated Mac Pro desktop, with some orders placed through the company's digital storefront shipping by Dec. 30. Supplies appear extremely limited out of the gate, however, with custom configured models showing delivery dates into February.

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Researchers find way to activate iSight cameras without alerting users

12/18/2013, 05:12 pm

Security researchers at Johns Hopkins University have demonstrated a unique new attack that can force the iSight cameras in legacy MacBook and iMac models to capture images without turning on the camera's accompanying LED.

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Apple's new cylindrical Mac Pro desktop arrives Thursday starting at $2,999

12/18/2013, 08:12 am

Apple's much anticipated new high-end Mac Pro desktop, in a completely new and unique cylindrical design completely manufactured in America, will become available to order starting Thursday at an entry price of $2,999.

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Best Buy & B&H cut $100 off Apple's MacBook Airs, $160 off iMacs in final holiday sale

12/17/2013, 02:12 pm

A pair of final Apple holiday sales from the company's retail partners have have knocked $100 off MacBook Airs ($899-$1199) and $160 off iMacs ($1,139-$1,839.99) while also discounting previous generation models by up to $499.

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