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Apple to Release New MacBook Model Soon





As noted by Digitimes reporters, Apple may launch an updated MacBook model at the end of this year or at the beginning of 2015. The reporters cite Chinese supply chain sources and claim that the laptop will become slightly thinner. Moreover, they say that the manufacture of some components for the device has already begun.

As you probably know, because of the new larger MacBook model, the guys from Cupertino are expected to stop the production of the non-Retina 13-inch MacBook Air. Although these are only rumors now, I don't think such a decision of Apple's executives will be a tragedy for Apple fans.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, August 28th, 2014. 22:30

Apple Bans Two Chemicals from Final Assembly of Its Gadgets



As noted by people familiar with the matter, the guys from Cupertino have recently banned two hazardous chemicals from the final assembly of iPhones, iPads, iPods, Macs, MacBooks and other gadgets. These chemicals include benzene and n-hexane, which can cause leukemia and nerve damage after direct contact with human organism.


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Thursday, August 14th, 2014. 18:14

Apple Refuses to Fix MacBook Pro GPU Issues



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, the guys from Cupertino aren’t currently planning to launch a replacement program for the early-2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models, which have problems with GPUs that cause constant system crashes and graphics failures. Even though Apple employees are aware of the problem, they still offer no refunds or discounts on repairs of the affected computers.


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Wednesday, August 13th, 2014. 16:42

Microsoft Releases New Surface Pro Ads, Mocks MacBook Air [Video]



Microsoft has recently released three new Surface Pro 3 ads. As usual, the ads mock Apple and the gadgets the guys from Cupertino create.

This time Microsoft chose Apple's MacBook Air as a victim. The company from Redmond claims its newest tablet is more efficient and portable than the laptop manufactured by Apple. Of course, Microsoft fails to mention that the sales of the Surface tablets are weak and that the company lost nearly 1.7 billion dollars since the launch of its first-gen version. Anyway, the three ads are available below.


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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014. 1:06

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, that is why I have decided to make a roundup of the most popular posts of the past seven days. I think you should take a look.


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Apple Releases New 13-inch and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro Models



Following our post about the leaked specifications for the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, Apple has released both updated 13-inch and 15-inch models. The 15-inch MacBook Pro versions fully match the specs that were shared by the Chinese insiders yesterday.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014. 23:51

New 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro Specs Leak Online?



A new photo from China, which is said to be showing the specs for Apple’s next-generation 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has recently appeared on the Internet. What we can actually see is the configurations for the three laptop models with prices at 14.288, 18.688 and 23,688 yuan.


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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014. 0:14

Release of 12-inch MacBook to Be Postponed?



The guys from Cupertino may be forced to postpone the release of their long-anticipated 12-inch MacBook due to the Broadwell delays caused by Intel. Well, at least this is what Taiwan’s Economic Daily News reporters write. They claim that the laptop will hit the store shelves no sooner than at the very end of 2014 or even in 2015.


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Saturday, July 19th, 2014. 23:57

Mass-Production of 12-inch MacBook Air to Start in Q3 2014?



According to the latest rumors, the mass-production of Apple's long-anticipated 12-inch MacBook Air will start in the third quarter of this year. Earlier it was believed that the notebook will be unveiled in the second quarter of 2014. A company called Quanta Computer is said to be the manufacturer of the ultra-thin laptop.


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Tuesday, June 24th, 2014. 17:44

OS X 10.10 Designed for Retina Displays?



According to what Jason Snell of Macworld writes, Apple's new OS X Yosemite 10.10 may be designed for Retina screens. What this means is that the guys from Cupertino are planning to refresh the entire Mac lineup by adding Retina displays to new computers.


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Wednesday, June 18th, 2014. 1:00

Apple to Unveil New iMac Next Week?



According to the latest rumors, the guys from Cupertino are planning to refresh the iMac lineup as soon as next week. As to the changes, there will be only some minor ones. Apple may slightly boost the desktop's processor speed and change some internal components. That's all we can expect.


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Thursday, June 12th, 2014. 1:27

Apple Testing Macs with ARM Processors Inside?



According to the latest rumors, the guys from Cupertino are currently working on ARM processors for Macs. Moreover, some insiders claim that Apple has already come up with a bunch of prototypes, including ARM-based MacBook, iMac and Mac mini.


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Monday, May 26th, 2014. 20:35

Top 10 Stories of the Week



I've made up a new list of the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Without wasting time, lets take a look at them.

Most of the articles deal with Apple's next-gen iPhone, which is expected to be released in the second half of this year. According to the reports from various sources, the handset will feature an NFC chip and a 1704 x 906 resolution display. Can't wait to see this device.


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Sunday, May 18th, 2014. 20:23

Apple Releases Final Version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3



Apple today released the final version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to users worldwide. The release comes after two months of developer testing. In case you don't know, the last beta (build 13D61) was released last week and contained minor improvements.


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Friday, May 16th, 2014. 17:22

Numerous Users Report Early-2011 MacBook Pro GPU Failures



A wide number of early-2011 MacBook Pro owners have begun reporting problems with their laptops. The issues are probably somehow connected with AMD's discrete video cards on both 15-inch and 17-inch models.


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Wednesday, May 14th, 2014. 17:21