Should You Use Parallels or Boot Camp?

Cameron MacGregor writes:

I recently purchased my first ever Mac. It’s a mid-2012 13-inch MacBook Pro (non-Retina) with a Core i7 and 8 GB of RAM. I plan to upgrade the RAM to 16 GB. I also have a desktop PC running Windows 7 Pro.

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Photo Storage Solutions for Mac and Beyond

LockerGnome reader Alexander Ashe writes:

What is the best way to store images? Should I let an application such as iPhoto or Aperture take care of the storing of my images, or should I use a simple folder-naming convention — or possibly something else, entirely? …continue reading

MacBook Pro Vs. MacBook Air

Anson Tam writes:

I am heading into university next year and I am going to purchase a new MacBook for school. I am having trouble deciding between the MacBook Pro models or the MacBook Air …continue reading

Should You Wait for a Second Generation MacBook Pro with Retina?

Max Loubet writes:

So a little earlier I emailed you about whether I should get a 2.7 GHz or 2.6 GHz Retina MacBook Pro, however, I was wondering if I should even get one. My question is: do you think Apple will refresh the 15″ …continue reading

How to Improve Video Performance on Your Retina MacBook Pro

Jared Kosanovic writes:

I have a question about your MacBook Pro with Retina display. I bought one last October (15 inch), which was a significant upgrade over my old black MacBook. You uploaded a video talking about the new 13 inch MacBook Pro with Retina …continue reading

What to Do if You Spill Liquid on a MacBook Pro

Ryan Collins asks:

I was using my MacBook Pro the other day and I had a drink near it. I know, this was a very bad idea. My dogs were playing and they ran into the table, which caused the drink to spell all over …continue reading

iPen 2 Brings a Stylus to the iMac, iPad, and More

Using a stylus with an iMac, Apple Cinema Display, or any other flat glass panel display has long been a dream of artists and other creative individuals hoping to gain some added functionality out of their favorite computer. Unfortunately, Apple has yet to make a …continue reading

Should You Buy AppleCare?

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at LockerGnome is whether or not AppleCare is worth buying. Should you buy it for a MacBook? How about an iPhone or iPod touch? What makes AppleCare worth the asking price?

AppleCare is one of the …continue reading

ScreenFlow 4 Review

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Pointing your camera at your computer is so old school when you’re trying to screencast. These days there’s software to take care of that, and if you …continue reading

Would You Be More Inclined to Buy a Mac Made in the US?

Apple made a remarkable announcement this week. It plans to spend $100 million in order to bring production of its Mac products back to the US. Regardless of your sentiment towards Apple and its products, more jobs in the US could be a very good …continue reading