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Apple expands Back to School promotion to include iPad purchases

In past years, new and returning college students were eligible for rewards from Apple when they bought a Mac before heading back to school. This year, Apple is expanding the program to students who buy a third-generation iPad before September 21.

Developers: Retina-optimized Mac apps will take time

While Apple is already updating its own apps for Retina display, officials with third-party developers Adobe and Autodesk on Tuesday said they’ll need time to ship Retina-optimized apps to the public. Their Photoshop and AutoCAD applications, respectively, were shown in Retina form during Apple's keynote at WWDC on Monday.

Remains of the Day: Bring out yer dead

The new MacBook Air gets torn down (and not built up again), Thunderbolt is striking some machines with lightning, and the machine will no longer go Ping.

MacBook Air price cuts make it tougher on Windows ultrabook makers

Apple's move to cut prices on three of its four MacBook Air models could prove challenging to computer makers looking to cash in on the thin-and-light category with Windows-powered ultrabooks.

Insider Chat: Talking about WWDC

Apple held a keynote on Monday, the first day of its 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference. On Tuesday, June 12, we're holding an Insider chat to talk about what Apple announces with some of Macworld's editors.

Apple's all-flash MacBook Pro, iCloud drive industry changes

The announcement by Apple that it is selling a flash-only MacBook, combined with native iCloud support, will likely lead to a drop in SSD prices and push other laptop makers in a similar direction.

Slideshow: WWDC keynote highlights

Apple unveiled an updated MacBook line, more Mountain Lion features, iOS 6, and a smarter Siri. Here are some photos and recaps of Monday's WWDC keynote.

Two new Thunderbolt cables join parade of Apple releases

Apple is releasing two new Thunderbolt cables to accessorize the line of updated Macs unveiled Monday during the WWDC keynote.

Mac Pro quietly gets first update since 2010

Apple on Monday quietly released an update to the tower Mac, nearly two years after its last update.

WWDC Summary: MacBooks get an update, Mountain Lion gets a ship date

In addition to rolling out updates to its MacBook Pro and Air lineups and announcing that Mountain Lion would arrive in July, Apple also offered a preview of iOS 6, which is slated for a fall release.

Apple unveils next generation MacBook Pro with Retina display; updates other MacBook models

With USB 3, HDMI, Thunderbolt x2, and a Retina display, the new MacBook Pro is not an iterative update.

MacBook Air gets new processors, adds USB 3.0

Apple updated its MacBook Air line to include new Ivy Bridge processors and ports that offer both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 interfaces.

Live Update: WWDC Keynote

Jason Snell and Dan Moren will be in the audience as Tim Cook unveils Apple's latest creations. Follow our live blog for all the latest Apple announcements.