The coolest feature of the Apple's new MacBook Pro notebook is the new MagSafe power adapter.
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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 18 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
Back in July 2005 I suggested that it was time for Apple to retire the name PowerBook in favor something that would depart from its "Power"PC heritage (even though the original PowerBook predates the PowerPC) and move into the 21st century and reflect Apple's commitment to use silicon from Intel...
Apple announces MacBook Pro, first Intel notebook
... and all through the house, not a creature was stirring except for Steve's mouse."Quick, change that keynote slide, he's got it all posted.""And you'd better do it quick or your ass is toasted!"
On Friday I posted a story on the PowerPage about a possibility that Apple will introduce new 42 and 50-inch plasma displays at Macworld Expo tomorrow - with built-in in Macs. As with anything mentioned before the start of Expo you have to consider the source.
It's that time of year again, time to dust off the crystal ball and prognosticate about what Apple has in store for us at the big January love-in at Moscone.
PowerBooks are great for storing music and photos, but do you really need every piece of music you've ever ripped? Archiving some of your media is a great way to get better performance out of your Mac.
Just when I thought that WiFi (802.11b/g) networks were getting safer, I get an email from a friend indicating that Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) has been cracked.
A story in the Taipai Times reports that Topology research analyst Simon Yang is predicting that Apple will introduce new "light-weight [notebooks] with a stylish design aimed at luring female users."
I first wrote about the Boostaroo Headphone Amplifier back in 2001 as a way to easily split the audio output from a PowerBook or iPod and share it with a friend. Boostaroo has improved upon the original with the Revolution, a new model now shipping.