James GalbraithMacworld

James is the director of Macworld Lab.

Angelbird SSD2go

SSD2go review: Speedy portable solid-state drive available in an array of colors

Angelbird's SSD2go is a fast performer and you can customize the case colors to match your personality.

Scanner buying guide 2013: Find the right scanner for your needs

Scanners have remained popular peripherals by evolving with the times. Here's how to pick out the best document or desktop scanner this holiday season.

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: A tale of two laptops

Apple offers two standard configurations of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and the benchmarks tell very difference stories for each one.

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Touchscreen monitor shootout: Dell's P2314T takes on Samsung's S24C770T

Use Windows 8 the way it’s intended. These huge, high-res touchscreens tilt deeply for easier use.

2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: Thinner, lighter, and faster never hurts

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

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Benchmarks: Upgraded graphics boost new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Macworld Lab has test results for the new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro laptops.

Six iPhones tested, and they can't agree on magnetic north

Readings that vary by 20-plus degrees make the iPhone less useful than a $15 compass.

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iMac review: Modest gains for the new entry-level Haswell iMac

While the jump in performance isn't huge, the $1299 iMac is still a good bargain computer.

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Monoprice Glass Panel Pro review: Affordable alternative to Apple display

Monoprice's new display uses high-quality IPS panels.

Bride of Frankenmac revisited: How our OS X PC compares against an iMac

Macworld Lab changed the components of its DIY Mac to match an iMac. Here are the test results.

promise pegasus multiple drive raid enclosures

Promise preps for Mac Pro with new Thunderbolt 2 peripherals

The Mac Pro won't arrive until later this year, but storage maker Promise Technology will have Thunderbolt 2 products ready when the new desktop ships.

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Mac Pro and Bride of Frankenmac

Bride of Frankenmac: The illicit PC that runs OS X faster than a Mac Pro

What happens when Macworld Lab takes some spare PC parts and puts together a computer that runs Mac OS X? The results are impressive, but also illegal.

Review: OWC's Envoy Pro EX SSD impresses with its speed, small size

Small, stylish and swift, the bus-powered Envoy Pro EX is an extremely portable SSD.

Review: Three widescreen HD monitors that pivot from portrait to landscape

We go eyes-on with new models from HP, NEC, and Samsung, whose expansive screens and pivoting hinges give you more options for viewing content or images.

Lab Tested: New MacBook Air offers best battery life of any Apple laptop

Macworld Lab found that the new MacBook Air has a significant boost to its battery life.