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Apple rumored to launch a 21.5-inch 4K iMac in October

According to "reliable sources" at 9to5Mac, Apple is planning on releasing an updated version of their 21.5-inch iMac in October with a 4K display, confirming reports from several months ago that hinted at a new smaller-sized Retina iMac. …

Apple iPad mini with Retina Display: The TechSpot Review

Every year Apple refreshes their tablet line-up with new hardware and new features. The full sized iPad got faster, lighter, slimmer and even received a new name (iPad Air), while the second-generation mini is more impressive than ever, thanks to a major update. This new iPad mini comes with a high-resolution 7.9-inch panel whose resolution is on-par with the Air at 2048 x 1536. Not only that, but Apple’s new A7 SoC is included, alongside a larger battery in a shell that’s nearly identical in size to the original iPad mini.

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Apple to unveil new iPads, Macs on October 15

We aren’t even a week removed from Apple’s iPhone 5S, 5C media event yet we’re already hearing rumors concerning Cupertino’s next major product announcement. Early indications suggest Apple is preparing to showcase the next wave of iPads at a special…

MacBook Pro with Retina users report fan speed issue

Several early 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina display owners are reporting a problem with the system’s cooling fan. Based on a number of reports across the web and even on Apple’s own discussion boards, the problem seems to be that…

The Apple Decade: Where They Succeeded and Others Were Too Lazy to Innovate

In the decade we have been publishing TechSpot, we have watched Apple resurge from the joke that G3 and G4 machines represented, to the Apple 'Mac vs. PC' debate -- during a time the company had better luck selling MP3 players than computers -- to today's ubiquity of Apple products in all forms of computing devices.

During the past 10 years Apple has systematically attacked and conquered from several fronts. Here's a brief recount of those winning products, and where it applies, the industry incumbents that for one reason or another failed to innovate or at least failed to beat Apple at breaking products to the masses first.