Preparing for the iPad Waiting Line

Preparing for the iPad Waiting Line
Image via Engadget I spent some of my day today driving to one of the Apple stores by my house so I could look for accessories. It was the same store that I went to a few years back to get my iPhone 3G, and it’s a bit bigger than my usual store, the Apple Read more…

iFixit Goes Big

I have this old HP laptop that I got years ago in trade for fixing someone’s Windows box. I haven’t used the thing in years, and for the past three it’s spent its days underneath the buffet in my dining room. After cleaning up the dining room the other day, I found the thing and Read more…

Looking for a New MacBook Pro? Now’s the Time To Buy – Kinda

Looking for a New MacBook Pro? Now's the Time To Buy - Kinda
Last year, I was working for a really crappy company. OK, the people there weren’t crappy, but the company sure was. I was promoted, and in that position, I was required to have a laptop. Except that they wouldn’t give me one. So for a while, I was using my 13-inch MacBook circa 2006, but Read more…

Apple Introduces New MacBook Pros with Intel Core i5 and i7 Processors

Apple Introduces New MacBook Pros with Intel Core i5 and i7 Processors
Look at what was in my inbox this morning. New MacBook Pros, all featuring the Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, Nvidiea GeFirce GT 330M graphics processors and longer battery life. So how’s it all break down? Here’s the list of differences, upon first glance (and relying on memory): 13-inch MBP 2.4 or 2.66GHz Intel Read more…

Review: Newer Technology USB to DVI/HDMI/VGA Display Adapter

Review: Newer Technology USB to DVI/HDMI/VGA Display Adapter
I love my two monitor setup. Having my laptop on a stand and my 23-inch Dell next door increases my productivity and makes me feel like I’m getting more accomplished. But one thing I also like is symmetry, and this current setup just doesn’t have it. What I really want is to have a matching Read more…

iMac Your iPad

iMac Your iPad
Well, there are going to be a lot more of these types of accessories in the next few months, and we’ll have to see how the marketplace takes it. Now I’m a dock fan, and I’m a fan of the iMac’s clean looks. I purchased a mStand MacBook stand for my MacBook Pro, and I Read more…

Add Storage: Toshiba Shows Off 750GB Laptop Drive

Add Storage: Toshiba Shows Off 750GB Laptop Drive
Every day we’re getting closer and closer to that 1TB drive in our laptops. Just a few months ago, I bought a 500GB drive for my MacBook Pro, figuring it was the fastest I could get in the size. That may only be true for so much longer. Toshiba is introducing a 2.5-inch, 5,400 RPM Read more…

incase Releases Upgraded Neoprene Sleeve Plus

incase Releases Upgraded Neoprene Sleeve Plus
I’ve been a big fan of incase products for a long time now, pretty much since I first got into Macs. I own a Nylon Sleeve for my 15-inch MacBook Pro, a flat black Slider case for my 3GS, and I’ve got my eye on their DSL case for my photography work. But one of Read more…

New Jersey Best Buy Robbed by Ninjas

New Jersey Best Buy Robbed by Ninjas
[Do a Google Image search for Ninja, and this is what you get] Quick story before the story: I was in high school, my senior year, and I needed to get a job. I ended up applying at a local Best Buy, and I didn’t hear from them for a long time. When I finally Read more…

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…