Mac News

Apple Asks eBay Seller To Return 3G MacBook Pro Prototype

Posted on 31/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

You might remember our report from earlier this month showing a 3G-enabled MacBook Pro prototype with a raisable antenna being sold on eBay. According to CNET, an Apple Store Genius Bar refused to fix the prototype laptop, and now Apple says they want it back.

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Review: Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500M

Posted on 30/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Desktop scanners can be important tools for processing and organizing information, and Fujitsu’s ScanSnap S1500M has been one of the most popular desktop scanners for the Mac for quite some time. Read on for my complete analysis.

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Apple Releases The Smallest Mac Ever – MacTini!

Posted on 29/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

It looks like the folks in Cupertino have done it again, with Apple just having announced their newest and smallest Mac ever – the MacTini! While this is clearly not a really product, it nevertheless provides a few laughs.

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The New Macbook Air Is Now Lighter Than Air – Humor

Posted on 26/08/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The dust has yet to settle on Steve Jobs desk but that hasn’t stopped Tim Cook from innovating with the Macbook Air. One of the things I didn’t like about the Macbook Air in the Jobs era is the statement that it’s lighter than air – obviously it wasn’t. It looks like Cook has fixed that.

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Apple’s Thunderbolt Is Already A Hit, Even With So Few Devices

Posted on 25/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Many have wondered whether Apple’s new Thunderbolt I/O technology would ever really take off, considering that it only works with a small number of expensive devices, but shipping times at the Apple Online Store indicate that Thunderbolt is a real hit with Apple customers.

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Cirago Releases New USB-To-HDMI Adapter For Macs

Posted on 24/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The new UDA2000 adapter from Cirago is a usefully new tool that will enable you to convert any USB 2 port into an HDMI video out capable of connecting to a display, HDTV, projector, or so forth.

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Apple Releases Boot Camp 3.3 Update For Windows

Posted on 24/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has just released a new update to their Boot Camp software for Windows. The update is said to include several critical big fixes, as well as hardware support, and is recommended for all users of Boot Camp 3.2.

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This Fake Kernel Panic Is The Ultimate Mac Prank

Posted on 24/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Everyone who’s used a Mac for very many years is likely familiar with the kernel panic – that awful translucent curtain that lowers itself across your screen, instilling fear and dread into even the strongest of Mac-loving souls.

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Popular iPad Web Browser Sleipnir Comes To The Mac

Posted on 24/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Sleipnir, a long-time popular alternative web browser for the iPad, has finally come to the Mac, bringing with it a number of very interesting new features, including a unique interface, group tap management, and the ability to sync with Sleipnir for iOS.

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Turn Your MacBook Into A Seismograph With SeisMac

Posted on 24/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The recent East Coast earthquake that caused the evacuation of the 5th Avenue Apple Store acts as a convenient backdrop to a cool new app from Suitable Systems called SeisMac, which uses your MacBook’s various built-in sensors to monitor vibrations and display them in real-time.

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