teardowns
Macintosh 128K Teardown: A Time Capsule With Keyboard and Mouse

The Mac turns 30 today, and what better way to celebrate than with a good ol' fashioned autopsy. iFixit proves that can be a lot more fun than it sounds with its classic 128K Macintosh teardown, a beautifully gory history lesson. Read More >>

apple
How Apple Is Changing Its Definition of "Pro"

In recent years, many pros have started feeling like Apple's jilted girlfriend. Through no fault of their own, the love just seemed to fade. Read More >>

computers
Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: WAIT. This is a horrible, horrible time to get a new rig. If you can hold out for just a few months, you're going to do a whole lot better for yourself. Read More >>

chatroom
Do You Run Anti-Virus on Your Mac?

Just because there aren't many viruses infecting Macs, doesn't mean OS X can't be a vector. I run ClamXav, not really to protect my Mac from viruses, but to protect my Windows machines from catching malware from files on my Mac. So, do you Mac-using folks run any kind of AV software, and if so, which one? Read More >>

apple
MacBook Pro is the "Best" at Running... Windows

Supposedly real-world use analysis of a variety of Windows machines has declared that Apple's MacBook Pro is the best at running Microsoft's software without crashes and glitches. Which is embarrassing for everyone on numerous levels. Read More >>

rumours
OS X Code Reveals Apple's Plans For Super-Fast Wi-Fi

With the OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 beta release currently in the hands of developers, some of the more eagle-eyed nerds have noticed references to code which appear to confirm rumours about Apple's plans to roll out super-fast Wi-Fi to its Macs. Read More >>

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Rumour: All-New Mac Pro Range May Appear This Month

If you're planning on updating your home/office computing infrastructure, you might want to put your plans on hold for a few weeks pending a rumoured refresh of Apple's high-end Mac Pro range. Read More >>

gadgets
Make Your Mac Keyboard Better With Wood

Whether you're sick of looking at the same silver letters on your keyboard every day or you're just a fan of an all-natural look, Lazerwood's keys for your Mac are pretty awesome. Read More >>

apple
Mac-Using Travellers Directed to More Expensive Hotel Room Bookings

A bit of shocking Apple-user manipulation has been discovered, which sees a travel site recognising its high-spending Mac-using readers and automatically redirecting them to more expensive hotel room listings. Read More >>

apple
Apple: Nevermind, There's No New Mac Pro

Perhaps realising that calling yesterday's Mac Pro update "new" was like hammering a nail into your wall and calling it a renovation, Apple fessed up today: there's nothing that new about it. Read More >>

apple
The Apple Store Is Down: Here Come Some New Macs

Apple is currently updating its online store. If you had any doubt that Apple will have at least something new for us this evening, this should put that to rest. Also, no more yellow sticky note -- did that go out with Jobs? Read More >>

apple
Approved Mac App Hints at Forthcoming Retina Graphics

It seems Apple's just started approving Retina-ready apps ahead of WWDC this coming Monday. At least one app, FolderWatch, has made it into the Mac App Store with "retina graphics", pretty much screaming that we really will see Retina Display Macs next week. Read More >>

apple
Magic FrogPad Magics More Magic Into the Magic Trackpad

Brighten up your Tragic Macpad with this, a little sticker set with accompanying software that brings clever new features to Apple's weird little touchable trackpad accessory. Read More >>

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