If you’re in the market for a third-party charging cable or car charger for your MacBook because Apple’s own solutions are too expensive, you better act fast -- the sun may be setting for good on at least one company’s option.
Apple has issued an SMC Firmware update to address charging problems affecting 2007-2008 MacBooks and MacBook Pros when connected to the new L-shaped MagSafe adapter. Apple switched to the new MagSafe charger after receiving complaints about fraying from the older power bricks that featured a straight plug.
Don't know how to properly coil the MagSafe cord for your MacBook or MacBook Pro? Well that's cool, but you might want to start doing it the correct way, lest you burn your house down. The guys at Tested have figured out a simple way to make sure your laptop's power cord is properly wound up, without the risk of electrical shock.
College students have the same choices the rest of us do when it comes to picking a good notebook computer, but a recent survey shows that the majority of them are picking Apple -- and even more of them plan to in the future.
We wouldn't trade anything for our beloved Macs, but Dell knows not everyone feels that way. Most people just care about the final price. Unfortunately for them, their most recent Dell to Apple comparison has been outed for being just plain inaccurate. We know companies often omit a lot of the extras Macs come with when they make these comparisons, but we're glad the rest of the world, via Electronista, is catching on.
If you’re sick of hearing about iOS 4 and the new iPhone 4, here’s some good old-fashioned Mac news for you. It seems that talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had to resort to taping one of this week’s shows using his MacBook due to a power outage in his studio on Monday night.