Mac News

Competitors Struggle To Match MacBook Air’s Pricing

Posted on 03/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

With the MacBook Air being such a popular notebook, it’s no wonder that companies like Intel (with their Ultrabooks) are trying to catch up. According to a new report, however, the MacBook Air is just too big a value for competitors to match!

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The MacBook Air Is Thin And Light, But Can It Fly?

Posted on 03/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

We all know that the MacBook Air is incredibly thin and light, but can it fly? The folks at FinalCutKing have put up a “magical and revolutionary” video on their YouTube channel showing that that MacBook Air “just wants to be free.”

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Analyst: Apple Will Combine OS X And iOS By 2012

Posted on 03/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

A new note from Peter Misek, a Jefferies & Co. analyst, suggests that Apple may move to combine/unify iOS and OS X into a singular operating system. According to Misek, this would help Apple to achieve a better gross margin, and would make it easier to license content.

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Anatomy Of A Nerd’s Brain

Posted on 29/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Were you using a computer before you learned to walk? Have you become so immersed in technology that random facts leak from your brain? It’s time to face it – you might be a nerd. Fortunately, this clever image provides some anatomical insight into how your brain works.

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The New MacBook Air’s Thunderbolt Interface Is Only Half As Powerful

Posted on 29/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Those of Apple’s customers that just bought one of their sexy new Thunderbolt MacBook Airs might be surprised at their new interface’s lack of “thunder”. According to a new report, the Thunderbolt controller in the new Air is half the size of that found in the 2011 MacBook Pro, Mac Mini and iMac – and only half as powerful!

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Apple Updates Wireless Keyboard For Lion-Compatibility

Posted on 29/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Following up on news that Apple has recently updated their wired keyboards, and the keyboards of MacBooks and MacBook Pros shipped after the release of OS X Lion, Apple has now updated their product imagery, showing that they have updated their wireless keyboards as well.

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16GB RAM Upgrade Kit For New Mac Minis Costs $1400!

Posted on 28/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s newly-released Mac Minis have just gotten their most expensive hardware upgrade to date! Users looking to upgrade their Mac Mini’s RAM can order an 8GB or 12GB upgrade kit – but why do that when you could blow a whopping $1400 on a 16GB kit instead!

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MacBooks Found Vulnerable To A Battery-Hijacking Hack

Posted on 27/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to a concerning new report from security researcher Charlie Miller, Apple’s MacBook line of notebooks have a security vulnerability that could allow a hacker to control your battery’s smart chip, potentially causing it to overheat and explode.

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Don’t Try Installing Snow Leopard On A New MacBook Air!

Posted on 27/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to a recent KnowledgeBase article published from Apple, it’s a really bad idea to try installing Snow Leopard on one of Apple’s newly-released MacBook Pros, as it can cause the machine to stop functioning properly.

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Get These 5 Mac Games For Any Price You Want To Pay!

Posted on 27/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Wanna get some great cross-platform games, support indie developers, and pay only what you feel like? Good! The Humble Indie Bundle includes 5 great games, all developed by independent developers.

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Report: Apple is Putting The Finishing Touches On A 15″ Ultra-Thin MacBook

Posted on 26/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The MacBook Air is truly a beautiful device, and it’s looking more and more like ultra-thin designs are shaping the future of notebooks. Along these lines, a new report indicates that Apple is currently in the final testing stages of an ultra-thin 15″ MacBook. Could this be the 15″ MacBook Air, or will the next MacBook Pro get a serious facelift?

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Apple Recalls Hard Drives In Certain iMacs

Posted on 26/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has recently issued a recall notice detailing potentially defective 1TB Seagate hard drives installed in iMacs sold between May and June of this year, and is offering to replace the defective drives at no cost until July 23, 2012.

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