11/30/2011, One of the drawbacks to owning the MacBook Air is its lack of USB ports. It features a maximum of two ports which limits the amount of peripherals you can attach to it at once. Well short of attaching a separate USB hub, what Kitae Kwon has created with his Kickstarter project is the LandingZone, an addon for the MacBook that not only elevates the laptop for better air ventilation, […]
11/28/2011, Just what is the perfect screen size for a notebook, tablet or smartphone? I guess just as there are over 7 billion people in the world, there are different strokes for different folks, so some might say that 13″ are enough, while others clamor for a 15″ model. Well, there is a rumor going around that Apple is now working to roll out a 15″ model of the MacBook Air, […]
11/18/2011, You might want to go to your doctor after reading this post simply because of the sheer amount of salt that you’ll need to go with it, where whispers have it that Apple actually has plans to roll out a MacBook Air that will be powered by a processor from Advanced Micro Devices. Yes folks, as unbelievable as it might sound, don’t write it off yet – remember how so […]
11/14/2011, It seems that there will be a slimmer MacBook Pro in the works after all, as upstream suppliers of Apple recently begun to ship a small volume of components that were specifically meant for a 15″ super thin notebook from Apple from this month onwards. Some say that this is a MacBook Air, while others lay claim that it is a thinner MacBook Pro. Which camp do you think you’re […]
11/14/2011, Apple has patented many inventions and innovations in the past, some practical and some bordering on something you would expect from a sci-fi novel, but a recent publishing of Apple’s patents for their MacBook series of laptops might suggest that these could actually come into fruition in the near future.
11/10/2011, The ultrabooks put out by both Acer and ASUS were originally intended to compete against Apple’s MacBook Air, with the hope that they could offer something better than the MacBook Air and give Apple a run for their money. As it turns out the sales of the first month’s ultrabooks by both Acer and ASUS did not perform to their satisfaction, thus causing both companies to scale back production of […]
11/10/2011, Some MacBook owners have probably received their laptops with Apple’s MagSafe chargers. For those who may have received the original T-style MagSafe adapters, you’re probably painfully aware of the MagSafe adapter’s ability to fray right the top, which will ultimately lead to wires being exposed and sometimes affecting the MagSafe’s ability to charge the MacBook properly.
11/01/2011, While iOS devices, such as the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch can be charged via USB, undoubtedly charging via a direct power source would be quicker, and so for the traveler on the go, the less power plugs you carry the better, which is why TwelveSouth has launched the PlugBug, an elegant solution that allows you to charge both your iOS device and MacBook via a single plug. MacBook owners […]
10/28/2011, The photo you’re looking at above could be passed off as the MacBook Air on first glance, well, actually on many glances but in reality it’s actually a MacBook Air clone by a company in China called Shenzhen Technology, who apparently insists that the device is real and not a photoshopped image, and is being tested by foreign companies as an OEM unit.
10/26/2011, It does seem as though it is updating time over at Apple, where there is now an EFI firmware update for the MacBook Air (mid-2011 release) and the Mac Mini, where these new updates will be known as version 2.2 and 1.4, respectively. It really depends on how you like to receive your updates – via the Software Update route or to make direct download? The choice is yours. Basically, […]
10/26/2011, Last week we reported that Catcher Technology’s plants in China were reportedly reopening in November. The company is responsible for the bulk of the aluminum unibody cases used for the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iMac, and based on reports, its temporary closure could result in a drop in shipments of 20% in October. The plant was previously forced to shut down and halt its operations due to complaints about […]
10/21/2011, In case you didn’t know, one of the reasons that the MacBook Air is so thin is due to the fact that it lacks an optical drive, which is also one of the features (or lack of) that separate it from the MacBook Pro lines. Well, it looks like Apple has found a way to make the MacBook Pro without sacrificing its functionality. According to a recently discovered patent, Apple […]
10/21/2011, If you have been following news about Apple, you’ve probably heard that some of their factories in China were forced to shut down due to the amount of pollution that these factories were producing. One of these factories belonged to Taiwanese manufacturer, Catcher Technology who provides 60% of Apple’s unibody enclosures for the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iMac all-in-one desktop. Naturally this will affect Apple’s ability to ship out […]
10/18/2011, We all know how iOS popularized multi-touch functionality on touchscreen devices, not to mention change the way we interact with software as well as play games. Well, it seems as though the next step of interaction with your machine would include more direct, physical action. Here is an app for the Mac that will allow you to undo your mistakes not through multiple clicks of the mouse button on a […]