MacBook Air

Leaping Into a System Upgrade

<b>Q.</b> <i>I have a three-year-old MacBook Air running OS X 10.9.5 and it has never been upgraded. Can I upgrade to the newest operating system, skipping all the previous upgrades?</i><p><b>A.</b> You should be able to upgrade to macOS High Sierra, Apple’s latest operating system for its Mac laptops and desktops, without …

High Sierra

Top 10 Steve Jobs Presentation Moments – TrdPip

10. Steve Jobs Introduces the Macintosh in 1984<p>One of the most astounding introductions of any of the amazing Mac hardware over the years is probably …

Steve Jobs

Apple Still Offering Free Delayed Battery Repairs for Some 2012 and Early 2013 MacBook Pros

If you own a 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display released in Mid 2012 or Early 2013, and your notebook qualifies for battery service, the repair should be free if you are willing to wait for around one month.<p>Apple has advised Genius Bar employees and Apple Authorized Service Providers to offer …

Apple

Apple iPad Pro could be a reality by November; to feature 2432 x 2048 resolution

After rumours for the past 2 years, it turns out Apple's iPad Pro might just be a reality. In fact, it could be launching as soon as November this …

IPad Pro

Spotting Those MacBook Battery Burners

<b>Q.</b> <i>My MacBook Air is less than a year old, but I notice the battery doesn’t seem to last nearly as long as advertised and the laptop seems to really be working at something. How can I tell what it’s doing?</i><p><b>A.</b> Apple builds battery-usage tools into its Mac laptops to help you monitor your portable …

Batteries

Deal sites predict Black Friday 2017 discounts on laptops, iPads, MacBooks

Prognosticators think you'll get more computer with notebooks selling under $400 during the shopping holiday, while the latest iPad could be on sale …

Shopping

Kuuvik Capture 3.3 : Live View Performance

<b>Performance is a feature.</b> This is something I take very seriously and strive to maintain the highest performance and power efficiency possible. In …

DSLR Cameras

This upgrade will extend the life of your MacBook Air for years

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Laptops

Best 2017 Columbus Day Laptop Sales

Looking for Columbus Day laptop deals? You've come to the right place. We're rounding up the best laptop deals of this holiday weekend, separating …

Laptops

Use this Sabrent USB 3.0 hub to add ports to your iMac or MacBook from $9

Amazon currently has the Sabrent 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub For iMac on sale for <b>$19.50 Prime shipped</b>. Normally priced around $30, and $5 below our last mention, this sale brings the Sabrent hub to an Amazon all-time low. This is the perfect tool if you’re always plugging USB drives into your iMac as it not …

USB 3.0

Green Deals: Miracle-Gro AeroGarden LED Kits from $50, more

Today only, as a part of its Deals of the Day, Home Depot is offering the Miracle-Gro AeroGarden Sprout LED with Gourmet Seed Kit for <b>$49.95 shipped</b>. That’s a 50% savings off most online retailers including Sur La Table and the best available. You can grab the upgraded model for <b>$99.95</b> (Orig. $200) …

Shopping

The HP Spectre 13’s touchscreen is its killer feature against the MacBook Air

HP’s Spectre 13 has always wanted to steal users from the MacBook Air, and it may finally have its killer competitive feature: a touchscreen. The Spectre 13 refresh that debuts Wednesday morning is the world’s thinnest laptop with this feature—and it’s something the MacBook Air simply doesn’t …

Laptops

9to5Toys Last Call: Apple Watch Series 2 $170 off, MacBook Air $790, Seagate 4TB Hard Drive $70, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>9to5Toys Lunch Break delivers the best deals every day of the week at 12:30PM EST. This includes price drops …

Apple

Save up to $250 on the current-gen MacBook Air, priced from $790

Oh no! This offer has already expired.<p>While you may have missed out here, we have so many more great deals to share with you! To make sure you don't miss any more offers like this one, join our mailing list and follow us on Twitter.<p>Follow Us<p>for up to the minute updates on new deals and reviews.<p>Join …

Gear & Gadgets

WPBeginner Build a Better Blog Giveaway (Free Macbook Air + Ultimate Blogger Toolkit)

Today is the 1 year anniversary of my 26th birthday – I will be 26 forever One of my birthday wishes this year is to help 1 lucky individual take …

MacBook

Geek Daily Deals Oct. 2, 2017: Handy USB Port Expander for $8; Instant Pot Multi-Cooker for $60!

Geek Daily Deals on a handy USB port expander that rotates to fit wherever you need it. Join the Instant Pot cooking revolution and get the 6-quart …

Cooking

On The Road: 12 Best Mobile Office EDC Essentials

Pomodoro Timer App<p>One of the nice things about offices is that they’re places of work and nothing more (don’t be fooled by the ping-pong tables, …

For Men

Security study finds old or improperly updated Macs in limited danger from EFI attack vectors

A new study postulates that Apple's lack of transparency about firmware updates could be lulling users and system administrators into a false sense …

Information Security

Why you shouldn’t buy Wowcher’s £179 MacBook

<b>Eye-catching bargains and discounts hit your inbox all the time, but it pays to double-check what you’re really getting. This week, we’ve spotted a</b> …

Laptops

The Courier - Men's Leather Messenger Briefcase

Throughout ancient history (and probably yesterday), runners have competed against homing pigeons, smoke signals, and riders on horseback to deliver …

Shopping

$99 device transforms your MacBook Air into a touchscreen laptop

It’s OK, you can admit it: you wish Apple would make a laptop with a touchscreen. The company is known for flip-flopping all the time, but Apple has …

Laptops

OWC's Aura SSDs Not Working With macOS High Sierra, Fix Coming Soon

Some Mac owners who have replaced their machine's storage with Aura SSDs from OWC are not able to install macOS High Sierra at this time due to an incompatibility issue that prevents the update from successfully converting the drives to the new APFS format.<p>The Aura SSDs show up as "Rotational" …

iOS

Great deals: Bose QC (40% off), Apple MacBook (31% off), iPads (28% off) & Amazon Kindles

As a traveller, I keep on the use of technology all the time. And some of my key friends in publishing this blog and keeping my life running are my …

MacBook

Best of 9to5Toys: Nike 20% off, Twelve South iPhone 8 accessory giveaway, iPad sales, more

<b>In this week’s Best of 9to5Toys:</b> Nike takes an extra 20% off popular styles, Twelve South iPhone 8 accessory giveaway, iPad discounts and more!<p>Nike’s 20% clearance promotion is one our favorite fashion deals, and it only comes around one every six weeks or so. If you need some new workout gear for …

IPhone 8

Chuwi LapBook Air pre-orders start, shipping in a few weeks

If could get a handsome laptop with the best specs you could get on a tight budget, would you mind that it looks like an already existing product? …

Tablets

9to5Toys Last Call: 13-inch MacBook Pro 256GB $199 off, 9.7-inch iPad Wi-Fi + LTE $385, Apple Watch Dock $9, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>9to5Toys Lunch Break delivers the best deals every day of the week at 12:30PM EST. This includes price drops …

Apple

Green Deals: Ryobi 14-inch 40V Cordless Electric Chainsaw $169, more

Home Depot offers the Ryobi 14-inch 40V Brushless Cordless Electric Chainsaw for <b>$169 shipped</b>. That’s a $30 savings off the regular price and the best offer available. It’s time to start cleaning up your yard and prepping for winter. Ryobi’s electric chainsaw provides 40V of power and a cordless …

MacBook

iPhone 8 faster than a Core i5 13-inch MacBook Pro in Geekbench; leaves Samsung S8 for dead

We noted in our iPhone 8 review that the Geekbench scores of the new iPhone were equivalent to a MacBook Pro.<p>To put it simply, the iPhone 8 line has a MacBook Pro Intel level processor inside.<p>Fresh tests provide a direct comparison to prove the point – and show the astonishing performance lead the …

Apple

9to5Toys Last Call: 13″ MacBook Air $790, TP-Link Smart Home Sale, MacBook Stand $22, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>9to5Toys Lunch Break delivers the best deals every day of the week at 12:30PM EST. This includes price drops …

Apple

Green Deals: Sun Joe 10-inch 8A Electric Pole Saw $69, more

Home Depot offers the Sun Joe 10-inch 8A Electric Pole Chain Saw for <b>$69 shipped</b>. That’s a $31 savings off the original price, down $10 from the lowest we’ve seen it go at Amazon and the best offer available. As we head towards fall there will inevitably be tree branches that need trimmed and yard …

Shopping