We've said it before, but we'll say it again, we like our Apple devices here at Mashable. However, we're also not going to ignore that fact that when it comes to deals, Apple could do a little better in helping the diehards save a few bucks here and there. Luckily, that's where Amazon comes in. Right now, the 12-inch Apple MacBook is $1199 on Amazon, $100 off the regular price of $1299. Under the hood, it comes packing an Intel Core m3 processor with 8GB of RAM, so the speeds will definitely live up to Apple standards.
LOS ANGELES – We know that Apple is bankrolling Hollywood stars such as Oprah to make TV shows for the iPhone distributor. We don't know when they will appear or in what form – could it be part of the existing Apple Music service or a new entertainment channel to take on Netflix and Amazon, perhaps? Apple long has offered video-on-demand services, but it never has offered anything to rival Netflix or Hulu. Instead, it has directed viewers to its iTunes service, where they could buy and rent movies for viewing on computers, phones and via the Apple TV set-top box. This à la carte service competes with YouTube and Amazon Video rentals.
My friend Robert Scoble, longtime tech futurist, is absolutely sure that Apple will launch the AR revolution this fall. While his argument has many points, the one I find irrefutable is that Apple has a strong relationship with consumers, and... it has stores. More than 450 of them, with cheerful and well-trained staffers, ready to help their customers experience and understand what AR can be used for.