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Mac Mania: Cruising toward home

MacMania 8, the Mac-themed cruise co-produced by Macworld, is motoring to a close. Our on-board correspondent Shawn King reports on the latest from the Mediterranean.


MacMania 8: At sea at last

Shawn King reports in from the MacMania 8 cruise in the Mediterranean Sea.


Mac Mania 8: The journey begins

It’s time for another Mac Mania cruise, where Mac users join experts for a voyage of discovery about the software and hardware we all love. This time, we’ve charted a course around the Eastern Mediterranean, with Your Mac Life host...


Curacao, canals, and converting video

From MacMania 7, Jason Snell checks in on Curacao, visits the Pananma Canal, and still finds time to sit in on assorted Mac-centric classes on board the MS Volendam.


Leopard looms off Aruba

The latest MacMania cruise has set sail from Fort Lauderdale, on its way to the Panama Canal. Jason Snell checks in with adventures from the beaches of the Bahamas and Aruba -- with a little Leopard thrown in for good measure.


Cruising for cameras

Rob Griffiths returns from a week aboard MacMania VI convinced that it's time to upgrade to a digital SLR camera.


Homeward bound

After a short stay in Victoria, Rob Griffiths heads home after a week aboard an Aperture-focused MacMania cruise.


A cool dive in a dry suit

Rob Griffiths goes snorkeling in 50-degree water and then heads off to an Automator class taught by Apple's Sal Soghoian. It's just another day in the life of a MacMania cruiser.


Ketchikan, if you can

MacMania VI continues its tour of Alaska, with a stop in Ketchikan.


Going on a glacier safari

Rob Griffiths tackles a MacMania cruiser's Safari question before tackling Hubbard Glacier with a Nikon D40X digital SLR.


Juneau, you know

Rob Griffiths and his fellow MacMania cruisers take time off from their on-board studies to visit the Alaskan capital.


Cruising with Leopard

MacMania VI gets ever closer to Juneau, Alaska, as Rob Griffiths struggles with how to teach a class on an operating system that isn't shipping yet.


Breezing to Juneau

Rob Griffiths checks in as the MacMania VI cruise passes the coast of the Queen Charlotte Islands heading toward Juneau.


MacMania VI sails from Seattle

As some of you may recall, I spent a week last fall on MacMania V, a Geek Cruise through the western Caribbean. This time, I’m writing to you from MacMania VI, headed north to Alaska from Seattle. Joining me this time, as...


Playlist on the high seas

A couple weeks ago, Rob Griffiths and I spent a week aboard the MS Veendam as part of MacMania V —a combination of a Mac conference and A Western Caribbean cruise. We taught classes on a variety of topics, such as maintaining...


All ashore

MacMania V has returned, and Rob Griffiths reflects on a week spent visiting new places and meeting new Mac fanatics.


My week on a Geek Cruise

Macworld's Dan Frakes explains to landlubbers exactly what it's like to ride the seas on a Mac Mania cruise.


Guatemala, Mexico, and Mac horror stories

Macworld's Rob Griffith reports on the latest from MacMania V, with stops in both Guatemala and Mexico.


Photo gallery: Ashore in Guatemala, Mexico

Rob Griffiths and Dan Frakes share their photos as MacMania V docks in Mexico and Guatemala.


The case for cruising

Dan Frakes is on his first MacMania cruise. And after a few days on board the ship, he's gotten a sense of what a Geek Cruise is really all about.


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