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MacBook Airs as Low as $649 With Best Buy EDU Deals – Mac Rumors

Monday, June 16, 2014

Best Buy is offering a $100 discount on all of the newest 2014 MacBook Air models, bringing the entry-level 11-inch model down to $799. Best Buy is also offering a second deal for students with a valid .EDU email address that gives $150 off any Mac, and these two deals can be combined, cutting prices to the absolute lowest we’ve seen. – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 128GB SSD: $899…

The MacBook Pro takes the lead in the Perfect Laptop Derby – ConsumerAffairs

Monday, June 16, 2014

The MacBook Pro with its small sidekick, the Mintbox. (Staff photo) A little over a year ago, I updated the never-ending search for the perfect laptop, settling on the Google Chromebook Pixel, awed by its almost perfect cloning of the MacBook look and feel and willing to settle for the limitations of a Web-based operating system. A couple of other laptops got kicked to the curb because of various shortcomings,…

No need for laptop with new tablet, Microsoft says – Buffalo News

Monday, June 16, 2014

Microsoft bills its new Surface tablet computer as a laptop replacement – and it means it this time. The Surface Pro 3 will have a screen measuring 12 inches diagonally, up from 10.6 inches in the previous model. The Pro 3 is 32 percent thinner and 12 percent lighter than October’s Pro 2. The company said it customized more than 100 parts and worked closely with chipmaker Intel…

Newest MacBook Airs on Sale for Father’s Day – Mac Rumors

Monday, June 16, 2014

BestBuy is offering free shipping and $100 off all the newest MacBook Air models. This brings the base MacBook Air model down to $799 — the lowest we’ve seen for the latest generation models. The discount kicks off today, but appears to extend all week. – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 128GB SSD: $899 -> $799 – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 256GB SSD: $1099 -> $999 – 13.3″ MacBook Air, 4GB,…

Newest MacBook Airs on Sale for Father’s Day – Mac Rumors

Monday, June 16, 2014

BestBuy is offering free shipping and $100 off all the newest MacBook Air models. This brings the base MacBook Air model down to $799 — the lowest we’ve seen for the latest generation models. The discount kicks off today, but appears to extend all week. – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 128GB SSD: $899 -> $799 – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 256GB SSD: $1099 -> $999 – 13.3″ MacBook Air, 4GB,…

Newest MacBook Airs on Sale for Father’s Day – Mac Rumors

Sunday, June 15, 2014

BestBuy is offering free shipping and $100 off all the newest MacBook Air models. This brings the base MacBook Air model down to $799 — the lowest we’ve seen for the latest generation models. The discount kicks off today, but appears to extend all week. – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 128GB SSD: $899 -> $799 – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 256GB SSD: $1099 -> $999 – 13.3″ MacBook Air, 4GB,…

Reboot: Revisiting a fix for your MacBook webcam – USA TODAY

Sunday, June 15, 2014

The Apple MacBook Air is shown at an Apple store in San Francisco.(Photo: Jeff Chiu, AP) Q. I used your advice about getting a MacBook to see its own webcam, but the laptop once again reports that there’s no camera installed. Now what? A. The advice I offered here in January about fixing this Mac glitch by resetting a special system chip through a Vulcan nerve-pinch rebooting routine had an…

Newest MacBook Airs on Sale for Father’s Day – Mac Rumors

Sunday, June 15, 2014

BestBuy is offering free shipping and $100 off all the newest MacBook Air models. This brings the base MacBook Air model down to $799 — the lowest we’ve seen for the latest generation models. The discount kicks off today, but appears to extend all week. – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 128GB SSD: $899 -> $799 – 11.6″ MacBook Air, 4GB, 256GB SSD: $1099 -> $999 – 13.3″ MacBook Air, 4GB,…

Apple, Inc. to Launch New, Cheaper iMac Models Next Week? – Motley Fool

Sunday, June 15, 2014

By Daniel Sparks | More Articles June 14, 2014 | Comments (0) While Apple‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month was void of any new hardware, Apple fans may get a slight “fix” next week. French site MacGeneration (via MacRumors) is reporting…

Buyer’s Guide: Discounts on Retina MacBook Pro, iPad mini, Beats Headphones … – Mac Rumors

Friday, June 13, 2014

There are some great deals on Apple-related accessories and services this week, as well as some decent discounts on the iPad mini and the 13 and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. Beats Studio over-ear headphones can be purchased (in six colors) for $180 through Groupon, which is $89 off the price when purchased directly from Beats. Target is also offering 25 percent off Beats Music gift cards, dropping the $50 card…

2014 iMac release date, rumours, specs – Macworld UK

Thursday, June 12, 2014

There’s lots of talk about a new iMac update right now among Apple watchers, with many predicting that the new iMac release date is imminent. In this article, we explore the rumours about Apple’s new generation of iMacs, including the Retina iMac said to have been referenced in the developer preview of OS X Yosemite, as well as the rumoured low-cost iMac that the company is said to be about…

Rumor: Apple to refresh iMac lineup next week with possible CPU speed boosts – Apple Insider

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:50 pm PT (02:50 am ET) By AppleInsider Staff Apple is reportedly preparing to refresh the iMac lineup next week, though changes expected for the company’s all-in-one desktop are thought to be minor component upgrades and processor speed boosts. According to a report from French Apple blog MacGeneration, Apple will roll out new iMacs at the tail end of next week. Beyond the tentative date, the…

iMac reportedly getting a spec bump next week, but no Retina model yet – 9 to 5 Mac

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

According to a new MacG report, Apple is planning to debut a spec bump for the iMac lineup next week. Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear these will be the Retina iMacs that have appeared in recent OS X beta builds. Instead, it seems we’re only due for a slight processor speed increase, with each model gaining only 100 MHz. The report speculates that the new models could include a new and improved…

The Surface Pro 3 (left) and the 13-inch MacBook Air (right) – Business Insider

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Business Insider/ Lisa Eadicicco The Surface Pro 3 (left) and the 13-inch MacBook Air (right) See Also When Microsoft unveiled its Surface Pro 3 tablet last month, Panos Panay, the corporate vice president of Surface, promised the tablet would be able to replace your laptop. Speaking to a crowd of journalists and analysts buried in MacBook Airs, Panay vowed the Surface could offer everything Apple’s ultrathin notebook could…

Apple issues MacBook Air SMC update to fix battery drain issues – Apple Insider

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Monday, June 09, 2014, 02:31 pm PT (05:31 pm ET) By AppleInsider Staff Apple on Monday released a new system management controller (SMC) for its MacBook Air line of ultraportables, targeting an issues related to unexpected battery drain experienced by some mid-2013 models. According to the brief release notes, Apple’s MacBook Air SMC Update version 2.0 targets a power handling issue that appears to be limited to mid-2013 MacBook Air…

iMac 2014: Retina display hinted by OS X 10.10 Yosemite – ChristianToday

Monday, June 09, 2014

Apple is reportedly working on a new iMac hinted by OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Unfortunately, Apple did not announce any hardware at its annual Worldwide Developers’ Conference unlike what rumors said. This, however, suggested a very busy fall for the Cupertino-based tech giant. Apart from the usual suspects (iPhone and iPad) to be released this fall, Apple seemed to include iMac in its lineup. iMac is…

Will a Retina iMac Pay Off for Apple Inc.? – Motley Fool

Monday, June 09, 2014

By Evan Niu, CFA | More Articles June 8, 2014 | Comments (0) Current iMac lineup. Source: Apple. Apple‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) broader transition to super high-resolution displays inches closer to completion. Apple started the shift in 2010 with the iPhone 4, and…

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. Apple MacBook Air (2014) – Notebook Review

Saturday, June 07, 2014

It’s summer, and even execs get to take a vacation from time to time. Of course, that doesn’t mean the work stops. But there is no need to lug that clunky work machine to the beach or on the plane. There are two very powerful machines on the market that are purpose-built for portable productivity: the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 and the Apple MacBook Air. So, which is the best?…

Surface Pro 3 Review: A Laptop/Tablet Hybrid You’ll Actually Want To Buy – TechnoBuffalo

Saturday, June 07, 2014

This is Microsoft’s third attempt to reinvent the laptop and, as you’d expect, it’s also the company’s best design thus far. Upon first impression, its size and form factor might seem all out of sorts; it’s huge for a tablet, yet almost too skinny and bare to be a laptop. But the more you settle in, the more you become with familiar with what the Surface Pro 3 offers, the…

With Intel’s Help, Apple’s New MacBook Air Could Revolutionize PCs – Motley Fool

Saturday, June 07, 2014

The MacBook Air mainboard with an Intel Haswell chip. Source: Intel. Pictured above is Intel’s (NASDAQ: INTC  ) PC Client Group general manager, Kirk Skaugen. In his hand is the “mainboard” of Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) highly successful MacBook Air. The board contains many of the components such as the processor and system memory that make up a notebook. This is, according to Skaugen,…