It wasn't the MacBook Pro update we were hoping for but Apple today announced new MacBooks that feature faster Intel Core 2 Duo processors, 1GB of memory, 802.11n wireless networking and larger hard drives in every model.
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Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
The Apple online store is currently offline, rumors abound that Apple is releasing new Santa Rosa-based MacBook Pros with LED backlights today.
The Chop Shop has created a Mac-based t-shirt that is supremely cool. The t-shirt pictured at right is its an Apple II disassembled into a model template, on the reverse is the re-assembled Mac.
Hymn, short for Hear Your Music aNywhere has a link to an updated version of QTFairUse6 (version 2.5) that can remove the DRM from music purchased from the iTunes Store.
According to NPD Group Apple's MacBook and MacBook Pro made up 9.9 percent of all notebook sales at U.
Apple held its annual shareholders meeting in Cupertino on Thursday. Steve Jobs and other company executives addressed pointed questions about the lingering stock options scandal, the Leopard delay, Apple's green policies and iPhone.
It's inevitable. Now that Apple's hitched it's wagon to the Intel star, the processor road map is pretty much set in stone.
How many times how you downloaded a PDF file only to lose it within a week into the oblivion known as your hard drive? It doesn't help that PDFs (downloaded ones especially) almost never have human readable naming conventions.
Palm has released a successor to the Treo 700p (my current phone) called the 755p (US$279 w/Sprint contract). While it's promising that Palm still appears to be committed to the Palm OS platform, its not much of an upgrade.
According to a knowledge base article (#936824) posted yesterday on Microsoft's Help and Support Web site, Vista's Eject command doesn't work with properly with a connected iPod and can cause data corruption (see Techmeme discussion): The Safely Remove Hardware feature and the Windows Explorer "Eject" command do not work correctly with an Apple iPod that is connected to a Windows Vista-based computer Consider the following scenario.