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

02/23/2011, 04:02 pm

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.

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Next-gen MacBook Pro photos reveal Apple's high-speed 'Thunderbolt' port [u]

02/23/2011, 07:02 am

Apple's implementation of Intel's Light Peak technology could be dubbed "Thunderbolt," according to new pictures that claim to show the new 13-inch MacBook Pro hardware and box [updated with photo of English box].

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Apple cofounded effort to design and build $2 billion New Stanford Hospital

02/21/2011, 09:02 pm

This month, Apple joined eBay, HP, Intel, Intuit and Oracle in an "unprecedented" joint philanthropic effort to help Stanford Medical Center build a new $2 billion hospital, designed to use the latest technology available in ways mirroring the innovation of Silicon Valley tech companies.

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Apple to announce new high-speed connector for Macs, report claims

02/20/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple is on the verge of introducing a new high-speed connection to some of its Mac computing lines, according to report that speculates the announcement could accompany revised MacBook Pros expected as early as next week.

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Apple gearing up for major product launch as early as next week - sources

02/18/2011, 02:02 pm

With inventory of its existing MacBook Pro notebooks becoming increasingly constrained with each passing day, Apple may be evaluating the possibility of launching revised models before month's end, AppleInsider has learned.

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Unaffected by Intel chip issues, Apple increases notebook orders - report

02/16/2011, 07:02 am

Shipments of notebooks reached Apple's expectations in January, and the MacBook maker plans to increase its orders for the first quarter of calendar 2011, providing further evidence that the company is largely unaffected by an Intel chipset design error, according to a new report.

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Apple's new MacBook Pros in production, due by early March - sources

02/15/2011, 08:02 pm

The first major overhaul to Apple's MacBook Pro line in nearly a year is on the cusp of fruition, with production actively underway and volume shipments to begin as early as the first week of March, AppleInsider has been told.

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Source: Intel error pinches Apple's MacBook Pro updates but delays minor

02/11/2011, 11:02 pm

A widely publicized chip design error on Intel's part has disrupted Apple's plans for its next-generation MacBook Pro models, but the impact will be largely immaterial to both the company's bottom line and its customers, AppleInsider has been told.

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Apple rumored to update MacBook Air with Intel's Sandy Bridge CPU in June

02/11/2011, 11:02 am

Apple plans to update its recently redesigned MacBook Air line of thin-and-light notebooks with Intel's latest-generation Sandy Bridge processor in June, according to a new report.

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Apple doubling orders for 'hot-selling' Macbook models, suppliers say

02/10/2011, 11:02 pm

Apple's Asian manufacturing partners have seen orders for popular Macbook models as much as double, while shipments of notebooks to other brand-name vendors have failed to meet expectations, a new report claims.

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Intel resumes shipment of chipsets for systems not affected by design issue

02/08/2011, 07:02 am

Intel has resumed shipments of Series 6 chipsets for Sandy Bridge-powered PC system configurations not impacted by a recently disclosed design flaw, though systems that are affected by the error must wait for new parts to begin shipping in mid-February.

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ARM posts record profits with help from Apple's iPhone, iPad successes

02/01/2011, 09:02 pm

Bolstered by record sales of Apple's iPhone and iPad, chip designer ARM Holdings announced its highest ever annual revenue and earnings Tuesday.

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Intel error also affects mobile, could delay Apple's next-gen MacBook Pros

02/01/2011, 02:02 pm

Intel's chipset troubles for its new Sandy Bridge processors affect both desktop and mobile machines, AppleInsider has learned, placing into question the timing of updates to both Apple's MacBook Pro line of notebooks and iMac desktops.

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Intel admits design error in chipset likely bound for Apple's next iMacs

01/31/2011, 01:01 pm

Intel said Monday that it has identified and corrected a design error in the chipset that supports its latest Sandy Bridge Core processors, potentially impacting the roll-out schedule of several mainstream desktop designs like Apple's next-generation iMacs.

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Apple doubles awarded patents, reaching 563 in 2010

01/11/2011, 08:01 am

Apple was awarded 563 patents in 2010, making it the No. 46 global company in terms of inventions recognized by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last year.

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Intel and NVIDIA settle patent dispute with 6-year $1.5B deal

01/10/2011, 11:01 pm

Intel and NVIDIA have announced a six-year $1.5 billion cross-licensing agreement that resolves a lengthy patent dispute between the two companies and could lead to close integration of NVIDIA GPUs with Intel's processors.

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Briefly: Apple shareholder proposal, VLC app removed, Intel tablets

01/07/2011, 11:01 pm

Apple is opposing a shareholder proposal advocating a CEO succession plan for the company, while the VLC media player iOS app has reportedly been removed from the App Store over a licensing disagreement. Meanwhile, an Intel executive has revealed that his company tried unsuccessfully for a long time to get Microsoft to build a tablet operating system.

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Apple's Mac OS X hacked to run on Intel's new Sandy Bridge processors

01/05/2011, 09:01 am

Before Intel formally unveils its next-generation of processors, likely to officially find their way into Apple's line of Macs in the future, hackers have managed to run Apple's Mac OSX on the new Sandy Bridge CPU hardware.

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Apple to expand CPU design group beyond iPad A4

12/31/2010, 01:12 pm

Apple is seeking to hire engineers to design a new CPU micro-architecture, expanding upon its acquisitions of two fabless chip design companies and the release of its new A4 application processor used in the iPad and iPhone 4.

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Redesigned MacBook Pro, iMac may come in first half of 2011

12/15/2010, 11:12 pm

A new report out of the Far East claims Apple plans to launch redesigned MacBook Pro and iMac models in the first half of 2011.

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