Tag Archive: MacBook


How to Play a Power Charging Sound Effect in OS X When a MacBook is Plugged in (Like iOS)

When you connect a power source to an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or MacBook, a familiar charging chime sound will trigger from the device, indicating that a cable is attached and the device is getting power. If you like hearing that auditory confirmation that a device is getting power, you can add the exact same … Read More [Read More…]

How to Play a Power Charging Sound Effect in OS X When a MacBook is Plugged in (Like iOS)

When you connect a power source to an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or MacBook, a familiar charging chime sound will trigger from the device, indicating that a cable is attached and the device is getting power. If you like hearing that auditory confirmation that a device is getting power, you can add the exact same … Read More

The new Retina MacBook could be Apple’s least repairable notebook yet

Apple’s new MacBook may be one “for the future” but it’s already had a teardown from our friends over at iFixit, filling you in on all the ways the next-gen notebook differs from its predecessor. That includes Apple’s butterfly mechanism… Read more ›

Pro tips for traveling with your MacBook

Being a workaholic means I’m always taking my MacBook with me wherever I travel, but carrying around a $ 2,000 machine is a constant risk. In today’s s video I show you everything you need to know to keep your MacBook safe while you’re on… Read more ›

Gold MacBook already comes with 4-week wait for shipping

If you haven’t already pre-ordered your gorgeous gold MacBook, you’re going to be waiting 3-4 weeks for it to ship. Initial supplies have already been claimed since the device went on sale this morning, but the silver and space gray… Read more ›

Getting the new MacBook? Avoid Google Chrome for better battery life

There’s no question that Google Chrome is one of the best web browsers you can get, but it’s long been a resource hog under OS X. By simply avoiding it on the new MacBook, your battery could last more than three… Read more ›

First reviews: New MacBook is gorgeous, but limited 

Apple Watch has been hogging so much of the tech spotlight lately that you could be forgiven for forgetting that Apple is also about to release a revolutionary new computer. The first reviews of the new MacBook landed on the… Read more ›

How to use your MacBook in closed-clamshell mode

I was setting up my MacBook Pro with Retina display to work with a new external monitor today, thinking that when I connected to the monitor via HDMI and closed the lid, I’d see the display up on the new… Read more ›

10 Reasons why the new MacBook isn’t for you

The new MacBook goes on sale this week, and while the first reviews have raved about its incredible design, unbelievable thinness, and jaw-dropping display, it’s probably not for you. Some of the first reviews have alleviated some concerns that the… Read more ›

Last chance to get the BatteryBox & power your Macbook for up to 13 extra hours [Deals]

Don’t ever let a good deal pass you by. There are several offers at Cult of Mac Deals that are ending soon, including the versatile and invaluable BatteryBox MacBook & Mobile Device Charger. It’s the perfect addition to any Apple… Read more ›