MacBooks have exploding batteries

Many older MacBook Pro owners have experienced their battery life slow degrading over time or have had the charge crap out when in use. But on some occasions, MacBook batteries have been known to burst, even when not in use. ZDNet contributor Violet Blue recently talked about her experience with a burst battery. The MacBook was an…

Exploding Batteries Surprisingly Common for MacBooks, Dangerous to Users

"Expected behavior." That is how Apple defines the surprisingly common occurrence of exploding batteries in MacBooks, and from the sound of it, battery replacement is a struggle. "Apple is approaching its tenth year of exploding laptop batteries and might be fine with telling customers that its batteries bursting apart is 'expected behavior,' said ZDNet blogger…

IPhone photo tips

Struggling to get that perfect shot with an iPhone camera? Can't stand still long enough to prevent a blurry shot? These are problems that virtually every iPhone owner has when trying to take photos with their camera. However, there are ways to improve picture taking with the device. Jonny Evans discussed a couple of tricks…

New iPad app helps failing students

Many school districts across the country have been successfully rolling out 1-to-1 computing programs using both iPads and MacBooks for their students. However, a new application may help teachers reach out to kids who are struggling in school. In Ellsworth High School in Maine, a faculty-designed app allows instructors to tag students so they can help them…