The Story Behind Switching from iMac to Retina MacBook Pro

Retina MacBook Pro mid 2014

Almost 1400 days ago (3 years 10 months) I bought my first Mac, a 27-inch iMac. At the time of heading to the local retail store to pick up the Mid 2010 model I had second thoughts, why not buy a MacBook Pro instead, I thought. However, it turned out that I bought the new iMac. At that point in time … Read More

RavinThe Story Behind Switching from iMac to Retina MacBook Pro

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Retina MacBook Pro Shipment Time Improves to Less Than a Week

Retina MacBook Pro AAPL

Early last week, Apple Inc. (AAPL) shipment estimate for the Retina MacBook Pro improved to 1-2 weeks. On Thursday, the estimate continued to show improvement, moving up to less than a week, with AAPL’s online store estimating that the 2.3 Ghz and 2.6 Ghz configurations of Retina MacBook Pro will be shipping within 5-7 days. As noted by AppleInsider, alongside the … Read More

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OS X Mountain Lion Accounts for 3% of Total Mac Traffic

OS X Mountain Lion Share

On Friday, AllThingsD reported on new statistics about the widespread use of Apple’s newest OS X update, Mountain Lion. The report mentioned that roughly 48 hours after the public release of OS X Mountain Lion, about 3% of total web traffic is coming from the latest Mac software. Analytics firm Chitika conducted the research to come to this conclusion, estimating … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Admits Removing EPEAT Certification “was a mistake”

Apple EPEAT

Earlier this month, Apple Inc. (AAPL) withdrew its products from being certified by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), which certifies over 95% of electronics in the U.S by a requirement by the government. AAPL’s 39 products under EPEAT’s were pulled without question, however, the company has now taken steps to address the media and the public on the parameters … Read More

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Shipment Time for Retina MacBook Pro Improves to 2-3 Weeks

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Last month, Apple Inc. (AAPL) introduced a new line of MacBook Pro at WWDC called the Retina MacBook Pro, introducing a slimmer design, paired with the company’s popular Retina Display. Since the unveiling and first day of sales, estimated shipment times remained frozen around 3-4 weeks, a hefty waiting period for an AAPL product. Typically, Apple products in high pent … Read More

Kaled AliShipment Time for Retina MacBook Pro Improves to 2-3 Weeks

Spotify Releases iPad App for its Streaming Service

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Music streaming service, Spotify, gained popularity in Europe before debuting in the United States last July, allowing users to stream music from major music labels on their Macs, PC’s, and portable devices. Spotify is one of the first streaming services to combine users music libraries, as well as online streaming and allow them to sync their devices. Today we’re extremely … Read More

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Apple To Unveil iPad 3 on March 7th and Announce Release Date

ipad3 release date

Apple earlier today sent out media invites for iPad 3 launch event which will be held on March 7th, Wednesday in San Francisco. The third-gen iPad will be unveiled at a keynote event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts at 10 a.m Pacific and 1 p.m Eastern time. Last week we highlighted a report which suggested that Apple … Read More

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iPad 3 Media Event Planned for Early Feb?

iPad 3 event

On Tuesday, Japanese site Macotakara reported that Apple is planning to hold an iPad event in early February to announce the iPad 3, which is expected to arrive with iOS 5.1. The website pointed out that they had an Asian supplier and a source in the U.S who could confirm these rumors. Although the iPad 3 is expected to be … Read More

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iPad 3 Retina Display Photo Leaked?

iPad3

Rumors of Apple’s iPad 3 have been on the web since earlier this year, as early as the day that Apple announced the iPad 2, however, very little has been revealed about the 3rd generation device until now. On Friday, an image on a Korean forum depicted what appeared to be two displays, one claimed to be from the current … Read More

Kaled AliiPad 3 Retina Display Photo Leaked?

Second Gen iPad with FaceTime Coming Sooner than Expected?

Apple iPad

During WWDC 2010 when Steve Jobs unveiled the new iPhone 4 Facetime video calling features he mentioned that Apple will ship “10’s of millions FaceTime devices is 2010″ It was very clear from that statement that we’ll see the iPod touch and iPad include Facetime too. There have been numerous rumors about the second gen iPad and if one studies Apple’s product … Read More

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iPod Touch (4G) 4th Gen Now Shipping

iPod touch 4G Shipping

9TO5Mac are reporting that Apple are starting to ship iPod touch (4G) fourth gen to customers today. Delivery is slated as the 14th of September on most orders. So hopefully early next week we should see lots of YouTube videos as people try to figure out if the Retina Display in the iPod Touch 4G is really an iPhone 4 Retina … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPod Touch (4G) 4th Gen Now Shipping

New iPods, iPhone 5, iPod Shuffle and iPad Mini

iPad Mini

iLounge, which has a reasonable track record when it comes to rumours, is reporting some interesting tidbits about new Apple gear for the end of 2010 / beginning of 2011. New iPod Shuffle: The small Apple touch screen that we reported on last month is set to be part of a relaunched iPod Shuffle – with a touch screen. New … Read More

Stephen NorthcottNew iPods, iPhone 5, iPod Shuffle and iPad Mini

iPhone 4: Initial Impressions Part 3 – Look & Feel, Speed, Final Thoughts

In Part 1 of my iPhone 4 Initial Impressions article I discussed my view of Multitasking, The Retina Display, The iPhone 4’s Cameras, and finally Signal Issues with Apple’s new iPhone. Yesterday in Part 2 we looked at iMovie for iPhone, Location Awareness, The iPhone 4’s Gyro, and The Glass Case of the iPhone 4. Today we’ll look a little … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4: Initial Impressions Part 3 – Look & Feel, Speed, Final Thoughts

iPhone 4 Initial Impressions: Multitasking, Retina Display, Camera and Signal Issues (Part 1)

iPhone 4 pre order

Apple’s latest iPhone, the iPhone 4, has been out in the wild for just about a week now. And in that week it has been the centre of tech news for so many diverse reasons that it is hard to know whether the iPhone 4’s launch has been the kind of success that Apple expected, and of course wanted for … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Initial Impressions: Multitasking, Retina Display, Camera and Signal Issues (Part 1)