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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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MadCatz R.A.T Tournament Edition gaming mouse arrives next month

MadCatz R.A.T Tournament Edition gaming mouse arrives next month

MadCatz has announced a new gaming mouse for both PC and Mac, the RAT Tournament Edition. With this new offering, which looks decidedly akin to a 90's era Transformer toy, MadCatz is promising a combination of high performance and ultra-lightweight design, both of which work together to make an uninhibited peripheral for those serious about their gaming efforts.

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LaCie Fuel 1TB drive offers AirPlay for iPad, iPhone and Mac

LaCie Fuel 1TB drive offers AirPlay for iPad, iPhone and Mac

LaCie has rolled out the red carpet for the Fuel, a sporty external hard drive designed specifically for the iPad, iPhone, and Mac. In addition to being wireless, the Fuel HDD also features AirPlay, hence the Apple-centric customer base. The drive will be available "soon", though the company hasn't specified a hard date. Priced at $199 USD with 1TB capacity.

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Windows 8 and 8.1 combine for 10% of OS market

Windows 8 and 8.1 combine for 10% of OS market

The latest numbers were recently published by Net Applications looking at the overall computer operating system market around the world. The report shows that the newest versions of Windows, Windows 8 and 8.1, are making inroads into the operating system market that is dominated by older versions of the OS around the world.

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