November 2006 Archives

28
Nov

Apple has a factory certified 24-inch iMac Intel Core 2 Duo 2.16GHz for only $1699. The specs of the system are as follows:

27
Nov

In the November 26, 2006 edition of the Washington Post Rob Pegoraro in an article titled "Mac vs. PC: How to Decide" urges people to purchase a Mac.

24
Nov

Apple is holding their annual Black Friday Sale today.  The sale will is currently ongoing at the company's retail stores as well as at the online Apple Store.

23
Nov

In the United States, the day following Thanksgiving is referred to as "Black Friday" and is one of the busiest shopping days of the year as it officially kicks of the holiday shopping season.

22
Nov

In a November 21, 2006 article, Mark Kellner writing for The Washington Times says the recently updated MacBook and MacBook Pro models are "superb values".

22
Nov

In a November 15, 2006 post, Dan Ackerman of CNET reviewed the Apple MacBook.  The site also awarded the system with it's noteworthy Editor's Choice rating with an excellent 8.1 score.

22
Nov

In a November 13, 2006 article, Richard Hoffman of InformationWeek reviews the Mac Pro.  He has some interesting comments for the enterprise as well as those who need a powerful workstation.

14
Nov

On Monday November 13, 2006 Apple computer posted firmware updates for each of the company's Intel based Macintosh computers.  The updates address issues with Boot Camp beta, start up, and wake-from-sleep.

10
Nov

When Apple introduced the Core 2 Duo based iMac on September 6, 2006, the Mac faithful were excited to get their hands on the first Intel based Mac revisions.  It was only back in January 2006 when Apple's CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first Intel powered Macs at MacWorld.  The first Macs to get those chips were the iMac and the newly introduced MacBook Pro.

09
Nov

In a November 3, 2006 post, Cisco Cheng of PC Magazine provided an in depth write up the new 15-inch Core 2 Duo Apple MacBook Pro and has given the system with it's noteworthy Editor's Choice award with a 4.5 out of 5 rating. 

08
Nov

On Wednesday November 8, 2006, Apple Computer announced updates to the company's MacBook line of notebook computers.  The new models ship with Intel Core 2 Duo processors and deliver performance as high as 25 percent faster than the previous Core Duo models.

03
Nov

A recent job posting for a "Software Engineer - Web Applications" by Apple Computer hints that Apple is working on a revision to the company's online Apple Store.

03
Nov

Just three weeks after releasing the 4GB iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition, Apple Computer expanded the (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition iPod line by adding an 8GB version priced at $249.

03
Nov

Just over two years after launching the MSN Music Store in September 2004, Microsoft will stop selling downloads from the site.  Chalk up another victim to Apple's market leading iTunes Store.

03
Nov

On Thursday November 2, 2006, Apple Computer released an update to its Aperture professional photography workflow application that takes the version to 1.5.1.  Apple also announced a 30 day fully-functional free trial of the program.

01
Nov

On Wednesday November 1, 2006, Apple Computer unveiled today launched iTunes Latino, an area within the US iTunes Store dedicated towards Latin music, music videos, TV shows, audiobooks, and podcasts.

01
Nov

Apple's Mac operating system market share is up 35 percent year-over-year from October 2005 to October 2006.  Data rounded to the nearest whole percent, actual rise is 34.6 percent.

01
Nov

According to data collected by Market Share, Apple Computer's Safari Web browser continues to gain market share in the Internet browser segment.  Safari maintains its ranking as third most used browser trailing only Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox.