Apple has sold far more iOS devices than Macs over the past several years, but as a $20 billion business, the Mac platform remains extremely important to the company. Here's a look at where Apple's conventional computing platform is headed, and what we can expect to see at this year's Worldwide Developer Conference.
Apple has just released the first developer beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. Interested developers will find the configuration utility needed to install the release can be found at Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center. It can also be...Show More Summary
If you have a Mac and a Samsung Smart TV, AirPlay mirroring to the TV would usually require an Apple TV. But now there’s an app for that … more… Filed under: Apple TV, Mac Tagged: AirPlay, AirPlay Mirroring, Apple TV, Samsung Smart ...
According to research firm IDC, more Google Chromebooks were sold in the first quarter of 2016 than all of Apple's Mac line. The milestone marked the first time Google's Chrome OS moved more units than OS X in the United States.
Today, two very important things happened for the future of the PC as we know it. First: For the first time ever, low-cost Google Chromebook laptops outsold Apple's Macs during the most recent quarter, analyst firm IDC tells The Verge. Manufacturers...Show More Summary
According to the IDC research firm, shipments of Chromebooks in the U.S. overtook those of Apple's Mac products for the first time in the first quarter of 2016. The Verge inquired about the Chromebook vs Mac shipments to the IDC: While IDC doesn't typically break out Windows vs. Show More Summary
Over the past quarter, reports from all over have been belaboring the idea that Apple is on the edge of crisis because its iPhone sales--which represent the majority of its business--declined year-over-year and because China--its brightest growth territory--similarly turned in disappointing sales numbers across the board.
A large number of MacBook Pro owners running OS X El Capitan are reporting widespread system freezes since installing the 10.11.4 update to Apple's Mac OS. Hundreds of MacRumors forum members have been posting to a dedicated thread to discuss the issue, which spans 20 pages at the time of writing. Show More Summary
New data from Net Applications shows that Apple's installed base of Mac users now account for 9.2 percent of the conventional PCs used online, as Microsoft's Windows platform falls to a new low among online users.
A supposed schematic of the Apple's next 5.5-inch iPhone has popped up, under the name iPhone 7 Pro. Once again, this schematic, found in the latest issue of Japanese Apple magazine Mac Fan, shows us a phone with space for two cameras on the back, while also lacking a 3.5mm headphone jack. Show More Summary
The third developer beta for OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 is now available from Apple. Interested developers will find the configuration utility needed to install the release can be found at Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center. It can also...Show More Summary
The second developer beta for OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 is now available from Apple. Interested developers will find the configuration utility needed to install the release can be found at Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center. It canShow More Summary
Amid a decline in worldwide PC shipments, Apple's Mac sales have held steady, according to new PC shipping estimates from Gartner. During the first quarter of 2016, Apple shipped 4.6 million Macs worldwide and held 7.1 percent of the...Show More Summary
Major graphics processing providers AMD and Nvidia are set to unveil new GPU products this year featuring Global Foundries' 14 nm FinFET and TSMC's 16 nm FinFET Plus processor nodes, respectively, allowing for significant improvements...Show More Summary
Apple has seeded the first beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 to developers. The configuration utility needed to install the release can be found at Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center. It's not known at this time what changes will come with OS X 10.11.5 when it launches publicly. It will likely feature a number of bug fixes and performance improvements....
Following the naming conventions of iOS, watchOS and tvOS, Apple's Mac operating system could soon return to the name "macOS," if code spotted in the latest release of El Capitan is to be believed.
It’s been 15 years since Apple released Mac OS X to consumers. The Mac operating system first became available for purchase in stores for $129 on March 24, 2001. “Mac OS X is the world’s most advanced operating system, combining the power and openness of UNIX with the legendary ease of use and broad applications […]
We originally laid eyes on the final design back at CES, but now MSI has begun to sell its Vortex gaming desktops in the US. The 6.5-liter systems resembles the design of Apple’s Mac Pro, using a singular fan and triangular core to pack...Show More Summary
Apple's March 21 keynote will be streamed live on Apple TV, Mac, iPhone, iPad and more, giving consumers around the world the opportunity to be among the first to see its latest products.
Amazon Echo is hands down one of my favorite gadgets. Most people compare it to Siri, Apple's nearly five-year-old voice assistant that's available in iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV. (Mac support is coming soon, apparently). But Amazon's...Show More Summary