How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

Back in October, Apple launched refreshed MacBook Pros that boast nine hours of battery life thanks to the inclusion of the latest Intel Haswell chips, compared to 7 hours of the previous generation. MacBook Airs get even better battery life thanks to the slight-slower internals that require less power. However, while nine hours for the […]

How to Sync Photos Docs and Data on iPhone and Mac With iCloud

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iCloud offers a clean and simple way to sync email, calendars, contacts, reminders, photos, Safari data and documents between a Mac and an iPhone. With OS X 10.9 and iOS 7, Apple updated iCloud and made it more robust, stable and useful so we decided to update our original guide to iCloud sync focusing this […]

Refurbished Macs: The Only Way to Buy

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There are always pros and cons when buying used electronics. You usually save a ton of money, but it’s at the expense of functionality or looks. There might be a dent in the case or just some general wear and tear, but you can buy it at a discount compared to the price tag of […]

How to Stop Hackers From Playing Peek-a-Boo With MacBook Webcams

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In a startling discovery, it appears that the webcams on Apple’s iMac desktops and MacBook laptops could be remotely activated without the knowledge of the user. To assuage privacy concerns, many notebook manufacturers–including Apple–place a recording indicator light next to the camera lens to alert users that the webcam is activated. However, despite these efforts, […]

Apple Holiday Shipping Deadlines Arrive for iPhone & iPad Buyers

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Holiday shoppers looking to buy an iPhone, iPad, iMac or a new MacBook Pro for a loved one this holiday season will want to take note of Apple’s holiday shipping deadlines which have arrived today, deadlines that buyers will need to hit if they want their device to arrive by December 25th, a day that […]

$8 Solution to Broken MacBook Chargers is Brilliant

Protect your MacBook Pro power cable with this $8 accessory.

The Macbook Pro Retina and MacBook Air are machined and designed to last, but the MagSafe and MagSafe 2 Macbook chargers that come with them are prone to breaking after months of use. Most often this break comes where the smaller cord connects to the charging block, as it cannot stand up to the abuse […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina vs. 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina (Late 2013)

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina vs. 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina (Late 2013) compared.

The new MacBook Pro Retina is finally here with the latest Intel 4th generation processors, new graphics options and longer battery life. Apple also cut the prices of the 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina and the 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina by $200 and changed around the configurations enough that MacBook Pro buyers need to do their […]

How to Upgrade to OS X Mavericks

Finish the OS X Mavericks upgrade process and sign up for iCloud Keychain.

The OS X Mavericks release is here and best of all it’s a free upgrade that users can download today from the Mac App Store for a fast and easy installation. In this guide we will show you how to install OS X Mavericks even if you aren’t familiar with upgrading your own computer. If […]

New MacBook Pro Retina Release Date Announced with Price Cut

Apple announces the the new MacBook Pro release date is, today.

Apple announced a new MacBook Pro Retina release date today with a $200 price drop, faster storage, a new design for the new MacBook Pro Retina 13-inch model that trims the weight and the thickness. Each of the new MacBook Pro Retina Late 2013 models comes with an Intel Haswell processor that is a key […]

Apple Kills MacBook Pro. Long Live the New MacBook Pro.

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Apple has not been shy to kill off aging technologies that are on their way out, and it’s repeating that this year with the late 2013 release of the new MacBook Pro notebooks. Optical drives, hard drive storage, and low resolution display are all on their way out. In the recent past, Apple had offered […]

OS X Mavericks Download Will Add an Hour of Battery Life

OS X Mavericks brings better battery life to HD video playback.

When the OS X Mavericks download arrives later this month it will deliver an extra hour of battery life for users who are running the new MacBook Air, and likely other MacBook devices thanks to a power efficient code that aims to deliver more battery life to users. Apple shared more OS X Mavericks details […]

Apple Counting on New MacBook Pro, Mac Pro to Revive Sales

The new MacBook Pro, Mac Pro and iMac may help Apple's slumping Mac Sales but the iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 may negate their impact.

We expect to see a new MacBook Pro and Mac Pro today at Apple’s October 22nd special event, but according to one analyst prediction the Apple computer sales will continue to suffer as users turn towards iPads. It’s fitting that we also expect to see an iPad mini 2 and an iPad 5 announced at […]

How to Watch Apple Event Live

Watch the Apple October 22nd event live in video on the Apple TV, on iPhone, iPad and Apple computers.

Apple’s iPad 5, iPad mini 2, new MacBook Pro and OS X Mavericks event is slated to start in just a few hours and it is shaping up to be a very fast paced event with a lot of products to announce. The tagline for this event is “We still have a lot to cover.”, […]

New MacBook Pro Release Date: What Not to Expect

The new MacBook Pro Retina late-2013 models should arrive soon.

In less than 24 hours we should know everything there is to know about the new MacBook Pro release date and what we can expect from these new Apple notebooks for the 2013 holiday shopping season. Update: New MacBook Pro Retina Announced, Cheaper, Longer Lasting It looks like the new MacBook Pro will with a […]

New MacBook Pro Retina Likely, New MacBook Pro Questionable

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Multiple sources point to a new MacBook Pro Retina update this week, but the more affordable MacBook Pro models are not as certain as the fate of the device remains in question. For the past several months rumors of new MacBook Pro models pointed to a fall refresh with the latest Haswell chips inside, offering […]

New MacBook Pro Release Date: What to Expect

The new MacBook Pro 2013 should look similar, but could deliver better battery life.

On Tuesday Apple will announce the new MacBook Pro models according to a collection of rumors and analyst notes. The new MacBook Pro 2013 update will certainly include new Retina Display models with updated Intel processors which will deliver bring better battery life and enhanced graphics power. Like the iPhone, Apple typically delivers a release […]

Touch ID Patent Points to iPad & New MacBook Pro Support

Touch ID could come to the iPad and new MacBook Pro models in the future according to a new patent.

Apple is going big with Touch ID and a new patent suggests the fingerprint security tech is heading to new iPads and someday to new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebooks. The Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s allows users to login to the iPhone 5s by pressing a finger on the home button, […]

Consumers Are Ready for a new MacBook Pro LTE, is Apple?

Mobile professionals would love a MacBook Pro with LTE.

The New MacBook Pro 2013 models are expected within two weeks, as Apple plans a fall event where we should see new MacBook Pro with Retina models in 13″ and 15″ sizes, but Apple still lags behind when it comes to connectivity. As LTE networks flourish and shared data plans make prices competitive, it’s time […]

7 Tips for New MacBook Pro Buyers

A New MacBook Pro 2013 update is likely just around the corner.

Apple’s fall event is now set in stone for October 22nd which means that new products are on their way. Apple is expected to introduce a number of new products including OS X Mavericks, the new Mac Pro, and two new iPads in the iPad mini 2 and the iPad 5. There are also rumors […]

New MacBook Pro, iPad 5 & iPad mini 2 Release Date Details Leak

The iPad mini 2 and iPad 5 release date could arrive by the end of October according to a new report.

The new MacBook Pro release date could come just days after the October 22nd iPad event and the iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 release date could come by October 31st according to a new report. The Mac Pro that Apple teased at WWDC 2013 in June could arrive by November 15th. Anticipation for the […]