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…

The Death Of The Optical Drive Will Not Be Greatly Exaggerated

Many people start the new year off with a few resolutions (my personal resolution being 720p – I see an AppleTV coming soon) but I’m more interested in looking at the potential in tech companies, mainly Apple. What’s in store for us as consumers in 2011? My personal hope is the death of the optical Read more…

PhotoFast’s MacBook Air SSD Upgrades Killed By Apple

PhotoFast, manufacturer of a SSD upgrade kit for the MacBook Air has stopped all production of the unit because of a request from Apple. PhotoFast’s kit which used a Toshiba X-gale SSD and came in 64, 128 and 256GB capacities is no longer in production according to Daily Tech. PhotoFast, which is part of Apple’s Read more…

Next Generation MacBook Pro To Contain Intel Sandy Bridge CPU

Next Generation MacBook Pro To Contain Intel Sandy Bridge CPU
It’s no question that Apple is hard at work developing the next iteration of MacBook Pros which is expected to arrive sometime early next year. However, computer manufacturers are hinting the next generation of MacBook Pros could be powered by Intel’s Sandy Bridge CPU. TUAW reports that computer manufacturers such as Acer, Gateway and Lenovo Read more…

TSA and MacBook Air Good to Go

TSA and MacBook Air Good to Go
I hate travelling. I mean, I love it in concept, but I hate the process, particularly airport security. It used to be bad enough, but now with the TSA thinking that every bottle of water has dynamite inside, it can be an hour-plus long process to just get screened. Good news though for new MacBook Read more…

New MacBook Air Gets Gutted

New MacBook Air Gets Gutted
I’m a car guy, and I love putting things together and taking them apart. That’s why I love the crew at iFixit. Every time a new Mac model comes out, they splay it out on the table and do an autopsy so that we all can see the goodies inside. In the case of the Read more…

The MacBook Air: Lust & Logic

The MacBook Air: Lust & Logic
I’ve talked before about my lust for small computers, particularly the 12-inch PowerBook. That’s why yesterday’s news about the new MacBook Air models was a welcome relief for me. But at the same time, a bit disappointing as well. The specs were just as the rumors pointed out, and that’s a good thing. The SSD Read more…

Rumor: New MacBook Air Soon

Rumor: New MacBook Air Soon
Oh, the MacBook Air. It’s thin and … well there’s not much else to say really. It doesn’t have an optical drive, only comes with 2GB of RAM that isn’t an upgradable option via Apple, and it’s $300 more than the base model 13-inch MacBook Pro which is faster and has more hard drive space. In other Read more…

Going Stealth: MacBook Air Keyboard Case

Going Stealth: MacBook Air Keyboard Case
I’m a big fan of case mods. I’ve never done one myself, but I’ve always thought that it would be fun to do. That’s why when I see cool stuff like this online, I have to tell the world. It’s called the MacBook Air project, and let me have the builder explain it to you: Read more…