1. Help
    How to replace the optical drive in a Unibody MacBook Pro with a second-hard drive

    Sometime around 2008 and with the advent of the first MacBook Air, Apple made the declarative statement that the end was in sight for optical drives...

  2. News
    Coming in 2014: MacBooks as fast as data centre servers

    Solid-state drives (SSDs) will undergo a major change next year: the predominant interface will begin moving from SATA III to PCIe Generation 2.0...

  3. Help
    Maintaining a Boot Camp partition when upgrading the Mac OS

    Reader Mapa is interested in upgrading to Mavericks, but has a Boot Camp partition. The reader writes: “I am still running Mac OS X Snow Leopard...

  4. Help
    Mac buying guide: how to pick the right computer

    If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re thinking about buying a new Mac and may be in need of a little guidance. Fortunately, we’ve...

  5. Blogs 1
    The new Mac Pro: not for the faint of wallet

    When I first gazed upon the radically redesigned, supercharged Mac Pro at Apple’s WWDC last June, my reaction was immediate: “This is my next...

  6. Blogs
    Travel tips: what you can’t leave behind

    Whether you travel all the time or just for holidays, you know what an ordeal it can be to make sure that you have all the tech gadgets – and their...

  7. Reviews
    WaterField Designs Staad Laptop BackPack

    Before passing judgement on Waterfield Designs’ Staad BackPack it’s only fair to reveal my biases: I’ve long been a fan of the company’s...

  8. News 1
    Apple by the numbers: Mac not dead yet

    The rise of tablets and smartphones may be contributing to the decline of the PC market as a whole. But for years now, Apple’s Mac lineup has continued...

  9. News
    Apple promises fix for keyboard, trackpad woes on 13in Retina MacBook Pro

    If I haven’t mentioned it lately, thanks to all you early adopters. You guys get the fun job of finding all the slight wrinkles in new Apple products...

  10. News 2
    No surprise here: Teardown reveals you won’t fix the latest MacBook Pro yourself

    The low repairability scores keep on coming from iFixit, which just performed its teardown of Apple’s 2013 MacBook Pros. Both the 13in (pictured...

  11. News 2
    OS X Mavericks launches, and it’s free

    Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi announced at Tuesday’s special event that OS X Mavericks will arrive on the...

  12. News 2
    Retina MacBook Pro gets major overhaul

    Apple on Tuesday announced major updates to the Retina MacBook Pro, adding new processors and Thunderbolt 2. Apple offers five standard configurations...

  13. News
    Live blog: Apple’s October event

    Apple’s second event in as many months is set to kick off at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts. Speculation is rife that...

  14. News
    Apple’s 22 October event: what can you expect?

    The ever-growing spring list of new Apple products is set to continue tomorrow morning, when Apple holds its second media event in as many months....

  15. News
    US Mac shipments shrink 56 times more than industry average

    Mac shipments in the US during the third quarter fell at a dramatically steeper rate than that of sales of other PCs, including those powered by Microsoft’s...

  16. Help 2
    Get your Mac ready for Mavericks (OS X 10.9)

    Apple has released to developers the golden master of Mavericks (OS X 10.9) – the final non-public version, and most likely the build that...

  17. News
    Apple releases updates for MacBook Air, MacBook Pro

    Did you buy a new MacBook recently? If so, Apple has something for you: SMC Updates. There are three separate updates, one each for the MacBook Air,...

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