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

MacBook Pro Photoshop benchmarks

I've run some benchmarks on Apple's new MacBook Pro running an application that hasn't been optimized for the Intel chip yet - Adobe's notoriously resource intensive Photoshop CS. For the test I ran two Photoshop actions on my PowerBook G4 1.

February 21, 2006 by

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Critical Mac OS X zero-day exploit

ZDNet's George Ou has posted some details about a scary new Mac OS X exploit that takes advantage of Safari. Unlike the relatively benign OSX.Leap.A worm which emerged last week this exploit is a major security hole because it requires no user interaction.

February 20, 2006 by

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Episode 105: PowerPage Podcast

Episode 105 of the PowerPage Podcast has been posted. This week we interview Travis Yates, developer of A Blackjack Card Counter for iPhone, we discuss Apple outlawing jailbreaking, Hulu’s fantastic suicide and we play “What’s on your Mac?

February 18, 2006 by

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MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Web snafu

The roller coaster ride of Apple ship dates keeps on rolling. Yesterday I posted a note about a new third configuration of the MacBook Pro that Apple was offering on the high end - a previously unannounced 2.16GHz model.

February 15, 2006 by

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MacBook Pro speed-bumps delayed

I was excited yesterday to report that Apple had speed-bumped the MacBook Pro notebooks to 1.83 and 2.0GHz but disappointed that they also moved my ship date back almost two weeks as a result. Did Apple just throw us a bone?

February 14, 2006 by

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An easy fix for iPod volume issue

The best way to prevent hearing damage from listening to your iPod too loud is to just turn it down - but that's common sense. Here are a couple of easy ways Apple could avoid lawsuits claiming that iPods can cause permanent hearing damage.

February 13, 2006 by

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