Is Steve Jobs Preparing His Farewell?

Steve Jobs is leaving Apple. Not tomorrow, but probably very soon. That's why he started to say good bye today, doing something more important than just presenting new MacBooks, MacBook Pros, and an updated MacBook Air. » 10/14/11 6:31pm 10/14/11 6:31pm

Giz Bingo Winner Is Now One Pizza Happier

Free pizza. Yummy. Along with free beer, life really doesn't get any better than free pizza. Which is precisely what Maximillian Hill, the winner of Gizmodo's MacBook Event Bingo » 11/11/08 8:25am 11/11/08 8:25am, got last week: A large pizza with italian sausage and extra cheese. Maximillian sent us the bingo at exactly October 14, 10:30 AM east…

MacBook Post-Mortem Rumor Review: Hindsight is 20/20

If today's Apple Event, like last time » 10/14/08 6:24pm 10/14/08 6:24pm, left a little taste of letdown in the mouths of the fervent, the reason why is now clear: we knew every detail of every announcement before Jobs could even prime the cylinders of the Apple Event Reality Distortion Field generator, yet alone fire it up. Some surfaced in the last…

Cranky Windows Guy: Apple Laptops Still Too Damned Expensive May Not…

As you may be aware, I'm a Windows guy. I'm not diehard about it, however. When the time comes for me to get a new laptop in the next year or so, I'll be open to switching, making me Apple's target market. But there's one big reason that is holding me back from making that switch: price. Apple's laptops are expensive… » 10/14/08 2:16pm 10/14/08 2:16pm

Next-Generation MacBook Ditches Plastic, Becomes MacBook Pro Mini

Joining the MacBook Pro, Apple's MacBooks, their best-selling mac ever, also received a complete hardware re-tooling today, with rejuvenated hardware packed inside a brand-new aluminum case, thus putting one of the final stakes in the heart of white and black plastic in the computer line (the original plastic… » 10/14/08 1:39pm 10/14/08 1:39pm

Apple's New 24-Inch LED Cinema Display With iSight is $899

As it turns out, the last minute rumor was correct about Apple adding a 24-inch Cinema Display to their stable of 20, 23 and 30 inch versions. The twist here is that the new version adds an LED backlight and built-in iSight with mic, 1920x1200 resolution, built-in stereo speakers, and 3 port usb hub. Plus the… » 10/14/08 1:39pm 10/14/08 1:39pm

New MacBooks Get Glass Trackpads 4-finger Multitouch, No Buttons, and…

One of the biggest new features in the new MacBooks that Apple just unveiled is the glass trackpad, one that ditches the button in favor of turning the entire trackpad into a button. It also works with a bunch of new gestures, using up to four fingers to make doing things like switching between applications and… » 10/14/08 1:30pm 10/14/08 1:30pm

MacBook Pro 2008 Is Apple's Most Boomtastic Notebook Ever

The new MacBook Pro 2008 is, at last, the worthy successor to the mythical PowerBook Titanium. From its new design-with an iMac-style glass screen, smooth Air-style surfaces, and no-button trackpad-to its guts-with new processors and both an Nvidia GeForce 9400M and 9600M GT-it's a pretty impressive machine. Full specs … » 10/14/08 1:23pm 10/14/08 1:23pm

New MacBook 2008 Event Bingo: Play and Win Free Pizza

The new MacBook 2008 line-up. Oh yes. At last, after all this endless waiting, we are just a few hours away from the Apple MacBook 2008 event in which His Steveness will show the new wonderbooks to the world. We have already told you what to expect and showed you how the MacBook Pro looks like, but until tomorrow… » 10/14/08 12:48pm 10/14/08 12:48pm

Last Minute Photos Show MacBook Pro 2008 Curviness

With just three hours to go, the explosion of leaked shots and last-minute rumors continues. However, if you didn't had enough with those and our crystal-clear MacBook Pro 15-inch mock-up , here are even more real crystal-clear images that show the top and bottom of the MacBook Pro 2008. » 10/14/08 10:17am 10/14/08 10:17am

Last Minute MacBook Rumors: Entire Glass Trackpad Is a Button, Pro Has …

John Gruber, who foretold the Oct. 14 event many moons ago » 10/14/08 8:36am 10/14/08 8:36am, has just dropped what appears to be . Besides confirming , he confirms what I thought when I saw there wasn't a separate mouse button—the entire trackpad (which is glass, as ) is a button, kind of like . You just push it down, it clicks. Two bits on the Pro…

Microsoft Responds to New MacBooks, Just Says "Apple Tax" Eight Times

In an email of talking points circulated by Microsoft spokespeople, the company addresses the various rumors » 10/14/08 6:14am 10/14/08 6:14am about today's new MacBooks, preemptively claiming that they will be overpriced, underspec'd and locked down. They offer charts comparing the feature lists of similarly priced Windows and Mac notebooks and make…

New MacBook Pro 2008 Mock-Up Lights My Credit Card On Fire

Here's a crystal clear image of the new MacBook Pro 2008. At least, if you trust yesterday's alleged spy shot. I created it using that image as a guide for those of you too impatient to wait until tomorrow's Apple event, like myself. » 10/14/08 2:37am 10/14/08 2:37am

Just like it happened , let's hope this one is also right on the money. Why?…

Spyshot Shows What Looks to Be The New MacBook Pro

As is always the case, this undercover iPhone pic of what appears to be the new MacBook Pro is too blurry to rule for sure one way or the other. But as far as spyshots go, this one's looking pretty solid. And just like with the presumed-fake-and-then-verified-true iPod nano leaked pics from last time (coincidentally… » 10/13/08 10:53pm 10/13/08 10:53pm