Developer Preview Of OS X Lion Available, Security Specialists Get A Sneak Peak

Developer Preview Of OS X Lion Available, Security Specialists Get A Sneak Peak
Yesterday Apple made available the developer preview of OS X Lion on the Mac App Store. Beneath the cries of Apple’s intention to kill the optical drive (this is the first developer preview of OS X you can’t get on DVD) was news security experts would be getting a sneak peak at Lion. Apple informed Read more…

Why Apple Chose Intel Graphics For The 13-Inch MacBook Pro

Yesterday Apple announced its refreshed line of MacBook Pros sporting the latest Sandybridge processors and AMD graphics processors complimented by Intel’s integrated graphics chip. However, the baseline MacBook Pro lacks a discrete GPU and is powered by Intel’s HD 3000. While some are decrying Apple for intentionally ditching Nvidia for Intel, the constraints of the Read more…

Apple Announces FaceTime 1.0, HD Cameras On New MacBook Pros

Amidst Apple’s MacBook Pro announcement was FaceTime’s official debut. The App which allows Mac users to video chat with their friends on OS X and iOS hit version 1.0 on the Mac App Store. A new feature of Apple’s newest MacBook Pros is the inclusion of a High Definition FaceTime video camera that supports 720p Read more…

What Is Thunderbolt And Can I Use It?

What Is Thunderbolt And Can I Use It?
The highlight of Apple’s MacBook Pro announcement is the inclusion of Intel’s newest high-speed data transfer data technology Thunderbolt. Despite it being a new standard, you can start using Thunderbolt today. High-Speed Data Transfer Thunderbolt is being billed by Apple and Intel as the successor to USB 3.0, Firewire and other high-speed data transfer protocols. Read more…

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…