Tag: apple

  • OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock Review

    OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock Review

    I was lucky enough to receive a pre-release demo unit of OWC’s upcoming Thunderbolt 3 Dock and I wanted to write a review of my experience with it.  I’ve had one of the new 15” Apple MacBook Pro laptops with Thunderbolt 3 since they were release.  Since that day I’ve been waiting for someone to release […]

  • Why I Am Buying an Apple iPad

    The Apple iPad has been the center of a storm of controversy this week after it was announced on Wednesday. Given the long anticipation and wild rumors preceding the actual announcement it’s no surprise that some people are disappointed. Others, like myself, and eager for iPads to start shipping. I’m not going to try to […]

  • Installing an SSD in a MacBookPro

    I just replaced my 17″ Unibody MacBookPro’s hard drive with a new Corsair 256GB SSD. The SSD uses Samsung chips and controller. It’s VERY FAST! First I made an image of my BootCamp partition using WinClone. Next I ran one final Time Machine backup to my Time Capsule. After that was complete, I shut the […]

  • Why I Love Having 8 Gigs of RAM

    I recently upgraded my primary computer from a 15″ MacBookPro with 4 GB of RAM to a 17″ MacBookPro with 8 GB of RAM. That probably sounds gratuitous. Here’s why it’s not: I’m currently running: Mac OS 10.5.6 Adium (IM chat client) Mail.app (e-mail client) iCal (calendar application) iTunes (music) OmniFocus (GTD todo list) TextMate […]

  • Apple Repair Is Awesome

    I love Apple’s support, and can go on at length about how great AppleCare is, and Apple support in general. I recently had a MacBook Pro in for service after the screen went dark. First they overnighted me a box to ship the laptop to them in. Then for each step of the process, I […]