Videos by Category: MacBook

Understanding MacBook Battery Cycle Count
5/2/17
You can find your MacBook's battery cycle count in System Information. A cycle is a complete charge of the battery and will not count partial charges as a full charge. So you can feel free to use your battery as needed. Do not be afraid to charge your battery after only using a fraction of the power. Apple maintains a page with expected battery cycle counts for different MacBook models.
MacMost Now 576: Don't Stress About Batteries
7/8/11
In this special episode, learn to now stress about your MacBook or iOS device battery. It may not be worth it to expend a lot of time and stress to extend your battery's life by only a little bit.
MacMost Now 521: What Is Thunderbolt?
2/25/11
Take a look at Apple's new connection port, Thunderbolt. Now on all MacBook Pros, we'll soon find it on all Macs. You'll be able to use Thunderbolt to connect displays, hard drives, video equipment and other devices.
MacMost Now 206: Monitor Your MacBook Battery
2/20/09
You can use the Mac's System Profiler to closely monitor your MacBook battery. You can view the charge capacity, current charge, age and current power use. You can use this to make adjustments to your behavior to get more life out of a charge.
MacMost Now 193: Modbook Updates
1/26/09
In this MacWorld Expo special, take a look at the latest developments from Axiotron, the developers of the Modbook. A new version now has some touch as well as pen capability, and a new model will soon support MacBook Pros.
MacMost Now 146: New Line of MacBooks
10/14/08
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at today's announcements of new MacBooks, MacBook Pros, MacBook Air and new Cinema Display.
MacMost Now 48: Protecting Your MacBook While Traveling
2/25/08

Gary Rosenzweig looks at ways to protect your MacBook from being stolen, and how to prepare for the worst. Methods include: cable locks, security software, backing up and insurance.

MacMost Now 45: Unboxing the MacBook Air
2/18/08
Eve Park opens up her MacBook Air and we see what comes in the box.
MacMost Now 31: The Modbook Tablet Mac
1/21/08
Eve Park takes a look at the Modbook from Axiotron, a tablet Mac made from a MacBook with a pressure-sensitive tablet screen.
MacMost Now 28: MacBook Air First Look
1/15/08
Gary Rosenzweig gets his hands on the new MacBook Air ultra-thin lightweight notebook computer at the MacWorld Expo.
MacMost Now 3: Locking Down Your Mac
11/29/07
Gary Rosenzweig looks at ways to secure your Mac. You can set a login password, require the password when waking from sleep mode, and encrypt your data.
Macmost Now 2: MacBook Mobile Access
11/28/07
Gary Rosenzweig looks at the options for hooking your MacBook up to the net through Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile. You can use Express34 cards or USB devices to get access almost anywhere in the U.S.