30 Days of AppleTV – Day 29

Ok, so today is the day we take a look at the numbers, and see if I spent more money in iTunes than I would have with cable and buying DVDs. Now, the first thing that I think I should mention, is that I didn’t buy as much TV as I thought I would. In Read more…

Everyone can now sell DRM-Free tracks in iTunes

Apple sent out a short message to partners who provide music to the iTunes store. The notice lets partners know that Apple will begin offering DRM-Free, higher quality tracks, next month, and they they can sell DRM Free tracks as well, if they choose to. Many of you have reached out to iTunes to find Read more…

Mac Developers Team up to help Virgina Tech Victims

On May 2nd, several independent Mac Developers will be donating the proceeds of their sales to the Virginia Tech Memorial Fund. You can find a full list of the available application here. Hopefully even more developers will join these indy developers to add to the pot. I don’t like getting off topic on Apple Gazette Read more…

Widget Watch: NOAA Weather Center

Living in Texas, the weather is an issue. Besides the fact that it feels like the surface of the sun here in the summer, in the spring, it never fails that at least once, the family has to crawl into the hallway and hope that a tornado doesn’t come blow us all way. (I swear, Read more…

Apple to Add Additional iPhone and AppleTV features for Free

Apple Insider has the report, but the information comes from the conference call yesterday concerning Apple’s second quarter financial results. Basically, Apple is going to be adding additional features to both the AppleTV and the iPhone over time…and these features will be free. Including some entirely new applications for the iPhone. What kind of additional Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily Episode 38 is Live!

NOTICE – This is the first episode with the new pro mic. Please let me know what you guys think about the audio quality. 2 Q results, Jobs against iTunes subscriptions, and iPhone and AppleTV free ad-ons in the fu You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can directly download the Read more…

Jobs says “No” to Music Subscriptions, “Yes” to more DRM-Free music on the way

In a discussion with Reuters yesterday, Apple CEO Steve Jobs went on the record on his stance on a subscription based music service in the iTunes store. “Never say never, but customers don’t seem to be interested in it…The subscription model has failed so far.” This statement from Jobs comes just days before Apple and Read more…

Apple Shares Reach All Time High

Apple shares today hit an all time high, reaching over $100 per share after the release of the better-than-expected sales numbers for the second quarter of this year. Apple saw it’s second quarter earnings come in at $770 million, or 87 cents a share, compared to earnings of $410 million, or 47 cents a share Read more…

30 Days of AppleTV – Day 28

So, that Harmony Remote issue…you guys were ON that. Thanks to everyone for their comments, and Mark especially for his Living with Mac screencast that really spelled everything out. I just followed it, and had the thing set up in a snap. Check it out here. In tomorrow’s post we’re going to go over the Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily Episode 37 is Live!

You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can directly download the episode right here. In addition to that, you should be able to play every episode of the podcast directly in your browser by using the widget below. Just click on the headphones to play the podcast inside the widget with Read more…