Now that you've seen our picks for Gear of the Year,
we're curious to find out what your essential gear is. Tell us what
your three favorite pieces of Mac-related hardware were in 2009. And
remember, they don't necessarily have to be Apple products. So if
you've got a favorite mouse, iPhone case, or laptop bag that the world
needs to hear about, let us know. Send the name of your three favorite
hardware products, along with a brief description of what you do with
them, and why they're so awesome. The most interesting and enthusiastic
response will score an excellent prize.
Apple and its partners released hundreds upon hundreds of compelling products this year. We scoured the hardware universe, tested the heck out of the most intriguing gear we found, and now share our exclusive list of the 15 very best.
For all of its success in the music business, Apple has been mostly been chasing its tail where video entertainment is concerned. But a new report from Wired claims that the company may be launching a new second offensive to solve the problem.
Look out the window for flying pigs! Rumor has it that Apple has let one slip past the goalie -- in this case, an iPhone application was approved despite a violation being spotted, with a warning to fix the problem down the road.
Back in October, cell phone giant Nokia slapped Apple with a lawsuit alleging infringement of its wireless standard patents. Now, Apple is fighting back with a countersuit in what they call a “response” to Nokia’s legal action.
After last month’s announcement that the largest retail store chain in the U.K. would start offering the iPhone, now comes word that Tesco is also slashing prices that would make even its U.S. cousin Wal-Mart jealous.
Welcome to the wonderful word of Apple. Your new Mac comes chock filled with a variety of intriguing software and helpful, built-in utilities,
and we're sure that you'll enjoy your new machine for years to come.
However, you may be wondering what in the heck to do with your old PC.
Surely, that Windows machine gave you some good years, before it became
plagued with menacing viruses and fattening bloatware. So, why not give
it a new lease on life by reconfiguring your old PC to serve as a Linux
media server for your Mac? It's the perfect trade-off and will ensure
that no old computers rise up out of the ashes with revenge on the
Word on the street is that Apple’s iPhone is something of a failure in China after moving a mere 5,000 devices at the official launch in late October. But the “little phone that could” has now topped 100,000 units in the weeks since that launch.
It’s no secret that Apple’s iTunes software is widely considered to be a bloated beast written on top of ancient code. For all of its great features and continual update, the Mac version of iTunes is often more sluggish and slow than its Windows counterpart. But that may soon be changing, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal.
Lately, Apple has been trying to pass the peace pipe to its iPhone developers after a number of growing pains related to the App Store. Another piece of the puzzle fell into place this week with RSS feeds for the iPhone Dev Center website.