Tagged: Macbook pro

A dirty, dusty macbook

The Secret To Fixing Your Hot, Slow Macbook Pro (For Free)

Your Macbook Pro is dirty. The inside is packed with dust and lint, clogging your fan and your air vents, and weighing it down. And it’s slow, and hot, and miserable. Many computer whizzes out there would tell you to grab a can of compressed air, and a Pentalobe P5 screwdriver and clean out your Macbook yourself. There are plenty of tutorials for cleaning your...

13 inch macbook pro with retina display

Applecare Pays for itself Three Times Over

This month has been a horrible one for my mac. Both the logic board, and the battery failed, and my charger broke down as well. But thanks to Apple’s fantastic extended warranty program – Applecare – my computer is better than ever, and it didn’t cost me a cent. Here’s the tale of my nightmare, and how Apple made it as painless as possible....

The Macintosh Is 30. Just how far have we come? (stat comparison)

Happy Birthday Mac! You’ve gotten old, but you look great. I’m normally not so candid with the elderly on their birthday, but I’d just like to reflect on how far you’ve come. By your first birthday, yes you were beautiful, but you were still very immature. Seeing you 30 years later, you’ve really grown. Let’s take a look at exactly how much you’ve changed,...

One non-retina Macbook Pro survives After Apple Revamps Retinas

For those of you fretting, the non-retina ultrathick disk-drived Macbook Pros are still around. There’s just little reason to buy it. One single 13-inch machine is still available, alongside the new retinas. It starts at $1200, but once you start customizing, it easily surpasses the price of the new 13 inch retinas, which now start at $1300.