Remembering Bruce Fraser

Rick LePage remembers Bruce Fraser, a longtime Macworld contributor who passed away last weekend at the age of 52.

HP Photosmart Pro B9180

Try as we might, we couldn’t come up with any significant defects in the Photosmart Pro B9180. The only thing we didn’t like is how the printer can sometimes crimp one end of very thick paper when fed through the manual-feed slot.

Pigment vs. dye inks - Which is best?

Rick LePage has been testing a bunch of new printers with pigment-based inks and gets the question: Why should anyone care about the type of ink in a printer?

ImagePROGRAF iPF5000 large format printer

Canon’s imagePROGRAF iPF5000 represents a leap forward in the race to develop the ultimate photo printer.

Photo Plus notebook: Leica, LightZone and PrintFIX

Rick LePage looks at Leica's M8, the latest version of LightZone, and a new printer profiling tool for pros looking to get the most out of black-and-white photo printing.

Photo Plus focused on Adobe & Apple competition

Rick LePage hits the Photo Plus East show in New York and finds the the competition between Apple and Adobe heating up.

Five reasons the iPod succeeded

How has Apple been able to sell more than 67 million iPods since introducing the device five years ago? Editor-at-large Rick LePage counts down the reasons -- one for each year of the iPod's existence.

Cruising along the EVDO superhighway

For the past two months, Rick LePage and his MacBook Pro have been happily—and seamlessly—connected to the Web 24/7, no matter where they’ve been. They have been connected, not by hopping on and off available wireless hotspots, but via Novatel’s V640 EVDO card and Verizon’s BroadbandAccess Connect EVDO service.

Irrational Google exuberance

Rick LePage says that while Eric Schmidt's addition to the Apple board is intriguing, it doesn't mean an Apple-Google marriage is in the offing.

Meet the Xeon: Inside the Mac Pro's processor

The dual-core Xeon 5100 is at the heart of Apple's new Mac Pro desktop. Find out more about this chip and what its low power-consumption means for the Mac.

Epson Stylus Pro 4000

In its never-ending quest to stay ahead of Hewlett-Packard and Canon in the photo- printer market, Epson has released the Stylus Pro 4000, a large-format ink-jet printer that improves upon a tradition of excellence most recently found in the Stylus Photo 2200 and the Stylus Pro 7600.