IRVINE, CA—January 05, 2011—Sonnet Technologies today introduced the Yin•Yang™ FireWire® 800 to FireWire 400/800 Mini Hub. This handy device enables users to simultaneously connect a FireWire 800 device plus a FireWire 400 device to a computer through a single FireWire 800 port.
Quickly connect and disconnect all peripherals. Easily eliminate desktop cable clutter. Henge Docks has created the first truly comprehensive docking station solution for Apple’s line of notebook computers. This means you can quickly, easily and cleanly incorporate your MacBook computer into a desktop setup or your home theater system, so you get the best features … [Read more…]
January 3 , 2011, Wichita, Kansas — In an effort to provide Mac users with the widest possible range of power options, QuickerTek has expanded its solar chargers to include the just-announced 11- and 13-inch Apple MacBook Air 3rd generation laptops. These popular Apple Juicz solar power products now reach across all Apple MacBook, MacBook … [Read more…]
Just like everyone else I have been waiting for something new to report about Apple Computers (other than the iPad). In other words I am waiting for newer, faster processors in the MacBook Pro line of laptops (all the other Apple products are probably of great interest to someone, but they don’t mean much to … [Read more…]
San Francisco, March 9, 2010 – Elgato announces America’s smallest TV tuner stick. The next generation of EyeTV Hybrid introduces an ultra-compact enclosure in a matte aluminium finish. The TV tuner stick comes with EyeTV 3 software for Mac and a driver for Windows 7 Media Center. The price of the new version of EyeTV … [Read more…]
I’ve been a good customer for 25 years, I have written columns, magazine articles, and thousands of blog posts about Apple computers and Apple software. Yet Apple won’t make the computer that I need right now.
As you may have noticed I have not made any posts in about a week now, mainly because I am suffering from Apple and Nikon Rumor Fatigue. Since Britney Spears is now acting “normal”, Paris Hilton has a steady and very boring boyfriend, and Lindsay Lohan is avoiding the US (probably to avoid getting busted for complicity, in that bungled burglary at her own house), the paparazzi focus has apparently shifted to Apple tablets and now a Nikon/Leica? clone.
For the last three years now, Apple power users (who have to travel a lot) have been asking for a MacBook Pro version of the 12-inch PowerBook G4. Now that Apple has decided to discontinue future support of the older (pre-Intel) processors for their systems and software, it is again time to ask the question. … [Read more…]
Usually there are some leaked photos, highly realistic renderings and detailed (even if imaginary) specifications, but not this time. The rumors are actually so sparse, that at times I wonder if I am reading and reporting on a modified version of a rumor that I started myself. The only thing that seems to be for … [Read more…]
It was 20 years ago today ……. when Macintosh Portables first came out to play. Actually it is still a few days from now, but on the 20th of September 1989, Apple introduced the first portable, battery powered Macintosh computer. In April of 1986, the Apple board decided to create a battery-powered BookMac. After Jobs … [Read more…]
Analysts say that we might have a new MacBook with a slightly revised design (I take that to mean fewer features) and lower prices, available as soon as two weeks from today. This surprising piece of news, comes from Barron’s Blog (Silicon Valley Bureau), so it does carry some weight. To quote Eric Savitz, “Research … [Read more…]
Apple to Ship Mac OS X Snow Leopard on August 28 Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard CUPERTINO, California—August 24, 2009—Apple® today announced that Mac OS® X v10.6 Snow Leopard™ will go on sale Friday, August 28 at Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers, and that Apple’s online store is now accepting pre-orders. … [Read more…]
Nokia Booklet 3G brings all day mobility to the PC world August 24, 2009 – Espoo, Finland – After more than 25 years as a pioneer and leader in the mobile industry, Nokia will bring its rich mobility heritage and knowledge to the PC world with the new, Windows based, Nokia Booklet 3G. Powered by … [Read more…]
When will the Apple iPod become a viable storage device for digital photography? I actually wrote most of this story a while back, but it seems to be very relevant to what is going on right now with the imminent release of some sort of Apple tablet computer. If the tablet ends up being a … [Read more…]
WD® PUTS ONE TERABYTE IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND WITH NEW MY PASSPORT™ ESSENTIAL™ SE PORTABLE DRIVES Western Digital My Passport Essential 500 GB USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive WDME5000TN (Midnight Black) LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Jul. 27, 2009 – WD® (NYSE: WDC), the world’s leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its new … [Read more…]