Software Spotlight: More iChat Effects

iSmiley has a way to spice up your iChats if you’re already getting bored with the handful of special effects that made their way into Leopard’s iChat. More iChat Effects is a piece of software that does EXACTLY what it says – it gives you More iChat Effects. From the ever popular hologram effect previewed Read more…

Apple “puck” mouse named one of the worst Tech products of all time

The Apple hockey puck shaped mouse shipped with iMacs in 1998. It was hard to hold, uncomfortable, and cheap feeling. It was a terrible mouse. The guys at cNet UK think it was SO terrible that it’s one of the worst tech products ever invented. I tend to agree that it was an absolutely horrible Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 157 – Will the Tiger Update make you reinstall your Mac?

Will the Tiger Update make you reinstall your Mac? You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can listen to the episode right here: right here In addition to that, you can also download the Apple Gazette Daily Widget and listen to every episode of the show right on your Dashboard. Click Read more…

YouTube find: Apple Mac Ad, 1994 – “In House”

Want to see what iLife looked like circa 1994? This video uses all the technology of the time, including the power of the VCR to make a presentation that simply couldn’t be matched on any other machine. It’s amazing how far we’ve come in the last few years… Read more…

Software Spotlight: Desktopia

Desktopia is a great little freeware application for those of you that can’t help but constantly change your desktop background. Desktopia takes it to a whole new level, making your background change throughout the day. It’s bundled with a backgrounds to get you started, but you can customize it however you like. For example, you Read more…

What do you want to see on Apple Gazette.com?

As we approach December, it’s a time of year that is very bad for technology news. Most, if not all, of the new products that are going to be released have been released, and there is going to be a drought of news over the next month or so, until the Macworld 08 rumors start Read more…

The Evolution of the Mac and Windows Desktops

Gizmodo has posted a very large image of the evolution of both the Mac and Windows Operating Systems. It’s interesting to see how much (and in some cases how little) things have changed from update to update. You can click here to check out the large version of the image and get a good look Read more…

Orange iPhone Data Plans Revealed

The iPhone is coming to France on Nov. 29th, and the data plans from Orange have been revealed. 49€/mo Plan: – 2 hours + 2 (late evening or week-end) hours of voice calls: – 50 SMS – 10 hours of Orange Wifi – Unlimited VoiceMail, E-Mail and data 59€/mo Plan: – 3 hours + 3 Read more…

YouTube Find: Mary J. Blige iPod Ad

The evolution of these iPod ads over the years has been very interesting, and they’ve never looked better – but I have to say I’m tired of them. I’m ready for a new iPod + iTunes campaign… Read more…

Apple “Black Friday” Sales posted

TUAW has posted the Apple store sales for Black Friday’s day of shopping madness: MacBooks: Up to $101 off iMacs: Up to $101 off iPod Shuffle: $68 ($11 off) iPod nano: from $138 ($11 off) iPod classic: from $228 ($31 off) Airport Extreme: $158 ($21 off) Airport Express: $88 ($11 off) Wireless Mighty Mouse: $58 Read more…