Belkin TuneFM Review

I wasn’t really planning to get an iPod anytime soon, but all my siblings were snapping up latest-generation iPods of their own (2 second-gen Shuffles, one second-gen Nano, and one fifth-generation/Video). They got theirs cheap because of educational discounts (about 20% off) so I was actually considering riding on their discount since I no longer Read more…

Mac Tablet with Docking Station in 2007?

Several weeks ago I speculated about an Ultra Portable Mac with a docking station coming soon from Apple.  So you can imagine how pleased I was when I saw this post on Mac Rumors this morning. From the post: Smarthouse.com.au claims that Apple has a full working prototype of a Mac tablet PC within their Read more…

Apple shares hit new all-time high for fourth straight day

Shares of Apple Computer, Inc. (AAPL) hit another new all-time high today, closing at $91.63, up $1.32 or 1.46%, on heavy volume of 18,524,119 shares during a shortened NASDAQ holiday trading session. With 852,988,000 shares outstanding, Apple’s market value currently stands at $78,159,290,440. The market was closed for Thanksgiving yesterday. On Wednesday, Apple shares closed Read more…

Deck your Desktop with this “Cool” Screensaver!

So Thanksgiving is out of the way…bring on Christmas!  If you’re not into Christmas, then Merry or Happy [insert your holiday of choice here], but if you DO celebrate Christmas, or just like Christmas stuff, then you’ll digg this screensaver from Skyrocket Software. I find the voice of the screensaver slightly creepy (imagine if Steven Read more…

XtremeMac Unveils Lunaâ„¢ Alarm Clock and Audio System for iPod

XtremeMac kicked off the holiday shopping season today with the debut of the Lunaâ„¢ alarm clock and audio system for iPod. The only alarm clock for iPod to integrate an on-screen menu system, Lunaâ„¢ lets you sleep and wake to your iPod or the radio, and also serves as a complete speaker system for home Read more…

5 Things Apple Fans can be Thankful for This Year…

In the US at least it’s our annual time of Thanksgiving….so that got me thinking…what do we Mac Users have to be thankful for this year? After giving it some serious thought (at least 4 or 5 minutes worth) it occurred to me that it’s been a very good year to be a Mac fan, Read more…

OS X Vulnerability: Disk Images

MacSlash reports that corrupted .DMG files can be used to run arbitrary code on OS X. The Month of Kernel Bugs project has just proof of concept, where they tested this on an up-to-date installation of OS X on an Intel-powered production Mac. Corrupt .dmg files are not properly processed by the kernel driver responsible Read more…

Turn your Mac into a virtual call center with PhoneValet 5.0

Parliant Corp. is now shipping PhoneValet Message Center 5.0 for the small office, home, and home office. PhoneValet’s software and hardware platform turns a Mac into a virtual call center with unlimited voice mail boxes, call blocking, recording, logging and screening, automated dialing and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) capabilities – on single or multiple lines. Read more…

REVIEW: Centerstage Flip-Stand Case for iPod

Finding the right iPod case for you is hard. I’ve been looking at quite a few recently (and you’ll be seeing more iPod case reviews this week and next), and it’s really, really difficult to find “the perfect case”… Well…usually anyway. The Centerstage Flip-Stand Case from Griffin Technology is a case specifically designed for those Read more…

MacHeist Mission Two has begun!

If you’re playing MacHeist – and you should be…it’s fun, free, and you get cool Mac software for playing – the second mission has begun. The mission was originally delayed due to an illness of one of the team members behind MacHeist, but now everything seems to be up and running. We’re all out of Read more…