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Are New Macs Coming To WWDC This Year?
2012-06-05 04:58:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com With WWDC less than a week away, the excitement for any possible pending Apple announcement has officially reached a fever pitch. Now, the only thing we have left to do is read and re-read those tech blogs, wait patiently for Monday to roll around, and hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. Of course, when tech blogs continue to release news and updates to their current rumor offerings, it doesn´t make the waiting any easier. With that in mind, 9 to 5 Mac...

2012-06-02 08:26:21

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Standing At The Precipice It´s been a big week for Apple news. A huge week. The only thing to make it larger would be more, actual real news from Apple themselves, but we´ll take a lengthy interview with Mr. Cook. That should be enough to hold us until WWDC in a couple of weeks. Stay in bed for another few minutes, kiddos. Let´s get cozy and have some Applesauce. “Yes, sir, a veritable age of reason.” Perhaps the most...

Apple Released New Build Of Mountain Lion
2012-05-17 13:42:57

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Apple yesterday pushed out another update to its Mountain Lion developer preview. The current build is listed as “12A206j,” and was released very shortly after build “12A193i,” which was released on May 1. Those developers who haven´t already done so can download the new software update from within the Mac App store. According to Apple Insider, Apple has informed these developers that the new build will not work on...

New MacBook Pros On The Way?
2012-05-14 12:44:44

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com If the new rumors are true, Apple may be ready to ship out a new MacBook Pro design in the coming weeks. It´s been widely predicted that Apple would eventually take the MacBook Air body style to the Pro lineup, and now it seems this may be true as rumors of thinner, faster and USB 3.0 compatible MacBook Pro´s dominate Apple blogs everywhere. Speaking of the design, the MacBook Pro might not be getting as thin as the MacBook Air. 9 to 5 Mac...

Apple Of My Eye: Should You Wait To Buy That New Mac?
2012-05-02 06:39:20

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com I know I´m not telling you anything surprising when I say I am an Apple fan. So it´s probably no surprise to you when I say I was one of the crazy people who stayed up till 3 am the night Apple started taking pre-orders for the iPhone 4S. Actually, I´ll step back further... I took the day off work when Apple held their “Let´s Talk iPhone” event in which they announced the 4S. I also took part in both a Google Hangout and a...

Applesauce: All Thing Apple
2012-04-28 10:35:58

Michael Harper for Redorbit.com Apple released record high numbers yet again this week during their earnings call, saying they had China to thank, but how long will they be able to ship their products outside of the eastern country? Ongoing legal bullying may place a hold on some of their products from being exported, as well as prevent some Apple devices from being sold in China. Then, in an ongoing pursuit to be thinner and sexier, Apple may be dropping their heaviest laptop. Also,...

Tim Cook Pulls No Punches With Windows 8
2012-04-25 10:35:29

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com “You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those aren´t going to be pleasing to the user.” With a one-liner that´s already making headlines, Tim Cook, CEO of the World´s Most Valuable Technology Company, expressed his disinterest in Apple combining their tablet computing with their laptop computing. Another popular West Coast computing company will be doing this very same thing with their new operating system, which is...

Obvious Apple News: iPhone Expected To Get Smaller, Thinner
2012-04-24 05:02:50

Michael Harper for Redorbit.com File this away as the easiest claim in the world to make: KGI Security analyst issued another report on Monday claiming the next iPhone will be the thinnest one yet. Ming-chi Kuo also made news earlier as he predicted Apple would be cutting the 17-inch MacBook Pro from its lineup. How will the new iPhone get its slim figure? Kuo says the Cupertino company will be switching to “cutting edge” in-cell touch panels for their next smartphone....

Goodbye, Fat Friend: The End Of The 17-inch MacBook Pro?
2012-04-23 13:15:11

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com As the name would imply, the MacBook Pro line has long been the choice of professionals, be it in the audio and visual or programming fields. Sure, the Mac Pros offer much more customization and computing power, but they also come at a steeper entry-level price. For the pro who needs to get down-and-dirty in the field, the MacBook Pro line can´t be beat. Now, as rumors fly about the “death” of the pro market, a research analyst has issued...

Image 1 - Love That New Mac Smell?
2012-04-18 12:57:21

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Sure, you´ll get all sorts of concerned looks, but few experiences can top unboxing and sniffing a new Apple computer. As you break open the pristine and meticulously thought out white Apple container, it´s easy to become awash with anticipation and admiration. And as you gently lift your aluminum and glass beauty, a distinct aroma emerges from the box. Go ahead. Ignore the looks. Sniff your MacBook. It smells divine. You might not be alone. As...

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