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KB Updates: MacBook pointers, slot-loading drives, and stacked computers

Apple has updated a few knowledgebase documents covering a few issues people may have with MacBook and MacBook Pro computers.

By December 22, 2009


Apple KB Updates: iPhone hardware and slot-loading optical drive troubleshooting

Apple has updated a couple of knowledgebase articles that may be useful for people trying to troubleshoot either iPhone hardware or slot-loading CD drives that are available in a variety of Mac models (iMac, Mac Mini, and Laptops). These articles inclu

By July 30, 2009


Problems with DualDisc format (e.g. Dave Matthews' Band 'Stand Up') on slot-loading Macs

Problems with DualDisc format (e.g. Dave Matthews' Band 'Stand Up') on slot-loading Macs

By May 11, 2005


Over 1,000 iMac aquariums sold: Fish screensavers are still in style

You can buy your own iMac aquarium (or lamp or eMac clock) online from Jake Harms, who turned a DIY hobby into a business.

By May 26, 2015


Xbox One buyers run into dodgy disc drives

New Xbox One owners are having the same luck of the draw that took the shine off Sony's PS4 launch. This time, it's the Xbox's slot-loading disc drive that's the problem.

By November 24, 2013


Microsoft: Turn the Xbox One vertical? Do so 'at your own risk'

The upcoming Xbox One wants to keep its feet flat on the ground. It wasn't built to be upended, an Xbox exec warns.

By September 20, 2013


$199 game consoles aren't worth the money you're saving

Sony and Microsoft both offer stripped-down current-gen consoles for $199, but spending just a little more really can pay off.

By August 26, 2013


Best Windows 8 laptops with optical drives

Most of the Win 8 PCs we've tested are ultrabooks or hybrids that lack DVD drives, but there are still a handful of new notebooks that play DVDs, for fans of physical media.

By March 8, 2013


PlayStation 3 sells 70 million consoles, equalling Xbox 360

Sony's PS3 has caught up with Microsoft's console, which went on sale a year earlier.

By November 19, 2012


PS3 Super Slim teardown finds hardware changes, no real upgrades

Bill Detwiler cracks open the PlayStation 3 Super Slim, shows you how Sony redesigned the popular gaming console, and compares the new machine with older PS3 models.

By October 15, 2012