Everyone's heard of overclocking a CPU to wring the last few drops of performance out it, right? Well, a notebook jockey's equivalent is called "undervolting" and it's designed to increase battery life not clock speed.
The Apple Core
Apple technology keeps gaining respect in the executive suite, with businesses and in the data center. Jason O'Grady and David Morgenstern deliver critical news and penetrating analysis that managers need to succeed.
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 17 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
On 29 August, 2006 Google Chief Executive Officer Dr. Eric Schmidt was elected to Apple's board of directors (Dr.
It's no secret that Apple is clamping down on the term "Pod." Lawyers from everyone's favorite fruit company have gone after Web sites, products and magazines using the term "Pod" in their name. Who does Apple council have in their cross hairs next? Adult toy manufacturers.
A very short two weeks ago I wrote about the MacBook chasm, the difference in features and benefits between Apple's consumer MacBook and the professional MacBook Pro. I wrote that Apple's revving the MacBook Pro to the faster and cooler Core 2 Duo processor essentially widened the gap between the two lines and that it would make potential MacBook buyers think long and hard about the MBP before buying.Well no more.
Apple today announced new MacBooks that have been speed-bumped to include the same Core 2 Duo processor that began shipping in the company's MacBook Pros on 24 October 2006. The MacBook chasm shrank a little today.
The Apple online store is down as of this morning and speculation is beginning to swirl.
If you've ever scrolled deep into the Legal menu on an iPod you've probably seen the logo pictured at right. PortalPlayer is most popular for providing the audio chips for the Apple iPod.
If you've used an Apple notebook for any extended length of time you probably have an opinion on its operating temperature. But how do you quantify the temperature of an Apple's notebook? Let's take a look at different ways to measure the temperature in the MacBook Pro.
I recently purchased a new Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro and wanted to share some of the intricacies of swapping out the hard drive.
If you've opened a Mac to upgrade a hard drive or RAM recently you may have noticed that Apple is now using blue circuit board material as opposed to the more traditional green G10-FR4 epoxy circuit boards.