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With new social-friendly iTunes, Apple cans Ping
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on September 14, 2012

After announcing its latest version of iTunes, Apple’s not-often-used music social network Ping is finally kicking the cyber-space bucket at month’s end.

As of Sept. 30, Ping will no longer be available on iTunes. Currently, the social network is no longer accepting new members.

iPhone 5 event: No mention of new iMac or 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on September 12, 2012

Those hoping for some kind of announcement about an updated iMac desktop computer or a 13-inch version of Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina display will have to wait for another Keynote address.

Apple introduced its new iPhone 5 Wednesday morning in San Francisco, Cali., alongside [...]

New iPod Touch to mimic iPhone 5 design
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on September 11, 2012

Apple’s iPhone 5 isn’t the only iOS device stretching out of its old design.

According to iOS developer Will Strafach, Apple’s iPod Touch is also receiving a design upgrade this quarter, featuring the same taller, 4-inch screen and include the same “Retina” resolution as the [...]

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro and updated iMac to Launch in October
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on September 10, 2012

More reports are pointing to an October release for a 13-inch version of Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display and an updated iMac desktop computer.

The sometimes-right, sometimes-way-wrong DigitTimes is now reporting that production is beginning to ramp up significantly, ensuring that the new computers will [...]

New Apple iMac could be announced at iPhone 5 event
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on September 7, 2012

While nothing is going to upstage the announcement of Apple’s iPhone 5, a completely refreshed iMac could at least turn some heads.

Fox News Business is reporting that Apple plans to give a much-needed refresh to its <a title="Updated iMac with Retina display on schedule [...]

Apple TV update a no-go this year after cable negotiations flop
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on September 6, 2012

Those anticipating some kind of announcement about an update to Apple TV or a dedicated television set will have to wait a bit longer.

Bloomberg has reported that we won’t be hearing any news about the Apple TV at Apple’s Sept. 12 iPhone 5 event [...]

Will iPhone 5 cannibalize the iPod?
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on September 5, 2012

While most Apple fans are anxiously awaiting the announcement and release of the iPhone 5, Apple also plans on releasing a completely refreshed iPod lineup.

Remember the iPod? That cute little rectangular device that can cram thousands of hours of music in your pocket?

Original Apple 1 computer heads to auction valued at $125,000
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on August 29, 2012

How much you would pay for the computer that started it all for the world’s most popular and most valuable computer company?

If your answer is about $125,000, you’d be in the market for the latest product at Christie’s auction in London.

Is your Mac safe? New Java security vulnerability discovered
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on August 28, 2012

A new Java 7 security vulnerability could potentially infect Mac users.

Malware developers are currently using this vulnerability to exploit systems using runtime installed. This vulnerability is similar to the most recent Flashback malware that affected thousands of Mac systems earlier this year.

How to become an Apple Genius
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on August 28, 2012

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an Apple Retail Store Genius?

I’m sure most Apple enthusiasts have — especially if you’re a dedicated user that feels like you know as much, if not more, than the genius working on your <a title="Could 13-inch Retina [...]

Could 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro be ready by September?
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on August 27, 2012

Reports are out today that production is officially under way on screens for a 13-inch version of Apple’s Macbook Pro with Retina display.

Rumors have been lingering since the beginning of the month on whether or not Apple would release a 13-inch model of its high-end laptop [...]

Now’s the time to buy a Retina MacBook Pro
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on August 26, 2012

If you’ve been on the fence about buying a Retina MacBook Pro, or maybe just waiting for it to become available, the time to buy is now.

Nearly three months after launching its stunning 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, Apple has finally caught up with demand as all [...]

How much will a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro cost?
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on August 21, 2012

When it comes to the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, it’s not a matter of if it will be released, as much as when it will be released.

Apple is heavily expected to announce and likely release a 13-inch version of its high-power laptop with ultra-sharp [...]

10 ways Mac OS X Mountain Lion makes your life easier
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on August 20, 2012

Now that you’ve been using Mac OS X Mountain Lion for about a month now, you might feel like your computing life is suddenly much easier.

This shouldn’t come as a surprise.

Apple TV: Is this Apple’s genius plan for television?
Posted from MAC.BLORGE on August 17, 2012

More reports are emerging that Apple is indeed working on a dedicated Apple TV television set, in addition to a new television set-top box that would allow users to choose their own cable provider using Apple’s interface.