As a refreshing change of pace, we have news of an Apple update actually ADDING battery life to one of their devices. The Mac Observer has performed extensive tests on the final build of the recent OS X 10.8.3 update and has found that it adds 20+ minutes of battery life for Retina display MacBook users.
Bluelounge has made it a priority to make your workspace a truly productive area. With their newest addition, the “Mika” stand, Bluelounge looks to help keep your tablet, phone, or computer out of the way and in a perfectly displayed, functional fashion.
Google poked a serious hole in the internet experience for many users (myself included) when they announced that they would be discontinuing Google Reader this summer. We’ve been doing our homework since reading that fateful announcement, and have come up with what we consider to be some excellent alternatives to replace Google Reader in its entirety.
The unfortunate tale you are about to read is a true story . Nobody wishes more than me that that wasn’t the case. It is the story about how one man, yours truly, purchased a defective iMac, and was betrayed, harassed, insulted, and bullied by a company he has been loyal to for many years as a result – all because of the actions of a single unpleasant Apple engineer.
as nearly any serious photographer will tell you, an iPhone isn’t the right tool for all of your photography (no matter how good the iPhone 5 camera may be). Wouldn’t it be great if you could use Photo Stream with your digital camera or DSLR as well? If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, I have good news for you. You can! Here’s how it’s done!
A new report shows that Apple’s U.S. Mac sales grew 14% year-over-year in the January-February timeframe. While this is down from the 31% growth seen in January alone, it still displays solid numbers as Apple’s iMac supply shortages appear to be easing.
Apple’s ultra-thin new iMacs have faced their fair share of shortages and manufacturing delays, after seeing ship times of up to 5-6 weeks at the time of launch. Fortunately, it appears that Apple has finally caught up to demand.
Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro may be the newest, most innovative Mac laptop that money can buy, and the new Retina display may be sharp and just plain gorgeous to behold – but many users have experienced significantly problems with the displays on the Retina MacBook Pro, and one user has decided to launch a class-action lawsuit against Apple over the defective displays.
Apple released a new SMC update today for their MacBook Pro Retina notebooks, addressing issues with slow graphics frame rates when playing graphically-dense games, as well as fan issues, sleep issues, and bug fixes for Power Nap.
Apple has introduced a new configuration option for its 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs, now offering a VESA mount adapter instead of the standard pedestal. THe $40 option must be configured at the time of purchase, and allows users to mounts their iMacs to walls or other vertical surfaces.
If you’ve ever lost or accidentally delete files on your computer, you know it is quite a sinking feeling. That deep pit-of-your-stomach pain that rattles the cages of your soul. Stellar Data Recovery tries to smooth over your fears with Mac Data Recovery 5.
Microsoft released a pair of updates today for its Office for Mac suites – both Office for Mac 2008, and Office for Mac 2011. The updates address “critical security issues” within the suites, and also improve security overall. Notably, it even includes a fix for a particularly nasty bug that could allow an attacker to overwrite files on your Mac.
We reported last week that Staples would begin selling Apple accessories in its stores. Now there are indications that they’ll be selling a broader range of products, such as Macs, iPads, and iPhones.
Despite the increasing number of competing cloud storage platforms available, Dropbox remains one of the most popular by far – and today, they’ve released a completely redesigned version of their desktop app to make the service even better! Dropbox 2.0 features an all-new drop-down interface, improved file sharing, the ability to accept or decline shared files from your menu bar, and more.
Skateboarding, rollerblading, anything involving wheels underfoot for me at least is a big no-no. So while this skateboard made out of PowerMac G5 carcass looks pretty cool, it’s probably an absolute death trap for a noob like me.
Apple has added the mid-2007 Macbook and the 2005 PowerMac G5 to its list of ‘vintage’ machines, which means that Apple will no longer service them, except in California.