The 'Book Review
The 'Book Review is a weekly review of iBook and PowerBook news compiled by Charles W. Moore. For general Apple, Mac desktop, iPod, iPhone, and related news, see The Mac News Review. iPad, iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV news is covered in The iOS News Review.
- Does Apple Hate RAM Upgrades?, Has WiFi Killed Ethernet?, Why Windows RT Was DOA, and More, 2013.01.29. Also why laptop/tablet hybrids won't work, Lenovo's rugged Chromebook for education, solar power for MacBooks, and more 'Book news.
- 5% PC Sales Decline, Apple 2013 Predictions, Lenovo Yoga 13 Convertible, and More 'Book News, 2013.01.21. PC sales drop signal major market shift, more Retina MacBooks expected, Lenovo's flexible Yoga Ultrabook, and more 'Book news.
- Holiday MacBook Sales Drop, Intel's New CPUs, Windows 8 Only for Newest PCs, and More, 2013.01.14. Also should Apple make a convertible MacBook?, fix poor Retina MacBook Pro graphics, 802.11ac coming to Macs in 2013?, and more 'Book news.
- Tips for New MacBook Users, When (Not) to Buy AppleCare, and More 'Book News, 2012.12.29. Also inside Retina MacBook's asymmetric cooling fans, Windows 8 means lower Windows PC sales, and more 'Book news.
- 2012 a Year of Great Change in Apple Portables, Desktop to MacBook, and More 'Book News, 2012.12.22. Also can an iPad replace your MacBook?, EFI update for 13" Retina MacBook Pro, $249 Matrox Thunderbolt dock with video output, and more 'Book news.
- MacBooks Dust PC Sales, Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard, and More 'Book News, 2012.12.14. Also PC Advisor reviews 13" Retina MacBook Pro, 3 ways Windows 8 beats OS X, and more 'Book news.
- OS X 10.8.2 Update Fixed, Sonnet's Thunderbolt PCIe Expansion Chassis, and More 'Book News, 2012.12.08. Also Apple slows 13" MacBook Pro production, Windows 8 and Ultrabooks, Surface Pro to start at $899, and more 'Book news.
- Apple Pulls Dangerous MacBook Update, ARM MacBooks in 2 Years?, and More 'Book News, 2012.11.30. Also quick workaround for 2010 MacBook Pro black screen, Retina-ready Photoshop expected, the world's first smart laptop bag, and more 'Book news.
- eBay Selling Apple Refurbs, Perfect MacBook, Mac User Goes ThinkPad, and More 'Book News, 2012.11.23. Also Thunderbolt not taking off on Windows PCs, and 11.6" a popular size for new notebooks.
- MacBook Air Tops Ultrabooks, SSD in MacBook Pro, Firmware Updates, and More 'Book News, 2012.11.16. Also 13" Retina MacBook Pro reviews, Aura Pro SSD benchmarkes, QuickerTek AirPort upgrade, and more 'Book news.
- Check Battery Condition, Optical Drives Going Away?, Ionic Cooling Patent, and More 'Book News, 2012.11.10. Also Nifty microSD card reader fits flush inside most MacBooks, Just Mobile aluminum accessories, and more 'Book news.
- New MacBook Lineup Changes Everything, 13" Retina MacBook Pro Teardown, and More 'Book News, 2012.11.03. Also telling EPEAT why upgrades matter, 13" and 15" Retinas benchmarked, Mac Blu-ray Player compatible with Retina MacBooks, and more.
- 13" Retina MacBook Pro, OS X 10.8.2 Update for Late 2012 Macs, and More 'Book News, 2012.10.27. Also EPEAT defends awarding Retina MacBook Pro its gold rating, new $249 Chromebook, and OWC's 960 GB 2.5" SSD reviewed.
- MacBook Sales Skyrocket, Gold Rating of Retina MacBook Makes EPEAT Meaningless, and More, 2012.10.22. Also is SSD more flimsy than hard drives?, thin 500 GB hard drive from Toshiba, Targus Chill mat+ has 4 USB ports, and more.
- Modbook Pro a Full OS X Tablet, MacBook Theft Prevention and Recovery, and More, 2012.10.12. Also don't ditch your MacBook for a tablet just yet, ultraslim laptops to be 1/4 of market, and free shipping from Slappa.
- How to Upgrade MacBook Pro RAM, Firmware Update Resolves 6 Gbps SATA Problem, and More, 2012.10.05. Also MacBook dominating slim notebooks, Retina MacBook Pro vs. palm rests, ultrabook sales disappoint, use 3 external displays thanks to Matrox, and more.
- OS X 10.8.2 Boosts Battery Life, Firmware Updates for Mid 2012 MacBooks, and More, 2012.10.01. Also Intel's coming Haswell CPU, Toshiba's first hybrid drives, mDock docking station for Unibody MacBook Pros, and more.
- Microsoft Office for Mac Updated for Retina Display, Secondary Mobile Displays, and More, 2012.09.21. Also small tablets could help notebook comeback, Monster Digital's fast new SSDs, Air Display turns PC into a second display, and more.
- iPad More Useful than Mac?, Power Sipping Haswell Processors to Fuel Mobile Innovation, and More, 2012.09.14. Also 13" Retina MacBook Pro and new iMac in supply chain, and 10 Gigabit and eSATA Thunderbolt adapters from Sonnet.
- Living without a DVD Drive, WD Portable Drives Go USB 3, Superfast Velociraptor Duo Drive, and More, 2012.09.07. Also iPad cannibalizing PC market, 13" Retina MacBook Pro rumored at $1,299, Lenovo's new thin and light laptops, and more.
- Is Apple Green Enough?, Why Tablets Will Never Completely Replace PCs, and More, 2012.08.31. Also a love/hate relationship with Apple, Desktop Chair stand for laptops and tablets, displays for 13" Retina MacBook Pro in production, and more.
- OS X 10.8.1 Fixes Battery Life Issues?, Some Users See Retina MacBook Pro Interface Lag, and More, 2012.08.24. Also Apple's sealed Macs mean costly tradeoffs, Cloud spells grim outlook for hard drive makers, iFixit tears down Asus Zenbook, and more.
- Microsoft Plans No Fix for Blurry Office on Retina MacBook, 480 GB SSD for Retina MacBook, and More, 2012.08.17. Also Swedish website finds Apple community gullible, Geekench leaks 13" MacBook Pro details, use your iPhone to control your Mac, and more.
- iFixit Repair Guides for Retina MacBook Pro, Lenovo's 3 Pound ThinkPad X1 Carbon, and More, 2012.08.10. Also Apple memo says Retina MacBook Pro battery not replaceable, Thunderbolt-to-FireWire adapter only works one way, SLAPPA laptop backpack sale, and more.
- New Configurations for Entry-Level Retina MacBook Pro, Mountain Lion Cuts Battery Life, and More, 2012.08.03. Also SMC updates for Mid 2011 and Mid 2012 MacBook Air, Crucial's lower-cost SSDs, portable USB powered display, new mice and keyboards from Microsoft, and more.
- Apple Hires AMD Chip Engineer, 100W USB Coming, SSDs for 2012 MacBook Air, and More, 2012.07.27. Also Retina 13" MacBook Air predicted for September, Mac Pro GPUs still outpeform Retina MacBook Pro, and more.
- How Did Retina MacBook Pro Get EPEAT Gold?, Set Up a $300 Beater Mac Notebook, and More, 2012.07.20. Also tips on buying a used MacBook, all Mid 2012 MacBooks models reviewed, Pixelmator 2.1 adding Retina support, and more.
- Upgrade MacBook Pro or Buy New?, 5 MP Video Conferencing on Retina MacBook Pro, and More, 2012.07.13. Also Retina MacBook Pro benchmarked with Aperture and Motion, Dell developing Linux laptop, Apple's FireWire-Thunderbolt adapter, and more.
- Life After PCs, Retina MacBook Has Better Color, $42 Portable USB Blu-ray Player, and More, 2012.07.06. Also Ultrabooks creating growth of higher price point notebooks, Lounge-Book laptop stands, security lock for Retina MacBook Pro, and more.
- Do Unfixable Computers Threaten the Planet?, Retina MacBook Pro 'Best Mac Ever', and More, 2012.07.02. Also Apple posts Retina Display FAQ, free utility to access hidden Retina Display resolutions, Doxio Go mobile scanner, 960 GB SSD from OWC, and more.
- Retina MacBook Pro Runs 3 Displays, 15" MacBook Pro Teardown, 13" MacBook Pro Benchmarks, More, 2012.06.22. Also 13" MacBook Pro vs. Air, 13" Retina MacBook Pro rumors, Thunderbolt Software Update, and more.
- Apple Intros MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Updated MacBook Air and Pro Models, and More, 2012.06.15. Also new MacBook teardowns, 17" MacBook Pro discontinued, Apple's MagSafe to MagSafe 2 converter, and more.
- Double-Res Retina Display a Bad Idea, New Low Power Ivy Bridge CPUs for MacBook Air, and More, 2012.06.08. Also solving MagSafe problems, Ultrabook death spiral begins, first Thunderbolt/USB 3 hard drive, two Thunderbolt docks, and more.
- Rescuing a Dead iBook, Retina Macs Expected This Month, Ultrabooks Replacing Netbooks, and More, 2012.06.01. Also Apple's success threatens hard drive and PC makers, Toshiba to launch hybrid drive in September, har drive density to double by 2016, and more.
- MacBook Pro Price Cuts Portend New Models?, Retina Display MacBooks Expected to Cost More, and More, 2012.05.29. Also Retina resolution may be underwhelming, Sonnett's Thunderbolt-to-ExpressCard adapter reviewed, and more.
- MacBook Airs Top Ultrabooks, Boost MacBook Performance, MacBook Pro Update in June?, and More, 2012.05.21. Also Retina displays available now but costly, USB 3 expected in next MacBook rev, hybrid drives an affordable alternative to SSDs, and more.
- Tablets Out to Kill Laptops, New iPad vs. MacBook Air, $799 MacBook Air This Fall?, and More, 2012.05.11. Also should Apple discontinue the 17" MacBook Air?, 2012 MacBook Pro may include SSD and bigger batteries, and more.
- All Quad-Core MacBook Pros Possible, Apple Tries to Patent MacBook Air's Wedge Design, and More, 2012.05.04. Also world's thinnest external SuperDrive from Samsung, AOC's 22" USB powered display, and more.
- Linux Creator Loves MacBook Air, Ivy Bridge MacBook Update Expectations, and More, 2012.04.27. Also 17" MacBook Pro approaching its end?, ultrathin value notebooks could undermine Intel's Ultrabook plans, and more.
- Ivy Bridge Laptops Coming Soon, Are Laptops Crap?, Do Tablets Doom Laptops?, and More, 2012.04.20. Also Seagate bullish on hard drive future, price pressure pushing hybrid drives in Ultrabooks, Intel pushing 5mm thin hard drives, and more.
- Slimmer MacBook Pro Anticipated, Intel Pushing Ultrabooks, Low Power 7mm WD Scorpio Drive, and More, 2012.04.13. Also Intel pushing touchscreen Ultrabooks as alternatives to MacBook Air and iPad, $5 replacement MacBook keys, WaterField custom laptop sleeves, and more.
- Sleep Your MacBook Faster, Tablets to Displace Laptops?, Mirror iDevice to Mac Screen, and More, 2012.04.02. Also changing tablet market to blur line between tablets and laptops, Waterfield Designs homage to 'The Artist', and more.
- Thinner 15" MacBook Pro May Be in Production, Battery Status App on Sale, and More, 2012.03.23. Also Seagate achieves 1 terabit per square inch hard drive storage, high-end Verix laptop ships with Linux, and Intel's Ultrabook temptations.
- RAM Disks Return, Stretch Battery Life, Muzetto Outback Bag for MacBooks and iPads, and More, 2012.03.16. Also 15" MacBook Air rumored for April, Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook is no MacBook Air competitor, and two battery apps.
- Tablets Can't Displace PCs, Acer Losing Money on Ultrabooks, Ivy Bridge Due in April, and More, 2012.03.09. Also Elgato now shipping Thunderbolt SSDs, sleek leather briefcase for MacBook Air, and more.
- Apple Tops in Mobile PCs in 2011, 14" MacBook Air?, Late 2008 MacBook Pro Firmware Update, and More, 2012.03.02. Also new MacBooks will turn up pressure on Ultrabooks, Apple patents thinner keyboard, WiFi router designed "for the rest of us", and more.
- Ivy Bridge Delay Could Postpone New MacBooks, Apple Rumored to Be Working on ARM Laptop, and More, 2012.02.24. Also how to use an external MacBook Air SuperDrive with most Macs, Apple considered AMD for 2011 MacBook Air, single-platter 7200 rpm 500 GB drive from Hitachi, and more.
- Stripped 13" Education MacBook Air, SSD in First Gen MacBook Air, 15" MacBook Air?, and More, 2012.02.17. Also Ultrabooks are just MacBook Air copycats and doomed to fail, third-gen Ultrabooks may be competitive with MacBook Air, and more.
- White MacBook Goes End-of-Life, Logitech Touch Mouse Supports Gestures, Firmware Updates, and More, 2012.02.10. Also MacBook Air better than any Ultrabook, docks for MacBook Pro models, Intel offers improved SSDs, and more.
- Time to End 13" MacBook Pro?, Refurb MacBook Air from $699, Enable TRIM in OS X, and More, 2012.02.03. Also Auro Pro Express SSD upgrades for 2010/11 MacBook Air, Sleipnir browser syncs bookmarks with iOS, Prey laptop recovery tool, and more.
- Retina Macs Soon a Reality?, Does the World Need an iOS Laptop?, Fixing Keyboard Backlight, and More, 2012.01.27. Also firmware updates for 2010 MacBook and 13" MacBook Pro, Kingston high performance SSDNow, app displays battery status of wireless devices, and more.
- Year of the MacBook Air?, Can Ultrabooks Compete with MacBook Air?, IDrive Online Backup, and More, 2012.01.20. Also how to use FireWire Target Disk Mode, AMD to take on Ultrabooks, DriveSavers adds SSD focus, and more.
- MacBook Air Hits the Sweet Spot?, Notebooks Sales Down, Ultrabooks to Add Touchscreens, and More, 2012.01.13. Also Lenovo's hybrid laptop, Elgato Thunderbolt SSD external drive, Belkin previews Thunderbolt dock, and more.
- Give Your MacBook a New Lease on Life, MacBook Air Better Than Any Copycat, Free WiFi Survey App, and More, 2012.01.06. Also why Ultrabooks may not do as well as many expect, dual-bay external drive shootout, and more.
- Next MacBook Pro Update April or Later, PC Trackpads Suck, ThunderBolt PCs Coming in April, and More, 2012.01.02. Also second generation Seagate Momentus drive a step forward, dual-core Atoms to power next generation netbooks, and more.
- Apple Share of Ultrabooks to Shrink, Time Machine Glitch When Restoring to New Drive, and More, 2011.12.23. Also Aegis NetDock combines SuperDrive with hard drive and USB hub, ergnomic stands from 2COOL and Sharper Image, and more.
- MacBook Air to Dominate Ultrabooks, MacBook Pro with Retina Display Rumored, 1 TB SSDs, and More, 2011.12.16. Also second generation Seagate Momentus XT hybrid drive benchmarked, Jettison automatically unmounts USB and network drives when MacBook sleeps, and more.
- Apple Tops in Reliability Again, Mobile Ivy Bridge Road Map, Upgrade MacBook Memory, and More, 2011.12.09. Also 'fortuitous timing' for SSD-based MacBook Air in face of hard drive shortage, rugged 11" ThinkPad for education market, Samsung mSATA SSDs, and more.
- Upgrade MacBook with SSD and Hard Drive, 15" MacBook Air Ultrabook Slayer Coming?, and More, 2011.12.02. Also some 2010 MacBook Pros still freeze after video update, tablets and Ultrabooks killing netbooks, and more.
- HP Chairman Use MacBook Air, AMD MacBook Air 'Almost Happened', AMD May Adopt ARM, and More, 2011.11.29. Also why the AMD-powered 15" MacBook Air didn't happen, Bare Feat benchmrks 6 Gb/s SSD in MacBook Air, and touchscreen ultrabooks waiting on Windows 8.
- MacBook Air 28% of Apple Notebook Sales, Firmware Update for Late 2011 MacBook Pros, and More, 2011.11.18. Also external case for SuperDrive pulled from Unibody MacBook, video update for 2010 15" MacBook Pro, and more.
- MagSafe Adapter Replacement Program, MacBook Pro Air Rumored, iFixit Opens New MacBook Pro, and More, 2011.11.11. Also Apple notebooks expected to sell well in 2012, Ultrabook growth depends on price, and new Tim Bihn Cadet case holds laptop and iPad.
- Ultimate 11" MacBook Air Reviewed, Lots to Like in Late 2011 MacBook Pros, and More, 2011.11.07. Also 6 Gb/s compatibiity for new MacBook Pros, the problem with Ultrabooks, clever PlugBug lets you charge MacBook and iPad or iPhone simultaneously, and more.
- Mixed Results from Graphics Update for 15" 2010 MacBook Pro, 16 GB for i5/i7 MacBook Pros, and More, 2011.10.29. Also Apple developing slimmer SuperDrives, Intel starts Ivy Bridge production, firmware updates for all 2011 MacBook Air and Pro models, and more.
- Record Mac Sales Despite 'iPad Cannibalization', MacBook Pro Refresh Appears Imminent, and More, 2011.10.21. Also Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs to reduce power consumption, Apple acknowledges lost video issue with 15" 2010 MacBook Pro, ultrabooks look to hybrid hard drives, and more.
- WD Preps 2 TB Laptop Drive, 'Apple Shock' Reshapes Industry, Acer Ultrabook Built Too Cheap, and More, 2011.10.14. Also Steve Jobs will shape the laptop industry for years to come, Intel pushing for 'retina' displays in next gen Ultrabooks, and more.
- Post-PC Era? Maybe. Mobile Era? Definitely, 2011.10.07. Also fixing a creaking MacBook Air, SSD installation to a 2008 MacBook Pro, Apple developing its own hybrid drive, and more.
- iFixit Tears Down Thunderbolt Display, Byte-Dock MacBook Docking Stations, Kindle Apps, and More, 2011.09.30. Also ancient Silk Road revived as rail route from China to Europe, and 11" MacBook Air scores 5 of 5.
- Firmware Update Makes 6 Gbps SATA Reliable in All 2011 MacBooks, Thunderbolt Update for Lion, and More, 2011.09.26. 11.6" MacBook Air replaces Macs Only's 2.4 GHz MacBook Pro; Kensington multicharger for laptops, phones, and tablets; OWC 6 Gbps SSDs for 2011 MacBook Air, and more.
- MacBook Pro Refresh This Month?, EFI Update for Mid 2011 MacBook Air, and More, 2011.09.16. Also reviewer calls MacBook Air 'dead-sexy', mDock combines hard drive and docking station for MacBook Pro, and more.
- Laptops Trump Tablets in Enterprise, Ultrabooks vs. MacBook Air, Ultrabook Announcements, and More, 2011.09.09. Also how to adjust keyboard backlight, don't use Lion USB Thumb Drive to restore Mid 2011 Macs, PCIe expansion chassis for Thunderbolt, and more.
- Apple Laptop Design Changed Almost Everything, Sonnet ExpressCard/34 ThunderBolt Adapter, and More, 2011.09.02. Also MacBook Air paves the way to future Macs, lower priced 6 Gb/s SSD from OWC, BatterySqueezer app, and more.
- 13" MacBook Air Demand, iPad Bringing an End to Laptop Era?, Ultrabooks to Save PC Makers?, and More, 2011.08.26. Also the thought of Apple switching Macs to ARM processors is a 'very real and scary' threat for Intel, The Register reviews the 17" MacBook Pro, and more.
- MacBook Air the Perfect Notebook, Apple's Unibody Advantage Over PC Makers, Ultrabooks, and More, 2011.08.19. Also graphics issues continue to plague 2010 MacBook Pro and 2011 MacBook Air after OS X 10.7.1 update, OWC doubles maximum MacBook Pro memory, and more.
- Diskless Lion Restore Issues, MacBook Air Runs Hotter with Lion, Mid 2011 MacBook Air Reviewed, and More, 2011.08.12. Also 2010 MacBook Pro i7 kernel panics with Lion, OWC Data Doubler make 2 TB 'Books possible, MacBook SSD upgrade, and more.
- Intel Integrated Graphics Finally Good Enough?, New MacBook Air Benchmarked and Reviewed, and More, 2011.08.05. Also MacBook Air uses half-power Thunderbolt chip, fast 1 TB WD notebook drive, Intel Ultrabook strategy to take on MacBook Air, and more.
- New MacBook Air Ships with Faster and Slower SSDs, Lion Cuts Battery Life for Older 'Books, and More, 2011.07.29. Also white MacBook remains available in education, how to install Lion to a blank drive, MBA best laptop ever, SSD shootout, and more.
- MacBook Air Gets Thunderbolt and Core i5/i7 CPUs, World's First Thunderbolt Display, and More, 2011.07.26. Also check you battery's health, keep external drives from overheating, new MacBook Air cases, and more.
- 11" MacBook Air Always Intended as Apple's iCloudBook?, Choose a Beater Mac for Under $300, and More, 2011.07.15. Also next MacBook Air may regain backlit keyboard, MacBook and Mac mini refresh imminent?, 2 TB in a MacBook or MacBook Pro, and more.
- Thunderbolt Target Disk Mode Disappoints, Faster SSDs Rumored for Next MacBook Air, and More, 2011.07.08. Also Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI cables being recalled, one reason not to buy a MacBook Air, soldering SSDs to motherboard a bad idea, and more.
- New MacBook Air This Month?, White MacBook Going Away?, Some SSDs Can Hose Your Data, and More,, 2011.07.01. Also inside Apple's Thunderbolt cable, Sony Vaio Z targets MacBook Air and botches Thunderbolt, new Porsche designed LaCie mobile drive, and more.
- MacBook Air Apple's Top 'Book, New Sandy Bridge CPUs Destined for Next MacBook Air, and More, 2011.06.24. Also reviews of 11" MacBook Air and Thunderbolt MacBook Pros, Crucial M4 SSD firmware update, Kensington wireless mobile trackball, and more.
- Leaving Windows for 'the Laptop I Had Always Wanted', Next Gen MacBook Air Due Soon, and More, 2011.06.17. Also Acer slashes tablet forecast and banks on notebooks, a steampunk laptop, Eee Pad Transformer tablet-laptop hybrid, and more.
- Apple Previews iCloud, Sonnet's Fast SDXC ExpressCard, Lapdesk with Retractable Touchpad, and More, 2011.06.10. Also Apple quietly upgrading optical bay on 2011 MacBook Pro to 6 Gbps SATA, and NewerTech AdaptaDrive lets you install SATA notebook drives in a 3.5" drive bay.
- Hidden App Finds MacBook Thief, MacBook Air the Ideal Desktop Computer?, A5 MacBook Spotted?, and More, 2011.06.03. Also MacBook Air vs. iPad, bottom case replacement for Late 2009 and 2010 white MacBooks, SATA 3 issues with MacBook Pro, and more.
- MacBooks Dominate Consumer Reports Rankings, MacBook Air SSD Upgrade Reviewed, and More, 2011.05.27. Also Apple not dumping Intel for ARM, remote control app for Keynote, interest in iPad undermines PC sales, new cases, and more.
- Death of Laptop Exaggerated, Mac 'Book Veteran Chooses MacBook Air, the MacBook ARM Debate, and More, 2011.05.20. Also new MacBook Air expected midyear, what the Post-PC Era really means, Mac's Delete key works "both ways", and more.
- Has iPad Killed Netbooks?, Can iPad Replace MacBook Air?, 480 GB SSD Upgrade for MacBook Air, and More, 2011.05.13. Also MacBook Air unlikely to switch to ARM processor, NuPower replacement batteries for 15" 2008/09 MacBook Pro, and more.
- Why No USB 3.0 on Laptops?, 2011 MacBook Air Wish List, Wear Leveling Demystified, and More, 2011.05.09. Also 2011 iMac vs. MacBook Pro, Apple working on SATA 6 Gbps bug fix, replace MacBook Air SSD with OWC Aura Pro Express, and more.
- Windows 7 on MacBook Air, Screen Size Dilemma, 6G eSATA Adapter, DesktopMonitor App, and More, 2011.04.29. Also iBook repurposed as iPad case, Apple changes drive mount in MacBook, and new bags from STM and Waterfield Designs
- Windows Out Among Tech Elite, MacBook Pro Helps Mac Sales Grow 47% in March, Faster SSDs, and More, 2011.04.22. Also $10 fix for SATA problem in 17" MacBook Pro, SSD benchmarks for 13" MacBook Pro, in-dock temperature readout, and more.
- 7 Sizzling SSDs, 2011 MacBook Pros and 6G SSDs Reviewed, Sonnet Thunderbolt Peripherals, and More, 2011.04.15. Also iPad hammering laptop sales, PowerBook legacy lives in today's MacBooks, Boot Camp update for 2011 MacBook Pros, and more.
- MacBook Pro Performance, MacBook Air a Cash Cow, TRIM Enabler, GoFlex Slim Performance Drive, and More, 2011.04.08. Also next gen Sandy Bridge chips could appear in future MacBook Air, QuickerTek brings back handle for early 15" MacBook Pro, and more.
- Café Computing and the MacBook Air, Paired Storage and the MacBook Pro, MagSafe Shortage, and More, 2011.04.01. Also Thunderbolt makes MacBook Pro the last notebook you'll need, how to activate TRIM on any SSD, extra USB power from 2011 MacBook Pros, and more.
- Many Early 2011 MacBook Pro Problems Addressed in OS X 10.6.7, MacBook Pro GPUs Benchmarked, and More, 2011.03.25. Also 6 Gbps SATA SSD problems require cable replacement, replacing a PowerBook's hard drive, Motorola Atrix 4G and the future of mobile computing, and more.
- 16 GB MacBook Pro Achieves 'Warp Speed', iPad 2 vs. MacBook, MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro, and More, 2011.03.18. Also Google's Chrome OS, Turbo Boost tested, reviews of Early 2011 MacBook Pro, Henge Dock for new Pros, and more.
- MacBook Air 40% of MacBook Sales, 16 GB for New MacBook Pros, Early 2011 MacBook Pro Reviews, and More, 2011.03.14. Also SATA 6 Gbps in new MacBook Pros, TRIM support found in OS X 10.6.6, SSD vs. hard drive shootout, R.I.P. netbook, and more.
- New MacBook Pro Benchmarks and Reviews, All About Thunderbolt, MacBook Future Uncertain, and More, 2011.03.04. Also iFixit MacBook Pro teardown, OS X Lion supports TRIM, Thunderbolt supports Target Disk Mode, upgrades for Early 2011 MacBook Pros, and more.
- MacBook Pro Update Adds Thunderbolt I/O, MacBook Air to Influence Future Laptop Design, and More, 2011.02.25. Also Apple looking at dense lithium for better battery life, Apple combines MagSafe and optical data connector, 480 GB SSD upgrade, and more.
- Robust MacBook Sales to Continue, Apple Now Top Mobile PC Brand, New Battery App, and More, 2011.02.18. Also Apple doubling some MacBook orders, new MacBook Pro models in March?, experimenting with drenched notebooks, and more.
- Dell's MacBook Air Killer Dies, New MacBook Pros Imminent?, SSD Torture Test, and More, 2011.02.11. Also combo USB 3.0/SSD ExpressCard, Swiftpoint mouse piling up awards, Plextor's first SSDs, and more.
- Sandy Bridge Flaw to Delay New 'Books, Mini Notebooks Cutting into Netbook Market, and More, 2011.02.04. Also Sandy Bridge Mobile platform reviewed, Intel 310 Series SSD reviewed, BookArc stand for 2010 MacBook Air, and more.
- Will Apple Merge iPad and MacBook Air?, When to Replace Your 'Book's Battery, and More, 2011.01.21. Also guessing specs for Sandy Bridge Macs, SSD Optimizer, Power Manager for Mac OS X, and more.
- OS X 10.6.6 Runs Cooler, Widescreen Laptop Conspiracy, the Cost of Phantom Power Consumption, and More, 2011.01.14. Also SSDs benchmarked, mBrace handle for MacBook Pro, HyperMac batteries again compatible with MacBooks, and more.
- Fast SSDs for Legacy 'Books and MacBook Airs, Chip Unites SSD and Hard Drive, Solar Power, and More, 2011.01.07. Also OS X on a Chrome notebook, reduce SSD wear, use your 'Book as a second display, Yin-Yang mini FireWire 400/800 hub, and more.
- MacBook Air with 4 Displays, Maximize Your Battery, HyperMac Batteries Back Sans MagSafe, and More, 2011.01.03. Also 2 TB notebook drives expected this year, Intel's tiny SSD, 7mm thin 500 GB Hitachi notebook drive, and more.
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