Unlike Apple’s slick looking new MacBook, Google has brought forth a new Chromebook Pixel virtually unchanged visually. What has happened, though, is that Google has worked hard on the guts to improve the end user experience. [Read more…]
Apple has always been one to push its latest generation of hardware into the next generation by excluding features rather than including them. The current generation of Mac models dumped optical drives a couple years ago, much to the disappointment of many users.
As it turned out though, Apple was right. Most of us don’t need an optical drive in our daily computing needs. We have iPhone and iPads for music and movies, and data is more efficiently transmitted over a network as opposed to burning a CD or DVD.
With the latest MacBook, however, Apple is taking its mantra one step further by removing most of the ports and leaving only a single USB-C port.
Read the full article here at Photography Bay.
Along with swirling rumors of a gigantic 12.9-inch iPad for next Monday’s Apple Watch Event, is the whisper of a redesigned Macbook Air. [Read more…]
For the next few hours B&H is offering a great deal on the Dell Inspiron 3043 Touch PC. [Read more…]
One of the most frustrating things about my MacBook Pro is the power adapter. I am often an all-day user of my MacBook Pro, and so I generally work while plugged in. Of course, that means I’m always carrying my AC adapter when I’ve got my MacBook Pro with me.
I have stowed the AC adapter and cords in several ways over the years. From neatly rolling up the cord to doing the cord-around-the-power-brick method and various combinations of the two. I’ve never found a way that I love and I have seen cables fray and tear away from the power brick, which results in purchasing an expensive replacement.
Apple’s new cylindrical design Mac Pro will come in at a tidy $2999 for the base model, which is honestly somewhat less than most of the professionals in the market for a new Mac Pro thought it would be after the powerhouse was teased back in the summer. The base model is equipped with a 3.7GHz Quad-Core Xeon E5 processor, while the high-end model starts out with a 3.5GHz 6-Core Xeon E5. [Read more…]