Tag: Macbook Air

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Macbook black magic

I'm really not sure how they did it, but Apple have managed to create a new MacBook that has a bigger screen than the 11-inch Macbook Air, but is smaller and lighter, yet has a full-sized keyboard. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you: the MacBook. A laptop of such stunning beauty that it really took ...

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Nano-progress

I've once again signed up for NaNoWriMo, the annual attempt to write a 50,000-word novel in a single month. To be clear, it's about getting a fairly coherent narrative onto the page, not a perfectly-edited final draft. For me, it's about proving to myself that I can actually follow through and complete a fairly easy ...

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On technology and challenge

I’ve had my new MacBook Air for just a couple of days now, but I can already confirm it’s the best Apple computer I’ve ever owned. It’s small, light, incredibly fast and has a screen and display that is a joy to look at. I’m reflecting on the brief time when I considered getting a Chromebook to replace my ...

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Pretty much painless

Breaking news from Geektown: I’ve just set up my new MacBook Air from scratch in about 20 mins. That doesn’t sound impressive, but bear in mind I didn’t transfer any data over from my old MacBook Air or a backup on an external drive. This was achieved through a combination of the magic of iCloud ...

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New iPad? Yes please!

So yesterday's iPad announcements from Apple were delicious, right? Very pleased to see a retina iPad Mini, now with 128GB storage. I'll be getting one of those as soon as they hit the shelves. I'm in love with the iPad Mini form factor, so more storage, faster processor and a better display combine for quite ...

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It’s like a Macbook, only smaller

Last Sunday, I made my fastest ever Apple purchase. I went into the Regent Street Apple Store to see the new Macbook Air models in the flesh – my other half had ordered one online and I was very keen to see what all the fuss was about. In short: I came, I saw… it conquered me. A couple ...