James GalbraithMacworld

James is the director of Macworld Lab.

Wormhole Switch bridges Mac and PC with one keyboard, mouse

Sharing files, folders, keyboards and mice between two Macs, a PC and a Mac, or two PCs has never been easier. There are other screen sharing software packages around, but I doubt any are as easy to setup and use as the JUC400.

Hands on with the DigiTech iPB-10 guitar effects pedalboard

Programmable guitar pedalboard features tons of effects, lots of fun

LaCie's Thunderbolt SSD combines speed, portability

It only works with Thunderbolt-equipped Macs, but for those who can use it, the LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Edition 240GB SSD packs a big performance punch in a small package.

Thunderbolt: How devices affect each other on a daisy chain

Macworld Lab tested different daisy-chain scenarios to find out if certain devices and device placement affects performance. The results are surprising.

Buying guide: External desktop hard drives

Mac's hard drive near capacity? Time to add more storage. Here's our guide to help you buy a new external desktop hard drive.

How to connect to Thunderbolt

In this guide, we'll take a look at the different ways you can connect devices to Thunderbolt.

New MacBook Pros (Late 2011) feature updates that boost performance and value

Last week's low-key MacBook Pro updates won't cause any buyer's remorse for anyone who bought the laptops introduced earlier this year. But if you've got an older model, these latest MacBook Pros introduce processor and graphics improvements that make already attractive portables an even greater value than before.

Epson Stylus Photo R2000 wide-format printer delivers outstanding images

Take your at-home photo printing up a notch in terms of quality or print size.

Apogee Jam guitar interface lets you rock through your dock

Apogee Jam is the first product to support the iPhone 4—and use the dock connector instead of the headphone jack.

Review: Apple's Thunderbolt Display a compelling device for 2011 MacBook Air

For owners of the 2011 MacBook Air, the Thunderbolt Display is a fantastic way to get iMac-like features while still being able to walk away with one of the lightest laptops available. If your Mac has Thunderbolt, FireWire 800, and gigabit ethernet, the case for buying the comparatively inflexible Thunderbolt display is a little less compelling.

First Look: Apple Thunderbolt Display

The Apple Thunderbolt Display may just be the most clever display ever. Macworld Lab received the new display Friday morning, and immediately we set out to test the new features. What we found is that this display is a great example of the versatility of Thunderbolt.

Even more Thunderbolt results

Macworld Lab has done more Thunderbolt testing. We look at Lion versus Snow Leopard performance, MacBook Air performance, and update our eSATA comparison results using a 6Gbps ExpressCard from StarTech.

Macworld's new Speedmark 7 benchmark suite

Now that the Mac OS has entered the Lion era, its time to bring Macworld’s overall system performance test suite, Speedmark, up to date. With this latest version, Speedmark 7, we’ve updated all of the applications to their current versions, increased files sizes that some tests use, and changed our 3D game test to a more recent title.

Playing nice with GarageBand for iPad

Musicians of all levels can plug in their gear play along with GarageBand for iPad.

Review: Gemini FirstMix Controller

Want to be a DJ? Gemini First Mix is an easy and fun way to learn the basics and rock your next house party.