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Ultrabook makers fear design patent lawsuits from Apple - report

07/09/2012, 01:07 pm

PC makers are said to be "facing threats from Apple" over Ultrabook designs that resemble the ultraportable MacBook Air.

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Supply of Apple's 27" iMac drying up as Ivy Bridge upgrade awaits

07/04/2012, 01:07 pm

With the last iMac update having arrived more than a year ago, third-party resellers are now starting to see limited availability of Apple's big-screen 27-inch desktop Mac.

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PC makers hope Apple's iPad is delaying, not replacing notebook purchases

06/22/2012, 11:06 am

Notebook manufacturers are hopeful that the recent debut of Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, as well as the forthcoming launch of Windows 8, will boost laptop sales and counter the effect of Apple's iPad.

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Apple updates MacBook Pro with Ivy Bridge CPUs and Nvidia graphics

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

The legacy MacBook Pro lineup was given a refresh on Monday, as Apple unveiled updated notebooks featuring Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors, as well as dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT 650M graphics on the 15-inch model.

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Apple unveils new MacBook Air with up to 2.0GHz CPUs, 512GB storage

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

Apple's thin-and-light MacBook Air lineup was given a refresh on Monday, with new models featuring Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors, and configurations running up to 2.0GHz in speed with a Core i7 processor and 512 gigabytes of flash storage.

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Inside Apple's rumored 'new MacBook' vs. updated MacBook Pro

06/08/2012, 11:06 am

The rumored introduction of a "new MacBook" series alongside refreshed MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineups next week presents some interesting possibilities for the future of the Mac. AppleInsider takes a closer look at where Apple could be headed next.

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New Mac Pros rumored with 8-core Xeon E5 CPUs, Thunderbolt & USB 3.0

06/07/2012, 08:06 am

Apple's anticipated Mac Pro update will feature Intel Xeon E5 series processors with either six or eight cores, as well as native support for USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt.

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New Ultrabooks still viewed as 'too pricey' next to Apple's MacBook Air

06/06/2012, 09:06 am

The latest batch of Windows-based Ultrabook PCs will not undercut Apple's ultraportable MacBook Air enough on price to win away most consumers, according to a new analysis.

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Purported 13" MacBook Pro specs show USB 3.0, Ivy Bridge, no Retina display

06/05/2012, 07:06 am

An image claiming to show specifications for an unreleased 13-inch MacBook Pro shows it equipped with an Ivy Bridge processor and USB 3.0 ports, but without a high-resolution Retina display.

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Intel launches new low-voltage Ivy Bridge CPUs suited for MacBook Air

05/31/2012, 02:05 pm

Intel on Thursday announced 14 new Ivy Bridge processors, four of which are ultra-low voltage chips that could find their way into Apple's updated MacBook Air lineup.

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Apple expected to spend $27 billion on semiconductors in 2012

05/22/2012, 10:05 pm

A new analysis expects Apple to remain the the world's biggest chip buyer this year, projecting $27 billion worth of semiconductor purchases from the company in 2012.

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Apple remains most valuable global brand with 19% growth to $183 billion

05/22/2012, 04:05 am

A new survey again placed Apple as the world's most valuable brand, even as nearly half of the top 100 global brands, including rivals Google and Microsoft, lost value over the past year.

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Apple's next iMacs also rumored to receive Retina display upgrade

05/15/2012, 10:05 am

In addition to the MacBook Pro lineup, Apple's next-generation iMac desktops are also rumored to receive a new high-resolution Retina display.

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Genesys tapped to supply USB 3.0 chips for Apple's MacBook Air

05/14/2012, 08:05 am

In a sign that Apple plans to adopt USB 3.0 in addition to Thunderbolt on its MacBook lineup, the company is said to have inked a deal with Genesys Logic for USB 3.0 card reader controller chips.

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Suppliers gearing up for launch of Apple's new MacBooks in June - report

05/14/2012, 08:05 am

Apple's long-awaited update to its MacBook lineup will be announced by the company in June, when suppliers are currently preparing for their shipments to significantly rise, according to a new report.

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Benchmarks hint at next-gen Ivy Bridge MacBook Pro, iMac

05/14/2012, 05:05 am

Geekbench benchmarks that appear to be from unreleased versions of Apple's MacBook Pro and iMac computers have surfaced online and serve as compelling evidence of upcoming upgrades from the company.

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Intel looks to build ultra-efficient mobile chips Apple 'can't ignore'

05/12/2012, 01:05 am

Computing giant Intel is once again looking to gain ground in the mobile device market currently dominated by low-power ARM-based processors, saying that it plans to ply its substantial faculties toward currying favor with major player Apple.

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HP exec: 'Apple may like to think they own silver, but they don't'

05/09/2012, 12:05 pm

When asked about similarities between the design of HP's new Ultrabook and Apple's MacBook Air, an HP executive dismissed concerns that Apple could sue.

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Intel launches next-gen Ivy Bridge processors with 3D transistors

04/23/2012, 03:04 am

Intel has officially launched the first wave of its Ivy Bridge processors with a new tri-gate transistor technology, touting the new chips as the "world's first 22 nanometer product."

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Judge refuses to dismiss staff poaching suit against Apple, Pixar, Google

04/19/2012, 03:04 pm

Apple and a number of other technology and entertainment companies, including Google and Pixar, continue to face the prospect of a class-action antitrust suit over an anti-poaching agreement.

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