­

About lapin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far lapin has created 27 blog entries.

Scott Forstall out at Apple; Jony Ive in as VP of Human Interface (HI) design

With Scott Forstall, former VP of iOS, on his way out, Industrial Design genius Jony Ive will be taking over Human Interface design for Apple, which now puts him squarely in control of just about everything you look at on your Mac — OS X and other Apple Software included. Forstall's other responsibilities will be [...]

October 30th, 2012|Apple, Corporate|

Apple unleashes a deluge of new hardware products

Apple released a slew of hardware updates today, including a redesigned iMac with new storage technologies, updated Mac mini, 13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display, updated iPad with LTE wireless service, and iPad mini with 7.9" display! This was a massive refresh event, event by Apple's standards Take a few minutes and check out the [...]

October 23rd, 2012|Apple, event, New Products|

The iPhone 5 has arrived!

Today Apple released the much-anticipated revision to their flagship product - the iPhone 5. The new device includes, among other things, the new "Lightning" connector for faster and easier connections, new camera, LTE data support, a faster processor, and a larger, more colorful retina display! Apple's official iPhone 5 page: http://www.apple.com/iphone/ The iPhone 5 intro/launch [...]

September 12th, 2012|Apple, event, New Products|

Lapin retains Premium Service Provider designation for new period

We retained our Premium Service Provider designation for the January-June 2012 period. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to serve your Mac needs! From Apple: "Your service location has demonstrated its commitment to premium service and technical excellence during January - June 2012, Apple is pleased to recognize Lapin Systems as an Premium Service Provider."

August 9th, 2012|Apple, Lapin, Recognition|

Third-party upgrades for Retina MBP are a no-go, for now at least.

Looks like third-party upgrades for the #Retina-equipped MacBook Pro are a no-go… for now at least. As far as repairing, we will be able to get factory replacement parts directly from Apple starting now!   photo credit: ifixit http://arstechnica.com/apple/2012/06/retina-macbook-pro-full-of-air-style-proprietary-parts/          

June 13th, 2012|Apple, New Products, service|

Lapin designated as an Apple Premium Service Provider!

March 1, 2012: Lapin Systems, Inc. has been designated an Apple Premium Service Provider (PSP) by Apple Computer! The Premium Service Provider designation is proof of Lapin's commitment to excellence, customer satisfaction, and fast, high-quality repairs and upgrades. Apple products are now more popular than ever. For all your Mac needs, choose Lapin, and please [...]

March 1st, 2012|Apple, Lapin, Recognition|

Remembering Where it Began

Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, passed away yesterday at the early age of 56 from pancreatic cancer. As a Mac specialist in Chicago, Lapin is both saddened by the loss of such a visionary and grateful for all that Jobs accomplished during his lifetime. As reported by Engadget last evening: "Steve Jobs has had a [...]

October 6th, 2011|Apple, Corporate|