I Believe in Magic: Apple Files for Magic TrackPad Trademark

I Believe in Magic: Apple Files for Magic TrackPad Trademark
I was at my wife’s desk the other day and I had to use her Dell laptop to look up something online. Out of reflex, I placed two of my fingers together and drug it up and down the trackpad to try to scroll up and down the webpage. Turns out, Dell doesn’t have that Read more…

I See You: FBI Investigating Schools Using iSight to Spy on Students

I See You: FBI Investigating Schools Using iSight to Spy on Students
The Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania is in for some deep trouble according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court. Apparently, they’ve been using the built-in iSight cameras on the student-issued MacBooks to spy on students and see what they’re up to. Of course, they claim that they only turn on the cameras Read more…

Going to George Fox University? Pick an iPad or MacBook

Going to George Fox University? Pick an iPad or MacBook
Man, I’m old. When I went to college, I had a laptop. It was nice, and pretty, and never went to my classroom because I figured that everyone would think I was a tool for using a laptop in class. Turns out, that’s not the case today. In fact, laptops are encouraged in many lectures, Read more…

Sonos “ZonePlayer S5” IMPULSIVE REVIEW

Sonos “ZonePlayer S5” IMPULSIVE REVIEW
The revolutionary sound system has arrived! It has a name, it has a subwoofer, it has tweeters, it has wireless-integrated technology, it has superior sound, it has pure qualitative quality: it is the Sonos “ZonePlayer S5” music system. In an age that has adopted digital music, the Sonos “ZonePlayer S5” cannot be overlooked, or go Read more…

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of the iPhone Application “Facebook”

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of the iPhone Application “Facebook”
Social networking eases onto your iPhone, as though it were your MacBook! One of the many detriments to using social networking sites on a mobile device is that the interface is slow, clumsy and, in short, a shell of what it would be gracing the screen of your home computer. With the latest updates, the Read more…

SHOULD Apple allowed for subsidized Macbook 3Gs?

SHOULD Apple allowed for subsidized Macbook 3Gs?
Yesterday’s rumor of the moment surrounds the idea that Apple might partner with AT&T to release a Macbook with built-in 3G support that AT&T would then subsidize like a cellphone, to reduce the upfront cost of the device. This all stems from an interview in Fortune magazine by AT&Ts Emerging Devices group president Glenn Lurie. Read more…

Designer Wooden Macbook Case Anyone?

Designer Wooden Macbook Case Anyone?
It’s not often that I see a designer case that I really, really want. This Wooden Case from designer Rainer Spehl is one of those cases. There is a model for both 15″ Macbook and the Macbook Pro. The case features a leather interior and magnetic enclosure. It’s very nice looking, and I’d love to Read more…

Apple releases updates for Uni-Body Macbooks

Apple has released firmware updates for its latest Macbook, Macbook Pro, and Macbook Air models. The EFI updates are available for each model and offer improved stability, bug fixes and..well…who knows? Apple isn’t being very clear on exactly what they’re for. If you’ve downloaded these updates and seen any improvements on your system please let Read more…

VIDEO: Apple launches “green” campaign with new Macbook line

Apple launched its first ad campaign for the new unibody Macbook line last night, and it has a decidedly “green” focus. The new ads focus on how earth-friendly the new Macbook and Macbook Pro are, and this is just the start of Apple’s campaign to promote their systems under this new “green” banner. Steve Jobs Read more…

New Macbooks performance suffers with only AC Power

New Macbooks performance suffers with only AC Power
Gearlog reported this weekend that while they were testing a Macbook Pro they found that the machines performance took a nose dive while it was running on only AC power, with the battery completely removed. TUAW did a little research and found a Support Document that claims this is done to prevent “the computer from Read more…