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How to: Fix random MacBook keys not working

MacBook Pro Keyboard

I have and regularly use a MacBook Pro that hails from 2010. It feels so long ago, but yet the hardware functions so brilliantly well despite it’s age. This is something I seriously doubt I could say about a Windows-based laptop given that I’ve known friends have three laptops in the time I’ve had this… Read more »

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Retina MacBook Pro no longer a pipedream

The Retina MacBook Pro has been speculated ever since the new iPad was launched earlier this year. Tim Cook teased the audience at this year’s WWDC keynote when it put up refreshed specifications for the current MacBook Pro line and then suggested he needed to make room on the slide for something else. That something else was a new line of MacBook Pro’s which were hotly anticipaetd and pretty much guaranteed following Apple authorising “Retina ready” applications into the Mac App Store just a few days earlier.

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My expectations of WWDC 2011 (Updated)

In less than a couple of hours Steve Jobs will stand before a packed room and deliver to many of the world’s journalists, bloggers and fan boys (oh and the odd developer too) this year’s WWDC keynote speech. The Internet is awash of expectation, rumour and idle chatterings about what we can expect to be revealed.

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Do I need an iPad?

It feels like a lifetime ago that Apple launched the iPad. The US market have been able to enjoy the product for a number of weeks, whilst the rest of the world has (in some cases) been patiently waiting for a wider release.

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Essential applications for Apple Macs

As part of a quest to find what applications and software I need to get, for my MacBook Pro, I tweeted out looking for suggestions. The below list is a combination of suggestions that people tweeted back as well as some I’ve found for myself.

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A sneak peek at the iPhone 4G / HD?

A new range of MacBooks are expected to be launched in the very near future, but for most (myself included), the fourth generation iPhone is the most hotly anticipated device.

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Are Apple products worth their price tag?

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Compared to many, I am still a relatively new Apple consumer – I purchased my iPhone 3G in early 2009. (I don’t feel it’s fair to count the Apple Newton I owned many years earlier!)