We told you earlier this week about Target offering up the non-Retina display 16GB iPad mini w/Wi-Fi for $199 – Well, Best Buy has decided to join in on the pre-Father’s Day fun, and offer the same models for an identical $199.
It’s been over six months since Apple’s new Mac Pro debuted, and the $3,000 and $4,000 base models of Apple’s powerhouse are finally shipping within 24 hours of ordering. Since its late-December 2013 premiere, the top-of-the-line Mac has been in short supply.
Apple has released an EFI firmware update for its late-model MacBook Air lineup. The update – coming close on the heels of an SMC update for mid-2013 MacBook Air models – fixes a memory-related issue that can cause the machines to randomly reboot.
A new report today says Apple will update its iMac lineup next week, with both faster processors, and lower prices. The report says Apple may include Thunderbolt 2 ports on the updated iMacs, and will likely launch them later in the week, instead of the traditional Tuesday release.
A report from Ireland’s RTE News indicates the European Commission has decided to launch a formal investigation into Apple’s tax practices in that country. EU officials are expected to officially announce the probe on Wednesday.
ESPN Radio and local National Public Radio (NPR) affiliates from around the United States have made their debut on Apple’s iTunes Radio streaming service.
Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty says the firm’s AlphaWise Smartphone Tracker shows that Apple’s quarterly iPhone sales may beat Wall Street estimates, selling as many as 39 million new iPhones in the second quarter of calendar year 2014.
Apple has posted the OS X Yosemite video that was shown during the WWDC 2014 Keynote. The video highlights some of the design changes and new features of the operating system, due to publicly debut in the fall.
Apple has issued a SMC Update Version 2.0 for all models of the mid-2013 MacBook Air. The update fixes battery problems that may cause the ultralight laptop’s battery to drain faster when the lid is closed.
Apple met with FDA officials prior to last week’s WWDC unveiling of iOS 8’s new Health app, and had discussed “mobile medical applications.” The two parties met multiple times, with the last meeting occurring in December 2013.
Target is offering a 16GB non-Retina Wi-Fi Only iPad mini for $199, a savings of $100 off the regular price. The mini, available as part of the department store chain’s Father’s Day promo, is available in either white or space gray.
Late 2010 saw Apple and warehouse club retailer Costco part ways, as Costco ceased selling iPods and iTunes gift cards. It appears the two firms have kissed and made up, as massive retailer will soon begin offering the iPhone, and cellular-capable iPads through its wireless kiosks.
The retirement of longtime Apple public relations chief Katie Cotton became official as of May 30th, and Apple CEO Tim Cook is personally heading the search for an external candidate who can put a “friendlier, more approachable face” on the company.
Swiss programmer Frederic Jacobs on Sunday tweeted that iOS 8 will randomize a device’s MAC address while scanning for available Wi-Fi networks, thus preventing marketers from tracking users.
While a number of new features for apps on both the iOS and OS X platforms were unveiled at Apple’s WWDC 2014 last week, one app noticeably received very little update love – Apple Maps.
Apple’s stock performed a highly-anticipated 7-for-1 split Monday morning, as 6 additional shares of stock per 1 share held by each shareholder of record at 5PM Pacific Time last Friday. The price of the stock was also divided by 7, and opened at $92 Monday morning at the start of trading, flowing a pre-split $645 close on Friday.