1. Blogs
    March 13th, 2015 by Susie Ochs
    Five things the MacBook needs in the next generation

    Playing with the new MacBook on Tuesday, I kept having flashbacks to 2008. Remember the first-gen MacBook Air? It captured imaginations the instant...

  2. Blogs
    March 13th, 2015 by Michael Simon
    The new MacBook is the iPad’s spirit animal, ports and all

    We may never see a Multi-Touch Mac. What seemed inevitable back in 2010 is no closer to fruition than it was then – OS X and iOS may share certain...

  3. Blogs
    March 13th, 2015 by Jason Snell
    The MacBook’s new trackpad will change the way you click

    Tuesday’s Apple event gave people who follow Apple news plenty to talk about. But for Mac users, the biggest news probably has to do with all the...

  4. Blogs
    March 12th, 2015 by Agam Shah
    Six things to know about the USB-C port in the new MacBook

    Apple is challenging laptop users to adapt to fewer ports with the bold design of its new 12in MacBook, which has just one USB-C port using the USB...

  5. Blogs
    March 12th, 2015 by Michael Simon
    Apple Watch’s killer feature just may be telling time

    When Apple introduced us to the iPhone, there was a lot to absorb: Inertia scrolling, pinch to zoom, slide to unlock, predictive text, not to mention...

  6. Blogs
    March 11th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Thunderbolted: USB-C is our new connection

    When news of a new Mac notebook leaked two months ago, one of the aspects that seemed most absurd was the omission of multiple ports. Instead, there...

  7. Blogs
    March 11th, 2015 by Caitlin McGarry
    Taking Apple Watch for a run? Don’t forget your iPhone

    This runner’s idea of heaven is strapping a 38mm Apple Watch Sport to my wrist, throwing on a Bluetooth headset, and hitting the Prospect Park loop...

  8. Blogs
    March 6th, 2015 by Susie Ochs
    Watch this space: Apple is about to fill all the holes in the Apple Watch story

    Only a few more days until Tim Cook will stride onto the stage at the Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts and show off his Apple Watch. You know, again....

  9. Blogs
    March 5th, 2015 by Jason Snell
    I like my Pebble, but I’m not kickstarting Pebble Time

    I was an original backer of the Kickstarter for the Pebble smartwatch and have been wearing it on my wrist for more than two years, so you’d think...

  10. Blogs
    March 4th, 2015 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: I’m bringing back the floppy drive

    However much you love your Mac, I’m willing to bet there’s at least one hardware feature you want to add to it – and quite possibly one or two...

  11. Blogs
    March 4th, 2015 by Michael Simon
    Have we reached peak smartphone?

    At the end of 2006, the mobile phone landscape was awash with devices that filled specific wants and needs. If you wanted the coolest way to make...

  12. Blogs
    March 3rd, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to keep your email private with PGP encryption on your Mac

    In our last episode of Private I, I explained the basics of public-key (PK) cryptography, a way to scramble messages in a way that only someone possessing...

  13. Blogs
    March 2nd, 2015 by Michael Simon
    Why Pebble Time, not Android Wear, is Apple Watch’s biggest competition

    If you had told me last December that in the first part of 2015, a smartwatch would make headlines across the world, shatter sales records and create...

  14. Blogs
    February 27th, 2015 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple slates March 9 event, hints at Watch wearable

    Apple today invited reporters and analysts to an event scheduled for 9 March, when it will probably talk up the Apple Watch and perhaps unveil other...

  15. Blogs
    February 25th, 2015 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: When games looked absolutely nothing like their box art

    One of the big themes in the history of gaming has been the pursuit of photorealism, and it’s only in the last few years that hardware has become...

  16. Blogs
    February 19th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Encrypting email with public keys

    In recent weeks, I’ve written about protecting data stored locally on a hard drive, against both people with physical access and potential remote...

  17. Blogs
    February 18th, 2015 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: The Macintosh Portable is about as portable as a sack of potatoes

    In the picture right, I am holding a Macintosh Portable, the spiritual ancestor of the MacBook Air. Well, that’s what I’m holding in my left hand;...

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