AppleTV – but not iTunes – now in Korea

So…even though there is no iTunes store for Korea, Apple has released the AppleTV into the Korean market according to Infinite Loop.  Now the obviously question here is…huh? Why would they do that? There are two schools of thought on it. 1) Apple is planning to launch a Korean iTunes store soon. 2) Piracy is […]

Apple Gazette Daily Episode 47 is Live!

McCartney to iTunes? iPod Patent Filings, and just might have a case against Apple… 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 […]

Patent Filing: iPod/iPhone Nano w/ “Touch Surface” On Back

Apple’s newest iPod related Paten filing reveals a concept for an iPod with a full screen complete with “no touchie” surface.  The touch area of the device would actually be the BACK of the iPod/iPhone/iWhatever.  You can see from the illustration above how it would work. Remember, though, these Patent filings don’t often reveal the […]

Apple Releases Pro Apps Update 4.0

Yesterday Apple released an update to its Pro applications sweet, Pro Application Support 4.0.  Apple says the update improves general user interface reliability for Apple’s professional applications and is recommended for all users of Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Aperture, Final Cut Express HD, Soundtrack, Logic Pro and […]

RUMOR: Paul McCartney headed to iTunes?

Infinite Loop has posted an unconfirmed rumor that Paul McCartney will be promoting and selling his new albmun through iTunes, and that, additionally, he may add his entire back catalogue to the Apple online music store. Being a huge fan of his work, I hope this is true (if you want the closest thing you’ll […]

OS X Quick Tip: Create Your Own Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shorcuts are fantastics…but unfortunetly, not every task has a keyboard shortcut assigned to it. However, if you want, you can create your own custom keyboard shortcuts and add to the already impressive list of shortcuts that’s built into you Mac. Here’s how… Go under the Apple menu, to System Preferences, and choose Keyboard & […]

Software Spotlight: Nocturne

Nocturne is a new free application from the creator of Quicksilver. It’s a very simple application for switching your computer to “night vision” mode. Of course, you can already do something similar to this on your Mac just by hitting “ctrl-opt-cmd-8” (Go ahead, try it…it’s fun.) But Nocturne offers some subtle improvements that make this […]

1984 Macintosh Lighted Sign sells for $1,000 on Ebay

This rare lighted Macintosh sign from 1984 sold on Ebay for $1,000 bucks. Apparently there were only 1,000 of these bad boys ever made. The design features a Picasso-like drawing of a Mac carved into the glass, with color accents filling in the indentions. I’d like to have one myself… …but not for $1,000 Check […]