Apple finds issue w/ logic board in some 2018 MacBook Airs, offers free repair

Apple has confirmed in an internal document to repair staff that it’s identified an issue with the main logic board in what it says is a “very small number” of MacBook Air models. Apple Stores and authorized repair staff have been informed to replace the main logic board in affected machines at no cost to […]

Here are all of the Apple retail store openings, moves, and remodels in 2018 & 2019

With a few setbacks, Apple is almost continuously expanding and updating its global retail chain, now over 500 locations. Here’s the company’s evolution in 2018 and 2019 so far, updated on Apr. 8 with news of opposition to Apple’s planned Vancouver Pacific Centre design. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Amazon drops Apple’s current 15″ MacBook Pro to $1,999 ($400 off), plus $300 off 2018 13″ MacBook Pros

In what amounts to the steepest discount available on Apple’s six-core 15-inch MacBook Pro, Amazon has issued a $ 400 price drop on the standard model in Space Gray. Apple’s current quad-core 13-inch MacBook Pros are also $ 200 to $ 300 off, with prices starting at $ 1,599. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Lowest prices ever: $400-$600 off loaded 2018 15″ MacBook Pros; 512GB 12.9″ iPad Pros w/ LTE $799 today only

More exclusive deals have arrived, delivering the lowest prices ever on 2018 15-inch MacBook Pros. Score a loaded 2.6GHz model with a 1TB SSD and Radeon 560X graphics for just $ 2,799 ($ 400 off) — or save $ 600 on a 2TB config. High-end 512GB 2017 12.9-inch iPad Pros with cellular are also $ […]

Apple replaced 11 million iPhone batteries in 2018, up from its usual of 1-2 million

Following Apple’s revision to its Q1 2019 earnings, it was revealed that Tim Cook would hold an all-hands meeting to discuss the results with Apple employees. While the majority of the details from that meeting have yet to leak, John Gruber at Daring Fireball today has an interesting tidbit. more… The post Apple replaced 11 […]

New year, new deals: $259 Apple HomePods; $355 128GB 2018 iPads; H&R Block tax software for Mac $18

Ringing in the new year, retailers are offering cash discounts on HomePods, MacBook Pros and iPads with discounts of up to $ 280 off. Ready to tackle tax prep? H&R Block Deluxe + State 2018 is on sale for $ 17.98 today only while supplies last. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

AirPower officially misses 2018 deadline, Apple silent on its status

As the new year begins in Pacific Time, where Apple’s Cupertino headquarters are based, the AirPower charging mat has officially missed its 2018 release window. The charging mat promised to charge iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods on a single compact mat with flexibility on where devices can be placed. However, the product has been rumored […]

Alleged iCloud spy chips, plus a new iPad Pro, Mac mini & MacBook Air — Apple’s October 2018 in review

October 2018 saw Apple host an iPad Pro, Mac mini, and MacBook Air refresh event — but Bloomberg dropped an iffy China iCloud spy chip bombshell. Plus, Kanye West elected himself as an unofficial Apple spokesman. All this and more, in Apple’s October 2018 in review. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Year-in-Review: What was your favorite Apple product released in 2018? [Poll]

A few days ago, we recapped everything Apple announced over the course of 2018. While there were some products we were hoping for that ultimately didn’t come to fruition, 2018 was still a busy (and expensive) year for Apple fans. What was your favorite hardware release of 2018? more… The post Year-in-Review: What was your […]

Samsung knocks Apple’s notch, record iPhone earnings, Huawei on the rise – Apple’s July 2018 in review

It’s only on reflection that you find July contained a lot of news about Siri but we didn’t need long-term testing to come to some conclusions about Microsoft’s Apple-killing new Surface — or to back away from taking photos on a Samsung. Taking a look at Apple’s July 2018. AppleInsider – Frontpage News