Tag Archive: Boost

Apple Sales Continue to Defy Gravity as MacBook Airs, Lion Boost Sales

The beat goes on for Apple as the tech giant continues to increase Mac sales amid declining PC demand. The release of a new MacBook Air and the long-awaited Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” software pushed U.S. Mac sales 26 percent higher during the first portion of the three-month September quarter, Wall Street experts say. The new product releases converts into Mac sales more than six-times that of PC rivals,  [Read More…]

Cydia Gets A Much Needed Speed Boost

Cydia, the App Store for jailbroken iDevices has never been the quickest app out there, with long delays in pulling data from its servers. Now though, developer Jay ‘Saurik’ Freeman has given the app a speed boost.


@saurik: Just switched Cydia’s www over to the new "CDN->ELB" stack I’ve  [Read More…]

Turbo Boost Problems Reported with New MacBook Pros

Click the image to open in full size.  With the release of the new Sandy Bridge-equipped MacBook Pros, users have been expecting clockspeeds of up to 3.4 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost technology. However, it at least a couple of cases, 13″ models with Core i7-2620M processors have been reported to stall out at 2.7 GHz when using Windows. The culprit may be high core temperature, which is not being seen when the 13″ is  [Read More…]