Macbook vs. Macbook Pro – Which is the better value?

Arstechnica has a nice, balanced look at which Apple notebook to buy when you’re making your next purchase.  They compare only the $1299 Macbook and the $1999 Macbook Pro.  Arguably, you could do a more in depth look at it by comaring more models, but I think the approach is a fair one, that keeps Read more…

Flikr Find: Macbook gets SHOT and still works!

This Mac was SHOT…and it still works! According to the uploader of the pic the Macbook was in a bag, and a robber fired a shot that hit the bag. Interesting stuff. Thanks to Steve for the link Read more…

Apple History: The Evolution of Apple Notebooks

The history of Apple is always facinating to me, the evolution of the notebook in particular, so I decided to take a closer look at how the portable computer has evolved over the years… Apple has had a long history of producing great notebook computers. In fact, the first Powerbook is credited with being the Read more…

RUMOR: Apple to introduce Sub-Notebook at WWDC?

Well, the rumors took about a week off, and now they’re back in full swing. The latest comes from a very long winded article from Apple Insider. After a full history lesson on the Powerbook’s compact entries into the market place that was the 90s, Apple Insider goes on to reveal that Jobs and Co Read more…

Keep Watch on when to buy a New Mac w/ Mactactic

Mactactic is a website, and Dashboard Widget that will help you keep tabs on when to buy your next Mac. The site estimates when new versions of Macs are going to be released based on available date and product life cycle history. I think this site is a really great idea, and I’ve already added Read more…

Apple to put the ODD on the BOTTOM of new Macbooks?

Every now and again we see a new patent from Apple that shows us a different way to do things…and this one is very interesting. As you can see from the illustration (click on it for a better view), the idea behind this is to put the Optical Disk Drive on the bottom of a Read more…

Undervolting for Lower Temperatures and Longer Battery Life

Jason O’ Grady writes on ZDNet how you can significantly lower heat dissipation on your Core Duo powered MacBook or MacBook Pro by reducing the CPU voltage. By lowering the voltage to the processor you can not only drastically lower the heat dissipation, but also increase the battery time significantly. There are, believe it or Read more…

Apple Unveils New MacBook With Intel Core 2 Duo Processors

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Apple(R) today unveiled its new line of MacBook(TM) consumer notebooks that now include Intel Core 2 Duo processors. Just one-inch thin, the new MacBooks are up to 25 percent faster than the previous generation and feature a built-in iSight(R) video camera for on-the-go video conferencing, Apple’s MagSafe(TM) Power Adapter Read more…

New MacBook Core 2 Duos on Nov. 13th?

Did play.com screw up by accidentially releasing the information that Apple is releasing Macbook Core 2 Duo notebooks on Nov. 13th…or is play.com just enjoying a traffic spike from the “leak”? If you live in the UK you can pre-order a Apple MacBook Core 2 Duo 2GHz 512MB RAM 13.3″ Widescreen Laptop for £1029.99…so, chances Read more…