IFC offers films in iTunes

As we draw closer to the release of AppleTV, more movie support is trickling into the iTunes store. The latest edition is the Independent Film Channel, which is now offering 13 films in the iTunes store, including IFC’s 2007 Independent Spirit Award nominees. IFC has already offered podcasts relating to the behind the scenes aspects Read more…

Apple and Cisco settle dispute

MaCNN is reporting that Apple and Cisco have reached an agreement in regards to the “iPhone” name. From the Article: Under the agreement, both companies are free to use the “iPhone” trademark on their products throughout the world, according to the release. Both companies acknowledge the trademark ownership rights that have been granted, and each Read more…

WriteRoom 2.1 Released

One of my favorite writing applications, WriteRoom, released version 2.1 yesterday. If you’re not familiar with WriteRoom, I have written about it previously. The thing I love about WriteRoom is that takes away all the potential distractions that my desktop places in front of me. From the WriteRoom blog: WriteRoom 2.1 adds word counts for Read more…

YouTube Find: Apple TV Intro

The video of the intro for Apple TV seems to have made its way online… Read more…

‘Get a Mac’ circa 1996

Scootinger found this in the first issue of MacAddict from 1996. It bars more than a passing resemblence to the popular ‘Get a Mac’ ads that are currently running on television…and also, sadly, it points out one undebateable fact… The PC guy will always look like the PC guy, and the Mac guy will always Read more…

Apple History: The Evolution of Apple Notebooks

The history of Apple is always facinating to me, the evolution of the notebook in particular, so I decided to take a closer look at how the portable computer has evolved over the years… Apple has had a long history of producing great notebook computers. In fact, the first Powerbook is credited with being the Read more…

Software Spotlight: Frenzic

The crew at the Iconfactory make some pretty awesome apps. From the simple to use Twitteriffic, to this awesomely addictive new game Frenzic. Frenzic is a puzzle game. Think Tetris or Bejeweled, but way cooler. In Frenzic you construct Trivial Pursuit styled pies by clicking on one of the open spaces as new pie pieces Read more…

Star Wars Audio Books now in iTunes

The Apple Blog just broke the news that Star Wars audio books are now available in iTunes. There are a total of 67 titles available for download, covering almost every aspect of Star Wars lore, from adaptions of the films to countless stories set in the expanded universe. Most of the titles are abridged versions Read more…

Apple to face ANOTHER iPhone lawsuit?

MaCNN reported yesterday that Apple could be facing another lawsuit in regards to the as yet unreleased iPhone. This time from Quantum Research – a company that is ALREADY suing Apple, claiming that the Cupertino based hardware maker is infringing on it’s patents in the Nano clickwheel interface. From the article: “We will be looking Read more…

Gates and Jobs to Make Historic Joint Appearance

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs will be making a historic joing appearance onstage at “D: All Things Digital” conference this year.  The two will discuss the history and future of the digital revolution in an unrehearsed, unscripted, onstage conversation on May 30. Steve Jobs will appear on his own in a separate segment at D5 Read more…