In the history books, you could call today the official beginning of the end. Today really marks the end of the Macintosh as an independent computing platform.
Went to an Apple Retail Store, and bought the cable that I have waited a very long time for. After over a year with a Thunderbolt-enabled MacBook Air, and the only FireWire options being 1) Target Disk Mode to another Mac or 2) A $999 Thunderbolt Hub Display… Apple finally started stocking the cable. Considering […]
Awhile ago, I lamented Intel’s mismanagement of the Core 2 Solo brand. Intel got tied up in the Atom craze, and the lack of a chip for bridging-the-gap I think hurt the market. First, UMPCs died a quick death, and then there was nothing in between Atom 270/280 crud and a traditional notebook. Worse, Core […]
You may have noticed not as much got done today as I said would happen. After a bunch of crud in the morning, I decided to burn a disc in my MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2008). To my chagrin, yet another coaster had been produced. I was keeping a stack of the coasters that this […]
My 12-inch PowerBook G4 turned three years old today. Really, it did, constructed in the factory on March 25, 2005. So, I decided to give it a big birthday present… a 160 GB hard drive (nabbed at Best Buy on clearance for $25). So, Tonight I took apart my 12-inch PowerBook G4. This is regarded […]
Several web sites on the Internet (and just about the entire Mac community) has been chattering today about the revealing of an Apple TV DVR patent. This is something that is not new news in the slightest, and I’ll de-bunk where it came from (again). Unfortuantely, I knew this was coming at some point… which […]
It’s time for the big fight everyone has been waiting for… pitting a new MacBook Air against a three-year-old 12-inch PowerBook G4. Notice, when Apple launched the MacBook Air, they did not compare it to the product it was perceived to have replaced. Users have been clamoring Apple to make a 12-inch MacBook Pro since […]