Micro Center stores are currently offering the base model iMac Pro for $3,999, a significant $1,000 discount off Apple’s regular price, and by far the lowest price we’ve ever seen for the powerful desktop workstation since it was released a month ago.
Micro Center says the deal is available at its retail stores only and not online. The official Apple Authorized Reseller has 25 locations across the United States, many of which appear to be open this Saturday and Sunday.
The best deal we had previously seen on the base model iMac Pro, which starts at $4,999 from Apple, was a $250 discount from Best Buy that dropped the price to [...]
Apple recently added a new Bluetooth speaker to its retail and online stores, called the „SoundLink Micro“ and created by Bose. Spotted by Japanese blog Mac Otakara [Google Translate], the $109.95 speaker seems to have appeared on Apple’s website around October 11, and has subsequently launched in some retail stores as well.
The SoundLink Micro is designed for durability and comes with an IPX7 waterproof rating, equivalent to the Apple Watch’s rating and ability to withstand submersion up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. The speaker’s durability can resist dents, cracks, and scratches, and the package also includes a tear-resistant strap to [...]
Today is April 1, 2017, otherwise known as April Fools‘ Day, and as you are likely aware that means over the next few hours you should be highly wary of anything you see, read, or hear online. As MacRumors has covered over the past few years, tech companies love to prank their customers with silly products, out-there announcements, and largely weird press releases meant to highlight the jovial holiday.
April 1, 2017 also marks the 41st anniversary of Apple, with Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne having solidified their partnership on this day all those years ago in 1976. Now, Apple itself has become a major target for April Fools‘ Day pranks, as well as [...]
Apple cut ties with server supplier Super Micro Computer in 2016 after unearthing a potential security vulnerability in at least one of its data center servers, reports The Information.
The vulnerability in the server, which was part of Apple’s technical infrastructure powering its web-based services, was discovered in the early months of 2016. According to Super Micro senior vice president of technology Tau Leng, Apple ended its business relationship with Super Micro Computer shortly after uncovering the security issue.
Leng’s account of the incident makes it sound like Apple received bad firmware from an FTP site hosted by Super Micro that may have [...]