Apple’s Mac App Store is broken. For developers and Mac users alike, the online store just isn’t working. It’s too hard for buyers to find good software. And, thanks to Apple’s picky restrictions, the Mac App Store can make life difficult for developers. Show More Summary
Amazon on Tuesday introduced Chime, a new video meeting service backed by apps for Mac and iOS, as well as Windows and Android.
February 13, 1984: The arrival of the first Macintosh is met with enormous amounts of excitement by the tech press, as seen by the Feb 13 edition of InfoWorld magazine. Given the pre-internet lead time delay with the print media, it takes a few weeks after the January 24 release of the Macintosh for it to […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Intel processors have powered Apple's Mac computers for over a decade now, but Apple has also found success designing its own A-series ARM-based chips for the iPhone and iPad. While the company isn't going to dump Intel chips in theShow More Summary
January 31, 1997: Apple clone maker Power Computing officially goes out of business, having auctioned off all of its office computers and supplies. Once the fastest-growing PC company of the decade, Power Computing had already been bought out by Apple the previous year. Show More Summary
Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home. Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC,...Show More Summary
Licensing of Windows to PC makers was up 5 percent in the December quarter, according to Microsoft CFO Amy Hood, driven in part by sales of "premium" devices over $900 -- a category Apple's Macs have traditionally enjoyed a comfortable position in.
Windows PCs are starting to chip away at Apple's dominance of the high-end computer market, Microsoft CFO Amy Hood said on an earnings call Thursday. Overall, Microsoft's business of licensing Windows out to PC manufacturers was up 5%...Show More Summary
MacPaw, the company behind the famous CleanMyMac hard drive cleaner, has launched Setapp, a subscription-based alternative to Apple’s Mac App Store. With Setapp, a single subscription currently lets you access more than 60 curated Mac apps for a $9.99 fixed monthly fee. Show More Summary
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