October 22, 2013 |
At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Apple announced new versions of its Retina MacBook Pro laptops and said its redesigned Mac Pro computer will go on sale "before the end of the year. " The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant said the black, cylinder-shape Mac Pro, which was announced last summer, will start at $2,999 for a 256 GB model with 12 GB of RAM. The Mac Pro, which uses an Intel Xeon E5 processor, will be assembled in the U.S. LIVE UPDATES: Apple announcement -- iPad, Mavericks OS X, more Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller also unveiled the company's second-generation 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, which goes on sale Tuesday.
October 15, 2013 |
It's official: Apple's next event will be Oct. 22. The Cupertino tech giant sent out invitations to the media for the event, where Apple is expected to announce a variety of new products. The event will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, and as with all Apple events, it will begin at 10 a.m. "We still have a lot to cover," reads the invitation. Headlining the event will likely be a refreshed line of iPad models. Apple is expected to unveil the fifth generation of the iPad, which may feature a new design similar to that of the iPad Mini.
June 11, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc. unveiled a daring overhaul of its mobile operating system to kick off its annual developers conference, where it hopes to show critics that it has lost none of its innovative swagger. In addition to unveiling iOS 7, the company made a blizzard of other product and feature announcements that included upgrades to MacBook laptops and a new streaming radio service. As expected, there were no new iPhones or iPads, which are often announced separately. But the presentation seemed in spirit to also be a rebuttal to critics who contended that Apple had lost its innovative edge in the last year.
June 10, 2013 |
Apple has announced new versions of its MacBook Air laptops that will come with improved battery life. The new laptops, which go on sale Monday, feature an improved processor that will give the company's ultra-thin laptops "all-day battery life," according to Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller. The new version of the 11-inch MacBook Air will have nine hours of battery life, four more than its predecessor. Meanwhile, the 13-inch model will have 12 hours of battery life, which is five hours more than its predecessor.
June 6, 2013 |
Apple typically introduces new products at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and this year, a report says that the tech giant will unveil new versions of its MacBook Air computers. Apple news blog 9to5Mac , which has an excellent track record when it comes to reporting Apple developments, says the Cupertino company will likely refresh its line of ultra-thin laptops at next week's conference. The report cites an unnamed source. The refresh may include new Haswell chipsets by Intel, which should improve the battery life of the Apple machines, 9to5Mac says.
March 12, 2013 |
A few weeks back while speaking at a technology conference, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook stressed that what made Apple superior was not just great gadgets. No, the real advantage was its ability to make it all: hardware, software and services. "Apple is in a fairly unique and, in my view, unrivaled position because Apple has skills in software, in hardware, and in services," Cook said in February. "The reality is that the model that grew the PC industry, where someone specialized in one thing, that model is not working for what consumers want today.