After far too many rumors and a boat-load of speculation, Apple has issued invitations to a special event on January 27, at 10am PST. The staff speculate on what to expect from Apple and want to remind you that we'll be live blogging the shindig and hope you'll join us.
Plus, we answer your hard-hitting Twitter and Facebook questions! Okay, they weren't that hard-hitting.
With all the talk recently about an Apple tablet and speculation about what the next iPhone will bring, the device that helped get the company where it is today seems largely ignored. Thankfully, new patents revealed from Apple may provide clues as to where the iPod is going.
Another installment of "In Case You Missed It" because let's face it, the last week has been madness. Driving anywhere in town took twice as long, there were lines everywhere stretching around the block, even at ice cream stores in Alaska, and people kept coming over to visit or asking you to come to their parties. We'd be surprised if you had time to update your Facebook status even.
OK, so you maybe you were a tad bit naughty this year and Santa didn’t bring you a new Mac or that iPhone you’ve had your eye on. But he did bring you a new iPod, so you must have done something right! And with a little help from the MacLife.com elves, we’ll get you up & running in no time.
In the 1980s, “portable audio” took the form of comically large boom
boxes with as many flashing lights and extra buttons as eight D
batteries could power. The ’90s turned boom boxes into gadgets so sleek
and light, they looked (and often were) incapable of pushing enough
decibels to fuel a party, let alone annoy the neighbors. And today, the
iPod has pretty much killed the boom box, collectors of old-school
Whether it’s converting movies to watch on your iPod, building party
playlists, getting album art online, buying music, renting movies, or
backing up your iPhone, there’s an awful lot under the surface--and
even more than ever with the release of iTunes 9 in September. Many of
the tips and tricks we show you throughout this feature will save you
time and even reveal a few things you didn’t know you could do.