How to Pick a Tablet For Your Needs [InfoGraphic]

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Finding the right tablet these days can be a challenging and circuitous decision process, which is evident from the humorous choose your own adventure tablet picking infographic our friends at Retrevo put together. Click for Larger While the infographic may not really help you find the perfect tablet, it does highlight a large part of the decision […]

Intel Will Power MacBooks for the Foreseeable Future

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Last week we reported on a rumor that Apple would be ditching Intel processors for the competing ARM processors, a move similar to the Apple’s jump from PowerPC processors to Intel in 2006. The rumor was met with some som skepticism, but not completely ruled out as it would have provided Apple with something the company loves […]

Apple Migrating to ARM for Entire Computing Lineup?

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Apple is speculated to be moving its entire computing lineup with its laptops and desktops to the ARM chipset and away from Intel’s architecture. The recent rumor being reported by SemiAccurate would mark Apple’s second transition to a newer chipset in its desktops and laptops, first from PowerPC to Intel, and now if true from […]

OWC’s 480GB SSD Just What the MacBook Air Needs

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Other World Computing (OWC) announced that its Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD is now available in sizes up to 480GB. That’s a hair under 500GB, the standard offering on Apple’s MacBook Pros. The MacBook Air is the best notebook I’ve ever owned, but I don’t consider it my primary computer. It’s quick enough for most of […]

Morning Wrapup: Notebook News for April 5th

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In Notebooks, this morning we have some more Windows 8 news, a look at the Toshiba NB505 netbook and how you can score 117GB of free cloud storage. We just posted our full review of the Toshiba NB505 netbook which is powered by an Intel Atom N455 processor, 1GB RAM and comes with a standard […]

Morning Wrapup: Notebook News for March 30th

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This morning in Notebooks we have some fun accessory reviews, notebook announcements and a few guides to help you get the most out of Windows 7. New Notebooks and Notebooks Now For Sale: Lenovo ThinkPad W520 Mobile Workstation W/ Quadro Graphics Up For Sale Lenovo ThinkPad T420s Now Available for Purchase w/ Core i5 Sandy […]

Morning Wrapup: Notebook News for March 29th

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Today in Notebooks we have a collection of new notebooks that have been announced, new SSDs from Intel, reviews of MacBook Air cases and a reason why your MacBook Pro fan might be loud. New Notebooks for March 2011: Acer Iconica 6120 Dual Screen Notebook Available for Pre-Order at $1,199 Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s Offers […]

Review: Air Display For Mac Rocks!

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One of my favorite iPad apps is now available in Apple’s Mac App store. Air Display is a utility that turns a Mac into a wireless display, which means your secondary computer doesn’t have to go completely unused while you’re at your desk. I’ve used the iPad version of the app to turn my iPad […]

Hot Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for the Week of March 4th

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Here is all the important notebook, tablet and smart phone news for the past week. Obviously coverage was dominated by the iPad 2 announcement, but we have a great collection of new videos and other news to share as well. Notebook News and How To’s from Notebooks.com ASUS launched a few new gaming notebooks including naked eye 3D […]

My Mobile Office This Week

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I got quite a few odd looks when I camped out in the cafeteria for the day at my wife’s work the other day. I guess it’s not entirely normal to carry a pair of laptops and a tablet, much less set them up in public, even in the middle of Silicon Valley. I needed […]

SCOTTEVEST Expedition Review: Another Great Jacket for Mobile Geeks

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SCOTTEVEST (SeV) started off with making fleece vests and jackets several years ago and has since diversified its product offerings. The SeV Expedition is my most recent outerwear purchase and it came with some unexpected features that outdoorsmen and law enforcement officers will appreciate. So why did I buy the SeV Expedition jacket? I like […]

MacBook Air Getting Second-Gen Intel Core CPU in June?

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It looks like Apple may refresh the ultra-portable MacBook Air notebook–available currently in 11- and 13-inch screen sizes–to accommodate Intel’s second-generation Core processor, known as Sandy Bridge according to the latest Internet reports. Our own Josh Smith had written over at Notebooks.com that the move will deliver for Apple and to consumers better graphics performance: […]

MacBook Air Review Part 6: iPhoto ’11 Performance

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The MacBook Air is the best laptop I’ve ever used, but with mobility there are usually compromises. As a photographer, one thing that I’m not willing to compromise too much on is photo editing performance. I was a bit concerned about how iPhoto ’11 would perform on the MacBook Air since it has a lot […]

10 Pounds of Apple Mobility

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I use a lot of Apple gear these days for a variety of reasons and had to quickly throw my four primary devices in my backpack so I could move some stuff around my new home office. I’m in the midst of writing a multi-part MacBook Air Review and I realized that it’s pretty amazing […]

MacBook Air Review Part 5: What I Don’t Like

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I wrote earlier this week that new 13″ MacBook Air is the best laptop I’ve ever bought or used. But that doesn’t mean its perfect. In this portion of my multi-part MacBook Air review I’ll tell you about some of the things I don’t like about the MacBook Air and things that I hope Apple […]

MacBook Air Review Part 3: Keyboard and Trackpad

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In this portion of my multi-part MacBook Air review I’m going to discuss the laptop’s keyboard and trackpad. Yesterday I mentioned that the MacBook Air is the best laptop I’ve ever used (MacBook Air Review Part 1). One of the major reasons that I call it that is because of its trackpad and keyboard. There […]