• Slideshow

    ITworld cartoons 2014: The year in geek humor

    Posted July 4, 2014 - 7:30 am

    Each week, ITworld's Phil Johnson pokes fun at the tech world's top news and newsmakers
  • Apple reported to be working on ARM-powered Macs

    Posted May 28, 2014 - 4:07 pm

    A French site says yes, but it's an unproven source and leaves a lot of unanswered questions.
  • Chromebooks are the new Swiss Army Knives [CARTOON]

    Posted January 3, 2014 - 7:30 am

    Is there anything a Chromebook can’t do?
  • Free Tiny Death Star app for iOS available in US app store

    Posted November 7, 2013 - 5:31 pm

    The free Star Wars app Tiny Death Star is now available in the US app store. Plus: Should you buy a Macbook Pro or a Macbook Air? And sex and Apple's app store.
  • Four ways OS X Mavericks will save your MacBook's battery

    Posted June 19, 2013 - 3:47 pm

    A few clever software tricks make all the difference.
  • Deal Nerd Picks: $280 off Apple MacBook Retina, 46% off Vizio Tablet, 55" LG LED SMART TV, more

    Posted March 15, 2013 - 10:13 am

    Today's scientifically proven hottest deal is on Apple's new MacBook Pro 13.3-inch laptop, complete with awe-inspiring Retina display with an unheard of $280 savings. Don't miss the chance to grab a sleek Vizio 8-inch Android tablet for 46% off, as it made it on LogicBuy's Best Tablet Deal roundup, or snag a gorgeous 55" LG 55LM8600 LED 3D 240Hz HDTV with 6 pairs of 3D glasses for just $1,389.99.
  • Don't fear the touchscreen MacBook

    Posted February 23, 2013 - 8:40 am

    If you're just tuning in, please update your most-rumored-Apple-device status board to "watch." Repeat: "watch" is the current rumor, having replaced "low-cost iPhone," which in turn replaced "high-cost television."
  • Firmware updates address MacBook battery issues

    Posted January 31, 2013 - 10:42 am

    Apple on Wednesday unveiled three firmware updates designed to address issues with older batteries in its MacBook line of laptop computers.
  • Free MacBook vending machine dispenses quick computing at Drexel University

    Posted January 19, 2013 - 8:25 am

    Students at Drexel University in Philadelphia now have a potentially GPA-saving option if they have a sudden need for a laptop -- an automated kiosk that dispenses MacBooks.
  • If Tim Cook recapped Apple's 2012

    Posted December 20, 2012 - 12:05 pm

    The Apple CEO’s (hypothetical) holiday letter to family and friends, recapping the company’s eventful 2012
  • Apple MacBooks lead in laptop features and reliability

    Posted December 19, 2012 - 12:29 pm

    The world of laptops continues to be dominated by Apple, which had the highest scores in almost all satisfaction measurements in our 2012 reader survey of satisfaction, reliability, and service. With a mere 6 percent of those polled reporting any significant problem with their Apple machine, users also gave top marks to almost all aspects of their MacBooks. Only in design, the number of ports, and performance for the price did readers award Apple-like scores to Windows PC makers.
  • My holiday tech wish list... for 1982

    Posted December 6, 2012 - 10:41 am

    Need to get a gift for a 40-something geek? How about one of 1982’s newest tech gadgets?
  • Live tweeting the Apple iPad mini announcement

    Posted October 23, 2012 - 10:56 am

    Apple announced a whole bunch of new (some of it smaller) stuff for you to spend your hard earned money on today. I tweeted about it as it happened. Here's how it went.
  • Apple releases Power Nap-enabling firmware updates for recent MacBooks

    Posted July 26, 2012 - 2:16 pm

    With Mountain Lion, Apple includes a Power Nap feature that allows recent SSD-equipped MacBooks to perform certain jobs while asleep, including backing up to Time Machine, checking for email messages, and performing some iCloud synchronization tasks. But owners of some MacBook Airs (2011 or newer) and retina display MacBook Pro models found Power Nap conspicuous in its absence when Mountain Lion was first released.
  • The Nifty MiniDrive lets you increase your MacBook's storage space the easy way

    Posted July 17, 2012 - 8:35 pm

    The Nifty MiniDrive is, well, nifty, to say the very least. With sixteen days left to go, this Kickstarter project can only be described as 'wildly successful'--it's currently over 2410 percent funded. But, then again, given the fact that the Nifty MiniDrive lets MacBook users get around the usage of those troublesome external hard disk drives, was there any doubt that the project would be a hit?
  • How to maximize battery-life when you travel

    Posted July 14, 2012 - 7:35 am

    Admit it: Your carry-on bag is stuffed full of digital gear you can’t bear to leave at home. Not only will your iPhone, iPad, or MacBook keep you entertained while en route, they’ll make great navigation, research, and photo tools once you’ve reached your destination. But keeping these devices charged up when you’re constantly on-the-go or stuck in the air can be a challenge. But there are a few things you can do to extend battery life and save power.
  • Students: has Apple got a MacBook and iPad deal for you!

    Posted June 23, 2012 - 7:03 am

    While some students are still waiting to be released from classes, Apple has begun offering back-to-school discounts on its MacBook and iPad.
  • Storing files on your camera card

    Posted June 9, 2012 - 7:25 am

    Reader Derrick Cliff has need of quick and dirty storage. He writes:
  • Transfer email from one Mac to another

    Posted June 2, 2012 - 7:35 am

    On-the-go reader Wally Bock would like to move his email from here to there. He writes:
  • Top 10 hybrid gadgets to rival the toaster-fridge

    Posted May 26, 2012 - 7:35 am

    Tim Cook dismissed the idea of combining a MacBook and iPad, but how would he feel about these creative combinations? Here's our collection of hybrid gadgets, from the TV Tank to the iPod dock toilet paper holder. (It's real...).
  • Apple breaks Microsoft's 'lock' on enterprise workers, argues analyst

    Posted January 26, 2012 - 5:55 pm

    The iPhone may have opened the door for Apple in the enterprise, but it was the one-two punch of the iPad and revamped MacBook Air in 2010 that really did the trick, an analyst said today.
  • MacBook, Mac mini get firmware updates

    Posted January 25, 2012 - 2:39 pm

    We mentioned MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.5 in our round-up of product news on Tuesday. But the software update for mid-2010 13-inch MacBook Pros wasn't the only firmware release to come out of Cupertino this week.
  • Video

    Maybe the unemployed should buy an iPad

    Posted April 20, 2011 - 9:50 am

    Wait, I thought Apple gear was responsible for unemployment...
  • Apple planning major product launch next week

    Posted February 19, 2011 - 9:37 pm

    A refreshed lineup of MacBook Pro laptops may debut next week, according to a Friday report by AppleInsider. Citing the ever-chatty "people familiar with the matter," the Apple-oriented blog says that Cupertino is mulling whether to launch the updated notebooks before the end of February. If so, Apple is running out of time to issue party invites.
  • Apple to refresh MacBook Pro line?

    Posted January 27, 2011 - 3:44 pm

    Speculation is mounting that Apple is about to refresh the MacBook Pro line-up after reports suggested that stock of the 15in and 17in models is running low.
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