James GalbraithMacworld

James is the director of Macworld Lab.

Review: New Mac mini offers an attractive bang for the buck

If you prefer a Mac desktop computer to a laptop, and/or you don’t want to be confined to the glossy 21.5- or 27-inch displays that come with the iMac, the Mac mini is a capable system for most tasks.

Lab Tested: 2012 Mac mini gets a nice speed boost

Macworld Lab has benchmark results on the new Mac mini models.

Lab Tested: Ultimate 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Macworld Lab customized a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro to create an ultimate performance configuration. How does it match up against Apple's other laptops?

Lab Tested: 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro benefits from flash storage

Macworld Lab has benchmark results on the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.

Measure Mac performance with Speedmark 8

Learn more about Speedmark 8, Macworld Lab's benchmark suite for testing Mac performance.

All Speedmark 8 scores

Benchmark results of all the Macs Macworld Lab as tested with Speedmark 8.

Review Roundup: 27-inch displays

The Macworld Lab took a look at three new 27-inch displays, and though they share a few common features, they also have some very substantial differences.

Review: Samsung SyncMaster T27B750ND does double-duty as a TV

The SyncMaster T27B750ND 27-inch display offers a ton of interesting features not usually found in a computer display.

Review: Dell UltraSharp U2713HM a nonglossy alternative to Apple's displays

If you're looking for a reasonably priced, high-resolution 27-inch display, and you prefer antiglare screens, the Dell U2713HM is a great choice.

Review: Affordable Dell S2740L display compromises on resolution

Dell's S2740L display uses high-quality components, but its resolution is considerably lower than that of other 27-inch displays.

The iPhone 5's problem with purple haze

The Web is filled with reports about the iPhone 5's camera and problems with extremely bright lighting. Macworld Lab took some pictures to see what the hullabaloo is all about.

Lab Tests: How long does the iPhone 5's battery last?

When the Macworld Lab tested the battery life of the new iPhone 5, we found it was good--but not as good as in previous models.

Lab Tests: iPhone 5 leaves old iPhones in the dust

Macworld Lab ran benchmarks on the new iPhone 5. The results a very impressive.

Lab Tests: iOS 6 and iOS 5 performance differences

Does iOS 6 perform faster than iOS 5? Macworld Lab ran a series of tests on several iOS devices. Find out the results.

LaCie 2Big NAS offers 6TB of network storage

While not the fastest NAS (network-attached storage) device we’ve tested, the LaCie 2Big NAS was fairly simple to use and offers nice variety of features, including remote access using a browser or the LaCie MyNAS iOS app.