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Giving the gift of speed: The SSD upgrade

Not everyone can afford to replace an old slow Mac with a speedy new one. Consider an upgrade that makes a big difference--a solid state drive.

The best and worst Macs for upgrades and repairs

Believe it or not, upgradeability, durability, and repairability are parts of Apple’s DNA. Over the years, most Macs have lived up to that legacy, while others have fallen a little—or a lot—short. Here's a look at the best and worst Macs ever when it comes to repairability and upgradeability.

Lab Tested: The ramifications of additional memory on a Mac

When you think you need more RAM, you may be right, but read out helpful little guide to get a better idea of why you might and how much you might need.

When you finally move to Mountain Lion

Finally getting around to upgrading the Mac OS? Chris Breen points out the obvious differences you'll feel at first.