MacBook battery won’t charge? fix

Yesterday, I plugged in my MacBook, but soon I realized that battery was not charging properly. If you are having battery / power related issues, here is how you can troubleshoot: Symptoms: MagSafe will not charge a MacBook Pro or a MacBook Air The green LED light  doesn’t light up Your Macbook is plugged in and the […]

My Mac won’t start: How to fix white screen

Recently I had this problem. My Mac would turn on but it would get stuck on the white screen upon startup after chime. This means that OS X can’t start because of problems with the system’s hardware or software. If your Mac fails to start up normally, there are a few things that you mat try to troubleshoot. First of all, […]

Guide: Trackpad Configuration

If you’ve recently received an Apple notebook as a gift or just want to know how to configure you Mac’s trackpad, read on! Multi-touch trackpads are one of Apple’s flagship features on the latest MacBook Airs and Pros. This is because they add a ton of functionality to OS X Lion as well as other […]

Apple Looking To Cash In On Macbook Air

According to Digital Daily, the Macbook Air could become a 2.2 billion dollar revenue maker for Apple. And we are not talking over several years, we are talking 2.2 billion A year! How crazy is that? To think a Mac that started off so poorly and with such little fanfare, to turn it around and […]

Do-It-Yourself Guide to Replacing a MacBook Pro Fan

If you have a non-Unibody MacBook Pro, and it suddenly starts to make an odd grinding noise, there are a number of possible explanations. The most obvious choice, especially if the noise occurs when the computer is working very hard, is the hard drive. Hard drives fail for many reasons, and once the failure begins, […]

Poor MacBook Battery Life Under Mac OS X 10.6.6

Some users have reported shorter battery life from MacBooks and MacBook Pros after the update to Mac OS X 10.6.6. Fixes Reset SMC. Some users have reported that resetting the Mac’s SMC (system management controller) at least temporarily resolves this issue. Calibrate. Note that new batteries may need to be calibrated before they will hold a […]

MacBooks, Magic Trackpads Get Stuck in “Clicked” Mode

Some users have reported an issue in which MacBook and MacBook Pro trackpads, and the Magic Trackpad, appear to become stuck in “clicked” mode. Users experiencing this problem may accidentally highlight text, drag items or perform other activities. This issue may occur after the trackpad software update or the Mac OS X 10.6.4 update. Potential […]

Magic Trackpad and Multi-Touch Trackpad Update 1.0 Adds Inertial Scrolling and Three-Finger Drag Gestures to Some MacBooks

Apple has released Magic Trackpad and Multi-Touch Trackpad Update 1.0. Release notes state that the update: “includes the required software to use Magic Trackpad. The update also installs the three-finger drag gesture and inertial scrolling for Mac portable computers, as listed below. This update also installs a Trackpad System Preferences pane for configuring Magic Trackpad on […]

Boot Camp Update for 2010 13-inch MacBook Pro — Now Actually Available

Late last week we noted that Apple had released a Boot Camp Update for 2010 13-inch MacBook Pro, but the download links were broken soon after release. The update has now been officially posted, and appears on Apple’s software download page. Apple says the update: “addresses an issue that may cause the Boot Camp Control […]