Tag Archive: MacBook


It’s smart to play it safe with a second MagSafe 2 for your MacBook Air [Deals]

If you’ve owned a MacBook for any amount of time, you know that the MagSafe charging brick has a limited lifespan. Besides getting scuffed up and grimy, the rubberized cables are prone to fray which is more than unsightly — the exposed power conducting wires can be dangerous. Add to that the risk of losing […]

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

[Read More…]

How to maximize your MacBook trade-in

Because there are fewer MacBooks than iPhones on the market, and the laptops are more difficult to repair, buyback programs typically shortchange you when it comes to Apple computers. But there are three easy tricks that will help you maximize your profit when you trade your old MacBook for cash. (You’ll also want to choose […]

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

[Read More…]

Apple working on new MacBook Airs to debut at WWDC

Apple is reported to be working on new MacBook Air models to launch at the 2016 WWDC event, most likely to be held in June. Citing sources in the supply chain, the report claims that Apple may ditch the smaller size 11-inch MacBook Air, but add a 15-inch model, much as it currently offers with […]

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

[Read More…]

How to expand your Macbook storage without taking up any extra space [Deals]

Having a backup drive is key to anyone with a laptop, but lugging around an extra hard drive can take the convenience out of portable computing. Plugging into the computer adds steps to the process of getting started with work, but one Macbook slot in particular — the SD card port — can be used […]

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

[Read More…]

Ultra-portable keyboard turns your iPad mini into a tiny, adorable Macbook

Lust List: iPad mini keyboard by Brydge We all like to carry our gadgets around with us, but there are definitely times when you’ll want to be ultra portable and just take along, say, your iPad mini on vacation. Or, perhaps you want to get some writing done on the airplane:we all know the seat-back […]

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

[Read More…]

Surface Pro 4 wants to kill the iPad Pro and MacBook Air in one go

Microsoft’s not taking the threat of the iPad Pro lying down. During today’s keynote event, the company introduced its brand new 12.3-inch Surface Pro 4 as, “the most productive device on the planet.” “We have competitors. You may have noticed,” said Microsoft hardware guru Panos Panay. “They’re chasing it, it’s pretty cool.” The Surface Pro […]

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

[Read More…]

The best things in life aren’t free, except for this brand new MacBook Air [Deals]

The feeling of unboxing a brand new computer is one of the good things in life, one that usually comes with a steep price tag. That might change today, because right now you can enter a sweepstakes to get your hands on a brand spanking new 13-inch MacBook Air for the price of air itself […]

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

[Read More…]

Xiaomi’s MacBook ripoff could be a reality after all

Not content with competing with Apple in the smartphone and wearables category, noted ripoff artists Xiaomi are reportedly considering unveiling their very first notebook computer early in 2016. The notebook is reportedly planned for the first quarter of next year, and would be designed to compete directly with higher-end laptops like the MacBook Air and […]

Why you’re stupid if you don’t use Safari on your MacBook

We’ve seen before that changing from Chrome to Safari can make a big difference on your Mac’s battery life. But if you haven’t switched from Chrome or Firefox to Safari yet, this fact might change your mind: if you’re a MacBook user, you’re losing an average of 1 hour of total battery life by using […]

Give your retina MacBook the stylish cable manager it deserves

Despite launching a few months ago, the new MacBook hasn’t gotten a tremendous amount of love from accessory makers so far. Above the Fray, a company based in Thailand, noticed a glaring omission for a 12-inch MacBook cable manager so…

Read more ›