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MacBook Air 2011 Benchmarks Show Huge Speed & Performance Gains

Jul 20, 2011 - 26 Comments
MacBook Air 2011 Benchmarks

The first benchmarks for the MacBook Air 2011 refresh (released alongside Lion) are rolling in, and they show that the Intel Core i5 processor in both the 13″ and 11″ variation are screamers. How fast? Well, just check out the Geekbench scores, which for both models are at least double the speed of the 2010 … Read More

8GB RAM Upgrade for 2011 MacBook Pro Core i5 & i7: $50 with Free Shipping

Jul 16, 2011 - 22 Comments
MacBook Pro 2011 8GB RAM Upgrade

Want to upgrade the memory on your new 2011 MacBook Pro for a great price? Amazon is offering an 8GB upgrade (2 X 4GB) DDR3 Laptop Memory Kit (1333MHz Unbuffered CL 9 SODIMM) for just $50 after a $10 mail-in rebate from Corsair. The kit installs on the most recent Core i5 and Core i7 … Read More

Kingston SSD Sale: 64GB for $60, 96GB for $110, 128GB for $150

Jul 5, 2011 - 6 Comments
Kingston SSD

If you’ve been waiting for a good deal on an SSD upgrade, don’t miss these Kingston 2.5″ SSD’s from Buy.com. Each drive comes with free shipping and a huge discount after sending in a mail-in rebate, but the offer is only valid until 7/10/2011. Kingston 64GB SSD v100 Series for $59.89 with free shipping from … Read More

Deals: Intel X25-M 120GB SSD for $169 and Kingston 8GB RAM for $69

Mar 14, 2011 - 3 Comments
kingston-mac-ram-upgrade-deal

Looking for a killer deal on one of the highest rated SSD upgrades around? You can grab the Intel X25-M 120GB SSD for just $169.95 after a $30 mail-in rebate from Buy.com, free shipping is included. The Intel X25-M SSD deal is only valid for today (March 14th) and tomorrow (15th): Intel X25-M 120GB SSD … Read More

Two SSD Deals: Kingston V 128GB for $125 and OCZ Vertex2 80GB for $130

Feb 16, 2011 - 4 Comments
ssd-upgrade-deals

If you’ve been itching to get a solid state drive for your MacBook Pro, here’s a couple good deals from Buy.com on two such drives. The first is a Kingston 128GB SSD for $125, and the other is an OCZ 80GB SSD for $130, both are 2.5″ so they’ll fit into any MacBook or MacBook … Read More

MacBook Air Envelope Case Looks Discretely Awesome and I Want One

Feb 14, 2011 - 8 Comments
macbook-air-envelope-case

Is this the coolest MacBook Air sleeve on the market? Dubbed the Macvelope, this case is made to look like a traditional yellow office envelope, but they’re specifically made to snuggly fit the new MacBook Air series. This is about as discrete as a laptop case can get, and the inside is lightly padded with … Read More

Two Killer Upgrade Deals for MacBook Pro: Kingston 128GB SSD for $139 and 8GB RAM Upgrade for $79

Feb 8, 2011 - 5 Comments
kingston-128gb-ssd-deal

If you’re looking for some good deals to upgrade your MacBook Pro, Buy.com is offering two killer upgrades at great prices: First up is the Kingston 128GB SSD V Series 2.5″ Hard Drive upgrade for $139.95 after a $75 mail in rebate. It’s actually part of a “notebook bundle” meaning it comes with an external … Read More

8GB RAM Upgrade for MacBook Pro, iMac, etc for $75 with free shipping

Jan 24, 2011 - 16 Comments
mac 8gb ram upgrade deal

This deal is hot. For a limited time, you can buy a Crucial 8GB 204-PIN PC3-8500 SODIMM DDR3 RAM upgrade kit for $75 from Amazon, the price includes free shipping. Crucial is widely considered to be one of the better brands of RAM on the market. This is an extraordinary deal for an 8GB RAM … Read More

Lacie 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive for $64.95

Jan 5, 2011 - 4 Comments
lacie 1tb external drive deal

If you’re looking for some additional hard drive space or a Time Machine backup drive, here’s a good deal on a Lacie 1TB USB 2.0 External Drive. The drive spins at 7200RPM and has a sleek finish with a nifty glowing blue light. Grab the Lacie 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard drive for $64.95 from … Read More

Altec Lansing InMotion Speaker Dock for iPod and iPhone for 69% Off

Dec 30, 2010 - 1 Comment
altec lansing speaker dock iphone ipod deal

In the market for a iPhone or iPod speaker dock? Amazon has one as part of their daily lightning deals, selling the $199 Altec Lansing inMotion for iPod and iPhone for just $62.99 with free shipping. Check out Amazon Gold Box Lightning Deals to grab the hugely discounted price. There’s only three hours left and … Read More

MacBook with a Momentus XT SSD hybrid drive boots and launches Photoshop in 26 seconds

Dec 30, 2010 - 8 Comments

Wondering just how fast the Momentus XT SSD Hybrid drive is? Check out this video of an older 2009 MacBook model that compares performance of the stock 5400 RPM drive and the Momentus XT Hybrid. In the video, the MacBook with the Momentus XT cold boots and launches Photoshop CS4 in just 26.5 seconds, while … Read More

Another step toward an iPod Nano jailbreak

Dec 29, 2010 - 1 Comment
ipod nano dfu mode

An Irish iPhone developer has made another step towards an iPod Nano jailbreak, this time they’ve managed to get the iPod Nano into what may be DFU mode (visible in the screenshot above). Once in this mode, Steven Troughton-Smith discovered that by using an iOS jailbreak helper tool he can transfer files to the nano: … Read More

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