New MacBook Owners Face Headphone Jack Issues

No one really seems to know what the problem is but it might have something to do with either the piece that actually holds the headphone jack in or some sort of weird interaction caused by the integrated mic in the headphone jack of the new MacBooks. AppleInsider | MacBook owners frustrated by new audio […]

MIni DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter Coming Soon From MonoPrice

I have already been in contact with at least one company that plans to solve the Macbook to HDTV issue. MonoPrice.com, a wholesale distributor of computer cables and accessories based in California, has informed me that Apple fans are on their radar and a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI video adapter is on the way. “Yes, […]

DisplayPort MacBooks Showing HDCP Errors While Playing iTunes Content

Apparently some of the content in the iTunes store (from what I can tell, only the HDTV shows) have HDCP which means that if you want to connect one of those brand new MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Airs to a non-HDCP compliant display that uses DVI or HDMI your not going to be able […]

Apple’s October 14th Announcements

So Apple had some pretty good announcements yesterday and overall I’m very satisfied with what was announced. Rather than do a full run down of what was announced I’m going to instead do a quick list of the announcements (I’m sure many of you have already heard about them thus the shorter post). Apple has […]

Last Minute Notebook Event Rumor Roundup

The MacBook Air will be getting a mention at todays event. It will be shown off and announced at the event but won’t be available until January 2009. – 9 to 5 Mac That mysterious button/port on the left side of the MacBook Pro case photos is supposed to be a battery release button. – […]

Will There Be New MacBooks Next Week?

Apple always sends invitations to events a week in advance and if the rumors are true we should be seeing invitations sent out tomorrow. New designs are always showcased on stage by Steve Jobs and “the brick” rumors are really pointing a big change to the design of MacBooks. Not only should we be seeing […]

AppleTV Update Delayed, MacBook Air Shipping

Yesterday I posted about my excitement for the AppleTV update and of course, today Apple had to go ahead and delay the release of the software update by one or two weeks. I’ve been waiting for nearly two weeks to watch “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer,” it has been sitting on my MacBook […]

First MacBook Air Reviews Hit the Net

The MacBook Air was announced last week and will be shipping next week so what will Apple do to keep people talking about them this week? How about having reviewers post their reviews today? Sounds great! There were 3 posted today: Wall Street Journal “beautiful, amazingly thin computer, but one whose unusual trade-offs may turn […]

MacBooks and MacBook Pros To Get Multi-Touch Trackpads

MacRumors has reported a few times that the multi-touch trackpad (debuting with the MacBook Air) will soon be found in MacBooks and MacBook Pros, and I say “duh.” Speculating that the multi-touch trackpad will be in the MacBook and MacBook Pro is like saying that Intel’s next line of processors will be faster than previous […]

MacBook Air NOT World’s Thinnest Notebook, and notes about SuperDrive

Although Apple claims that the MacBook Air is the world’s thinnest notebook they actually mean that they make the world’s thinnest notebook that is still in production. There are actually three notebooks that were thinner (that’s all that I know of at least), the Sharp Actius MM10 Muramasa notebook measured 0.54 inches thick. This notebook […]