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Apple films Mac 30th celebration in 1 day with 100 iPhones

Apple films Mac 30th celebration in 1 day with 100 iPhones

Apple has released a new video celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Mac, filmed entirely on iPhones by a team of people in locations around the world. The Cupertino company - which was rumored in some quarters to have a big budget Super Bowl commercial, something which obviously failed to transpire - used a total of 100 iPhones in total, operated by fifteen different crews.

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MacBook touch patent filed in 2010 – just as Steve Jobs slammed the idea

MacBook touch patent filed in 2010 – just as Steve Jobs slammed the idea

Supposing you saw the one single appearance of a MacBook with a touchscreen during the Apple keynote "Back to the Mac" in the year 2010, you may be wondering when this device is going to be released. As it was stated then by Steve Jobs - and as the company has maintained since - the touchscreen laptop doesn't work. Today, though, a new sort of MacBook has appeared in a patent application from Apple - one with a touchscreen on it.

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ABI Research says ultraportable PCs were 12% of the notebook market in 2013

ABI Research says ultraportable PCs were 12% of the notebook market in 2013

ABI Research has issued a new research note looking at the ultraportable PC market for 2013. According to the research firm, 12% of the notebook PC market in 2013 was ultraportable units. That percentage works out to an estimated 22.5 million units of ultraportable machines shipped in the overall notebook PC market for the year.

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Mac sales continue to grow: 19% up year-on-year

Mac sales continue to grow: 19% up year-on-year

This afternoon Apple has shared their financial Q1 2014 results with the public, showing that, in the quarter leading up to the 30th anniversary of the Apple/Mac connection, the company continues to increase sales. This quarter's revenue racked up a cool $6.3 million compared to $5.6 million the quarter before and $5.5 million one year ago at this time.

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Steve Jobs original 1984 Mac demo footage unearthed & restored

Steve Jobs original 1984 Mac demo footage unearthed & restored

It's thirty years since the birth of Apple's Mac, and new footage showing Steve Jobs' second, longer demonstration of the new computer has emerged to commemorate the anniversary. Coming only days after Apple co-founder Jobs revealed the Macintosh at the company's shareholder meeting on January 24th, the second appearance was a ninety minute demo at the Boston Computer Society, which has unearthed the full footage that you can watch after the cut.

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Macintosh 128K gets iFixit teardown

Macintosh 128K gets iFixit teardown

The folks over at iFixit have a long history of tearing through the latest and greatest gadgets, but recently they went in a different direction: tearing down a Macintosh 128k on the cusp of its 30th anniversary. The relic -- which was no longer functional, they were sure to note -- was given its due process, and at the end of it all managed to score 7 out of 10 on the repairability scale.

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Apple Celebrates Mac computer’s 30th birthday with interactive timeline

Apple Celebrates Mac computer’s 30th birthday with interactive timeline

Apple is currently celebrating the 30th birthday of the Mac computer. That will probably make some of you feel old. The first Macintosh computer debuted in 1984 with what Apple calls the "computer that changed everything." If you are a child of the 80's you may recall the first time you saw one of those machines.

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Apple updates iWork across iOS, Mac and iCloud

Apple updates iWork across iOS, Mac and iCloud

Apple has pushed out new versions of iWork for iOS, Mac, and the iCloud beta, addressing some of the common requests around its Pages, Numbers, and Keynote apps. The updates include the ability to view and edit spreadsheets with an iPad or iPhone in landscape orientation, and being able to control remote Keynote presentations from the iOS version of the app.

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iRig Mic HD digital handheld microphone debuts for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

iRig Mic HD digital handheld microphone debuts for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

iRig has announced its latest offering for Apple users -- the iRig Mic HD, something it calls the first "high-quality" digital handheld microphone for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Mac. With this condenser microphone comes the promise of professional recording quality sufficient for many needs.

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Apple Mac mini update to bring Intel Haswell processors

Apple Mac mini update to bring Intel Haswell processors

Apple's Mac mini doesn't get a lot of love, at least when it comes to updates. It looks like that will change next month, if a Belgian retailer's website is accurate -- a model update is set to arrive bearing Intel Haswell processors, as well as a couple other changes. Unfortunately, no images of the next iteration are available, but the end of February appears to be its slated launch time frame.

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IDC predicts growth for digital PC and Mac gaming market through 2017

IDC predicts growth for digital PC and Mac gaming market through 2017

Sony may think that the PC gaming market is dying in the face of the next generation of game consoles like the PS4 and the Xbox One. The PC gaming market may not be as big as it once was, but research firm IDC is predicting growth on the digital front. The research firm says that the gaming market for digital PC and Mac will grow through 2017.

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Google Now cards land in latest Chrome Canary build

Google Now cards land in latest Chrome Canary build

If you are a fan of Google Now cards, you will be glad to hear that they are now available in the latest Chrome Canary build for Windows and Mac computers. To activate the feature you need to type the address "chrome://flags/#enable-google-now" into the browser and then select enabled. Once you enable the feature and restart the browser, Google Now cards will appear.

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