Apple’s Mac business will have a terrific 2017, a new report says. Apple is expected to ship some 15 million laptops this year, or 10% more than last year. Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro is to “blame” for the increased interest in MacBooks. Show More Summary
On Tuesday morning, reliable Japanese Apple blog Mac Otakara published a report claiming that Apple was preparing to extend its battery exchange program to include the iPhone 6. The blog didn't provide any data to back up its claim,Show More Summary
January 17, 1984: One week before it made its more famous appearance at the SuperBowl XVIII, Apple’s iconic “1984” ad debuts as a pre-movie trailer in movie theaters. To sell its revolutionary new Macintosh computer, Apple buys several months of ad time from theatrical ad distributor ScreenVision. Show More Summary
An inexpensive card available from Amazon allows users of Apple's Mac Pro tower with PCI-E slots to get some of the benefits of the new USB-C connector -- and faster USB 3.1 speeds. AppleInsider tells you what you need.
Apple was the manufacturer that shrunk its PC shipments the most in 2016, with its Mac laptops and desktops ceding 9.8% market share to other companies, according to a report from analyst firm IDC. Overall, 2016 marked the fifth consecutive year of decline in the overall PC industry, with a 5.7% dip in PC shipments from 2015. Show More Summary
After a steep slide last quarter, Apple's Mac saw a 2.4 percent sales increase over the three-month period ending in December as the wider PC market continued to suffer a now five year drought.
Amid an ongoing decline in worldwide PC shipments, Apple's Mac sales are holding steady, according to new PC shipping estimates shared today by Gartner. During the fourth quarter of 2016, Apple shipped an estimated 5.4 million Macs worldwide, up from 5.3 million in the year-ago quarter for an estimated growth of 2.4 percent. Show More Summary
(Also on Electrek) Chris Lattner isn’t the only high profile Apple executive who departed for Tesla over the past month, rather than sticking around to work on Titan. 9to5mac has learned that Matt Casebolt, a high profile Senior Director of Design for Apple’s Mac lineup left the company last month for a role at Tesla as Sr. Show More Summary
January 4, 1995: Apple signs a deal with third-party Mac accessory maker Radius, allowing it to build Macintosh clones. Radius is the second company to license the Macintosh operating system after Power Computing did the same thing one month earlier. Show More Summary
Commentary: After years of waiting for a decent upgrade to Apple's desktop computers, I've given up. I decided to build a PC; then make it work like a Mac.
Apple headlines for the week ending Dec. 23, 2016 Image by Apple ’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for...the mouse on your Mac as you check out the important Apple headlines from the past week in this slideshow. Show More Summary
Divided efforts and an iOS emphasis could explain the Mac’s diminished profile.
Apple's Mac plans for next year reportedly include mostly "modest" upgrades, though the company is considering building standalone keyboards with Touch Bars and Touch ID.
Apple’s Mac team has “lost clout” with the company’s industrial design group and software team, claims a new report, arguing that Apple has “alienated Mac loyalists.” The picture painted by the article, which is written by notable Apple...Show More Summary
Despite promises by Chief Executive Tim Cook that "great desktops" are coming, Apple's Mac team has become seriously neglected in favor of iOS devices, a new report claims.
This year, Apple gave Mac users an updated operating system and a new naming scheme with macOS Sierra, but our best Mac posts run through a gamut of topics. Here are some of our best Mac posts from the year. Read more...
How do you set up, configure, and use your Apple AirPods with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, Apple TV, and more? Like this! AirPods are the future of headphones, at least as far as Apple is concerned. Each one has a W1 chipset thatShow More Summary
Qualcomm today announced that it is working with Microsoft to bring support for Windows 10 its Snapdragon line of processors. The Snapdragon chips have primarily been used in mobile devices and the support for Windows 10 is a first for...Show More Summary
Stars John Hodgman, Justin Long and the ad team responsible for Apple's 'Mac vs. PC' campaign -- launched in conjunction with the Intel Mac -- recently got together and talked about the evolution of the concept, other celebrity ad campaigns proposed and scuttled, and the difficulties of working with perfectionist Steve Jobs.