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Topic: Current Hardware

LaCie intros Portable SSD with 10Gbps USB-C, storage up to 2TB

11/07/2018, 12:11 pm

LaCie on Wednesday announced its new Portable SSD, an external drive intended for people working in video, photography, and other media-intensive fields.

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Apple will likely be unaffected by the federal election results, but inside California is a different story

11/07/2018, 09:11 am

Democrats gained control of the House of Representatives, meaning divided government and changes in how Washington works -- and AppleInsider takes a look at possible implications for Apple's initiatives in Washington D.C., and on a more local level how the company may have to spend in its home state.

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Mac mini 2018 Review: Apple's mightiest mini yet

11/06/2018, 06:11 am

With the Mac mini finally refreshed after four years, we finally have our hands on the newest model. We've spent some time running it through the wringer to test Apple's mightiest mini yet.

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MacBook Air 2018 Review: Apple's most popular Mac gets an impactful upgrade

11/06/2018, 06:11 am

Apple has repeatedly described the MacBook Air as the most popular Mac in its lineup, with years of neglect leaving some intimidatingly large shoes for the new 2018 upgrade to fill. After spending the last several days using it as our daily driver, we're here with our review of Apple's latest portable Mac.

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Initial 2018 MacBook Air benchmarks show modest improvement over 2017 MacBook

11/01/2018, 08:11 pm

Results posted to benchmarking service Geekbench this week purportedly show Apple's new MacBook Air outperforming last year's 12-inch MacBook with Intel Core i5 processor, but falling short of the same model equipped with a Core i7 CPU.

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MacBook Air parts suppliers doubtful about profit growth from new release

11/01/2018, 11:11 am

Apple's control over materials procurement is allegedly causing suppliers to expect little upside from this week's arrival of a long-awaited MacBook Air redesign.

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2018 Mac mini: what you need to know

10/31/2018, 08:10 pm

It's been four years since Apple last updated its Mac mini, but the company apparently heard calls to refresh the beloved headless Mac and on Tuesday delivered a machine worth waiting for.

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AppleCare+ for Mac comes to Canada, Mexico, Europe and beyond

10/31/2018, 05:10 pm

Apple is bringing its AppleCare+ for Mac with accidental damage warranty coverage to several additional markets, giving customers in Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and large swath of Europe extra peace of mind for a price.

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First 2018 MacBook Air unboxing videos hit YouTube

10/31/2018, 05:10 pm

The embargo has lifted on first look videos of Apple's redesigned 2018 MacBook Air, meaning the web is awash with obligatory unboxing content just a day after the laptop was revealed at a special event in New York.

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Apple's new MacBook Air powered by 7W Intel 'Amber Lake' CPU

10/30/2018, 07:10 pm

Apple is typically loath to reveal processor parts numbers in releasing new Mac hardware, and the company followed that trend when it unveiled the 2018 MacBook Air on Tuesday. Cross-referencing part specifications with Intel's ARK database, however, suggests the thin-and-light is powered by a just-announced Intel processor from the same family rumored to show up in the MacBook line.

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AMD details features of Radeon Pro Vega 16, Vega 20 destined for MacBook Pro

10/30/2018, 05:10 pm

The AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 and Vega 20, two new graphics configurations the 15-inch MacBook Pro will have starting from November, stand to offer considerable performance upgrades on the previous generation, including the use of compact HBM2 memory.

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First look at the new space gray 2018 Mac mini

10/30/2018, 05:10 pm

After a four year gap, the updated Mac mini is here, and it is a powerful and versatile machine. AppleInsider got to spend some time with it and while it looks similar, it shows vast improvements over even the vaunted 2012 model.

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New MacBook Air and Mac mini are first with enclosures produced from 100-percent recycled aluminum

10/30/2018, 12:10 pm

Apple is continuing to push forward in its attempts to improve the environment by making the 2018 MacBook Air and the 2018 Mac mini the first Macs to have a casing produced completely from recycled aluminum.

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Apple's new Mac mini finally arrives with 5X performance, Thunderbolt 3, more

10/30/2018, 10:10 am

Amongst other announcements, Apple just debuted the long-awaited successor to the Mac mini with five times the performance, up to six-core processors, Thunderbolt 3, and user-expandable RAM.

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Apple unveils all new 13-inch MacBook Air with Retina display, Thunderbolt 3 and more

10/30/2018, 10:10 am

Apple just took the wraps off an updated version of the popular MacBook Air, adding a Retina display, Thunderbolt 3, a new Trackpad and "a whole lot more."

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Apple to reportedly unveil iPad Pro, MacBook Air replacement, Mac mini at Oct. 30 event

10/26/2018, 05:10 pm

Apple's updated iPad Pros, set to premiere Oct. 30, will include custom Apple-designed graphics hardware -- a first in any iPad, a report claimed on Friday.

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Akitio's Thunder3 Dock Pro offers 10-gigabit Ethernet to MacBook Pro, iMac owners

10/18/2018, 09:10 am

Akitio is now shipping the Thunder3 Dock Pro, a new Thunderbolt 3 dock for Macs promising an array of options, including a rare example of a 10-gigabit Ethernet port.

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Mophie intros Powerstation USB-C 3XL for charging MacBooks, iPhones & iPads

10/18/2018, 08:10 am

Mophie has released a new portable battery, the Powerstation USB-C 3XL, designed explicitly with the ability to charge Apple's MacBooks.

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Mac sales decline in Q3 as customers await new models [u]

10/10/2018, 06:10 pm

Apple's share of the worldwide PC market slipped in the third calendar quarter of 2018 as other top manufacturers reaped the benefits of a slow return to growth, according to new estimates from market research firm Gartner.

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Hands on: AmpliFi Instant Home Wi-Fi Mesh System

10/09/2018, 09:10 am

The AmpliFi Instant Home Wi-Fi Mesh System is designed to deliver hassle-free Wi-Fi that can be set up functioning in two minutes. But is it a worthy replacement for Apple's AirPort systems?

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