Tag Archive: 2011

How to Boot MacBook Pro Without a Battery (Older Models 2006 – 2011)

You may have noticed that sometimes you can not power on and boot a MacBook Pro when it doesn’t have a battery installed. Let’s say you had to remove the battery of an older MacBook Pro because it was swelling, or the battery failed for some other reason, but when you go to power on … Read More

Woz talked to Steve Jobs about returning to Apple in 2011

Steve Jobs raised the possibility of Steve Wozniak returning to Apple in conversation that took place during Jobs’ final days in 2011, according to a new interview. The insight comes from a Bloomberg interview with Woz talking about the new Steve Jobs movie, which opened on limited release last weekend. Wozniak doesn’t offer many more […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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New 12-inch MacBook as powerful as 2011 MacBook Air

The 12-inch MacBook with Retina display is sexy to behold, but its specs may leave more to be desired. Thanks to some new benchmarks, we have a clearer picture of what to expect from the new MacBook’s processor. And it’s basically…Read more ›

The HP Sprout could have been built by Apple back in 2011

By now you’ve probably seen the HP Sprout computer, an oddly-named, yet undeniably original desktop computer/tablet/projector combination that allows users to scan physical items and then manipulate them on screen using their fingers. One day after the $ 1,899 system got the tech…Read more ›

Plane Finder now lets you track past flights back to April 2011

If you’re the type of person who enjoys/has a work-related need to track airplanes using their iPhone or iPad, you may want to download plane-tracking app Plane Finder, which has just received a brand new update — letting you watch…Read more ›

Early 2011 MacBook Pros Are Dropping Like Flies, Heat Issues To Blame

If you have a 20011 MacBook Pro that is wonking out like it was haunted by a Japanese ghost, you’re not the only one. It appears that a massive number of early-2011 MacBook Pro owners with AMD graphics are having…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Microsoft’s Office 2011 For Mac Gets New Update, Office 365 Compatibility

About time, really, it being 2013 and all.

About time, really, it being 2013 and all.

The venerable Microsoft office suite gets a new update today, bringing a bunch of new issue and bug fixes, an added font necessary for document sharing, and brings Office 365 closer to reality on the Mac, letting you move to a subscription model of Office software. Ooh, boy. The new update also adds an easier way  [Read More…]

You Can Get Microsoft Office For Mac 2011 Right Now For $60 Off [Deals]

Users say this looks "crap" and "very fuzzy" on the Retina MacBook Pro.


Whether you love it or hate it, the world still runs most of its computer “work” through Microsoft’s Office suite of apps. It’s pricey, and Office 365 requires a monthly subscription, but you can get the latest version of Office, Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, for cheap right now.

Best Buy is selling the most up-to-date version of  [Read More…]

Office For Mac 2011 Finally Gets Retina Display Support

The worst thing about having a MacBook Pro with Retina display is having to constantly use apps that don’t support retina display. It’s like looking at a computer screen covered in vaseline. Most apps have already added retina display support, while others have been slower.

Microsoft Office has been in that “slower” category, which has forced users to use some trickery to get Office to display properly on a retina display. Thankfully,  [Read More…]

Microsoft Has No Plans To Update Office 2011 For Retina Display Macs

Users say this looks “crap” and “very fuzzy” on the Retina MacBook Pro.

Microsoft Office 2011 looks awful on the new MacBook Pro’s Retina display. But unfortunately for its customers, it seems Microsoft has no plans to add high-resolution graphics. While Outlook 2011 doeshave Retina graphics, the company has confirmed that the rest of the suite will have “the sameviewing quality as on any non-Retina device.”

Macworldrepots that Office users with the  [Read More…]