New MacBook Air Gets Gutted

New MacBook Air Gets Gutted
I’m a car guy, and I love putting things together and taking them apart. That’s why I love the crew at iFixit. Every time a new Mac model comes out, they splay it out on the table and do an autopsy so that we all can see the goodies inside. In the case of the Read more…

The MacBook Air: Lust & Logic

The MacBook Air: Lust & Logic
I’ve talked before about my lust for small computers, particularly the 12-inch PowerBook. That’s why yesterday’s news about the new MacBook Air models was a welcome relief for me. But at the same time, a bit disappointing as well. The specs were just as the rumors pointed out, and that’s a good thing. The SSD Read more…

Back to the Mac Event: Wrapup

Back to the Mac Event: Wrapup
So what happened at today’s Back to the Mac event? Here are the deets, provided in a convenient list form. Looking for commentary? It’s coming soon. iLife ’11 Introduced – Free with every new Mac, $49 retail. Available Now. iPhoto ’11 Full screen display for all features New Slideshow themes Album view very similar to Read more…

The Obligatory Apple Event Speculation Post

The Obligatory Apple Event Speculation Post
Well, it’s still early but at 10 am PST, Apple has an event called Back to the Mac, which is presumably about OS 10.7. But what else will be announced? As is tradition, I’m going to go out and make a few predictions here, and wildly speculate about what’s going to happen in a few Read more…

More MacBook Air Rumors Swirl

More MacBook Air Rumors Swirl
[Image Via MacRumors] Lotta hot gossip going around about the rumored new MacBook Air that’s potentially being announced on Wednesday, including this purported spy shot. Whether or not the rumors are true is really not important to me at this point, but what is interesting is what they’re reportedly doing, and why it makes sense. Read more…

Rumor: New MacBook Air Soon

Rumor: New MacBook Air Soon
Oh, the MacBook Air. It’s thin and … well there’s not much else to say really. It doesn’t have an optical drive, only comes with 2GB of RAM that isn’t an upgradable option via Apple, and it’s $300 more than the base model 13-inch MacBook Pro which is faster and has more hard drive space. In other Read more…

Going Stealth: MacBook Air Keyboard Case

Going Stealth: MacBook Air Keyboard Case
I’m a big fan of case mods. I’ve never done one myself, but I’ve always thought that it would be fun to do. That’s why when I see cool stuff like this online, I have to tell the world. It’s called the MacBook Air project, and let me have the builder explain it to you: Read more…

Rumor: 11.5-inch MacBook Air Coming Soon

Rumor: 11.5-inch MacBook Air Coming Soon
Back in the day, before I ever owned an Apple computer, I lusted after them secretly. My neighbor had a G5 tower, which looked beautiful sitting next to his fancy 20-inch monitor, and another friend of mine had a PowerBook that looked so pretty and shiny. I did a scant amount of research on the Read more…

The Haters Versus the Lovers

The Haters Versus the Lovers
I do enjoy my Apple products. Right now I’m hammering away on my MacBook Pro with my iPhone at one side and my Airport Express providing two network connections to the house. But I don’t think I fall into the category of fanboy, no matter how many Apple products I own. Why? I don’t think Read more…

Here’s Another Use For That Disposable Income: MacBook Air Supreme Ice Edition

Here's Another Use For That Disposable Income: MacBook Air Supreme Ice Edition
Sometimes I find these things online and I’m at a loss for words. Really. So here’s the info from the Stuart Hughes website: For the discerning individual who strives to be distinctive, we bring you the MacBook Supreme Ice Edition. Encrusted with 25.5 cts of ‘I’F’ Flawless diamonds, a magnificent total of 53 individually set Read more…