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Intel CEO says next-gen 'Broadwell' CPUs will launch by end of 2014

05/19/2014, 08:05 am

Whether or not they power any of Apple's 2014 Mac lineup, Intel's next-generation chips dubbed "Broadwell" will arrive in PCs this holiday season, the company's CEO has promised.

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Apple remains mum as complaints mount over 2011 MacBook Pro GPU failures

05/13/2014, 07:05 pm

With an increasing number of early-2011 MacBook Pros suffering from what appears to be similar issues relating to built-in discrete AMD video cards, owners are now calling for a replacement program.

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Deals: 22 new MacBook Airs & MacBook Pro models in stock at lowest prices anywhere

05/12/2014, 11:05 pm

Nearly two dozen configurations of Apple's new 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs are now in stock and available to ship from Apple's reseller channel at the lowest prices anywhere, with tax savings to boot. Meanwhile, another two dozen MacBook Pro configurations -- some with fresh price drops -- are also now available with the same cost-saving benefits, as are a few remaining Air closeouts starting at just $780.

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MacBook Air refresh delivers most affordable mass-market notebooks in Apple history

04/29/2014, 08:04 am

While Apple's MacBook Air update was issued on Tuesday with little fanfare, the refreshed machines represent something of a milestone for the company, which is now offering a mass-market $899 notebook for the first time ever. AppleInsider offers a brief history of Mac notebook pricing, from the very first Macintosh Portable until today.

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G-Technology to ship Thunderbolt 2 'Studio Series' RAID arrays in mid-May, up to 24TB

04/16/2014, 08:04 pm

The latest entry in a growing selection of Thunderbolt 2 capable storage solutions, G-Technology's G-SPEED Studio and G-RAID Studio RAID arrays incorporate high-capacity 6TB HDDs and ultra-fast I/O into small chassis designs.

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Deals: limited time offers knock 3 MacBooks down to $999 or less

04/10/2014, 05:04 pm

A series of promotions this week have temporarily cut the cost of owning a new MacBook to sub-$1000 levels, with over a half dozen MacBook Airs available at an instant $100 discount and no tax in most states, while 13-inch MacBook Pros with CD/DVD iare being sold for $969.99.

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Review: Sharp's 32" 4K display is a high-performance workhorse made for Apple's Mac Pro

03/23/2014, 03:03 am

Apple has made clear its intent to support ultra high-resolution displays with the latest Mac and OS X products, but without a 4K display of its own (yet) the company sells only one UHD monitor as a go-along with its flagship Mac Pro: Sharp's PN-K321.

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Rumor: Apple prepping 12" MacBook without fan, mechanical trackpad button

03/21/2014, 09:03 pm

Rumors from the Far East on Friday claim Apple will soon refresh its MacBook Air lineup and may introduce a slimmed-down 12-inch fan-less version with a new trackpad design that does away with the current mechanical click button component.

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Rumor: Apple to phase out last non-Retina MacBooks with CD/DVD drive this year

03/05/2014, 08:03 am

Apple's remaining low-end 13-inch MacBook Pro model, which features a thicker legacy design and continues to sport an internal optical drive, may finally be on the way out this year, if the latest supply chain rumors are to be believed.

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Deals: Lowest prices ever on 3 custom configured Haswell MacBook Pro Retinas

03/03/2014, 07:03 pm

Apple authorized reseller and B&H Photo this week is offering users of our Price Guides between $150 and $255 off a handful of well-equipped 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina deals. In each case, the final price is the lowest we've ever seen for these current, Haswell-based models and includes free shipping and no tax on orders outside New York.

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Review: Corning's Thunderbolt Optical Cable

02/16/2014, 08:02 am

Already in its second generation, the Thunderbolt I/O protocol has been around for three years, but only recently did manufacturers begin production of optical cables to deliver the tentpole feature of long-distance data transfer. AppleInsider was able to test out this highly anticipated addition with Corning's 10m all-optical Thunderbolt cable solution.

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Apple says turning off Bluetooth may improve AirPlay Mirroring on latest Macs

02/05/2014, 01:02 pm

Apple said it's aware of an issue where its latest professional Macs may experience AirPlay Mirroring jitters when connected to certain wireless networks and recommended a temporary fix.

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Review: Promise Pegasus2 Thunderbolt 2 RAID array for Apple's latest professional Macs

02/04/2014, 09:02 am

Promise Technology's Pegasus2 RAID storage solution was one of the first products to sport the latest Thunderbolt 2 , offering blazingly fast read/write speeds for data-intensive operations.

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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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NPD: Chromebook sales outperform MacBooks in commercial sector as iPad loses ground

12/29/2013, 08:12 pm

According to a recent NPD report, Apple hardware took a hit in commercial sales during 2013 while Google's platforms rallied; the largest gainer being Chromebook, which outsold MacBooks five to one.

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Best Buy drops prices on Apple's MacBook Pros with Retina display for 1-day gifting event

12/15/2013, 10:12 am

Best Buy on Sunday announced that it is cutting prices on Apple's entire lineup of MacBook Pros with Retina display as part of its 24 hour Holiday Gifting Sale. [Update: B&H has matched Best Buy's pricing]

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Deals: $120-$270 off MacBook Pros with CD/DVD drive; up to $570 off Retina closeout models

12/14/2013, 10:12 am

Readers in the market for one of Apple's MacBook Pro models with a built-in CD/DVD drive can save up to $270 this weekend from one of the company's authorized resellers, who has similarly discounted last year's 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina models by up to $570.

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Lowest Prices Anywhere: 11" MacBook Air for $729; loaded 13" MacBook Pro Retina for $1,650

12/08/2013, 07:12 am

While cyber week sales on Apple products have wound down from the steep discount levels seen this time last week, a new batch Ivy-Bridge MacBook Airs and MacBook Pro Retinas are in the process of being restocked at one of the company's largest resellers and are being offered to AppleInsider readers at the lowest prices anywhere.

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How to find the lowest prices on Apple's Macs this Black Friday [u]

11/29/2013, 11:11 pm

With Apple's online store only offering Gift Card incentives on Macs this Black Friday and power-sellers like Best Buy and Amazon running out of the most popular models days ago, the lowest prices on Macs that are actually in stock for shipping continue to come from a handful of the company's independent resellers. Our real-time price guides make it easy to find the Mac you want at the lowest possible price.

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