The latest Mac mini, introduced on October 16, 2014, is four years old as of this week. For emphasis, it has been 1,462 days since the portable desktop computer was last updated, according to the MacRumors Buyer’s Guide.
The current lineup, still sold on Apple.com, features five-generation-old Intel dual-core Haswell processors with clock speeds up to 3.0GHz. Other tech specs include up to 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM, up to 1TB of flash storage, and the choice of Intel HD Graphics 5000 or Intel Iris integrated graphics. Prices start at $499.
The good news is that the long wait for an update may be coming to an end, as two reliable sources in Apple analyst [...]
Apple’s iOS 12 operating system, released on September 17, is now installed on 53 percent of active devices introduced in the last four years.
Apple shared the installation statistics on its App Store support page for developers, which was updated today.
iOS installation rates are being broken down in a new way. The 53 percent statistic applies only to devices released in the last four years. Amid all devices, 50 percent are running iOS 12.
Of devices released in the last four years, 40 percent are running iOS 11 and 7 percent are running an earlier version of iOS. Among all devices, 39 percent continue to run iOS 11 while 11 percent use an earlier [...]
Apple CEO Tim Cook has tweeted in memory of his former boss and mentor Steve Jobs, who passed away on October 5, 2011. Today marks the seventh anniversary of the Apple co-founder’s death. He was 56 years old.
„Steve showed me—and all of us—what it means to serve humanity,“ tweeted Cook, alongside a photo of Steve.
Steve showed me—and all of us—what it means to serve humanity. We miss him, today and every day, and we’ll never forget the example he set for us. pic.twitter.com/fsdeOIl6LB
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) October 5, 2018
Here’s what Cook said on the day of Steve’s death:
Apple has [...]
With last month’s iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 event in the rearview mirror, we can now turn our attention to Apple’s roadmap for the remainder of the 2018 calendar year. If rumors are any indication, we’ll likely be headed back to Cupertino this month for an October event.
iPad Pro with Face ID concept by Álvaro Pabesio Apple has yet to announce any October event, to be clear, but it’s always fun to speculate about possible dates based on years prior. Apple has hosted an October event in six of the past eight years, with 2015 and 2017 the exceptions.
All but one of the October events have focused on the Mac, iPad, or [...]