The 'Book Review Archive - 2007
- MacBook nano rumored, laptop sales strong for holidays, MacBook Software Update 1.1, and more, 12.21. Ultralight MacBook expected at Macworld Expo, Software Update for MacBook and MacBook Pro, Sonnet's ExpressCard/34 memory card reader, and bargain 'Books from $140 to $2,599.
- Christmas in January: MacBook Pro and Lite widely anticipated for Macworld Expo, 12.14. Rumors of new Penryn-based MacBook Pro models, an ultralight MacBook, and a possible iTablet. Also bargain 'Books from $200 to $3,079.
- MacBook Pro 'absolutely flies', not just for pros; mobile 'Penryn' to debut in January; and more, 12.07. Also 8 steps to buying a MacBook, MacBook nano "short of a sure thing" at Macworld Expo, more LED backlighting expected from Apple, Hitachi vs. Seagate 7200 rpm drives, bargain 'Books from $200 to $2,688, and more.
- MacBook Pro 'the best', PC veteran falls for Pismo, solar power for laptops, folding keyboard, and more, 11.30. Also Leopard gobbling up battery power, first laptop orchestra, 802.11n for AirPort Extreme Macs, battery status widget, bargain 'Books from $149 to $2,699, and more.
- 64 GB flash drive in a MacBook Pro, Leopard kills keyboards, X3100 vs. GMA 950 graphics, and more, 11.16. Also PowerBook Medic, MacBook vs. MacBook Pro, MIT's pedal powered laptop, a free battery logger, bargain 'Books from $200 to $2,719, and more.
- MacBook Pro fastest Vista notebook, 2-finger scrolling for older 'Books, 802.11n USB stick, and more, 11.09. Also Samsung announced 64 GB flash drive, bling shells for MacBooks, online petition about vertical lines, bargain 'Books from $100 to $2,719, and more.
- MacBook goes Santa Rosa, Seagate SATA drive alert, WD's quiet 320 GB notebook drive, and more, 11.02. Also MacBooks face Intel chip shortage, FireWire 800 ExpressCard adapter, fan control software updated, bargain 'Books from $100 to $2,719.
- Leopard 'Book compatability, gold plated MacBook Pro, Wegener's 550 MHz G4 Pismo upgrade, and more, 10.26. Also the value of 17in PowerBooks, the 'compleat' guide to antique and collectable Mac notebooks, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,688.
- Apple owns 29% of high-end notebook market, MacBook revamp near?, 250 GB WD Scorpio drives, and more, 10.19. Also Apple patents multitouch notebook, Apple subnotebook anticipated, how to disconnect MagSafe safely, Inclinepro laptop support system, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,688, and more.
- OS X MacBook 'blows Vista out of the water', PB 150 boots from Compact Flash, iDock laptop stands, and more, 10.12. Also Seagate Momentus hybrid hard drive speeds booting and extends battery life, Apple MagSafe airline adapter, calibrating your 'Book's battery, replacement batteries, bargain 'Books from $200 to $2,688, and more.
- Premature Momentus failure in MacBook, superfast ExpressCard Compact Flash adapter, the LED future, and more, 10.05. Also which MacBook to buy, Battery Update 1.3 for 15" MacBook Pro, new bags, and bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,688.
- Danes refunded for defective G4 iBooks, rumored Mac minitablet, handle for MacBooks, and more, 10.01. Also software update for MacBook and MacBook Pro, Give 1 Get 1 XO laptop program, CardBus adapter for ExpressCard notebooks, and bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,688.
- No looking back after MacBook switch, 8x SuperDrive upgrade for MacBook and MacBook Pro, and more, 09.21. Also $100 laptop now $188, iBook logic board repair service, metal jacket for MacBook, MoGo mouse lives inside notebook, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,688, and more.
- Gold plated MacBook Pro, Seagate's 250 GB notebook drive, Hawking 108G WiFi card for OS X, and more, 09.14. Also TechRestore partners with FedEx, Logitech's compact notebook speakers, keyboard remapping for MacBooks, a new case for the 17" MacBook Pro, and bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,688.
- 2 apps every MacBook should have, right-click with Apple's 1-button trackpad, micro flash drives, and more, 09.07. Next year's notebooks worth waiting for, MacBook and MacBook Pro reviews, SanDisk's multicard ExpressCard adapter, and bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,688.
- Apple #3 in laptops, 5 802.11 options below $100, Dell's color laptops not available, and more, 08.31. Also rendering of a possible MacBook Lite, Sonnet delivers FireWire/USB 2.0 and 21-in-1 memory card reader for ExpressCard/34, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,599, and more.
- Apple owns 17.6% of notebook market, save $100 with refurb iPhones, first 320 GB notebook drive, and more, 08.24. Also MacBooks transform PC sales, li-ion battery design is flawed, 24/7 fuel cell power pack, a forced air laptop cooling stand, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,599, and more.
- MacBook Pro 'a dream machine', wanted: MacBook with TrackPoint, MacBook power alternative, and more, 08.17. Also the MacBook as a back-to-school option, a lemon of a MacBook, software update for Santa Rosa 'Books, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,599, and more.
- Titanium PowerBook to the rescue, laptop component shortage, 2007 'Book performance comparo, and more, 08.10. Also cooling the MacBook Pro, hi-res MacBook Pro suitable for color work, new batteries for G3 and G4 'Books, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,599, and more.
- AirPort and screen problems affecting MacBook Pro models, Apple stripped of Energy Star label, and more, 08.03. Also a steampunk PowerBook, After Effects CS3 on OS X vs. Windows, a vertical notebook stand, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,199, and more.
- 250 GB 5400 rpm notebook drive benchmarked, Apple shrinks pro MagSafe adapter, $150 Linux laptop, and more, 07.27. Also touchup paint for TiBooks, Dell and Lenovo offer wireless USB, Logitech's nano mouse and receiver, and bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,199.
- Burned by MacBook, highest performance mobile CPU, 'Santa Rosa' MacBook Pro firmware update, and more, 07.20. Also an adapter to use ExpressCard devices in PCMCIA and PC Card slots, two notebook cases with built-in iPod controls, and bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,199.
- Laptops trump handhelds, 1.3 MP webcam in new MacBook Pro, a foldable mouse, and more, 07.13. Also Sony takes a lesson from the MacBook, SuperDrive Firmware Update warning, Plantronics' new USB headset, Belkin's Mouse Trap, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,199, and more.
- Apple 4th in notebook sales, the ultimate notebook hard drive, Samsung's 64 GB flash drive, and more, 06.29. Also a Fujitsu subnotebook Apple could learn from, man smashes MacBook with sledgehammer, several gushing reviews, lots of new cases, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,299, and more.
- World going notebook crazy, MacBook Pro reviews, 802.11n for PowerBooks, iTilt notebook stand, and more, 06.22. Also LED backlight flicker, 4 GB upgrade for newest MacBook Pro models, DuelAdapter PCMCIA adapter for MacBook Pro, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- Run over MacBook Pro keeps working, overwhelmingly positive 'Santa Rosa' MacBook reviews, and more, 06.15. Lots of MacBook Pro reviews and benchmarks, a digital tuner for the MBP, NewerTech's battery charger and conditioner, new cases from Brenthaven and Tom Bihn, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- 'Santa Rosa' MacBook Pro released, rugged 250 GB and 15,000 RPM notebook drives, 64 GB flash drive, and more, 06.08. Also MacBook reviews, new MacBook Pro benchmarked, one in five take notebook on vacation, WiFi finding software, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- MacBook sales up 94%, MacBook Pro update expected at WWDC, new notebooks from Intel and Palm, and more, 06.01. Also upgrading the MacBook Pro's hard drive, Axiotron Modbook to begin shipping, manual fan control for G4 PowerBooks, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- Apple sued over MacBook display, new MacBook benchmarked, more RAM vs. paired RAM, and more, 05.25. Also 'Santa Rosa' expected in June MacBook Pro, optical drive noise, external display issue in clamshell mode, Battery Drain utility, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- MacBook improved, Apple's 9.9% notebook market share, 3 GB MacBook upgrade, and more, 05.18. Also Apple acknowledges MacBook cracks, flash MacBook confirmed, sleek portable hard drive designed by Pininfarina, CoolBook software, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- LED backlight coming to MacBooks, Intel's new Centrino CPUs, Danish iBook G4 complaint, and more, 05.11. Also different drive sizes, manganese could double battery life, using a MacBook with the display turned off, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- MacBooks drive Mac sales, LED backlighting this year, flash laptops, battery update, and more, 05.04. Also cracking MacBooks, RAID in your 'Book, battery issues, a rugged USB flash drive, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- QuickTime vulnerability impacts Macs, Intel's handheld PC, Sony on overheating batteries, and more, 04.27. Also MacBook Pro battery swelling, a periscope for the MacBook, guide to upgrading MacBook Pro hard drive, bargain 'Books from $170 to $1,399, and more.
- Time to reinvent ultralight notebooks, Greenpeace slams Apple again, 200 GB 7200 RPM notebook drive, and more, 04.20. Also Intel takes wraps off Santa Rosa notebook CPU, Fujitsu add freefall sensor, a clever new 'Book handle, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- First Blu-ray drive for Apple's 'Books, replace notebook hard drive with Compact Flash, and more, 04.13. Also 160 GB 7200 rpm hard drives, upgrading from a MacBook Pro to a MacBook, Waterfield's flexible new Sling bag, bargain 'Books from $170 to $1,699, and more.
- Another sudden shutdown fix, sunshade for notebooks, Modbook sensitivity improved, and more, 04.05. Also new MacBooks could constrain MLCC supply, new enclosure for SATA notebook drives, turn off backlighting with LightMe, bargain 'Books from $180 to $2,299, and more.
- Cracked MacBook photos, first 64 GB solid state drive, overheating problems, and more, 03.30. Also 8 laptop coolers reviewed and rated, upgrading a 12" PowerBook, troubleshooting power adaptors, ThermographX goes universal, bargain 'Books from $180 to $2,299, and more.
- Apple among best travel notebooks, first 300 GB laptop drive, 17" MacBook Pro concerns, and more, 03.23. Also getting the best battery life on long flights, cleaning the MagSafe connector, first 3 GB upgrade for MacBooks, bargain 'Books from $180 to $2,299, and more.
- Flaming MacBook, flash-based MacBook mini speculation, NEC's daylight-friendly LCD, and more, 03.16. Also tricking out the MacBook Pro, SanDisk and Intel enter flash drive market, DuelAdapter lets MacBook Pro use PCMCIA and CardBus cards, bargain 'Books from $180 to $1,999, and more.
- DST fixes & info for OS X, Classic Mac OS; Maynor demos WiFi hack; Samsung's hybrid drive; and more, 03.09. Also glossy vs. matte displays, troubleshooting slot-loading drives, MogoMouse charges in PC Card slot, bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,299, and more.
- 12" PowerBook G4 the new Pismo?, recovering MacBook Pro wakeup failure, MacBook Pro noise, and more, 03.02. Also why you should buy a MacBook Pro, Apple Store's inefficient RAM upgrade, PB/iBook lower RAM slot failure, bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,299, and more.
- 15" MacBook in Q2?, 802.11n in Core Duo MacBook, DST updates for Panther and Tiger, and more, 02.23. Also Mac means doing things your way, Core 2 shutdown problem, fixing a dead pixel, hot lap prevention, bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,299, and more.
- When will flash memory replace hard drives?, getting the most from your 'Book's batttery, and more, 02.16. Also new cases and BookEndz for MacBook and MacBook Pro models, high capacity battery for MacBook, bargain 'Books from $200 to $2,299, and more.
- Faster MacBooks in May?, new EVDO hardware, Wake Assist fixes sleep problem, and more, 02.09. Also Cree backlighting may appear in next gen MacBooks, Vista/OS X showdown, new Quicky perfect for TiBook, bargain 'Books from $200 to $2,299, and more.
- Bottom-loading optical drive, more Core 2 'Book reviews, Signature Suit protects MacBooks, and more, 02.02. Also OWC seeking Modbook dealers, Boston Power's better notebook battery, Smart Scroll X and iBatt 2 software, bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,299, and more.
- Apple's $2 802.11n enabler, two new battery technologies, digital TV tuner for MacBook Pro, and more, 01.26. Also LED backlighting may be too costly for 2007 MacBooks, black MacBook not a great value, 17" MacBook Pro lightest and thinnest in class, bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,299, and more.
- Modbook 'Best of Show', MacBook a winner, world's fastest notebook drive, and more, 01.19. Also Modbook compared to iTablet, firmware updates for Intel Macs, Dell's rugged notebook, SnapPower AC on the go, bargain 'Books from $209 to $1,999, and more.
- Modbook steals show, 4.5 million MacBooks in 2007, wireless mouse for women, and more, 01.12. Also LED backlighting coming to notebooks, SanDisk's 32 GB flash drive, firmware update fixed MacBook shutdown, N1 Wireless from Belkin, bargain 'Books from $209 to $1,999, and more.
- Modbook Mac tablet from Axiotron and OWC, new notebook accessories, 01.10. The first Mac tablet computer is built around a MacBook. Also, Kensington and Targus highlight new accessories for notebook computers.
- Mac sales up for 2006, ode to 12" PowerBook, MacBook among best gadgets of 2006, and more, 01.05. Also Apple working on LED-based notebook, hybrid flash drives coming to MacBook Pro, turn your car into a WiFi hotspot, bargain 'Books from $100 to $2,299, and more.
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