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Tag Archives: Review

HomePod mini on a desk next to a MacBook Air

[REVIEW] HomePod mini: Functionality to the Max

This last week has been like Christmas for me — a new iPhone 12 Pro Max, an M1-powered MacBook Air, and a HomePod mini. While I've owned iPhones and MacBooks before, the HomePod mini is an entirely new Apple product for me.

OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 on a desk with a 16-inch MacBook Pro

Turbocharging the 16-inch MacBook Pro with the OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU

For many professional users, the release of the new Mac Pro is an answer to a lot of requests for a more powerful and expandable Mac in the Apple lineup. But what about those of us who need the portability of the MacBook Pro and still wish to speed up game frame rates and video processing? Fortunately, there’s an answer to expanding these “non-expandable” machines — the OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU.

2019 16-inch MacBook Pro: First Impressions and Benchmarks

After years of trying to make an iPad or iPad Pro work as a viable MacBook substitute, I finally decided this year that my next work computer would be a MacBook Pro rather than an iMac. Knowing about the keyboard issues with previous MacBook Pros, I also decided that I'd wait until the 16-inch MacBook Pro was released before making the switch from desktop to laptop. I had my order in to Apple for a "fairly loaded" MacBook Pro within minutes after hearing that it was available, and now I've been using the computer for about a week. In this First Impressions post, I'll provide my opinions on the newest MacBook Pro and also provide a few benchmarks showing just how powerful this portable workstation is.

9to5Mac Goes Hands-On with OWC Envoy Pro EX

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMFxzxeAU8A] The OWC Envoy Pro EX pushes the envelope on what you can expect in terms of performance, portability, and price from an external Thunderbolt 3 SSD. Recently, leading Mac site 9to5Mac.com took the Envoy Pro EX for a...

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