Selecting Mac Hardware
Buy a 2011 iMac
The 2011 iMacs have undergone yet another evolutionary change. This time, the iMacs are outfitted with either Quad-Core Intel i5 processors or Quad-Core Intel i7 processors. Even better, the new processors are based on the second generation Core-i platform, usually referred to by its code name, Sandy Bridge. The new iMacs also received updated...
Buy a MacBook Pro 2011
What You Need to Know Before You Bring Home a MacBook Pro 2011: The MacBook Pro 2011 lineup uses the first incarnation of the Sandy Bridge processor family, giving it a prodigious performance increase over previous models. Apple also changed out the graphics options, from the older NVIDIA series to new AMD offerings in the 15- and 17-inch...
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.
Before You Buy an iMac - What You Should Know Before Buying a 2010 iMac
Buying an iMac: The Apple iMac is a superb desktop computer that combines the power of an Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 processor with your choice of a 21.5-inch or 27-inch display, plus a large helping of Apple's well-deserved reputation for style. The result is a gorgeous, all-in-one desktop Mac that has been setting industry trends since its...
Buying a 2010 Mac mini - What You Should Know Before You Buy a Mac mini
Buying a 2010 Mac mini: Mac minis are a great choice for first-time Mac users, for college-bound students who want a desktop Mac, for individuals and families who want to include a Mac in their home theater system, and for home and business users who want to set up a Mac mini as a server for their home or small business.
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...
Buying a MacBook: What You Should Know Before You Buy a MacBook 2010
The 2010 MacBook, Apple’s least expensive notebook, has a lot going for it, well beyond its good looks and processing prowess. It delivers a lot of technology in a small package. But packing all those goodies into the small form factor, and keeping the price below the $1000 barrier, meant Apple had to make a few design tradeoffs.
MacBook Air 2010 Buying Guide – Guide to the MacBook Air 2010
MacBook Air 2010 Buying Guide: The 2010 MacBook Air is available in two sizes: an 11-inch ultra-small portable that weighs in at a mere 2.2 pounds, and a 13-inch MacBook Air that tips the scales at 2.9 pounds. Both models are designed for mobile professionals who need to work with Mac applications on the road.
Buying a 2010 Mac Pro
Apple introduced the 2010 version of the Mac Pro in July, and started accepting orders and shipping in August. This version of the Mac Pro predominantly centers around new, faster processors and upgraded graphics options. Lacking from this update are any new peripheral ports, such as USB 3, FireWire 1600, or FireWire 3200. Nevertheless, this...
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.