I took some temperature benchmarks comparing the MacBook Pro (Core Duo) and MacBook Pro (Core 2 Duo). The results substantiate what I uncovered in a previous post about the Core 2 Duo running significantly cooler than the Core Duo.
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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.
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If you're not already using QuickSilver, stop reading this post right now and download this excellent piece of software. QuickSilver is the quintissential launcher application for Mac OS X and it saves me tons of time.
Yesterday I took a shot at the iPhone for being long on compromises and short on utility and your comments were tremendous. Today I want to take a look at some of the positive aspects and potential of the iPhone.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've been inundated with speculation and rumor about Apple's iPhone. Am I the only one that doesn't want one?
Hot on the heels of my story yesterday about undervolting your Core Duo CPU to save on battery and heat comes a nifty piece of shareware. CoolBook is a GUI to control CPU clock speed and voltage. It's like the author was reading my mind!
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.
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.