DarwiinRemote is released! Use your Wii Remote on your Mac!

Our newly launched sister site, Wii Living, is reporting that Darwiin Remote has been released for OSX. From the post: Darwiin Remote is a tiny program that allows you to control your Macintosh computer with your Nintendo Wii Remote. Right now it only operates in Apple Remote mode, but what this will hopefully lead to Read more…

Tagtraum releases beaTunes 1.1 – want a free copy?

UPDATE: We’ve given away all 10 free copies of beaTunes, but you can still download the trial at http://www.beatunes.com/ Thanks to Tagtraum for letting us give away copies of their awesome software!  Tagtraum has released beaTunes version 1.1 and to celebrate they’re giving away 10 free copies to Apple Gazette readers! From the press release: Read more…

Software Spotlight: Pixen

Software Spotlight is a new ongoing feature of Apple Gazette.com to feature Mac software, both old and new, from around the web.There are several open source graphics editing programs out there today, and most are trying very hard to take on Photoshop or Illustrator as best they can. As a graphic artist I appreciate all Read more…

Office 07 file format incompatible with Macs

Microsoft’s newest version of Office saves  documents in a format that is incompatible with  the Mac version of Office…or any other Mac application for that matter. “Microsoft Office Open XML” is the name of the new format that applies across Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications on PCs using Office 2007.  Specifically, the formats are saved Read more…

Flashback: Apple ][ Print Ad

Take a look at this blast from Apple’s past… Click on the image for a full size version …ah…back in the days when advertisements actually EXPLAINED something. For those of you that may not know what an Apple ][ is…and I hope there are few of you…here’s a little info from Wikipedia: The Apple II Read more…

REVIEW: Griffin RadioShark

RadioSHARK REVIEW The Griffin RadioShark has been out for a while now…basically, it’s a Tivo for radio. It’s a great concept, but the overall functionality of the device is a mixed bag. The Look The look of the device, I have to say, is pretty cool. It looks like a slick white shark fin, with Read more…

XtremeMac Expands MicroMemoâ„¢ iPod Recorder Line

XtremeMac today announced a new version of its MicroMemoâ„¢ recorder, designed specifically for the iPod nano 2G, as well as a lapel microphone called MemoMicâ„¢ that works with all versions of MicroMemoâ„¢. Together, these devices enable digital recording of interviews, lectures, meetings and more, directly to the iPod nano. Once uploaded to a computer, the Read more…

Software Spotlight: Fish

Software Spotlight is a new ongoing feature of Apple Gazette.com to feature Mac software, both old and new, from around the web. Fish is a completely free Aquarium simulator for the Mac.  It is compatible with OSX 10.3 and up, and was recently released as a Universal Binary. Fish is much more than the Aquarium Read more…

Kevin Rose “confirmes” iPhone details w/video

On the most recent episode of Diggnation, Kevin Rose (after much prodding by co-host Alex) spilled some details about the iPhone. Kevin Rose has a history of “calling” Apple products before they are released, including the iPod Nano. Here are the details: Extremely small device Two battery design (with single charger) — one for playing Read more…

Software Spotlight: ReelBean

Reel Bean from JS8 Media is a powerful video converter that has features usually reserved for high end (and extremely expensive) pro application. Most of Reel Bean’s features are available free of charge, but you can activate the “extra-powerful” features in the app for only $15. Some of Reel Bean’s features include: Converts videos to Read more…