James GalbraithPCWorld

James is the director of Macworld Lab.

ViewSonic VA2448m-LED LCD Monitor Review: Good Images, Shaky Design

A wobbly stand and below-average motion detract from the otherwise good features and performance of the VA2448m-LED.

Dream Screens: Eye-Catching 24-Inch Monitors

Which display will make your images, videos, and documents look their best? We tested nine LCDs, from the biggest monitor makers, to identify the best of breed.

Asus VS247H-P LCD Monitor Review: An Appealing Budget Choice

Reasonably priced, the VS247H-P display lacks ergonomic adjustability but is a good all-around performer.

Samsung S24A450bw LCD Monitor Review: Moderate Price, Flexible Design

Though it has only basic connections, this 24-inch Samsung display is an appealing option that earned Very Good scores across the board.

LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series 2TB hard drive

If you do have a recent Mac with Thunderbolt, especially a MacBook Air, then the Little Big Disk is the least expensive, smallest Thunderbolt drive, and fastest portable hard drive currently available.

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21.5- and 27-inch iMacs (Mid 2011)

Last week, Apple updated its iconic line of iMac desktop computers with technologies first introduced in February with the MacBook Pro. At the heart of the new iMacs are new Intel processors and new device connectivity, both of which provide the new iMacs with welcomed speed boosts.

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Putting the Band Into GarageBand

One may be the loneliest number, but that's how most people use GarageBand--sitting alone in front of their Mac, playing along with loops and building songs...

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Speedmark 6.5

Here in the Macworld Lab, we try to keep Speedmark, our Macintosh benchmark test suite, on pace with the current version of Mac OS X (for example, we updated to...

iPhone 4 Battery Life: The Test Results Are In

Appleā€™s iPhone 4 boasts longer battery life compared to its predecessor. Tested is a year-old iPhone 3GS and the iPhone 4 in a series battery endurance tests.

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Test Results: IPhone 4 Battery Life


As you know, Apple's new iPhone 4 ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ) boasts a boatload of new features and improvements. One such improvement is increased...

Benchmarks: New Built-to-order MacBook Pros

Apple recently updated its entire line of MacBook Pros with new graphics; the 15-inch and 17-inch models also got new Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors. While...

Epson Unveils $100 Wireless Multifunction for Home Users

On Wednesday, Epson introduced the latest member of its NX line of multifunction printers, the Stylus NX420. Targeted at home users and students, the new...

Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro/2.53GHz (Core I5)

Apple's latest 17-inch MacBook Pro--released as part of last month's laptop overhaul--offers an impressive mix of price savings and performance gains over the...

Epson Introduces New WorkForce 520 All-in-one Inkjet

Epson on Tuesday announced the availability of the latest addition to its WorkForce line of printers. The new WorkForce 520 is a $130 multifunction inkjet...

Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro (Spring 2010)

Apple's new 15-inch MacBook Pro lineup may look identical to its predecessor (the mid-2009 models [ Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ] that brought the fixed...