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Petition demands Apple fix MacBook Pro graphics woes

A petition started last year that urges Apple’s CEO to recall older MacBook Pro laptops to fix a graphics problem has passed the 10,000-signature mark, part of an ongoing effort by customers to get Apple to step up. “Everyone who bought a macbook pro spent a huge premium to buy macbook pro’s [sic] and did […]

Chromebooks may grab 5% o PC market, about the same as Apple’s Mac

Sales of Chromebooks, the low-cost, simple-to-use notebooks, will reach more than 5 million this year, accounting for about 2% o all personal computers, Gartner forecast Monday. So Microsoft, which has dismissed Chromebooks as unworthy of the name “notebook” — and along the way made some wonder why it deigned to acknowledge the upstart — may […]

Apple unveils minor bumps to MacBook Pro laptops

Apple today refreshed the MacBook Pro line with minor upgrades of the processor, a small price cut to the aged non-Retina model, and additional RAM for the least-expensive Retina configurations. The updates — the first since October 2013 — were expected, as some of the pricing and component changes had leaked over the weekend from […]

Apple reports a huge profit but sales disappoint

Apple has racked up another hugely profitable quarter on sales of iPhones and Macintosh computers, though its revenue growth was slower than expected. Apple on Tuesday reported a profit of $7.7 billion for the April to June quarter, up 12 percent up on the same period last year and ahead of analyst estimates of $7.5 […]

Five takeaways from the Apple earnings call

Apple reported its quarterly numbers on Tuesday, a mixed bag that saw profits rise up but sales fall short of the mark. Here are five takeaways from the earnings call that followed. Apple’s pouring more money into R&D Apple has spent US$3.3 billion in the past nine months on research and development. That’s 3.1 percent […]

Apple grows Mac sales by 18% o the back of the MacBook Air

Apple on Tuesday said it sold 4.4 million Macs in the June quarter, the most ever for that three-month stretch, with a year-over-year growth rate the rest of the personal computer industry hasn’t seen since early 2010. The Cupertino, Calif. company sold 18% mre Macs in the quarter than the same period the year before, […]

Beats audio will keep banging in HP laptops through 2015 despite Apple buy

There are many reasons Apple is buying Beats for $3 billion, but integration with HP computers isn’t one of them. Still, Beats has its contractual obligations to fulfill, and so HP will continue to produce laptops and desktops with Beats integration through 2014. As CNET reports, HP will sell these PCs through 2015, at which […]

Apple confirms WWDC public webcast on June 2

Apple today confirmed that it will webcast the keynote at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) next week. In a brief update on the company’s website, Apple noted that the keynote would be webcast. Apple has publicly broadcast the WWDC keynote on a regular basis, and done the same with other events where it has introduced […]

Apple reportedly working on ARM-based iMac, MacBook and Mac Minis

Apple could be investigating low-power ARM processors for entry-level versions of its iMac all-in-one, Mac Mini desktop and MacBook laptop ranges, according to a new report

MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air comparison review: Apple laptop buying advice

Price: �949 inc VAT Rating: 0 This is the PC Advisor MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air laptop comparison. Our colleagues over at Macworld UK have done a more Apple-focused piece comparing the two Apple laptops which you should check out too: MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro review. MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air comparison: build, design, […]

New Apple MacBook Pro 13.3” with Retina Display for $1,100

It’s a rare occurrence that a MacBook Pro with Retina Display goes on sale for much less than retail, but right now the latest version of the Apple 13.3″ MacBook Pro Notebook with Retina Display and Intel Core i5 2.4 GHz is on sale for $1,100 via eBay.  This model on sale is  model number […]

Toaster, refrigerator, meet tablet, notebook: Apple and Microsoft trade takes on 2-in-1s

“You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those things are probably not going to be pleasing to the user,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said two years ago. Cook did not know it at the time, but he was talking about Microsoft’s hardware design strategy, specifically of its Surface line, when he took that […]

Apple cuts MacBook Air prices, sells its first under-$900 laptop

Apple today quietly refreshed its MacBook Air line of light laptops, dropping prices by $100 on all four stock models. The price cut put the cost of the less-expensive 11-in. Air at $899, the first time that Apple has sold a notebook to the public for less than $900. (For about eight months in 2011-2012, […]

Apple quietly updates MacBook Air with new Haswell CPUs, lower price

Apple has updated its ultra-portable MacBook Air laptops with faster Intel Haswell processors and a reduced price, but isn’t making a song and dance about it

Apple celebrates Earth Day with free product recycling

Apple has announced it will start providing free product recycling, just in time for Earth day 2014

Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display

The smaller iPad is back with a better screen and faster processor

Apple patents solar-powered MacBook

Apple today was awarded a patent for a MacBook that would be powered with solar cells (photovoltaics), meaning your laptop could be powered or at least recharged through light. The patent, titled ” Electronic device display module” describes a two-sided display for the lid of a portable computer, such as Apple’s MacBook. The front of […]

Apple MacBook webcam LEDs can be hacked to secretly spy on owners

US academics demonstrate how hardware protection can be overridden to activate the webcam on a MacBook laptop without turning on the activity LED

Apple sued for patent infringement by DSS

Apple has been sued by patent company DSS Technology Management for infringing two patents relating to the use of wireless peripheral devices, parent company Document Security Systems said Wednesday. DSS has accused Apple’s products including its iMac, Mac mini, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, iPod nano and the forthcoming Mac Pro of infringing one or more […]

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Apple’s latest MacBook Pro now comes with a beautiful Retina display and a Haswell CPU

Apple 15-inch Macbook Pro with Retina Display

The price is astronomical, but Apple’s new Haswell update brings even more power to its flagship laptop

Apple releases firmware fixes for MacBook Pro Retina (2013) keyboard issues

non-responsive touchpad and keyboards, hampered performance on Nvidia models and OS X mail not working with Gmail accounts should now be fixed

Taiwan protests Apple maps that show island as province of China

Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state. Taiwan’s foreign ministry made the complaint to Apple, said an official on Wednesday. “The maps don’t acknowledge Taiwan as its own nation. We voiced our disapproval, and hope […]

Apple cuts MacBook Pro prices up to 13%

Apple earlier this week cut the prices of its Retina MacBook Pro laptops by as much as 13%, move one retail analyst said was driven in part by increased competition from higher-end Windows systems. On Tuesday, Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro line, reconfiguring the laptops with the latest Core i5 and Core i7 processors based […]

New MacBook Pro with Retina Display and Mac Pro price in UK: How much are the new Apple Macs going to cost?

Apple has released the specs and pricing for its new MacBook Pro with Retina Display laptop and Mac Pro desktop. Here is where we bring to you the MacBook Pro with Retina Display and Mac Pro prices in the UK. See:New iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 launch event live. Apple MacBook Pro with Retina […]