Apple’s Safari browser may be fast and the preferred choice of many, but hackers continually show off just how vulnerable it is. This week, a French hacker pwned the brand-new Safari 5.0.4 in only five seconds -- taking home a $15,000 prize as well as a new MacBook Air.
The MacBook Air is a fantastic computing device, but its minimalist design and lack of optical drive could cause worry for those of us that are prone to losing things. While the Mac itself includes a tiny flash drive for reinstalling Mac OS X, those tiny little peripherals have a habit of becoming misplaced, and are not always with you when the situation calls for it. Using Disk Utility, you can easilly install Mac OS X, or even use the Apple Hardware Test with a piece of Utility software that comes preloaded on Snow Leopard. Follow along to find out how.
While Apple hasn’t released figures of their own on the MacBook Air’s first quarter of availability, an analyst who has kept close watch on the new, diminutive notebook claims that the company has already shipped 1.1 million during the fourth quarter of 2010, another successful product launch for Cupertino.
Waiting for a new MacBook Pro to leap from Apple’s warehouses into your lap? If a new report is to be believed, the company is already manufacturing new models right now and plans to release them to an unsuspecting public in early March.
The latest MacBook Air models exceeded the expectations of many, although there are plenty of folks still pining for a built-in 3G modem to make the tiny notebook a true rival for cheaper netbooks. If a recent Apple survey is any indication, Cupertino might just be paying attention to those wishes.
The MacBook Air is sleek, stylish and svelte, but if you're planning on using your new toy on a day-to-day basis you're going to want to make sure that it's covered up. This week's Best Case Scenario features two Air sleeves from Moshi and Speck, and tests out whether Speck or Incipio's shell case is better suited for your tiny little notebook.
If you purchased your iPad as a portable computing solution but have been suffering a wicked case of MacBook Air envy since Apple revealed their new 11-inch wonder back in November, ClamCase could be the solution you're looking for. While it won't give you any of full OS X functionality that road warriors rocking a 2010 MacBook Air, the ClamCase does a few tricks that could make it worth your consideration.
Last-minute Christmas shopping is stressful enough without having to untangle Apple's product matrix too. If you're shopping for a MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro, here are some helpful tips to help you get the most out of your budget.