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MacBook Pro spotted on Caprica

It's not at all unusual for Apple's products to make guest appearances on TV shows and films. Some shows take this to an extreme. 30 Rock, for example, is so stuffed full of iMacs, MacBooks, and iPhones that it seems like Apple is the only computer...

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Rumor: Best Buy sticks Core i7 logo on MacBook Pro page

When you're waiting so intently for something you know is just around the corner, even the slightest sign of a hint at the new arrival is worth a bit of excitement. Today's moment of thrill (which is almost certainly just a website error, but you...

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TUAW review and giveaway -- BookArc from Twelve South

It's no surprise that TUAW bloggers like the products from Twelve South. They're made only for Macs, they have excellent quality and the company always sends us items to give away to our readers. We've previously had giveaways for the BackPack,...

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Toy Story 3 and the Mac

One of the things I missed in the news last week due to being so busy at Macworld (along with most of the Olympics, though we did get to watch the opening ceremony at a post-show dinner) was the brand new Toy Story 3 trailer -- Pixar's latest movie...

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Macworld 2010: TUAW interviews Tim Hickman of Hard Candy Cases

Hard Candy Cases runs a booth right across from ours here at Macworld 2010, so when they offered to come on the livestream and show us their cases for laptops and the upcoming iPad, we gladly accepted. Co-founder Tim Hickman brought along a...

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Rumor: MacBook Pro refresh imminent, SKUs dropped from Best Buy systems

Dovetailing nicely with the rumor I noted early Saturday morning regarding benchmark results showing up for a mystery MacBook Pro, we now have a tip that existing MacBook Pro SKUs have been deleted from Best Buy's sales system. The picture above...

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Rumor: Geekbench hints at a Core i7 MacBook Pro

A quick couple of tips from readers Ken and Jack, and this thread over at the MacRumors forums, point us towards an interesting results page at the Geekbench site (Google cached version, in case they get hammered), which aggregates benchmark results...

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Do you, MacBook Pro, take this Hermione to be your lawfully wedded wife?

We're not sure about the authenticity of this video or if this is truly love at first iSight, but Macenstein featured the story about this young British woman, 24 year-old Hermione Way, who unofficially married her MacBook Pro "Alex" on January...

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University of Oregon shows off engraved MacBook Pros

I've always been jealous of the folks who get free laptops from their work or school (back when I was in school, I used a paper notebook and a pen and liked it!), but I'm especially jealous of the folks from the University of Oregon's Center for...

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BookBook: A classy way to protect and hide your MacBook

Curse you, TwelveSouth! You keep coming up with ways to make me spend my hard-earned money. This time, it's a wonderfully unique sleeve for the MacBook line, the BookBook. This US$79.99 sleeve looks like an antique leather-bound book, but it...

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Gene Munster: 2010 is the "Year of the Mac," sales up significantly

When Gene Munster talks, people listen. The Piper Jaffray analyst delivered one of his missives this morning stating that his analysis of Mac retail sales in the U.S., based on numbers tracked by NPD Group, are up about 26% year-over-year for the...

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Flickr (err, Etsy) Find: Iron Mac

Ok, so usually our Flickr Find feature is about photographic stuff, but this was so cool I had to share it anyway. Gizmodo (via SlashFilm) found this awesome MacBook sticker over on Etsy, and I think, though the Newton one is still cool, that we...

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Rumor: Intel's Core i5 to show up in MacBook Pros this month

Spanish website faq-mac.com had an interesting tidbit this morning. As seen in the screenshot from the site, an Intel Retail Edge program email showed a giveaway for a MacBook Pro. While that's not unusual -- a MacBook Pro makes a great prize for...

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Flickr Find: MacBook Generations

Oh man. I'm tempted to just sit back and let you marvel at the beauty, history, innovation, and intelligence that is on display in the picture above, taken and posted by Robert Donovan on Flickr (and be sure to check out the alternate view, too --...

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Scratching the surface: DJ'ing with your Mac

It's Saturday night and you're out and about painting the town red, or whatever color it is that towns are painted these days. Whether you end up at a night club, a lounge or a bar, there's a good chance there's going to be a DJ spinning up some...

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Road Tested: the socially-developed Quirky PowerCurl

You've heard me rant about Quirky before on TUAW: it's a company that uses social development (i.e., group-think) to create innovative new products. Everyone who participates deeply in the creation of a product can benefit monetarily from the sales...

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