July 21, 2006
Top 5 products to Pimp your Macbook
Apple’s new Macbook is one of the best notebooks money can buy. As it packs in some serious power along with advanced features. Here is a list of 5 products to help you pimp your Macbook.
No 5 – Incase Nylon Sleeve
With the Incase Nylon Sleeve ($ 50) you can carry more than just your Macbook and it is still much smaller than a full-size bag. Loaded with signature Incase styling, the sleeve features a fur-lined interior, detachable shoulder strap and tuck-away handles, and a utility pocket for cards, pens and other small items. It is available in a variety of colors like burnt orange, black and platinum grey.
No 4 – OWC 2GB RAM Upgrade
It is simple logic more RAM gives you more speed. By adding the 2 Gig chips not only will OSX run faster but other applications will also run much quicker than the standard 512 MB given by Apple. You can get a 2GB RAM upgrade from OWC (Other World Computing) for $ 215.
No 3 – Logitech Cordless Desktop S530
If you plan to use an external display or just hate using the MacBook’s built-in trackpad or keyboard, you’ll be needing a full-size keyboard and mouse combo. The Logitech Cordless Desktop S530 keyboard features an ultra flat design controls for iTunes and iPhoto and dedicated keys to launch other common apps. The accompanied Laser Mouse works on almost any surface and has a smooth tilt/scroll wheel, left and right click and five re-programmable buttons.
No 2 – Colorware Custom Painting Service
To stand out from the crowd you need to be unique and the paint pros at Colorware can transform the traditional Black and White design to a nice shade of red, purple, green or any or practically any color you want. For $450 you can pick between 28 colors throw in $100 more and you can mix your own colors. You can also get your trusty Mighty Mouse colored for an additional $20.
No. 1 – Dell UltraSharp 2407WFP 24-inch Widescreen LCD
The 2407WFP is not only cheaper than Apple’s 23 inch Cinema Display it also offers a host of additional features making it the top choice for Apple’s WUXGA resolution (1920×1200). It supports advanced features like PIP (Picture in Picture) and PBP (Picture By Picture) and delivers distortion-free, sharp images with a 1000:1 contrast ratio. The 2407WFP is available for $ 700.