Apple Using SSDs with Different Speeds on New Macbook Air

A few months ago, reports indicated that Apple may be using different SSDs provided by both Toshiba and Samsung in their new Macbook Air models. Samsung SSDs read and write speeds are significantly faster than the Toshiba SSDs.  Users have noticed this change by taking apart particular units that appear to be same physically but run different programs at varying … Read More

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Apple Releases New MacBook Air and Mac Mini with Mac OS X Lion Preinstalled

New 2011 MacBook Air

Last week, rumors and reports from various sources suggested that Apple would be releasing an updated Macbook Air with a faster processor and integrated Thunderbolt technology. On Wednesday, Apple did exactly that and released new Macbook Air models with Sandy Bridge chips from Intel, thunderbolt ports and Mac OS X Lion preinstalled. The latest Sandy Bridge chips are also included … Read More

Kaled AliApple Releases New MacBook Air and Mac Mini with Mac OS X Lion Preinstalled

Mac OS X Lion and New Macbook Air to be Released this Wednesday?

AppleInsider earlier today reported that Apple may be set to introduce Mac OS X Lion and the New Macbook Air this Wednesday. Customers have been awaiting the release of both products for many weeks now, and this release would be the exact time frame that Apple pegged for release. According to people with proven track records who would be in … Read More

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Apple to release Thunderbolt LED Display During Next Hardware Refresh

Thunderbolt LED Display

The web has been abuzz with rumours of new Macbook Air and Mac Pro models. With newly released images on Apple’s website, and some clearing up of part numbers, it is clear that the part number for the Macbook, is actually a part number for a Thunderbolt LED Display. MacRumors spotted images of the display on Apple’s Online Store, and identified … Read More

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New Macbook Air to Bring Back Backlit Keyboard?

MacBook Air Backlit Keyboard 2011

Photo by kimb0lene With the introduction of the 2010 Macbook Air models, Apple scrapped the backlit keyboards in order to make the device more affordable. The backlit keyboard will reportedly be making a return to the new 2011 MacBook Air, pegged for a Summer 2011 time frame. A report from AppleInsider mentions that Apple is planning to bring back the … Read More

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Apple Retail Stores Preparing for Mac OS X Lion Launch on July 13th?

Mac OS X Lion

Reports have been around since early last week that Apple may be prepping its Apple retail stores in order to release Mac OS X Lion later this week. A report from 9to5Mac mentions that Apple is preparing it’s employees for such an event in the stores and to be ready to assist customers with questions they may have. Rumours have … Read More

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Get Ready for Mac ‘OS X Lion’ Apple Releases GM Seed

OS X Lion Mac App Store Download How To Buy

Apple earlier today released Mac OS X Lion GM seed to developers as it prepares for the official launch of the next major software upgrade. The Golden Master seed is the same version which will be made publicly available when the update hits Apple’s Mac App Store for $29.99. Unlike previous software upgrades Apple will make OS X Lion exclusively … Read More

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‘MacBook Air’ Stocks Run Low Ahead of Refresh?

MacBook Air Best Buy

BestBuy.com has stopped shipping ‘Macbook Air’ to customers in anticipation of a refresh. The web is abuzz with news of potential refreshes to the Macbook Air line and what would be introduced in the latest iteration of Apple’s popular computer. 9to5Mac speculates that Best Buy is limiting sales of Macbook Air in order to bring the computers to retail stores … Read More

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Best Buy to Offer $100 Gift Card to Match Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Promo

free bestbuy gift card

Best Buy recently announced that they will match Apple’s $100 App Store credit for the ‘Back to School’ promotion with its own $100 gift card. Apple announced their annual Back to School promo only last week and replaced the typical iPod touch giveaway with a $100 App Store credit. Many customers were unhappy that Apple was offering very little for … Read More

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Apple to Begin New MacBook Air Production this Month?

Next Gen Sandy Bridge MacBook Air Apple

Concord Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in an interview today, told AppleInsider that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has placed orders for the production of a total of 380,000 Sandy Bridge-based 11.6 and 13.3-inch MacBook Air models this month. Those who have been waiting for AAPL to include the Sandy Bridge chips don’t have to wait much longer, it’s only going to be a … Read More

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Apple Transferring Thunderbolt Trademark to Intel

Apple Thunderbolt Intel Trademark Transfer

Intel created the Thunderbolt I/O technology that currently runs in Apple’s iMac and Macbook Pro lines. While Intel is credited for developing the technology, Apple filed did the trademark work for the  I/O name which created some confusion about who actually owned the trademark. According to a recent report published by Bright Side of the News, Intel now has full … Read More

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Analysts Expect a “Monster Holiday Season” for Apple (AAPL)

iPad Holiday Gift Guide

ChangeWave Research has carried out a survey on just under 3000 US consumers which focusses on their plans for purchases for the holiday season. The survey was primarily interested in finding out what electronics goods consumers might be sticking under Christmas trees and in stockings this year. The upshot of what is a very expensive, and quite detailed report from ChangeWave … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAnalysts Expect a “Monster Holiday Season” for Apple (AAPL)

Apple to Sell 700,000 MacBook Airs During Holidays?

The new 11- and 13-inch MacBook Air models that were announced at Apple’s media conference in San Francisco on Wednesday are expected to be a huge success for the Cupertino company during the holiday season, with one firm forecasting sales of 700,000 in the quarter. The research department of Concord Securities has predicted that, out of an estimated 4.1 million … Read More

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What Future Does the MacBook Air Reveal to us?

MacBook Air

Apple revealed a long awaited update to the MacBook Air yesterday. Long awaited because their flagship ultra-portable has languished for well over a year without any love from Apple. That’s a long time in the post iPhone era! On the surface of it this revised MacBook Air is a beautiful piece of kit. But when you poke around under the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWhat Future Does the MacBook Air Reveal to us?

Live Coverage : Back to the Mac Keynote Event

Back to the Mac Live Keynote_1

Apple is holding a special ‘Back to the Mac’ keynote event today which will kick off at 10:00 AM PDT at Apple’s Town Hall building. We are expecting a sneak peek of Mac OS X 10.7 (rumored to be called Lion), iLife 11 and new MacBook Air (thinner & faster) to be introduced. Mac OS X 10.7 is expected to … Read More

RavinLive Coverage : Back to the Mac Keynote Event