James GalbraithMacworld

James is the director of Macworld Lab.

iPhone 3G and 3GS battery test: iOS 3 vs. iOS 4

How does iOS 4 affect battery life in the iPhone 3G and 3GS? Macworld Lab has the results.

Test results: iPhone 4 battery life

Just how much longer does the iPhone 4's battery last over its predecessor? Macworld Lab put the phone to the test, and Lab Director James Galbraith has the results.

Iomega announces new and updated drives

Iomega and Skin Industries team up for edgy new line of portable hard drives.

Benchmarks: New 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo Mac mini

Though the biggest changes to the new Mac mini may be external, there are a few under-the-hood improvements that helped boost the system’s performance in our Speedmark 6 test suite.

MacBook/2.4GHz (Mid 2010)

With its faster processor, improved graphics and longer battery life, the MacBook makes an attractive option for budget conscious laptop shoppers. Performance-wise, the MacBook isn’t different from the 13-inch 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro.

Benchmarks: New built-to-order MacBook Pros

We were able to get our hands on a few built-to-order laptops: a 15-inch MacBook Pro with twice the standard RAM and a faster spinning hard drive; and a 17-inch model with an optional i7 processor. We put them though their paces and found that these optional upgrades, not surprisingly, improved overall performance. Whether they’re worth the additional cost is debatable.

Epson unveils $100 wireless multifunction for home users

The Stylus NX420, Epson's latest value multifunction printer for home use, offers Wi-Fi.

Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro/2.53GHz (Core i5, Spring 2010)

The new 17-inch MacBook Pro offers better performance, a little more battery life, and costs $200 less than the system it replaces. If you're in the market for a laptop with a larger screen, Apple has definitely improved upon past offerings with this configuration.

Epson introduces new WorkForce 520 all-in-one inkjet

Epson's new WorkForce 520 is a new business-oriented inkjet multifunction printer.

Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro (Spring 2010)

The new 15-inch MacBook Pros leave little to complain about. offering better application performance, better battery life and very similar pricing.

Benchmarks: New 13-inch MacBook Pros

While Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pros have faster processors, the performance boost over its predecessors is subtle.

Benchmarks: 15-inch 2.4GHz Core i5 MacBook Pro

We have benchmarks on the new $1799 entry-level 15-inch model with a 2.4GHz Core i5 processor, and our test results show a dramatic improvement over the $1699 Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro it replaces.

Spotlight on the MacBook Pro's improved graphics

The new graphics found in the MacBook Pro should make these laptop significantly faster at graphics-intensive tasks, while also increasing battery life.

iPad battery tests and application performance

Macworld Lab takes a look at the iPad's battery life and application performance.

Chillingo rushes into iPad gaming scene with 14 titles

Chillingo on Friday released an impressive 14 titles for Apple’s new portable device.