Finally, inertial scrolling has come to our trackpads on older MacBooks via Magic Trackpad and Multi-Touch Trackpad Update 1.0. The 79MB update requires a restart but now my mid-2009 13" MacBook Pro has inertial (momentum-based) scrolling. The faster you flick, the further you scroll. Previously I had a 3rd party app installed but this official update adds much smoother inertial scrolling. I haven't figured out how to use the 3-finger gesture for window dragging yet, nor did I see a new … [Read more...]
Back to School – Apple Store HongKong
Apple's annual "back to school" sale has started. From May 26 to September 7, 2010, upon purchasing an Apple computer (MacBook/Pro/Air, iMac) you can get a free 8GB iPod touch after rebates! This was how got my 13" MacBook Pro last year after the June 2009 updates. If the MacBook Air gets a (great) refresh before the September 7 deadline, I would be seriously tempted! For more details, see here: Back to School - Apple Store HK. FAQs: http://www.apple.com/hk/en/promo/faq/bts.html … [Read more...]
Faster, cheaper MacBooks announced, with SD card slot!
At the WWDC, Apple announced a few significant changes to its MacBook line.Yes, that above is an SD-slot! It has replaced the ExpressCard slot in a few MacBook Pro models.The 15" MacBook Pro gets the same revolutionary built-in battery as the 17" version, which means Lithium-Polymer with up to 7 hours of battery life. The battery has an estimated lifespan of 1,000 recharges = 5 years. The entry 15" MacBook Pro now starts at HK$13,188, has a 2.53GHz CPU and does away with the additional 9600M … [Read more...]