According to the BrandZ Top 100, Apple's brand is more trusted than Microsoft. Microsoft, however, is still more popular than brands pushing products suspected of causing cancer and obesity.Hmm, everything seems to be coming up roses!
“’80s coke dealer.” That’s how one Mac|Life staffer libeled the Rotaliana Diva when trying to describe its visual statement. True enough, this multitalented iPod dock--brazenly slick and swoopy, unapologetic in its design flamboyance--does look like the kind of thing that Tony “Scarface” Montana might place on an end table in his Miami mansion. Are the Diva’s lines too over the top? That’s for you to decide. What we can tell you is that a host of interesting features make this ostentatious obelisk a compelling bundle of functionality.
In these heady days of cloud computing and inexpensive gigabytes of data storage, it’s hard to remember how we all survived with floppy disks -- especially now that Sony has announced they’re killing them.
We talk about the ongoing Gizmodo 4G iPhone story and how it led to one of their editor's computers being seized by the police. It's slowly turning into an episode of Law and Order here in technology land.
In cooking news, the new 17-inch i7 MacBook Pro seems to run pretty darn hot. Like 100-degrees celsius hot according PC Authority benchmark tests.
Your Mac is a hefty investment, so it’s in your best interest to keep it running well for as long as you can. Upgrading its components instead of going for a new machine is a smart idea. (Bonus: Better components will also increase the resale value.)
Still, like we said, your Mac is a hefty investment. So before you crack it open to drop in a larger and faster hard drive, add more system memory, or even slap on a fresh new battery, you’ll have questions. You’ll want to be confident in choosing components, finding the right tools, and knowing what to do before you find yourself digging into your Mac’s circuitry.
You may get older, wiser and more sophisticated, but let none of this fool you: it’s still amazingly fun to polish off an opposing team by launching an air strike or exploding sheep in their general direction. Enter Worms HD for the iPad.