Surface Pro 3 vs. MacBook Air Christmas TV Ad

Video: Microsoft fires more shots at Apple in its new Christmas ad

By on November 17, 2014 at 12:25 PM.

Video: Microsoft fires more shots at Apple in its new Christmas ad

After taking hits at Apple products including the iPad and the MacBook Air in previous Surface Pro 3 TV ads, Microsoft is back with a Christmas-themed commercial in which it highlights the main advantages the Surface Pro 3 has over the MacBook Air. More →

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Retina MacBook Air Release Date

Is Apple still launching the ultra-thin Retina MacBook Air this year?

By on November 7, 2014 at 5:45 PM.

Is Apple still launching the ultra-thin Retina MacBook Air this year?

After many reports claimed that Apple will launch a redesigned 12-inch Retina MacBook Air model at some point in the first half of 2015, a new report from Taiwan’s Industrial and Commercial Times seems to indicate that Apple might launch the lighter, fanless laptop by the end of 2014. More →

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Retina MacBook Air Specs: Core M

These are the processors that might power the ultra-thin 12-inch Retina MacBook Air

By on November 3, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

These are the processors that might power the ultra-thin 12-inch Retina MacBook Air

Apple is widely expected to launch a smaller, thinner, fanless 12-inch Retina MacBook Air laptop next year, and it may feature a design made possible by Intel’s Core M “Broadwell” processor the chipmaker launched this year. CPU World has listed four brand new Intel Core M processor versions that are even better than the Core M chips Intel already launched, with MacRumors saying these Core M versions are destined for Apple’s upcoming Retina MacBook Air. More →

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MacBook Air Vs Windows

Video: Microsoft fires shots at Apple yet again in its latest ad

By on November 3, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

Video: Microsoft fires shots at Apple yet again in its latest ad

Microsoft is back to its old tricks again. The company still seems to be holding a grudge from back in the days of Apple’s “I’m a Mac” ad campaign, and it targets Apple every chance it gets in its various advertisements and marketing efforts. Last week, Microsoft informed us that its cheap $100 Lumia phone and a bunch of bundled accessories and services are a better buy than Apple’s iPhone 6, and now Microsoft is back to convince us that Lenovo’s latest ultra-thin Windows laptop is a better machine than the MacBook Air. More →

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Retina MacBook Air Release Date

Crazy rumor says a surprise announcement is in store for Apple’s event tomorrow

By on October 15, 2014 at 10:41 AM.

Crazy rumor says a surprise announcement is in store for Apple’s event tomorrow

Apple will unveil new products for its iPad and Mac families on Thursday, with some reports only expecting a redesigned iPad Air 2 and a 27-inch Retina iMac to be unveiled on stage. However, other reports also say that a new Retina iPad mini will also be announced, with one new report from Taiwanese publication Digitimes claiming that Apple has a trick up its sleeve for the event. More →

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Retina MacBook Air Specs

One more puzzling (and unlikely) purpoted Retina MacBook Air feature leaks

By on October 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

One more puzzling (and unlikely) purpoted Retina MacBook Air feature leaks

After a recent report revealed that the redesigned 12-inch Retina MacBook Air will feature a mysterious, never-before-seen, battery charging technology, a new puzzling and hugely unlikely feature for the unreleased laptop has been revealed in a fresh report from Asia. More →

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iPad Pro vs MacBook Air

New report claims Apple’s iPad Pro will do something unthinkable

By on October 7, 2014 at 9:20 AM.

New report claims Apple’s iPad Pro will do something unthinkable

Many reports so far have revealed that Apple is working on an even bigger tablet than the 9.7-inch legacy iPad, a 12.9-inch device — the iPad Pro — that would better appeal to professionals. The device is expected to arrive in mid 2015, according to people familiar with the matter that spoke with various publications, although it’s not clear what new differentiating features the device will have to offer. Meanwhile, Digitimes has learned that Apple might be developing two iPad Pro versions and one of them will supposedly offer users the kind of operating system that Apple has vowed not to make. More →

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Mac Sales 2014

Apple still rules back-to-school

By on September 25, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Apple still rules back-to-school

During the back-to-school shopping period (July 4th through Labor Day week), Apple saw notebook sales rise 16% year over year as customers clamored for the latest MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros, according to research firm NPD Group. Even more impressive is how well sales of Apple notebooks did in the final three weeks of the period, rising 27% year over year. That growth allowed Apple to capture 26.8% of the unit device share.

Overall, Mac OS-based products rose 14% year over year, partially helped by the recent price cuts and refreshed MacBook Air and MacBook Pro notebooks Apple has instituted in recent months. More →

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Retina MacBook Air Release Date

Mysterious feature teased for rumored Retina MacBook Air

By on September 22, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

Mysterious feature teased for rumored Retina MacBook Air

The MacBook Air family is going to get a smaller, slimmer and significantly improved family member at some point in the future, and a new report from Jack March reveals that Apple’s upcoming 12-inch Retina MacBook Air will offer users a complete redesign. More →

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Apple October Event New Products

Get ready for new iPads: Apple’s next event reportedly scheduled for October 21

By on September 17, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

Get ready for new iPads: Apple’s next event reportedly scheduled for October 21

So you’ve ordered your new iPhone 6, you’ve pondered the practicality of the Apple Watch and you’ve gotten all of your credit cards prepared for the launch of Apple Pay. Now what? According to AppleInsider, a source familiar with the company’s plans says that Apple has begun setting internal deadlines for mid-October, indicating that another media event is being scheduled for the second half of that month. More →

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Retina MacBook Air Release Date

The Retina MacBook Air might have an unexpected surprise for you when it launches… in mid-2015

By on September 12, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

The Retina MacBook Air might have an unexpected surprise for you when it launches… in mid-2015

Many reports have revealed that Apple is working on an even slimmer MacBook Air model that would also pack a Retina display just like some of its MacBook Pro siblings, and now A Tech Website (that’s the publication’s name) says it has exclusively learned the Retina MacBook Air is only shipping in mid-2015, not earlier as it was previously expected. More →

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MacBook Air Intel Core M

The chip that’ll power your future fanless Macbook Air has been launched… again

By on September 5, 2014 at 6:15 PM.

The chip that’ll power your future fanless Macbook Air has been launched… again

Intel’s Core M, the processor that will finally let laptop makers create fanless devices that are slimmer than anything that has been done before, has been launched… again. After unveiling it in early June at Computex 2014, and then in mid-August when it announced the Core M is ready for mass production, Intel on Friday announced the device yet again, mentioning that devices packing Intel Core Ms will feature “razor-thin, fanless designs with the optimal blend of beauty, performance and battery life.” More →

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Retina MacBook Air Release Date

New report details launch time frame for the thinnest MacBook ever

By on August 27, 2014 at 9:10 AM.

New report details launch time frame for the thinnest MacBook ever

Apple is reportedly working on its slimmest MacBook laptop yet, something various reports have claimed in the past, but Digitimes now says the unidentified MacBook will launch either in the fourth quarter of the year or in 2015. More →

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