It's been proven that OS X can be hacked to run on Intel's x86 hardware platform, but is the performance going to suffer?
The Apple Core
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.
There's a big difference between charging your battery in your PowerBook versus a dedicated charger.
It appears that Apple is playing games with the PowerBook battery capacity estimates—but they're not the only ones doing it.
AppleInsider is reporting that Apple's Intel PowerBooks and iBooks are ahead of schedule and could arrive as soon as April or May 2006.
There's plenty of reasons to use a Mac; great software and hardware, the iPod, but perhaps the best reason is security.
Back when iPods were only black and white I cared less about album artwork, but now that all new iPods have color displays (excluding the shuffle) album art is becoming more valuable.
The iPod has a major flaw that hasn't been addressed by Apple yet. They can make an iPod land on the moon, but they can't make one with gapless playback.
There are several ways to connect your iPod to your car's stereo ranging from simple and poor sounding to complex and high fidelity. Sometimes you don't have much of a choice because your car stereo limits your options, but there's an option for every configuration and budget.
Apple released two compelling new applications with their October 12 announcements; Front Row and Photo Booth, the problem is that neither is available as a standalone application.
Aperture has a lot of potential to be this year's killer application, but how will it perform on a PowerBook in the field?