Best Buy MacBook Batteries Being Recalled for Fire Hazard

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Best Buy is now recalling batteries for Apple’s MacBook line of notebook computers as the batteries present risks for explosion or fire hazards. The recalled batteries are not official batteries sold and made by Apple, Inc. Rather, these batteries are made by a company called ATG and bear the ATG logo. 5,100 batteries are affected […]

Apple’s MacBook Pro Line Not Refreshed at WWDC

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It may come as no surprise to people who follow the Apple tech rumors that they announced at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) new MacBook Air models. They are based on the 4th Generation Intel Core architecture and are code named “Haswell.” What is interesting is that while many manufacturers are releasing Haswell-equipped computers, […]

WWDC 2013: What to Expect and Not to Expect

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On Monday Apple will show off iOS 7, a new version of OS X and we could see new Macs, the rumored iRadio service and more, but we don’t expect to see the iPhone 5S or iPad 5. Apple is already preparing Moscone center for the WWDC event which kicks off on Monday with a […]

HTC One: The MacBook of Smartphones

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Love the look and feel of your MacBook? Then you might want to make the HTC One your next smartphone. Slap an Apple logo onto the back of the HTC One and it would fit in perfectly at Apple Retail stores. In fact, the HTC One looks more like Apple’s MacBooks and iPads than the […]

Apple May Release New MacBooks, Cheaper iPad mini in June

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Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities predicts that Apple will refresh its entire MacBook line with better specs at WWDC 2013 in June, along with a stripped down, cheaper iPad mini. As MacRumors notes, Kuo is no longer claiming that Apple will bring Retina Displays to the MacBook Air lineup, predicting only a spec refresh […]

The Most Reliable Windows PC is a Mac

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Interestingly enough, a recently published report says that the most reliable Windows laptop is actually an Apple-made Macbook Pro. Since the switch to Intel processors from the older Power PC chips, Apple has allowed its Mac hardware to dual-boot into Windows using the Boot Camp. And through the use of Boot Camp, Soluto has ranked […]

NVIDIA Announces New Mobile GPUs That Could Come To Future MacBooks

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NVIDIA recently announced a new lineup of mobile graphics chips which will come to future laptops, possibly including the next generation of MacBooks. The new NVIDIA GeForce 700M Series will bring faster, more efficient graphics to future laptops. The new chips bring features from NVIDIA’s current line of desktop graphics chips to notebooks, including the […]

Apple Drops 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina to $1499, Updates Specs

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Today Apple dropped the price of the base 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display from $1699 to $1499 and gave the rest of the MacBook Pro with Retina Display newer processors in addition to dropping the price of a 13-inch MacBook Air model. The $1499 MacBook Pro with Retina Display comes with 128GB of storage […]

Apple Offers Refurbished 13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Deal

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Apple is now offering its 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina at a 15 percent discount for shoppers willing to buy a refurbished model. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina is currently only sale on Apple’s refurbished webpage starting at $1439 for the base model with 128GB of SSD storage. The same base model typically costs […]

Apple Rumored To Update MacBook Air and Pro Lineups In June 2013

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Apple will update its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines next June with new processors according to a DigiTimes report. According to DigiTimes while Apple will upgrade the processor in the new MacBooks, the company won’t introduce any new industrial designs for either line. The current designs will last another year according to the report, […]

Apple Cyber Monday 2012 Deals

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Apple Cyber Monday 2012 deals aren’t as deep as those on Black Friday, but there are still Cyber Monday discounts on the iPad, iPod touch and MacBooks. Cyber Monday is a day of online deals that takes place the Monday after Thanksgiving, when a large number of shoppers go online to buy products at deep discounts. There […]

Apple Black Friday 2012 Price Guide: Best Prices on Apple Gadgets

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Apple Black Friday deals start on Thanksgiving and roll through Black Friday, offering some of the best prices on Apple notebooks, iPads and iPods of the year. Black Friday is consistently the best time to buy an iPod touch or iPod Nano, and one of the few times shoppers will find iPad deals and discounts. […]

Apple’s Giant Year In Mobile

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Apple released more mobile products in 2012 than any previous year, releasing three all-new products and updating just about every other mobile device it sells for a total of a dozen new mobile products. Apple now offers perhaps the most impressive range of mobile devices of any manufacturer, providing plenty of choices for users who want […]

New Mac Mini and 13-Inch MacBook Pro Now Available

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Apple’s online store is back up and with it, a host of new products including the iPad Mini and new iMac lineup that the company announced today at the event. However, only some of them are for sale at the moment while others have vanished altogether. Earlier today, as is the norm, Apple’s online store […]

Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of iPad Mini Announcement

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As expected, the Apple Store has gone down ahead of Apple’s iPad Mini launch event set to take place at 10AM PST at the California Theater in San Jose. Typically, Apple takes the Apple Store down ahead of major product announcements in an effort to prep the site for the launch of new devices. In […]

13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display May Join iPad Mini Launch

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Apple is now expected to debut the long-awaited 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display at the iPad Mini launch which is currently rumored to be taking place on October 23rd. According to 9to5Mac, the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display will arrive alongside Apple’s new 7.85-inch tablet device this month. The new MacBook Pro with […]

Apple By the Numbers Fall 2012 Edition

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Apple announced the new iPhone 5 at their press event in San Francisco today kicking things off with the customary Apple by the Numbers bragging session highlighting their facts and figures. And once again the stats don’t lie. Apple’s gaudy numbers show a company that shows no signs of lagging during the post Steve Jobs era. […]

iPhone 5, iPad Mini Lead 8 Product Fall Launch for Apple, Says Analyst

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Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone in September with a late September iPhone 5 release date, but this is just one of many products Apple will launch this fall according to Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with KGI Securities who has deep connections to Apple suppliers. Ming-Chi Kuo adds to our speculation that Apple is […]

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro Shows up in New Benchmarks

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At WWDC Apple announced its new next generation MacBook Pro, the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The company has plans to bring the high-resolution screen to the smaller MacBook Pro as well, it seems. According to MacRumors, new benchmarks at Geekbench point to a 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Retina Display. The new benchmarks […]