Mac

Putting The ‘World’s Smallest Laptop’ To The Test – Forbes

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Ben Sin The GPD Pocket is being billed as the world’s smallest laptop. With tech advances making gadgets increasingly capable (and more affordable), there’s never been a better time to be a so-called “digital nomad.” Personally, I cringe at the “digital nomad” term, but I can’t deny that it quite succinctly sums up people like me, who only needs solid internet connection and a digital device to do work. In the…

Help Me, LAPTOP: Should I Buy a New Laptop or a New Battery? – Laptop Mag

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Many people keep their laptops for four, five or even more years and still find them powerful and functional enough for everyday use. But what happens when your old laptop can’t stay unplugged for very long? Unlike computer chips, LCD screens and hard drives, lithium-ion batteries — the kind in all laptops — have a very limited life span. Over the course of a couple of years, batteries start to…

Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School … – NPR

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

It was the year 2000 and Maine’s governor at the time, Angus King, was excited about the Internet. The World Wide Web was still relatively young but King wanted every student in the state to have access to it. “Go into history class and the teacher says, ‘Open your computer. We’re going to go to rome.com and we’re going to watch an archaeologist explore the Catacombs this morning in real…

Apple Now Selling Refurbished 2017 27-Inch iMac Models – Mac Rumors

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Apple today updated its online store for refurbished products to add the new 27-inch iMac models that were first released in June of 2017. This is the first time those particular machines have been available through the refurbished store since their introduction at the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference. The iMacs feature Kaby Lake processors, faster SSDs, and AMD discrete graphics. Apple has a dozen refurbished iMac models available at the…

MacBook Air (2017) review: An old friend shows its age – CNET – CNET

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Apple‘s MacBook Air is as close to iconic as a piece of consumer technology gets. It’s the single laptop model you’re most likely to see everywhere, from college campuses to airports to coffee shops and even offices. And it’s been that way for a very long time. That’s the problem. Not counting an incremental spec bump in mid-2017, this is still internally almost the same MacBook Air as the last…

Why Apple’s iPhone 7 Headphones Don’t Work on the Latest MacBook – Lifehacker

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Image credit: Stephen Lam/Getty Recently, a new staff member started at Lifehacker. She booted up her brand-new, company-issued MacBook Pro, and went to plug in her EarPods to listen to some tunes while she worked. She was met with the same baffling conundrum as other Apple die-hards who rush to procure the latest release: Why the hell can’t you use the iPhone 7’s Lightning connector headphones with the new MacBook…