Everyone’s curious about jailbreaking their iDevices, but so many myths swirl around that it’s easy to get confused about exactly what jailbreaking is and why you might try it. That’s why we’re separating jailbreaking fact from fiction, one rumor at a time.
CNET's Brian Tong, by way of MacRumors.com, offers up word that Apple will be releasing iMac updates featuring Intel's Sandy Bridge processor and Thunderbolt (both of which most recently seen in the latest MacBook Pro updates).
If you ask two people about whether the next iPhone will have NFC capabilities, you're likely to get three different answers. The New York Times has weighed in the opinion of two people "with knowledge of the inner workings of a coming iteration of the Apple iPhone" -- and say that, yes, the iPhone will have NFC.
It's well-known at this point that one of Larry and Sergey's top choices for Google CEO was Steve Jobs. Now, obviously that didn't work out, and Google was until very recently run by the capable but not-as-funny-as-he-tried-to-be Eric Schmidt. This got us wondering what Google would've been like if Larry and Sergey had managed to woo Jobs into the search engine's top spot. Using our patent-pending ImagiNation, we're going to take you to an alternate reality, where just such a thing happened.
It was almost to be expected, right? The original iPad launch saw inventory run out rather quickly, and online order shipping times didn't exactly come down until last summer as Apple upped the pace to replenish supplies. It appears that the iPad 2's launch this weekend is going the way of its predecessor, as the only model left at Apple's Fifth Ave store today was the $829 Verizon 3G model.
Apple has a track record of making excellent guided tour videos that show not just the features of their new products, but also the experience of using them; they make you want to buy the thing even if you already own it, and they've just added tours for Garage Band and iMovie.
One of the biggest downsides to owning a lot of electronic devices are the cables. Cables can be a pain to manage and keep tangle-free. In this how-to (gallery edition!), we'll show you some easy ways to tie up your USB cables, MagSafe power bricks, and also the ever elusive earbuds. So, if you don't want to end up like that one episode of The Three Stooges, then click through and find out how to de-clutter your cables.
Ringtones are one way to personalize your iPhone and make your device distinctively you. However, these 30-second sound bites often cost more than the actual song. What most people don’t know is that GarageBand, which comes free on new Macs, can create these ringtones using music that you already own. In this how-to, we’ll show you how it’s done so you can spend your hard-earned money on things other than ringtones.
If you purchased an iPad recently, Wednesday's announcement of the iPad 2 might have left you with some bitterness, jealousy, and buyer's remorse. Well, remorse no more, because Apple's confirmed that customers who purchased the iPad 1 after February 16th are entitled to a $100 refund.