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Apple May Shift iMac Production from Quanta to Pegatron





According to the latest rumors, Apple is going to change its main iMac supplier. Digitimes reports, that the company from Cupertino is currently thinking about shifting its iMac and probably MacBook Air and MacBook Pro production from Quanta to Pegatron. So far the latter one has been working mostly on iPhones and iPads.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013. 12:53

Buy a Retina MacBook Pro on Best Buy Online and Get an Apple TV for Free



If you always wanted to have an Apple TV you can get it for free. Well, almost. The free Apple TV deal is now available on Best Buy website for all those, who buy a 15-inch high-end MacBook Pro with Retina display.

The first model you can buy is a $1999 MacBook Pro with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. The second one is a $2599 laptop with 16GB of memory and 512GB SSD. As a pleasant bonus, you will surely get an Apple TV.

This special offer is not widely advertised and only available for online buyers.

Apart from this sale, Best Buy offers some other discounts for the students, who purchase Apple laptops and desktops. For instance, a student can get a $100 off the price if indicates a school email address.




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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, August 2nd, 2013. 13:34

New iMessage Spam Reporting Tool



Among the latest updates and improvements for iOS 7 and older iOS versions, there’s one connected with iMessage app. Now any user can report an unwanted message or SPAM to Apple.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013. 17:57

Intel will supply Apple with processors for MacBook Pro



SemiAccurate says that Intel will become Apple's supplier of ultra-high performance version of its Haswell for the coming MacBook Pros. According to the report, the chips will boast a special version of Intel's highest-end GT3e (Iris Pro 5200) integrated graphics.
It was Apple that requested a special top bin cream-of-the-crop GT3e selection from Intel, with "as much GPU power as possible." Now when most of the top chips are bought by Apple, much less will remain for Intel's other customers.


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Written by Lizzen

Monday, July 29th, 2013. 1:45

Leaked Photos of iPhone 5S



Leaked photos of what can possibly be the new iPhone 5S appeared on the Internet yesterday. According to Expreview - a website where these photos were first spotted - this is what we shall see this fall.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, July 18th, 2013. 20:47

MacBook Air sale



This week Apple is starting its campaign with Best Buy to launch an official sale for MacBook Airs. The laptops promoted are one of the most popular ones, all-day power MacBooks.  The idea was quickly taken up by other sellers, such as Amazon, MacMall and others.

The Best Buy's  promotion is valid up to July 20th. The incentives include free shipping and  $50 off 11-inch MacBook Airs, $64 off 13-inch MacBook Airs, and $200 off a 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro.

Amazon, MacMall, and B&H equaled the prices quickly, and using the Promo Code APPLEINSIDER01 will enable you to get the MacBook you want at the lowest price possible.




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Written by Lizzen

Sunday, July 14th, 2013. 23:13

IGZO Displays for iPad - Why Not?



Apple is said to use Sharp or LG IGZO displays for the next generations of MacBook and iPad starting next year. Enhanced performance of those screens alongside with lover energy consumption are two main reasons for such a shift. As to the technology itself, here’s what I managed to learn from Wikipedia:


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, July 11th, 2013. 0:59

Apple Launches Online Store for Russia



Apple today launched its online store in Russia. The move had been expected for quite some time. Reports from last year revealed that the Apple had registered a new company in Russia with intentions to launch direct sales in the country.

In order to expand into Russian territory, Apple as registered a company called Apple Rus and assigned Vitaly Morozk, the company's local legal advisor as its director general. It is alleged that Apple executives travelled to Moscow in 2011 to find premises for an Apple store but did not find anything suitable. Apple opened the iTunes Store online in 2009.

It's unclear when or whether the company intends to open any physical Apple Retail Stores in the country.




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Watch the Full WWDC 2013 Keynote Here [Video]



Mac OS X Mavericks, iOS 7, Haswell-equipped MacBook Airs, new Mac Pro sneak peeks, videos of retail store openings. All of the above were showcased in this year's Apple WWDC keynote.

If you have not seen it live Apple posted video recording for you here.




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Written by admin

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. 0:39

Apple Starts Prepping Moscone West for WWDC 2013



Apple has starting putting up banners at Moscone West in San Francisco in preparation for WWDC 2013. It's expected that Apple will unveil new MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, iOS 7, and the future of OS X at the its keynote on June 10th.

Here are some photos posted by 9to5Mac.

 

 




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Written by admin

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013. 16:20

Haswell Chip Benchmark Shows 7-13% Performance Increase Over Ivy Bridge



Tom’s Hardware published results of a detailed performance test of a Core i7 Haswell processor, which suggest that it will offer 7-13% performance increase over equivalent Ivy Bridge chips – a similar increase experienced with the transition from Sandy Bridge to Ivy Bridge.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013. 22:46

Retina MacBook Pro User Filed A Class-Action Suit Against Apple



Since Apple launched its 15,4-inch Retina MacBook Pro in June last year, there have been an increasing number of complaints from users experiencing issues with the device. The most reported issue is one that causes a ghosting or burn-in problem on its display and has resulted in a support thread with more than 365, 215 views.

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Written by maxim

Friday, March 15th, 2013. 1:26

Redesigned MacBook Air Planned For 3Q 2013 Release



Taiwanese website Economic Times reports (via Macotakara) that Apple is preparing for a release of its next-generation MacBook Air in the third quarter of 2013.


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Written by maxim

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013. 22:17

Apple Job Listing for Plastics Design Engineer Hints at Innovative Designs for Future Products



Apple has published a new vacancy of design engineer with a focus on the production of plastics. According to the job description, Apple sought to expand and improve its plastic division.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, January 31st, 2013. 19:21

Apple To Update MacBook Air And MacBook Pro In June 2013



DigiTimes reports that Apple has informed Taiwan-based suppliers that MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines will see updates in June 2013. DigiTimes' sources also said that Apple will not make any major external design changes to MacBook Airs, but will use a "new processor platform" in the line.


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Written by maxim

Friday, December 28th, 2012. 17:34