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How Else Do You Think We’ll Get to Star Trek?

Forget everything you’ve heard about the iPad. Put aside all the caveats and seemingly major flaws that people are floating around, and think about what Apple’s really doing here. If you don’t quite get it, don’t worry, it’ll eventually click.
A tablet computer, a beefed up iPhone, a touch screen slate, the iPad, whatever you call [...]

MacBlogz Is With CoCo!

MacBlogz stands behind Conan O’Brien. Show your support for the movement and artist Mike Mitchell by purchasing an original I’m With CoCo t-shirt or print. Read more about the I’m With CoCo movement here and here.

Ditching the iPhone? I’ll Bet WinMo Has What You Want

As of late, we have three prominent names publicly ditching the iPhone. Om Malik, from GigaOm, Michael Arrington from TechCrunch, and one person who’s inspired me for ages, macintosh developer Steven Frank from Panic, inc. here in Portland, Oregon. While I have no qualms with their decisions to ditch the iPhone, I’m having a tough [...]

iPhone 3GS: Some Pit-falls Revolving Search, Photos and Videos

I’ve had roughly 7 hands on hours with the iPhone 3GS. While the device performs entirely like a newer, faster, more powerful iPhone, a few pit-falls regarding searching and tagging leave me a tad confused.
Undoubtedly, the video recording feature is absolutely phenomenal. I’ve already been recording everything around me for the fun of it, [...]

Israel Finally (Officially) Gets the iPhone

From an article on popular Israeli website nana10, it has been announced that Israel will finally (officially) get the iPhone through national carrier support.
As of now, the announcements only state that Pelephone will be carrying the device and that they’ve been told to “get ready” for the launch. What’s perplexing is why Orange isn’t anywhere [...]

iPhone OS Running On A Multi-touch Monitor. Probably Fake, But Still Amazing! (Video)

Apparently some folks over at either decided to get real creative with some After Effecting, or they’re literally doing Apple’s work for them.

This might totally be fake, and done with running a matte mask through After Effects, but it’s still incredibly impressive. I can think of a ton of useful real-world applications for something [...]

13″ Macbook Pro: Finally, A Replacement for the 12″ Powerbook

Not even twenty minutes into Phil Schiller’s keynote speech at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple gave the crowd something relatively unexpected. Every single aluminum-unibody notebook is now considered a Macbook Pro, with the “Macbook” moniker only sticking around for the white plastic model.
Since Apple first unveiled the new unibody designed notebooks, they were received [...]

iPhone Concept: I Really Wish This Was Real

Between some exciting Steve Jobs reports, iPhone 3.0 and Snow Leopard, things are heating up the weekend leading in to WWDC. Be sure to tune in to Gizmodo’s live coverage here: on Monday, June 8th at 10am Pacific.
No, it’s not real (sadly). But I really wish it was.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs On Track to Return Within A Few Weeks

Recent reports from the Wall Street Journal (via MacRumors) confidently explain that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is on track to return to the company at the end of June.
After taking a six month medical leave, reports are starting to surface claiming that Steve Jobs is on track to make a full return to Apple within [...]

Palm Pre Overhyped, and Why Roger McNamee Shouldn’t Speak In Public

Currently burning through huge cash infusions from Venture Capital firm Elevation Partners, Palm has moved all their chips, their rolex and mortgage to the center of the table with the Pre.
In a matter of days Palm will be releasing the most overhyped device since the original iPhone. They’re calling it the Pre, which takes its [...]

Leaked Photo of New Apple Portable Device? NOPE. Just An Icon.

9to5mac has more on this.
Just an icon.

AT&T Working On “Everything Plan” Tethering Included

I’ve recently heard that AT&T has plans to release an “everything plan” to combat Sprint’s efforts with the Palm Pre. They are hoping to have details hashed out before the Pre is released. But from pricing plans all the way down to data usage, I get the feeling that things are still pretty disorganized over [...]

The Palm Pre: Hope or Hype?

Let’s cut around the hype and get to the point. I’m hounding the release of the Palm Pre the same way I hounded the iPhone from January 2007 until that historic day in June. Maybe not with the same passion and intensity, but I’m definitely checking in on a daily basis to see what’s going [...]

Things Are Heating Up: Steve Jobs, iPhone and Healthy Communication

Things haven’t really calmed down ever since Steve Jobs so elegantly announced that he was taking a six-month leave of absence. Recently, communication between Apple and its partners has been productive and the company is firing on all cylinders.
In regards to Steve Jobs and his return in June, there’s a few interesting pieces of information [...]

Apple Holding iPhone 3.0 Special Event on March 17

Apple has recently dished out invitations to a special event set to be held on Tuesday, March 17 in Cupertino to go over the iPhone 3.0 software and new Software Development Kit (SDK).

Next Tuesday’s event will come just over a year after the company released the original SDK at the iPhone 2.0 software event. [...]

Leaked Photo of NEXT-Generation iPod Shuffle

Even though Apple has recently released released a new iPod Shuffle, our sources were able to get their hands on a leaked photo of the NEXT generation iPod Shuffle. It’s even smaller, invisible and only works with these obscure Japanese headphones that nobody can find.
The new shuffle depicted in the leaked photo below, has wireless [...]

Weekly Recap: Hardware, Job Security, and Applications

Hardware Premonitions and Releases
Rumors have circulated for quite some time that Apple had been readying overhauls to their desktop line and this week proved such premonitions to be fairly accurate.
READ β†’ – Possible Apple Desktop Event Slated for March 24
READ β†’ – Leaked Spyshot of Mac mini Packaging
READ β†’ – New [...]

Amazon Releases Kindle For iPhone Application

Following on the heels of the Kindle 2’s recent debut, Amazon has released a free Kindle application for the iPhone and iPod touch that will give users access to their vast e-book library.

Dubbed “Kindle For iPhone,” the application will allow consumers to purchase and read Kindle books through an interface that the company describes as [...]

Apple Releases Plethora of New Hardware: Mac Pro, Mac mini, iMac

Mac Pro
Apple today has released an upgrade to its professional line desktop, the Mac Pro. Alongside redesigned interiors that make it easier to expand the machine, the new Mac Pro includes Intel “Nehalem” Xeon processors capable of running at speeds up to 2.93 GHz.
β€œThe new Mac Pro is a significant upgrade and starts at [...]

Apple Reportedly Scheduled to Release iMacs and Mac minis Tomorrow

Adding even more fuel to the fire, some more updates regarding upcoming Mac minis and iMacs has been made available. Detailed specs are now being reported by some sites, which accompany previous reports, leaked images, and a video.
HardMac reports:
The new iMac models and their corresponding references:
- MB417: Entry level model
- MB418: “Mass market” model
- [...]