Apple Black Friday 2011: What to Wait For

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With Black Friday but a few weeks away, more readers are asking us what to expect from Apple on Black Friday 2011. Black Friday is November 25th, the day after Thanksgiving. We briefly covered Black Friday predictions last month, but now we are taking a deeper dive into Apple Black Friday 2011 plans and predictions. […]

Apple Tries to Get All Touchy Feely With OS X Lion

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Apple has unleashed OS X Lion on the world. I’m sure this weekend will see lots of folks choosing to upgrade for the $29 price. Now that Apple has christened the age we’re in as the post-PC age, you have to look at what Lion brings to the table in that context, and many already […]

New Thunderbolt Display Can Turn a MacBook Air Into an iMac

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Among today’s announcements by Apple, one that can have a big impact on mobile computing relates to the Thunderbolt display. The display finally serves as a proper docking station for MacBooks – a docking station with benefits, that is. The display sports a 27″ screen with 2560 x 1440 resolution. The real standout spec, however, […]

Mac Screen Rotate: Turn Your MacBook Air Into an Ebook Reader

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Your MacBook Air can already read eBooks, but with a handy screen orientation app you can flip your MacBook Air on its side for a more booklike reading experience. The MacBook Air or MacBook Pro 13 may look awkward while held in portrait mode, but if you are sitting in a big comfy chair the portrait orientation […]

Summer Road Trip: Tech In Our Bag & On The Road

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This week my family and I will be leaving on a long two-week trip around the Southeastern United States taking some of our favorite mobile tech toys with us. I thought I’d share with you what we are taking to make the journey fun and efficient. Last summer our editor Josh Smith took what he […]

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 […]

Score $582 of Mac Apps for $49.99 with the MacLegion Bundle

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Looking for a good deal on a collection of Mac Apps? Check out this new Mac App Bundle from Maclegion that includes 11 popular Mac apps, tools and utilities. This bundle has a nice collection of apps that is good for all types of Mac users. We are quickly drawn to the the Data recovery and creative […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for April 7th

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Big week in Notebooks, Tablets and Smartphones at Notebooks.com and GottaBeMobile. We’ve been busy reviewing a collection of new notebooks and have been busy rounding up all the info you need to know about the flagship phones from Verizon and are busy making our way to all the carriers. Verizon Android Smart Phone Lineup: HTC Thunderbolt Details, […]

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 […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for March 25th

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Another busy week is wrapping up and we’ve pulled together the biggest notebook, tablet and smart phone news of the week, including our Best of CTIA winners, to help you get caught up on what’s going on in technology. The biggest news of the week was arguably the CTIA Wireless 2011 show in Orlando which was the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Should Every Exec in the PC Industry Buy a Mac?

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High-end PC veteran and current Microsoft GM of  System Experience, Entertainment Rahul Sood suggests every executive in the PC industry should use a MacBook in a Facebook post yesterday. That’s not a bad idea in my book and could perhaps teach some valuable lessons. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Rahul Sood’s resume, […]

HTC Thunderbolt vs Intel Thunderbolt: The Tale of Two Thunderbolts

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The HTC Thunderbolt was announced during a Verizon press conference at CES 2011 way back on January 8th. No firm HTC Thunderbolt release date has been mentioned by Verizon or HTC, even though Best Buy began taking reservations on February 6. The latest word is that the HTC Thunderbolt will be released on March 4…or […]

New 13″ MacBook Pro Review: Beauty Shots

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It’s no secret that Apple has some of the best industrial designs in the business, so I decided to shoot a series of beauty shots of my new MacBook Pro. I’m in the midst of writing a full MacBook Pro Review over at Notebooks.com, where I’ll post even more pictures, but I thought the those […]

New 13″ MacBook Pro Review

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The new MacBook Pro was simultaneously announced and released yesterday. I got my hands on a the premium retail configuration and wrote up the first part of my MacBook Pro Review over at Notebooks.com. The MacBook Pro is a very nice computer, though far from perfect. If you’re dead set on getting a new MacBook, […]

Week in Review: 25 Sandy Bridge Notebooks Announced, Coming Soon

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This week was one of the busiest we’ve seen in a while with 25 new notebooks or refreshed notebooks being announced this week from Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Sony. The new notebooks ran the gamut from consumer devices to corporate work stations and range from $579 to $2,199 for the base models. There’s even […]