5 Reasons to Skip the New MacBook

5 Reasons to Skip the New MacBook
A few weeks back Apple announced a beautiful new edition to their laptop line-up in the form of the new MacBook. This stunning laptop, which comes in three different colors, is the thinnest and lightest Mac ever, and features a 12″ Retina display, as well as an innovative new trackpad. While on the surface, this Read more…

6 Ways to Get Around the New MacBook’s Single USB-C Port

6 Ways to Get Around the New MacBook's Single USB-C Port
Much has been made about the fact that the new MacBook has just one USB-C Port, including our own article lamenting Apple’s design choices. As much as we’d like to see a second port on this stylish – and ultraportable – new laptop, for now we’re stuck with learning to live with just a single Read more…

USB-C is the Future, Just Not How Apple is Implementing It

USB-C is the Future, Just Not How Apple is Implementing It
At last week’s special product event, Apple unveiled the all new MacBook with the promise that it was giving consumers a glimpse at the future of laptops in the process. The incredibly thin and light computer features a 12″ Retina display, a fully redesigned keyboard, a fan-less design, and an innovative new trackpad that features Force Touch Read more…

The Case for Bringing Front Row Back

The Case for Bringing Front Row Back
Prior to OS X 10.7 Lion there was a little app on the Mac called Front Row. This app turned your Mac into a media center that rivaled the Apple TV. Apple initially launched Front Row as a “digital hub” application to make your Mac the center for all things media related in your house. Read more…

Can Apple Go Completely Wireless?

completely wireless
Everyone hates wires. Nobody ever got a brand new phone and thought, “Hey, I can’t wait to see how the charger plugs in!”  With this in mind, it’s no wonder that researchers have been working on ways to charge devices without wires. While inductive charging is nothing new, getting it to work flawlessly with phones, Read more…

Will Apple Ever Return to a Single MacBook Line?

Macbook Line
I’ve had a few MacBooks in my stint as a self-proclaimed Apple fanboy, so I feel that I have at least a small amount of insight into the path Apple has taken over the last 6 years or so in regard to lineup and model placement. I started with a 13” white clamshell MacBook and Read more…

Popular Data Backup Choices for Mac Users

Popular Data Backup Choices for Mac Users
Techies who switch over to using Apple products often learn of the many benefits right away. Mobile iPhone or iPad devices provide exceptional quality within the App Store along with interface commands. These mobile devices are one of the best solutions but they also have many security features to make it difficult for users who Read more…

The Ups and Downs of iFixit

The Ups and Downs of iFixit
So we’ve all been there, that moment your iPhone slips from its snug home in your hand and falls in slow motion to the ground. You scramble, like Gollum after the ring that’s just been thrown into the fiery pit but you can’t get there in time. Precious! This happens a lot, but the good Read more…

Should Apple Change its Stance on Touchscreen MacBooks?

Should Apple Change its Stance on Touchscreen MacBooks?
Steve Jobs, genius that he was could at times get things wrong, a fact that even he grudgingly admitted occasionally. One such thing was his stance on what would become the iPad mini. According to forbes.com in the first quarter of 2013 alone the iPad mini made up 55% of the 19.5 million iPads sold. Read more…

Review: Bluetooth Keyboard Case for iPad

Review: Bluetooth Keyboard Case for iPad
An iPad keyboard case shaped like a MacBook “clamshell” might just be the holy grail of iPad accessories. A Kickstarter campaign last year famously made this idea a reality. Since then, MacBook clamshell cases have popped up in the catalogs of several accessory makers. Read more…