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Selecting Mac Hardware

Tips to help you select Macintosh desktops, laptops, and other popular Apple hardware.
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  2. MacBook Pro (3)
  3. iMac (3)
  4. Mac mini (1)
  5. Mac Pro (3)
  6. Past Apple Hardware (50)
  7. iPods (1)

Apple TV 3 Review
In reviewing the Apple TV 3 Internet streaming device, we found one major weakness: the inability to download popcorn.

Time Capsule
Time Capsule provides network storage capabilities for home networks, allowing Mac and/or Windows computers to access and share its internal hard drive. Designed for use with Time Machine, the backup service included with OS X 10.5 and later, Time Capsule is an elegant solution to home backup needs.

Magic Trackpad Review
Magic Trackpad Review: Apple's Magic Trackpad brings the wonderful glass trackpad that MacBook Pro users have been enjoying to desktop Mac users. Now laptop users can be envious of desktop users, because along the way, the tracking surface was magically enlarged to 5-1/8 x 4-1/4, an 80% increase over the trackpad surface in MacBook Pros.

Optimizing Battery Runtime on a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or MacBook
You can keep your Mac portable running longer between charges by managing energy and performance. This guide will show you a few tricks to getting the best battery performance.

Mac Desktop Gift Guide - Holiday Buying Guide to Mac Desktops

Mac desktops, from the tiny Mac mini, to the all-in-one iMac, to the workhorse Mac Pro, make great gifts for Mac enthusiasts.

If you would like to tickle the fancy of a friend or family member with a shiny new Mac desktop, this is the place to start your search for the right Mac to wrap up for the holidays.


Mac Notebooks Gift Guide – Holiday Buying Guide to Mac Notebooks
Mac notebooks are the most popular Macintosh computer that Apple produces. This popularity makes them a great gift for the holiday season. Everyone will love one of the many MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air models available. If you re thinking about wrapping up a MacBook for the holidays, whether for someone else or for yourself, take a...

Mac Buying Guide
Seasoned Mac veteran or new Mac user? It really doesn’t matter. When you have the urge to pick up a new Mac, it’s a good idea to find out all you can about the various possibilities before you make a decision.

Buying a Mac Pro
A tower of 8-core power, the Mac Pro is nothing if not powerful and expandable. Its elegant design makes adding memory, hard drives, and add-in cards a simpler task than almost any other computer can claim.

Apple Magic Mouse Review: Is There Magic in Apple’s Magic Mouse?
Apple’s Magic Mouse is the first offering from Apple to mate the capabilities of a Multi-Touch surface with a movable mouse. The result may be the best mouse Apple has ever made or the worst, depending on your expectations. The Magic Mouse has good points and bad points, but it has great potential, especially if Apple makes a few minor changes to future releases of the mouse software.

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