The Ups and Downs of iFixit

The Ups and Downs of iFixit
So we’ve all been there, that moment your iPhone slips from its snug home in your hand and falls in slow motion to the ground. You scramble, like Gollum after the ring that’s just been thrown into the fiery pit but you can’t get there in time. Precious! This happens a lot, but the good 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…

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…

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…

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…

The Apple MagSafe Adapter – Winding it the Right Way

The Apple MagSafe Adapter - Winding it the Right Way
Funny story: I bought my first MacBook back in 2006 I believe, and with it came a MagSafe adapter. I used that computer for several years until one day, I started a job at a place where people used MacBooks all the time. I was walking by my boss’ office around closing time, and I Read more…

13-inch MacBook Updated, Mini DisplayPort Updated Too

13-inch MacBook Updated, Mini DisplayPort Updated Too
Well, the 13-inch MacBook was updated the other day, and it has all the specs that have been rumored for a bit. 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a 10-hour battery are the big kickers, making this a smoking deal at $999. But a new thing was pointed out by MacRumors, and it all Read more…

incase Releases Upgraded Neoprene Sleeve Plus

incase Releases Upgraded Neoprene Sleeve Plus
I’ve been a big fan of incase products for a long time now, pretty much since I first got into Macs. I own a Nylon Sleeve for my 15-inch MacBook Pro, a flat black Slider case for my 3GS, and I’ve got my eye on their DSL case for my photography work. But one of Read more…

New Jersey Best Buy Robbed by Ninjas

New Jersey Best Buy Robbed by Ninjas
[Do a Google Image search for Ninja, and this is what you get] Quick story before the story: I was in high school, my senior year, and I needed to get a job. I ended up applying at a local Best Buy, and I didn’t hear from them for a long time. When I finally Read more…