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Topic: Current Hardware

Apple's Mac, iPad top PC & tablet satisfaction, but Amazon & Samsung close behind

09/25/2018, 10:09 am

While Apple is leading in the American Customer Satisfaction Index's PC and tablet category, the company is just barely ahead of Amazon and Samsung, which tied for second in the Index's latest update.

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Intel allegedly outsourcing some 14nm orders to TSMC as Mac chip maker struggles with die shrink

09/11/2018, 11:09 am

Intel is reportedly outsourcing some of its 14-nanometer chip production to Apple's iPhone and iPad chip manufacturer because of high demand, as it continues to have problems shifting to 10nm fabrication.

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Apple canvassing iMac Pro users on why they bought and what they like

09/10/2018, 05:09 pm

It's not the first time Apple has sent out surveys, but this one concentrates on power features that may point to plans for the forthcoming Mac Pro.

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Apple iPad Pro deals: Save $50 to $100 instantly, prices starting at $599 with no tax in most states

09/07/2018, 11:09 am

Just in, B&H is knocking $50 to $100 off 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros with prices starting at $599. These are the lowest prices available with limited quantities available at the reduced cost. Shipping is also free, and B&H will not collect sales tax on orders shipped outside NY & NJ.

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Satechi ships new wired & wireless aluminum keyboards for desktop Macs

09/06/2018, 11:09 am

Accessory maker Satechi on Thursday released a pair of new keyboards for the iMac and other desktop Mac systems.

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Apple picks up extra supplier of IGZO displays for MacBooks

09/05/2018, 10:09 am

Apple has reportedly added China's BOE Technology as a further supplier of IGZO panels for the displays on MacBooks, supporting expanding sales.

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Here are some of the best travel accessories for your Apple MacBook

09/04/2018, 01:09 pm

If your MacBook is riding with you on planes and trains, chances are you're going to need a few accessories stashed in your bag to keep working or having fun. These are some of the ones we'd recommend.

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The best bags & sleeves for Apple's 2018 MacBook Pros

08/31/2018, 02:08 pm

If you're actually using a MacBook Pro for what it's built for -- portability -- you're going to need a way of toting it around, whether in its own bag or protected in a sleeve. These are some of the best options on the market.

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Tested: MacBook Pro Fortnite gaming with a $1500 AMD WX 9100 eGPU

08/30/2018, 11:08 am

AMD's Radeon Pro WX 9100 is billed as a workstation graphics card, but how does it perform as a gaming GPU for Mac? We pair the WX 9100 with Sonnet's GFX Breakaway Box to find out.

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The best external monitors for your Thunderbolt 3 MacBook Pro

08/29/2018, 10:08 am

If a MacBook Pro is your primary computer, you're probably going to want a big-screen monitor for your desktop. These are some of the top-rated options compatible with Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C, in no particular order.

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Samsung launches curved, 34-inch display with Thunderbolt 3

08/28/2018, 09:08 am

Samsung on Tuesday announced the global launch of the CJ79, a 34-inch curved monitor with Thunderbolt 3, marketed as both Mac- and Windows-compatible.

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Review: Fantom Drives G-Force 3.1 USB-C SSD great for on-the-go video editing

08/24/2018, 03:08 pm

Fantom Drives has long been purveyors of external drives, almost always encased in a durable metal body. Their new 1TB G-Force 3.1 drive carries on that tradition with the addition of USB-C.

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Review: G-Drive mobile adds USB-C for on-the-go storage

08/22/2018, 01:08 pm

The G|Drive mobile USB-C portable hard drive is an updated version of their popular portable storage designed to work with Apple's latest Macs, and AppleInsider has one.

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What to expect at Apple's September iPhone release event and when it will be

08/20/2018, 12:08 pm

Unless Apple breaks with years of tradition, it is about to reveal the date of its new iPhone launch. AppleInsider pins down when that's most likely to be, plus what you can and shouldn't expect to see there.

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Logitech reveals its first vertical mouse, the MX Vertical

08/20/2018, 09:08 am

Logitech has revealed the MX Vertical, a new Mac and Windows mouse intended to reduce muscle strain for some people by putting the wrist in a less stressful position.

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A year with Apple's 5K iMac: Still the best Mac for your money

08/18/2018, 01:08 pm

It's been over a year since Apple refreshed its iMac lineup with updated hardware and added Thunderbolt 3. After long-term daily use of the computer in that period, now is probably a good time to reflect on the iMac, and how we feel about the machine a year after release.

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New MacBook Air coming by end of quarter, research firm claims

08/15/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple is planning to release an updated MacBook Air towards the end of the current quarter, which ends in September, according to one research firm.

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Compared: 2018 i9 MacBook Pro versus iMac 5K performance

08/15/2018, 11:08 am

Apple's latest 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Intel Core i9 processors pack some serious power, more than enough to serve as a consumer desktop replacement. Can they also stand in for Apple's top-of-the-line iMac or iMac Pro? Find out in our head-to-head comparison.

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Quanta rumored to be building new 'inexpensive' MacBooks in Dec. quarter

08/13/2018, 10:08 am

Frequent Apple partner Quanta should soon see a surge in orders thanks to "new inexpensive notebooks" from the former, a report claimed on Monday.

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Review: Apple and Blackmagic's eGPU with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity

08/12/2018, 01:08 pm

AppleInsider takes an in-depth look at Apple and Blackmagic's Thunderbolt-enabled eGPU, testing the MacBook-accelerating hardware with a gamut of tests from 5K gaming to video editing. We show you everything that sets this eGPU apart from the pack.

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