Shiny Video Review: ten alternative uses for a MacBook Air


There are thousands of videos about the MacBook Air floating around the googles, so Alex thought she’d try her hand at something different – the top 10 alternative ways to use a MacBook Air.

Apparently they’re good for hiding porn, using as a flower press, and as a tray? Huh. Someone get Jobs on the iPhone, quick-smart!…

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Katherine HannafordShiny Video Review: ten alternative uses for a MacBook Air

Hail to the world’s ugliest most expensive MacBook Air

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Unveiled at CeBIT, this is the world’s first MacBook Air to get the Swarovski crystal makeover treatment. This is what creator Bling My Thing (that’s the name, I swear I’m not making it up) is calling the ‘Golden Age’. Honestly, hasn’t anyone worked out that it doesn’t make any difference how many Swarovski bloody crystal you super-glue to a piece of technology, it still looks utterly ridiculous.

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Al WHail to the world’s ugliest most expensive MacBook Air

Apple intros new MacBooks, and MacBook Pros with multi-touch trackpad and latest Core 2 Duo processors

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Apple has today unveiled six new notebook machines — three MacBooks and three MacBook Pros — all featuring the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors, and now including the same multi-touch trackpad as found on the MacBook Air.

With speeds of up to 2.5GHz, the new Core 2 Duo chips pack a decent punch. Even the entry level MacBook sports a 2.1GHz processor.

Only the MacBook Pros feature the new multi-touch trackpad, with the MacBooks continuing with the standard scrolling trackpad. The new trackpad gives instant access to features such as pinch, rotate and swipe — great for handling photos.

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Andy MerrettApple intros new MacBooks, and MacBook Pros with multi-touch trackpad and latest Core 2 Duo processors

The fastest notebook to run Windows Vista is a MacBook Pro (send your hatemail to PC World, not me)

macbook-vista.jpgPC World, that veritable tome of PC (and Mac!) facts, has just uploaded a fancy laptop slideshow to their site showing ‘The Most Notable Notebooks of 2007′. Here’s hoping no-one releases any super-duper models between now and the end of the year, for their sake.

Anyway, the point to including some dodgy home photo of a MacBook Pro running Vista is that it’s apparently the fastest running Windows Vista notebook. Yes,…

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Katherine HannafordThe fastest notebook to run Windows Vista is a MacBook Pro (send your hatemail to PC World, not me)