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Apple Considering Switch From Intel Chips in Future Macs

November 28, 2012 | 1 Anybody remember the uproar back in 2005 when Apple decided to change to Intel Processors from PowerPC Chips? This came as a result of a number of problems with this chip, including power consumption issues. Well it looks like Apple is set to change again, although this time they won’t be going for a pre-existing chip, instead they will be developing one of their own. This comes after last year when rumours were abound that they were planning on switching from Intel to ARM processors in their future Read more [...]

Apple’s New Mac Mini

November 1, 2012 | The newest Apple Mac Mini packs more of a punch than any of the other Mac Mini’s that have existed since 2005. It is only a short while since the latest refresh as well. Despite the Apple Mac Mini being a pretty fabulous device in the past, the newest version is ‘to die for’. Let’s take a little look at the specs that this wonderful beast has waiting for you. The latest version of the new apple mac mini is one sexy device. It stands at just an inch and a half tall, and yet, it has more Read more [...]

Apple’s New Fusion Drive

October 30, 2012 | 1 The end of October has been a pretty busy time for Apple. Not only did they introduce the Mac Mini, iMac, and the latest incarnations of the iPad and the new iPad Mini, they also announced a brand new storage option, a device they have dubbed the ‘Fusion Drive’. So what is it all about? And why is it different from other pieces of technology that already exists? Well, according to Apple, the brand new Fusion Drive is speedy and efficient. It is perfect for the more disk-intensive tasks, for Read more [...]

October 23 Apple Media Event Highlights

October 23, 2012 | Apple’s much-anticipated media event has come and gone. For the most part, the rumors we reported last week held true, but there was one big surprise. Here’s the condensed version: The iPhone 5 is officially the fastest selling mobile phone in history. Over 5 million were sold in its first weekend. The new version of the iBooks app was announced. Highlights include continuous scrolling and the ability to highlight and share passages via Twitter and Facebook. The MacBook Pro will be available Read more [...]

Rumor Roundup: October 23 Apple Event

October 18, 2012 | As you may have heard, Apple recently sent out invitations for a media event to be held Tuesday, October 23 at the California Theatre in San Jose, California. Other than the time, date and location, the invitations only said “We’ve got a little more to show you.” Despite the lack of official information, there’s been plenty of speculation about what will be seen at the event. Here are some of the rumors that are floating around: The launch of the new iPad Mini - Designed to compete Read more [...]

New Mac Mini and iMac Lines

October 18, 2012 | Apple’s new Mac mini and iMac lines will feature price-points that are similar to those of their current models (depending on country). The three Mac mini models will likely be priced at the same $599, $799, and $999 for the two standard models and single server model, respectively. The new iMacs will also feature similar or same pricing as the current iMacs, but the top 27-inch and 21.5-inch models may feature slightly cheaper pricing in some countries. The current iMacs come in at $1199, Read more [...]

New Mac Mini’s with New iPad Mini?

October 15, 2012 | Alongside the smaller iPad, Apple plans to announce a new version of its Mac mini. Sources say that these Mac minis will come in two standard configurations, with different storage and processor options, and a third model that runs OS X Server. These new Mac minis are said to begin shipping immediately after announcement. Apple last redesigned the Mac mini with a unibody aluminum enclosure in 2010, and last updated the computer with faster processors last summer. These current Mac minis are Read more [...]

Reseting The System Management Controller

August 22, 2012 | Intel-based Macs: Resetting the System Management Controller (SMC) Summary In some situations, you may need to reset your computer's SMC.  Learn how to identify these conditions and reset the SMC. Note: It is possible that the SMC could encounter an issue that may cause unusual system behavior typically related to the symptoms described below. In some cases, resetting the SMC may be the only correct method to resolve the issue, however, an SMC reset should only be attempted Read more [...]