The new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models feature new connectors and ports that need to be considered if you're upgrading from a previous model.
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"I haz eat yur data!"Several posts on the Apple Support forums (1, 2) dating back to 12 September indicate that some users have been losing all their data due to a nasty bug in Snow Leopard, a.
A MacRumors forum member posted the above picture of the purported new Mac mini with the following specs:Intel Core 2 Duo2GHz3MB L2 cache2GB RAM DDR III, 1066MHzSuper Drive is SATAThe picture agrees with previous rumors that the new Mini would ship with 5 USB ports, FireWire 800, and two Display ports (Mini DisplayPort and Mini DVI).As with every pre-release Apple hardware photo come the claims that it's a fake.
If you're a fan of netbooks you've undoubtedly heard of Runcore. It's a leading manufacturer of solid-state drives (SSDs) out of Hong Kong with a reputation for super-fast products.
U.S.-based DRAM manufacturer Super Talent Technology has announced a range of Solid State Disks (SSDs) that utilize the industry standard Serial ATA (SATA) interface. Clearly there's a movement afoot toward SSDs for notebook/tablet/portable applications and the parade of new flash-based media offerings is sure to keep the ultra-light, diskless MacBook rumors burning brightly for the foreseeable future.
The new Scorpio Blue 750GB SATA hard drive from Western Digital raises the bar on mobile storage capacity.
Maybe it's experience, maybe it's wisdom, maybe old age but I'm absolutely obsessed with backups. Part of it comes from a bad experience with data loss many years ago (sounds like Tequila, doesn't it?
PowerPager Chuck Freedman has posted a complete unboxing and first impressions of the long-awaited Time-Capsule 1TB model. Although it's a spitting image of the venerable (albeit crippled) Airport Extreme Base Station (AEBS) Freedman notes "the unit is about two inches larger square than its Airport Extreme base station cousin.