12-Inch Retina MacBook Air Unlikely to be Unveiled at Apple Watch Event

Earlier this week, rumour site The Michael Report claimed that Apple would be unveiling a long-awaited Retina MacBook Air at its ‘Spring Forward’ Apple Watch event on Monday. The site, citing “sources familiar with the matter”, caused a stir on the Internet as it was the first to make such a claim. However, a report today from … Continue reading 12-Inch Retina MacBook Air Unlikely to be Unveiled at Apple Watch Event

Apple Refreshes Retina MacBook Pro Lineup, Brings Faster CPUs and More RAM Standard

As predicted earlier, Apple has refreshed its Retina MacBook Pro line-up, bringing processor improvements and price cuts across several models. “People love their MacBook Pro because of the thin and light, aluminum unibody design, beautiful Retina display, all day battery life and deep integration with OS X,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of … Continue reading Apple Refreshes Retina MacBook Pro Lineup, Brings Faster CPUs and More RAM Standard

Updated Retina MacBook Pros Coming Tuesday, July 29

Apple’s speed-bumped Retina MacBook Pros are coming earlier than expected. Following yesterday’s sighting of an in-store signage detailing updated 15-inch models, French site MacG.co (via Google Translate) is reporting that these new iterations of Apple’s high-end laptop will be released tomorrow, July 29. We did not have in hand the detailed configurations, only registrations designating changes … Continue reading Updated Retina MacBook Pros Coming Tuesday, July 29

Apple Airs New MacBook Air “Stickers” Ad

Apple yesterday published a 30-second TV spot for the MacBook Air, showcasing the device in a variety of stickers and decals that reflect the personality of its owner. According to Apple, the ad is “a celebration of all the many ways people love the MacBook Air” and features a soundtrack from artist/producer Hudson Mohawke.

Apple Issues MacBook Air Firmware Update to Address Sleep-Wake Issues

Apple yesterday issued a firmware update for the MacBook Air, addressing potential sleep wake issues associated with the laptop. The following is Apple’s full change log for EFI Firmware Update 2.9: This update is recommended for MacBook Air (Mid 2011) models.  This update addresses an issue where systems may take longer to wake from sleep … Continue reading Apple Issues MacBook Air Firmware Update to Address Sleep-Wake Issues

Broadwell Chip Constraints Could Delay Launch of 12-Inch MacBook Air Into 2015

Apple’s highly-anticipated 12-inch MacBook Air could be delayed into 2015 due to chip constraints, according to a report yesterday from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News. The report attributes the delay to a shortage of Intel’s 14-nanometer Broadwell chips, which are reportedly facing production issues due to a manufacturing glitch. According to an earlier report by Chinese site … Continue reading Broadwell Chip Constraints Could Delay Launch of 12-Inch MacBook Air Into 2015

Apple Introduces S$65 Security Lock Adapter for Redesigned Mac Pro

Apple quietly introduced a new security lock adapter for the late-2013 Mac Pro today, making it available on its online store with shipping times of 24 hours. The Mac Pro Security Lock Adapter lets you use a compatible Kensington or similar style third-party lock (sold separately) to keep your Mac Pro secure. The adapter attaches … Continue reading Apple Introduces S$65 Security Lock Adapter for Redesigned Mac Pro

Apple Launches ‘Back to School’ Promotion with Gift Cards for Mac, iPhone and iPad Purchases

As predicted earlier, Apple has launched its annual ‘Back to School’ promotion, offering qualified educational purchasers Apple Store gift cards with every purchase of a Mac, iPad or iPhone. As stated on Apple’s site, in order to qualify for the promotion, users must either be a college student, a student accepted to a college, a parent … Continue reading Apple Launches ‘Back to School’ Promotion with Gift Cards for Mac, iPhone and iPad Purchases

Mass Production of 12-Inch MacBook Air Reportedly Beginning in Third Quarter

Taiwanese tech site Digitimes has published a report claiming that Apple will begin mass production of its rumoured 12-inch MacBook Air in the third quarter, with Quanta Computer Inc. being the lead manufacturer. Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook Air will enter mass production in the third quarter, filling the gap between the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs as well as … Continue reading Mass Production of 12-Inch MacBook Air Reportedly Beginning in Third Quarter