My Macbook Pro Battery Adventure

Do you ever feel like you’re life is more complicated than it should be? I felt that way yesterday. Even if I hadn’t had issues with the AppleCare phone support, I still might have driven the Austin to get my Macbook Pro battery replaced. I don’t like waiting on stuff in the mail, and I Read more…

My Macbook Pro Battery: RIP Feb. 2007 to July 2007

So, as I sit here typing on my Macbook Pro (which is tethered to the wall by its cord) and I reflect on yesterday afternoon, I can’t help but be a little hacked off. See, I purchased this Macbook Pro in February. That’s not that long ago. This battery should be fine…but it isn’t. If Read more…

Say Hello to the new Macbook Pros

Apple today announced updates to the Macbook Pro line. The new MacBook Pros utilize the Santa Rosa chipset and come in the following flavors: 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo. 2GB RAM, 120GB HD, 15″ LED. GeForce 8600M GT 128MB – $1999 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo. 2GB RAM, 160GB HD, 15″ LED. GeForce 8600M GT 256MB – Read more…

RUMOR: New Macbook Pros Tomorrow?

Macrumors believes we will see new Macbook Pros as early as tomorrow, June 5th, 2007. They also have a really good point to back it up. My initial thought is why on earth would Apple do that a week before WWDC? That’s exactly the question that Macrumors answers by bringing up the Educational Back to Read more…

Rumor Round-up: Death of the 17 inch iMac and new iMacs and Macbook Pros at WWDC

Well, the rumors are swirling again, and this time they kind of make sense… The first one is the rumor that the 17 inch iMac is not long for this world. Lots of places have covered this, including our own Forever Geek, logistically this makes sense, so I won’t be surprised if it ends up Read more…

Apple Slapped with Class Action Lawsuit

File this one under the “you’ve gotta be kidding me” department….Loop Rumors is reporting that Fred Greaves and Dave Gatley filed a lawsuit on May 3rd with the Superior Court of California for the County of San Diego. The duo are are asking for multiple forms of relief and reimbursement along with an injunction that Read more…

Apple Nets 10% of US Retail Laptop Sales

Market research firm NPD published a study for top retail computer hardware sales for the month of March 2007 last week. Apple’s laptop sales are climbing signifigently thanks to the success of the Macbook and Macbook Pro lines. Here is the complete breakdown for Laptop, Desktop, and MP3 player sales. Laptops 1. Toshiba 26.2% 2. Read more…

Reader Feedback Request: My Macbook Pro is crashing HELP!

Ok, so here’s what’s happening. I had just finished writing a Lifespy post, when a black transparent screen started to come down over my desktop (like a curtain) that continued to go to the bottom, then a message came up that said “You need to restart your Mac” and it told me to hold down Read more…

Pic: Baby Trapped in a Macbook Pro!

You know, I really love these Macbook illusions that we’ve seen on the web recently, and this one may be one of the best ones yet. I have no idea who the baby is, where the picture comes from, or who made it. All I know is that the link came from here. Thanks to Read more…

Bloated Macbook Pro Battery – Ouch

Take a look at this bloated 17 inch Macbook Pro battery. Engadget has the full report on this bad boy, including more picks. This is not the first time this has happened, so expect more info to follow on this thing soon… Read more…