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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Smaller MacBook Air expected in ‘Back to the Mac’ event

It is expected that Apple may introduce a revised MacBook Air on Wednesday’s “Back to the Mac” event. Other expectations are: unveiling of Mac OS X 10.7,  new versions of its productivity (iWorks) and lifestyle software (iLife) suites. Rumors are going around on MacBook Air with an 11.6in screen – much smaller than the current…

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Apple Magic trackpad on sale

It looks like a keyless keyboard, nearly 80 percent larger than the built-in trackpad on the MacBook Pro, and looks same as previously leaked photos of the device. Priced at $69, the gesture based device is a new category of input device for Apple desktop and laptops. The trackpad is expected to get popular among…

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Apple computer – time-line (1976 – 2010)

Two high school buddies, both named Steven, founded Apple Computer in 1976. Since then, Apple Computer has repeatedly been at the forefront of technology design and innovation. Some key mile-stones in the company’s history are listed below: 1976 – Apple Computer is founded on April 1 by Steven Wozniak and Steven Jobs. The Apple I…

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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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