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One More Thing: Apple’s New Multi-touch Mighty Mouse

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Let’s face it, the Mighty Mouse is flawed. Luckily, Apple has filed for numerous patents directly hinting at a multi-touch Mighty Mouse, which could prove to bring us an unexpected treat sometime in the near future.
The Mighty Mouse made its public debut on August 2, 2005 becoming Apple’s first multi-button mouse ever. Its [...]

Apple’s Future Looks Just As Exciting Without Macworld

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Since news first broke that Apple would be pulling out of Macworld, headlines have been dominated by the lack of Steve Jobs’ keynote. Speculation about his health remains as potent as ever, with some analysts nearly demanding a public appearance by the CEO.
At the core of the entire situation lie some fundamental truths that make [...]

CrunchBase Should Rollout An iPhone App Section (CrunchApps.com)

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

In response to the ongoing, back-and-forth dilemmas between iPhone App developers and Apple, Crunchbase.com is perfectly setup to rollout a bridge that could play an integral role in in the current App Store/iPhone App setup.

As the website itself states, “CrunchBase is the free database of technology companies, people, and investors that anyone can edit.” The [...]

The Cultural and Economic Significance of Macs at Walmart

Monday, December 8th, 2008

It has been confirmed that Apple’s iPhone will be sold at Walmart before the end of this year. While most may see this as a natural step in the iPhone’s evolution, the cultural and economic significance this has on both companies is astounding.

Acceptance
Culturally speaking, Apple’s products have always been marketed as “high-end” products. Which is [...]

The Importance Of Backing Up and the Increasing Virus Threat

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Do Mac users need to lose sleep over the malware that plagues our PC using friends? Do we need to load up on antivirus and antispyware and antirootkit software? Probably not. There is a better solution: bootable clones.

The more knowledgeable PC users know that the greatest vulvernability to malware assault resides in user habits, opening [...]

Unaired Apple Commercials: The Definitive List

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Apple has had tremendous success over the years with their ad campaigns. Through clever marketing they have been able to shape and morph their image into an elite, premium brand. While searching for those perfect takes, some of Apple’s commercials didn’t quite make the cut.
Below is a list of some the best unaired Apple [...]

All I Want For The Holidays Are App Store Development Guidelines

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Apple’s App Store has changed the way mobile developers can reach their audience. By setting up a fast, secure environment for developers and game publishers to distribute their games and applications, Apple is attempting to bridge a major gap between the industry. However, some setbacks remain and the environment still needs some attention.

One of Apple’s [...]

Warren Buffett & Steve Jobs: 10 Similarities

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

They are the best at what they do, here are 10 qualities they share.

Live non glamorous lifestyles
Warren Buffett, worth $63 billion, lives in a $700,000 house and has been there for 50 years.  His license plate reads “THRIFTY”.  Have you ever seen the website of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, 7th largest corporation in the world? It epitomizes Buffet’s frugality. [...]

How Much Longer Will Steve Jobs Be Apple’s CEO?

Monday, November 10th, 2008

It’s no surprise that Steve Jobs will one day retire from Apple. But how much longer can we expect Steve at the helm? And when it’s time for Jobs to move on, how much warning will customers, shareholders, and investors get?

The industry has come to know Steve Jobs as the face of Apple, bottom line. [...]

Has 2008 Been The Outstanding Year Steve Jobs Promised?

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Back in January of 2008, Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the stage at Macworld and unveiled new products such as the Macbook Air, Time Capsule, Apple TV movie rentals and some snazzy iPhone and iPod touch software updates. During, and after the keynote (in exclusive interviews) Jobs made it a point to say that “there [...]

Will iPhone Gaming Ever Really Compete in the Mobile Gaming Market?

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Since the launch of the App Store, Apple has officially entered the mobile gaming market with the iPhone and iPod touch. Despite the wide influx of games and extremely talented developers that have embraced the platform, many are still left wondering whether the iPhone and iPod touch, will ever be able to rival more [...]

Apple Is The Best Run Company In America

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

In a time of vast economic downturn and financial instability, not many companies are able to shake-up management, launch high-end technology products, and position themselves as a leader both on, and off Wall Street. With CEO Steve Jobs at the helm, Apple has officially set itself apart from the rest of the floundering tech industry, [...]

Feature: Would a Psystar Victory lead to a Downfall or Promote Open Competition?

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Let me preface the following by stating on record that I am an avid supporter of all Apple products, both hardware and software alike. I am writing this article on a Mac and I will continue to work with Mac products for, well, probably the rest of my life.
Okay, so now that we got [...]

Apple Notebook Event Rumor Roundup: Wishes Do Come True

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Over the past several months, not just the Apple community, but the entire tech industry had been speculating about Apple’s then unreleased product announcements. For the most part, rumors have been accurate, and Apple has done a great job listening to consumers.
Let’s take a look at how accurate the Rumor Mill really was.

MacBlogz
In June [...]

The Top 8 Reasons Apple’s Upcoming Notebooks Will Blow Our Minds

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

The rumor mill has been in high swing lately. “The Brick” has been revealed, and various information regarding Apple’s upcoming notebook line has been uncovered. Among all of the rumors and fake blurry spyshots, anticipation has been increasing. Below are the top 8 reasons Apple’s upcoming notebooks will blow our minds.

1. Design →
Macbook Pro: It [...]

Leaked: Apple Genius Position Hiring Documents, Process Revealed

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Ever wanted to know what the hiring process is like at Apple? Or what they would offer you for a genius position? Well, I went through the entire process and even got a job offer. Of course, I turned it down and now I’ll share the experience, and the documents Apple sent me, with you.

Roughly [...]

Feature: 48 Hours With iPhone Software 2.1

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Roughly 48 hours ago, Apple released a massive software update for all iPhone users. My initial reaction was great, and the general buzz has been very positive. Two days later, I couldn’t be happier with iPhone Software 2.1. My iPhone feels like itself again, and Apple definitely delivered as promised.

When Apple made the extremely over-ambitious [...]

Feature: Would You Really Want All Your Data and Applications in “The Cloud”?

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Google released their very own web browser this week, “Chrome“. Initial reaction has been positive and Google’s stance on cloud computing has become more apparent. Everyone from the NY Times to Google’s own co-founder Sergey Brin have called Operating Systems bulky, and old-fashioned.

Cloud computing is being pushed like never before. Google with Chrome is [...]

Feature: Adobe Creative Suite 4 Sneak Peak on September 23; Video: John Nack Interview

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

On September 23, 2008 Adobe will be offering a sneak peak of its flagship product, Creative Suite 4. Users can signup for a webcast, which will feature the new applications being used, as well as showcase new enhancements and “major improvements” to Adobe’s popular application suite.

In May, Adobe made three betas available for download, DreamWeaver, [...]

Feature: [video] Google’s “Chrome” and Mozilla’s “Ubiquity” – Changing the Way We Web

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Mozilla and Google are trying to change the way we browse the web. Google with the release of a new web browser called “Chrome”, and Mozilla Labs with mind-blowing projects like “Ubiquity.” Google’s “Chrome” browser is being released today, and the far more impressive “Ubiquity” has been available only as a prototype.

Browsers like Apple’s Safari [...]