As most of you have no doubt seen by now, it has been a wild ride in the stock markets across the globe this week. Despite the volatility, Apple did have a bright spot in that it was able to close today as the world's most valuable company, overtaking Exxon Mobil.
Most folks say that May 6, 1998 -- the day that Steve Jobs introduced the then-revolutionary iMac to a wowed Cupertino crowd -- was the day that Apple was reborn. They’re wrong.
The iMac did indeed pull Apple Computer out of its seemingly irreversible death spiral, but the computer maker remained a small player in a field dominated by others. The day that today’s Apple was born occurred 10 years ago this month.
In today's economy, sometimes it can be hard on the old wallet strings to rush right out and get the latest and greatest Apple product. Thankfully, the lifeline of Macs are able to run for a long time, allowing for users to purchase previous generations of Macs, and still be able to get the same enjoyment and use as those sporting the new editions. Below, we'll show you how you can save on previous generations of Macs, and for our nostalgic readers who might be in to collecting old Macs, a way you can save on those too!
It's been five months since Thunderbolt technology arrived on the scene with the latest MacBook Pro refresh. At the time, not many devices were available to make use of the speedy new I/O connection. Since then, the new port has now appeared on new MacBook Airs, iMacs and Mac minis, and with that, the quantity of Thunderbolt-capable devices has improved as well! While some devices and accessories may not be available just yet, many should be arriving shortly. We highlight a handful that could help with all your future data transferring needs.
It's a scorcher outside just about everywhere but Alaska, and that doesn't even count for Apple's sales earnings which are just incredibly huge. It's no secret that the last few years have been kind to Cupertino, and now with Lion roaring down the competition, let's see what's cooking Apple style.
Apparently the Mac App Store distribution forum has served Apple well, at least as far as Mac OS X Lion is concerned. Apple announced today, that in just one day, over one million users bought and downloaded the latest operating system. The sales are the fastest than any other OS release in Apple's history!
As Apple continues to pile on the cash, so do the rumors that surround just what the company intends to do with it. At $76.2 billion in cash and securities, something has to give at some point, right? Two people familiar with the auction of the Hulu online video service have revealed that Apple may be putting some of that cash to use shortly.