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Hoping to get a Mac Pro soon? Plan on waiting until February!

Hoping to get a Mac Pro soon? Plan on waiting until February!

When Apple began accepting orders for the new Mac Pro earlier today, the company specified that orders accepted today would be ship by late December. But before too long that figure slipped. Now orders from the online Apple Store aren't expected to be delivered until February. Most of Apple's...
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New Mac Pro now on sale, Sharp 4K monitor appears with it

As reported yesterday, Apple has today made the brand spanking new Mac Pro available to order, and alongside it the Sharp 32" 4K monitor that appeared in the store briefly before. We've known the starting prices for some time now, but only today do we learn how much we'll be putting down for some...
The New Mac Pro: What options to Apple's high-end Mac should you get?

The New Mac Pro: What options to Apple's high-end Mac should you get?

Mac Pro Buyers Guide: Apple's newest Mac model is also its most powerful, but is it right for everyone? Going into 2013, the prospects of Apple's aluminum Mac Pro looked increasingly dim. Based on an industrial design that was introduced prior even to Apple's switch to the Intel processor, the...
The new Mac Pro finally available to order on December 19th

The new Mac Pro finally available to order on December 19th

Ending literally half a year of speculation, Apple on Wednesday announced that its new Mac Pro will finally be available to order starting Thursday, December 19th. The completely redesigned Mac Pro will be available starting at $2,999. The Mac Pro was first unveiled at Apple's WWDC event in San...
Why the heck would anyone buy the non-Retina MacBook Pro? Well...

Why the heck would anyone buy the non-Retina MacBook Pro? Well...

With the "standard" 13-inch MacBook Pro and its Retina display-equipped counterpart only $100 apart, you might think that few people would be interested in the older MacBook Pro. It's thicker, heavier, has a lower resolution screen, is less power-efficient and isn't as speedy. You'd be wrong....
21.5-inch iMac vs. 27-inch iMac: Which all-in-one desktop Mac should you buy?

21.5-inch iMac vs. 27-inch iMac: Which all-in-one desktop Mac should you get?

iMac Buyers Guide: A comparison of the different versions of Apple's razor-thin all-in-one Mac desktop Apple's iMac rewrote the company's fortunes at a time when Apple desperately needed a hit. The year was 1998. Steve Jobs had returned to take the helm of the ailing company, but Apple had spent...
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MagSafe 2: My love hate relationship with Apple's current power connector

Anyone who owns, or has owned a recent MacBook will be familiar with the MagSafe. Apple's take at the laptop charger, and something in my experience that comes with a very distinct love and hate relationship. The latest incarnation, MagSafe 2, one would anticipate being an improvement on the...
Mac mini: Is Apple's entry-level Mac the one you should buy?

Mac mini: Which entry-level options should you get?

Mac buyers guide: The Mac mini is Apple's least expensive Mac computer, but that doesn't mean it's Apple's least capable At $499, the Mac mini is the entry-level Mac computer. It's $400 less than the next least expensive system, the MacBook Air. It's a powerful little computer that's very...
MacBook Pro with Retina display 13-inch vs. 15-inch: Which powerful Mac laptop is right for you?

MacBook Pro with Retina display 13-inch vs. 15-inch: Which powerful Mac laptop should you get?

MacBook Pro with Retina display buyers guide: Choosing between the light 13-inch and the top-of-the-line 15-inch You're going to buy a new Mac, and you've narrowed your choice to one of Apple's new sleek, speedy MacBook Pros with Retina display. Seems like an easy choice, doesn't it? Just decide...
Apple gift guide: How to pick the perfect iPod, iPhone, iPad, and Mac!

Apple gift guide: How to pick the perfect iPod, iPhone, iPad, and Mac!

How to pick the perfect Apple gift for the iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Mac lovers in your life! We're entering what is, for many, the biggest shopping and gift-giving season of the year, and by virtue of their quality, cachet, and overall coolness, Apple gifts are always high on everyone's lists....
MacBook Air 11-inch vs. 13-inch: Which ultralight laptop should you get?

MacBook Air 11-inch vs. 13-inch: Which ultralight laptop should you get?

Mac buyers guide: How to choose between the tiny but powerful 11-inch MacBook Air or the bigger 13-inch model We've already compared MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros, and you've decided that the svelte MacBook Air is right for you. Now you have to decide which MacBook Air is right for you - the...
Mac mini vs. iMac vs. Mac Pro: Which Apple desktop should you get?

Mac mini vs. iMac vs. Mac Pro: Which Apple desktop should you get?

Mac buyers guide: How to choose the best new Mac desktop - the small but powerful Mac mini, the elegant all-in-one iMac, or the new Mac superpower, the Mac Pro Not everyone needs or wants the portability a Mac laptop has to offer. For everyone else, Apple makes desktop models, ranging in price...
Review: Waterfield Designs Staad Backpack

Waterfield Designs Staad Backpack review

For nigh on a decade I've carried my laptop in backpacks, which work out great - they're comfortable to use over both shoulders and can hold a lot of stuff. Finding one that doesn't look like I'm heading to class or getting ready for a wilderness adventure can be a bit tough, though. Enter the...
Losing Audio in OS X Mavericks? Here's what you can do about it!

Losing Audio in OS X Mavericks? Here's what you can do about it!

OS X Mavericks is experiencing a bug where audio goes dead system-wide. For many it seems to occur when trying to play a Flash (like YouTube) video in Chrome. For others, it just seems to occur. So far, it seems limited to new, Haswell-based 2013 MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros. So what's happening...
What's up with the Haswell Mac mini?

What's up with the Haswell Mac mini?

Apple's June refresh of the MacBook Air saw the introduction of Intel's fourth-generation Core processors, internally called "Haswell." Apple's spent this autumn introducing new iMac and MacBook Pro systems that also use the Haswell architecture (except for the venerable "standard" 13-inch...
iPad Air vs. MacBook Air: Which Apple ultra-portable should you get?

iPad Air vs. MacBook Air: Which Apple ultra-portable should you get?

2013 iPad buyers guide: How to choose between Apple's new iPad Air and the 2013 11-inch MacBook Air! Apple now has two products designated as "Air", the MacBook Air, updated last June with the latest generation Intel Haswell processors, and the brand new iPad Air, introduced in October with a...
Unique Ive/Newsom-designed red Mac Pro goes to auction, benefits Project(RED)

Unique Ive/Newsom-designed red Mac Pro goes to auction, benefits Product(RED)

Apple design VP Jony Ive and industrial design maven Marc Newsom have collaborated for charity on the design of a number of products on auction next month through Sotheby's, including solid gold Earpods, a table, a piano and a Leica camera. Now there's a one-off red-clad Mac Pro as well. It's...
iFixit tears down the new MacBook Pro Retina 13-inch and 15-inch

iFixit tears down the new MacBook Pro Retina 13-inch and 15-inch

If you enjoy knowing all about the bits and bobs that go into the technology you purchase, it should come as no surprise to know that iFixIt has already got their constructively deconstructive hands on a pair of new MacBook Pro Retina's  and as such, have already began tearing them down. The 13-...
Say goodbye to internal "SuperDrives" with the latest MacBook Pro refresh

Say goodbye to internal "SuperDrives" with the latest MacBook Pro refresh

It's the end of an era. At Tuesday's iPad and Mac Event, Apple refreshed the MacBook Pro with Retina Display with Intel's fourth-generation "Haswell" Core processors and other enhancements. In the process, the company quietly put to bed the last remaining Mac computers that include an internal "...
New Apple video shows how the new Mac Pro is born

New Apple video shows how the new Mac Pro is born

You got your first look at it Wednesday during the iPad & Mac Event in San Francisco, but Apple has now posted to YouTube a video it calls "Making the all-new Mac Pro." The 2:03 video shows the creation of the Mac Pro from the initial molding of the aluminum outer body to its final assembly...

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