November 2007 Archives

29
Nov

Bloomberg is reporting that AT&T Inc. CEO Randall Stephenson has stated that Apple will release an updated version of the iPhone next year that will be able to download content from the Internet at a faster rate.

28
Nov

On Wednesday November 28, 2006, Apple sent a note thanking users for their help in testing Tiger Boot Camp beta, the free software provided by Apple that allows Intel based Macs boot both Mac OS X and Windows.  The note also contained a reminder that the trial ends on December 31, 2007.

28
Nov

On November 28, 2007 Intel Corporation announced an upgrade to the company's software tools suite for Apple's Mac OS X operating system.  The new 10.1 version of Intel C++ Compiler and Intel Fortran Compiler, as well as the Intel Threading Building Blocks, Intel Math Kernel Libraries and Intel Performance Primitives, are now optimized for Mac OS X Leopard version 10.5 and the Xcode 3.0 development environment launched in October 2007.

26
Nov

In a November 20 2007 review, CNet ranked Microsoft Vista tenth in the list of it's Top ten terrible tech products.  Here's what CNET says:

26
Nov

Adobe's 7-day holiday special sale is ending today, November 26, 2007.  Get free shipping, discounts, or both on on several Adobe products.

26
Nov

A Cyber Monday special for all online Apple Store customers, get free shipping on everything purchased today.  "Cyber Monday" is a busy day for online retailers, including Apple.  Cyber Monday refers to the Monday immediately following Black Friday.

23
Nov

Apple is holding their annual Black Friday Sale today.  The sale is currently underway at Apple retail stores as well as at the online Apple Store.  Here's a quick rundown of a few important items that are on sale:

22
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.  It marks the start the holiday shopping season.  In keeping with recent tradition, Apple will participate in Black Friday with it's ONE DAY ONLY sale on Friday November 23rd 

20
Nov

Just announced the Parallels Christmas Special Exclusive Offers.  Owners of Intel-based Macs will want to give these specials serious consideration if they plan to run both Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.

14
Nov

In his November 14, 2007 review, Cliff Edwards of BusinessWeek states, "A minimalist redesign, a zippy new OS, and terrific new software make the iMac the all-in-one desktop computer of choice for multimedia lovers."  He gave the iMac a rating of 4.5 out of a possible 5 stars.

12
Nov

On Monday November 12, 2007 VMware announced the release of VMware Fusion 1.1, an update to the VMware Fusion desktop virtualization software for Intel-based Macs.

02
Nov

A support document from Apple titled How to visually identify a MacBook (13-inch Late 2007) demonstrates how to identify the newly released MacBooks.  Two key visual differences exist, a larger rear vent and new media control keys across the function key row.

02
Nov

As a follow-up to our MacBook and MacBook Pro update article, we now look at the Mac Pro.  There's a high likelihood that Apple will release new Mac Pro models on November 12, 2007 as it would be close to the historical "days between revision" average.  Analysis follows.

01
Nov

The new 13-inch MacBook and new MacBook Pro 2.6 portables introduced by Apple on Thursday offer up to a 10 percent performance increase on some tasks over their predecessors, as demonstrated by company benchmarks.

01
Nov

Apple has quietly updated the 13-inch MacBook line to the Santa Rosa architecture.  The update includes speed bumps and the Intel GMA X3100 integrated video chip.  The new 13-inch MacBooks now have the same Santa Rosa-based architecture as the professional MacBook Pro line.  Only two days ago we analyzed and predicted upcoming updates to the MacBook and MacBook Pro models.  See below.