Stories by Ken Mingis

MacBook Pro: 15-inch Retina screen is revolutionary

As the old saying goes: Seeing is believing.

WWDC: Live updates

Computerworld tweets will keep you updated on the latest from WWDC as Apple CEO Tim Cook and other executives unveil the company's plans for iOS 6, OS X Mountain Lion and, presumably, new hardware.

Thompson reportedly out as Yahoo CEO

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, who's been under fire amid questions about whether he padded his resume, plans to step down from his job, according to a report today by All Things D.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs resigns

Apple's iconic CEO, Steve Jobs, is resigning and has asked the company's board of directors to tap COO Tim Cook as his replacement.

15-in. MacBook Pro: Same look, more speed

Let's get this out of the way first thing: Apple's new MacBook Pro line of laptops, unveiled late last month and almost lost in the din of publicity around the iPad 2 launch, do not -- repeat, do not -- use flawed Sandy Bridge processors.

11.6-in. MacBook Air: Don't call it a netbook

When you first take the 11.6-in. MacBook Air out of its box, the word "netbook" will almost certainly pop into your head. After all, the diminutive size and weight of Apple's newest ultraslim laptop -- not to mention its modest 1.4-GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor -- are very netbook-like.

Apple rolls out free case program for iPhone 4 owners

As promised last week, Apple today rolled out its free case program for iPhone 4 owners who are having reception problems with the popular new smartphone.

Apple to offer free cases to fix iPhone 4 antenna issue

Facing heat from customers about iPhone 4 reception and antenna problems, Apple CEO Steve Jobs today said the company plans to give away free "Bumpers" to alleviate the issue.

Apple sets Jan. 27 event to show 'our next creation'

Apple Inc. on Monday sent out invitations to journalists inviting them to a Jan. 27 press event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco -- a move sure to fuel growing speculation about the prospect of an Apple tablet.

Apple's new 27-inch iMac is 'stunning'

Apple's new 27-inch iMac can be described in one word: stunning

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Hands on: Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro packs a punch

When it comes to Apple laptops, what's in a name? More specifically, what does adding the "Pro" moniker to Apple's 13-in. MacBook mean?

Apple unveils 'iPhone 3GS'; goes on sale June 19

Apple today took the wraps off the company's next iPhone, the 'iPhone 3GS,' saying it is two to three times faster that current models, offers digital video capabilities in its new camera and will go on sale June 19 in the U.S.

Apple's new 17-inch MacBook Pro rocks

It took Apple a while to finally get around to updating the 17-inch MacBook Pro, but the wait was more than worth it.

Apple's Jobs to take 'leave of absence,' cites health issues

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs announced Wednesday that he is taking a "leave of absence" from his job because of health problems, an announcement almost certain to raise new questions about his overall health.

New MacBook Air, now with extra SSD goodness

I really like Apple's newly revamped MacBook Air, which got extensive under-the-hood updates last month. And I really, really like the apparent speed boost offered by the larger solid-state drive (SSD) in the Air I've been testing for the past week.

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