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Apple's one-day sale discounts Macs, iPods, more

Apple is holding a one-day sale event on Friday, with discounts on many of its products and accessories as well as those of third parties.

Gear Guide: The mobile Mac user

From cool cases to ultra-portable keyboards and mini-subwoofers, check out this collection of gear for the on-the-go Mac user.

Buying guide: Macs (2011)

Shopping for a new Mac? Here's the lowdown on Apple's offerings to help you decide which Mac to buy.

Apple issues MacBook Pro, AirPort firmware updates

Apple has released MacBook Pro SMC Firmware Update 1.5 and AirPort Base Station and Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.6.

Apple settles MagSafe lawsuit, offers replacements

A preliminary settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit regarding cable fraying and strain in Apple's T-shaped MagSafe adapters; the company has also begun an Adapter Replacement Program for eligible devices.

MacBook Pro updates and Speedmark 7

We take the occasion of our MacBook Pro review to discuss Apple's new laptops and Macworld Lab's updated Speedmark 7 tests.

MacBook Pro Video Update addresses freezes and other issues

Apple on Monday released a software update for 15-inch MacBook Pro display-related issues.

Apple quietly bumps MacBook Pro processors, graphics

Apple on Monday slightly bumped the specs on its MacBook Pro line, offering better processors and more graphics power without raising prices.

Remains of the Day: Bolt from the blue

Apple describes some Thunderbolt limitations, a report suggests you might soon be able to merge multiple Apple IDs, and faux Apple Stores come to an agreement with the real deal.

Remains of the Day: Get the message?

iMessage may be the next iOS feature to come back to the Mac; ebooks are invading your social network and your coffee shop; and your next iPad may be fabricados no Brasil!

MacBook Air firmware update fixes Thunderbolt issues

Apple on Monday released MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.1, aimed at addressing various issues with mid-2011 MacBook Airs.

Macworld's new Speedmark 7 benchmark suite

Now that the Mac OS has entered the Lion era, its time to bring Macworld’s overall system performance test suite, Speedmark, up to date. With this latest version, Speedmark 7, we’ve updated all of the applications to their current versions, increased files sizes that some tests use, and changed our 3D game test to a more recent title.

Remains of the Day: Supersize me

It's a mega-giganta-humungo edition today, as we cover everything from Apple losing yet another prototype iPhone, to a neighborly Steve Jobs, to Tim Cook's email habits.