Macworld Lab tested different daisy-chain scenarios to find out if certain devices and device placement affects performance. The results are surprising.
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.
In this guide, we'll take a look at the different ways you can connect devices to Thunderbolt.
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.
Take your at-home photo printing up a notch in terms of quality or print size.
Apogee Jam is the first product to support the iPhone 4—and use the dock connector instead of the headphone jack.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Musicians of all levels can plug in their gear play along with GarageBand for iPad.
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With the performance reports of the new standard-configuration MacBook Airs already posted, the Macworld Lab has turned its attention to benchmarking some optional, build-to-order (BTO) configurations of Apple’s latest line of ultra-portable computers.
Macworld Lab has received and benchmarked every standard configuration of the new Core i5 MacBook Airs released last week. We’ve found that the new processors push the Airs to new performance heights.
Macworld Lab has received both models of the new Mac mini unveiled on Wednesday. The new Mac mini comes with Lion and new Core i5 processors, and our benchmark results show a great leap in processor performance from the previous generation.