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3 items tagged “macbookpro”


Multitouch on Unibody MacBooks. FingerMgt is a lovely little app that illustrates quite how sensitive the touchpad on modern MacBooks is —it can track up to 11 touch points and measure pressure as well as location.

# 6th November 2009, 2:44 pm / apple, macbook, macbookpro, multitouch

The State of Solid State Hard Drives. From Jeff Atwood’s report it sounds like the price/performance ratio for SSD hard drives has got to a point where switching is the most cost effective way of improving a personal machine’s performance. Anyone know what’s involved in putting one of these things in a MacBook Pro?

# 14th October 2009, 1:03 pm / harddrives, jeff-atwood, macbookpro, performance, ssd


Battery Statistics. Run “ioreg -w0 -l | grep Capacity” on a MacBook or MacBook Pro to find out the DesignCapacity (original) and MaxCapacity (current) of your laptop’s battery.

# 27th July 2008, 11:05 am / battery, capacity, corstencurdt, macbook, macbookpro, power