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…

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…

What is “MacbookAir” doing on Adium’s stats?

This is quite odd – for some reason in the Adium stats that you can see right here a device called “MacbookAir” appears. You can see the image of it above, to see it on the stats page you’ll have to scroll down a bit -but its there. So, is that confirmation that a “Macbook Read more…

Apple quietly gets rid of the Macbook ‘Number Pad’

Here’s an interesting tid-bit that David Pogue of the New York Times pointed out yesterday. It looks like Apple has quietly eliminated the numerical keypad on the latest Macbooks. When Pogue got a new Macbook recently (I can’t figure out why he did that this close to Macworld)When a reader recently sent David a note, Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 181 – Modbook released, Mac Net traffic up, and Apple Ads praised

Modbook released, Mac Net traffic up, and Apple Ads praised… 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 Gazette Daily Widget and listen to every episode of the show right on your Dashboard. Read more…

Axiotron Modbook now shipping

If you’re like me, when you first heard about Axiotron’s Modbook you couldn’t wait to try it out. Unfortunately, the project has been riddled with delays, and now, just two weeks before Macworld 2008, the product is finally ready to ship. The only problem is that there is heavy speculation that the Macbook itself is 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…

Rumor Rant: It’s a Macbook – NOT a sub-notebook

I’m not a psychic, and I don’t have any inside information. I can’t tell you for sure what’s going to happen at Macworld anymore than anyone else can…but I have a strong gut feeling that all these sub-notebook rumors are off. Sure, it gets people going to the rumor sites. Sure, it gets people excited Read more…

Kansas City public school hand out Macbooks for students

The Kansas City Public School system will be distributing 5,000 Macbooks to high school students as part of their one-to-one computing initiative. Earlier this year the school board voted to lease the Macbook for students, and later modified the initiative to allow the students to “check out” the computer for use at home. This is 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…