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November 28, 2017
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Flash Deals: Apple’s high-end 15″ MacBook Pro for $1,899 ($900 off), top of the line $2,499 ($1,000 off), plus no tax outside NY & NJ

Today only, and while supplies last, shoppers can grab Apple’s Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro in Silver with a 2.7GHz processor, 512GB of storage and Radeon 455 graphics for $ 1,899. The top of the line 2.9GHz model with 1TB … Continue reading

September 26, 2017
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New glass enclosure, A11 Bionic chip, and flash storage to blame for iPhone 8 price increase

With the introduction of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple slightly raised the price of each device. Now, new research from IHS Markit published by Bloomberg offers a bit more insight as to what drove Apple’s price hike… … Continue reading

September 4, 2016
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Apple’s ‘iPhone 7’ to boast True Tone display, upgraded camera flash, capacities of 32-256GB

At this week’s media event, Apple is expected to introduce a new iPhone featuring waterproof capabilities equivalent to the Apple Watch, along with a new wide color True Tone display and other enhancements throughout. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 11, 2016
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Yet another “critical” Flash vulnerability allows an attacker to take control of your Mac – fix available

Adobe has announced the latest in a long line of “critical” Flash vulnerabilities, allowing an attacker to take control of your Mac. The same vulnerability has been found in Adobe AIR. The company has released updates for both, which we … Continue reading

March 8, 2016
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OWC Announces Aura Flash Storage Upgrades for Mid-2013 and Later Mac Laptops

Other World Computing today announced a new product that will allow newer Retina MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners to upgrade the storage in their notebooks for the first time. Aura SSD upgrade kits are available in 480GB and 1TB … Continue reading

July 29, 2015
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Intel and Micron announce new ‘3D XPoint’ memory solution 1,000 times faster than current NAND flash storage

Intel has just announced a new breakthrough in computer storage technology developed in collaboration with Micro that is 1,000 times faster than the current-generation NAND flash chips upon which modern solid-state drives are built. The tech is called 3D XPoint (that’s “crosspoint”), … Continue reading

July 22, 2015
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Apple issues MacBook Pro firmware update 1.0 to address flash storage problem

Apple has issued the first firmware update for its newly released Retina MacBook Pros labeled MacBook Pro Flash Storage Firmware Update 1.0. The firmware update is intended for the new MacBook Pros with Force Touch trackpads and is intended to … Continue reading

May 3, 2015
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Review: OWC’s Envoy Pro mini hides a MacBook-like SSD inside a USB 3.0 flash drive

Across the How-To guides I’ve written for adding solid state drives (SSDs) to iMacs, Mac Pros, Mac minis and MacBooks, there was one option I left out: thumb drives. While external SSDs such as Elgato’s Thunderbolt Drives and Samsung’s T1 … Continue reading

July 21, 2011
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Adobe Suggests Disabled Hardware Acceleration for Flash participant in OS X Lion

TUAW experiences that Adobe has posted a list of identified concerns for its products operating on OS X Lion. The list is sadly extensive, but the firm’s dialogue of Flash participant issues stands out for the revelation that OS X … Continue reading

July 21, 2011
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New, sooner MacBook Air

Apple these days up to date the MacBook Air with next-technology Intel Core processors, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O expertise, a backlit keyboard, and Mac OS X Lion, the arena’s most developed running gadget. With up to 2.5x the performance of the … Continue reading