James GalbraithMacworld

James is the director of Macworld Lab.

NEC EA244UHD

MultiSync EA244UHD review: 4K display's wide color gamut ideal for production

The EA244UHD may be expensive, but when connected to a new Mac Pro over Mini DisplayPort, its pixel-doubled resolution can provide you the desktop “retina display” experience not available from an Apple display.

Capo touch

Capo touch 2.0 review: Use your iPad to learn how to play your favorite songs

Capo touch’s ability to slow down or speed up music, raise or lower the key, and loop regions can help musicians at all skill levels learn and practice new songs.

HP Z Display Z27i

Buying guide: The best computer display

What should you look for in a new display? Our guide has the lowdown on what specs to look for.

MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro (Mid 2014) review: Update offers slightly better CPU performance

If you have an older laptop, the latest MacBook Pro could give you a nice little speed bump. But if your MacBook Pro is more recent, that bump won't warrant an upgrade.

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Mid-2014 iMac review: lower price, way lower performance

For many everyday computing chores, the new low-end iMac could be fine. Just be sure you know what you are (and aren't) getting.

21 inch imac 2014

Lab Tested: New 21-inch 1.4GHz Core i5 iMac benchmarks

Macworld Lab takes a look at the new iMac Apple released earlier this week.

Asus PB287Q

Asus PB287Q display review: Don't expect miracles from this inexpensive 4K display

It's a solid value at $694, but (no surprise) it pales in comparison to Sharp's $3500 PN-K321.

2014 macbook air

MacBook Air review: A little faster, a little slower, a little more affordable

The new 2014 MacBook Air offers a small speed increase in processor speed, but it's still a good value. (This review has been updated to include the $1099 11-inch MacBook Air with 256GB of flash storage.)

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NEC MultiSync EA274WMi review: Display's 'human sensor' makes it go to sleep

This 27-inch monitor can sense when you're at your desk or not and put itself to sleep or wake up.

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Fun + Thunderbolt = Funderbolt!

Thunderbolt is a technology that you can put to practical good use. This article isn't about those practical good uses.

osx10.9.3 displays

Hands-on: Improved 4K display support in OS X 10.9.3

Apple revamped the Display system preferences so that there are more resolution options for 4k displays.

macbook air

Lab tested: New 2014 MacBook Air benchmarks

Macworld Lab has the new MacBook Air that Apple released last Tuesday. While we saw an improvement in most of our tests, our storage-based test results made us take notice.

Mac Pro Thunderbolt daisy chain

Lab tested: The Mac Pro Daisy Chain Challenge

How many storage devices can we connect to a single Mac Pro? Enough to create a 100TB RAID array.

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Connecting two Macs using Thunderbolt

Macworld Lab took two new Mac Pros and used IP over Thunderbolt to connect the two machines together. How does the file transfer performance compare to gigabit ethernet?

Canon Pixma iP8720

Canon Pixma iP8720 review: Photo printer produces sharp super-sized pics

The Pixma iP8720 is geared towards photography hobbyists who want to print on a grand scale.