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 Read more…

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 Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 158 – T-Mobile news, Final Cut Express, More

T-Mobile’s rivals even the playing field in Germany, Final Cut Express 4 Released, and more 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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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…