Although the tech media loves to tout how Android is battering iOS when it comes to hardware sales, there's no denying that Apple's App Store continues to dominate the a mobile business, as its 2013 sales once again prove.
With the calendar quickly running out of potential days in December to release the new Mac Pro without colliding into the holidays, Apple has now confirmed the cylindrical black powerhouse will finally arrive on Thursday.
The iPhone 5 touched down in China and more than 30 other international locales last Friday, and Apple is wasting no time popping the cork on the champagne by celebrating another two million handsets sold in three days.
Still using OS X Lion and enjoying the free splendors of the Messages beta on your Mac? Sorry, folks, that party is coming to an end soon, as Apple begins notifying users they'll be cut off just before Christmas.
Now that Apple has conquered the 11-inch and 13-inch form factor with the MacBook Air, there are rumblings that the company has set its sights on a super-slim 15-inch notebook computer that’s nearing completion -- but it’s not likely to be part of the Air lineup.
Now that you've seen our picks for Gear of the Year,
we're curious to find out what your essential gear is. Tell us what
your three favorite pieces of Mac-related hardware were in 2009. And
remember, they don't necessarily have to be Apple products. So if
you've got a favorite mouse, iPhone case, or laptop bag that the world
needs to hear about, let us know. Send the name of your three favorite
hardware products, along with a brief description of what you do with
them, and why they're so awesome. The most interesting and enthusiastic
response will score an excellent prize.
Recession? What recession? In October, Apple posted its best quarterly sales figure ever with 3 million Macs out the door and 7.4 million iPhones. With December's quarterly projections aimed squarely at 2.85 million Macs, Apple's gearing up for the holidays.