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

David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.

Latest Posts

Apples and Oranges

With machines like the MacBook Apple has come a long way in closing the price gap between it and its PC competitors. But there's still a large divide with some of their peripherals that is simply too hard to justify, specifically: monitors.

May 25, 2006 by


Thermal grease and the MacBook

Readers of this blog remember the recent issue about the amount of thermal grease (or paste) that Apple applies to the chips in the MacBook Pro. There's pretty decent evidence that over-application of the paste is causing the machine to run hotter than it should. It appears that the same may be true for the MacBook...

May 21, 2006 by


SMC Firmware Update and the MBP (Updated)

If you're using a utility like Joel LeBoss' CoreDuoTemp v0.6 or Dr. Marcel Bresink's Hardware Monitor 3.6 to keep tabs on the CPU temperature you'll be disappointed to know that Apple's recently released SMC Firmware Update breaks these applications on the MacBook Pro.

May 18, 2006 by