New MacBook Pros: What You Need To Know

New MacBook Pros: What You Need To Know
Apple announced a refreshed line of MacBook Pros sporting Intel’s latest Sandybridge CPUs, AMD powered graphics and the highly anticipated high speed Thunderbolt data connector. Here’s everything you need to know about the new MacBook Pro. The 13″ MacBook Pro – Intel Integrated Graphics Dominate The 13″ MacBook Pro didn’t receive much attention during the Read more…

New MacBooks Pros coming February 24th but what are the specs?

New MacBooks Pros coming February 24th but what are the specs?
Apple is set to announce new MacBook Pros next week according to several sources but aside from the obvious processor and graphics updates, not much else is known about the refresh. According to MacRumors, Apple is scheduling its MacBook Pro refresh for February 24th. MacBook Pro stock has been dwindling internationally and this morning two Read more…

My MacBook’s battery life is horrible! What do I do?

My MacBook's battery life is horrible! What do I do?
Apple focuses heavily on battery life on every mobile product it sells so much so the company took a new approach to the age-old design of batteries. But what if your Macbook battery life isn’t hitting the 8+ hours of use touted by Apple? Here’s a fix. Understanding Your Battery Your MacBook, depending on model, Read more…

3 MagSafe tips every MacBook owner needs to know

3 MagSafe tips every MacBook owner needs to know
If you’ve ever tripped over your MacBook’s charging cord or watch it yank out effortlessly without dragging your laptop to its demise, you surely appreciate the design of the MagSafe. Its magnetic tip connects and disconnects with ease; the power block it’s attached too mimics Apple’s design ethics. In all, the MagSafe is a very Read more…

Will the MacBook Air make the jump to Sandybridge?

Will the MacBook Air make the jump to Sandybridge?
While Apple is prepping upgraded Mac Book Pros, the MacBook Air and MacBook have been neglected by the news. Will the MacBook Air make the jump to Sandybridge and receive a new Core i3 processor from Intel or stay with the aging Core 2 Duo? Apple could go either way. CNET reports the MacBook Air Read more…

Using A Mac: How to reverse your Photo Booth images

Using A Mac: How to reverse your Photo Booth images
Have you wanted to take a quick snapshot in Photo Booth and noticed the image is mirrored? Photo Booth becomes more frustrating when trying to capture anything when text is flipped rendering words unreadable. How do you fix this? The fix is as simple as opening Photo Booth and selecting “Edit > Auto Flip New Read more…

Using A Mac: FaceTime or iChat, which should I use?

Do you want to video chat with Macs, iPods and iPhones? Use FaceTime. Do you want to instant message or video chat with a PC or a Mac? Use iChat. One of the coolest yet often neglected features of the iPod, iPhone and Mac is video conferencing. Some people don’t have an interest in video Read more…

Breaking: HP introduces a huge iPhone 3GS running iOS

Breaking: HP introduces a huge iPhone 3GS running iOS
Today HP announced its competitor to the iPad called the TouchPad. While the TouchPad will give Android tablets a run for their money, I can’t help but notice where HP got its design inspiration. Read more…

How Apple could be releasing Sandybridge MacBook Pros sooner

How Apple could be releasing Sandybridge MacBook Pros sooner
Trust me when I say this is a little hard to type. Days after I proudly clicked the “buy now” button on a new (old) 13″ MacBook Pro thinking the next generation of Sandybridge powered Macs would be delayed for months, news saying otherwise shows up. PC World posted an article that reveals the shipping Read more…

Should I wait for Sandybridge MacBook Pros? Yes and no

Everyone has been eagerly awaiting the newest update to the MacBook line who have been teased by rumors and speculation. Unfortunately, Intel recently announced a massive recall of all Sandybridge CPUs due to a chipset flaw which causes it to break down overtime. While I could quip Intel shouldn’t have initiated a recall in the Read more…