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Toshiba to buy back memory division shares from group including Apple

05/20/2019, 08:05 am

Toshiba is buying back shares of its memory division sold to Apple, Dell, Kingston and Seagate, having survived a financial crisis that threatened the entire company.

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Apple retains leads in laptop technical support, but gap is narrowing

04/24/2019, 11:04 am

Apple has claimed the top spot on Laptop Magazine's 2019 customer service ratings, scoring 91 out of 100 based on a mix of phone and online performance.

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Apple gaining PC marketshare despite lower Mac shipments, fresh estimates suggest

04/10/2019, 04:04 pm

Two newly-published sets of preliminary research agree that Apple gained PC marketshare in the March quarter, even as Mac shipments declined year-over-year.

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How to use an inexpensive TV set as a monitor for your Mac, and why you might not want to

02/07/2019, 03:02 pm

There are very tempting reasons to try it but using a television as your computer's main display comes with issues. AppleInsider tells you what you have to consider and examines whether the low cost is worth the trade-offs.

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Apple sees Mac sales dip, marketshare increase in Q4 PC industry estimates

01/10/2019, 04:01 pm

Compounding problems stemming from soft iPhone sales, Apple may have seen Mac shipments decline in the December quarter, early research estimates indicated on Thursday.

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Apple's iPad is the most popular portable computer, outselling HP, Lenovo, Dell, others

10/30/2018, 10:10 am

During Apple's fall event, Apple touted over 400 million iPads sold. More impressively, with that number of sales in a year, Apple is calling iPad the world's most popular mobile computer.

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Comparing the 2018 15-inch 2018 MacBook Pro with the Dell XPS 15 9570

08/11/2018, 12:08 pm

The 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro is powerful and well designed, but can it keep competitors like the Dell XPS 15 9570 at bay? AppleInsider looks at both to see which is the better overall package.

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Comparing the Core i9 and graphical performance of the 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro with Dell's XPS 15

08/09/2018, 11:08 am

The 15-inch MacBook Pro's Core i9 processor is fast, but how does it stand up against another notebook packing the same chip? AppleInsider pits the new high-specification MacBook Pro against the Dell XPS 15 to see how Apple's latest release stacks up to the competition.

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Dell reverses course, going public in $21.7B proposal

07/02/2018, 09:07 am

Apple rival Dell on Monday announced plans to take the PC maker public again, by way of a proposed common stock deal pegging its market cap at $21.7 billion.

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Apple & Bain complete $18B acquisition of Toshiba memory chip unit

06/01/2018, 01:06 pm

The purchase of beleaguered Toshiba's memory group, long in limbo, is now complete, with Apple joining Bain, Dell, Seagate, and others to seal the deal.

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Dell XPS 13 9370 vs. Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro, the ultimate comparison

05/05/2018, 03:05 pm

Dell has just updated its 13-inch XPS notebook for 2018 with a number of changes, including a thinner and lighter design, more ports, and the latest Intel processors that up the ante from a dual-core to a quad-core design, while sticking with the same 15-watt power rating. As one of Apple's the biggest competitors in the notebook space, AppleInsider decided to pit the XPS against the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro to see how the two stack up.

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Apple's MacBook lineup now world's fourth-largest notebook brand

02/12/2018, 04:02 pm

Apple's share of the global laptop market climbed from 8.3 to 9.6 percent during 2017, allowing the company to rise from fifth to fourth place.

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Apple's Mac sales in the holiday quarter solid, beats expanding overall PC market expansion

01/12/2018, 09:01 am

Apple's Mac shipments grew 7.3 percent year-on-year during the December quarter, pushing marketshare from 7.7 percent to 8.2 percent -- outpacing the PC industry as a whole.

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Microsoft partners including Samsung, Dell, Lenovo to launch slew of Windows VR headsets in coming weeks

10/03/2017, 03:10 pm

In its push into the virtual and augmented reality market, which the company has branded as "mixed reality," Microsoft is leveraging its army of hardware partners, many of whom are releasing new virtual reality headsets over the next few weeks.

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Declaration of Apple and Bain Capital's $18B deal for Toshiba's chip business imminent

09/28/2017, 12:09 am

Apple has reportedly finished negotiation of its financial arrangement with Bain Capital and other investors, with a possible announcement of terms of the consortium's deal for Toshiba's chip foundry to be made public as soon as Thursday.

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Toshiba picks Bain consortium as winner for its memory unit, likely backed by Apple

09/20/2017, 01:09 pm

Toshiba on Wednesday announced an $18 billion agreement to sell its memory chip business to a group of companies led by U.S. equity firm Bain Capital, one prominent backer likely being Apple.

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Toshiba in talks with Western Digital, Apple-backed Foxconn consortium about chip unit sale

07/11/2017, 10:07 am

Despite having picked another group as the preferred bidder for its memory business, Toshiba is reportedly talking to two other interested parties as well -- Western Digital, and a Foxconn consortium including Apple, Dell, and Kingston.

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Toshiba selects winning bidder for chip business, rules out Apple/Dell/Foxconn consortium

06/21/2017, 01:06 pm

Toshiba has chosen a consortium formed by Bain Capital, Mitsubishi, and Japanese government investors as the preferred bidder for its memory chip business, effectively locking out a Foxconn-led consortium including the likes of Apple and Dell.

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Foxconn head says Apple & Dell are key partners in joint bid for Toshiba's memory unit

06/12/2017, 09:06 am

Apple, Dell, and Kingston are currently the three other partners in a Foxconn-led group bidding for Toshiba's memory unit -- though still more tech firms may sign on with just days to go, according to Foxconn's chairman.

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Dell abandons its remaining Android tablets, 6 months after HP

06/30/2016, 05:06 pm

The weak sustainability of low-end market share has claimed a new victim. Dell has dropped its remaining Venue-branded Android tablet line and will instead focus on selling conventional PCs and hybrid "2-in-1" devices running Windows, citing over-saturation and declining demand for slate-style tablets.

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