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  • If Apple Spun Off The Mac Business, It Would Be Number 110 On The Fortune 500 List

    If Apple Spun Off The Mac Business, It Would Be Number 110 On The Fortune 500 List

    Today, during their Back to the Mac event at their headquarters in Cupertino, CA, Apple kicked things off with some numbers they wanted to share. COO Tim Cook took the stage to rattle off these numbers. Specifically, he wanted to talk about the Mac. Of all of Apple's revenues, Macs represent 33 percent of the revenues in the past year. This means the Mac is a $22 billion business. This means that… Read More

  • Apple Q4: $20B Revenue, $4B Profits, 3.89M Macs, 14.1M iPhones, 4.19M iPads — All New Records

    Apple Q4: $20B Revenue, $4B Profits, 3.89M Macs, 14.1M iPhones, 4.19M iPads — All New Records

    You don't need to look any further than Apple's stock price over the past several months to know that they're on a roll. A year ago, the stock price was at about $190 a share. Today, it closed at $317.93 a share — an all-time high. In fact, they've hit several all-time highs this month alone. Their market cap is quickly approach $300 billion. And now the company has just announced their Q4 Read More

  • Will OS X 10.7 "Lion" Be The King Of The Apple Jungle, The Last Of Its Kind, Or Both?

    Will OS X 10.7 "Lion" Be The King Of The Apple Jungle, The Last Of Its Kind, Or Both?

    As you're well aware by now, this morning, Apple sent out invites to an event taking place in one week at their headquarters in Cupertino, CA. The invite reads, "Back to the Mac." and asks those invited to "Come see what's new for the Mac on October 20, including a sneak peek of the next major version of Mac OS X." But the most interesting thing about the invite has to be the picture. It's an… Read More

  • Sparrow Is Like Tweetie For Mac Plus Gmail. It's Beautiful, But A Bit Slow

    Sparrow Is Like Tweetie For Mac Plus Gmail. It's Beautiful, But A Bit Slow

    For the longest time, all I've wanted is a solid native Mac client for Gmail that supports starring of messages. Sure, there have been some out there, but they've all been lacking. Today, I may have finally found a good one. Sparrow is a super-simple Mac client for Gmail. If you've used Tweetie for Mac (which is now owned by Twitter, but development is more or less frozen), you'll feel right at… Read More

  • Left 4 Dead 2: The Sacrifice Shambling To The Mac Tomorrow

    Good news for Mac gamers: Left 4 Dead 2 is coming tomorrow. If you already own it for the PC, you will own it on the Mac. If you don't own it yet, go buy it. Steam is including all of the previously released DLC as well, so you won't miss out on any of the L4D2 gaming goodness. See the press release after the jump. Read More

  • Firefox 4.0 For Mac Might Get Hardware Acceleration

    Firefox 4.0 For Mac Might Get Hardware Acceleration

    Much love has been thrown in Google Chrome's direction of late, not least of which because, well, it's quite snappy. But let's not forget the trailblazing browser that helped open the door for all these non-Internet Explorer browsers: Firefox! Yes, Mozilla is closing in on version 4.0 (I've been running the betas for some time now, and I'm a fan of the new Mac interface, while the Windows one… Read More

  • 9/14/10: Parallels 6 ‘Drops’

    9/14/10: Parallels 6 ‘Drops’

    You know what comes out on Tuesday, September 14? Halo: Reach, right, but besides that? Parallels 6, the virtualization software that makes certain Mac users' lives a little bit easier. It runs on 64-bit processors this time around—woo! Read More

  • QUO maxQ2 Is A $4,000 Mac Pro Clone. Yeah, This Won't End Well

    QUO maxQ2 Is A $4,000 Mac Pro Clone. Yeah, This Won't End Well

    QUOComputer, a company that jumped in on the tail of the Psystar saga, is manufacturing a $3,765 Mac clone using lots of nice parts including an Asetek liquid cooling system. Why? I have no idea, but a $4K Mac clone sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen. A $4K PC with some nice liquid cooling… yeah, I could get behind that. Press release after the jump. Read More

  • Get Wood For Your MacBook, iPad, Or iPhone

    Get Wood For Your MacBook, iPad, Or iPhone

    If you’re like me, your MacBook Pro is “gently loved”, and the lid is a little scratched up. Or maybe you just want something that looks a little more custom then what the rest of the Mac users are packing around. Whatever the reason, Recover’s skins are made in my home town of Portland, Oregon from real wood veneer. Compared to the prices you see from some vinyl sticker… Read More

  • The iPad Clearly Cannibalized Mac Sales Last Quarter — Except The Opposite

    The iPad Clearly Cannibalized Mac Sales Last Quarter — Except The Opposite

    Remember when the iPad was unveiled and some people tried to paint it as a lose-lose for Apple? The line of thinking was that even if the iPad was a hit (which many were skeptical of at the time), it would likely cannibalize sales of the Mac. You know, the higher-priced, and more importantly, higher-margin Apple products. If the iPad was the future of computing, it was going to come at a cost to… Read More