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Mac Setups: The Director of Software Platforms Desk

Aug 25, 2012 - 13 Comments

This weeks awesome Mac setup comes to us from John K., the Director of Software Platforms for an R&D firm. The workstation is primarily used for software development for a wide variety of platforms, including iOS, Windows 7, Ubuntu, CentOS, and Open Solaris, the latter four of which run in VMWare on the Macs. Hardware … Read More

Mac Setups: The Desk of a Startup CEO

Aug 18, 2012 - 15 Comments

This ultra-clean and bright workstation is the Mac desk setup of the CEO of an (anonymous) internet startup. The Apple gear that gets the job done includes the following: MacBook Pro 13″- Mid 2011 – 2.7GHz i7, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD, OS X 10.8 iMac 27″ – Mid 2011 – 2.5 GHz i5, 12GB RAM, … Read More

The Mars Curiosity Rover is Basically a PowerMac G3 with Wheels

Aug 11, 2012 - 12 Comments

We already knew that NASA used a lot of Macs during the Mars Curiosity landing event, but hardcore Mac geeks will be interested to know the Rover itself is running on both hardware and software that Apple used not only in consumer Macs of yesteryear, but that Apple still uses today! In fact, the setup … Read More

Mac Setups: The IBM Manager’s Desk

Aug 11, 2012 - 15 Comments

When you think of IBM, you probably don’t think of Macs, right? Well you probably thought wrong, because it turns out some IBM employees love their Macs! To prove that, here’s the awesome all-Mac desk setup of a manager at none other than Big Blue herself. Hardware shown in the picture includes: MacBook Pro 15″ … Read More

This Is What 100 Brand New MacBook Pro’s Look Like

Aug 7, 2012 - 7 Comments

Ever wondered what it would look like if you ordered 100 MacBook Pro’s? Now you know. These neatly arranged boxes aren’t from the living room of some eccentric Howard Hughes-esque Mac fan though, they’re Kent College’s fresh batch of MacBooks for the incoming student cohort this Fall. Each new student there gets a 13″ MacBook … Read More

NASA Used Tons of Macs & iPads for Mars Curiosity Landing

Aug 6, 2012 - 25 Comments

Any Mac fan watching the Mars Curiosity landing last night probably noticed the abundance of glowing Apple logos on the desks of NASA engineers and scientists. Exactly how all the Macs participated in managing Curiosity from millions of miles away is unknown, but the overwhelming presence of MacBook Pro’s should tell you they played an … Read More

Mac Setups: The Traders Desk

Aug 4, 2012 - 18 Comments

Having tons of screen real estate tends to aid everyones productivity, but some tasks simply demand it. Case in point; the equities trading desk of Thomas W. with dual Cinema Displays. More screen space means more charts and more information, leading to smarter trades. Here’s the Apple hardware that’s making it all happen: Mac Pro … Read More

Mac Setups: The Art Directors Desk

Jul 28, 2012 - 10 Comments

This weeks Mac setup comes to us from Claus F., an art director from Denmark who uses all the Apple hardware for creating commercials, leaflets, tickets, DVD art, magazines, ads, and other graphics work. Hardware shown from left to right includes: MacBook Pro 1,1 (2006) – OS X 10.6.8 iPad 1 (2010) WiFi/3G – iOS … Read More

Mac Setups: CEO’s Desk: iMac 27″, Retina MacBook Pro, Dual Thunderbolt Displays

Jul 21, 2012 - 15 Comments

Ever wondered what the Mac setup of a tech companies CEO would look like? If you guessed it’d be a series of awesome Apple hardware complete with an amazing view of New York City, you’d be right. Hardware shown in the picture includes: iPad 3 iMac 27″ (2011) top of the line 2x Thunderbolt 27″ … Read More

Mac Setup: Clean & Simple Mac Mini Desk

Jul 14, 2012 - 12 Comments

If you like simple and clean workstation setups, this weeks Mac desk should be right up your alley. Coming to us from Ed W., he uses his Mac mini for photo editing and word processing, and it also doubles as a media server. Hardware includes: Apple Cinema Display 27″ Mac Mini – 2.6GHz Core 2 … Read More

Mac Setups: Minimal iMac & iPad Desk

Jul 7, 2012 - 9 Comments

Clean minimalist setups go very well with Apple hardware, and this weeks Mac setup from David M. is no exception. With some great hardware and some very snazzy real wallpaper, this workstation is functional and attractive. Gear shown includes: 21.5” iMac 2.7GHz intel Core i5 (clock screensaver is Fliplo) Apple Wireless Keyboard Apple Magic Trackpad … Read More

Mac Setups: Riverside Camping Macs

Jun 30, 2012 - 26 Comments

This weeks Mac setup is a bit different and that’s exactly what makes it so great. Kevin B. and his wife frequently travel with an RV and, naturally, their Apple gear goes with them. Their current destination? The Ponderosa Campground outside of Antonito, Colorado, where the steep canyon walls prevent any cell reception, yet the … Read More

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