Review: mStand from Rain Design

If you’re like me, you spend a minimum of 8 hours a day working on your Mac. My primary machine is a Macbook Pro, and for the first several months of owning it, and using it as my primary machine, I suffered through typing on the keyboard and using the trackpad for mouse navigation for Read more…

SPECULATION: Apple has been a releasing machine in 2008 – are MBP’s next?

The old rumor mill continues to churn, and Apple has done such a great job of releasing product so far in 2008, that people are now starting to wonder what’s coming out “next week”. So far, there hasn’t hasn’t been a Tuesday yet when Apple hasn’t released something – although last week it was only Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 192 – iPhone for Enterprise, Macbook update Speculation, more

iPhone plans now released for enterprise users (no word on just what Captain Kirk thinks just yet…ha-yuck…), Macbook and Macbook Pro update speculation and more. You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can listen to the episode right here: right here In addition to that, you can also download the Apple Read more…

Apple test 10.5.2, releases Macbook updates

If you’ve been having trouble with your Macbook or Macbook Pro keyboard, Apple has finally fixed the problem, and you can download the update via Software Update on your Mac right now. Apple has also sent 10.5.2 out to testers. It will not have a tremendous amount of new features, but should have some serious Read more…

Some Macbooks, Macbook Pros, and Mac Minis at risk of Hard Drive Failure

According to Techworld, the Seagate SATA hard drives used in the MacBook, MacBook Pro and Mac mini may be subject to a flaw that can cause massive data loss. “The read/write heads are detaching from the arm and plowing deep gouges into the magnetic platter,” Retrodata Managing Director Duncan Clarke explained. “The damage is mostly Read more…

Apple quietly updates Macbook and Macbook Pros

Well, color me surprised, the Macbook line has been quietly updated with no aesthetic changes. Today Apple began selling new Macbooks that share the same Santa Rosa-based architecture as their professional cousins. Macbook Pros will now come with the option to upgrade to a 2.6GHz Core 2 Duo chip as well. If you were holding Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 133 – George Harrison in iTunes, Battery Problems, anr more

George Harrison is the final Beatle to appear in iTunes, Macbook Pro Battery problems and more. You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can directly download the episode right here. In addition to that, you should be able to play every episode of the podcast directly in your browser by using Read more…

Gold-Plated Macbook Pro joins the Luxury Apple Ranks

These insanely expensive “gold” versions of Apple products seem to be coming out of the wood work lately. This one, which comes to us via Crunchgear, is a Gold-Plated Macbook Pro. This one is actually much cheaper than the iPod Shuffle that we saw not too long ago. It only costs $1,500 over the price Read more…

Balmuda’s “Floater” stand for Macbooks and Macbook Pros

Balmuda is a design company that hand makes their products. This extremely cool “Floater” stand for the Macbook line looks really great, and would make a nice way to use your Macbook as your desktop computer as well…the only problem? Well, remember when I said it was hand made? Yeah….that means it costs about $305 Read more…

Apple’s Portable Marketshare still Rising…

It’s a great time to be an Apple user. Leopard is just around the corner, the iPhone is still buzzing the industry, and we’re on the verge of a slew of new iPod-related goodness at the next Apple media event. On the hardware front, things are looking extremely well too. More people are switching then Read more…