The 'Book Review Archive - 2006
- Core 2 'Books more reliable, top 10 apps for 'Book users, notebook security, and more, 12.22. Also using iSight to photograph failed logins, rent a MacBook in France, safer laptop batteries, Core 2 MacBook "best budget laptop", MacBook handle, keyboard lockout, bargain 'Books from $209 to $1,999, and more.
- Cable company sets PowerBook ablaze, glossy vs. matte, first 300 GB notebook drive, MacBook reviews, and more, 12.15. Also lithium polymer batteries, 'handheld lag' from using PDAs for email, MacBook Pro target disk mode bug, wireless DSL card for MacBook Pros, bargain 'Books from $209 to $1,999, and more.
- 12" MacBook Pro rumored, useful MacBook freeware, Core 2 provides 'brisk improvements', and more, 12.08. Also MacBook Pro production halted, Sony "should have been quicker" with battery investigation, Quicky WiFi transciever now supports iBook, bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,199, and more.
- Core 2 'Books run cooler and faster, MacBook Core 2 adds value, holiday sales, and more, 12.01. Also 17" MacBook Pro Core 2 has faster GPU, Core vs. Core 2 benchmarks, Asus' leather-clad notebook, bargain 'Books from $210 to $2,199, and more.
- Core 2 means cooler running MacBook, MacBook Core 2 'a powerhouse', MacBook Pro Core 2 really faster, and more, 11.22. Also Al Jazeera chooses Apple, Quicky wireless antenna doubles range, battery recycling, high tech repairs, and bargain 'Books from $200 to $750.
- Core 2 boosts MacBook by 7%, undervolting ups battery life and drops heat, firmware update for MB and MBP, more, 11.17. Also 17" MacBook Pro delays, extended warranties, making EVDO work with Parallels, MacBook Core 2 developer notes,$50 WiFi PC Card, bargain 'Books from $275 to $2,199, and more.
- MacBook goes Core 2, Core vs. Core 2 benchmarks, MacBook Pro hard drive transplant, and more, 11.10. Also the MacBook Pro's 3 GB memory limit explained, Apple's 200 GB hard drive, Hitachi's forthcoming 250 GB drive, a notebook stand with an integrated keyboard, bargain 'Books from $199 to $2199, and more.
- MacBook random shutdown cure, 15" MacBook rumored, Core 2 runs cooler, CoolBook heat control, and more, 11.03. Also the MacBook Pro's 3 GB memory limit explained, Apple's 200 GB hard drive, Hitachi's forthcoming 250 GB drive, a notebook stand with an integrated keyboard, bargain 'Books from $199 to $1,599, and more.
- MacBook Pro goes Core 2, 3M's safer lithium battery, MagSafe airline adapter, laptop cleaner, and more, 10.27. Also new 'Books cheaper than Dell, mobile office for road warriors, fan and CPU control for MacBooks, bargain 'Books from $215 to $2,199, and more.
- Red 15" MacBook Pro, notebook battery shortage, OLPC samples in November, two drive 'Books, and more, 10.20. Also MacBook Pro reported to burn hands, 90% of laptops to have wide screens in 2008, some key combos don't work on 'Books, bargain 'Books from $199 to $1,588, and more.
- Aviator laptop stand, the EVDO superhighway, reducing MacBook Pro Heat, and more, 10.16. Also list of battery recalls, notebook tips from CPSC, Foxconn to build MacBooks, paintable canvas MacBook sleeve, bargain 'Books from $199 to $1,400, and more.
- Don't ignore battery recall, fuel cells to replace lithion?, flash MacBooks, tablet Mac, and more, 10.06. Also how laptops are replacing pen and paper in the classroom, Core 2 no big deal for notebooks, black MacBook Apple's best 'Book yet, bargain 'Books from $119 to $2,399, and more.
- AirPort update improves security, Britannica incompatible with Macintel, Cool Feet for your 'Book, and more, 09.29. Also a nasty chemical inside the MacBook, VGA and DVI on MacBook not supported by Boot Camp, fastest SuperDrive for 'Books, bargain 'Books from $249 to $2,399, and more.
- Virgin bans 'Book batteries, Sony to take on MacBook, glossy screen upgrades for G4 PowerBooks, and more, 09.22. Also MacBook "fashionably late" to go Core 2, new battery tech still years off, wrappers for MacBook, control your backlit keyboard, bargain 'Books from $119 to $2,399, and more.
- MacBook shutdown solved, better batteries after recall, MacBook Pro better for Vista than Vaio, and more, 09.15. Also MacBook troubleshooting, the value of a used iBook, Apple to sell 1 million 'Books this quarter, replacing cells in an old PowerBook G3 battery, bargain 'Books from $299 to $1,299, and more.
- MacBook random shutdown, inside a notebook battery, Portectorz for MacBook, EVDO support, and more, 09.08. Also MacBook Q&A, Logitech's revolutionary laptop mouse, Danger Mouse in black, bargain 'Books from $119 to $1,899, and more.
- Apple updates battery recall, MacBook 'best computer for school', random MacBook shutdown, and more, 09.01. Also more on battery safety, high capacity battery for 14" iBooks, low-cost USB 2.0 PC Cards, turn your 'Book into a reading light, bargain 'Books from $380 to $2,399, and more.
- PowerBook/iBook battery recall, Sony battery woes, MacBook cooling fix always runs fans, and more, 08.25. Also AirPort Express exonerated in WiFi hack, MacBook RIP, Apple tops in tech support, Lapinator insulates user from notebook heat, bargain 'Books from $119 to $1,400, and more.
- Merom and the MacBook, Apple's original Duo laptop, Dell battery woes may impact Apple, iBook G3 SuperDrive, and more, 08.18. Also MacBook a back-to-school recommendation, MagSafe patent may block third-party power adapters, wrist rug and trackpad film for MacBook and Pro, bargain 'Books from $119 to $1,699, and more.
- Apple quality slipping?, 160 GB notebook drives, SiesMaCalibrate calibrates SMS, PowerBook retrospective, and more, 08.11. Also Washington high-rise offers MacBook with lease, carry handles for MacBook and 17" MacBook Pro, new ExpressCard developments, NewerTech battery recycling, bargain 'Books from $230 to $2,149, and more.
- MacBook Pro battery exchange, MacBook reliability, strangest MacBook hacks, DIY laptop case, and more, 08.04. Also Apple admits MacBook issues, more on palmrest issues, powering the $100 laptop, another Dell notebook bursts into flames, repairing your AC adapter, bargain 'Books from $300 to $2,149, and more.
- Apple 'Books now 12% of market, MacBook Pro's 'daft power supply', pimp your MacBook, and more, 07.28. Also more Americans taking laptops to work on vacation, updates on MacBook noise and discoloration, dozens of burned Dell laptops, bargain 'Books from $335 to $1,799, and more.
- MacBook heat, random shut down, MagSafe mod for car/plane use, extend your 'Book's battery life, and more, 07.21. Also frying an egg on a MacBook, stupid MacBook tricks, flash drives to dominate notebook market by 2013, Daystar's 1.92 GHz PowerBook G4 upgrade, cooling stands, bargain 'Books from $259 to $2,829, and more.
- Exploding laptops, ExpressCard 34 roll-out, 1.75 GHz G4 upgrade, SeisMac, and more, 07.14. Also MacBook reviews, problems using disk images to install Windows on Intel Macs, nylon vs. leather cases, 160 GB hard drive upgrade, size matters, and bargain 'Books from $280 to $1,299.
- Apple fixes MacBook discoloration, 'Book sales see 39% growth, keeping your 'Book cool, and more, 07.07. Also MacBook a sales success, another dead Mac, 10.4.7 updates adds two-finger right click, MacBook Pro biometrics, bargain 'Books from $139 to $1,650, and more.
- MacBook nano coming?, expanding battery woes, MacBook 'almost perfect', color MacBooks, and more, 06.30. Also the mooing MacBook, Apple's fix for 17" MacBook Pro fans, educator's test $100 laptop, white notebook from Acer, Dell notebook goes up in smoke, bargain 'Books from $139 to $2,149, and more.
- MacBook a bargain, MacBook Pro a dream, Daystar 1.4 GHz G4 upgrades, thin 16 GB Flash Drive, and More, 06.16. Also keeping your laptop looking new, iLevel and iLap stands, eSATA card for MacBook Pro, new sleeves and cases, bargain 'Books from $155 to $1,199, and more
- MacBook Apple's Best Yet, Unexpected Performance Differences, Case Discoloration, and SATA drives, 06.15. Still more reviews raving about the MacBook, and some head scratching at Macworld about performance differences between white and black models.
- Hot MacBook Pro, long term iBook, glossy vs. matte, PB 1400 'Volvo of laptops', first 200 GB notebook drive, and more, 06.09. Also an iBook fire starter, sticky space bar on MBP, Escalade of notebooks, ultraportables to change laptop landscape, bargain 'Books from $155 to $1,699, and more.
- MacBook 'that good', easy hard drive swap, mooing noise disaster, and vent cover problems, 06.08. Reviewers find the MacBook screen nice, the keyboard excellent, but have mixed reactions to heat and noise. Also, Parallels Desktop runs nicely on the MacBook.
- iBook bursts into flames, Dell's Mac OS support, turn your 'Book into a virtual light saber, and more, 06.02. Also more on thermal paste in the MacBook Pro, more good press for the MacBook, AirPort Base Station upgrades, new high-capacity batteries, bargain 'Books from $165 to $1,999, and more.
- Blocked MacBook vent, MacBook benchmarked, how to upgrade RAM and replace your hard drive, and more, 06.01. Also the price of beauty, MacBook anticipates features of future MacBook Pro models, and several MacBook reviews.
- Apple nailed it: All you need to know about the MacBook, 05.26. Reviewers find Apple's new MacBook nearly perfect, the clever upgrade bay, a matte screen petition, and more.
- 2 GHz PowerBook upgrade, end of PowerBook era, 17" MacBook Pro reviews, cool Concerto table, and more, 05.26. Also a new website for ExpressCard info, MIT's $100 laptop, first flash-based notebook, fix for PowerBook lower RAM slot failure, bargain 'Books from $230 to $2,199, and more.
- Glossy MacBook screen, MacBook keyboard, fix for MacBook Pro heat problems, and more, 05.19. Also inside the MacBook, positive 17" MacBook Pro reviews, third-party power supplies, Hitachi's notebook 'drive of steel', bargain 'Books from $1,000 to $2,199, and more.
- 13" MacBook introduced, 15" MacBook Pro speed bump, 05.17. The iBook replacement has a 13.3" widescreen display, 1.83 and 2.0 GHz Core Duo processors, extended desktop, sudden motion sensors, iSight, Front Row with remote, and much more.
- No MagSafe for car or airplane a MacBook drawback, MBP battery glitch?, new temperature monitor, and more, 05.12. Also low battery unresponsiveness, CPU upgrades for 12" PowerBooks, high capacity batteries for TiBooks and 12" 'Books, FireWire 800 for MacBook Pro, bargain 'Books from $325 to $2,059, and more.
- MacBook Pro whining and overheating, 80 GB drive failure in 1.5 GHz PowerBooks, Pismo G4 price drop, and more, 05.05. Also problems with MacBook Pro batteries, MacBook Pro firmware update, transceiver doubles MacBook WiFi range, Temperature Monitor updated, bargain 'Books from $230 to $1,849, and more.
- 17" MacBook Pro a great value, Serial ATA Express card for MacBooks, TheftSensor, and more, 04.28. Also FastMac's new 'Book batteries, an AirPort amplifier for iBooks, Matsushita's waterproof laptop, bargain 'Books from $320 to $1,999, and more.
- 13" widescreen 'Books 'imminent', colors possible; MacBook available with Windows preinstalled, and more, 04.21. Also lots of Windows users choosing MacBooks, MacBook's underclocked graphics, MacBook firmware update, bargain 'Books from $325 to $2,399, and more.
- MacBook theft alarm, consumer notebooks outsell corporate, MacBook Pro vs. PC competition, and more, 04.13. Also Daystar responds to problems with 1.92 GHz PowerBook G4 upgrade; new handle, stand, and cases for 'Books; and bargain 'Books from $230 to $1,399.
- 13" widescreen MacBook coming?, 5400 vs. 7200 rpm notebook drives, MacBook Pro issues, and more, 04.07. Major League Baseball online, lesson of $100 laptop, slot-loading drive in a white iBook, bargain 'Books from $300 to $2,399 (refurb 2.16 GHz MacBooks!), and more.
- MacBook beefs, Vodafone supports Mac with 3G wireless, one keyboard and mouse to rule them all, and more, 03.31. Lots more positive MacBook press, how not to lose your job if you lose your laptop, software to warn you when you AC adapter is unplugged, bargain 'Books from $100 to $2,199 (first refurb MacBooks), and more.
- MagSafe up in flames, MacBook love, turn iBook into desktop, USB 2.0 faster on Macintel, and more, 03.24. Lots of positive MacBook press, Apple sells 36,000 iBooks to Maine, DayStar's 1.92 GHz PowerBook G4 upgrade, 32 GB flash drive for 'books, bargain 'Books from $230 to $1,999, and more.
- Ego's clamshell notebook, MacBook praise, battery update for 15" AlBook, FlashDiscs, and more, 03.17. New Windows laptop looks a lot like old clamshell iBook, MacBook Pro not compatible with some wireless services, lots of MacBook Pro reports, battery calibration tips, bargain 'Books from $399 to $1,699, and more.
- 2 GHz MacBook Pro vs. upgraded PowerBook G4, MacBook reviews, 'Simpson-proof' MagSafe, and more, 03.10. Lots of new reviews and benchmarks of the MacBook Pro, a tiny USB 2.0 flash drive, 3 new PC Cards for OS X, bargain 'Books from $50 to $1,699, and more.
- Positive MacBook Pro press, sticking with a PowerBook, super capacity batteries for Lombard and Pismo, and more, 03.03. Also troubleshooting a MacBook Pro that won't turn on, higher capacity 12" PowerBook battery, wireless drivers adds speed and range, bargain 'Books from $320 to $1,849, and more.
- MacBook battery life and performance, MacBook teardown guide, longer life PowerBook batteries, and more, 02.24. Also iTab, an iBook turned into a tablet; end in sight for 12" and 17" PowerBooks; QuickerTek Automator antenna switching software; bargain 'Books from $390 to $1,849; and more.
- Faster MacBook Pro shipping, iBook replacement in April?, world's smallest external hard drive, and more, 20.17. Also Windows will be welcome on MacBooks, 1.92 GHz and 2.0 GHz PowerBook G4 upgrades, Acer takes top spot in notebook sales, bargain 'Books from $230 to $1,699, and more.
- MacBook Pro 'perfect form factor', Rosetta close to PB G4 speed, Core Duo Dell $1000 less, and more, 02.10. Also the modemless MacBook Pro, notebooks pass desktops in sales, Apple 9th in portable sales, fixing a broken PowerBook latch, iLap solves 'Book user's problems, bargain 'Books from $390 to $1,849, and more.
- More PowerBook defects, why 'MacBook' instead of PowerBook?, 1.9 GHz PowerBook G4 upgrade tested, and more, 02.03. Also MacBook battery life as good as you'd expect from Apple, monitor spanning makes sense, battery firmware update for 15" PowerBook G4, bargain 'Books from $330 to $2,149, and more.
- 15" PowerBook G4 memory slot repair program, expect MacBook shortages, MacStyles gives 'Books Color, and more, 01.27. Also MacBook Pro opinions, fix for PB G4 skipping audio problem, 160 GB overnight upgrade service, bargain 'Books from $399 to $1,699, and more.
- MacBook Pro benchmarked, launched too soon?, battery life, ExpressCard slot, and more, 01.20. Also win a MacBook Pro, BlackBerry to support OS X, 1.2 GHz G4 upgrade for TiBook, Seagate's new 160 GB notebook drive, bargain 'Books from $369 to $1,699, and more.
- Apple intros MacBook Pro, 160 GB pocket drive, Serial ATA for notebooks, Lamborghini laptops, and more, 01.13. Also PowerBook speed comparo, 17" BookEndz, first bags for MacBook, bargain 'Books from $369 to $1,699, and more.
- 15" PowerBook RAM slot failure, laptop reliability survey, PowerBook envy, 12" iBook EOL, and more, , 01.06. Also Intel Macs to be built by Quata and Asustek, dual-core 'Yonah' iBook would trump G4 PowerBook, Imation's tiny hard drive, bargain 'Books from $230 to $1,799, and more.
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