Apple announces 7.9" iPad Mini starting at $329

Apple has announced a 7.9-inch iPad mini. The iPad is smaller enough to fit in one hand and weights. The16GB WiFi-only iPad mini is priced $329. The price is $30 more than the entry level 32GB 4-inch iPod Touch. The processor in the new iPad is A5, the same as the 3rd-generation iPad and the…

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New MacBook Pros – processors, graphics and I/O improvements

Apple has released all new high end laptops today. The 13" MacBook Pro comes with dual core Intel i5/i7 and others (15" and 17") will feature quad-core Intel i7 processors. The new I/O port, seen first time in computers, Thunderbolt is told to be 20 times faster than the current USB 2.0 ports. It is…

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Mobile Me to be free ? New MacBook Pro, FaceTime for Mac announced

Mobile me, Apple’s subscription-based collection of online services (Costing $99 per person) might soon be a free service. Today, Apple announced a new MacBook, Facetime for Mac and developer preview of OS X Lion. At the same time, it removed the new subscription of the Mobile Me services. Originally launched on January 5, 2000, as…

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Apple updated Macbook Pro line of laptops

Apple has updated line of MacBook Pro notebooks, bringing several new features to the the aluminum-clad notebooks. As usual, Apple is offering six standard MacBook Pro configurations across the line’s three sizes: 13″ MacBook Pro – $1199: 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo, NVIDIA GeForce 320M, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive – $1499: 2.66…

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Boot Camp 3 and Issues with Internal Microphone

Apple has been providing a support for installing Microsoft Windows operating systems on all Apple hardware equipped with an Intel processor through Boot Camp. But hardware compatibility issues sometimes are very annoying. The MacBook and MacBook Pro CirrusLogic sound chip are notorious for unsupportive sound drivers in Boot Camp 3 and 3.1. The internal microphone…

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