Month: January 2016

  • An SSD can make your old Mac feel new again

    If you have an older Mac that still uses a hard disk drive and you’re looking to keep it alive for a while longer, I strongly recommend considering replacing that drive with a Solid State Drive (SSD) instead. It’s one of the best instant performance improvements you can make to your Mac, and it’ll keep […]

  • MacBook branding is messy

    Apple’s branding of the MacBook is a hot mess, and I hope they clean it up. Let me explain. For the last several years, Apple has bifurcated its laptop sales into two brands: The MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. It differentiated them by offering the MacBook Air as being less expensive, […]

  • 2015: The Apple year in review

    Apple certainly wasn’t sitting still this year. Here’s a look back at the major accomplishments of Apple in 2015. MacBook Apple retired the “MacBook” mark in 2010 when the white polycarbonate-clad laptop was discontinued, offering only the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro instead. The MacBook roared back to life in 2015, reimagined as a next-generation […]