It's no secret the I took delivery of my new MacBook Pro notebook this week, but like many of you doing the same I was faced with some tough decisions: how to migrate my data to the new iron.
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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.
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.
I've taken some pictures of the MacBook Pro unboxing experience. Check 'em out.
The iTab is a slick-looking tablet Mac but it's not from Cupertino. This little pen-based Mac is from an outfit called ThePlaceForItAll.com.
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?
This week's "Mac virus" scare turned out to be nothing more than a worm for Mac OS X that propagates through iChat and infects local Mac applications.
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.
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?
In a surprise move Apple today announced that they speed-bumped the original MacBook Pro configurations to 1.83 and 2.0GHz without notice.