Articles By Tom Yager

MacBook Pro – a great notebook gets even better

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro is faster, runs longer on a charge, doubles the memory capacity, and adds an SD card slot. It also has a gorgeous wide-gamut display and a lower price.

Published on: July 8th, 2009 Tom Yager

iPhone, BlackBerry Curve win out in smartphone showdown

Enterprises and professionals looking to purchase new mobile devices can make choices, as consumers do, based on the first couple of weeks of positive hype and buzz. But unlike consumers, professionals' investment in

Published on: May 5th, 2009 Tom Yager

Eight easy ways to protect your iPhone from thieves and vandals

As someone who's been around the block a few times with mobile technology, I get a kick out of lengthy treatises on the practices one should follow to keep the information on your

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Tom Yager

MacBook Pro – now with full body armour

Apple has done a complete and meaningful redesign of its top-selling commercial notebook, the MacBook Pro, for durability, serviceability, energy efficiency, and eco-consciousness. A one-piece, rigid, machined aluminum frame (“unibody”) forms the MacBook

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Tom Yager

The best Mac you can buy

The Santa Rosa MacBook Pro, named for the Intel Core 2 Duo chip set used in the notebook, became available in June, but I wasn't prepared to issue a final judgment until now.

Published on: November 28th, 2007 Tom Yager

Mac OSX Leopard – It’s hard to outdo perfection

No one is unhappy with Mac OS X Version 10.4, known as Tiger. OS X is not an application platform (I bristle at using the term "operating system" for OS X; I explain

Published on: November 22nd, 2007 Tom Yager