The arrival of Apple’s latest MacBook Pro models brings with it a brand-new connection technology called Thunderbolt. And by brand-new, we mean “just announced this morning,” which raises lots of questions about what, exactly, Thunderbolt is and why Apple has chosen to make it a flagship feature of the company’s newest notebooks. Here’s what you need to know about the industry’s latest connection standard.
Dan Frakes spent a few days at Disneyland with his family...and an iPhone. He'll never visit the park the "old way" again.
The MagicWand lets your Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad come together as one.
If you're considering an iPad keyboard case, the Zaggmate iPad Case with Keyboard is a unique option that offers a much better experience than the iPad’s onscreen keyboard when you need to do serious typing. However, the Zaggmate's keys are small and cramped, it doesn’t offer the all-over protection of most other keyboard cases, and its metal edges require good typing form.
MacDropAny is a simple utility that lets you use Dropbox to sync folders outside of your Dropbox folder.
How do you take advantage of the Dropbox application and Web service? Macworld wants to know.
The LA robe Air 11 is a great companion for the 11-inch MacBook Air, offering surprisingly good protection and barely-there weight, letting you stash the Air inside whichever bag or backpack you happen to be carrying.
The Swiftpoint Mouse won't replace your desktop mouse, but in cramped travel quarters, it shines, giving you a usable, comfortable input device that even works on your MacBook's palmrest. The company has even anticipated the biggest obstacles to such use, and has included features and accessories to address them.
If you frequently take screenshots, Desktop Curtain 2 is ideal for staging those shots. It’s also great for helping you focus on a single program when giving presentations or when trying to be productive.
Caffeine is a simple program that keeps your Mac from dozing off when you're not using the cursor or keyboard.
With the 2011 Macworld show in the history books, Dan Frakes takes a look at what the show offered (and what it didn't), and what it means for the future of the Expo.
Mac users with a Mac mini-based home entertainment system may appreciate the upcoming Ultra Mini Keyboard for Mac. It's a compact input device that connects to your Mac via RF.
Radium gives Internet-radio lovers a better interface and more features than iTunes for listening to their favorite stations and programs. It even works with a number of online music services.
We preach the virtues of good backup plans, but readers often ask how we, personally, back up. Here's how Dan Frakes keeps his data safe.
Find Any File brings the simple search interface of the "classic" Mac OS to OS X, and it lets you find files Spotlight doesn't.