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Several Apple retail stores fall victim to smash-and-grab burglaries [u]

12/14/2010, 09:12 pm

A burglary at the Apple Store in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday morning is the latest in a string of smash-and-grab burglaries targeting Apple's retail stores.

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Five years of Apple: 2005 iBook to 2010 MacBook Air

12/10/2010, 02:12 am

Over the last half decade, Apple has radically changed what $999 can buy, with major advancements in the processor power, efficiency, connectivity, size, weight and quality of its entry level notebook.

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Apple to use Intel's Sandy Bridge without Nvidia GPUs in new MacBooks

12/09/2010, 09:12 am

Future MacBooks set to arrive in 2011 will rely on Intel's forthcoming Sandy Bridge processor, which means Nvidia's graphics processors will not be included in at least some models 13 inches and under, according to a new report.

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Classifying iPad as mobile PC makes Apple No. 3 worldwide manufacturer

12/07/2010, 02:12 pm

If the iPad is categorized as equivalent to a traditional laptop, Apple is the largest mobile PC seller in the U.S., and the third-largest worldwide.

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Apple shows interest in individually lit, multi-color keyboard backlights

12/02/2010, 09:12 am

Apple has shown interest in providing more advanced keyboard backlights on its notebook computers, allowing greater user interaction with individually lit keys and multiple colors.

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Insurance company claims Apple's 'dangerous' MagSafe started fire

11/30/2010, 02:11 pm

A newly filed lawsuit claims that Apple's MagSafe charger, attached to a 2007 MacBook Pro, caused a major fire at a Connecticut home.

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Cyber Monday: Apple's sale, $110 off MacBook Airs, Office for $80, Fusion for $18

11/29/2010, 12:11 pm

Apple on Monday kicked off its Cyber Monday sale, leaving much to be desired. Meanwhile, the company's resellers continue push the envelop on Mac pricing, knocking hundreds off of new Macs while lopping another $10 off Office 2011 for Mac and $60 off VMWare Fusion 3.0.

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Black Friday Macs: Save up to $130 on MacBook Airs, $150 on MacBooks, $270 on MacBook Pros, $180 on iMacs, $100 on Mac minis and $400 on Mac Pros

11/26/2010, 04:11 am

Apple has launched its Black Friday sale in the US offering $101 off a handful of Macs, though the company's resellers have responded by besting those discounts -- sometimes by more than double -- by offering up to $150 off white MacBooks, $270 off MacBook Pros, $180 off iMacs, $130 off MacBook Airs and $100 off Mac minis.

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Apple posts Black Friday deals [u]

11/25/2010, 06:11 am

Apple's retail store deals for Black Friday have posted in Australia, indicating its discounts in the US will translate to around $100 savings on desktops and notebooks, and $25 to $50 on iPads and iPods.

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Apple resellers launch early Black Friday sales: up to $150 off MacBooks, $270 off MacBook Pros, $180 off iMacs, $100 off MacBook Airs

11/25/2010, 06:11 am

A pair of leading Apple Authorized Resellers launched early Black Friday sales overnight, offering up to $400 off new Macs, including $150 off white MacBooks, up to $270 off MacBook Pros, up to $180 off iMacs, and up to $100 off new Mac minis and MacBook Airs.

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Leaked Apple dead pixel policy allows two for iPad, none for iPhone

11/05/2010, 03:11 pm

Apple's official internal policy on replacing devices with dead LCD pixels leaked this week, revealing that the company will replace an iPhone if it has just one dead pixel, while an iPad must have at least three to qualify.

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Dropping Adobe Flash boosts Apple's MacBook Air battery life by 2 hours

11/04/2010, 05:11 pm

Apple has stopped bundling Adobe Flash on new Macs, ostensibly so users could obtain the latest, secure version themselves, but vastly increased battery life seems to be another leading reason.

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Apple firmware update fixes MacBook charging issue

10/08/2010, 01:10 am

A new firmware fix for older MacBook and MacBook Pro models solves a charging issue that takes place when using the latest MagSafe power adapters.

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Suppliers say Apple will build first batch of CDMA iPhones in December

09/22/2010, 08:09 am

Apple is expected to build its first 3 million Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhones in December 2010, contacts in the company's overseas supply chain reportedly indicated.

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iPad 'slightly cannibalizing' Apple's own low-end MacBooks - report

09/20/2010, 07:09 am

Strong sales of the iPad are expected to have a "slight" negative impact on Mac sales, particularly on the low-end notebook models from Apple, supply chain sources have indicated.

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Steam survey finds 47% of Mac gamers run Apple's MacBook Pro

08/27/2010, 09:08 am

Valve's monthly survey of the hardware specifications of Steam users has found that nearly half of Mac gamers run a MacBook Pro, while the iMac accounts for nearly a quarter.

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Apple reseller slashes Mac prices to lowest seen all year

08/23/2010, 08:08 pm

In a bid to capitalize on this year's back-to-school shopping season, one of Apple's largest authorized resellers has dropped Mac prices to the lowest seen this year, offering $150 of white MacBooks, up to $180 off new iMacs, and up to $300 off MacBook Pros.

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Apple brings inertial scrolling, three-finger drag to some MacBooks

07/27/2010, 04:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued an update to a number of recent notebooks -- including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air -- bringing inertial scrolling and three-finger drag gesture support to some trackpads.

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Apple's 27" iMac only supports native or 720p video input, no 1080p

07/21/2010, 06:07 pm

Apple's revised 27" iMac introduced this spring debuted a new feature: a Mini DisplayPort video port that worked in both directions, enabling external video sources to output video to the screen. That feature is largely limited to 720p in HDTV applications however.

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Teardown of Apple's latest MacBook reveals slightly larger battery

05/20/2010, 09:05 am

Apple added five watt hours and 7.5 grams to the battery in its latest low-end polycarbonate MacBook refresh, helping the notebook achieve an advertised battery life of 10 hours.

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