Can anyone actually get their Dashboard Webclips to work?

I’ve never really found Dashboard useful. I understand that some people do, but for me, its never been something I wanted or needed on my Mac. I thought that was going to change with Leopard. The webclips button in Safari is one of my favorite “ideas” of Leopard. I say ideas because the thing doesn’t Read more…

Mac OS X 10.5.1, iPhone 1.1.2 expected soon

Over the next few weeks we could receiving some major updates from Apple for both the iPhone and Leopard. Apple has already released the first build of 10.5.1 to developers for testing. The 267Mb update features some major fixes for iCal, Mail, Firewall, Keychain and more. It is expected to be released to the public Read more…

iPhone Line starts at Regent Street Apple Store

It begins… A small line has formed at Regent Street Apple store in London. On Friday, at 6:02 pm, those patient few will finally be able to legally get their hands on an iPhone. It’s been a long time coming, and I’m sure there are some pretty excited UK Apple fans out there today. If Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 147 – Michael Eisner is an idiot!

Michael Eisner, iPhone apps for Yellow Pages and more! 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 which is now located in Read more…

Kansas City public school hand out Macbooks for students

The Kansas City Public School system will be distributing 5,000 Macbooks to high school students as part of their one-to-one computing initiative. Earlier this year the school board voted to lease the Macbook for students, and later modified the initiative to allow the students to “check out” the computer for use at home. This is Read more…

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars – comes to the Mac

Well, gaming is certainly getting more active on the Mac. In the last week we’ve had Eve Online, and Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean MMO released for Mac, and yesterday, Apple Insider got a close look at the latest installment in the Quake franchise, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars – which is coming to the Mac Read more…

Ringtone Playlists – Hey somebody buy these…please?

Apple has put together some collections of Ringtones to try and spark interest in them. The collections are Ringtones for a variety of subjects, ranging from Country and Folk Music to Rock and even spoken word. Of course, what they really seem to be missing, for me anyway, are Ringtones I would actually want – Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 146 – AGD Returns!

Apple Gazette Daily Returns! 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 which is now located in the side column of the Read more…

Quicksilver goes Open Source

Quicksilver fans who are also code monkeys can rejoice today. TUAW reports that the app is now an open source project as a Google Code Project. Hopefully this will speed up the development of the application (which, I don’t know about you, but I’ve been having trouble with in Leopard). Quicksilver is one of my Read more…

Some Macbooks, Macbook Pros, and Mac Minis at risk of Hard Drive Failure

According to Techworld, the Seagate SATA hard drives used in the MacBook, MacBook Pro and Mac mini may be subject to a flaw that can cause massive data loss. “The read/write heads are detaching from the arm and plowing deep gouges into the magnetic platter,” Retrodata Managing Director Duncan Clarke explained. “The damage is mostly Read more…