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Deals: B&H Photo Discounts 2019 iMac, MacBook Pro, and iPad Air by Up to $200

Thursday April 2, 2020 11:58 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
B&H Photo has a trio of new deals today, offering discounts on an iMac, MacBook Pro, and iPad Air from 2019. All of the deals are among the best prices online for each of these devices. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with B&H Photo. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. To start, you can get the 21.5-inch...

Logitech-Owned Streamlabs Expands Streaming Software to Mac

Tuesday March 31, 2020 8:00 AM PDT by Juli Clover
Logitech-owned company Streamlabs, a provider of live streaming tools, has today expanded its software to the Mac. Streamlabs OBS is available on macOS in an open beta capacity, allowing live streamers on Mac to access customization tools for creating professional broadcasts, engaging with audiences, and monetizing content on Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, Facebook, and other streaming platforms. ...

Apple Releases ProRes RAW Beta for Windows

Monday March 30, 2020 9:33 AM PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today released ProRes RAW for Windows in a beta capacity (via Mark Gurman), with the software designed to allow ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ video files to be watched in compatible applications on Windows machines. According to Apple, the software will let the files be played within several Adobe apps: Adobe After Effects (Beta) Adobe Media Encocder (Beta) Adobe Premiere...

Deals: 2020 MacBook Air Discounts Now Extend to 512GB Model, Priced at $1,243.55 ($56 Off)

Monday March 30, 2020 6:22 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
One week after we tracked deals on the new 2020 MacBook Air on Amazon, today the retailer expanded its sales to include the new 512GB model of the MacBook Air. You can get this notebook with increased storage for $1,243.55, down from $1,299.00 (only in Gold). Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 103 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday March 26, 2020 10:12 AM PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced four years ago in March 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. Safari Technology Preview release 103 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, Web API, CSS, Page...

Deals: Save on Refurbished Models of the 2018 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Today Only (From $719.99)

Thursday March 26, 2020 5:53 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Woot is back today with new discounts on refurbished MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models from 2018. This sale will last until tonight at 12 a.m. CT. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Woot. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. To start, you'll find a refurbished 2018 13-inch MacBook Air with a 128GB SSD for ...

Rare Apple Sneakers Fetch Almost $10,000 at Auction [Updated]

Thursday March 26, 2020 5:01 AM PDT by Tim Hardwick
A pair of rare classic Apple sneakers sold for $9,687.50 at auction this week, reports GQ. Apple launched a fashion line in 1986, but these kicks were reportedly made as prototypes for Apple employees in the early 90s and never went on sale to the general public, making them an even more sought-after collectible today. Another pair fetched nearly $30,000 at auction in 2017, underlining just...

Deals: Best Buy's 1-Day Sale Includes Apple's 21.5-Inch iMac From 2019 for $999.99 ($300 Off)

Wednesday March 25, 2020 7:39 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Best Buy introduced a new one day sale today, offering deals on iMac, MacBook Pro, and Windows computers. For Apple users, the most notable discount in the sale is on the 21.5-inch iMac from March 2019. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Best Buy has the...

Deals: Woot's New Apple Sale Offers Prices From $100 on Refurbished iPad mini, MacBook Pro, and iMac

Tuesday March 24, 2020 7:00 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Woot today kicked off a new Apple sale on refurbished iMacs, MacBooks, and iPads. These devices represent previous-generation computers and tablets, and sales start as low as $99.99 for the first-generation iPad mini. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Woot. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. There's...

Deals: Apple's 512GB 16-Inch MacBook Pro Returns to Low Price of $2,099 at B&H Photo ($300 Off)

Tuesday March 24, 2020 5:30 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
B&H Photo today has returned the 512GB 16-inch MacBook Pro to its lowest price of $2,099.00, down from $2,399.00. We've seen this price a few times this year, and it's the current best price you'll find for a new 16-inch MacBook Pro among the major Apple resellers online. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with B&H Photo. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small...

Deals: 2018 Mac Mini Discounted by Up to $250 Following Launch of 2020 Models

Friday March 20, 2020 6:22 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
B&H Photo and Amazon have begun discounting Apple's Mac mini from 2018, following the recent launch of a refreshed model this week. The only change in the 2020 Mac mini is that the new models come with double the storage capacity for the standard configurations. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a...

Deals: 2019 MacBook Air Models Discounted by Up to $300, Starting at $899 for 128GB

Thursday March 19, 2020 7:39 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
With the launch of a new MacBook Air yesterday, we're seeing new all-time-low discounts on the previous-generation 2019 MacBook Air this morning. The sales we've rounded up below can be found at B&H Photo, which is providing deals for both 128GB and 256GB 2019 MacBook Air models. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may...

Slack Desktop App Update Introduces Major Platform Redesign

Thursday March 19, 2020 3:20 AM PDT by Tim Hardwick
Slack is today rolling out a redesign of its team chat app for desktop that aims to make navigating the platform's various menus and options simpler and more intuitive. First up, the Slack sidebar is about to become a lot more flexible for users on paid Slack plans. You can now group together channels, apps, and direct messages into nested, collapsible sections using a simple drag-and-drop...

Apple Afterburner Card for Mac Pro Now Available as Separate Purchase

Wednesday March 18, 2020 7:11 AM PDT by Tim Hardwick
Apple today made its $2,000 Mac Pro Afterburner Card available as a separate purchase, having previously been offered only as a build-to-order option when configuring a new ‌Mac Pro‌. Apple Afterburner is a PCIe accelerator card specifically for the 2019 ‌Mac Pro‌, created to enhance Apple ProRes and ProRes RAW workflows for creative professionals by accelerating the decoding and playback of ...

Deals: 16-Inch MacBook Pro Returns to Lowest Prices Ever, Starting at $2,099.99 for 512GB

Friday March 13, 2020 5:33 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Best Buy and Amazon today have new discounts on the 16-inch MacBook Pro, returning the 512GB model down to its lowest price of $2,099.99 ($300 off). We've seen this discount a few times over the past few months, but it hasn't been as consistent as sales on the 1TB model. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a...

Deals: Get the 256GB 13-Inch MacBook Pro for $1,499 ($300 Off, Lowest Price) [Update: Added Deal]

Thursday March 12, 2020 5:25 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Amazon today is offering a solid solo deal on the 256GB 13-inch MacBook Pro, which you can buy for $1,499.00, down from $1,799.00. This $300 off deal is the best price we've ever tracked among the major Apple resellers online for this particular model. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us...

Apple Signs Open Letter Opposing 'Anti-LGBTQ' State Legislation

Thursday March 12, 2020 5:10 AM PDT by Tim Hardwick
Apple and over 40 U.S. companies have signed a letter opposing several "anti-LGBTQ" legislation bills currently being considered in courts across the country (via AL.com). The open letter, drafted by the Human Rights Campaign and published Wednesday, argues that measures proposed in the bills would harm LGBT staff and negatively impact the companies that employ them. "These bills would...

How to Use Your Mac to Help the Fight Against Coronavirus

Wednesday March 11, 2020 9:08 AM PDT by Tim Hardwick
Folding@home is a distributed computing project for disease research that simulates protein folding, computational drug design, and other types of molecular dynamics. In addition to cancer, Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's, Folding@home has announced that it is tackling a disease that has been dominating the headlines: COVID-19. The project is joining researchers around the world ...