James GalbraithMacworld

James is the director of Macworld Lab.

WD My Passport Slim

My Passport Slim review: Solid 1TB portable hard drive, but nothing flashy

Western Digital's portable My Passport Slim is a USB 3 hard drive priced at $100.

Angelbird SSD2go

SSD2go review: Speedy portable solid-state drive available in an array of colors

Angelbird's SSD2go is a fast performer and you can customize the case colors to match your personality.

Capo 3 review: Learning a new song? This Mac app's here to help

If you're trying to figure out how to play a song that's in your iTunes library, Capo 3 makes it fun and easy.

Scanner buying guide 2013: Find the right scanner for your needs

Scanners have remained popular peripherals by evolving with the times. Here's how to pick out the best document or desktop scanner this holiday season.

Fact or fiction: What affects Wi-Fi speed?

From nearby microwaves to antennas boosters made from cardboard and tin foil, Macworld Lab discovers what really helps or hurts Wi-Fi signals.

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: A tale of two laptops

Apple offers two standard configurations of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and the benchmarks tell very difference stories for each one.

2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: Thinner, lighter, and faster never hurts

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

mBack review: Hard drive cleverly hides behind your iMac

mLogic's hard drive is designed to mount of an iMac or Apple display stand.

Benchmarks: Upgraded graphics boost new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Macworld Lab has test results for the new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro laptops.

Get to know OS X Mavericks: Under the hood

A lot of the changes in OS X Mavericks are about the visible look and feel. But others are less obvious. Here's what has changed in terms of performance and power management.

Six iPhones tested, and they can't agree on magnetic north

Readings that vary by 20-plus degrees make the iPhone less useful than a $15 compass.

Benchmarks: 'Ultimate' iMac gets boost from PCIe flash storage, faster CPU

Macworld Lab tested a custom-to-order iMac with a Fusion Drive and a 3.5GHz quad-core Core i7 processor.

iMac review: Modest gains for the new entry-level Haswell iMac

While the jump in performance isn't huge, the $1299 iMac is still a good bargain computer.

Monoprice Glass Panel Pro review: Affordable alternative to Apple display

Monoprice's new display uses high-quality IPS panels.

Benchmarks: iPhone 5s lives up to the hype

Apple made some lofty claims about the A7 processor in the iPhone 5s. Our benchmarks show that Apple was right.