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Modbook Pro - WTF?

  Modbook Inc., tinkerers of all things macbook, have taken some stock 13.3 inch white MacBooks, stripped them down and created this monstrosity, befit for the island of Dr. Moreau.  Far be it from me to assume to know ones business model, but until a price is released I can't see this being a profitable endeavor. I mean... how much did they get the MacBooks for? We'll stay on top...

More Tales From the Rumor-Mill: 4 inch iPhone Screens.

  The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that the next iPhone is "expected" to feature a screen larger than the 3.5-inch display that has been found on the iPhone since it first launched in 2007. Production of the screens is reportedly set to begin soon, and it is said that it will measure "at least 4 inches diagonally." Apple is said to be working with a number of screen manufacturers for the...

Ivy Bridge MacBooks and iMacs on the Way?

According to the rumor mill, the new 2012 Ivy Bridge Macs might be coming soon to a store near you. Apple’s next 15-inch MacBook Pro will reportedly be much thinner than its predecessors, at the expense of a DVD drive. The laptop reportedly sports an “ultra-thin” design, but retains the general shape of older Pros and doesn’t taper to a point like Apple’s MacBook Air line. In lieu of a...

Slow Macbook: Is New RAM the Only Option?

Buying new RAM for your macbook? Try this first. Upgrading your macbooks RAM is a surefire way to speed up your mac. But it's not the only way.  Here are 3 ways to to increase your macs speed for free: 1. Slow browsing in Safari? Safari keeps a collection of temporary internet files that need to be emptied every so often to reach optimal speed. Simply press Option+Command+E in any...

Diablo III

According to Blizzard's website, Diablo III will officially be going live on May 15th.  It is available for pre-order, and eventually pre-download, from Blizzard's Battle.net service. Users will download the game before it actually is released, and the game will be enabled at midnight on the 15th. The good news: System requirements for Mac users are pretty mellow. Mac® OS X 10.6.8, 10.7.x or newer Intel® Core 2 Duo NVIDIA® GeForce®...

Gizmon ICA iPhone System

     Ok, we know when we're beat...      This vintage camera iPhone case kicks the shit out of our silly little decals. Check them out at: http://goo.gl/BA1TS Don't have 65 bucks to spend? Our Leica iPhone decals make the perfect poor mans substitute! They cover the back, front and edges of an iPhone for perfectly and are only $10! Available right here: http://goo.gl/SXn6B

iPad 3 Just Announced!

  APPLE has unveiled three new products - including the eagerly awaited iPad 3 with an amazing high definition screen. The most noticeable feature of the new device is the high defintion screen - the highest of any tablet. In fact, at 2048x1536 pixels the iPad has an amazing one million pixels more than even the biggest HD television and four times the number of pixels than the iPad 2....

OS X "Mountain Lion" Announced

  Apple today announced it's next major release of Mac OS X: Mountain Lion. The software is being released as a preview to developers today, with a commercial release to expected this summer. The new OS promises greater integration for iPhone an iPad users, and is expected to feature deeper iCloud syncing abilities and built-in article and document sharing functionality (Twitter built in!). From Apple's press release: "Mountain Lion presents...

How to: Macbook Pro RAM Installation

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Choosing RAM for your Mac.

One of the easiest upgrades on the Mac is upgrading your memory or RAM (random access memory). However, it is critical that you select the correct memory for your mac upgrade. The first thing you need to do is understand which mac memory modules you will need. To do this you need to know which Mac model you have. Apple has many different laptop and desktop variations and changes in memory...

iTunes introduces "Complete My Season"

Missing episode 3 of Arrested Developments first season? Didn't catch the finale of Lost ? You should be so lucky... In an effort to appease couch potatoes and shut-ins everywhere, iTunes has just extended its "Complete My Album" service to television. The result: "Complete My Season". From iTunes: "Now with complete my season, when you've bought individual episodes of a Tv show, the amount you've already spent on episodes is...

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Our shipping rates have been a little messed up over the last few days. We're going to remedy the situation by offering free shipping until December 25th. Merry Christmas!

Mac Friday

It's once again Black Friday and those of you who are less adventurous ( read: smarter ) are at home saving yourselves from certain injury and are shopping online. The Apple store is once again blowing out its inventory with savings up to 10% off. Ughh... that was kinda anticlimactic. But regardless, here is a brief rundown of some of the deals they're offering: Macs: $101 off. That's how much you'll...

How do I know if I need more RAM?

Maximizing your Mac's RAM can prove to be the best upgrade you'll ever make. Multi-tasking is improved dramatically and processing times for memory intensive software (think photoshop or final cut) are reduced significantly. The end result is a higher level of overall productivity, unless of course you're gaming although RAM helps here too. Here's an easy way to find out how much RAM your computer is using and if you...