Mac accessories

4. January 2014
Seagate Thunderbolt Goflex adapter

External Thunderbolt SSD hard drive enclosure assembled by yourself

There is hardly any external hard drive enclosure on the market that is equipped with a Thunderbolt connector and would run with a 2,5 inch SSD. If you don't want to use a ready-made external 2,5-inch SSD solution and [...]
4. January 2014
Kanex SimpleDock with cables

Kanex SimpleDock: Inexpensive docking station for the MacBook

So far I've always been on the lookout for a Thunderbolt docking station like the Belkin Thunderbolt Express docking station to make the annoying cabling between my MacBook Pro Retina and the rest of the external devices easier. The Thunderbolt docks [...]
15. November 2013
USB 3 or Thunderbolt

External Hard Drive - Better USB 3 or Thunderbolt?

External hard drives are often bought to store files, to back up the iPhone or iMovie library or to be used as a TimeMachine volume. With current Macs, the question arises whether you would rather [...]
15. November 2013
Lacie Rugged Thunderbolt 1TB

External Thunderbolt hard drive with 1TB capacity: LaCie Rugged

Slowly but surely, the Thunderbold hard drives are entering a price range in which private users can also consider whether to buy one. With 1 TB, the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt is one of the larger hard drives [...]
4. November 2013
LG BP40NS20.AUAE10B external Blu Ray burner

DB-XL Blu-Ray Burner from LG for the Mac burns up to 128 GB

I have to admit, the BD-XL format was new to me until recently. But it seems to be the next generation of BluRay discs, because with it you can burn a whopping 128 GB on a disc. [...]
28. October 2013
Samsung DDR4 SDRAM

DDR4 RAM: New RAM is on the way

When recommending how much RAM you should give your computer, you can really only say: the more, the better. Why this? Because the main memory is crucial when it comes to using several programs at the same time. [...]
23. August 2013
SurfacePad for MacBook Pro

SurfacePad - the palm rest for the MacBook Air and Pro

The guys from Twelve South have a number of accessories for iPad, iPhone and MacBooks in their portfolio that can be recommended almost across the board. One of them is the palm rest called "SurfacePad" (no, that is [...]
14. August 2013
numeric keypad

Apple keyboard with numeric keypad: the salvation for accountants, tax consultants and number lovers

I know the problem by now - "If Apple were to bring out a notebook with a numeric keypad, I would switch from Windows to Apple immediately!". That is the saying my accountant makes every few months [...]
17th of June 2013
CMYK color laser printer

Color laser printer for the Mac - small purchase advice

In the meantime we have reached times in which you didn't have to test for luck whether a printer was running on the Mac or not. On the one hand, there are many manufacturers who sell their devices directly to the [...]
11. March 2013
iRepair SSD installation kit

DVD-SSD adapter for the MacBook Pro

The internal DVD drives have been obsolete for a while and are actually rarely needed. In my case, I only use the DVD / CD drive every now and then to rip a music CD [...]