Is a 24 hour Apple news network necessary?

The Digital Lifestyle network went live yesterday. Not a bad name for a Tech Metwork. Here’s the thing, though, they’re not billing themselves as a Tech Network. They’re billing themselves as a 24 hour Apple News Network. Soak that in for a minute. A 24 hour Apple News Network. Sometimes I have a hard time […]

YouTube Find: Will Ferrell “Switch” Ad

While looking up videos related to the upcoming “Walk Hard” movie, I stumbled across some videos that I had forgotten about. There was a series of Apple “switch” ads that featured Will Ferrell. Some as himself, others as Santa Claus. I’ll probably post them all eventually, but you can check out the first one I […]

Tunecore gives away 34 songs in iTunes

Tunecore is one of those services that really could change the music world. They have a revolutionary service that gets anyone into iTunes, and lets them keep 100% of their music sale royalties. In a lot of ways its like a POD publisher for writers. They give you the means to get your work out […]

RUMOR: Some Developers getting Early iPhone SDKs

MacNN reports that according to its sources, some developers are getting early iPhone SDKs. Apparently, while still in the early stages the SDK resembles Google’s Opensocial in that it mediates between the programmer and the iPhone. Exact details on what the kit allows are unknown at this time, but it is clear that writing an […]

Has Leopard killed your Network speed?

Ever since upgrading to Leopard, I’ve been having a problem with my wireless network. I’ve tried switching to an Airport Extreme – and I switched back to my Netgear Router – I’ve tried everything I can think of – but it’s still a problem. What happens is that the wireless connection just seems to stall […]

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 […]

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…