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…

The Multiple Mac Setup

The Multiple Mac Setup
[Image via Charm Royal] About a year ago, I moved my office from one room in the house to the other so that I could accomodate my as then yet unborn son. Between myself and my wife, we have three computers: My MacBook pro, a community iMac that’s mostly used as an iTunes server, and Read more…

For the Love of Something Old

For the Love of Something Old
Before I ever purchased my first Apple product, I lusted after them like crazy. A neighbor of mine had a PowerMac G5 that I lusted after wildly, even though I had no idea what it was capable of, because it just looked so much cooler than every beige box I owned prior. But then, one Read more…

Get Woody with your Keyboard

Get Woody with your Keyboard
My Dad is a woodworker. Not by trade, more by hobby, but it’s definitely something that he enjoys doing. The first time I saw this setup, I knew that it was something my father would love to do himself if he had thought of it. So here’s the deets: It’s a wooden tray designed to Read more…

The SSD Dillemma

The SSD Dillemma
I’ve got a bad case of “Ineedanewcomputeritis,” and it’s driving me nuts. A few months back, I upgraded the internal hard drive on my 15-inch MBP with a 500GB, 7200 RPM model, and I was pretty happy. But as things tend to go, as time went on, my hard drive got fuller and fuller until Read more…

27-inch LED Cinema Display Available Now

27-inch LED Cinema Display Available Now
After quite a bit of waiting, the new 27-inch LED Cinema Display is available now for purchase at the Apple Store online, and it’s shipping in 1-2 weeks. So what’s the big deal? First off, the monitor itself is pretty amazing. 2560X1440 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio isn’t too bad. Then combine the LED Read more…

The Levitating MacBook Pro Dock

The Levitating MacBook Pro Dock
I’m a huge fan of docks, but when I saw this one, I wasn’t quite sure what to think. Why? Well I’ve seen plenty of MacBook Pro docks, and there are certainly prettier ones out there, that’s for sure. Plus they’re cheaper, but we’ll get into that in a minute. What makes this dock – Read more…

The Multitasker

The Multitasker
As of five minutes ago, this was what my desktop looked like. Admittedly, it’s a bit more scattered than I typically like to see, but it’s still pretty functional. Here’s what I’ve got going down. I like to watch movies or TV shows while I’m working, because it does a good job of being background Read more…

Going Rogue: incase Nylon Messenger Bag

Going Rogue: incase Nylon Messenger Bag
About a week ago, I bought a new incase backpack for my 15-inch MBP. I even reported the story here, because I’m just that nice of a guy. The next morning I returned it. Why? Well, after the glow of having new stuff left me, I realized that with all its pockets and cool goodies Read more…

OWC SSD Touted as Cheapest SSD Out There

OWC SSD Touted as Cheapest SSD Out There
The world of Mac solid state drives (SSD) is a bit controversial. I don’t have all the answers on this one, but what it comes down to is TRIM. From Anandtech: We run into these problems primarily because the drive doesn’t know when a file is deleted, only when one is overwritten. Thus we lose Read more…