Palazzo Hotel Safes are Geek Friendly

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Leaving expensive gadgets in hotel rooms can be stressful. While I’ve never had a gadget go missing from a hotel room, I always worry that a bad guy will swipe anything that I leave out. I was pleasantly surprised by the safes in our hotel rooms at the Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas. They’re large […]

Apple to Refresh MacBook Pro in 2011

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DigiTimes is reporting that Apple will have redesigned models of the company’s MacBook Pro and iMac all-in-one consumer desktop in the first half of 2011. The publication says that upstream component makers are suggesting that the company will launch “at least four upgraded MacBook Pros as well as an iMac that features new panel size […]

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 […]

I finally jumped into the water on the dark side

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Yes, I have finally purchased a major Apple product. Just last week, I made a comment here on GBM that made me feel better about my choice. I said, “Can I buy Apple products but think Jobs is a pompous jackass? Sure.” Little did I know that I would actually do it. I have purchased  […]

Example of Why Apple’s iLife Matters

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Apple announced iLife ’11, am updated suite of multimedia apps today. A lot of people criticize these apps as being too simplistic, but iLife is just what the doctor ordered and is a  big part of why people enjoy using their macs. I use iLife apps quite a bit on my MacBook Pro, even though I […]

SCOTTEVEST Outback: A Killer Gadget Jacket (video)

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Scott from SCOTTEVEST (SeV) sent over an Outback jacket for me to check out. This jacket’s a little different than all the other SeV gear I use, which is primarily designed for travel. The Outback jacket is designed for those who want to conceal more than just gadgets. Check out the below video to see […]

Apple refreshes the Macbook Pro… mostly

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No earth-shaking news here: Apple refreshed their Macbook Pro line with a quiet store announcement today. The 15- and 17-inch models look good for the desktop replacement crowd, but folks interested in the more portable 13-inch MBP seem to be getting the short end of the stick.   

Changing My Mobile Strategy and a New Computer

Over the weekend I posted that I purchased a new computer and was going to being shifting my mobile strategy. I offered folks a chance to guess what the new computer was, and lo and behold, Rob Bushway, guessed correctly. I picked up a 13 inch MacBook Pro at a good price from Amazon.com. on […]